Today's News

  • A Mason for 50 years

    Rome Masonic Lodge recently recognized Brother Charles Skinner, left, for marking 50 years of membership in Masonry. Charles Skinner accepted an Award of Gold Certificate from Gale Garner, secretary of the lodge.

  • Farm marketers can hone business skills at upcoming Purdue workshops

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Farm-market vendors have the opportunity to learn about emerging consumer demand for locally grown foods at a Purdue Extension workshop and Webinar series Growing for Market.

    The three sessions, directed at farm-market vendors who want to become more effective and profitable marketers, will be offered at 21 Purdue Extension county offices and available in Webinar form for those who want to participate from home.

  • Officers installed at Rome lodge

    Rome Masonic Lodge 133, F&AM, recently installed officers for 2011. Gathered around Worshipful Master Kenny Wright, from left, are Gale Garner, secretary; Tom Adams, junior deacon; Charles Skinner, treasurer; Mike Sheridan, senior warden; Charles Durbin, junior warden and Sean Wright, senior deacon.

  • Cannelton Republican meeting Jan. 30

    CANNELTON – A meeting is scheduled for the Cannelton Republican Party at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30.
    The meeting will be held at the Perry County Republican Headquarters in Tell City. Anyone interested in supporting or participating in the 2011 election is encouraged to attend.

  • Huffman Mill Bridge to get $240,000 face-lift

    By STUART CASSIDY, Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    ROCKPORT – County Engineer Tara Lloyd told county commissioners Tuesday they will need to ask the county council there to re-appropriate funds to conduct work on Huffman Mill Bridge. Lloyd said Perry and Spencer counties are prepared to move forward with a $240,000 project to repair the more than 140-year-old structure.

  • Auditions set for Holiday World’s 2011 shows

    SANTA CLAUS – Local auditions for Holiday World’s 2011 cast of entertainers are scheduled for later this month at the park’s Holiday Theater. The 2011 musical entertainment lineup at Holiday World will include the following:
    • Real Country: Latest hits along with country classics.
    • Rejoice!: Contemporary Christian music with worship music and Christian hits.
    • Vinyl Daze: A pop musical featuring favorites from throughout the years.

  • Church News, Jan. 21

    Kidwell to speak at Freewill Baptist
    CANNELTON – The Rev. Jack Kidwell, pastor of Heartland Baptist Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, will be the special guest speaker at Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church Sunday, Jan. 30. The day’s activities will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. that day. Pastor Lewis Garrett and congregation invite the community to attend.

  • Local revival set to start Jan. 30

    TELL CITY – The Church of the Nazarene, 4 Lausanne Court in Tell City on the hill across from McDonald’s, will host preaching and singing Jan. 30 through Feb. 2 at the church’s revival.
    Activities will begin Jan. 30 at 10 a.m. and a service will be held that evening at 7 p.m. Evening services will be held at 7 p.m. each night.
    The special guest speaker will be Minyoung Yoon. Yoon is the pastor of a dynamic church in Kyunggi City, South Korea.

  • Commissioners consider appointments for 2011

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – County Administrator Teresa Kanneberg told the county commissioners at a regular meeting Wednesday they have several appointments to make in the near future.

    They had agreed at their previous meeting to announce upcoming openings so anyone interested in filling them could submit letters of interest.

  • Saint Meinrad monk to offer lecture on priestly spirituality Feb. 7

    ST. MEINRAD – The Institute for Priests and Presbyterates of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology will present a free lecture on Feb. 7.
    The lecture is titled “Out of Egypt: Reflections on Moses as Leader in the Book of Exodus,” and will give focus to leadership through life’s transitions as a diocesan priest. The speaker will be Fr. Vincent Tobin OSB, of Saint Meinrad Archabbey.
    The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the Church Leadership Center Theater on the fourth floor of Newman Hall on the Saint Meinrad campus.