Today's News

  • Eula and Clyde Smith

    Eula and Clyde Smith of Tell City will celebrate their 65th anniversary Nov. 19. The couple will have a dinner at Oakwood hosted by their family.

    The Smiths were married Nov. 19, 1950, at Evangelical United Church of Christ. Eula is the former Eula Malone.

    They have two children, Becky (Steve) Yadack of Owensboro, Ky. and Mary (Raymond) Lock of Tell City. They have three grandchildren, Ray Lock, Rachel Fortwendel and Melissa Evans. They also have three great-grandchildren, Ben Fortwendel, Ethan Evans and Erin Evans.

  • Service of the Longest Night set for Dec. 19

    ST. MEINRAD – Abbey Caskets, a work of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, will host a Service of the Longest Night on Saturday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m. Central Time in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Guest House Chapel.

    Many people find the holidays a challenging time. Instead of celebrating, they are struggling with grief. They miss loved ones and find that the usual traditions and bright lights serve only to heighten their struggle.

  • Sisters accept two women into novitiate

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict accepted postulants Lynn Falcony and Lisa Schutz into the novitiate, the second stage of incorporation into the religious community, during a simple ceremony Nov. 14. During the ceremony, the women received their titles of Sister Lynn Marie and Sister Lisa Marie.

  • Church News; Nov. 19

    Gospel band to perform at Deer Creek


    PERRY COUNTY – Divine Mercy, a southern-gospel band, will perform at Deer Creek Baptist Church Sunday, Nov. 22, at 10:30 a.m. A Thanksgiving dinner will follow the service.


    Thanksgiving service Nov. 22


    TELL CITY – A unity Thanksgiving service is planned for 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at Community Christian Church, 821 10th St. in Tell City.

  • Californian with local ties attends ‘The Price is Right’ taping

    TELL CITY – Elsie Arnold, who turns 90 on Saturday, claims her favorite game show is “The Price is Right.” She watches it every morning she can. A couple of weeks ago, she got a call from her son Randy Arnold, who said her grandson, Erik Arnold, would be on The Price is Right on Nov. 23.

  • Perry Central honors veterans at Nov. 11 program

    Editor’s note: This article about Perry Central’s Veterans Day program was written by Perry Central senior Zosha Roberson.


  • Sisters of St. Benedict to welcome Christkindlmarkt guests

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand have announced their Monastery Event Hall is an official Christkindlmarkt site for 2015. Nearly 40 vendors will have their hand-made creations and foods on display and St. Ferdinand Knights of Columbus will serve food. Christkindlmarkt is Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All times are Eastern.

  • Live Glockenspiel coming to weekend Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt

    FERDINAND – A live Glockenspiel, or cuckoo clock, will be showcased at this year’s Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt, this weekend, Nov. 21-22.

    Performances will be held at 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. EST both days at the site for the Christkindlmarkt’s free all day live entertainment,  the Forest Park High School Practice Gym Markt location at 1440 Michigan St. in Ferdinand.

    Singing and dancing in a reenactments of a German cuckoo clock are performers decked out in dirndls and lederhosen.

  • William Tell Elementary School’s Braunecker awarded grant

    TELL CITY – Kelli Braunecker, a first-grade teacher at William Tell Elementary School, was awarded a grant in the amount of $508.95 from the Indiana Retired Teachers Association.

    One grant was awarded in each of the 10 regional areas of Indiana. Braunecker’s grant proposal was selected from among 127 applications in the first year awards of active teacher grants.

  • So close, so far

    Editors’ Note: This feature appeared in the Dubois County Herald and was written by Leann Burke. It was posted to the Hoosier State Press Association’s Information Network.


    “Buggy! Buggy! It’s a buggy!”

    The Nancy Hanks Elementary School second-graders heralded their arrival to Amish country near Montgomery in Daviess County while their teachers, Janessa Steckler and Amber Lubbers, chuckled.

    “It’s funny because they do that every year,” Steckler said.