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Today's News

  • Abbey Press CareNotes booklets celebrate 25 years of production

     ST. MEINRAD – “Take one – and take heart. Give one – and give hope.” That tagline has graced the front of every CareNotes booklet for the last 25 years.
    The eight-page inspirational – and informational – booklets have been published by Abbey Press in St. Meinrad since 1988. Tackling topics such as depression, losing a child, facing cancer and others, Care-Notes booklets have sold more than 122 million copies since then.

  • Fall dinner theaters to end

    LEWISPORT, Ky. – Jean Mattingly, director of God’s Players, has announced the 2013 fall dinner theater will be the last one.
    This year’s show will be a nostalgic look at the previous 19 years of entertainment. It is scheduled for Nov. 8, 9 and 10 at the Lewisport Community Center.
    Friday and Saturday nights will have the dinner at 7 p.m., with show time at 8 p.m., and Sunday afternoon’s dinner will be at 12:30 p.m. with the show following.
    Tickets are on sale now for $25 and seating will be according to purchase paid date.

  • Totes of Hope to help homeless veterans

    TELL CITY – The American Red Cross is sponsoring a project called Totes of Hope to help homeless veterans.
    “Make a difference this Veteran’s Day by supporting a local veteran during the cold winter months,” Red Cross spokesman Todd Edgell said. “Support those who gave their lives to ensure our freedom.”
    Donations of gloves, hats, socks and other basic necessities can be dropped off at Red Cross collection boxes located at Fishers Furniture and Appliances, Orscheln Farm and Home Store, Goody’s and Save-A-Lot in Tell City.

  • Annual Christmas open house at Twilight Towers

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will host its annual Christmas open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 2 in the dining room, 1648 10th St., Tell City.

  • KWC to host science day Saturday

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Students interested in science, health, engineering and math will be the focus as Kentucky Wesleyan College will host science day Saturday.
    Students can meet with faculty to explore majors and see presentations from current professionals in biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy and more.
    Current KWC students will participate in demonstrations and presentations.

  • University of Evansville announces new physician assistant program

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Evansville announces it will launch a new physician assistant program, the first in the Tri-State area, to build on its existing strength in health professions education and help meet the growing need for health care providers. The masters-level program is slated to begin classes in 2016.

  • William Tell conferences set for Oct. 24

    TELL CITY – The afternoon and evening of Oct. 24 are the designated times for William Tell Elementary School’s parent-teacher conferences.
    Three meeting times will be available Oct. 23 as well if needed.
    There will be no school Oct. 25 and Oct. 28 as the students will be on fall break.
    Parents will be notified of their scheduled time by Oct. 21. If parents need to make any changes with their appointment, they are asked to contact their child’s teacher at 547-9727.

  • Parent-teacher conferences Oct. 24 at Tell City Junior-Senior High School

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High School will receive grade cards and parent-teacher conference information Thursday.
    Parent-teacher conferences will be held from 4 to 7:45 p.m. Oct. 24. School will not be in session Oct. 25 and Oct. 28 due to fall break.
    Appointments will not be scheduled, and conferences will be held on a first-come basis. However, it is important that teachers know which parents are planning to attend so they can be prepared for the conferences.

  • Dutch-oven cook-off Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – The public is invited to take their Dutch oven cookware, supplies, ingredients and setup for a friendly competition at Patoka’s Autumn Getaway 11th annual Dutch oven cook-off from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
    Registration will begin at noon and cooking will start 12:30 p.m. and dishes will be judged upon completion. All culinary skill levels are welcome. Winners will be announced in the cooking area at 4:30 p.m. in the Patoka Lake modern campgrounds.

  • Annual Tri Kappa poinsettia sale

    PERRY COUNTY – The members of the Epsilon Omega Chapter of Tri Kappa announce their plans for their annual poinsettia sale fundraiser.
    The group will sell red and white 4- and 6-inch potted plants for $6 and $10 each, respectively. In addition, red hanging baskets will be available for $20 each.
    To place an order, contact any Tri Kappa member or call Martha DuPre at 836-2384 or Jean Schulthise at 547-7462. Deliveries will begin Dec. 4.