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Today's News

  • Patoka Lake Sprint Triathlon Aug. 24

    BIRDSEYE – Registration is now open for the Patoka Lake Triathlon, which will take place at Patoka Lake beach Saturday, Aug. 24.

  • Students celebrate goals, good decisions during On-Target

    Students of the On-Target After School Program at William Tell Elementary wrote out or drew their personal goals and good decisions on paper balloons, then attached the balloons to pictures of themselves. Joan Knies of Crisis Connection, who presents the program Mondays to third through sixth graders, said it is one of the favorite activities for the students.

  • Our Father’s House of Worship launches seven-week Bible study program

    TROY – Our Father’s House of Worship LLC in Troy announces a new seven-week video-based Bible study series that explores what it could be like in heaven. The series is hosted via DVD by Don Piper, author of the New York Times bestseller “90 Minutes in Heaven,” which has sold more than 3.5 million copies.

  • Preschoolers learn about dental health
  • Annual May Monte Cassino pilgrimages begin Sunday

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May.
    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn.
    Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:
    •  Sunday – Brother Philipp Steiner OSB, “Living in the House of Mary”
    • May 12 – The Rev.  Joseph Cox OSB, “Mary, Our Mother”

  • St. Marks Catholic Church first communion

    First communion was celebrated April 14, at St. Marks Catholic Church in rural Tell City.

    Pictured in front from the left are Trey Dauby, Kendall Cash and Owen Peter. In the back are catechist Marilyn Hagedorn, server Jenna Lutgring, the Rev. Dennis Duvelius and server Aaron Lutgring.

  • Church News, May 2

    Ministry kick off cook out Saturday
    TROY – Thy Kingdom Come Ministry, an outreach ministry, will host a kick off cook out from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Indiana 66 and Indiana 545 at the stop light in Troy.
    Everyone is invited for hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks and to learn about the new ministry.

    Cannelton Freewill Baptist homecoming weekend
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will celebrate 49 years with a homecoming weekend Saturday and Sunday.

  • News in Brief, May 2

    Roy-Harper family reunion
    SELVIN – Anyone related to Charles Edwin Harper and Mary C. “Molly” Riddle is invited to attend a family reunion at 11 a.m. May 25 at Yellow Banks Center in Selvin.
    The children of Charles and Molly are Bessie Leigh (Harper) Wright, Clarence Edwin Harper, James Silas Harper and Charles Augustus “Gus” Harper.
    Children from Mattison Franklin Riddle and Molly Riddle are Olive M. Riddle and Howard F. Riddle.

  • Pinewood Derby champs

    Cub Scouts Pack 192 held its annual Pine-wood Derby Race April 14. Winners, from left, are Matt Aders, first place; Wyatt Krelein, second place, and Daniel Scott, third place.

  • Financial Peace graduates

    People who graduated March 26 from the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Class posed for a photo.

    Pictured from the left are Wesley Graves, Christina Graves, Travis Sommer, Joanna Sommer, Ray Sabelhaus, Brigitte Voyles, Alex Betz, Brittany Betz and Sandy Cross. Not present for the picture was Kim Hawkins. The class is presented every spring and fall. For information about the next class, contact Bill Reid at 608-2130. The class is sponsored by the Troy United Methodist Church.