Today's Features

  • ST. MEINRAD – Cecilia Moore, associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Dayton, will deliver the annual Black History Lecture at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.

    Her lecture, “Hidden in Plain View: Black Catholics and the Civil Rights Movement,” will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. in Bede Theater.

  • Nelda and Bob Day of Tell City were married Dec. 26, 1966, at Tell City United Methodist Church. A 50th Anniversary celebration was held Nov. 20, 2016, at Tell City Depot.

    They have three children, Eric and Lisa Day of Santa Claus, Danielle Day and Kevin Pollard of LaGrange, Ky., and Brian Day and Naomi Aasheim of Mandan N.D. Grandchildren are Emma and Sarah Day.

  • JT Hills

    Guest Columnist


    In my office, right in view whenever I sit at my desk, there is an image of the earth and the moon hanging on the wall. It is the famous “Earthrise” photo taken by Bill Anders from lunar orbit on Christmas Eve, 1968. I wasn’t alive then, but perhaps you might remember that moment.

    It had been a rough year. In January, the Tet Offensive shook the country as the Vietnam War took a turn for the worse. In April, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated outside his hotel room in Memphis.

  • FERDINAND – Sister Lynn Marie Falcony and Sister Lisa Marie Schutz made their first profession of monastic vows  Dec. 3, officially joining the community of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand.

    Sister Lynn Marie, a native of Evansville, is the daughter of Mary Kaye and Joe Falcony.

  • Alicia Doogs and Nathan Wheatley, both of Tell City, were wed in a double ring ceremony Oct. 22, 2016, at 2 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The Rev. Dennis Duvelius officiated the ceremony.

    Doogs is the daughter of Karen and Rodney Doogs of Cannelton. Wheatley is the son of Lynetta Schwartz of Navarre, Fla.. and the late Ricky Wheatley of Hawesville, Ky.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Rodney.

    The maid of honor was Rachelle Doogs, sister of the bride.

  • Melissa and Nathan Toothman of Mount Pleasant announce the birth of their son, Gatlin Raymond James Toothman, on Sept. 9, 2016, at 10:40 p.m. He was delivered at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. He weighed 7 pounds and four and a half ounces and was 20 and ½ inches long.

    His maternal grandparents are Marja and Mark Schatz of Bristow. His paternal grandparents are Patty and Danny Toothman of Magnet. Great-grandparents include Janell and Bob Pfeifer and Marilynn Sonderman.

  • Lauren Goffinet of Tell City and Brittany Roark of Russellville, Ky., were united in marriage at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Blue Heron Winery in Cannelton. Judge Lucy Goffinet, Lauren’s aunt, officiated the double ring ceremony.

  • Natalie and Brian Wais announce the birth of their daughter, Paige Marie Wais. She was born at Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Oct. 27, 2016, at 11:41 a.m.

    She weighed 7 pounds and 10 ounces and was 19 ¼ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Rita and Francis Etienne of Magnet. Paternal grandparents are Karen and William Wais of Cincinnati. Great-grandparents are Eulalae and Hubert Hagedorn, Claire and the late William Seidenfaden, Margaret and the late David Wais and the late Helen and Justin Etienne.

  • Dan Hopkins

    Guest Columnist


    As we enter into the holiday season, allow me to pose a question to ponder. What do you think is the greatest need we have as human beings? Is it our need for food or water, or maybe shelter or clothing? Is it our need for a job or perhaps physical intimacy?