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  • Mu Gamma holiday auction to take place Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will have its annual holiday auction Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Evangelical United Church of Christ.

    The doors will open at 6 p.m. with an auction beginning at 6:30. Scott Dixon will be the auctioneer for the event.

    Members will provide handmade gifts and decorations as well as homemade baked goods to be auctioned off at this event. There will also be a tasting of the Holiday and Old English cheeseballs to be made by the sorority in December.

  • Taste of the Holidays event canceled

    TELL CITY – Due to a lack of vendor participation, The Taste of the Holidays event scheduled for Friday, Nov. 21, has been canceled.

  • Buntin joins Deaconess VNA Plus staff

    TELL CITY – Tara Buntin, a registered nurse, has joined the Tell City office of Deaconess VNA Plus as a staff nurse.

    A resident of Santa Claus, Buntin earned an associate’s degree in nursing from Vincennes University.

    She was previously employed by Safe at Home in Bedford.

  • K of C Memorial Mass today

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will hold a Memorial Mass at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17 (today), at St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

    The Mass will be held in remembrance of all deceased Knights of Columbus members, especially those who have passed away since the last Memorial Mass.

    Everyone is welcome.

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  • Officials redefine family

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Perry County’s commissioners voted at a regular meeting Nov. 3 to amend a county housing ordinance to change the definition of family.

    In preparing an application for a grant to fund a study for the Perry County Museum, Indiana 15 Regional Planning Commission project administrator Nathan Held found that a required change hadn’t been made to a fair-housing ordinance county officials adopted in 1993.

  • Sex offender jailed again for failure to register

    TELL CITY – A joint investigation by sheriff’s departments in Perry and Dubois counties led to the arrest last week of Michael B. Haughee, who police said is a registered sex offender.

    According to Perry County Chief Deputy Daymion Marsh, deputies received information that Haughee was residing in Jasper and had failed to notify deputies in either county that he had moved. Haughee had registered an address in Tell City.

  • Central Bark gets green light for upgrades

    By TRINA SEVERSON
    Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – A popular hangout in town is about to get a fresh makeover, thanks to a dedicated group of local volunteers, community leaders, students and even a couple of local companies.

  • Christmas parades around the corner

    PERRY COUNTY – Plans are in place for Perry County’s three Christmas parades and related festivities. Cannelton will host its annual parade Nov. 28. Tell City’s parade and Christmas in the Park celebration will take place Saturday, Dec. 6, and Leopold’s parade is set for Sunday, Dec. 7.