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  • IHTC kickoff to be a carnival

    TELL CITY – Entertainment, games and food await the community as Perry County’s participation in the Indiana Hometown Competitiveness Program nears a public kickoff.

    A carnival-style program is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. Tony Hollinden, Larry Peter and the boys will perform, as will Twila Brown, the 2011 Shoot for the Stars winner.

  • Solemn Remembrance of Sept. 11, 2001

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  • Church News, Sept. 15

    Holy Cross to host annual flea market Sunday
    ST. CROIX – The Holy Cross Catholic Church in St. Croix will host its annual huge flea market from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17.
    The market will include antiques, collectibles, books, clothing, household items, baby furniture, crafts and more.
    Produce, baked goods and homemade jellies will also be sold and the annual huge raffle will be held.

  • Mount Zion Christian Church to hold 176th homecoming Sunday

    SANTA CLAUS – Mount Zion Christian Church of Santa Claus will hold its annual homecoming Sunday at the church.
    The guest speaker for the morning service will be Brother Delbert Gray. Gray and his wife, Kaye, reside in Memphis. He is a graduate of Louisville Bible College and holds a bachelor’s degree in ministry and completed his master’s degree at LBC.

  • EUCC bazaar set for Oct. 1

    TELL CITY – The annual Evangelical United Church of Christ bazaar will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 in fellowship hall.
    The bazaar will be an old fashion breakfast with homemade biscuits and sausage gravy, German fried potatoes, scrambled eggs, toast, sausage patties, coffee and orange juice available.
    There will also be a country store featuring homemade baked items, candy, canned fruit and vegetables, relish, jellies, pickles and craft items.
    The public is invited to attend.

  • Brown wins 2011 Shoot for the Stars

    By KEVIN KOELLING, Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Twila Brown prevailed over the two remaining competitors who performed Friday to take top honors in this year’s Shoot for the Stars contest.

    Sponsored by the Tell City Regional Arts Association, the vocal-talent shows began in May, with elimination rounds occurring during each month’s Music in the Park event.

  • Pastor returns to city after 28 years

    TELL CITY – Ben Rake and his wife of 46 years, Linda, began serving Tell City Community Christian Church, 821 10th St., Tell City Aug. 21. The Rakes recently moved from Winchester, Ky., where they had served Forest Grove Christian Church for 10 years and earlier, Belmont Church of Christ for 17 years. In 1982 and 1983, the Rakes had served at Tell City Church of Christ.

  • Community Events, Sept. 15

    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.

  • Libraries adapting to new circulation system

    By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – The Tell City-Perry County Public Library Board started the evening of Sept. 7 by opening the floor to anyone with concerns, questions or comments on the library’s proposed budget for 2012. No members of the public were present, and the board moved on to the regular meeting.

    Both the Tell City-Perry County and Cannelton public libraries switched to the state Evergreen circulation system at the end of August, and Library Director Larry Oathout reported the change was made without too much trouble.