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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Camping is no longer allowed at the trailhead and parking area at Hemlock Cliffs. It has long been a popular camping area but this has been the only trailhead on the Hoosier National Forest that allowed camping.  “Unfortunately, due to vandalism we have to prohibit camping in this parking area,” said Nancy Myers, recreation planner for the Tell City District.

  • ST. MEINRAD – “Surprised by Grace: Memories and Reflections After 25 Years of Episcopal Ministry,” written by Indianapolis Archbishop Emeritus Daniel Buechlein, OSB, is available for sale.
    The book includes the archbishop’s memories and reflections, plus photos of his childhood, family and life in the ministry.
    Buechlein is a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and returned to the monastery following his retirement from the archdiocese in 2011.

  • Fish dinner at St. Boniface
    FULDA – The parish family of St. Boniface Catholic Church invites neighbors and friends to a fish dinner, and an evening of fellowship Feb. 15. Dinners will be served from 3 to 7 p.m.
    Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children. Meals will consist of two boneless fish fillets, bread, dessert, drink and choice of three sides: German fries, macaroni and cheese, baked beans or slaw.  

  • Leopold Gang 4-H club

    LEOPOLD – The Leopold Gang 4-H club had its first official meeting of the year Jan. 29 at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School.

  • Marion “M.J.” and Patricia Saalman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 31, 2012.

    Mr. Saalman and the former Patricia Goffinet were married Dec. 31, 1962, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City. The wedding party included maid of honor Charlotte Smith, bridesmaid Sandy Karney, best man Ronald Smith and groomsman Robert Goffinet.
    The couple has four children, Scott Saalman of Jasper, Patrick Saalman of Tell City and the late Kimberly and Kristie Saalman. The also have two grandchildren, Austin and Delaney Saalman.

  • Twin Lakes 4-H Club
    ST. MEINRAD – The Twin Lakes 4-H Club held its first meeting of the year Jan. 6, at the co-op in St. Meinrad.
    The meeting was called to order at 2 p.m. and pledges were recited.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Billed as “an evening of fun for a serious cause,” the Abbey Press and Saint Meinrad Archabbey Relay for Life team will once again hold the annual trivia night fundraiser March 2.

  • SANTA CLAUS – Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari officials expect to review a record number of job applications as they prepare to fill 2,100 seasonal positions in the coming months.
    “We’re looking for friendly and energetic individuals who enjoy working with people,” said Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari President Matt Eckert. “We need ride operators, lifeguards and sweepers, plus staff for admissions, shops, games and foods. We’re like a small city – we have quite a variety of jobs available.”

  • Adam and Natalie Tempel of Tell City announce the birth of their daughter, Molly Kay Tempel, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
    Mrs. Tempel is the former Natalie Gogel.
    Grandparents are Patrick and Cindy Gogel of Mariah Hill and Phillip and Rosanna Tempel of Lincoln City.
    Great-grandparents are Virlee Zoglman of St. Meinrad, Leander Tempel of Dale, Gilbert and Ruth Esarey of Bristow and the late Renus Zoglman, Leo and Edwina Gogel and Edna Tempel.

  • Alex and Jaime Dilger of Dale announce the birth of their son, Gage Oaks Dilger, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at the Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long. Mrs. Dilger is the former Jaime Rickenbaugh. Gage has one older brother, Case, 22 months.
    Grandparents are Dewey and Melanie Rickenbaugh of Bristow and Leon and Doris Dilger of Dale.
    Great-grandparents are Opal Rickenbaugh and the late Archie Rickenbaugh, Kenny and Faye Elverd, Hubert and Philomena Dilger and Victor and Cecelia Stetter.