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  • Second annual Schweizer Fest archery contest Aug. 3

    TELL CITY – The second annual indoor-outdoor archery tournament will take place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 3 at Tell City Junior-Senior High School.

    Participants of all ages are welcome. The competition will be divided into various styles of archery. There will be a National Archery in the Schools Program division, with elementary, middle-school and high-school classes. National Field Archery Association freestyle and hunter freestyle will have two divisions, both shooting 30 arrows from a distance of 20 yards.

  • Reunions, July 25

    Aders family
    BRISTOW – The Riley and Martha Aders family will meet for a reunion Sunday at the St. Isidore Hall near Bristow.
    Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    For more information, contact Diana Scott at 836-4620.

    Patmore family
    SANTA CLAUS – The Patmore family reunion will be held Aug. 3 at Sam and Amy Busler’s home, 398 S. Start Drive in Santa Claus.

  • Cannelton Council increases property taxes

    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Common Council voted at a regular meeting to adopt a cumulative capital development fund that will add five cents to property-tax bills for each $100 of assessed value.

    Mayor Mary Snyder said the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance authorizes cities to implement such funds to recoup revenues lost when property-tax caps known as circuit breakers went into effect.

  • SonShine preschool sets open house for Wednesday

    EVANSTON – SonShine Early Learning Ministry invites the public to their preschool open house and registration from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the school, off Indiana 545 west of New Boston.
    If you are interested in enrolling your 3 to 5 year old in a Christian pre-school program and would like to meet the new preschool teacher, plan to attend this event.
    The preschool class meets from noon to 3:15 p.m. Monday through Friday and the junior pre-school class meets from 8 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

  • Fitness Games set Schweizer Fest week

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Fitness Games, a competition to find out who the fittest people in Perry County are, will be held Aug. 9-11.

    The first of six events will be weightlifting – squat, bench press and dead lifts – 6-9 p.m. Aug. 9 at New Directions and Tell City High School’s weight room.

    The second event will be the hundreds, which includes double unders, sit-ups, air squats and pushups, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 9 in the street outside New Directions.

  • Tots Lots preschool enrollment info

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool has begun enrollment for the 2013-14 school year. For a child to be eligible for the Wednesday-Thursday-Friday session, they must be 4 years old by Aug. 1, 2012. This session will run from 8 to 11:30 a.m.
    The 3-year-old class is full.

  • Cannelton high school students receive supply lists for 2013-14 year

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Junior-Senior High School has released the supply list for students preparing to enter sixth through 12th grades.
    They are as follows:

  • Memorial Hospital receives VHA leadership award for clinical excellence

    JASPER – VHA Inc., a national health-care network, has given Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center a 2013 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence, honoring the hospital for achieving national performance standards for clinical quality, safety and patient experience.
    VHA is a national network of more than 1,350 nonprofit hospital systems and 72,000 non-acute facilities that work together to achieve new levels of clinical performance and operational efficiency.

  • Zoar Mosquito Fest set for Aug. 2-3

    ZOAR – The 41st annual Zoar Mosquito Fest will be Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 at the Zoar Picnic Grounds. The opening ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. and be followed by the Southern Indiana Wiffleball Tourney. The event is a double-elimination tourney with each team playing at least one game Aug. 2. To enter a team or for more information, call (812) 779-7787.

  • Odd pickle

    Carter Fleck, 8, and his sister, Rheyse, 6, show off a cucumber that likely began as two fruits but fused and grew as one. They called it a Siamese cucumber. It was found growing in the garden of their neighbor, Albert and Mary Denning of St. Meinrad.