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  • A Gospel Thanksgiving in Song

    Troy First Christian Church will present its annual Gospel Thanksgiving in Song. The public and all churches and denominations are most welcome, organizers said.

    The program will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, in the Tell City Junior Senior High School auditorium.

    Doors will open at 4 p.m. Performers include Jeremy Calloway, Hoosier Harmony, Ryan Seaton and Conquerors Quartet.

  • Cannelton Christmas parade set for Nov. 28

    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion Post 142 and Ladies Auxiliary will host the annual Cannelton Christmas parade Friday, Nov. 28.

    Line-up will begin at 4:30 p.m. along Old Indiana 237 and Indiana 66. The route will take a left onto Indiana 66, a right onto Washington Street and end at the floodwall.

    The parade will begin at 6 p.m. Entries will be judged and trophies awarded in three categories, civic, community and commercial. First-, second- and third-place awards will be made in each category.

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  • Kiwanis food basket sign-up underway

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Kiwanis Club will once again provide food baskets for families in need in Perry County.

    Food baskets will be distributed Monday, Dec. 22, from the Tell City High School cafeteria and Jasper’s Food Pantry in Cannelton. Baskets will also be delivered to certain apartment complexes and to individuals who request delivery.

    The deadline to sign up for a basket is Monday, Dec. 1. Submissions after that date will be put on a waiting list.

  • Humane Society annual straw giveaway Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will have free straw available for use in outdoor dog houses from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Orscheln Farm and Home Supply.

  • Volunteers sought

    TELL CITY – Randy Roccia, kettle coordinator for the Perry County Salvation Army, is seeking bell ringers for shifts between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Nov. 28 through Dec. 24. He can be reached at (812) 319-1861 or rnrroccia@comcast.net.

  • Wellness activities offered at school

    TELL CITY – The following wellness activities are available free of charge at Tell City Junior-Senior High School through a Welborn Healthy, Energetic, Ready, Outstanding, Enthusiastic Schools grant during November. They are open to the community.

    Activities are offered 4 to 4:45 p.m. and include:

    • Tuesday, Nov. 25, cardio-strength circuit, auditorium

    • Wednesday, Nov. 26, circuit training, Room 612

  • Lincoln Boyhood Memorial closed Thanksgiving

    LINCOLN CITY – In observance of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27. The park will re-open on Friday, Nov. 29.

    The winter hours for the Memorial Visitor Center are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Wednesday through Sunday.

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  • Thanksgiving will affect trash pickup

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Trash Collection Department will operate on a three-day schedule next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

    Trash and recycling will be picked up following the regular schedule Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 24 and 25.

    Wednesday and Thursday trash and recycling will be picked up Wednesday, Nov. 26. The department and offices at City Hall will be closed Friday, Nov. 28.

    Residents and department workers have found that tags affixed to bags may not stick during cold weather.