Today's Features

  • CANNELTON – Gospel Tabernacle Church will hold its third annual song and praise jamboree at its outdoor pavilion Saturday, Sept. 10, from 2 to 5 p.m.

    Guests are invited to share their talents with the congregation or simply enjoy the talents being shared.

    Light refreshments will be served during intermissions.

    The pavilion is located at 5425 Girl Scout Road, in Cannelton.

  • Mark and Rebecca Fenn and Phil and Jan Greenberg announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Amanda Fenn and Nate Greenberg.

    The wedding will take place Oct. 22, 2016, near their home in Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

    Amanda is a graduate of Tell City High School and DePauw University and recently completed her Masters of Public Health at the Colorado School of Public Health. Nate is a native Californian, having graduated from the University of California at Davis and serves as the Mono County Director of Information Technology.

  • ‘Old Farmer’s Almanac’ still offering quirky tales, insights after 225 years

    Editor’s note: this story by Mark Bennett first appeared in the Terre Haute Tribune-Star


    It’s hard to define the mystique of The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

    That charm comes partly from its age, 225 years now and counting. Sea turtles and lobsters don’t live that long. The paperback’s contents conjure a homespun mystical feel, from astronomical tables to charts on ocean tides and humorous proverbs.

  • Crystal Seifrig and Joey Larrison, both of Troy, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Paul and Linda Seifrig of St. Meinrad. She is a 2000 graduate of Perry Central High School and is currently employed as general manager of Servus Inc. in Jasper.

    The future groom is the son of Connie Garrett of Rockport and Larry Larrison of Peoria, Ill. He graduated from East Richland High School in Olney, Ill. in 1998 and is employed as an assistant warehouse manager at KK Integrated Logistics in Troy.

  • Holli Quinn Foster and Derek Allen Little of St. Meinrad announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Julie and Timothy Foster of St. Meinrad. The future groom is the son of Jennifer and Varnie Schaefer and Larry and Michelle Little, all of Tell City.

    The bride is a graduate of Perry Central High School and Vincennes University. She is employed as a receptionist with Burris, LeClere & Labhart Eye Center in Tell City.

  • Sara and Chad Vaal of St. Meinrad announce the birth of their son, Beau Henry Vaal. He was born July 7, 2016, at 5:09 a.m. at Memorial Hospital, in Jasper. He weighed 8 pounds and 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Beau was welcomed home by siblings, Lane, 5 and Anna, 3. The mother is the former Sara Schaefer.

    Maternal grandparents are Doris and Randy Schaefer of St. Meinrad. Paternal grandparents are Mary Jo and Marvin Vaal of St. Meinrad.

  • Sarah and Shawn Dukes of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Kaleb Jackson Dukes, Aug. 22, 2016.

    He weighed 8 pounds and 12 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.

    Kaleb was welcomed home by his brother, Bryce, 1. The mother is the former Sarah Cartwright.

    Grandparents are Barbara and Donny Farina of Tell City, and Rebecca Cartwright and Donny Cartwright, both of Hawesville, Ky.

    Great-grandparents include Opal and Mickey Cartwright of Hawesville, Charles and Loriene Dukes of Tell City and Martha Young of Tell City.

  • Stephanie King and Nathan Schipp, of Evanston, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Barb and Dave King of Santa Claus. The future groom is the son of Sue and Gary Schipp of Ferdinand.

    The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from Western Kentucky University. She is currently employed as a medical assistant at One Health OBGYN Clinic in Owensboro, Ky.

  • SAINT MEINRAD – Three men professed solemn vows as Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in a ceremony on Aug. 15 in the Archabbey Church at St. Meinrad.

    Becoming full members of the Saint Meinrad community were Br. Peduru Fonseka OSB, Br. James Jensen OSB and Br. William Sprauer OSB.

    Br. Peduru, 33, is a native of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Battaramulla and attended St. Joseph’s College in Colombo, both in Sri Lanka.