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  • Aug. 31 meeting will explore co-op model for town’s general store

    Derby residents, others suffer when business closes its doors

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    DERBY – A healthy community needs a community store to provide food, fuel and even a sense of togetherness. For many years, Derby General Store provided that for the small Ohio River community and those living nearby.

    It also served visitors as Derby became a popular destination.

  • Luke Bawel named Jasper vice president of logistics groups

    JASPER – Jasper Engines & Transmissions has announced the promotion of Luke Bawel to vice president of Jasper’s Supply Chain and Logistics Groups, which includes distribution channels, JET Transit and Jasper Innovative Solutions.

    During his seven year career with Jasper, Luke has worked in a variety of capacities, including manufacturing, quality, inside sales, customer service and outside sales.

    Most recently, he has served as the division manager of JIS.

  • Archabbey Library Gallery hosts ‘Close to Home’ exhibit

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of works on paper titled “Close to Home.”

    Three artists from the New Harmony area will be exhibiting their work in the gallery. Friends for years, they create art that is very different, not only in the choice of medium but in how they see and interpret the world around them.

  • Josie Sue Etienne

    Josh and Kristi Etienne of Leopold announce the birth of their daughter, Josie Sue Etienne.

    She was delivered at 7:53 a.m. July 23, 2015, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.

    Josie weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19½ inches long.

    Mrs. Etienne is the former Kristi Katterhenry.

    Josie was welcomed home by her brother, Jax, 2, and her sister, Jaylie, 5.

    Maternal grandparents are Debbie Katterhenry of Tell City and the late Gary Katterhenry.

  • Derby series continues Saturday

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Sizzlin’ Summerfest, the third demolition derby event out of a points series of four, will be held Saturday, Aug. 22 at the Spencer County fairgrounds.

    Due to the warm weather conditions in August and kids being back in school, the event is held in the evening so the maximum amount of people can enjoy the festivities. A kids power wheel derby will get things started at 6 p.m. followed by the main derby event at 7 p.m.

  • 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.

    PERRY CENTRAL SCHOOLS

    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