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Today's Features

  • St. Boniface to host Christmas concert

     

    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church will host an Advent and Christmas concert Sunday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. featuring Celebration Singers of Dubois, Spencer and Martin counties. The public is welcome to attend. The event is sponsored by  the Heritage and Fundraising Commission at St. Boniface. 

     

    Candlelight service set for Sunday

     

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church will participate in a special way in the Holy Year of Mercy designated by Pope Francis. The jubilee year began Dec. 8 and will conclude Nov. 20, 2016.

    Catholics will be able to experience the spiritual benefits of this extraordinary jubilee year in various ways. They are also invited during the year to reach out with God’s mercy to people who experience needs of various sorts.

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    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of artwork by artist Brother Martin Erspamer OSB, from now through the end of December.

    This show, titled “Recent Works,” is a collection of new work he has done in ceramics, relief prints, serigraphs and works on paper. Many of the artwork pieces are also for sale.

  • TELL CITY – The Hometown Holidays drawings were held Friday, Dec. 4. Each winner won a $25 gift certificate redeemable at any of the participating merchants. A total of $650 was given away.

  • Pair of live nativities planned for Saturday

    TELL CITY – Two live nativities are planned in Tell City for this Saturday, Dec. 12. Both are being sponsored by local churches.

    The first will be located across from the Tell City Depot on Seventh Street beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Mona Lehman with Evangelical United Christ of Christ at (812) 547-3302 or Nick DeBasi from Deer Creek Baptist Church at (812) 569-1403.

    The public is encouraged to visit the live nativity.

  • JASPER – The FertilityCare program refers to a natural method to avoid or achieve pregnancy. The Creighton Model coordinates with a couple’s fertility cycle without the use of drugs or contraceptives.

    The program teaches the couple to identify the woman’s fertile and infertile days in order to achieve or avoid a pregnancy. This program is available through Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.

  • HOME

    Check houseplant leaves for brown, dry edges, which indicates too little relative humidity in the house. Increase humidity by running a humidifier, grouping plants or using pebble trays.

    Extend the lives of holiday plants such as poinsettias and Christmas cactus by placing them in a cool, brightly lit area that is free from warm or cold drafts.

  • SANTA CLAUS – The Story Trek with Todd Hansen will feature the famous Christmassy town of Santa Claus, on Monday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. central time. The Story Trek will air on Dish Network channel 9403 and DirecTV channel 374.

    A film crew from BYU-tv visited the town of Santa Claus last year to capture Christmas activities and interview local business owners and residents.

    Locations filmed include Santa’s Cottages, Santa Claus United Methodist Church, Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, Santa Claus Post Office, and more.

  • SANTA CLAUS – Buying a new home can be a “roller-coaster experience” and during Thursday’s episode of House Hunters, the buyers take that phrase literally, with a ride on Holiday World’s Thunderbird.



    “When the producers of House Hunters asked us for a tour of the park, we couldn’t wait to offer them a ride on Thunderbird,” said Holiday World’s president, Matt Eckert. “The home buyers - Tom and Terri - didn’t hesitate; they rode over and over. In fact, they spent two days with us.”



  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “On Staying at Table: Being Faithful Amidst Life’s Difficulties,” on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 9:30 a.m. Eastern time until 11:30 a.m. at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Kordes Hall on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.