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Today's Features

  • Christmas can be a painful time for some. It may be the first Christmas without a loved family member who has recently passed or it may be a time that has always been difficult.

  • Doug and Jean Galey of St. Croix celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 14, 2017, at the Derby Community Center with a dinner among friends and family. The couple was married at Branchville Methodist Church Oct. 14, 1967.

    They have three children, Richard Galey of Georgetown, Keith (Jackie) Galey of Evansville and David (April) Galey of St. Croix; and four grandchildren, Sidney, Jackson, Shelby and Vivian Galey.

    Jean’s siblings include James Knieriem, Faye Evrard, Donnie Knieriem and Joyce Tooke. Doug had a sister, the late Lavaughn Sprinkle.

  • SANTA CLAUS – GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays is a helpful, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one’s death. Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m. CST, or Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. at Santa Claus United Methodist Church.

    The seminar features video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and other people who have experienced the holidays after their loved one’s death and who offer practical suggestions and reassurance. These people share honestly about:

  • ST. MEINRAD – Abbey Caskets, a work of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, will host a Service of the Longest Night on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House Chapel.

    Many people find the holidays a challenging time. Instead of celebrating, they are struggling with grief. They miss loved ones and find that the usual traditions and bright lights serve only to heighten their struggle.

    Fr. Adrian Burke, OSB, will lead the service with prayer and Scripture that acknowledge those who mourn and struggle with loss during the Christmas season.

  • Jack and Tara Briggeman of Columbus, Ohio, announce the birth of a son, Carson Wayne Briggeman, on June 5, 2017. He was born at Ohio State University Hospital, weighing 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

    Grandparents are Bill and Vicki Gebhard and Harry and Kim Hawkins, all of Tell City. Great grandparents are Charles “Junie” and Geraldine “Gerry” George of Tell City and the late Chester and Helen Gebhard, the late Glenward “Jack” and Maureen Briggeman and the late James and Delores Hawkins.

  • Mark and Carolyn Lindauer of Cannelton will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary Nov. 17. The couple was married Nov. 17, 1982, at Calvary Church in Troy.

    They have three children, Adam Lindauer of Gentryville, Thomas Lindauer of Tell City and Melissa Cronin of Cannelton. Their grandchildren are Jordan Lindauer, Ryder Lindauer, Julia Williams, Bryce Lindauer, Melanie Cronin and Abel Cronin.

    Carolyn, the former Carolyn Vinson, is employed at Abbco.

  • TELL CITY – The Community Christian Church in Tell City will host a 40th year reunion of the gospel singing group Crusaders Of Faith this Saturday, Nov. 18, beginning at 7 p.m.

    Community Christian is located in the former Newman-May School building at 821 10th St.

    The group members are Jerry Sanders, Dale and Tish Putman, Cheri Criss Taylor, Tony Bennett and Larry Belcher. They will be assisted by Leo Gronquist and Danny Bolin.

    Everyone is invited to attend and meet with old friends and listen to some good gospel music.

  • TELL CITY – The Women’s Guild of Tell City Evangelical United Church of Christ will hold its annual Christmas salad luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church’s Fellowship Hall at 10th and Jefferson streets. In addition to more than 40 different salads, there will be chicken casserole, hot rolls, drinks and a choice of homemade Christmas cookies. Cost is $8 per person and carry-outs will be available. The public is invited. For more information, call the church office at (812) 547-7059.

  • Alleisha and Randy Miller of Ireland welcomed home a daughter, Juliet Miller, born Oct. 4, 2017. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces.

    Grandparents are Lisa Wheatley of Troy, Allen Wheatley of Tell City and

    Dan and Linda Miller of Ireland. Great grandparents are Anna Wheatley of Tell City and Vera Eckert of Jasper.

    Juliet was also welcomed by brothers, Chase and Bryce Miller.

  • SANTA CLAUS – Das Nikolausfest will take place on Dec. 2 and Dec. 9 in the lower level of St. Nicholas Church in Santa Claus. On Dec. 2, the event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the Feast of St. Nicholas Mass beginning at 4:30 p.m.

    There will be Mexican food such as frijoles charros, homemade steak tacos and Mexican style baked goods.