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Today's Features

  • 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 – Huber Funeral Home, a Pekin Insurance pre-need agency in Tell City and Cannelton, helped to make the holiday a bit brighter during the Pekin Insurance’s Help the Troops Call Home for the Holidays sales contest.

  • OWENSBORO, Ky. – The River Cities Coin Club will host its fifth annual Spring Coin Show at Daviess County High School, 4255 New Hartford Road, Owensboro from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 19.
    The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Admission is free and there will be plenty of free parking and door prizes.
    Up to 30 coin and paper-money dealers from Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee are expected to display U.S. and world coins and currency for sale and trade. Many of the club members and coin dealers will offer free coin appraisals.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Bowling Center will play host to Bowl for the Cure at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26.
    The contest will be a nine-pin, no-tap, scotch-doubles bowling tournament.
    Partners must be a man-woman couple and can sign up at the bowling center.
    Cost is $40 per couple and prizes will be awarded to first- , second- and third-place winners.
    Contestants are encouraged to wear pink to help raise awareness as they participate in the event.
     

  • LEOPOLD – Perry Central band will host its first annual spring expo Saturday, April, 16 at Perry Central School Dome. Events will include an Easter hunt, craft and bazaar vendors, food, free crafts for children, coloring contest and a silent auction.
    Entrance to the event is free.
    A 10-foot by 10-foot vendor space rents for $10 and a 12-foot by 12-foot vendor space will rent for $15. Tables are $2 each or vendors can furnish their own.
    To reserve space, call Jackie Contreras at 719-5796.
     

  • INDIANAPOLIS – This year, students from across the nation will take part in a unique leadership development program being held in 35 cities across the country.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School students voted Sarah Drake and Rudy Clark homecoming queen and king. The two were crowned during ceremonies held Saturday, Feb. 19 between the junior varsity and varsity basketball games against North Posey.
     

  • To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong.
    If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.

    February 25

  • Jacob Andrew Gilliam
    Samuel “Tripp” and Jerene Gilliam of Dublin, Ga., announce the birth of their son, Jacob Andrew Gilliam, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at Fairview Park Hospital.
    The infant weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 211⁄2 inches long.
    Mrs. Gilliam is the former Jerene Kunkler.
    Grandparents are Jerome and Marlene Kunkler of Tell City and Samuel and Frances Gilliam of Abbeville, S.C.
    Great-grandparents are Samuel and Elizabeth Gilliam and the late Joseph and Otillia Kunkler and Leo and Josephine Jasper.