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Today's News

  • St. Paul honors graduating seniors
  • Saint Meinrad monk, noted historian, author dies

    ST. MEINRAD – The Rev. Cyprian Davis OSB, a long-time monk and priest of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, died Monday at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. He was 84 and a jubilarian of both profession and ordination. Surviving are a cousin and a niece.

    Davis was born in Washington, D.C., Sept. 9, 1930, to Clarence W. and Evelyn (Jackson) Davis, who named him Clarence John.

    He studied at Saint Meinrad Seminary from 1949 to 1956. Invested as a novice monk July 31, 1950, he professed his simple vows Aug. 1, 1951, and was ordained to the priesthood May 3, 1956.

  • Church News; May 21

    Cannelton Freewill Baptist to host guest singers May 27

     

    Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will welcome Brother Jonathan and Tiffany Epley of Johnson City, Tenn., later this month for a special address and singing engagement. The Epleys will join Pastor Lewis Garrett and the congregation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. Everyone is invited to attend.

     

    St. Paul’s TGIF set for May 29

     

  • Solar energy for farms workshop set for June 11

    HUNTINGBURG – Purdue Extension-Dubois County will offer a solar applications for agriculture workshop focusing on uses of solar energy for farms and rural businesses will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST Thursday, June 11, at the Huntingburg Event Center, 200 East 14th St. in Huntingburg.

    The day’s agenda will include sessions on how solar panel-photovoltaic and solar thermal energy can fit into agricultural and livestock operations.

  • JFK Pool to open June 3

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open at noon Wednesday, June 3, for the summer season.

    Hours for opening day only will be from noon to 5 p.m.

    Regular pool hours for the remainder of the season will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

    Admission is $3 per person for anyone over 4 and older. Children 4 and younger are admitted for free.

    Pool passes are available at city hall or at the pool. Cost is $50 for a book of 20 passes.

  • Sixty-one earn degrees from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology

    ST. MEINRAD – Graduates of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology were awarded master’s degrees on May 9.

    Graduates accepted their diplomas from the Rev. Justin DuVall OSB, archabbot of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and chairman of the school’s board of trustees.

    The graduation address was given by the Most Rev. Timothy Doherty, bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana.

    Receiving Master of Divinity degrees were:

    Adam Ahern, Michael Keucher and Andrew Syberg, Archdiocese of Indianapolis

  • Community Events; May 21

    Free health screenings at Twilight Towers

     

    TELL CITY – Spring has sprung, and it’s a perfect time to take charge of your health.

    The next Deaconess VNA Plus blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings are scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, May 21, at Twilight Towers in Tell City.

    Screenings will be conducted by a registered nurse and no pre-registration is necessary.

  • Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars post plan holiday-weekend tributes

    PERRY COUNTY – Monday we will observe Memorial Day, a day to reflect and honor the many soldiers who served our country and protected our freedom. 

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased area veterans, including service members killed during active duty, will take place Sunday and Monday, May 24 and 25.

  • Rural News; Gerald; May 21

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the family of Bessie Kincaid, who passed away on May 8, 2015, at the Oakwood Health Campus.

    Also to Candy Boerste’s family, we extended our condolences. She passed away at the Perry County memorial hospital on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

  • Rural News; DOOLITTLE MILLS; May 21

    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 —  The St. Meinrad Legion Post 366 and Ladies Auxiliary will make its annual visit to local cemeteries this coming Sunday morning, May 24. 

    The group will begin the memorial services with its first stop at the Doolittle Mills Cemetery at approximately 7:20 a.m. 

    Everyone is welcome to attend and show support for this worthwhile event as we remember the departed.

    The Perry Central Senior Class of 2015 will graduate at 2 p.m. this coming Sunday afternoon, May 24.