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  • Birthdays

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    January 9

  • Gerald and Barbara Yackle

    Gerald and Barbara Yackle of Tell City will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at The Depot in Tell City.

    Gerald and the former Barbara Sims were married Jan. 25, 1975.

    They have a son, Jeremy Yackle of Corydon; a daughter, Julie Holtzman of Tell City, and two grandchildren.

    Gerald retired from Alcoa and Barb is employed at County-wide Animal Clinic.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend the open house. The couple requests no gifts.

  • James – Cronin

    Cassandra James and Troy Cronin of Leopold were united in marriage Oct. 11, 2014, during an afternoon ceremony at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.

    The bride is the daughter of Greg and Pam Krygielka and Darin and Sharon James, all of Tell City.

    The groom is the son of Valerie Cronin and Rob and Deb Cronin, all of Tell City.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents in the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Brian Esarey.

  • Goal realized

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  • Commissioners hope to see large turnout at public visioning event

    PERRY COUNTY – The next phase of a Perry County Comprehensive Planning Project is a public visioning workshop scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Perry Central High School.

  • Dual-bicentennial display

    A display commemorating the bicentennials of Indiana and Perry County is on view in the lobby of the courthouse.

    Sponsored by Waupaca, the right side is a county-shaped puzzle whose last piece was carried to the Schergens Center and added to the display at the end of a 200-mile relay race. The race was part of the local celebration Nov. 1 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

    Participants in that event signed the back of the structure.

    The county marked its 200-year anniversary in 2014 and the state’s will be observed in 2016.

  • Tri Kappa to offer variety of scholarships to graduating area students

    PERRY COUNTY – The state Tri Kappa organization will award a variety of $1,000 scholarships to college students throughout Indiana in the spring.

    Debra Neyhouse, vice president and scholarship chair of the Epsilon Omega Chapter in Tell City, is currently seeking applicants for the following:

    • Twelve academic scholarships will be awarded and additional at large scholarships could be awarded dependent upon the funds available.

  • Purdue Extension, Perry Central FFA to offer ag workshops

    PERRY COUNTY – The public is invited to join Sara Dzimianski, extension educator for agriculture and natural resources and the Perry County FFA for a series of winter agriculture workshops coming up in the new year.

    Topics will include the U.S. Farm Bill, farm succession planning, pond management, beekeeping and more.

    Jan. 26 will be Perry County’s Extension Night and annual meeting.

    The event had been set for Nov. 17 but was snowed out. It will be held in the Perry Central Community School Cafetorium.

  • Perry County Professionals to meet Jan. 14

    PERRY COUNTY – The next meeting of the Perry County Professionals group will be Wednesday, Jan. 14, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Post in Tell City.

    Perry County Professionals is a group of individuals who network and communicate about the community and the organizations and businesses with which they are associated with. Everyone is invited. This will be a dinner meeting so take your appetite, organizers urge. News Editor Vince Luecke will be the host.

  • New county-council faces

    Newly seated County Auditor Pam Goffinet records minutes during a county-council meeting Monday that also featured new Councilmen Danny Bolin, second from left, and John Taylor, far right.

    Issues discussed at the meeting included a salary-ordinance amendment and appointments to a number of boards.

    Between Bolin and Taylor are Council President Steve Goodson and Councilwoman Dianne Rudolph.