Our Town: Celestine

By KATHY BACHMAN
Herald Correspondent

Good luck to the Northeast Dubois High School boys basketball team as they continue in the Indiana High School Athletic Association basketball tourney at Springs Valley tonight.

Sheephead tourney

The one-night sheephead tourneys will continue Friday, March 6, at the club. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., plays begins at 7 p.m. Food and refreshments will be available. The tourney is open to the public.

Parish fish fry

St. Isidore Parish will hold a fish fry on Friday, March 6, in the dining hall of St. Celestine Campus. Serving of the fish dinners will begin at 4:30 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m., or until gone.

Cost is $10 per plate. Meals will consist of catfish fillets, German fries, green beans and bread. Homemade desserts will be served for dine-in only. A drive-thru or dine-in will be available.

Proceeds will benefit the religious education program of St. Isidore Catholic Church.

Blood drive

The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive at Northeast Dubois High School on Monday, March 9. Anyone interested in donating should sign up in the high school office.

D of I Jasper Circle 140

The Daughters of Isabella Jasper Circle 140 will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9, in Room 301 at St. Joseph Parish Center, Jasper. All Catholic women of the parishes of St. Isidore, Divine Mercy, St. Mary in Ireland and Huntingburg, Precious Blood, St. Joseph and Holy Family are invited to join the Jasper Circle of the Daughters of Isabella. Contact Regent Marge Beckman, Vice Regent Kathy Schneider, Scribe Kathy Bachman, or any member, for information.

K of C meeting notice

Good Shepherd of the Hills K of C Council will hold its regular business meeting at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the lower level of Happy Hour Sports Bar and Grill. Any Catholic gentleman interested in learning more about the benefits of becoming a K of C member is welcome to come to the Happy Hour at 7 p.m. prior to the meeting or send an email to council13623@indianakofc.org. 

Youth Award

St. Isidore parish announces the parish recipients of the Diocese St. Maria Goretti Youth Distinction Award are Adrienne Betz, daughter of Mike and Christine Betz, and Emily Merkley, daughter of Jim and Crystal Merkley.

The recognition by the diocese will be a Mass for recipients at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the St. Benedict Cathedral at Evansville.

Food drive

The St. Raphael and St. Celestine Conference of the St. Vincent De Paul Society is holding a food drive during Lent. Boxes are in place at the entrances of St. Raphael Catholic Church and in front of the altar of St. Celestine Catholic Church. Donations will be delivered to the food bank. Monetary donations will be accepted. 

Northeast School Corp.

Spring Break will be March 23 through March 27.

Dubois Middle School student Kaylei Carie will be competing in the Regional Scripps Spelling Bee at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at The Academy of Innovative Studies, Evansville.

Celestine Community Club

The Celestine Community Club has these events scheduled at the club this spring.

March 13: Celestine Community Club Shoot and fish fry. 

March 20: Celestine Park’s annual shoot and fish fry.

March 27: Celestine Community Club’s shoot and fish fry.

April 3: Good Shepherd of the Hill Knights of Columbus shoot and fish fry.

April 17: Celestine Volunteer Fire Department’s annual shoot.

The club kitchen will open at 6 p.m. The closed match is at 8 p.m.

Tribute Night

Celestine Elementary School Tribute Night take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 3. For more information, see the corporation’s website.

Burch Brothers Concert

The Dubois Branch Library invites all to attend the Burch Brothers Concert in the library at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 6.

Dubois Branch Library

The library will be closed until 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 6, for staff development day.

Look for Lucky the Leprechaun: through March 17.

Keurig’s Korner: After school until 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

Geri-Fit: 9:15-10 a.m. Wednesdays.

Chair yoga: 9:15-10 a.m. Fridays. Sign up for the month on the March 13 calendar listing or call the library. No yoga on March 6.

Technology help: 10 a.m.-noon Fridays.

Burch Brothers Concert: 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 6.

First Saturday book sale: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 7.

Genealogy Workshop: 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, Genealogy Room.

Bad Art Night: 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11. All ages welcome. Preregister by March 4.

Read the Library Book Club: 6 p.m. Thursday, March 12.

Screen Time: Why Does it Matter, 6 p.m. Monday, March 16.

Hygge Night: 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18. Preregister by March 13. Ages 18 and older.

Genealogy Workshop: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, Genealogy Room.

Wonders of waffle iron cooking: 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19. Preregister by March 11. Ages 10 through 18.

10 Steps to Start Your Business: 10 a.m.-noon or 3-5 p.m. Monday, March 23.

Little Explorers: 10:30-11 a.m. Saturday, March 28; preregistration required.

End-of-the-Month Book Club: 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, March 30.

Submitted items

Items for this column may be mailed to Kathy Bachman at 808 Eisenhower Ave., Jasper IN 47546; called to 812-482-2074; or emailed to kabachman@twc.com. Items need to be received by Wednesday night to be included in Friday’s column.




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