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Today's Features

  • The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Domestic Goddess Friday, March 11.

    Pictured from left are Betty Hagedorn, Mayor Barbara Ewing, owner Teresa Lutgring, owner Diann Williams, massage therapist Audrie Fella (over Williams’ shoulder), hairstylist Lisa Zuelly, hairstylist Madeline Lutgring, hairstylist Amy Weatherholt, Audrey Lutgring, Jerrilynn Lutgring, Victoria Lutgring and Sara Williams. Not pictured is manicurist-pedicurist Michelle Lamb.
     

  • Deer Creek to host events Saturday, Sunday
    TELL CITY – The community is invited to attend the upcoming Fused-Youth Event to be held at Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City. The revival is geared toward youth with a message that is for everybody, regardless of age.
    There will be music, DVDs, drama, skits and testimonies, all culminating in a message that will motivate youth to consider a relationship with God.

  • April 1 fish fry at St. Meinrad K of C
    ST. MEINRAD – There will be a fish fry at the St. Meinrad Knights of Columbus April 1 sponsored by the youth and young adults of the Catholic parishes of St. Boniface in Fulda and St. Meinrad.
    Proceeds will support a service trip to Michigan and a National Catholic Youth Conference gathering in Indianapolis.
    Serving begins at 5:30 p.m. and continues until 7:30. Cost is $8, which includes two fish filets, creek fires, slaw, bread and a dessert.

  • 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.

    March 25

  • 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.

  • FERDINAND – The Ferdinand Folk Festival committee announces its official call for vendors for the second annual event, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT Sept. 17.
    The festival will have an earth-friendly, family-friendly theme. Nationally-touring musicians and numerous workshops are lined up as well as some activities for children. A variety of artists-artisans, environmental and wellness education, farmers’ market and food vendors are welcome.

  • CANNELTON – A team of five individuals from around the area will gather at 10 a.m. March 26 at the Perry Marine boat dock in Rocky Point for a plunge to help raise money for a local girl suffering from epilepsy.
    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.
    Denise Dimmett, Brucken’s mother, said the group would like to make this an annual event to help raise funds for others in need of service dogs.

  • SANTA CLAUS – A benefit is being planned for Gail (Pfohl) Garcia from 11 a.m. to midnight April 2 at the Santa Claus Community Center.
    Gail has been diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer. A few of members of the community have come together to plan a benefit for her with all proceeds given to her for expenses.
    Leg quarter, pulled pork and cheeseburger or hamburger dinners along with side choices of German fries, green beans, corn, slaw and soft drinks will be sold during the event.

  • BIRDSEYE – A benefit has been scheduled for the Derick Ball family Saturday at the Birdseye Conservation Club.
    Roger and Sherry Ball lost their son, Derick “Mouse” Ball, Nov. 18, 2010, when Derick took his own life. This benefit has three objectives, to lighten the financial burden for the Ball family, to honor Derick and other victims of suicide and to raise awareness about suicide.

  • Kim Zellers was the winner of the St. Paul February quilt raffle. The quilt, “Tennessee Waltz,” was donated by Mary Rita Patterson and quilted by St. Paul’s quilters.