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  • Group collecting new diapers

    PERRY COUNTY - The Perry County Democratic Association is collecting diapers for needy families.

    Donations can be dropped off at CVS Pharmacy, Noble's IGA, Mor-For-Less or Save-A-Lot. Donations will be accepted Jan. 6-31.

    For more information, call Arvina Bozarth at 547-6284 or Debbie Elder at 836-4240.

  • Sunday fundraiser to benefit TC band

    TELL CITY - A pizza fundraiser sponsored by Pizza Inn and the Tell City High School Band Sunday will allow hungry patrons to support the band.

    The band will receive a portion of all sales between 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. Band students will be waiting tables as part of the fundraiser. Dine-in, carry-out or delivery services will all apply to the fundraiser.

  • HNF accepting trees until Tuesday

    TELL CITY - The Hoosier National Forest is accepting live Christmas trees for recycling through Tuesday.

    Trees can be dropped off at the ranger station on Washington Street.

    The trees will be placed in local lakes, where they will serve as habitat for fish.

    Ornaments and tinsel should be removed from the trees before they are dropped off. Call the Forest Service at (812) 547-7051 for more information or with questions.

  • American Sign Language class planned

    TELL CITY - A beginner's American Sign Language course will be available at Tell City Junior High School beginning Monday.

    The course will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday evenings Jan. 7 to Feb. 25. Cost is $40.

    For more information and registration, contact Kristine Adams at k_adams@psci.net, 836-2588 or at P.O. Box 461, Tell City, IN 47586.

  • Gardening writer Jeneen Wiche visiting Jan. 29

    BRISTOW - Jeneen Wiche, whose gardening column appears regularly in The Perry County News, will be the guest speaker at the Jan. 29 meeting of the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District.

    The 60th annual meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. at the Bristow Community Center. Cost for the meal is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. Reservations are required and must be made by Jan. 24. For more information or to make reservations call 547-4686.

  • City leaders inaugurated

    New year brings familiar, new faces to municipal government

  • TC department heads to remain in their jobs for 2008

    Rudolph, Little tapped for city's works board

    TELL CITY - In her first official act Tuesday as Tell City's new mayor, Barbara Ewing named the supervisors of utilities and various city departments who will serve during the first year of her administration.

    Ewing is retaining the city department heads who served under Mayor Gayle Strassell, many of whom have been in their jobs for several years. Ewing also announced her choices for the city's board of public works and safety and city attorney.

  • GED testing in Cannelton begins Jan. 10

    CANNELTON - Beginning Jan. 10, North Spencer Alternative Education Center will offer free GED class at the Cotton Mill Apartments in Cannelton.

    The class will be held every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Cotton Mill conference room, Adam Street entrance. The class is free for adults 18 years of age or older. To register for the class call (812) 686-0430.

  • State police investigate theft of telephone wire

    ST. MEINRAD - Indiana State Police Detective Christopher Cecil is investigating the theft of telephone wire from Perry Spencer Communications, located at 11877 E. State Road 62 near St. Meinrad.

    According to Cecil, Daren Brown, plant manager at the utility, reported that someone had removed $326.38 worth of wire. It's not known exactly when the theft occurred. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at (800) 742-7475.

  • Perry Central receiving money from Alcoa

    NEWBURGH ' Seven area nonprofit organizations are benefiting from the good work done by employees at Alcoa Warrick Operations through the Community Chest Program.

    The Community Chest was created this year when Alcoa added $5 to the chest for each viable employee suggestion. The suggestions have created more than $30,000 in the fund including $10,000 being invested today in support of the good work going on in the community.