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Today's Features

  • Special-needs group to meet today
    TELL CITY – The Tri County Special Needs Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at the Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City in Conference Room C.

    Humane society meeting Tuesday
    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
    The meeting will take place at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City.
    For more information, contact Jim Carter at 836-4138.

  • TELL CITY – The annual Farm Toy Show and Farm Scene Display contest, sponsored by the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds Committee, will be held April 23 at the fairgrounds.
    The event will be held inconjuction with an annual consignment auction.
    All money raised will benefit the 4H fairgrounds.
    Doors will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and admission is $1 per person; children 6 years old and under get in for free.
    Winners of a farm scene-contest will be announced at 2 p.m. the day of the show.

  • PERRY COUNTY – All girls interested in joining the Girl Scouts are invited to a night of fun.
    Girls from kindergarten, including girls entering kindergarten this fall, to 12th grade can attend the event and preregister for Girl Scouts.
    The event will be held Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Evangelical United Church of Christ, 802 10th St., Tell City.
    While parents complete registration paperwork, girls will make Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere and enjoy ice-cream sundaes.

  • TELL CITY –The Tell City Knights of Columbus will have their annual Tootsie Roll drive at various locations in Tell City Friday and Saturday.
    The cause is to raise money for the mentally challenged citizens of Perry County.
    Watch The News for more information.
     

  • St. Paul mission trip fundraiser
    TELL CITY – St. Paul parish will sell carryout chicken dinner to benefit the St. Paul Church Mission trip for 20 youth and adults.
    The dinners will be sold Sunday on the corner of 12th and Tell streets beginning at 10:30 a.m. The dinner includes grilled chicken, creek fries and green beans for $7. The mission trip participants will help homeless, elderly, children and single mothers experience a better life in Nashville, Tenn.

  • CANNELTON – The Inspirations, a gospel quartet from Bryson City, N.C. will be ministering in song and testimony at the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church, 117 Second St., Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m.
    Having traveled more than three million miles, The Inspirations have spread the gospel in song in almost every state in the Union, including Alaska and Hawaii. They have hosted tours to Europe, Bahamas and the Holy Land. They are regulars at the annual Nation Quartet Convention.

  • 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.

  • CANNELTON – A team of five individuals from around the area will gather Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Perry Marine boat dock in Rocky Point for a plunge to help raise money for a local girl suffering from epilepsy.
    This date is a change from the previously scheduled March 26.
    For every $50 raised, a member of the team will take a plunge into the cold water. Money raised will help Victoria Brucken, a 17-year-old Cannelton resident, receive a seizure alert dog.

  • FULDA – A fundraising benefit will be held for Jennifer Chappell May 14 at the Fulda Sportsman Club. Events will begin at 6:30 p.m., including a silent auction and dine-in or take-out chicken dinners from the New Boston Tavern.
    A dance will be held from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Music will be provided by Tammy Cassidy band and friends.
    A Perry County native, Chappell has been diagnosed with spondylolisthesis, a condition in which the vertebrae in the back slide over bones below.
    The condition leads to spinal cord and nerve roots being compressed.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold an indoor yard sale Friday, April 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, April 16 from 8 a.m. to noon.
    The sales will be held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 at Main and Washington streets in Tell City. There will be numerous items for sale. The community is encouraged to attend.
    Auxiliary members should bring items to the VFW Thursday, April 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. Members should have your items priced.