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  • Spencer County Business Expo Oct. 3

    SPENCER COUNTY – The 2013 Business Expo will be held from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CDT Oct. 3 in the Santa’s Lodge’s Celebration Room in Santa Claus.
    This inaugural business-to-business event is sponsored by Lincolnland Economic Development Corp. and the Spencer County Regional Chamber of Commerce. Organizers describe it as a “unique networking opportunity for local businesses to share information about their products and services.”

  • GED testing available at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire set and pre-registration is mandatory. Testing is offered on a first-come, first serve basis Oct. 21 and Oct. 22.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency. The cost is $70 for the complete examination. For more information, contact GED chief examiner Susie Knox at 547-3347.

  • VFW picnic Oct. 6 at Mulzer Camp

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host its annual family picnic Oct. 6 at Mulzer Camp west of Troy.
    Members and their families, plus the ladies and men’s auxiliary units and their families, are invited to attend.
    The post will furnish the meat, potatoes and drinks. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish or dessert.
    Dinner will begin around 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kerry James at (812) 608-0217.

  • Lincoln Hills maintains Housing Developer Certification

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Executive Director Larry K. Kleeman announced that LHDC has recently been fully recertified as a Community Housing Development Organization through the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority. LHDC’s certification covers Crawford, Dubois, Harrison, Perry, and Spencer counties. Any nonprofit organization receiving IHCDA HOME-CHDO funding must be certified by IHCDA.

  • Benedictine Hills youth pilgrimage planned for Oct. 19

    ST. MEINRAD – The men’s and women’s Benedictine communities of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Monastery Immaculate Conception are co-sponsoring a youth pilgrimage for Oct. 19.
    The day’s events will begin at noon at the Archabbey Church of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. Following a brief prayer for pilgrims, the group will walk the six miles along country roads to Monastery Immaculate Conception.
    Pilgrims will arrive at the Monastery Church at Ferdinand for Vespers at 5 p.m., followed by a cookout with members of both monastic communities.

  • Perry Central students attend Hoosier Boys State program

    ANGOLA – Two Perry Central High School students have entered their senior year this fall with a deeper understanding of the rights and privileges as an American citizen thanks to The American Legion’s Hoosier Boys State program held on the campus of Trine University in Angola June 16 through 22.

  • Senior athletes share lunch with William Tell students

    Senior athlete Shane Roark is one of the nearly 30 senior athletes who visits the students at William Tell Elementary each Friday.

  • Monte Cassino pilgrimages to be held in October

    SAINT MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in October.

    The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:
    • Oct. 6 – Brother Luke Waugh OSB, “Mary, Mother of Healing”
     Oct. 13 – The Rev. Barnabas Gillespie OSB, “And Mary Waited Outside”

  • Church News, Sept. 26

    Chestnut Grove revival continues through Sunday
    TELL CITY – Chestnut Grove Church will host a revival through Sunday. Services will begin at 7 p.m. each evening, except for Sunday’s, which will begin at 6. The Rev. Ed Young and his wife, Jane, will deliver the message. For more information, call the church’s pastor, Harold Nix, at 547-8101.
    The church is located at 4469A Chestnut Grove Road.

    Church hosts weekly Celebrate Recovery gatherings

  • Hess family generations

    Four generations of Doris Hess’ family gathered for a picture recently.

    Seated in front is Hess, of Tell City, holding her first great-grandson, Bentley David Yelland. Standing in the back are Bentley’s father Jerad Yelland and his grandmother Sheila Hess Yelland of Tell City. Bentley was born May 23, 2013, and his family resides in Frankfort, Ky. Bentley is also the grandchild of the late David Yelland and the great-grandchild of the late Renus Hess and Thelma and Bill Yelland.