Today's News

  • Public fears ‘David vs. Goliath’ battle in GE site cleanup effort


    Staff Writer


  • Book signing planned for prayer book author

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Gift Shop and Scholar Shop will host a book signing on Saturday, Aug. 25.

    Author Agnes Kovacs will sign copies of her book, “A Prayer Book for Catholic Women,” at both locations. The Scholar Shop signing will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Gift Shop signing will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

  • Blues on the Rock returns Sept. 2

    ROCKPORT – Plans are in place for the 2018 Blues on the Rock concert in Rockport City Park on Sunday, Sept. 2.

    The event will begin at 2 p.m. and will continue through midnight.

    Bands this year will include Beginner’s Luck, Bosco France, Nick Kolassa’s Taylor Made Blues Band with special guest Tullie Brae, Lew Jetton and 61 South and the Ghost Town Blues Band.

    A beer and wine garden is planned and food stands, including barbecue. Kids attractions will join the lineup this year, with bouncy houses. 

  • Memories from Rome: Will Mogan

    Editor’s Note: As the Oct. 6-7 celebration of the bicentennial of the Rome Courthouse nears, the News hopes to share the occasional guest column from Rome residents or people who grew up in the community. Jim Fiedler shares this recollection of Will Mogan.


  • Reminiscing: Maxon Marine
  • Time to plant for a fall vegetable harvest

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener


    I am in the process of clearing out the summer vegetable garden of weary plants: the moldy cucumber vines, spent pole beans, and cantaloupe vines that have completed their life cycle and delivered way too many cantaloupes for my small family! Plans for a fall harvest are underway.

  • Philharmonic Orchestra to perform songs of Indiana legends at Amphitheatre

    LINCOLN CITY – Returning to the Lincoln Amphitheatre’s performance stage for the third consecutive year, the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra (Maestro Alfred Savia, Music Director & Conductor) will perform songs from some of Indiana’s most well-known and famous songwriters – from Hoagy Carmichael to Cole Porter, from Michael Jackson to John Mellencamp – on Saturday, Sept. 1.

  • Mark and Mary Jo Beckman

    Mark and Mary Jo (Flannagan) Beckman will celebrate their 40th Wedding anniversary on Aug. 25. They were married Aug. 25, 1978, at St Meinrad Catholic Church in St Meinrad.

    They have two daughters, Debra (Tim) Hertel and Lacy (Brad) Deom. They have four grandchildren, Blaine and Evan Hertel and Kenzy and Janna Deom.

    Mary Jo is a CPA at Buechlein and Associates. Mark works for Superior Ag.

  • Dauby – Palmer

    Michael and Cindy Dauby of Tell City wish to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Myra Dauby, to Christian Palmer, both of Santa Monica, Calif.

    Myra is the granddaughter of Mrs. Margaret Evrard and Mrs. Cleta Dauby, both of Tell City. Christian is the son of Bill and Sue Palmer of Stevenson Ranch, Calif.

    The private sunset wedding ceremony will take place on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Saddlerock Ranch, Malibu, Calif.

  • Church News; Aug. 23

    Bethel Christian Church homecoming Sunday


    DOOLITTLE MILLS – Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills will have its homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 26, with a message by Brother Robert King, who is a retired minister from Augusta. Everyone is welcome.


    St. Pius fall fest Sept. 9