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Today's Features

  • Heath Scherzer and Brittany Graves announce the birth of their daughter, Savannah Joyce Scherzer, Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at Deaconess Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Grandparents are Jeff and Jody Graves of Dale and Gary and Joyce Scherzer of northern Perry County. Great-grandparents are Frank and Jeanette Becher of Ferdinand, Paul and Dolores Scherzer of St. Meinrad, Dave and Karen Clark of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Joyce Graves and the late Robert Graves of Santa Rosa.

  • 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.

    Substance abuse committee to meet
    TELL CITY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Committee board of directors will meet at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ.

  • FERDINAND – Twenty-five music students of Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will present two Christmas music recitals Dec. 5 at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.
    The recitals, which are free and open to the public, will be held at 1:30 p.m. EST and 3:30 p.m. EST in Assembly Hall at the monastery.
    Students performing at 1:30 p.m. will be Jessica Bertke, Claire Dooley, Ivy Evans, Madison Fella, Grace Gogel, Paulina Gogel, Garrett Jarboe, Madison Hammond, Audrey Keepes, Olivia Schroering, Nolan Snyder and Jenny Weinzapfel.

  • TELL CITY – Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa is selling prints of historic landmarks in Tell City and Perry County.
    Most were drawn by offenders in the Purposeful Living Unites Serve program at Branchville Correctional Facility.

  • TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella are selling raffle tickets for various prizes. There will be 28 prizes in the raffle, including a quilt and Holiday World tickets.
    Cost of tickets is $1 each or six for $5.
    Tickets may be purchased from any D of I member or by calling Dona Sweeney at 547-4794.
    Drawings will be held Dec. 7 at the D of I Christmas party.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Junior Women will host the Sweets, Treats and Santa Holiday event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Schergens Center. The cost is $3 per child and $2 for adults who wish to eat with their children. Lunch will be served and children can make crafts and also visit with Santa Claus.
    Danny Bolin will take photographs. There will be gift bags given to the first 100 children.
    To make a reservation, call T.J. Noland at 547-7822 or e-mail tnoland@cannelton.k12.in.us.
     

  • PERRY COUNTY – Area Girl Scouts are readying to take cookie orders from Jan. 1 through Jan. 23.
    This year’s sale will offer eight varieties of cookies: Thin Mints, Shortbreads, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Peanut Butter Patties, Caramel deLites, Thanks-a-Lots, Lemonades and a new Belgian-style cookie called Shout Outs.
    A change this year will be a new “soft” packaging for the Thanks-a-Lots cookies, which, according to cookie suppliers ABC Interbake, eliminates more than 150 tons of paperboard from the waste stream.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Beautification Committee will host a chili cook-off Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. on Main Street in conjunction with the Tell City Christmas parade.
    Participating businesses are asked to cook their best pots of chili and serve the public as they stroll Main Street during “A Christmas Celebration.”
    The cost of each station is $10. The money will go to-ward expenses for prizes and awards given to participating merchants.

  • TELL CITY – Hoosier Heights Country Club Ladies will have their annual Christmas auction Dec. 1.
    The live auction begins at 7 p.m. at the Hoosier Heights Country Club
    Guests may place their bids on items before that time. Baked goods will be available for purchase and a half-pot drawing will be held as well.
    The public is invited to attend a buffet to be held in the dining room beginning at 5 p.m.
     

  • RADFORD, Va. – Wesley Young, son of Brenda Lee, of Bowling Green, Ky., and Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Young of Tell City, was recently elected president of the Virginia Theatre Association.
    This organization was formed in the 1970s to foster, encourage and assist in the practice and study of theatre on all levels and is a major advocate for the arts in Virginia.
    The election took place at the general business meeting during VTA’s annual conference in Reston, VA, Oct. 28-31.