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Today's Features

  • PERRY COUNTY – Four area teens have been named as delegates and alternates for Hoosier Girls State.

    Hoosier Girls State is a program designed to educate young women of Indiana in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. It is a week of living and learning the political system of Indiana through a mythical city, county and state.

  • TELL CITY – Red crepe-paper poppies will be offered for distribution by the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 213 Thursday through Saturday at three Tell City lo-cations, Noble’s IGA, Wal-Mart and Cash Saver.
    The poppies are a reminder of the sacrifices of thousands of service members in all wars. Their sale is an annual event sponsored by members of Tell City’s American Le-gion Post 213.
    Serving locally as the 2011 chairwoman for American Legion Poppy Days is Shelley Howland of Tell City.

  • George and Nelba Lloyd of Fort Wayne announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Michelle Lloyd of Noblesville, to Matthew Schwartz of Noblesville, son of Jerry Schwartz and the late Pam Schwartz.

    The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Wayne High School and graduated in 2007 from Brown Mackie College as a certified occupational therapist assistant.
    Mr. Schwartz is a 1999 graduate of Tell City High School and graduated from Indiana State University with a degree in computer science. He currently works for CSCI as a consultant.

  • Natalie LaGrange and Brian Block of Fort Branch announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Clifford and Joani LaGrange of Leopold. She is a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School and earned an associate’s degree in design technology from Ivy Tech in 2010.
    She is currently attending the University of Southern Indiana.

  • Michael Wayne Chenault II
    Danny and Tabatha Chenault of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Michael Wayne Chenault II, Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long.
    Mrs. Chenault is the former Tabatha Whitt. Michael has four siblings, Dacoda, 12; Ethan, 8; Brooklyn, 7 and Tristan, 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@perrycounty news.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • TELL CITY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair with area businesses from 1 to 6 p.m. May 25 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.
    All interested businesses are invited to set up booths promoting employment in their company. Booth rental for chamber members is $100 for large employers and $50 for small employers; non-members will pay $200 for large employers and $100 for small employers. The job fair is free to educational institutions, workforce development agencies and local government.

  • TELL CITY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Goody’s at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday. The ribbon cutting will be held to celebrate a change-over from Peebles to Goody’s.
    The Goody’s store is in the Lincoln Park Plaza shopping center at 19 Indiana 66 in Tell City. Goody’s and Peebles are owned by Stage Stores.

  • TELL CITY – The Hoosier National Forest is sponsoring the 16th annual Kids Fishing Derby at the Rainbow Pay Lake near Derby Saturday. The event is free and will be open to all children ages 15 and younger.
    Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Sign-in and registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. The fishing and casting contest will begin at 8:30 a.m. and there will be two fishing heats from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.

  • TELL CITY – Red crepe-paper poppies will be offered for distribution by the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 213 Thursday through Saturday at three Tell City locations, Noble’s IGA, Wal-Mart and Cash Saver.

    The poppies are a reminder of the sacrifices of thousands of service members in all wars their sale is an annual event sponsored by members of Tell City’s American Legion Post 213. Serving locally as the 2011 chairwoman for American Legion Poppy Days is Shelley Howland of Tell City.