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Today's Features

  • Hunter Sandage, pictured with his flight instructor, Brock Wagner, recently had his first flight lesson at the Huntingburg airport in a Cessna 172.

    Sandage, 15, is planning a solo flight on his 16th birthday, July 16. He said he is very interested in pursuing a flying career with the Air Force or Navy. He is active in soccer, swimming, track and bicycling. He is a member of the student council, math and science bowl academic teams at Tell City and a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ. Sandage is the son of Scot and Gina Sandage of Tell City.
     

  • ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual meeting April 4 at 7 p.m.
    The meting will be held at the Rome Courthouse. Three board member positions will be filled by elections.
    All property owners in Tobin Township are eligible to fill the positions and to vote. All other paid members are also eligible.
    Refreshments will be served after the meeting.
     

  • TELL CITY – The spring All Sports Extravaganza for Tell City Junior-Senior High School will be held March 30 starting at 6:30 p.m.
    This is an opportunity for the community and school to demonstrate school spirit and community pride. The evening will begin with a parade, which will start at the corner of Washington and Main streets.
    The parade will continue to Jefferson Street and then east to 15th Street.

  • The Perry Central High School cheerleading banquet was held at the Patio Steakhouse recently.

    Receiving awards were, in front from left, Brittany Mullins for best jumper and Kosha Wetzel for best flyer and best tumbler. Sitting in the back, Brandi Eckert for most spirited and best base; Nikki Hall for best dancer; Cassie Rodgers for most improved; Jennifer Simpson for most valuable cheerleader, best base, sharpest motions and Julie Irvin Memorial Tumbling Award; Raina Voges for best back spot and Crystal Peter for best flyer.
     

  • 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 – Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills will host a 106th birthday celebration in honor of Julia Storm from 2 to 3 p.m. today. The celebration will be held in the Station 1 dining room. The public is invited to attend and wish Julia a happy birthday.
    Anyone wanting to send her a birthday greeting can write to her at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills, 402 19th St., Tell City, IN 47586
     

  • CHRISNEY – An Indiana Hunter education course will be offered from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday through March 31 at Cornerstone Methodist Church located at 1407 E. Indiana 70 in Chrisney.
    Come and learn about wildlife conservation, hunter ethics, firearms safety, shotguns and rifles, archery, survival and much more.
    All instruction will be given by Indiana Conservation Officers and certified Indiana Volunteer Hunter Education Instructors.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City-Perry County Public Library will kick off National Library Week with a special “Antiques at Your Library” program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 9.
    Several local experts in the areas of glassware, quilts, coins, local furniture, bottles, pottery, post cards, toys and civil war memorabilia will display items in the library and be available to answer questions.
    The public is also invited to bring their own items for the experts to examine. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and is free of charge.

  • TELL CITY – The 2011 Perry Spencer Bowl for Kids Sake is scheduled for April 2 at the Tell City Bowling Center. Teams will bowl at 12:30 p.m. and an appreciation party will start at 1:45 p.m.
    Anyone who brings $30 or more in sponsorships will receive a free T-shirt and will have a chance to win prizes.
    The mission of Big Brothers-Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with measurable im-pact.

  • On Sunday, Feb. 20, Perry Central Cub Scout Pack 191 had their annual Blue and Gold Banquet.

    Each Cub Scout made a cake with their dad or a male role model to auction at the banquet. The winners of each den were Connor Mullis, Tigers first grade (butterfly cake); Issac Whitaker, Bears third grade (Cub Scout Cake); Russell Collignon, Webeloes fourth grade (caterpillar cake); Kyle Robbins, Webeloes fifth grade (tepee cake); Lane Hilgenhold, Webeloes fifth grade and overall Best Decorated Cake (moose cake) and Steven Longest Wolves second grade (bathtub cake).