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Today's News

  • Church News

    St. Michael’s fish dinners begin Friday

    CANNELTON – St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton will serve fish dinners the first six Fridays of Lent starting Feb. 20.

    There will be no fish dinners served Good Friday, April 3.

    Meals will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m., and will include fried fish or cheese pizza, with homemade sides of baked beans or macaroni and cheese, slaw, hush puppies, dessert and drinks. The price is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children 6 and younger.

  • School Menus

    Week of Feb. 23 – 27

    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.

  • Beard Cemetery releases 2014 report

    BRISTOW – PERRY COUNTY - Beard Cemetery has released its 2014 report.

  • Winter guided hike along Mogan Ridge trail planned for Saturday, Feb. 28

    PERRY COUNTY – The next Perry County Parks and Recreation Department hike is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28, at Mogan Ridge Trail. Additional hikes are scheduled for March 14 and 28

    Saturday, Feb. 28
    8:30 a.m.
    Mogan Ridge Trail W (6 miles)
    Meet at highway garage
    Indiana 37 and Indiana 70

    Saturday, March 14
    8:30 a.m.
    Oriole Trail W. (8 miles)
    Meet at Oriole Lake
    4 miles south of Sulphur on
    Indiana 66

  • Rural News

    St. Croix
    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — Hopefully everyone had a nice Valentine’s Day weekend.

    Several factories and schools closed early in the week due to the big snow we received.

    Harold and I went to Tell City Saturday and did some shopping. Then we enjoyed a meal at River View Restaurant in Hawesville, Ky., for Valentine’s Day.

  • Dates Set for St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest

    ST. MEINRAD – Inkspot Productions, LLC has announced the dates for the fourth annual St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest.
    The 2014 benefit event will be held at the St. Meinrad Park on September 25 and 26.

    This year’s event will again feature a beer garden, children’s activities, and music by approximately 20 acts, both bands and solo acts, both returning favorites and newcomers. Concessions and merchandise will also be sold.

    The weekend schedule will be announced at a later date.

  • Autograph collectors club for kids forming

    TELL CITY – Local autograph collector Glenn Markiewicz plans to form a club for kids to teach them how to write letters and fill out envelopes that will be sent to their favorite celebrities. The first meeting is set for 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, in the Fifth Third Bank meeting room. Anyone interested in joining or supporting the club is encouraged to attend.

  • Community Events

    Zumbathon fundraiser set for Saturday

  • Relay For Life trivia night at Archabbey Feb. 28

    TELL CITY – Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Abbey Press’ Relay For Life annual trivia night will be held Saturday, Feb. 28. Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. CST and trivia will begin at 7 at the Archabbey Guest House and Retreat Center dining room. Snacks and soft drinks will be provided.

    Suggested donation is $15 per person. Spectators are welcome for a $5 donation which includes snacks and drinks. Teams of 3-4 players may sign up or teammates can be assigned. A silent auction will be held and prizes will be awarded to the winning team.

  • Ivy Tech announces dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College Southwest recently recognized the following Perry County students for making the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester.

    To be on the dean’s list, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade-point average in non-academic skills advancement courses with no D’s or F’s, must have earned six or more credits during the semester and at least 12 non-academic skills advancement credits during their course of study.