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Today's News

  • U of E to Hold 40th anniversary commemoration of 1977 Plane Crash

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville will hold a 40th anniversary commemoration of the 1977 plane crash on wednesday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. The ceremony will be held at Memorial Plaza on the UE campus.

    The Air Indiana Flight 216 crashed at 7:22 p.m. on the evening of December 13, 1977, carrying the University of Evansville basketball team along with coaches, administrators, and fans. Those gathered will observe a moment of silence at that time during the candlelight vigil.

  • Catholic Charities launches Adoption Awareness Campaign

    TELL CITY – November is Adoption Awareness Month and Catholic Charities is launching an awareness campaign to bring awareness to the option of adoption.

    The goal is to educate the community about adoption and the process, to remove negative stigma and myths associated with adoption and bring a more open and positive attitude of understanding to those considering placing their unborn child. The goal is to make adoption a positive option in the community.

  • Shubael Little Village candlelit tour Dec. 9

    ROCKY POINT – The sixth annual Shubael Little Pioneer Village Candle Light tour will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, from 2 to 8 p.m.

    Step back in time 150 years ago and visit the homes of Perry County settlers who celebrated the Christmas season, as many today wish we still did. Enjoy a feast for the senses - interact with re-enactors, hear live music, and share light food and warm drinks from the period, warmed over the crackling of open hearths and wood stoves.

  • Musicians honored at Perry Central
  • Live nativity scene in Tell City Dec. 9

    TELL CITY – A live nativity scene next month will help share the meaning of the Christmas season to the community.

    The nativity scene will be located across from Tell City Depot on Saturday, Dec. 9.

    There will be two different times for this scene. The first event will be at 6 p.m. and the second at 7. There will be live animals, singers and guitarists. This scene is amazing for everyone to see. A group of young children and teenagers from the ages of 5 through 20 have worked together to make this happen.

  • Merry Christmas plans in place at the Santa Claus Museum

    SANTA CLAUS – Fun, festive, and family-friendly events will be happening at the Santa Claus Museum & Village this holiday season. All events are free of charge.

  • St. Paul Christmas Bazaar set for Dec. 1-3

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Catholic Church will host its eighth annual Christmas Bazaar starting Friday, Dec. 1, at 4:30 p.m. in the parish hall. An all-you-can-eat chili supper will start at the same time and continue until 7. Cost will be $5 for adults and $3 for children under 10. Carryouts will be available.

    The bazaar will resume Saturday, Dec. 2, from 2-4 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 at the Catholic Ministry Center. Activities will continue Sunday before and after the 9 a.m. and noon Masses.

  • Holiday World to add eight slides, wave pool, more

    SANTA CLAUS – Christmas comes early in the town of Santa Claus as Holiday World announces a package full of goodies for their 2018 season.

    “We’re adding a fun elephant-themed water-play area for younger children,” says park president Matt Eckert. “When we discovered the Swahili word for elephant is Tembo, we named our new slide complex Tembo Falls and the junior wave pool Tembo Tides.”

    Holiday World will invest a total of $3.5 million in new attractions and other improvements for 2018, including:

  • Land of Lights opens Thanksgiving Night

    SANTA CLAUS – The ninth annual Santa Claus Land of Lights Family Christmas Light Adventure opens for the season on Thanksgiving night, Nov. 23.

Located inside Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort, this custom drive-through outdoor light show tells the Shining Story of Rudolph with thousands of bright, energy-efficient LEDs and dozens of storyboards.

    At 1.2 miles long, it is one of the largest holiday light shows in North America. Each vehicle receives a free photo with Rudolph.




  • GriefShare holidays seminar scheduled

    SANTA CLAUS – GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays is a helpful, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one’s death. Please join us on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m. CST, or Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. at Santa Claus United Methodist Church.

    The seminar features video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and other people who have experienced the holidays after their loved one’s death and who offer practical suggestions and reassurance. These people share honestly about: