Features http://www.perrycountynews.com/features/todaysfeatures en Price to sign newest book at Schweizer Fest http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/price-sign-newest-book-schweizer-fest <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pricebook.jpg" alt="Local author and illustrator Eddie Price has just released a new illustrated children’s book titled, “Little Miss Grubby Toes Steps on a Bee!” The book is illustrated and published by former Disney cartoonist Mark Wayne Adams. “I met Mark in Miami, Fla. at the 2013 Readers Favorite Awards,” said Price. “We both received gold medals in our specific genres – me for best historical fiction and he for illustrated children’s book.” “Little Miss Grubby Toes Steps on a Bee!” is the first of eight books in a “misadventure series.” The story is about a lovable little girl who does not always listen to her parents, and this always gets her into trouble. Each book comes with a clue to Little Miss Grubby Toes’ real name, some discussion questions for parents and teachers, and later, additional activities and coloring sheets on Adams’ website. Price offers educational programs in the schools, which include reading and discussion, singing, a puppet show with funny and informative dialogue and a program about bees and the good they do. Price will have his books available Aug. 5 through 8, at the Schweizer Fest. Little Miss Grubby Toes herself will be there to meet the boys and girls. " title="Local author and illustrator Eddie Price has just released a new illustrated children’s book titled, “Little Miss Grubby Toes Steps on a Bee!” The book is illustrated and published by former Disney cartoonist Mark Wayne Adams. “I met Mark in Miami, Fla. at the 2013 Readers Favorite Awards,” said Price. “We both received gold medals in our specific genres – me for best historical fiction and he for illustrated children’s book.” “Little Miss Grubby Toes Steps on a Bee!” is the first of eight books in a “misadventure series.” The story is about a lovable little girl who does not always listen to her parents, and this always gets her into trouble. Each book comes with a clue to Little Miss Grubby Toes’ real name, some discussion questions for parents and teachers, and later, additional activities and coloring sheets on Adams’ website. Price offers educational programs in the schools, which include reading and discussion, singing, a puppet show with funny and informative dialogue and a program about bees and the good they do. Price will have his books available Aug. 5 through 8, at the Schweizer Fest. Little Miss Grubby Toes herself will be there to meet the boys and girls. " align="left" hspace="6" /> Reunions; July 30 http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/reunions-july-30 <p> ESAREY-SAALMAN FAMILY will gather for a reunion following church service Sunday, Aug. 9, at Leopold Hall. The event will begin about 11:30 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. Attendees are asked to take pictures along and also a covered dish for lunch at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call Jane Flamion at (812) 843-5167 or Clark Esarey at (217) 652-0521.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Local author Adkins to host August book signings http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/local-author-adkins-host-august-book-signings <p> TELL CITY &ndash; Local author and history teacher, Jim Adkins has released a new book titled &ldquo;Indiana Stories.&rdquo;</p> <p> &ldquo;It&rsquo;s a history book for people who didn&rsquo;t like history class in school,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s history taught a different way, by the people who were there. My book tells the reader what it was like to fight in a Civil War battle or be trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains for the winter. Every story has a central character from Indiana.&rdquo;</p> LaGrange family reunion planned for Aug. 29 http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/lagrange-family-reunion-planned-aug-29 <p> BRISTOW &ndash; The La-Grange family reunion will be held at St. Isidore&rsquo;s church hall near Bristow Saturday, Aug. 29.</p> <p> Family members are asked to arrive in time to begin serving at 12:30 p.m. Central with a carry-in dinner.</p> <p> Family members should take a dish, serving utensils and drinks for their family. Plates and cups will be provided.</p> Blood drive Aug. 9 at St. John’s Lutheran http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/blood-drive-aug-9-st-john%E2%80%99s-lutheran <p> EVANSTON &ndash; The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 8 a.m. until noon Sunday, Aug. 9, in the fellowship hall of St John&rsquo;s Lutheran Church. Blood donors will need to take identification cards.</p> <p> All blood types are needed, so organizers urge everyone who is able to donate to attend. St. John&rsquo;s church is located a half-mile west of New Boston on County Road 1160 North.</p> <p> For more information, call the church at (812) 547-2007.</p> Ramsey – Blinn http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/ramsey-%E2%80%93-blinn <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/engageramseyblinn.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Samuel Eugene Ramsey and Emily Jade Blinn announce their upcoming wedding ceremony Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, in Muncie.&nbsp;</p> <p> The prospective bridegroom is the son of Brian and Penny Snyder of Troy.</p> <p> His grandparents are Hubert and Judy Ramsey of Troy and Mae Snyder of Tell City and the late William Snyder.</p> <p> The bride-to-be is the daughter of Edwin Jr. and Usa Blinn of Marion.</p> <p> Her grandparents are George and Rose Porter and Terry and Flo Rennaker of N.C., Marty Porter of Fairmont and Edwin Sr. and Brenda Blinn of Marion.</p> Seifert – Hagedorn http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/seifert-%E2%80%93-hagedorn <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/engageseiferthagedorn.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Abby E. Seifert of Dale and Jeremy J. Hagedorn of Tell City announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.</p> <p> The bride-to-be is the daughter of Cathy Seifert and Gary Seifert of Dale.</p> <p> The future groom is the son of Marilyn and Joseph Hagedorn of Tell City.</p> <p> The wedding ceremony is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dale.</p> <p> A reception will be held at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center in Chrisney.</p> Fundraiser held for Phyllis Richards http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/fundraiser-held-phyllis-richards <p> TROY &ndash; A fundraiser will continue for Phyllis Richards at the Barge Inn through Sunday, Aug. 2. The Barge Inn will donate 10 percent of all purchases to help with Richards&rsquo; medical expenses. Free-will donations will also be accepted.</p>