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Today's Features

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation will host a trivia night Jan. 29 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.
    Teams, with a maximum number of eight players, will compete in a night of fun to see who knows more about various trivia topics. The registration fee for each team is $200.
    Teams are encouraged to show their team spirit by taking their own decorations and decorating their tables in whatever theme they choose.

  • TELL CITY – Due to inclement weather, Tell City American Legion Auxiliary Unit 213 canceled their annual Christmas party last month. The party has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the post in Tell City.
    Those attending are asked to take finger foods for the party.
    There will be a $5 gift exchange for those wishing to participate. Members are asked to also take nonperishable food items to be distributed locally.
    Brenda Powers, president, encourages all members to attend for an evening of fun and fellowship.
     

  • 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.
    January 14

  • PERRY COUNTY – Mary Roberson has been named as the recipient of a mini-grant from Alpha Epsilon State of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Delta Kappa Gamma is a part of the International Society of Key Women Educators.
    Roberson is the superintendent of Perry Central schools in Leopold. She is an active member of the Alpha Phi Chapter.
    She said she will use her $500 mini-grant to purchase an iPad that she will use in classroom walk-throughs and follow-up communication with teachers.

  • TELL CITY – Ariel Etienne of Tell City was recently named as one of 57 finalists for the prestigious Indiana University Wells Scholarship.

  • 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 – The Tell City Regional Arts Association is in the process of creating an artist guild.
    To become a member of the guild, an artist must submit to a three-person panel five pieces in the field in which they wish to exhibit.
    Artists that are certified Indiana Artisan or Kentucky Crafted member will automatically be admitted to the artist guild at the Featured Artist Level.
    The artist guild levels are categorized below. Items followed by asterisks denote fields required for that level.

  • TELL CITY – A benefit for Kathy Tsantis is planned for Jan. 15 at the Tell City Knights of Columbus.
    Food will be available at 6 p.m. with an open cash bar. Music will be provided by Bob and Tom from 9 p.m. to midnight.
    A live auction is planned with Hawhee’s Auction Service on hand to sell items. Proceeds will go toward Tsantis’ medical bills.
    She is a retired Tell City Police Department dispatcher.
    Tickets are $15 per couple or $10 for singles.

  • Kelli Sue Harding and Brad Mace of Lebanon were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lebanon.

    The bride is the daughter of Dan and Pam Harding of Derby. Mr. Mace is the son of Randy and Linda Mace of Lebanon.
    The bride was given away in marriage by her father in marriage during the ceremony officiated by the Rev. Tim Kroeger.
    Cheri Harding Harpenau of Boonville and Vicki Harding Queck of Indianapolis, sisters of the bride, were chosen as matrons of honor.

  • TROY – Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class will be available beginning Jan. 18. The course will be a 13-week program designed to teach individuals and families how to take control of their finances and become debt free. Every possible spending and saving situation will be addressed in the program.
    Financial Peace University lays out a saving, spending and investing plan. For complete details, check the United Methodist Church Web site at www.perrycountumc.org. Click on “Home” and go to “7 Step Financial Peace Program.”