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Cornhole tourney Sept. 10
BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Conservation Club will host a cornhole tourney at the club Sept. 10. The tourney will be a bring-your-own partner, double-elimination tournament.
Registration will begin at 11 a.m. with games starting at noon. There will be a cash pay out to the first- , second- and third-place teams.
Pork dinners will be served starting at 1 p.m. and a horse fun show will follow the tourney at 5 p.m.
For more information, contact Derek Lamar at 719-3376 or Brandi Lamar at 719-1868.
Benefit bake sale Saturday for Tyler Zoglman
TELL CITY – A benefit bake sale for Tyler Zoglman will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the 16th Street community building.
All proceeds from the sale will go to help his family with expenses due to cancer. The community’s help is appreciated.
Tractor association to meet Thursday
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 Braunie’s Bar, 318 Main Street, Tell City Saturday, 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 or $15 for a 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 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 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 can 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.
Perry County chess club to meet Tuesday
TELL CITY – The Perry County Chess Club will meet for its monthly gathering from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday 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. Sept. 22 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.
A closed match will start at 8:30 p.m. First choice is half a beef.
Social Security reps to visit Tell City
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.
Grief support group meeting third Tuesday
TELL CITY – A grief support group meeting 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.
Friends, Lincoln Pioneer Village host Civil War Ball
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.
A grand march will begin on the courthouse square followed by period dancing in the rotunda. Civil War-era attire is required and light refreshments will be served.
Easy-to-learn dances are taught during the ball. Tickets are $20 per person and $40 per couple. For information on costuming or to order tickets, contact Nancy Kaiser at (812) 686-2553 or Diane Unfried at (812) 431-7549 or send e-mail to email@example.com.