Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will hold Mass Saturday, June 10, at 4 p.m. Dinner, raffle and auction to follow in Parish Hall. There $6,000 in cash to give away, with 12 $500 winners.

  • ST. MARKS – St. Mark Catholic Church will host a Rogation Day Mass and Procession on Tuesday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m. Rogation days are an ancient tradition in which the community comes together to pray for the needs of the church, the community and for local farms and farmers and gardeners during the spring planting. They occur on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday before Ascension Thursday.

  • Tiffany Sabelhaus and John Nugent Jr., both of Cannelton, announce their engagement and upcoming wedding May 20.

    The ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Cannelton. A reception will immediately follow at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

    The bride-to-be’s parents are David and Diana Sabelhaus of Bristow. The future groom’s parents are John Nugent Sr. of Cannelton and the late Shirley Nugent.

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, will hold their 150th anniversary summer social on Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, Indiana.

    Social hours will be from 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday and from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.


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    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County native Callie Poehlein has seen success as an art student, evolving in her creativity like one of her award-winning pieces.

    She wasn’t always set on art for a career path. In high school, she was set on going into a science field, but upon taking a class as a senior, art became her pursuit. “I realized I was pretty good at it,” she said.

    She is now majoring in studio art with a 2-dimensional emphasis.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May.

    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:

    • May 14, Father Joseph Cox OSB, Mary, Our Mother

    • May 21, Father Barnabas Gillespie OSB, Holy Lady, Chosen by the Father

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict will host a color run on Saturday, June 3, as part of the their 150th anniversary. The run will begin at 8:30 a.m.  with registration tables located at Kordes Hall. The entry fee for those who preregister by May 31 is $35, which includes a T-shirt. Participants not wanting a T-shirt can enter for $25. Race-day registration is $40.

    This is a color run so participants should come prepared to be dusted with safe, non-toxic colored powder.

  • Deann and Cory Anson of Evanston announce the birth of their daughter, Piper Jo Anson, on April 12, 2017. She was born at 8:21 a.m. at St. Mary’s in Evansville and weighed 8 pounds and 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gail and David Edwards of Leopold. Paternal grandparents are Pat Luther of Corydon and Robert Anson of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents include Bonnie Hauser, Goldie Edwards and Pauline Thorn. The mother is the former Deann Edwards.