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Today's Features

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Team Red, White and Blue, a national veterans advocacy group, is organizing the Old Glory Coast to Coast Relay to raise awareness for their mission, which is to enrich the lives of returning veterans by connecting them to their communities through social and physical activity, according to Team RWB board member and relay crewmember Joanna Graham. Perry County native Emily Krueger, former captain in the Army, is involved in the Salem, Ore., chapter of RWB.

  • To keep the birthday list updated, the Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    October 31

  • Keith and Margie Wagner celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.

    The couple was married Oct. 21, 1989, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

    They have two children, Jason (Kelly) Wagner and Jeremy “Tank” (Ashley) Wagner. They have five grandchildren, Bo Jake, Nolan, Kamden and Katie Wagner.

    Mr. Wagner works at Pre-Coat Metals and Mrs. Wagner works as an education supervisor with Oakland City University for the Indiana Department of Correction.

  • Bob and Linda Hess celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner on Oct. 11. They were married Oct. 16, 1954 at St. Paul Church. The couple owned and operated Bob Hess TV and Appliance for 35 years, until they retired.

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    TELL CITY – St. Mark Church announced winners of its shooting match.

    Organizers thank the businesses and individuals who generously donated toward their shooting match raffle held Sept. 28.

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    Upcoming programs at Seventh-day Adventist

    TELL CITY – Tell City Seventh-day Adventist Church will offer “Bread making from scratch” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the church.

    On Wednesday, Nov. 19, everyone is invited for a culinary experience in vegetarianism from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the church. Both events are free and open to the public. The church is at 434 13th Street in Tell City.

     

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    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services community and a Tell City provider of senior living and health services, has received the highest marks in company’s bi-annual customer satisfaction and quality assurance survey. The award was presented during Trilogy’s annual fall meeting, held Oct. 7 and 8 in Fort Wayne.

    Family members rated Oakwood as the number one facility in customer satisfaction out of 82 Trilogy health campuses located throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Michigan.

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    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department announced winners in a raffle held in conjunction with its annual hog roast Sept. 21. Prizes, donors and winners were:

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    TELL CITY – Deaconess VNA Plus blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings will take place from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Twilight Towers in Tell City.

    Screenings will be conducted by a registered nurse and no pre-registration is required. For more information, call the Deanconess VNA Plus Tell City office at (812) 547-7967 or visit the website at www.deaconessvnaplus.org.

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    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion Post 142 Auxiliary is conducting a nonperishable food drive for local tri-state homeless veterans now through Thursday, Nov. 6.

    Donations may be delivered to the post home on Knight Street or to the Myers Grade School office. The school is open from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday through Friday except for Oct. 24 and 27.