Today's News

  • Archabbey Library Gallery hosts ‘Close to Home’ exhibit

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of works on paper titled “Close to Home.”

    Three artists from the New Harmony area will be exhibiting their work in the gallery. Friends for years, they create art that is very different, not only in the choice of medium but in how they see and interpret the world around them.

  • Josie Sue Etienne

    Josh and Kristi Etienne of Leopold announce the birth of their daughter, Josie Sue Etienne.

    She was delivered at 7:53 a.m. July 23, 2015, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    Josie weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Mrs. Etienne is the former Kristi Katterhenry.

    Josie was welcomed home by her brother, Jax, 2, and her sister, Jaylie, 5.

    Maternal grandparents are Debbie Katterhenry of Tell City and the late Gary Katterhenry.

  • Derby series continues Saturday

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Sizzlin’ Summerfest, the third demolition derby event out of a points series of four, will be held Saturday, Aug. 22 at the Spencer County fairgrounds.

    Due to the warm weather conditions in August and kids being back in school, the event is held in the evening so the maximum amount of people can enjoy the festivities. A kids power wheel derby will get things started at 6 p.m. followed by the main derby event at 7 p.m.

  • Monks profess first vows at Saint Meinrad Archabbey

    ST. MEINRAD – Two monks professed their temporary vows as Benedictine monks in a ceremony on Aug. 6 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    They have completed their novitiate, a year of prayer and study of the Benedictine way of life. As is the custom during the profession of vows, they were assigned religious names. Novice John Avery will be Brother Stephen and Novice Charles Peñalosa will now be known as Brother Lorenzo.

    Brother Stephen, 29, of Indianapolis, attended North Central High School and was a member of St. Pius X Parish.

  • Reunions; Aug. 20

    THE LAGRANGE FAMILY reunion will be held at St. Isidore’s church hall near Bristow Saturday, Aug. 29. Family members are asked to arrive in time to begin serving at 12:30 p.m. Central with a carry-in dinner.

    Family members should take a dish, serving utensils and drinks for their family. Plates and cups will be provided. Each family attending is asked to take an item of memorabilia to display.

    There will be a family music jam, so take an instrument and play along. This year, more activities and games will be provided for all ages.

  • Voges – Barnes

    Raina Nicole Voges and Bradley James Barnes announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeffery Voges of Jasper and Denise Patton of Bandon.

    The future groom is the son of Gary Barnes and Angela Barnes, both of Magnet.

    The wedding ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 , at Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Lincoln City. A 5 p.m. reception will be held at the Bristow Community Center in Bristow.

  • History-filled Rickenbaugh House open Saturday

    The historic Rickenbaugh House in Perry County will be open to the public Saturday, Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If time allows when visitation is light, educational games and activities on wildlife will be provided for children in addition to tours of the house and information on the Rickenbaugh family,.

    The Rickenbaugh House is located in the Indian-Celina Recreation Area in Perry County.

  • Menus Week of Aug. 24-28,2015

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.


    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.

    Monday: BREAKFAST - Sausage Bagel LUNCH - Country Fried Steak Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Pears

    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry Muffin LUNCH - BBQ Rib Patty on Bun, Peas, Peaches

    Wednesday: BREAKFAST - French Toast Sticks LUNCH - Lasagna, Garlic Biscuit, Corn, Mixed Fruit, Cookie

  • Operation Homefront, Dollar Tree program benefits military children

    CHESAPEAKE, Va.  – Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree Inc. have joined forces again this year to gather school supplies for military children across the country. The supplies were purchased by customers nationwide and placed in collection boxes in each store.

    The Back-to-School Brigade program is a nationwide campaign by Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree. This is the seventh year that Dollar Tree has partnered with Operation Homefront for the program. Last year, Dollar Tree patrons donated more than $5 million of supplies.

  • Autumn story times to begin Sept. 21 at library

    TELL CITY  – Perry County Public Library announces registration is now open for the autumn story time session.

    Autumn story times will run Sept. 9 through Oct. 29, with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. 

    Parents and guardians may register for story time by calling the Tell City location at (812) 547-2661.  Story time programs are as follows:

    • Monday mornings, 10-10:30 a.m. – Tell City (birth through 2 years)