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Today's Features

  • Story By Kathy Finley

     

    Aug. 1, 1960, was a famous day in Tell City. The AP and the UPI wire services sent out a story and it was published all over the United States in far-distant cities.

    The army’s official publication, “The Stars and Stripes,” carried a lengthy article that was read by servicemen, including those serving in Korea and Cambodia. 

  • First Lenten breakfast at Cannelton UMC

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County will host Lenten breakfasts each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 7:50 a.m. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday, Feb. 17.

     Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.

  • Tyler and Emily George of rural Bristow announce the birth of a son, Brody Reed George, Nov. 1, 2017. He weighed 6 pounds 8 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long

    Maternal grandparents are Marvin and Carol (Ubelhor) Troesch of St. Meinrad. Paternal grandparents are Tom and Danielle (Bosjolie) George of Santa Claus.

  • Joshua and Alessandra Graham of  Manhattan, Kan., welcomed home a daughter, Ilse Viktoria Graham, born at 4:29 p.m. Nov. 10, 2017, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Ilse weighed 6 pounds 7 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Maternal Grandparents are Rick and Rita Aders of Bristow. Paternal grandparents are Robert Graham of Spring Creek, Pa. Great-grandmother is Beverly Hubert.

    The mother is the former Alessandra Aders.

  • Central Baptist to host women’s ministry

     

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Central Baptist Church in Hawesville will host a women’s ministry event on Saturday, Feb. 17. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. followed by a program including guest speaker, Brandy Hopkins from First Baptist Church in Tell City. 

    There is no charge for this event. RSVP are requested by Feb. 15. For more info or to make a reservation, email jds@psci.net or call (812) 548-8681.

     

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a quiet retreat, “Honoring the Woman Within,” from March 2-4 at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    This quiet retreat provides an opportunity to step aside from a busy life to explore and deepen the relationship with God.

    In an environment where physical, emotional and spiritual renewal can take place, this quiet, reflective retreat will offer you the time to connect with God through journaling and other unique prayer experiences.

  • Lindsey and Kurt Rottet of Ferdinand announce the birth of a son, Marshall James Rottet, on Nov. 29, 2017. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19 inches long.

    Marshall was welcomed home by a brother, Abraham Rottet.

    Grandparents are John and Stacey LaGrange of Santa Claus and Terry and Patty Rottet of West Baden.

    Great-grandparents are Brenda and Carroll Ray Goffinet of Tell City, Ann LaGrange of Mariah Hill and Shirley Rottet of Jasper.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Gregory Ellison II, associate professor of pastoral care and counseling at Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, will deliver the annual Black History Lecture at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    His lecture, “Vocations of Resistance: The Problems of Fit and Flat,” will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. in St. Bede Theater.

  • By Candy Neal

    (Jasper) Herald

     

    Sister Mary Carmel and Sister Mary Carmen Spayd share more than similar names.

    They share the same DNA.

    “Most people get us mixed up. They’ll think I’m her or that she is me,” Sr. Mary Carmen said of her twin sister, Sr. Mary Carmel.

    The 92-year-old twin nuns are used to the mix-up, especially now, since they are almost always together at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • First Lenten breakfast at Cannelton UMC

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County has finalized plans for its annual Lenten breakfasts. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday, Feb. 17.

    The breakfasts will continue each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 7:50 a.m.

    Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.