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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • DERBY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer a blood-pressure, glucose (sugar), and total cholesterol screening from 9 to 10 a.m. Dec. 15 at Ramsey’s Tavern in Derby. Fasting for two hours before taking the test is recommended; eight hours is preferred.
    For more information, contact Caryn Weiss at 547-0125 or send e-mail to cwei-ss@pchospital.org.

  • TELL CITY – Bethel Baptist Church, 911 Fulton in Tell City, is inviting the public to a “Country Christmas in The City” celebration of Christmas music and entertainment Friday and Sunday beginning at 7 p.m. both nights.
    According to program coordinator Lesa Ammon, all types of Christmas music will be performed by members of the church, along with a few other entertaining skits.
    Also, Bethel’s children’s Christmas program will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 18. The program will be “The 12 Symbols of Christmas.” The public is invited.

  • EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville has announced that two local students will perform at the Department of Music’s 32nd annual Holiday Pops Concert, to be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in downtown Evansville’s Victory Theatre.
    Taking part in the concert are Mary Burst of Tell City, majoring in music education, and Kaitlin Emmert of Ferdinand, majoring in music therapy.

  • NEW BOSTON – A chicken-dinner fundraiser for Tyler Zoglman will be held Sunday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, one half mile west of New Boston.
    Grilled chicken plates with mashed potatoes and green beans will be for sale starting at 10:30 a.m. Carry-out plates will be available. Soft drinks and desserts will also be for sale.
    The proceeds from the dinner will go toward Zoglman’s medical expenses. He is a 13-year-old Perry County resident battling cancer.