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The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to email@example.com. Please include a telephone number.
Window-art event Saturday at Orscheln’s
TELL CITY – Orscheln Farm and Home Supply will sponsor a free kid’s clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Visitors will be invited to make window art. For more information, call 547-7444.
PC football sweatpants, shirts for sale
LEOPOLD – Perry Central football attire is now on sale to the public as a fundraiser for the school’s football program.
T-shirts, sweatshirts and sweatpants are available in gray and green with proceeds going toward food for players before and after games.
Contact one of the following to place an order: Pam Krygielka at (812) 893-1023, Donna Shaw at 836-2927 or Pam Hilgenhold at 836-2886.
Final orders will be taken Friday.
Tractor association to meet Sept. 1
BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Branchville Conservation Club.
New members are always welcome to attend.
John Williams Memorial poker run Sept. 10
TELL CITY – The John Williams Memorial Poker Run will be held at Braunies Bar, 318 Main Street in Tell City Sept. 10 with a rain date of Sept 11. Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m. All bikes will head out at 11. All bikes in will need to be in at 4:30 p.m.
Cost is $10 per hand and $15 for double. Meal, door prizes and a half pot will also be available. All vehicles are welcome.
Contact Joe at 547-8803 or 719-0176 for more information. All proceeds will go to the John Williams Memorial Scholarship of the Perry County Community Foundation.
Orscheln selling produce for March of Dimes
TELL CITY – Orscheln Farm and Home Supply is now selling homegrown produce. All proceeds are donated to the Perry-Spencer March of Dimes.
Anyone interested in donating garden produce for the March of Dimes, call the store at 547-7444.
Aluminum can drive for Humane Society
TELL CITY – The Perry County Democrats are holding their annual aluminum-can drive at the Democratic Headquarters on the corner of Reuben and 12th streets in Tell City.
All proceeds will be donated to the Humane Society.
Red Cross class Saturday
TELL CITY – The Red Cross will sponsor a CPR, first-aid and AED class from 9 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.
To register for the class, call (877) 519-5967. For more information, call 843-4747.
Sportsman euchre games Saturday in Fulda
FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney Saturday at the club in Fulda. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with play beginning at 7 p.m.
There will be six 20-minute games with prizes awarded. Refreshments will be available throughout the evening. The public is welcome to attend.
Perry County chess club to meet Aug. 30 at library
TELL CITY – The Perry County Chess Club will meet for its monthly gathering from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Tell City-Perry County Public Library.
Chess instruction will be given for 30 minutes before participants are allowed to play games for the remaining time.
All participants, including beginners, are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact the library at 547-2661.
VNA Plus to offer blood-pressure, blood-sugar screenings
TELL CITY – Visiting Nurse Association Plus will offer free blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings in Tell City.
Screenings are scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Twilight Towers and from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Sept. 6 and 20 at Wal-Mart.
For more information call VNA at 547-7967.
Ferdinand Legion to host shooting match
FERDINAND – Ferdinand American Legion will host shooting matches every Friday night for beef and pork.
The closed match will start at 8:30 p.m. First choice is half a beef.
Social Security reps to visit TC
TELL CITY – A representative from the Social Security office will be available to answer questions and provide information to county residents during the coming months.
Most Social Security business can be conducted by phone; however, if you prefer, you can meet with a representative Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at City Hall in Tell City.
For more information, call toll free (800) 772-1213 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit the Social Security Web site at www.socialsecurity.gov.
Back-to-school pizza buffet Sunday
MARIAH HILL – The Heritage Hills Marching Patriots Band Boosters will host a back-to-school pizza buffet from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Chateau in Mariah Hill.
The buffet will include pizza, breadsticks with cheese and drink. Prices are $8 for adults 11 years older, $5 for children ages 3 to 10 and free for children 2 years and younger.
Tickets may be purchased from any Heritage Hills Marching Patriots Band member or by sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grief support group meeting open to public
TELL CITY – A grief support group meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the First United Methodist Church in Tell City.
The meeting is open to the public. The next meeting will be held Sept. 20. The church is located at 702 10th St. and is handicap accessible. For more information, contact Jeff or Betty Jones at 547-6725.
Annual Civil War Ball in September
ROCKPORT – The Friends, Rockport Lincoln Pioneer Village and Museum will again host a Civil War-era Ball, Sept. 24 in the Spencer County Courthouse rotunda.
For information, contact Nancy Kaiser at (812) 686-2553 or Diane Unfried at (812) 431-7549.