Today's Features

  • ST. MEINRAD – Abbey Caskets, a work of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, will host a Service of the Longest Night on Saturday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m. Central Time 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.

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict accepted postulants Lynn Falcony and Lisa Schutz into the novitiate, the second stage of incorporation into the religious community, during a simple ceremony Nov. 14. During the ceremony, the women received their titles of Sister Lynn Marie and Sister Lisa Marie.

  • Gospel band to perform at Deer Creek


    PERRY COUNTY – Divine Mercy, a southern-gospel band, will perform at Deer Creek Baptist Church Sunday, Nov. 22, at 10:30 a.m. A Thanksgiving dinner will follow the service.


    Thanksgiving service Nov. 22


    TELL CITY – A unity Thanksgiving service is planned for 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at Community Christian Church, 821 10th St. in Tell City.

  • TELL CITY – Elsie Arnold, who turns 90 on Saturday, claims her favorite game show is “The Price is Right.” She watches it every morning she can. A couple of weeks ago, she got a call from her son Randy Arnold, who said her grandson, Erik Arnold, would be on The Price is Right on Nov. 23.

  • Editors’ Note: This feature appeared in the Dubois County Herald and was written by Leann Burke. It was posted to the Hoosier State Press Association’s Information Network.


    “Buggy! Buggy! It’s a buggy!”

    The Nancy Hanks Elementary School second-graders heralded their arrival to Amish country near Montgomery in Daviess County while their teachers, Janessa Steckler and Amber Lubbers, chuckled.

    “It’s funny because they do that every year,” Steckler said.

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    November 20

  • Kurt and Lori Hammond of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter Lydia Mae Hammond. Lydia was born Sept. 11, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. She weighed seven pounds and three ounces and was 21 inches long.

    The mother is the former Lori Huffman. Lydia was welcomed home by two brothers Karson, 6 and Lukas, 2.

    Paternal grandparents are Kathy and David Hammond. Maternal grandparents are Karen and Steve Irwin and the late Scott Huffman, all of Tell City.

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Revelations of Divine Love: Praying with Julian of Norwich,” on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9:30 a.m. Eastern time until 4 p.m. in St. Gertrude Hall at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.