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Today's Features

  • TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella are selling raffle tickets for various prizes. There will be 28 prizes in the raffle, including a quilt and Holiday World tickets.
    Cost of tickets is $1 each or six for $5.
    Tickets may be purchased from any D of I member or by calling Dona Sweeney at 547-4794.
    Drawings will be held Dec. 7 at the D of I Christmas party.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Junior Women will host the Sweets, Treats and Santa Holiday event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Schergens Center. The cost is $3 per child and $2 for adults who wish to eat with their children. Lunch will be served and children can make crafts and also visit with Santa Claus.
    Danny Bolin will take photographs. There will be gift bags given to the first 100 children.
    To make a reservation, call T.J. Noland at 547-7822 or e-mail tnoland@cannelton.k12.in.us.
     

  • PERRY COUNTY – Area Girl Scouts are readying to take cookie orders from Jan. 1 through Jan. 23.
    This year’s sale will offer eight varieties of cookies: Thin Mints, Shortbreads, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Peanut Butter Patties, Caramel deLites, Thanks-a-Lots, Lemonades and a new Belgian-style cookie called Shout Outs.
    A change this year will be a new “soft” packaging for the Thanks-a-Lots cookies, which, according to cookie suppliers ABC Interbake, eliminates more than 150 tons of paperboard from the waste stream.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Beautification Committee will host a chili cook-off Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. on Main Street in conjunction with the Tell City Christmas parade.
    Participating businesses are asked to cook their best pots of chili and serve the public as they stroll Main Street during “A Christmas Celebration.”
    The cost of each station is $10. The money will go to-ward expenses for prizes and awards given to participating merchants.

  • TELL CITY – Hoosier Heights Country Club Ladies will have their annual Christmas auction Dec. 1.
    The live auction begins at 7 p.m. at the Hoosier Heights Country Club
    Guests may place their bids on items before that time. Baked goods will be available for purchase and a half-pot drawing will be held as well.
    The public is invited to attend a buffet to be held in the dining room beginning at 5 p.m.
     

  • RADFORD, Va. – Wesley Young, son of Brenda Lee, of Bowling Green, Ky., and Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Young of Tell City, was recently elected president of the Virginia Theatre Association.
    This organization was formed in the 1970s to foster, encourage and assist in the practice and study of theatre on all levels and is a major advocate for the arts in Virginia.
    The election took place at the general business meeting during VTA’s annual conference in Reston, VA, Oct. 28-31.

  • 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 – Planning a trip outside the country? Traveling to do mission work? Or perhaps a holiday vacation?
    The Tell City Post Office will accept passport applications Saturday, Nov. 20 during a passport fair being held to assist people whose hectic schedules make it difficult to complete this task during the week.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School Key Club hosted a Hat Day to raise funds for Indiana Horse Rescue South. Students and staff paid a $1 donation to wear a hat. The club raised $63. Alexis Braun, Key Club member, and Amy Hollinden, Key Club sponsor, are pictured, center, presenting the donation to Ethan Shinault and Pat and Mikayla Reed.
     

  • TELL CITY – Catholic Charities in Tell City will host an information session on Medicare Part D coverage from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the Catholic Charities office, 802 Ninth Street.
    An options counselor from SWIRCA & More will be available to answer questions and assist those needing help to choose a Part D plan for their Medicare coverage. This is not a sales presentation.
    Plan costs and coverage change each year, so all people with Medicare should check to make sure their plan still meets their needs and budget.