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Today's Features

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Team Red, White and Blue, a national veterans advocacy group, is organizing the Old Glory Coast to Coast Relay to raise awareness for their mission, which is to enrich the lives of returning veterans by connecting them to their communities through social and physical activity, according to Team RWB board member and relay crewmember Joanna Graham. Perry County native Emily Krueger, former captain in the Army, is involved in the Salem, Ore., chapter of RWB.

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    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services community and a Tell City provider of senior living and health services, has received the highest marks in company’s bi-annual customer satisfaction and quality assurance survey. The award was presented during Trilogy’s annual fall meeting, held Oct. 7 and 8 in Fort Wayne.

    Family members rated Oakwood as the number one facility in customer satisfaction out of 82 Trilogy health campuses located throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Michigan.

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    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department announced winners in a raffle held in conjunction with its annual hog roast Sept. 21. Prizes, donors and winners were:

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    TELL CITY – Deaconess VNA Plus blood-pressure and blood-sugar screenings will take place from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Twilight Towers in Tell City.

    Screenings will be conducted by a registered nurse and no pre-registration is required. For more information, call the Deanconess VNA Plus Tell City office at (812) 547-7967 or visit the website at www.deaconessvnaplus.org.

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    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion Post 142 Auxiliary is conducting a nonperishable food drive for local tri-state homeless veterans now through Thursday, Nov. 6.

    Donations may be delivered to the post home on Knight Street or to the Myers Grade School office. The school is open from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday through Friday except for Oct. 24 and 27.

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    TELL CITY – Jaylen Avallone, 21, of Tell City has a taking-it-to-the-next-level request.

    She was recently named Miss Hoosier State Coed Queen for the Miss America Coed Pageant System in a Lexington, Ky., pageant, she said.

  • 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.

    October 17

  • Stacey L. Hosler and Jonathan Talbott, both of Tell City, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas and Patricia Kleiser of Tell City. The groom-to-be is the son of Barb Cooper and Rick Talbott, both of Tell City.

    Stacey is a graduate of Tell City High School and is resident services director at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City.

    Jonathan is also a Tell City High School graduate.

  • Joe and Brenda Pund of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Knights of Columbus hall in Tell City.

    Joe and the former Brenda Flamion were married Oct. 17, 1964, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold. They are the parents of a son, David (Michelle) Pund of Tell City.

    They have two grandchildren, Rosa and Eli.

    Joe retired from Carpenter’s Local 90 and Pund Construction. Brenda retired from Perry Central Community School Corp.

  • Drs. Ted and Brenda Troyer of Evansville and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Daum of Tell City announce the approaching marriage of their children, Carrye Lynn Troyer and Michael Ralph Daum.

    Miss Troyer is a 2003 graduate of Harrison High School, a 2007 graduate of Indiana University and a 2013 graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. She is currently in residency training for obstetrics and gynecology at Palmetto Health-University of Carolina in Columbia, S.C.