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Today's News

  • Dauby honored
  • Salsa-making workshop Aug. 24

    It has been said that salsa is the new catsup. And at this time of year with an abundance of tomatoes, salsa is quick and easy to make.

    Purdue Extension is hosting a Food Preservation Workshop on Aug. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Perry County Office in Tell City. Join in for an informational and fun time, learning to make fresh salsa as well as preserve it for year-round enjoyment.

    Each participant will leave with a jar of freshly preserved salsa and all the knowledge needed to make more at home. The cost is only $10. Space is limited.

  • Novice joins Benedictine community at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony, Novice Noel Zamora was clothed in the Benedictine habit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey on Aug. 5. He now begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history. 

    Novice Noel, 40, most recently served as a priest of the Diocese of Lexington, Ky.

  • Too soon to head back to school?

    State Rep. Ron Bacon

    District 75

     

    The new school year is upon us, although it seems like yesterday that my grandkids were just getting off of the bus for summer break. While some may feel ready to get their kids back to school, others may think the break was a bit short. The topic of school start dates is one that has and continues to be discussed by policymakers.

  • Hill announces partnership with Ten Point Coalition for statewide crime reduction initiative

    INDIANAPOLIS - Attorney General Curtis Hill on Wednesday announced a plan to replicate statewide a crime-reduction model developed by the Indianapolis Ten Point Coalition. Led by Rev. Charles Harrison, ITPC has made a dramatic impact toward reducing homicides and other violent crimes in several Indianapolis neighborhoods.

  • Miss Schweizer Fest Pageant 2017
  • Thoughts from the pulpit

    DAN HOPKINS

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

  • Chief Elf Pat Koch honored as one of the Top 50 Over 50

    SANTA CLAUS – Pat (Yellig) Koch has been chosen as one of the Top 50 over 50 in Birmingham, Ala.

    This annual award, created in 2014 by Positive Maturity Inc. recognizes individuals 50 and older for their success and/or lifetime achievements in business, personal life and civic engagement.

  • Eclipse gathering Aug. 21 at Tell City Depot; glasses included

    The Tell City Brick by Brick downtown group will host a fundraising luncheon from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at the Tell City Depot. There will be burgers, brats, sides, desserts and refreshments.

    St. Benedict’s Brew Works will serve a special eclipse stout. Tickets are $10 per person and include eclipse glasses. Those attending are invited to stay and watch the eclipse from the Depot.

    Proceeds will support Brick by Brick’s efforts to improve Tell City’s downtown through signage, facade renovation and quality of place development.

  • Kozar named Distinguished Alumnus

    ST. MEINRAD – The Rev. John Kozar, a priest of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pa., was honored Aug. 1 with the Distinguished Alumnus Award, at the annual Saint Meinrad Alumni Reunion. He graduated from Saint Meinrad College in 1967.

    The award, given by the Saint Meinrad Alumni Association, was begun in 1990 to honor alumni who exemplify the Gospel values and 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.