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Today's Features

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey honored 39 co-workers and 40 retirees during the annual Service Recognition Banquet Thursday evening.

    Archabbot Kurt Stasiak OSB offered appreciation on behalf of the monastic community. “Tonight we make a special effort to count our blessings, and we thank you, our co-workers, for being a blessing to us. In many ways, you have benefited us; you have done Saint Meinrad good.”

    Janet Ann Werne of St. Henry was honored for 50 years of service. She received a framed print of the Archabbey Church.

  • Jim and Georgena Chesterfield of Bristow will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 14, with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. at the home of Eugene and Delores Welp.

    Jim and Georgena have two children, Georgena Evasuzann Bobe and James Chesterfield Jr., both of Bristow, a daughter in law, Heather Chesterfield and three grandchildren, David Bobe, Caitlyn Chesterfield and Caleigh Chesterfield.

  • Whitney Litherland and Tony Keown, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Joe and Gayle Litherland . She is a graduate of Tell City High School and earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Indiana. She teaches kindergarten at William Tell Elementary School in Tell City.

  • Amber Thomas and Trent Wheatley were wed at 2 p.m. June 17, 2017, in a double-ring ceremony at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The Rev. Dennis Duvelius and Rev. Tom Brown officiated.

    The bride was given in marriage by her mother and father, Laura and Mark Thomas of Tell City.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in October. At the first event, the newly restored  chapel and grounds will be blessed by Saint Meinrad Archabbot Kurt Stasiak, OSB.

    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

  • Michelle Galey and Ernie Wallace of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The couple will exchange vows in a private double-ring ceremony at 3 p.m. Nov. 4, 2017, at the Bristow Community Center. A reception will start at 4.

    Formal invitations have been sent via mail and social media.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dave and Teresa Dauby and Robbie Gayer and the late Brian Gayer of Tell City. She is a 1991 graduate of Perry Central High School and is employed at Cinderella’s in Tell City.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey has reintroduced the popular CareNotes line of booklets. When Saint Meinrad closed Abbey Press on June 30, publication of the booklets went on hiatus until September.

    The eight-page inspirational – and informational – booklets have been published since 1988. Tackling tough topics such as depression, losing a child, facing cancer and others, CareNotes booklets have sold more than 100 million copies.

  • ST. MEINRAD  – Beginning this fall, it will take fewer credits for lay men and women to earn a master’s degree at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology. Students will be able to complete the master of arts degree in 36, instead of 48, credit hours and have more flexibility in choosing courses.

  • PERRY COUNTY -– The Daughters of Isabella are again collecting baby items for their State Project, which is St. Elizabeth’s/Adoption Center in Indianapolis.

    Any baby clothes (new or slightly used) or other baby items and nice maternity clothes will be sent to the center. 

    They are now accepting gift cards in, $5, $10, $15 and $20, increments. If you’d like to give gift cards, please send to Mary Seibert 1210 20th St., Tell City, IN 47586.