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  • Town of Troy plans trash pickup for Oct. 23-24

    TROY – The fall cleanup for the Town of Troy residents will take place Thursday and Friday, Oct. 23 and 24. All items must be at curbside by 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23.

    The regular trash route will be followed and there will be no back-tracking to pick items up.

    No computers, TVs, carpet, tires or items with Freon will be accepted. Paint cans must be drained. There will be no pick up on vacant lots.

    A $10 charge for each large item must be paid at the utility office prior to pickup and the receipt must be attached to the item to be picked up.

  • Halloween campout planned at Indian-Celina

    TELL CITY – A Halloween campout is planned for Saturday, Oct. 4, at Indian-Celina Lake Recreation Area campground in the Hoosier National Forest.

    Guests are invited to decorate their campsites for a chance to win a prize.

    Kids can trick or treat at participating campsites beginning around 6 p.m. Day passes are also available for those who would like to participate but are not camping overnight.

    For more information, call (812) 843-4880.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters open house Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley, serving Perry and Spencer counties, will host an open house from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the new BBBS office inside Old National Bank, 529 Main Street in Tell City.

    Those planning to attend may RSVP by sending email to mrsweatherholt@yahoo.com.

    The community is invited to stop by the new office for a tour, enjoy some light snacks and learn more about the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

  • Cannelton Heritage Festival set for Oct. 11

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival is just a few weeks away.

    Historic St. Michael Catholic Church, in conjunction with the festival Saturday, Oct. 11, will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The parish looks forward to sharing the beautiful 155-year-old church with friends, neighbors and visitors.

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  • Cannelton Elementary Fall Festival set for Oct. 23

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 69th annual Cannelton Fall Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 in the Cannelton Community Center.

    Queen candidates for this year’s festival are Jaci James, Summer DuPont, Brooklyn Hale, Kendall Hale, Kyra Hemmings and Natalee Harris.

    The candidates will be out in the community collecting money for the PTO. The student who raises the most money will be crowned the 69th Fall Festival queen.

  • EUCC bazaar Oct. 4

    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ at 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City will host its annual fall bazaar Saturday, Oct. 4.

    An old-fashioned breakfast of homemade biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage and fried potatoes will be served from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.

    A country store with baked items, candy, jellies, jams and home canned goods will also be available for attendees to purchase.

  • Sen. Coats staff member in Tell City Tuesday

    TELL CITY – U.S. Sen. Dan Coats has announced that a member of his staff will visit Tell City at noon Tuesday, Sept. 23, to meet with local residents and assist any Hoosier experiencing problems with a federal agency.

    Coats’ staff member will be in the Perry County Chamber of Commerce office until 1 p.m.

    The office is located at 601 Main St.

  • Workshop to offer help with bicentennial First Families, veterans projects

    PERRY COUNTY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a genealogy workshop Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – or until needed – to help anyone wanting to fill out  First Family forms for the upcoming Perry County bicentennial celebration. The last day to turn in a form will be Oct. 11. The First Family Pinning Ceremony will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Schergens Center at 2 p.m. The ceremony will be open to the public.

  • Vendors sought for Cannelton Heritage Festival

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival committee is accepting vendor applications for its Saturday, Oct. 11, art festival. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans and craftsmen are encouraged to apply.

    The festival only accepts booths with handmade or handcrafted items.

    The committee is also accepting food booth applications. Booth fees are $25 for nonprofit and church organizations and $50 for businesses.