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Today's Features

  • ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May.

    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:

    • May 14, Father Joseph Cox OSB, Mary, Our Mother

    • May 21, Father Barnabas Gillespie OSB, Holy Lady, Chosen by the Father

  • FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict will host a color run on Saturday, June 3, as part of the their 150th anniversary. The run will begin at 8:30 a.m.  with registration tables located at Kordes Hall. The entry fee for those who preregister by May 31 is $35, which includes a T-shirt. Participants not wanting a T-shirt can enter for $25. Race-day registration is $40.

    This is a color run so participants should come prepared to be dusted with safe, non-toxic colored powder.

  • Deann and Cory Anson of Evanston announce the birth of their daughter, Piper Jo Anson, on April 12, 2017. She was born at 8:21 a.m. at St. Mary’s in Evansville and weighed 8 pounds and 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gail and David Edwards of Leopold. Paternal grandparents are Pat Luther of Corydon and Robert Anson of Tell City.

    Great-grandparents include Bonnie Hauser, Goldie Edwards and Pauline Thorn. The mother is the former Deann Edwards.

  • FERDINAND  – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will hold their 150th anniversary summer social on Friday and Saturday, June 2 and 3, on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    Social hours will be from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. EDT on that Friday and from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.

  • TELL CITY – U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Emily J. Lutgring graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • TELL CITY – Chestnut Grove Church will host a special speaker from Palestine, W. Va., evangelist singer The Rev. Jerry Cattrell.

    Starting Thursday, May 11, through May 14 each night at 7 p.m. except Sunday night at 6 p.m.

    The public is welcome. More information, call Pastor Harold Nix (812) 547-8101.

    Go expecting something wonderful to happen.

  • St. John’s bake sale begins Thursday

     

    EVANSTON – The board of education at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will sponsor the annual spring rummage and bake sale May 4-6. Hours will be 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 7 a.m. to noon Saturday. Lots of baked goods, clothes and miscellaneous items will be available.

    Organizers will also be serve soup and sandwiches. The church is located at 12308 E. County Road 1160 N. in Evanston.

     

  • FULDA – Trinity United Church of Christ at Kratzburg, located one mile south of Fulda on 545 is having a rummage sale Friday, May 19, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 20, from 7 a.m. to noon.

    A hot breakfast will be available Saturday, May 20, served by Trinity's Sunday School.

  • TELL CITY – Emmanuel Women’s Guild will hold its spring rummage sale Saturday, May 6, beginning at 8 a.m.

    Clothing, crafts and baked and canned items will be available.

    Organizers appreciate the community’s support for their ongoing mission projects.

  • TELL CITY – A musical showcase series will take place during the summer at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. Everyone in the community is invited to be involved as both performers and audience. On Wednesday, June 14, the church will invite choral and instrumental groups to perform. These might be church groups or community/school groups.

    On July 12, they will have youth perform by singing or playing instruments. This will include students from middle school through college age.