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PC football families meet Tuesday
LEOPOLD – Perry Central Football Families will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 in the high-school study-hall room.

Oakwood to honor volunteers Wednesday
TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will host a volunteer recognition celebration for all community volunteers in honor of National Volunteer Week.
The event will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in the assisted living dining area.

William Tell Center supper, dance Friday
TELL CITY – The William Tell Center at 1301 11th St. in Tell City will host a chili supper and dance Friday, April 25, at the center.

Admission will be $5 at the door. Chili, hot dogs and shakes will be available during the dance. Donations will be accepted.

Tractor Club to meet Thursday
BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Branchville Conservation Club.

Leopold  yard sales this weekend
LEOPOLD – The annual Leopold yard sale will be held Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26. There will be several  sales held at individual homes.

Bargain hunters should check the classifieds section in the News for details. For more information, call Phyllis Sprinkle at 843-4858.  

VFW Breakfast Saturday
TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a buffet breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the post home.
The price is $6.50 plus tax and all are invited to attend.
 

Charlie Tuggle Ride Saturday
TELL CITY – Braunie’s Bar will host its seventh annual Charlie Tuggle Ride Saturday, April 26.

All bikes will be out at 11 a.m. and in by 4:30 p.m.
Fee is $15 for a single rider and $25 for double riders. All vehicles are welcome.

There will be door prizes and food. All proceeds will benefit Shriners Childrens Hospital and Schreiber Family Charities.

For more information, call John at 547-7917 or Joe at 547-8803 or 547-0176.

Fire House pancakes Saturday
GRANDVIEW – The Grandview Fire House will serve a pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26 at the firehouse.
Cost is $6 per person for a breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage, milk, juice and coffee.

K of C famous soup sale Saturday
TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will host a “famous soup” sale beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26. Soup will be served until sold out.

The public is invited and guests are asked to take their own gallon containers.

Book sale Saturday

CANNELTON – Friends of the Perry County Library will hold a spring book sale at the Cannelton branch beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 26.

The sale will feature hardback and paperback books for adults and children, as well as videos, DVDs and books on tape and CD.
Prices will be $1 for hardbacks, videos, DVDs and books on tape and CD and 50 cents for paperbacks. Tote bags will also be available for $3.

From 3 to 5 p.m., books will be sold by the bag for $2.

Proceeds from the sale will be used to benefit the library and its services.

For more information, call the library at 547-2661.

Monday bingo at American Legion
CANNELTON – In addition to its regular Friday night bingo, the Legion will host an additional Monday night bingo for the first three Mondays in May starting at 6 p.m.

Relay For Life golf scramble May 3
PALMYRA – The Relay for Life Team, Karen’s Angels, is “Teed off at Cancer.”

The team’s fourth annual golf scramble will be held May 3 at Buffalo Trace Golf Course in Palmyra. There will be a shotgun start at 8 a.m.
Registration deadline is April 25 and fee is $50. For more information, call or text (812) 489-1496. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

Band Boosters auction May 3
TELL CITY – Tell City Band Boosters will hold their annual silent and live auctions May 3 in the high school’s Red Apple Inn.

The doors will open at 9 a.m. and silent-auction bidding will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

A live auction will be held at 11 a.m. To donate items, or for more information, call Julie Thomas at 719-4753 or Ronica Jarboe at 619-0393.

Texas hold’em at Legion May 10
TELL CITY – American Legion Post 213 will have a no-limit Texas hold’em tournament Saturday, May 10 with a $100 buy-in and 80 percent payout.

No re-buys or add-ons will be allowed.

Sign in will be at 3 p.m.  and the tournament is open to the public.

Contact JT at 548-8745 or the post at  547-8201 with questions.

Habitat seeks volunteer lead carpenter
PERRY COUNTY – Habitat for Humanity of Perry County is seeking a volunteer lead carpenter to oversee construction of future Habitat homes in the county and to coordinate the work of other volunteers.

The position is unpaid and serves an important role in the completion of homes that provide safe, affordable housing to local families. For more information on the position, contact Sue Denoncour at the Habitat for Humanity office at 547-4805.