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Today's Features

  • 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.
     

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Gerlach and Gayer Custom Collision Center at noon Friday, April 8 to celebrate the grand opening of a new business. An open house will take place the following day, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Eli Gerlach and Clint Gayer are the owners of Gerlach and Gayer Custom Collision Center, which is located at 1133 Main Street, in Tell City (formerly Kenny and Steve’s automotive shop).

  • TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will present a Branson Show Trip through Diamond Tours, Inc. During the five-day and four-night trip, guests will travel to Branson, Mo., to see five shows, including The Brett Family Show, The Twelve Irish Tenors, The Jim Stafford Show, The Baldknobbers Jamboree Show and The Showboat Branson Belle.
    Guests will also visit the Titanic Museum, tour Laura Ingalls-Wilder Historic Home and Museum, dine at Lamberts and spend some free time in historic downtown Branson.

  • TELL CITY – Cemetery sexton, Earl Parker asks that all flowers and decorations, except those on stones or in vases be removed by Monday, April 4. Anything on the ground is not permitted.
    The public’s cooperation is appreciated, Parker said.