Today's Features

  • Kimberly J. Spieth and Jeremy W. Yackle, both of Corydon, were married Friday, June 1, 2012, at Plantation Hall at Huber’s Orchard & Winery in Starlight.

  • The Oil Township High School Class of 1948 held their 64th year class reunion at the Patio Steak house Aug. 10.

    Those pictured above are, in front from the left, Gloria (Falkenberg) Goffinet) Goldie (Cunningham) Edwards and Christine (Flanagan) Hawkins. In the back are Clyde Smith, Donald King, Charlie Weatherholt, Norma (Murphy) Foertsh, Jim Underhill and Faye (Goffinet) King. Those not able to attend were Mary Ellen (Falkenberg) Cassiday, Verna (Stephenson) Bell, Joe Lavin and Jerome Kelly.

  • The Tell City High School Class of 1987 gathered for a reunion recently.

  • HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will hold its annual picnic Sept. 15.
    There will be a cornhole tournament beginning at 3 p.m. behind the old Hancock County Courthouse in Hawesville.
    Cash prizes will be awarded to first- , second- and third-place winners. The cost to participate is $30 per team. Everyone is invited to play.
    Those interested in competing should call (270) 927-6021 to pre-register to be ensured a place in the tournament. Leave a message with a name and number if there is no answer.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Archbishop Joseph Doré, SS, retired archbishop of Strasbourg, France, will give the Dolle Lecture on Church Art and Architecture at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.
    His topic is “The Beautiful, the Cathedrals and the Christian Faith.” He will talk about the relationship between Christian art and faith.
    The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in the conference room on the fifth floor of St. Bede Hall, on the Saint Meinrad campus.

  • St. Pius fall festival Sept. 9
    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sept. 9.
    The menu for the day will include the church’s “famous soup” by the bowl and gallon. Those wishing to purchase soup by the gallon are asked to take their own containers.

  • HUNTINGBURG – Theologian Mark Ginter Ph. D will be a featured speaker at the Jasper Deanery’s annual Wisdom Day Oct. 1 at the Huntingburg Event Center.
    Ginter and his wife, Diane, reside in Ferdinand and are the parents of seven children. He is president of St. Joseph’s Holy Family, Inc., an apostolate headquartered in Bristow, with the mission of renewing family life.
    He has taught at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology; Sacred Heart School of Theology in Hales Corners, Wis., and John Paul the Great Catholic High School.

  • TOBINSPORT – The Tobinsport Cemetery Improvement and Maintenance Association held a special meeting to discuss interment fees and availability of burial plots. They established the following new guidelines.
    The burial plot fee will now be $425. This fee will be increased by $5 each year. This cost does not include the cost of opening and closing the grave.
    No one can reserve more than two plots at one time. Spots must be marked with a permanent marker. Plots that are reserved cannot be sold to another person.

  • BRANCHVILLE – A meeting with the trustees and others interested in the upkeep of the Walker Cemetery in Branchville was held Aug. 18 in the cemetery shelter house. Attending this meeting were Katherine Frakes, Polly Sprinkle, Mary Lois Ransom, Edna Taylor, Doug Galey, Anna Mae Riddle, Doreen Keilman, Bill Ransom, Roseanna Gibson and Wanda Mullins.
    Finances were the first topic discussed. The cemetery has a bank balance of $5,507.22. Donations and memorials since August, 2011 have been $1,417.14.

  • LAMAR – Jolene Gogel, 17, daughter of Richard Gogel and Devona Gogel of Lamar, has been selected to represent Indiana at the 2012 Miss American Teen Pageant.

    As the Indiana representative, Gogel will attend the national pageant for her age group in Florida and Disney World during the week of Thanksgiving. She will compete for the national pageant title of Miss American Teen and thousands of dollars in cash awards, prizes and scholarships.