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Today's Features

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce has autographed copies of “Perry County: Then and Now” by the late Michael Rutherford. The book is available at the chamber office, the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch, Gatherings and Celebrations.
    The Perry County history book is a standard, library-size, 288-page hardbound book with a full color cover. The book price is $50 including sales tax throughout the holiday season. For more information, contact the Perry County Chamber of Commerce at 547-2385.

  • CANNELTON – Cannelton 175th-anniversary souvenirs are still available and would make great gifts this holiday, according to members of the Perry County Chamber of Commerce.
    Souvenirs are available at Cannelton Utilities and the Perry County Chamber offices. Items for sale include a plate for $15; etched wine and beer glasses for $8 each or two for $15 (can mix and match); buttons for $1; “Cannelton Stories” DVD for $20 and a commemorative program book for $2.
    For more information, contact the Perry County Chamber of Commerce at 547-2385.

  • TELL CITY – Roy and Chris Pickler, who were contestants on the NBC hit TV show, “The Biggest Loser,” will be available to talk one-on-one at EverBody’s Fun & Fitness Center Nov. 28.
    Consultations will be $25 for 30-minute time slots. Get the chance to ask questions about what they learned firsthand on the ranch with their coaches and other diet and fitness professionals.
    Since the show, the couple have made a life of traveling and speaking to others who are wanting to start this weight-loss journey themselves.

  • TELL CITY – A birthday celebration for former Indiana Gov. Ed Whitcomb will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall of the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

  • Trina Schaefer of Adyeville and Jimmy Strobel of Dale were united in marriage during an outdoor, afternoon ceremony Saturday, July 21, 2012, at the 320 Ranch in Big Sky, Mont.

    The bride is the daughter of Pauline Schaefer of St. Meinrad and the late Harold Schaefer. Mr. Strobel is the son of Jim and Dorothy Strobel of Dale.
    The Rev. Darius Larsen officiated the ceremony.

  • The students and families of William Tell Elementary grew a community garden this summer.

  • TELL CITY – The Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. will present its 10th theater production Friday through Sunday at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. The production “Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Nunsense Jamboree” is one in a series of “Nunsense” musicals written by Dan Goggin.  Tri Kappa previously presented “Nunsense,” “Nun-crackers,” and “Nunsense II: The Second Coming.”

  • FERDINAND – Nine Benedictine sisters celebrated special anniversaries of their religious profession Oct. 28, at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. Sisters Mary Alice Schnur, Mary Kenneth Scheessele, Johnette Finis and Sylvia Gehlhausen observed the 70th anniversary of their monastic profession. Sisters Maura Beckman, Vera Kloeck, Mary Benet Goodrum, Mary Roman Dall and Mary Claude Croteau marked their 60th anniversary. These sisters have given a total of 580 years of consecrated life and service to the Church.

  • FERDINAND – Ferdinand’s Christkindlmarkt, now in its 15th year, will once again include many events at Monastery Immaculate Conception with the Sisters of St. Benedict hosting and playing integral roles. This year the monastery will be the site of the opening ceremonies and dinner, an Advent-Christmas concert, tours, Christmas lights, gifts handmade by the sisters and treats from the monastery bakery.

  • Winter schedule for Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal
    TELL CITY – Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church, 402 Ninth St., Tell City, will be on a winter schedule effective Nov. 25 through March 24. Services will be hold at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays.
    All services are scheduled to return to their normal schedule time March 31. The normal schedule is as follows: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays.
    All services will be canceled Dec. 23 and Dec. 30.