Today's News

  • Reunions, July 11 issue

    TROY – The Swaney, Nicholson, Orander and Jordan family reunion will be held at noon Aug. 3 at the Troy Community Building in Troy.
    Meat and drinks will be provided. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish.

    Vanwinkle – Mills family

    ST. MEINRAD – The annual Vanwinkle – Mills family reunion will be July 14 at the St. Meinrad Community Center.
    Dinner will begin at noon CST. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish and auction items.

  • Weekend VBS at First Church of the Nazarene

    TELL CITY – Tell City First Church of the Nazarene will host a weekend vacation Bible school, “Hay Day—Growing in Friendship with Jesus,” from July 19 through July 21 at the church.  
    This VBS is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences where kids will see, hear and touch. Team-building games, Bible songs and multi-sensory Bible adventures are just a few of the activities that participating kids will enjoy, organizers said.

  • What a show!

    A photo submitted to the News by Jane Efinger-Hayden shows an unplanned fireworks explosion Saturday on the Ohio River at Rocky Point. According to police reports, a call was received at 8:30 p.m. reporting that fireworks had exploded on a pontoon boat. After dispatching police and an ambulance, dispatchers received a second call that no one was injured and that emergency-services could cancel their run. One man suffered a bruise to his leg but police did not file a formal report.

  • Church News, July 11


    Rose to speech at Gospel Tabernacle
    SPENCER COUNTY – Missionary Jimmy Rose will speak at Light of the World Baptist Church in Midway at 7 p.m. today through Saturday.
    At 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Pastor Hagan of Light of the World Baptist Church will speak. All are invited to attend.

  • Saint Bernard summer social Sunday

    ROCKPORT – The public is invited to the annual St. Bernard Summer Social Sunday on the church grounds at Sixth and Elm streets in Rockport. Hours are 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. All-you-can-eat fried-chicken or roast-beef dinners will be served in the air-conditioned gym from 11 a.m. until the food runs out. Takeout will be available.  
    Saint Bernard’s “famous” soup” will be on sale by the bowl or gallon and sandwiches and other food items will be available in the food court.

  • Archabbey Library to host ‘Preserving the Past’ exhibit

    ST. MEINRAD – The Archabbey Library Gallery, located on the Saint Meinrad Archabbey campus, will host an art exhibit titled “Preserving the Past.”

  • Officials get tax-increment financing report


  • St. Paul Youth return from successful mission trip

    St. Paul Catholic Church Mission Trip participants recently returned from Kenosha, Wis., where they spent a week serving the homeless center, food pantry, elderly care center, soup kitchen, YMCA, children-adult disability center, children’s healing center and pregnancy center.

  • Stuff the Bus called lifesaver for kids, teachers


  • 22nd annual star party Saturday at Patoka Lake

    BIRDSEYE – The Patoka Lake 22nd annual star party is scheduled 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Patoka Lake Beach.   
    Those attending will view a special presentation by members of the Louisville and Evansville astronomical societies and the Stonebelt Stargazers of Bedford, as they share their knowledge of the sky above. There will be kid’s activities and giveaways until dark. A special astronomy program will be held at 6:30 p.m. under the tent on the beach. Telescopes will be set up for observations of Venus and Saturn as darkness falls.