Today's Features

  • Kari Lauren Gladish and Steven Wesley Byers II announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tina and Rob Gladish of Tell City. She is a graduate of Tell City High School, Vincennes University and Owensboro Community Technical College. She is employed at Santa Claus Family Dentistry as an office manager.

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will deconstruct Madonna Hall, which has been vacant since 2000, when the sisters closed Marian Heights Academy, a girls’ boarding school.

    The five-story building opened in 1970 as a residence hall for Academy students on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception.

  • Cathy and Phil Gelarden and Becky and Brian Schank, all of rural Cannelton, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Paige Gelarden and Clinton Schank of Tell City.

    The ceremony will take place at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2013 graduate of Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington.

    She is employed as a certified public accountant and senior auditor with Deloitte and Touche, LLP.

  • St. Pius fall picnic Sept. 11


    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival on Sunday, Sept. 11.

    On the menu will be the parish’s famous soup, available by the bowl and gallon, fried chicken or roast beef dinners, hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream and homemade pie.

    Entertainment includes the Crosswinds band, a giant yard sale, games for adults and children and a raffle.

    Serving will begin at 11 a.m. Guests are asked to take their own containers for carry-out soup.

  • James and Kathleen Ebert of St. Meinrad will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 19 with a private gathering. James Ebert and the former Kathleen Seng were married Aug. 19, 1966, in St. Raphael Catholic Church in Dubois with Fr. Raymond Schroering officiating.

    The Eberts are the parents of four children: Julie (Ebert) Becher of Mariah Hill, Jeff Ebert of St. Meinrad, Jill Ebert-Lasher of Evanston and Kim Ebert-Zink of Raleigh, N.C. They have 11 grandchildren.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Novice Tony Wolniakowski OSB, professed his temporary vows as a Benedictine monk in a ceremony Aug. 6 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    He has completed his novitiate, a year of prayer and study of the Benedictine way of life. As is the custom during the profession of vows, he was given a religious name. He will now be known as Brother Kolbe.

    Brother Kolbe, 29, is a native of Lansing, Mich. Most recently, he worked for the State of Michigan as an insurance complaint analyst in the Department of Insurance and Financial Services.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Fr. G. Nicholas Rice, a priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville, Ky., was honored on Aug. 2 with the Distinguished Alumnus Award, at the annual Saint Meinrad Alumni Reunion. He is a member of the ordination class of 1967.

    The award, given by the Saint Meinrad Alumni Association, was begun in 1990 to honor alumni who exemplify the Gospel values and who have provided exemplary service in their lives or professions. The association’s board of directors reviews nominations for the award annually and makes the recommendations.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey celebrated the 60-year jubilee of monastic profession for five of their confreres July 31.

    Honored were the Rev. Lambert Reilly, the Rev. Denis Quinkert, Bro. Andrew Zimmermann, the Rev. Timothy Sweeney and the Rev. Meinrad Brune.

    Father Lambert is a native of Pittsburgh, Penn. He made his profession of vows on Aug. 15, 1956, and was ordained a priest on Sept. 20, 1959.

  • Molly and Shane Williams and Denise and Rick Flamion announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of Caley Williams of Tell City and Aaron Hutchins of St. Croix.

    The ceremony will take place Sept. 17, 2016 at Flamion Brothers’ Farms at 2 p.m. The reception will follow the ceremony at Fulda Sportsman Club.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Molly and Shane Williams of Tell City. The future groom is the son of Denise and Rick Flamion of St. Croix.