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Today's News

  • Tell City native Nick Schneider coming to Blue Heron with photo exhibit

    ROCKY POINT – Tell City native Nick Schneider is bringing a photo exhibit to Blue Heron Winery at Rocky Point in Perry County on Saturday, Sept. 23.

    The exhibit will  be open during the Wine Over Water concert featuring bluegrass band, Carrie Lyn and the Twine Getup.

    Schneider specializes in photo images of old barns, wildlife, nature, landscapes and as well as historic buildings. His work has been featured at several art and craft shows, festivals, an art gallery and winery.

  • Grant to seminary will fund development of Spanish language curriculum for permanent deacon formation

    ST. MEINRAD – The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada has awarded an innovation grant to produce a Spanish-language curriculum for permanent deacon formation. Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in Indiana and Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology of Seton Hall University in New Jersey will collaborate on the project.

  • Fun-filled fall break day camps planned

    PERRY COUNTY – Fall Break Day Camps are a great way for youth in grades 3-12 to have fun and learn new skills in a safe environment. Purdue Extension is offering two days camps during fall breaks for Perry Central and Tell City schools. The programs will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daycare will be provided at 7:30 a.m. Youth must be picked by 5:30 p.m. Lunch, snacks, program materials, and enrollment in the 2018 4-H program are included in the fee.

  • Ugandan Kids Choir at CCC Sunday

    Tell City – The Ugandan Kids Choir, a group of 10 talented Ugandan children, has announced that they will perform at Community Christian Church at 821 10th St. at 10 a.m. Sept. 17.

    All 10 children have been given hope through Childcare Worldwide’s Sponsorship Program and now they are here to spread that hope to audiences all across the United States. The choir has performed nationwide at churches, schools, at Disneyland, on King 5 Television’s “New Day Northwest,” at Qwest Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks.

  • No fear in a return to worship

    Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist

     

    I have a good friend who recently told me a story that I had to pass on to you guys.

    My friend is now a devout Christian, but it wasn’t always so. At age 18, he quit going to church and he didn’t go back until his early 50s.

    During his absence, he did some things that he wouldn’t want printed on the front page of this renowned tabloid. Haven’t we all?

  • Remembering Stacey Peak

    By Scott Saalman

    Guest Columnist

     

    A business-related trip last April took me to the Big Apple for the first time in my life so I tagged on a weekend to achieve a few personal goals, the utmost being to visit the memorial erected in honor of the victims of 19 terrorists, those nearly 3,000 people whose sad fates we witnessed via live TV and computer on September 11, 2001.

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  • Music, fun & games:10th Street Fair kicks off Saturday

    TELL CITY – The 10th Street Fall Fair will return to Tell City this weekend, Saturday, Sept. 16. Family fun, live music, food booths, shopping, photo booth, petting zoo and games for all ages will fill the afternoon and evening.  This family friendly event will run from 3-7 p.m. in the 800 Block of 10th Street between Fulton and Jefferson Streets in Tell City.

  • St. Mark Shooting match Sept. 24

    ST. MARKS – St. Mark Catholic Church’s annual shooting match will be held Sunday, Sept. 24, on the church grounds. The ham shoot will get underway at 10 a.. and will continue until 2 p.. The closed match will begin at 2 p.m. Cost for the closed match is $1 per shot. First choice is a $600 beef.

    There will be indoor and outdoor dining, with bingo, a main raffle as well as quilt and dirt bike raffles, country store and games for children and adults. Food items include chili, quarter-pound burgers, crafts, chicken sandwiches and homemade pies.

  • Forler-Foertsch

    Jenifer Lynn Forler and Jeremiah John Foertsch of Evanston announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

    Jenifer is the daughter of Larry and Mary Forler of St. Meinrad. She is a 2014 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and graduated from Harrison College with a degree in medical office assisting. She is currently employed at Best Chairs.