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Today's Features

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict invite the public to join them for Christmas celebrations.
    Christmas Eve services at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand will be held Saturday, Dec. 24, at 10 p.m. Carol service precedes the Mass, beginning at 9:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served in the monastery dining room immediately after Mass. Christmas morning mass on Dec. 25 will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in the monastery church.

  • In the above picture, Judy Hagedorn, JoAnn Smith, Jamie Mandrell, Vicki Schneider and Jean Paulin all pose after attending the Hancock Bank and Trust Music City Christmas bus trip Nov. 19.

    The group toured the mansion at Fontanel, a 27,000 square foot log home formerly owned by country music hall of fame member Barbara Mandrell, Jamie’s mother. While they were there, the ladies also enjoyed a dinner and Music City Christmas holiday show at Music City on Stage.

  • Darian Oliva, 2011 Schweizer Fest Queen, represented Tell City in the Indiana Festival Association Queen Pageant in November. Oliva carried a traditional William Tell bow and arrow when describing the annual Tell City festival and community. The pageant was in Indianapolis at the Wyndham Hotel.

  • Freewill Baptist Christmas program Sunday
    CANNELTON – Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church, 117 S. Second St., in Cannelton, will hold its Christmas program at 7 p.m. Sunday at the church.
    “The Gifts” and “The Birth of Jesus Christ” will be presented by church members. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • ST. MEINRAD – An exhibit of Christmas crèches from around the world will be on display in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Dec. 8 through Jan. 9.

    The display features crèches from the monastery collection, as well as from the Catherine A. Smith Nativity Collection, which was donated to Saint Meinrad in 2002 in memory of Charles Patrick (“Pat”) Smith.

  • TELL CITY – The elders at Tell City Church of Christ announce the recent hiring of Jon Adams as an intern minister.
    He has been filling the pulpit for most of 2011 and he and Mariah, his wife, have participated with the church’s vacation Bible school, Woodland Bible Camp and youth retreats. As an intern minister, the church elders want to involve him in the rotation of teaching Bible classes and Wednesday prayer service, and assisting in spreading the gospel in the community.

  • TROY – The Troy United Methodist Church will once again sponsor Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes for the 10th year.
    Those participating will learn everything needed to know about personal and family finances. The 13-week course teaches the basics of budgeting, saving, purchasing, investing, retirement, charitable giving and much more. The goal is to become debt free, which leads to personal wealth.

  • Claire Marie Young
    Jerod and Jesika Young of Cold Spring, Ky., announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Marie Young, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, Ky.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 201⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Young is the former Jesika Kuzoka.
    Grandparents are David and Lynnette Young of Tell City and John and Gina Kuzoka of Louisville, Ky.
    Great-grandparents are Shera and Don Lish of Louisville.

  • Eddie and Mary Marchand celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 17, 2011, with family members at Texas Roadhouse.

  • TELL CITY – Some 4-H members earned awards for their study and exhibition of electricity projects at a celebration held Nov. 13.

    They received awards including notebooks, pens and multi-meters.
    The awards are sponsored by Indiana Electric Association and Indiana Statewide Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives – Indiana 4-H Electric Program Committee.
    Those receiving awards included Chase Beckort, Courtney Berger, Christian Holman, John Steen, Jennifer Dinkel, Levi Harbaville, Ryan Hubert, Garrett Thomas, Lacey Peter and Nathan Dotson.