Today's Features

  • LAMAR – St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Lamar will host a Days for Girls workday on Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 12338 N. St Peter’s Church Road, Lamar. Participants will make washable feminine hygiene kits that enable girls to stay in school in third world nations.

    Dr. Jeannie Gruber will deliver the kits to Kenya. Where Days for Girls kits have been distributed in Kenya, the drop out rate among girls has gone from 25 percent to 3 percent.

  • TELL CITY – The 2018 Ladies Lenten Prayer Coffees will begin on Saturday, March 9. The Coffees are open for all women and girls. The Coffees begin at 9 a.m. and run until 10 a.m. There will be refreshments served followed by a short program. An offering will be taken each morning and at the last coffee, those attending will select a local charity to receive the offering.

  • 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.

  • Revised schedule


    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.

  • Kevin and Pamela Brinksneader celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Jan. 6, 2019. Mr. Brinksneader and the former Pamela Ballman were married on Jan. 6, 1979, at St. Paul Church in Tell City.

    The Brinksneaders are parents of three children,Travis, Stephanie and Ben; they have 10 grandchildren.

  • First UMC Journey Service every Saturday


    TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church of Tell City is starting “The Journey Service,” a weekly recovery service held at the church every Saturday. The church will host a meal at 5:15 p.m. with service starting afterwards at 5:30 p.m.

    The event is open to the public. Contact the church at (812) 547-2800 with any questions.


    St. Meinrad Parish to celebrate patron’s feast day Sunday