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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • TELL CITY – A benefit for Debbie Cronin will be held Nov. 24 at the Tell City American Legion Post. The event will include a dinner, silent and live auctions, a dance and karaoke.
    Admission price is $10 per person and will include dinner, a door prize and entertainment. Doors will open at 4 p.m. The silent auction will run from 4 to 7 p.m. and those entering must be present to win.

  • DERBY – The 2011 report for St. Mary’s Cemetery in Derby has been re-leased.
    People donating to the cemetery fund during 2011 were:

  • Christopher and Jennifer Cronin of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Jakoby Allyn Cronin, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long.
    Mrs. Cronin is the former Jennifer Dartt. Jakoby has one older brother, Hayven Cronin, 3.
    Grandparents are David Dartt and Rebecca Wilson of Tell City, Sandy Tindle and Carl Cronin of Tell City and the late Elton Wilson.

  • Tom and Amie Kucy of Clinton, Wis., announce the birth of their son, Bryce Randall Kucy, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at the Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, Ill.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long.
    Mrs. Kucy is the former Amie Etienne. Bryce has one older brother, Blake, 17 months.
    Grandparents are Randall and Barbara Etienne of Tell City and Dennis and Amy Kucy of Lake Geneva, Wis.
    Great-grandparents are Casper and Glenda Etienne and Donald and Helen Shaw.

  • Corey Carrico and Cheryl Kurtz announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Geoff and Lisa Kurtz of Lititz, Pa. She is employed by Fayette County Public Schools of Lexington, Ky.
    Mr. Carrico is the son of Jim and Charlotte Carrico of Derby. He is employed by CMTA Engineers of Lexington.
    The wedding is planned for Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Buffalo Trace Distillery Clubhouse in Frankfort, Ky. After the wedding, the couple will reside in Lexington.

  • Ribbon cutting for Greenhouse & Bouquets Thursday
    TELL CITY – A ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of The Greenhouse & Bouquets will be held at noon Thursday at the business’ location, 2145 N. Main Street in Tell City.
    There will also be an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will include refreshments and tours.

    Bookmobile auction ends Saturday

  • TELL CITY – Kelly George and Melody Hedinger of Skinsations Esthetician Salon and Boutique were recently awarded a trip to Great Barrington, Mass., to meet Jane Iredale of Jane Iredale Cosmetics. The mineral makeup promotes healthy skin and is the No. 1 recommended cosmetic by dermatologists and plastic surgeons, according to George and Hedinger.