Community Calendar

YMCA Winter Registration for the 2014 Session!
Jan 2 all-day

Registration for programs for the Winter I 2014 session at the Southeastern Indiana YMCA will begin Monday,  December 30th for members, and Thursday, January 2nd  for potential members.  The programs for the Winter I 2014 session will begin on Monday,  January 6th.


For more information on the Winter I session schedule, go to: or call 934-6006.

Light The Nigh Memorial Vigil for Nancy Hershman @ Highway 101 & 350
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm

There will be a memorial vigil at 6pm at Hwy 101 & 350, then a memorial service at 7pm at the New Craven Cemetary. Luminaries $1 each or 6 for $5.00. Proceeds benifit the Nancy Hershman Scholarship Fund. Your name and proceeds may be mailed to: P.O. Box 1 Milan, In 47031 or contact Dawn Evans 812-756-2468, Tonia Hornberger 812-212-9112, Vickie Sizemore 812-926-1767, or Amy Phillip 812-654-1767.

Daughters of Isabella All Saints Circle # 1384 Meeting @ Knights of Columbus
Jan 6 @ 7:00 pm

Pay dues.

Knights of St. John Commandery #243 Meeting @ Knight's of St. John Hall
Jan 7 @ 7:30 pm
2014 Card Party by the St. Anne’s Ladies Society @ St. Anthony of Padua
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm
Margaret Mary Health to Host Community Blood Drive @ Margaret Mary Health
Jan 9 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Margaret Mary Health has partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center, University ofCincinnati to host a Community Blood Drive on Thursday, January 9, 2014 from 8:00am to 5:00pm.  The Hoxworth Donor Bus will be parked on the hospital lot, located at 321 Mitchell Rd., in Batesville, IN. The

blood drive is in honor of Julia Horninger  Every donor will receive a $5.00 McDonald’s Gift Card.


To schedule your appointment, please visit or call the Laboratory at 812-933-5274.  Hoxworth recognizes that blood donors’ time is valuable.  Priority will be given to donors who have scheduled an appointment.  Walk-in donors are welcome and will be seen as soon as possible. 


“Local blood donors ensure that local patients at 31 area hospitals receive the lifesaving blood products they need to survive,” said Alecia Lipton, Hoxworth spokesperson.  “Community blood drives are vitally important and we hope to see a good turnout at the Margaret Mary Health blood drive.”


How to Donate:

Donating blood is safe and easy.  Donors must be at least 17 years old (16 with a signed parental consent) and in good health.  Individuals must weigh at least 110 pounds and bring identification to donate.  It is recommended that donors eat a good meal and drink plenty of water within four hours before donating.


About Hoxworth:

Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati, was founded in 1938 and proudly serves 31 hospitals in 17 counties in Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana.  Annually, Hoxworth collects more than 90,000 units of blood from local donors to help save the lives of patients in area hospitals.  At least 350 volunteer blood donors and 40 volunteer platelet donors are essential each day to keep up with the demands of the tri-state hospitals and their patients.  Hoxworth Blood Center, Our Donors Save Lives.  Who Will You Save?

Ripley County Democrats Meeting @ Browning's Campground Restaurant
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Dinner at 6:00 p.m.  Meeting at 7:00 p.m.  Getting ready for the 2014 election!  Everyone welcome!

Solo Card Party @ Knight's of St. John Hall
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm
Immaculata Club, Oldenburg Academy Alumni Local Chapter, Celebrates Christmas @ Sherman House
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm
Tri-Force Mission Team to Present Farringway’s Funways, a Murder Mystery Dinner @ Schad Hall
Jan 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Doors open, 5:30 p.m.; Italian dinner, 6 p.m. Cost: $15. Babysitting available for children under 10 for $10 per child. Tickets: 933-1519. All proceeds will help send 36 youth and adults from St. Louis and St. Nicholas parishes to their summer mission trip to Milford Center, Ohio.

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