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Today's News

  • Henrickson earns spot on Western Kentucky’s dean’s list

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Eric Henrickson has been named to the fall 2012 dean’s list at Western Kentucky University.
    To be selected for the dean’s list, a student must attain an academic standing of a 3.4 grade-point average or better on a 4.0 scale for the semester.

    Henrickson is the son of Brad and Sandy Henrickson. He is currently in his senior year at WKU and will graduate in May 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in teaching, with a major in physical education and a minor in health.

  • EDITORIAL: Benedict’s resignation changes papacy forever

    Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to resign the papacy has forever changed the way the world views the man who holds the keys of St. Peter. That may not be a bad thing since the man who will replace Benedict faces real-world issues that demand quick and decisive action.

    Berlin Archbishop Rainer Woelki was on the mark when he called Benedict’s decision to step down, the first pope to do so in six centuries, “a demystification of the papal office.”

  • Annual Anderson VFD meeting today at Bristow Community Center

    BRISTOW – The 64th annual meeting of the Anderson Township Fire Department will be conducted today at the Bristow Community Center.
    The business meeting is slated to start at 6:30 p.m. and will include election of directors 1, 6, 7 and 8.
    The program for the evening will include an update and presentation on the fire department. There will also be door prizes and refreshments served. The $40 membership dues may also be paid at this meeting.

  • Noninsured crop-aid program deadline is March 15

    INDIANAPOLIS – Julia A. Wickard, state executive director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency, reminds producers of the March 15 deadline to apply for coverage of noninsurable crops under the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program. NAP provides financial assistance to producers of noninsurable crops when low yields, loss of inventory or prevented planting occur due to a natural disaster.

  • OAKS Senior Center plans Washington DC trip

    PERRY COUNTY – The OAKS Senior Center is planning a Washington, D.C. trip from June 13 to June 18.
    The trip is open to the public and includes five nights lodging, eight meals – five breakfasts and three dinners – two full-day guided tours featuring the World War II memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Smithsonian Museum, the new Martin Luther King Jr. memorial, the Lincoln Memorial and more.

  • Fosters mark romantic anniversary

    Cletus and Louise Foster celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary with a surprise private romantic dinner prepared by the staff of Oakwood Health Campus.

  • Cannelton trash department to pick up large items

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Street Commissioner David Marsh has announced his department will conduct a city-wide cleanup the week of April 8.

    Items too big for regular curbside pickup will be collected. They must be at normal trash-collection locations on usual trash days, he said.

    No construction waste or materials, refrigerators, tanks, paint, chemicals or tires will be picked up. A limit of one truckload per stop will be enforced, he said.
     

  • Kindergarten enrollment at William Tell Thursday

    TELL CITY – Kindergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday for all children entering school for the first time.
    Parents and children should enter through the main door and follow signs. All children registering for kindergarten will be given a folder.
    To enter kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year, a child must be at least 5 years old on or before Aug. 1. A child does not have to enroll in kindergarten at age 5. If parents believe the child is not ready, the child may enter at age 6.

  • Free choral, organ music to be performed at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – A music ensemble from Indiana University will present a free program of choral and organ music beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday in the archabbey church.

    The musicians will present an hour of sacred polyphony and organ music, including compositions based on chant and other pieces dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

    The concert will feature works by composers Josquin Des Prez, G. P. Palestrina, Felice Anerio, Guillaume Dufay and Flor Peeters.

  • CCC Preschool hosting open house March 14

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church preschool will open registration for the 2013-14 school year at its open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. March 14.
    Parents will have the opportunity to tour the preschool, visit classrooms, review the curriculum, meet the staff, and take advantage of this early enrollment. A registration fee is due at time of enrollment.