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  • Community News, May 24

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Legion honor guard volunteers needed

    PERRY COUNTY – Tell City American Legion Post 213 Honor Guard provides military services for departed soldiers and veterans as well as color guards for patriotic events. On Memorial Day, they will visit local cemeteries to honor those who have served in the armed forces.
    Anyone interested in joining the Post 213 honor guard should call the post home at 547-8201.

  • ‘Power of the Purse’ Marketplace support Imagination Library

    TELL CITY – With the temperature in the low 50s, 20 local vendors braved the cold to offer a wide variety of items ranging from jewelry to antiques to artwork at the United Way’s Power of the Purse Marketplace event April 21 hosted by Oakwood Health Campus. 

    The event raised more than $900 for the United Way’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library, an early literacy program co-sponsored by the Perry County Junior Women. The Marketplace was also sponsored this year by Maurice’s and Fifth Third Bank.

  • Tom and Irene Damin

    Tom and Irene Damin of Tell City will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, May 24, 2012.

    Mr. Damin married the former Irene Early May 24, 1952, at the old St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City.

  • Scherer – Weber

    Rebecca Crystal Scherer and Bernard Adam Weber announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Bruce and Patricia Scherer of Evanston. She is a 2011 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and is employed with Jasper Rubber Products.
    Mr. Weber is the son of Bernard and Sherrie Weber of Chrisney. He is a 2010 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and is employed with Jasper Engine and Transmission.
    The wedding is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2012, at Lincoln Boyhood Chapel in Lincoln City.

  • Donation honors veterans

     Mark Brasseur donated most of his hair Monday to Locks of Love and while helping children with hair loss he also honored the memory of veterans. Brasseur said he grew his hair for three years and said his donation was made in honor of Preston Robert Jones, a close friend who served for 21 years in the U.S. Army. Jones died last September. He also honored the memory of his uncle, Roger Aubery, who served in the U.S. Marines in the 1960s. “I also did it for all veterans, past and present,” he said. All About You Salon’s Vicki Gebhard did the honors.

  • Donation honors veterans
  • Genet – Schmidt

    Dana Genet and Edward Schmidt of Cincinnati, Ohio, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

  • Jam workshop Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Learning to make delicious jams and jellies is a simple process and Purdue Extension can help with a 6:30 p.m. workshop Wednesday at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. Cost is $5 per person. 

    Registration deadline is Friday and the class size is limited. To register, call the Perry County Extension Office at 547-7084 or send e-mail to bhagedor@purdue. edu.

  • Ellspermann chosen by Pence for running mate

    FERDINAND – Republican nominee for governor Mike Pence introduced District 74 State Rep. Sue Ellspermann as his running mate at a rally in her hometown of Ferdinand Monday.

    Elected in 2012, Ellspermann was seeking re-election this year but will instead vie with Pence for the state’s two highest elected positions.