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Today's News

  • Girl Scouts honors achievements of girl members in Perry County

    PERRY COUNTY – Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana recently announced a list of achievements and contributions of its members, including a number of girls in Perry County.

    Girl Scout bronze awards were earned by Emilie Cronin, Charlotte Entwistle, Claire Franzman, Anna Fuchs, Elena Hagedorn, Valerie Kehl, Bethany McCoy, Breanna Olberding, Natolie Reid, Hayley Wroe and Maddie Rogers.

  • Students turn old phone books into dollars
  • Vendor applications now being accepted for Derby Riverfest

    DERBY – The Derby Community Association is taking applications for vendor space for the Derby Riverfest planned for June 20, at Mulzer Park in Derby.

    Festival activities will include a flea market and community yard sales, an antique tractor and gas-engine show, a tractor pull for kids, kids games, a boat parade, car show, food and beverages, live entertainment and wine tasting. Proceeds will benefit the non-profit Derby Community Association.

  • Little citizen scientists
  • Social News; May 21

    THE PERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY will have its annual spring membership meeting and appreciation breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 29, in the new PCMH education room. 

  • St. Paul honors graduating seniors
  • Saint Meinrad monk, noted historian, author dies

    ST. MEINRAD – The Rev. Cyprian Davis OSB, a long-time monk and priest of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, died Monday at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. He was 84 and a jubilarian of both profession and ordination. Surviving are a cousin and a niece.

    Davis was born in Washington, D.C., Sept. 9, 1930, to Clarence W. and Evelyn (Jackson) Davis, who named him Clarence John.

    He studied at Saint Meinrad Seminary from 1949 to 1956. Invested as a novice monk July 31, 1950, he professed his simple vows Aug. 1, 1951, and was ordained to the priesthood May 3, 1956.

  • Church News; May 21

    Cannelton Freewill Baptist to host guest singers May 27

     

    Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will welcome Brother Jonathan and Tiffany Epley of Johnson City, Tenn., later this month for a special address and singing engagement. The Epleys will join Pastor Lewis Garrett and the congregation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. Everyone is invited to attend.

     

    St. Paul’s TGIF set for May 29

     

  • Solar energy for farms workshop set for June 11

    HUNTINGBURG – Purdue Extension-Dubois County will offer a solar applications for agriculture workshop focusing on uses of solar energy for farms and rural businesses will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST Thursday, June 11, at the Huntingburg Event Center, 200 East 14th St. in Huntingburg.

    The day’s agenda will include sessions on how solar panel-photovoltaic and solar thermal energy can fit into agricultural and livestock operations.

  • Sixty-one earn degrees from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology

    ST. MEINRAD – Graduates of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology were awarded master’s degrees on May 9.

    Graduates accepted their diplomas from the Rev. Justin DuVall OSB, archabbot of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and chairman of the school’s board of trustees.

    The graduation address was given by the Most Rev. Timothy Doherty, bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana.

    Receiving Master of Divinity degrees were:

    Adam Ahern, Michael Keucher and Andrew Syberg, Archdiocese of Indianapolis