Red Cross: Donors needed now to address historically low blood supply

Limited-edition long-sleeved T-shirts for those who come to give around holidays Nearly two years into the pandemic, everyone has earned a holiday break with their family and friends. But as the nation gathers again for celebrations this season, the American Red Cross, which provides 40% of the country’s blood, is facing historically low blood supply…

Spencer County commissioner elected VP of Indiana Association of County Commissioners

Spencer County Commissioner Heather Gries was elected Vice President of the Indiana Association of County Commissioners (IACC) South West District during their recent annual conference.  Knox County Commissioner Kellie Streeter stated that “Gries will be a great spokesperson for their district and is very dedicated to improving local government.”  As District Vice President, Gries will…

Christmas crèches on display at Archabbey Library

An exhibit of Christmas crèches from around the world will be on display in the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library from December 11, 2021, through January 6, 2022. The display features crèches from the monastery collection, as well as from the Catherine A. Smith Nativity Collection, which was donated to Saint Meinrad in 2002 in memory…

Christmas activities continue in Huntingburg

On December 4, Huntingburg is hosting its annual candlelit Christmas Parade from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. EST. Beginning at St. Mary’s, the parade will start with caroling and trailing the Christmas Star along4th Street. Joined by a Latino Choir, Santa, and the SHS band at City Hall, the candlelit parade will continue to Salem…

Popular musical set to open in cultural center theatre

The crossing lives of a young couple set to 16 musical pieces will fill the intimate space of the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center’s Black Box Theatre with the rising joy, crashing anger, and ultimate sadness of a five-year relationship this week. Actors Community Theatre will present Jason Robert Brown’s production of ‘The Last Five Years’, a…

Lincoln Drama Association is bringing ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ to Spencer County

The Lincoln Drama Association will present the family-friendly and holiday favorite It’s a Wonderful Life as part of and in conjunction with the Santa Claus Christmas Celebration weekends.  The performances will be held at the Heritage Hills High School auditorium on Saturday, December 11 at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, December 18, at 1…

What is your favorite Christmas movie, and why is it Die Hard?!?

Now we have tickets. Ho ho ho! The action-packed film Die Hard at the Astra Theatre on Saturday, December 18 is our Christmas present to you all! Suspense. . . check. Action. . . definitely. A Christmas movie. . . ummm, we think so. Tickets are on sale now at www.TheNextAct.org.  General admission tickets on…

Weyer recognized for service at Tri-County YMCA

The Indiana State Alliance of YMCA’s recognized outstanding policy volunteers at the recent leadership conference held in Indianapolis. Local volunteer and Tri-County YMCA board member Neil Weyer was recognized along with 19 other volunteers from across the state of Indiana for outstanding leadership. Neil served as the Chief Volunteer Officer for the Tri-County YMCA from…