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Today's Features

  • Dennis and Jackie Lueken of Birdseye announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Marie, to Michael Jon Lueken, son of Francis and Lou Ann Lueken of Ferdinand.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Forest Park High School in Ferdinand and earned her bachelor’s degree in animal sciences with a minor in biology from Purdue University in 2010. She is now attending Indiana University School of Medicine, pursuing a doctorate of medicine.

  • 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.

  • TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary will hold a family health fair from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the school gym.
    An Air Evac Helicopter will land in the back of the building around 5:30 p.m. and many local businesses and organizations will be in attendance. They will include New Directions, Everbody’s, Perry County Memorial Hospital, Purdue Extension, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Ivy Tech, Herbs and Health Care, Omni Home Care, Golden Living Center, Oakwood Health Campus, Burris-LeClere Eye Center and Deaconess Gateway Hospital.

  • On a recent trip to Jacksonville, Fla., Janette Hearst of rural Tell City had the opportunity to participate in a five-generation photo with family members. Pictured in the photo are Janette Hearst (great-great grandmother), Carol Turner (great-grandmother), Teresa Miller (grandmother), Samantha Miller (mother) and Jocelyn Miller (child).
     

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Gerlach and Gayer Custom Collision Center at noon Friday to celebrate their new business. The open house will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City-Perry County Public Library will kick off National Library Week with a special Antiques at Your Library event Saturday.
    From 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., several local experts will be on hand to display items in the areas of Tell City furniture, Civil War memorabilia, coins, old pictures, pottery, bottles, glassware, western statues and toys. Some of the collectors scheduled to appear are Chris Cail, Mike and Kathy Finley, Michael Highfil, J.R. Flynn, Mark Laflin and Spud and Helen Kleeman.

  • LEOPOLD – The first Perry Central Band expo will be held Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Perry Central dome.
    Activities will include a free Easte- egg hunt for all ages starting at 10 a.m., pictures with the Easter bunny, a color contest, free games for kids, many local craft vendors and hamburgers, hotdogs and soft drinks sold by the Perry Central Marching Commodores.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Two Perry Central High School students, ninth-grader Bryce Lain and seventh-grader Autumn Lain, recently served as Indiana House pages during the 2011 session of the Indiana General Assembly. |

    Pages are able to see how the state legislature works firsthand in a behind-the-scenes tour. They get to work alongside legislators, legislative assistants and interns.

  • Tell City Kiwanians recently raised more than $1,000 from their annual pancake breakfast. Their annual chicken dinner sales will be held in May and led by the Malone brothers. All funds will be used for scholarships for high-school students and for other youth endeavors in Perry County.
     

  • The Leopold Gang 4-H club made five tie-blankets to donate to the community for families in need. Posing with two of the blankets the club made are Elizabeth Dauby, Adam Dauby and Phillip Dauby.