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  • Free health screenings to be offered this month

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital offers free blood-pressure, glucose (sugar) and total cholesterol screenings at two different locations every month.

    A registered nurse will be at the Troy Fire Station from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8 and at Golden Years Center in Cannelton from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15.

    Fasting for two hours is recommended but eight hours is preferred. Participants may drink water and take their medications.

  • Annexation foes to meet Thursday

    TELL CITY – A group fighting efforts by Tell City to annex their land will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9 in Tell City.

    Organizers of Citizens Against Annexation will update affected landowners about current court proceedings. The meeting will be at 8735 Indiana 37, Tell City, next to the Indiana Farm Bureau Office.

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  • Pet of the week

    KATIE is an affectionate little orange tabby kitten about 4 months old. She is already spayed and is awaiting her forever family. Katie will do great in just about any home or environment.

    All cats are feline leukemia negative, have been spayed or neutered, received the full series of booster and rabies vaccines and dewormer and have received flea and tick preventative.

    Adoption fees for cats are still reduced to $25 each or $35 a pair. Dogs are $50. Microchipping is optional at $15 with no annual enrollments.

  • Special Olympics bowling tourney scheduled Oct. 18

    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry Country will host its county bowling tourney at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Tell City Bowling Center.

    The public is invited to cheer athletes.

  • LHDC to administer food program

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. announced its sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program and its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals. Meals are available to all eligible, enrolled participants without regard to race, color, national, origin, sex, age or disability at North Perry Head Start and South Perry Head Start

    Children in households that receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or food stamp benefits, who are Head Start participants or are foster children, are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits.

  • Annexation opponents will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9

    TELL CITY – A group fighting efforts by Tell City to annex their land will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9 in Tell City.

    Organizers of Citizens Against Annexation will update affected landowners about current court proceedings. The meeting will be at 8735 Indiana 37, Tell City, next to the Indiana Farm Bureau Office.

  • Yard sales will span 200 miles along Highway 60 in Kentucky this weekend

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Over the weekend of Oct. 3-5, eight western Kentucky counties will team up to present the ninth annual Highway 60 Yard Sale.

    The sale will stretch for 200 miles along U.S. Highway 60 through Livingston, Crittenden, Union, Henderson, Daviess, Hancock, Breckinridge and Meade counties. 

  • Ladies Day Out Friday, Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The seventh annual Ladies Day Out has been planned for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4.

    Participating businesses will run specials and giveaways for ladies and take donations for local cancer patients at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

    Items they need will be purchased and donated to local women seeking treatment for cancer through the hospital.

  • Spencer County Octoberfest set for Saturday at fairgrounds

    GRANDVIEW – Saturday’s Spencer County Octoberfest will ring in autumn with pageants, crafts, an auction and demolition derby.

    Activities will take place at the county fairgrounds, one mile north of Grandview. Gate admission is $5 per person and children under 6 will be admitted at no charge.

    Registration for the Octoberfest pageants is at noon. with the contest at 1.

    The Monster Smash Derby will begin at 4 p.m. in the derby arena. There will be events for riding mowers, trucks, big cars and minis.