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Community Events, March 12

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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-mail ed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

Football families to meet
LEOPOLD – A Perry Central football families meeting will be held at 6 p.m. today in the Perry Central High School study hall.

Coon Club shooting match Sunday
TELL CITY – The Perry County Coon Club will host its shooting match Sunday at the club.
Ham shoot starts at 11:30 a.m. and the closed match will begin at 2:30 p.m.
Shooting will be for hams, pork and beef. First choice will be half a beef.

Parks and rec board to gather Wednesday
CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Recreation board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the County Annex in Cannelton.

Humane Society to gather Tuesday
TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Fifth Third bank in Tell City.
New members and guests are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Jim Carter at 836-4138.

Relay for Life butter braid fundraiser
TELL CITY – German American’s Relay for Life Team is collecting orders for butter braid pastries.
Cost is $12 each and flavors are apple, Bavarian crème, blueberry cream cheese, caramel rolls, cherry, cinnamon, cream cheese, raspberry and strawberry cream cheese.
Orders are due by today and will be delivered fro-zen before Easter Sunday. Each braid pastry will serve approximately 10 people.
To place an order, call 547-7025.

Perry County Farm Bureau annual meeting Tuesday
LEOPOLD – Perry County Farm Bureau will host its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Leopold Conservation Club.
Bryan Whistler will be the guest speaker and discuss his recent visit to India, where he learned about the country’s agriculture.
A pork-chop dinner will also be offered during the evening.
A short business meeting will be held at 7:15 and include the election of delegates and reporting of past activities. Cost is $4 per person.
For more information, call 547-7044.

Euchre at the Sportsman Saturday
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.
Prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be provided. The public is welcome to attend.

Beard Cemetery trustee needed
BRISTOW – Anyone who wishes to serve as trustee of the Beard Cemetery is asked to submit their name by April 1 to Beard Cemetery Trustee, 22998 Blue Ridge Road, Bristow, IN 47575-9502.

K of C Lenten dinners
TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus will host their annual Lenten fish dinners every Friday through Lent.
Serving will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at the K of C.

Horseman club will sponsor euchre games
TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman Club will host euchre games through March. Events are planned for Saturday and March 31.
Chili, hot dogs, desserts, soft drinks and coffee will be available at 6 p.m. with games at 7. Cost at the door is $5 per person.
Rules will be announced before each game. For more information, call 836-2127 or 836-2052.

Eagles Bluff switches to summer hours
PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Parks and Recreation Board has announced hour changes for Eagles Bluff Park in Cannelton.
The park will now be accessible from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week through the summer.

Moose Lodge to host comedian
TELL CITY – Tell City Moose Lodge will host comedian and actor Jeff McDonald from 8 to 10 p.m. March 24.
To purchase tickets, call the lodge at 547-2606.

Troy FD soup sale March 25
TROY – The Troy Fire Department will hold a spring soup sale March 25 at the firehouse. Serving will begin at 11 a.m.
Those purchasing soup are asked to take their own containers for gallons.

St. Patrick’s dance at VFW
TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 dance hall will play host to a St. Patrick’s Day dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
The Leo Gronquist Band will perform. Admission is $5 at the door. The public is invited to attend.