Today's Features

  • Four young members of St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston made their first communion April 14 during 4:30 p.m. Mass.

    Pictured from the left are Mary and Anna King, Jonah Schroeder and Brenden Luecke. Behind them, at left, is the Rev. Ralph Schipp and Deacon Mike Waninger.

  • SAINT MEINRAD – During its 24th annual Service Recognition Banquet April 19, Saint Meinrad Archabbey honored 74 active co-workers and 53 retirees who have 25 years or more of service.

    Saint Meinrad business manager the Rev. Adrian Burke OSB addressed those attending the banquet. 

  • Kali Belle Craney
    Josh and Krystal Craney of Derby announce the birth of their daughter, Kali Belle Craney, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 191⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Craney is the former Krystal Etienne. Kalie has three older siblings, Wick, 4, Rory, 3 and Jeri Beth, 2.
    Grandparents are Kevin Etienne of Oriole, Stacey Etienne of Quincy, Ill., and David and Tammy Craney of Dexter.

  • Six ladies enjoyed a bus trip to Washington, D.C. March 22 through March 27 with a group from the Hancock Christian Church of Hancock County, Ky.

    Pictured from the left are Mary Kent of Brazil, JoAnn Smith of Tell City, Clara Mae Hagedorn of Fort Branch, Judy Hagedorn of Tell City, Rose Dauby of Dale and Alene Dauby of Tell City. The group took part in sight-seeing excursions and saw all the points of interest of the county’s capital city. While on the trip, a party was held in honor of Judy Hagedorn’s 70th birthday.

  • Cannelton Seventh Street Baptist to host special services
    CANNELTON – Seventh Street Baptist Church in Cannelton will hold special services at 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday. Brother Al Entzel will be a guest speaker at both services. A meal and preaching service will follow the Sunday service. Brother Harold Draper and the congregation welcome all to attend.

  • CANNELTON – The 44th annual homecoming weekend at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will be observed May 5 and 6.

    Saturday night singing May 5 will begin at 7 p.m. with the Pearly Gatemen reunion and Steve Epley Family.
    Sunday school May 6 will be dismissed and morning service will begin at 10 a.m. A carry-in basket lunch will follow the morning worship. Afternoon singing will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday evening service will begin at 7 p.m.
    Pastor Lewis Garrett and congregation invite and welcome the community to attend the event.

  • TELL CITY – The Garden at the Evangelical United Church of Christ will be a resting place for church members or their immediate family.

    The purpose of the garden is to provide space for the scattering of the ashes of cremulation – ashes that have been reduced to no more than 1/8 inch – and a place where people may pause in reverent meditation. It will be a place to honor the lives of those who have departed, organizers said.

  • Mayor Mary Snyder, representing Mu Gamma Beta Sigma Phi, presents a donation of $200 to Cannelton Police Chief Lee Hall for Cannelton Camp With A Cop. Mu Gamma has donated to this camp every year since its beginning.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County organization of Special Olympics Indiana will join St. Meinrad Archabbey-Cooperative Action for Community Development Inc. to host their 47th annual track and field and bocce meet. The event will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Legion Field in Tell City.

    “Everyone is welcome to attend this event,” said Vicky Lutgring, county coordinator for Special Olympics Indiana-Perry County. “I promise it will give you a better understanding of our Special Olympics athletes.”

  • TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital has received two grants totaling $35,570 to continue “Our Turn: A Breast Health Program.”
    Since the program began in 1999, the “Our Turn” program has educated more than 10,000 local women about breast health and the importance of early detection strategies, including breast self-examinations, clinical examinations and mammograms. Since 2003, the program has provided more than 800 free screening mammograms to qualified women.