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Today's News

  • Parish mission starts Monday

    ST. MEINRAD – Fr. Jim Sichko will host a parish mission for St. Boniface and St. Meinrad parishes Monday through Wednesday, Oct. 16-18.

    Each one-hour session begins at 6:30 p.m. at St. Meinrad Church. The Wednesday evening session will be for all Faith Formation classes and parents.

    There is no charge to attend any of the sessions.

    Fr. Jim uses real-life experiences, tied to the Gospel message, that speak to all members of the family. 

  • Abbey to host piano, violin concert

    ST. MEINRAD – A free concert featuring piano and violin will be held on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 3 p.m.  in the theater in St. Bede Hall, on the Saint Meinrad Archabbey campus.

    Violinist Aaron Boaz and pianist Krista Wallace-Boaz will perform works by Mozart, Brahms and Debussy, as well as by John Williams, Amy Beach and John Morris.

  • Church News; Oct. 12

    Branchville UMC 200-year celebration Sunday

     

    BRANCHVILLE – Branchville United Methodist Church will celebrate its 200th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 15. The congregation will hold its regular worship service at 9:30 a.m. with a meal to follow. Everyone is welcome to attend.

     

    D of I shower donations due Sunday

     

  • Students rooted in growing STEM

    Higher concepts of learning driven by a student-driven initiatives in science, technology, engineering and math are feature components of a newly opened tech-based exhibit at William Tell Elementary. On Sept. 14, STEM City at that school was officially dedicated.

  • Southern Hills awarded children’s services grant

    JASPER – Southern Hills Counseling Center announced that they are the recipient of a $13,000 grant for children’s services to be provided in FY 2018. 

    The WHAS Crusade for Children is an annual telethon broadcast by WHAS-TV and WHAS Radio in Louisville, Ky. The telethon benefits a wide range of children’s charities throughout Kentucky and southern Indiana.

  • Ladies Day Out kickoff breakfast Friday

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary  and Perry County Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to host the first annual Ladies Day Out kickoff breakfast. The public can join in on Friday, Oct. 13, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    Learn about Perry County Memorial Hospital Oncology services and hear patient testimonials. Proceeds from Ladies Day Out will benefit PCMH Oncology Department.

  • Sip and paint class Oct. 23

    TELL CITY – Scenic Lincoln Way, the community rail group working to provide tourist excursion train rides in the county, will host a Sip and Paint Party on Monday, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m. at the Tell City Depot.

    Drinks and snacks will be available for sale and participants can pick their own design that they will paint in the class. Cost is $30 per design. Register by Friday, Oct. 13, by calling (812) 547-7933 or stop by the Tell City Depot at 333 Seventh St.

  • It’s what we do that counts

    Lee Hamilton

    Guest Columnist

     

    I’ve been reminded recently of the old cowboy song, Home on the Range. You know the line, “Where never is heard a discouraging word”? That is not the United States right now. It feels like pretty much everywhere I turn, all I hear is discouragement.

  • Cannelton Heritage Fest Saturday

    CANNELTON – The annual Cannelton Heritage Festival, sponsored by Renew Cannelton Inc., will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in  historic downtown Cannelton. 

    The Cannelton Heritage Festival is an arts and crafts festival featuring artisans selling their hand-crafted merchandise. 

  • Cannelton wins 1 of 3

    CANNELTON—Caressa Sloss made 11 kills, six blocks and five digs and served three aces as Cannelton beat Madison Christian Academy 25-9, 25-20, 25-11 in volleyball Sept. 30.
    Sloss made 15 spikes and 11 tips overall.
    Chloe Davis added three kills on tips, eight digs and three aces.
    Hannah McMahan made two kills and Kendra Anastasiades made five digs and 25 sets - eight of them for assists.
    Cannelton lost a road match to South Central 25-8, 25-23, 25-9 Thursday.
    Sloss made seven spikes and seven tips for a total of three kills.