Today's Features

  • You may be surprised to learn what a huge difference you can make by feeding wild birds right outside your own door or window.  A large-scale winter storm, with deep snow or ice cover, cuts off many birds from their natural food supplies and can actually cause them to starve by the thousands and even millions.

    Backyard bird feeding can make a real contribution to their survival and even thriving during the winter months. Here are 10 pointers for a successful winter bird feeding season:

  • TELL CITY – Miss Schweizer Fest pre-teen 2017 winner Graci Senn has developed a love for and competitive drive to exhibit her skills in local and upcoming national pageants. The outgoing and energetic 12-year-old from Tell City has already generated an impressive run of crowning achievements at pageantry contests.

  • My name is Janna Hoehn, I am a 28-year resident of Maui, Hawaii. Eight years ago, my husband and I made our first trip to Washington, D.C. Because Vietnam was the war that was going on while I was in high school, the first memorial on my list was the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Even though I never knew anyone killed in Vietnam, I wanted an rubbing of one of the names.

  • Kyle and Kristina Lasher of Evansville announce the birth of a daughter, Ellison Rose, born on Oct. 29, 2018, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Evansville. She weighed 8 pounds 7 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    Ellison was welcomed home by sister Ruby, 2.

    Her grandparents are Rodney and Rosemary Lasher of Tell City and DeAnna and John Hurm of Evansville. Great-grandparents are Mary Northerner of Tell City, John and Janet Hurm of Evansville, Jane Wilson of Henderson, Ky., and William Lile of Louisville, Ky.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Knights of Columbus Council at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad, will host two events this Lent.

    On Sunday, March 10, the Council will present a holy hour for vocations at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda. It will begin at 4 p.m. Central Time, followed by dinner in the parish hall.

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    PERRY COUNTY – The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County has finalized plans for its annual Lenten breakfasts. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday, March 9. The breakfasts will continue each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 7:50 a.m.

    Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.

  • TELL CITY – Table of Blessings will temporarily be held at St. Paul Catholic Church in the Parish Hall on Thursday, Feb. 14, and Thursday, Feb. 21. The church and Parish Hall are located in the 800 block of Main Street. Enter through the alley between Main and Ninth Streets.

    Table of Blessings serves free hot meals every Thursday between 5 and 6 p.m.

    On Thursday, Feb. 28, the location will return to Evangelical United Church of Christ on 10th Street.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Four men professed solemn vows as Benedictine monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in a ceremony on Jan. 25 in the Archabbey Church at St. Meinrad. They are Br. Simon Herrmann, Br. Nathaniel Szidik, Br. Joel Blaize and Br. Jean Fish.

    Br. Simon is a former resident of Findlay, Ohio, and he is a graduate of the University of Dayton, earning a bachelor’s degree in communication management in 2010.

  • ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony, Novice Dennis Reyes was clothed in the Benedictine habit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Jan. 19. He now begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history. 

    Novice Dennis, 42, is a native of Manila, Philippines.