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Today's News

  • Church News, Aug. 15

    Ministry cook out Saturday
    TROY – Due to the rain, the cook out for the Keys to the Kingdom Outreach Ministries has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Indiana 66 and Indiana 545 at the stoplight in Troy.
    Everyone is invited for free hot dogs and drinks. Free items including clothes, kitchen items and furniture for local families in need will be available.

    Vandiver to speak at Freewill Baptist

  • Annual St. Meinrad Rocks fest in September to benefit foundation fund

    ST. MEINRAD – The third annual St. Meinrad Rocks Fest will be held Sept. 27 and 28 and will be an outdoor event this year.

  • Benefit auction, dance Sept. 14

    TELL CITY – The friends and family of Larry Taylor will host a benefit auction and dance to help raise funds for medical bills and expenses.
    The event will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Tell City American Legion Post on Indiana 66 in Tell City. Admission will be $15 per person or $25 per couple.
    There will be live music by “Good Ole Boys,” food and a cash bar.
    Cash donations may be made at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City to the “Benefit of Larry Taylor” account.

  • Free University of Notre Dame folk choir concert Sept. 13

    FERDINAND – The University of Notre Dame Folk Choir will perform at the monastery church of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand at 8 p.m. EDT Sept. 13.
    This choir, with more than 60 members, has traveled the world and brought their repertoire to thousands of people. Each Sunday during the academic year they can be heard at mass in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Notre Dame’s campus.

  • GALLERY: Schweizer Fest talent on display

    Talent was abound at the annual Schweizer Fest Talent show held Aug. 8 under the gazebo in City Hall Park. Below are pictures of contest winners in both of the show's divisions, along with pictures of the contestants who took to the stage. Click on the photo below to open the gallery.

  • Saint Meinrad monks celebrate jubilees of monastic profession

    ST. MEINRAD – The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey celebrated jubilees of monastic profession for six of their confreres July 28.

    Honored for his 70-year jubilee was the Rev. Richard Hindel. Also honored were the Revs. Damian Schmelz, Columba Kelly and  Mel Patton, each celebrating 60 years of monastic profession; and the Rev. Noël Mueller and Ephrem Carr, 50 years.

  • Jasper Engines Crawford County facility earns safety certification

    CRAWFORD COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Labor has announced the star certification of Jasper Engines and Transmissions’ Crawford County remanufacturing facility in Indiana’s Voluntary Protection Program.

    A ceremony held July 22 at the Crawford County facility provided an opportunity for associates, staff and management to showcase their exemplary safety status to state elected and labor officials.  

  • Autumn story times begin Sept. 9

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library officials announced registration is now open for the autumn story-time session. Autumn story times will run from Sept. 9 through Oct. 17 with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. Parents and guardians may register for story time by calling the Tell City location at 547-2661. Story times are as follows:

  • Early Head Start end-of-year-celebration

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day celebrating the end of the school year earlier this summer. Pictured enjoying some sweets is Delilah Smith. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842.
     

  • Generations

    Four generations of the James Rhodes family recently gathered for a family photo.

    In front holding infant Alexis Kratzer is great-grandfather James Rhodes of Leopold. Behind them from the left are mother Kristel Kratzer of Derby and grandmother Lynda Hess, also of Derby.