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Today's Features

  • Even if your team isn’t playing in the big game, you can still come out a winner with a tasty viewing party recipe. Plan your menu ahead of time so you can be confident you’ll score big with a spread that leaves guests cheering long after the game has ended.

    These tips will help you get started with a lineup that gets your guests’ taste buds running into overtime:

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program titled, “Forgiving What You Cannot Forget,” that will help attendees discover when to forgive, and when to put the problem in God’s hands.

    The program will be held Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Kordes Hall on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. The program runs from 9:30 a.m. Eastern time until 4 p.m.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County has finalized plans for its annual Lenten breakfasts each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season. Serving will run from 7 to 8 a.m. Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.

  • By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Children, early on in their youths, often have dreams of making it big in a chosen career path. For some it’s sports, police work or firefighting and for others maybe academia, music or art. But over time, those ideas may change, and by the time the teenage years hit, those initial long-ago visions fade and eventually become the what-could-have been’s alive only in faint memory .

  • Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales

     

    Most anglers think it takes a heavy-duty rod to land a big bass, especially if you are a tournament fisherperson.

    Todd Faircloth has a different take.

    Faircloth, a Yamaha sponsored pro angler and six-time Bassmaster Elite tournament winner, isn’t always looking for a sturdy rod to quickly host his catch into the boat.           

  • ST. MEINRAD – A string sextet will present a free concert Monday, Jan. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in St. Bede Theater on the Saint Meinrad Archabbey campus.

    Members of the sextet are Alicia Choi and Robert Anemone, violins; Kristin Zimmerman Jones and Rose Wollman, violas; and Brady Anderson and Kirsten Jermé, cellos. The program will consist of String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 18 by Johannes Brahms.

  • ST. MEINRAD – St. Meinrad Legion Post 366 will host a benefit dance for Michelle Taylor and sons Saturday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m. The cost is $5 per person. Music will be provided by Silly Rules.

    Michelle has had some hard times, losing one son and her other son has autism and the family has lots of medical bills. Tickets can be purchased at the Legion by calling (812) 357-5583 or donations can be sent to P.O. Box 104, St. Meinrad, IN, 47577.

  • TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Power announced its Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Feb. 16, with disbursement in March. 

    Applications are available in the Southern Indiana Power office and on our website at www.sinpwr.com.  Simply click on the “Forms” tab and then the “Operation Round Up” application link.  Due to the possible volume there will be no blank applications mailed. 

  • ST. MEINRAD – Opportunities for the sacrament of reconciliation will be available at Saint Meinrad Archabbey on Ash Wednesday and on the Saturdays and Sundays of Lent.

    Confession will be available at the chapel in the Archabbey Guest House on these days:

    Saturdays during Lent (Feb. 13, 20 and 27; March 5, 12 and 19): 10:30 a.m.

    Sundays during Lent (Feb. 14, 21 and 28; March 6 and 13): 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.

    All times are Central.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will serve spaghetti dinners Friday, Jan. 22 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the church’s social hall.

     Dinners will cost $8 for adults and $5 for children. The dinners include spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, dessert and a choice of tea of lemonade. The money raised from this event will be used to help fund a new outreach ministry the church has begun, called the Stephen Ministry program, a one on one Christian care-giving program.