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Today's Features

  • St. Pius fall picnic Sept. 11

     

    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival on Sunday, Sept. 11.

    On the menu will be the parish’s famous soup, available by the bowl and gallon, fried chicken or roast beef dinners, hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream and homemade pie.

    Entertainment includes the Crosswinds band, a giant yard sale, games for adults and children and a raffle.

    Serving will begin at 11 a.m. Guests are asked to take their own containers for carry-out soup.

  • James and Kathleen Ebert of St. Meinrad will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 19 with a private gathering. James Ebert and the former Kathleen Seng were married Aug. 19, 1966, in St. Raphael Catholic Church in Dubois with Fr. Raymond Schroering officiating.

    The Eberts are the parents of four children: Julie (Ebert) Becher of Mariah Hill, Jeff Ebert of St. Meinrad, Jill Ebert-Lasher of Evanston and Kim Ebert-Zink of Raleigh, N.C. They have 11 grandchildren.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Novice Tony Wolniakowski OSB, professed his temporary vows as a Benedictine monk in a ceremony Aug. 6 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    He has completed his novitiate, a year of prayer and study of the Benedictine way of life. As is the custom during the profession of vows, he was given a religious name. He will now be known as Brother Kolbe.

    Brother Kolbe, 29, is a native of Lansing, Mich. Most recently, he worked for the State of Michigan as an insurance complaint analyst in the Department of Insurance and Financial Services.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Fr. G. Nicholas Rice, a priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville, Ky., was honored on Aug. 2 with the Distinguished Alumnus Award, at the annual Saint Meinrad Alumni Reunion. He is a member of the ordination class of 1967.

    The award, given by the Saint Meinrad Alumni Association, was begun in 1990 to honor alumni who exemplify the Gospel values and who have provided exemplary service in their lives or professions. The association’s board of directors reviews nominations for the award annually and makes the recommendations.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey celebrated the 60-year jubilee of monastic profession for five of their confreres July 31.

    Honored were the Rev. Lambert Reilly, the Rev. Denis Quinkert, Bro. Andrew Zimmermann, the Rev. Timothy Sweeney and the Rev. Meinrad Brune.

    Father Lambert is a native of Pittsburgh, Penn. He made his profession of vows on Aug. 15, 1956, and was ordained a priest on Sept. 20, 1959.

  • Molly and Shane Williams and Denise and Rick Flamion announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of Caley Williams of Tell City and Aaron Hutchins of St. Croix.

    The ceremony will take place Sept. 17, 2016 at Flamion Brothers’ Farms at 2 p.m. The reception will follow the ceremony at Fulda Sportsman Club.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Molly and Shane Williams of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Denise and Rick Flamion of St. Croix.

  • After raising three girls she adopted out of foster care, Mary Jane Malone wanted a way to honor them while helping Perry County. She also wanted to memorialize one daughter, whose life was taken by a tragic event. Mary Jane created the Mary Jane Malone Endowment Fund through the Perry County Community Foundation that will give back forever while remembering her and her family. Read Mary Jane’s story, written herself, about her life, her family’s life, and why she recently created this fund.

  • TELL CITY – Jason Lindsey and wife Tracy Lindsey both formerly of Tell City were ordained Sunday morning at Gateway Ministries in Paoli. Mr. Lindsey and his wife will be pastoring at “Love Never Fails Outreach Ministry” in downtown French Lick. Love Never Fails Outreach is a full gospel ministry focusing on recovery and restoration through relationship with Jesus Christ. 

    They have dedicated themselves to giving back to area communities by reaching out to those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction and restoring lives.

  • Jaci Michelle Garrett and Ethan Dean Herzog plan to marry Saturday, July 30, at 3 p.m. at St. John United Church of Christ in Cannelton.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Brian and Mikki Garrett of Cannelton. The future groom is the son of Chris and Karen Herzog of Cannelton. Jaci is a graduate of Cannelton High School and the University of Southern Indiana. She is employed at Cannelton City Schools as a sixth-grade teacher.