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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.

  • Boy Scouts Pack 192, called the Wolves, gathered food to donated for Thanksgiving dinner at the Catholic Charities in Tell City. Pictured with items donated are Silas Zuelly, Taylor Sturgeon and Matt Aders.
     

  • Tell City’s Wal-Mart was packed with bargain hunters Thanksgiving night through the following day as Black Friday specials on televisions and other electronics, tools and gift items drew shoppers.

  • Friday November 26
    Bingo at Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142, Cannelton, doors open 5 p.m., bingo begins 7 p.m.
    Weight Watchers meeting at First United Methodist Church, 10th and Mozart streets, Tell City, weigh-in 9:30 a.m., meeting 10 a.m., use Mozart Street entrance, information call (800) 651-6000.
    AA New Hope Group meeting, 702 10th St., Tell City, First United Methodist Church basement, 7 p.m., 547-2318 or 719-1862.
    Saturday November 27

  • TELL CITY – Perry County 4-H members and leaders were honored Sunday, Nov. 14 during the annual Perry County 4-H Celebration in which the group enjoyed two movies, popcorn and cola floats.
    Members applied for awards and were selected based on their applications. Leaders were honored according to their tenure, said Extension 4-H Youth Development Educator Renate Jobst.
    The following were honored for specific project areas:
    Rhett Baumeister: Community Service, Forestry, Healthy Lifestyles, Leadership
    Ryan Baumeister: Forestry

  • LEOPOLD – The Perry Central FFA Forestry Team will compete in the State Forestry Career Development Event judging contest, Dec. 11 at Purdue University.
    Team members are Callie Poehlein, Hillary Hubert, Crystal Peter and Kaitlyn Poehlein.
    The team won this honor by placing sixth in the Area Career Development Event. Career Development Events are designed to encourage youth to learn all they can about a specific topic. They learn to identify forestry specimens. They must also complete a quiz on this topic.

  • EUCC Thanksgiving dinner today
    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will prepare a traditional Thanksgiving dinner today. The meal will be served in the fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Anyone wishing to have meals delivered in the morning can call the church office at 547-7059.
    Meals will be delivered in Tell City, Cannelton and Troy. Anyone is invited to call the church to request a meal.

  • FERDINAND – When Sister Madonna Helmer celebrated her golden jubilee as a Sister of St. Benedict in 2006, she felt there was “something special I should do as I met that milestone in my life.” What she ended up doing, even though she never considered herself a writer, was write a book.

  • 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.
    November 26