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  • K of C Tootsie Roll Drive to begin April 24

    TELL CITY– The Tell City Knights of Columbus

    Tootsie Roll drive will begin Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25.

    Knights will accept donations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at several area locations.

    All money raised stays in Perry County and will support local schools and groups that serve young people with special needs.

    Knights will be available at Wal-Mart, Dairy Queen, Noble’s IGA, Fifth Third Bank and Cash Saver in Tell City.

  • Perry County rabies clinics planned

    PERRY COUNTY – Two local veterinarians will offer rabies clinics at several locations in the county this month and in early May. Dr. Bill Schoene from County-Wide Animal Clinic in Cannelton and Dr. Alan Decker of Greenwood Animal Hospital in Tell City will host the clinics. Any dog or cat may be vaccinated if at least 3 months old. Fee is $9 per animal and pet owners are encouraged to attend the clinic nearest them.

    • Monday, April 13, Bristow Milling Co. lot  in Bristow, Dr. Alan Decker, 6 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Annual Tell City H.S. art show opens Monday

    TELL CITY – Next week’s 11th annual Tell City High School Art Show will showcase the talents of students in several media.

    The April 13-17 exhibit in the Tell City Junior-Senior High School Library-Media Center will open Monday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    On Tuesday and Wednesday, exhibits will be on display from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hours next Thursday will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday’s hours will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Rural News: GERALD; April 9

     

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — The past week was a sorrowful one for more reasons than one.

    The passion of our Lord always is, but Easter came Sunday with a joyous celebration across the world, and we have a new beginning.

    It is always difficult to relive events that bring us pain and homesickness on the holidays and this is true for everyone who has lost a loved one, especially in the first few years, and every family has been through this at one time or another, haven’t they?

  • Rural News: ST. CROIX; April 9

    BY MARY HILL, News Correspondent, Phone 842-5779 — Hopefully everyone had a nice and blessed Easter weekend.

    Visitors and noontime guests with Harold and me Easter Day were Michelle Toothman and daughters Aubrey, Natalie and Arianna; and Elisha Schwartz and Joe Hill and Peggy and Jeff Eckert and Darlene Mitchell and Brady Hill and Kaley House and Brandon Eckert and Tiffany Smith and Brandi Eckert and daughter Brooklyn and Darrin Wiseman. After the meal, everyone enjoyed an egg hunt. The weather was nice for the day.

  • Visit by the Easter Bunny
  • Rural News: BRISTOW; April 9

     

    By CINDY CULBERTSON, News Correspondent, Phone, 843-5547 —  John Hays, an organist from Bristow, will perform in a recital of his music at the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church. This is the first of his musical tour of organ music. Plan to attend at 3 p.m. April 26.

     If anyone wants to join, there are several area yard sales planned in April. For more information,  contact Lanette Meyer.

    The United Pentecostal Church of Bristow on Indiana 145 is having a large yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11.

  • Making a hypertufa pot Tuesday at VIP

    PERRY COUNTY – On Tuesday, April 14, VIP Foliage in Tell City will host a class on making Hypertufa pots. Hypertufa, commonly known as ‘tufa,’ is an artificial stone first created in the mid-19th century by mixing sand, peat and various volcanic aggregate and cement. Today, the updated recipe calls for cement, vermiculite (or perlite) and peat moss.

  • Lamb Cemetery earns historic designation

    It’s another first for Lamb Cemetery. The resting place of Revolutionary War soldiers, it is the first cemetery in Perry County to be recognized in Indiana’s Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry.

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