Today's News

  • Tell City High School 1987

    The Tell City High School Class of 1987 gathered for a reunion recently.

  • Transplant Games call attention to need for more organ donors


    Guest Columnist

    My son, Joe Gladish, received an invitation to join Team Indiana to compete in the Transplant Games of America back in early spring. Joe had a kidney transplant in March 2007.

    He joined the team and represented the state at the 2012 Transplant Games in Grand Rapids, Mich., July 28-31. He competed in the men’s 400-meter race and coed 400 relay and played on the three-on-three basketball team.

  • Reunions

    ST. MARK – The 86th annual Captain Andrew Peter Batson family reunion will be held Sunday at St. Mark Catholic Church Parish Hall.
    A meal will be served at 12:30 p.m. and everyone attending is asked to take a covered dish and drinks. Paper goods will be supplied. The meal will be followed by a family meeting.
    Family members are also asked to take genealogy information and photos to share.

  • Candidate meet-and-greet

    Perry County Republican candidates gathered at party headquarters Monday evening to greet the public. Pictured from the left are Patrick Rich and Bernie Bower, candidates for county council at-large, and Brian Steen, candidate for District 1 commissioner. Republican candidate for county surveyor, David Lynch, was traveling and could not be present. 

  • Friday-night pursuit
  • Ohio Technical College Partners with Jasper Engines & Transmissions

    JASPER – Ohio Technical College, a provider of specialized technical training in a wide variety of transportation fields, recently announced it has formed a partnership with Jasper Engines and Transmissions to use its products in the school’s Automotive and Auto-Diesel programs.

  • Cornhole tournament Sept. 15 at Immaculate Conception picnic

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will hold its annual picnic Sept. 15.
    There will be a cornhole tournament beginning at 3 p.m. behind the old Hancock County Courthouse in Hawesville.
    Cash prizes will be awarded to first- , second- and third-place winners. The cost to participate is $30 per team. Everyone is invited to play.
    Those interested in competing should call (270) 927-6021 to pre-register to be ensured a place in the tournament. Leave a message with a name and number if there is no answer.

  • St. Augustine Church gearing up for 175-year celebration

    LEOPOLD – Plans are taking shape for the 175th anniversary celebration of St. Augustine Catholic Church Sept. 15-16. A weekend of activities will mark the church’s milestone as well as the 50th anniversary of the Central Perry Fire Department. 

    A special Mass will be celebrated Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. with a meal following in the parish hall and shelter. Organizers are asking for a donation of $8 per person. 

  • Retired archbishop of Strasbourg to lecture at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Archbishop Joseph Doré, SS, retired archbishop of Strasbourg, France, will give the Dolle Lecture on Church Art and Architecture at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.
    His topic is “The Beautiful, the Cathedrals and the Christian Faith.” He will talk about the relationship between Christian art and faith.
    The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in the conference room on the fifth floor of St. Bede Hall, on the Saint Meinrad campus.

  • Church News, Aug. 30

    St. Pius fall festival Sept. 9
    TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will have its annual fall festival Sept. 9.
    The menu for the day will include the church’s “famous soup” by the bowl and gallon. Those wishing to purchase soup by the gallon are asked to take their own containers.