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Community Events, Sept. 15

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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 lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

Fundraiser yard sale starts Sunday
TELL CITY – A week-long yard sale will be held at 1326 Main St., in Tell City to help raise funds for Joshua Goatley, who needs of a kidney transplant.
The sale will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday through Sept. 24 and will include a large variety of items. Any donations for the sale will be accepted. For more information on how to donate, call Mary Blair at (270) 788-3752.
Proceeds from the sale will go toward Goatley’s medical costs.

Tractor ride, hog roast Sept. 24
BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will sponsor a tractor ride and hog roast Sept. 24. The tractor ride will begin at 1 p.m. at Branchville. Tractors will do a circle route and then return to Branchville.
A hog roast meal will be served at 4 p.m. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish and drinks. A donation of $10 per tractor will be collected to offset the costs of the roast.
Membership dues for the association will also be collected at this time.
For more information, contact Ed Guillaume at 843-5746.

Cornhole tourney in Leopold
LEOPOLD – A cornhole tourney will be held Saturday in the Leopold Memorial Park. The tourney will be take-your-own partner and single-elimination.
Registration will begin at 2 p.m. with games starting at 3. Payout will be to first- , second- and third-place winners.
Chicken and pork dinners will also be sold starting at 5 p.m. and music will be provided by Sweetwater starting at 5.
Contact Rick at 843-5517 for more information. If raining, the event will be canceled and rescheduled.

Pow Wow set for Saturday, Sunday
ROCKPORT – Bluff City Native Cultural Society will present the seventh annual Bluff City Pow Wow Saturday and Sunday at the Rockport City Park. Gates will open at 11 a.m.
Grand entry Saturday begins at 1 p.m., and Sunday at noon.
Admission at the gate is $5 the day of the event or $4 with a donation of a nonperishable food item.
The items are donated to the Christian Resource Center food pantry. Children 12 years and younger can attend for free.
There is free camping available.
For more information, contact Rocky Blanchard at 359-5303 or rock104@sbcglobal.net.

Euchre games at conservation club Sept. 24
LEOPOLD – The Leopold Conservation Club will host euchre games Sept. 24 and Oct. 22 at the clubhouse.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. with games beginning at 7.
Refreshments will be served.

Orscheln selling produce for March of Dimes
TELL CITY – Orscheln Farm and Home 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 can call the store at 547-7444.

Euchre tourney 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. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the evening and refreshments will be provided. The public is welcome to attend.

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 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Wal-Mart and from 9 to 10 a.m. Sept. 22 at Twilight Towers.
For more information call VNA at 547-7967.

Scenic Hills car show Sept. 23
FERDINAND – Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand will host its annual car show at 6 p.m. Sept. 23 at Scenic Hills, 311 E. First St., Ferdinand.
Participants will need to register by Tuesday by calling (812) 367-2299. Music will be provided by Recycled Teenagers.
Prizes will be drawn throughout the evening and hot dogs and root-beer floats will be served.

Perry Central all-school class reunion
LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School will host an all-school class re-union for graduates of Oil Township, Bristow and Perry Central high schools Sept. 30 before the Perry Central vs. Paoli football game.
Alumni and their families can take tours of Perry Central, visit with old friends and enjoy the football game under the Friday night lights. Chicken and pork-chop dinners will be available. The number of meals is limited. You can pre-order your meals by visiting www.pccs.k12.in.us and printing the alumni form and mailing it to Perry Central High School in care of Jody French. Meals will be served beginning at 5 p.m.

Halloween camp at HNF lakes
PERRY COUNTY – Hoosier National Forest’s Tipsaw, Indian and Celina lakes will host the annual Halloween camp out Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 and 2.
Camps will be judged for best decorations and a costume contest will be held.
Games, door prizes and a haunted trail will be included in the activities for the weekend.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling (877) 444-6777 or by visiting www.recreation.gov. For more information, call 843-4891.

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.

Grief support group meeting
TELL CITY – A grief support group meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the First United Methodist Church in Tell City. The meeting is open to the public.
The next meeting will be held Tuesday.
The church is located at 702 10th St. and is wheelchair accessible.
For more information, contact Jeff or Betty Jones at 547-6725.

Softball tourney set for Oct. 1
TELL CITY – A co-ed softball tourney will be held Oct. 1 at the Tell City men’s softball field.
Cost is $100 per team. Teams must have at least four girls playing and have at least 10 people on the team.
For more information, call 719-0291.

Commission cancels Sept. meeting
FERDINAND – Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission’s executive board will not meet in September.
Advance notice will be sent for the next scheduled meeting.