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Historical Society trivia today

TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society invites everyone to join them for Tell City trivia during their meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, April 28. Resident Bill Simpson plans to challenge attendees with questions about things they weren’t aware they needed to know about Tell City.

Monday bingo at American Legion

CANNELTON – In addition to its regular Friday-night bingo, the Legion will host an additional Monday-night bingo May 5, 12 and 19, starting at 6 p.m.

Moose Lodge to sell barbecue dinners Friday

TELL CITY – Tell City Moose Lodge 1424 will sell barbecued-chicken and pork-chop dinners Friday, May 2, beginning at 3:30 p.m. at 12th and Tell streets. Dinners will include half a chicken or a 1¼-inch thick pork-chop with creek-fried potatoes and green beans. Cost is $8 a plate.

William Tell Center sale Friday

TELL CITY – An indoor garage sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday May 2. Biscuits and gravy and coffee will be available. Donated items must be clean and priced and can be dropped off at the center Tuesday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wednesday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Band Boosters auctions Saturday

TELL CITY – Tell City Band Boosters will hold their annual silent and live auctions Saturday, 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.

Relay For Life golf scramble Saturday

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

The team’s fourth annual golf scramble will be held Saturday, May 3, at Buffalo Trace Golf Course in Palmyra. There will be a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

For more information, call or text (812) 489-1496. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

TC Chair Co. reunion Sunday

TELL CITY  – Former Tell City Chair Co. employees will have the opportunity for the first time since the company closed to gather and reminisce. Employees, spouses and children of employees are invited to attend.

The reunion is planned for Sunday, May 4, at the Tell City Depot from 1 to 4 p.m. A group photo will be taken at 2 p.m. and refreshments will be served.

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.

Twilight Towers annual yard sale May 10

TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold its annual yard sale from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 10, in the dining room at 1648 10th St. in Tell City.

A biscuits and gravy breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. A full order will be $2 and a half order will be $1. Drinks will be 50 cents each.

A bake sale and a raffle for a country-motif quilt will also be held. Raffle tickets will be $1 apiece or six for $5. Everyone is welcome.

William Tell Center plans karaoke night

TELL CITY – The William Tell Center will host a karaoke night from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, May 23 at the center. Donnie Tindle of Crosswinds will provide the karaoke. Admission will be $5. Refreshments will be offered and all are welcome.

Special-education workshop May 6

TELL CITY – The Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs will offer “Preparing for Your Case Conference” from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, at the Perry County Memorial Hospital. Register online. The program is free and open to the public.

The workshop will be presented by Leisa Barber, INSOURCE Regional Program specialist. For more information, call (812) 217-7230 or send email to lbarber@in source.org.

Freewill Baptist celebration Saturday, Sunday

CANNELTON – Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary, Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4.

Inspirations Gospel Quartet of Bryson City, N.C., also celebrating 50 years together, will perform conservative southern gospel music Saturday at 7 p.m. at the church.

A carry-in basket lunch will be served following the 10 a.m. service. Sunday school will be dismissed. At 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon, a DVD of the church history will be shown. Sunday night service will be at 7 p.m.

Church founder and pastor for 50 consecutive years, Lewis Garrett, and the congregation welcome everyone to attend and celebrate.

Library to observe Children’s Book Week with daily story times

TELL CITY – During the week of May 12, the Perry County Public Library will offer special story times in observance of Children’s Book Week.

Refreshments and free new or gently used books, pencils and other items will be given away. Register at the Perry County Public Library in Tell City or call 547-2661.

Choose one from the following times: Monday, May 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., Tell City branch, ages birth to 2; Monday, May 12 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Cannelton branch, ages kindergarten through sixth grade; Tuesday, May 13 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tell City branch, ages kindergarten through sixth grade; Wednesday, May 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Tell City branch, ages 3 to 6; Wednesday, May 14 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Cannelton branch, ages 3 to 6; Thursday, May 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Tell City, ages 3 to 6 and Thursday, May 15 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Tell City branch, ages 3 to 6.

All programs are free and everyone is welcome.

Fulda craft and car show May 17

FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a craft show and car and tractor show Saturday, May 17, at the club.

This event will be held in conjunction with the town-wide yard sale. The craft show will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration for the car show will be from 7 a.m. to noon. Prizes will be awarded at 2 p.m.

No registration is required for the tractor show.

A kiddie tractor pull will begin at 10 a.m. Food will be available throughout the day, including breakfast items and barbecued-chicken and pork-chop dinners.

For more information about any of the events or to rent a craft booth, call Jackie at (812) 357-5139.

Tuggle golf tourney set for Saturday


TELL CITY – The annual Charlie Tuggle Memorial Golf Tournament will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City.

The three-person scramble will cost $60 per player or $180 per team and will include one mulligan per player and a chance to win a set of Mizuno irons.

Golfers can sign up by sending payment to P.O. Box 96, Tell City, IN 47586.
Further information may be obtained by calling Tootie Schrieber at 547-3285.