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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – Brooke Lawalin has auditioned and been selected by an ARTS national talent scout. She will be attending the ARTS event July 25 through July 31 in Orlando, Fla.

    Since 1995, Applause International has been one of the most respected acting, talent and modeling organizations in the country.

    Twice each year, Applause International hosts the ARTS, which is designed to educate and safely showcase the best and brightest new models, actors, singers and dancers to the top agents, managers and casting directors.

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program titled, “Forgiving What You Cannot Forget,” that will help attendees discover when to forgive, and when to put the problem in God’s hands.

    The program will be held Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Kordes Hall on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. The program runs from 9:30 a.m. Eastern time until 4 p.m.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County has finalized plans for its annual Lenten breakfasts. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday, Feb. 13. The breakfasts will continue each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 8 a.m. Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.

  • By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Children, early on in their youths, often have dreams of making it big in a chosen career path. For some it’s sports, police work or firefighting and for others maybe academia, music or art. But over time, those ideas may change, and by the time the teenage years hit, those initial long-ago visions fade and eventually become the what-could-have been’s alive only in faint memory .

  • Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales

     

    Most anglers think it takes a heavy-duty rod to land a big bass, especially if you are a tournament fisherperson.

    Todd Faircloth has a different take.

    Faircloth, a Yamaha sponsored pro angler and six-time Bassmaster Elite tournament winner, isn’t always looking for a sturdy rod to quickly host his catch into the boat.           

  • ST. MEINRAD – A string sextet will present a free concert Monday, Jan. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in St. Bede Theater on the Saint Meinrad Archabbey campus.

    Members of the sextet are Alicia Choi and Robert Anemone, violins; Kristin Zimmerman Jones and Rose Wollman, violas; and Brady Anderson and Kirsten Jermé, cellos. The program will consist of String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 18 by Johannes Brahms.

  • ST. MEINRAD – St. Meinrad Legion Post 366 will host a benefit dance for Michelle Taylor and sons Saturday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m. The cost is $5 per person. Music will be provided by Silly Rules.

    Michelle has had some hard times, losing one son and her other son has autism and the family has lots of medical bills. Tickets can be purchased at the Legion by calling (812) 357-5583 or donations can be sent to P.O. Box 104, St. Meinrad, IN, 47577.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Opportunities for the sacrament of reconciliation will be available at Saint Meinrad Archabbey on Ash Wednesday and on the Saturdays and Sundays of Lent.

    Confession will be available at the chapel in the Archabbey Guest House on these days:

    Saturdays during Lent (Feb. 13, 20 and 27; March 5, 12 and 19): 10:30 a.m.

    Sundays during Lent (Feb. 14, 21 and 28; March 6 and 13): 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.

    All times are Central.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will serve spaghetti dinners Friday, Jan. 22 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the church’s social hall.

     Dinners will cost $8 for adults and $5 for children. The dinners include spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, dessert and a choice of tea of lemonade. The money raised from this event will be used to help fund a new outreach ministry the church has begun, called the Stephen Ministry program, a one on one Christian care-giving program.

  • OWENSBORO, Ky. – On chilly days and freezing nights, nothing satisfies appetites like a steamy bowl of homemade chili, soup or stew.

    You probably have your favorite winter warm-up dishes, but there’s an option that comes from pioneer days in western Kentucky.