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Today's Features

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Rev. Cyprian Davis OSB, a long-time monk and priest of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, died Monday at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. He was 84 and a jubilarian of both profession and ordination. Surviving are a cousin and a niece.

    Davis was born in Washington, D.C., Sept. 9, 1930, to Clarence W. and Evelyn (Jackson) Davis, who named him Clarence John.

    He studied at Saint Meinrad Seminary from 1949 to 1956. Invested as a novice monk July 31, 1950, he professed his simple vows Aug. 1, 1951, and was ordained to the priesthood May 3, 1956.

  • Cannelton Freewill Baptist to host guest singers May 27

     

    Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will welcome Brother Jonathan and Tiffany Epley of Johnson City, Tenn., later this month for a special address and singing engagement. The Epleys will join Pastor Lewis Garrett and the congregation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. Everyone is invited to attend.

     

    St. Paul’s TGIF set for May 29

     

  • ST. MEINRAD – Graduates of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology were awarded master’s degrees on May 9.

    Graduates accepted their diplomas from the Rev. Justin DuVall OSB, archabbot of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and chairman of the school’s board of trustees.

    The graduation address was given by the Most Rev. Timothy Doherty, bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana.

    Receiving Master of Divinity degrees were:

    Adam Ahern, Michael Keucher and Andrew Syberg, Archdiocese of Indianapolis

  • 70 Years Ago

    May 22, 1945

     

    • More than 20 teenagers sauced up on beer and wine packed the county jail like sardines Saturday night. They were raising hell in a local tavern and annoyed patrons notified police.

    • Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lautner of near Troy received a telegram from the War Department last week, advising them that their son, Sgt. Roland Lautner, was wounded in action in Italy April 25. He received a leg wound after being in combat only four days.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Red crepe paper poppies will be offered for distribution by the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 213 Thursday, May 21, through Saturday, May 23, at two Tell City locations, Nobles IGA and Cash Savers.

    The poppies are a reminder of the sacrifices of the thousands of service members in all wars.

    Their sale is an annual event sponsored by members of Tell City’s American Legion Post 213.

    Serving locally as the 2015 chairwoman for American Legion Poppy Days is Shelley Howland of Tell City.

  • Editor’s note: This article was provided by Richard Winstead, supervisory wildlife biologist for the Hoosier National Forest.

     

    TELL CITY – On April 2, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published a final rule in the Federal Register designating the northern long-eared bat as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

  • CANNELTON – Kendall Hale, 10, daughter of Jessica Hale of Cannelton, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Indiana pageant, to be held June 18-21 at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Indianapolis.

    The pageant is for girls ages 10 through 12. The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses and air transportation to competition the national pageant at Disneyland in California, which is held for girls ages four to 18 in five age groups.

  • TELL CITY – Girl Scout officials say the best time to sign up or renew membership for Girl Scouts is now.

    Membership forms are available through Girl Scout leaders. All returning Girl Scouts who sign up by Monday, May 25, will only need to pay half of the $7.50 registration fee. The service unit will pay the other half.

    This discount is in place to allow troops to get their activities started earlier in the fall.