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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – A farewell party will be given in honor of the Rev. Barnabas Gillespie, OSB, who will retire from parish ministry and return to St. Meinrad Archabbey.
    The gathering will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. May 20 at the Knights of Columbus Hal, 11th and Tell streets in Tell City.
    Gillespie’s parishioners, confreres, family and friends from other parishes in the Deanery and from other faith traditions are welcome to attend.

  • Monte Cassino pilgrimages continue
    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:
    Sunday – The Rev. Harry Hagan OSB, “Madonna and Child: Imagining the Mother of God”

  • TELL CITY – The red crepe paper poppy will be offered for distribution by the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 213 May 17, May 18 and May 19 at Noble’s IGA, Wal-Mart and Cash Savers.

    This is a reminder of the sacrifice of thousands in all wars and is an annual event sponsored by members of Unit 213, Tell City. Serving locally as the 2012 chairwoman for American Legion Poppy Day is Shelley Howland of Tell City.

  • Jane Goffinet was the latest St. Paul quilt winner. She is pictured here with the quilt, “Mosaic,” she won at the April quilt social. The quilt was pieced by Jean Blue and quilted by St. Paul Quilters.

  • Caty Lynn Brahm and Michael Cooper of Ferdinand were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday Oct. 15, 2011, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church in St. Meinrad.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Bishop of Santa Claus and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Brahm of Ferdinand.
    Mr. Cooper is the son of Mrs. Ophra Cooper and Dave Nixon of Santa Claus and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cooper of Birdseye.
    The Rev. Anthony Vinson OSB officiated the double-ring ceremony.

  • Michael and Cheryl Wollenmann of Bristow celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary April 23, 2012.

    Mr. Wollenmann married the former Cheryl Blake, April 23, 1977, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church.
    The couple has two daughters, Tracy Durcholz and her husband, Mark of Ferdinand and Amanda Wollenmann of Bristow. They also have two grandchildren, Landon and Claire.

  • TCHS 1962
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1962 will celebrate its 50th class reunion Aug. 11 at the American Legion.
    Organizers are still attempting to locate the following classmates: Michael Crook, Janette Davis, Royce Devillez, Ernest Goody, Terrel Laflin, Linda Ludwig, Joetta Reed, Kenny Vincent and Richard Wheatley.
    If anyone has any information in regard to these classmates, contact Kaye (Goble) Kleeman at 547-5875 or send e-mail to tc62classreunion@gmail.com.

  • Cannelton Freewill Baptist homecoming services Saturday, Sunday
    CANNELTON – The 44th annual homecoming weekend at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will be observed Saturday and Sunday.
    Saturday night singing Saturday will begin at 7 p.m. with the Pearly Gatemen reunion and Steve Epley Family.
    Sunday school Sunday will be dismissed and morning service will begin at 10 a.m. A carry-in basket lunch will follow the morning worship. Afternoon singing will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday evening service will begin at 7 p.m.

  • Four young members of St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston made their first communion April 14 during 4:30 p.m. Mass.

    Pictured from the left are Mary and Anna King, Jonah Schroeder and Brenden Luecke. Behind them, at left, is the Rev. Ralph Schipp and Deacon Mike Waninger.
     

  • SAINT MEINRAD – During its 24th annual Service Recognition Banquet April 19, Saint Meinrad Archabbey honored 74 active co-workers and 53 retirees who have 25 years or more of service.

    Saint Meinrad business manager the Rev. Adrian Burke OSB addressed those attending the banquet.