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  • Give one last gift this holiday season, give blood Dec. 17

    PERRY COUNTY – The holiday season is here, and with it comes the exchange of gifts amongst family and friends. But many hospital patients have a gift on their wish list this year that only generous hearts can give: a blood donation.
    Once the hustle and bustle of the holidays subsides, the American Red Cross reminds people to give one last gift — give blood. A blood donation can be the most meaningful gift of the season.

  • Community Events, Dec. 6

    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.

    DAR Christmas party today
    CANNELTON – The Lafayette Spring Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct their annual Christmas party for members at 5:30 p.m. today.

  • Candlelight tour at Pioneer Village

    PERRY COUNTY – Allow yourself to be transported back in time to the simpler pleasures of the 19th century as you wander through the wooded winter landscape of Shubael Little Pioneer Village, guided only by the soft glow of lanterns and candles.
    A tour of the Perry County attraction is scheduled for 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
    Enjoy the voices of carolers cutting through the crisp evening air as you savor the anticipation of what you’ll find at each of the candlelit cabins.

  • Community Events, Dec. 3

    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@perry countynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    TCJSHS to host talent show
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High  School will host a talent show at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the high-school auditorium.

  • Christmas sing-a-long, story time at Tell City library Dec. 12

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch will host a Christmas story time and caroling experience for all the young at heart from 6 to 7 p.m. Dec. 12.
    Tell City native and professional singer and performer Lisa Lawalin McTighe will lead caroling with traditional classic Christmas carols. There will also be a special Christmas story and craft session.
    The public is welcome to join the library staff for this Christmas sing-a-long story time and caroling. The program is free to all.

  • Silly Safari’s Reindeer to visit local library Friday

    TELL CITY – One of Santa’s own elves will visit the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch at 1 p.m. Friday to present “Indiana Reindeer Reserve.”
    Jingle John, the little elf, will share secrets of life in the workshop at the reindeer barn, bringing along many winter animals and stories to share during the holiday season.
    Everyone is invited to attend the program and encouraged to arrive early for preferred seating.
    The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

  • Community Events, Nov. 26

    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.

    Parent enrichment program Friday

  • News gathering Santa letters

    TELL CITY – The News staff has again been asked to gather letters to Santa Claus. Good boys and girls can send their letters for publication in our annual Holiday Greetings section, to be published this year Dec. 20 — just in time for Santa to read them as he’s checking what’s in his sleigh.
    Letters can be dropped off at The News’ office at 537 Main St. or sent via e-mail to editor@perrycountynews.com. Students in area schools have been asked to write letters.

  • Third annual St. Paul Christmas Bazaar starts Friday at church

    TELL CITY – The third annual Christmas Bazaar hosted by St. Paul Catholic Church will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Christmas crafts for all ages and homemade baked goods will be available.
    From 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, there will be an all-you-can-eat chili supper in the parish hall. The meal will include peanut-butter sandwiches, drinks and desserts. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children.

  • Land of Lights in Santa Claus opens Thanksgiving night

    SANTA CLAUS – The Santa Claus Land of Lights Family Christmas Light Adventure, opens for the fourth season Thanksgiving night, today.
    Located inside Lake Rudolph Campground and RV Resort, this custom outdoor light show tells the Shining Story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in bright, energy-efficient LED lights.
    The Santa Claus Land of Lights is the only light show in North America that tells a story in lights and storyboards. At 1.2 miles long, it is also one of the largest holiday light shows in North America.