Today's News

  • 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)

  • Altmann – Jones

    Heather Altmann of Bristow and Jonathan Jones of Rockport announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    Miss Altmann is the daughter of Bill and Tammy Sandage of Bristow and Tim and Jatina Altmann of Ferdinand. She is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central and works at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City in guest relations.

    Mr. Jones is the son of Carl and Elaine Jones of Rockport. He is a 2009 ITT Tech graduate and works at Enova Premier in Princeton as a maintenance technician.

  • 10th Street Fall Fair set for Sept. 19

    TELL CITY – The first ever 10th Street Fall Fair is coming this autumn to Tell City on Saturday, Sept. 19.  Family fun, live music, food booths, shopping, photo booth, and games for all ages will fill the afternoon and evening. 

    This family friendly event will run from 3-7 p.m. CDT and will be hosted by Evangelical United Church of Christ in partnership with Community Christian Church, both located on 10th Street in Tell City.

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