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  • GRANDVIEW – Grandview Aluminum Products Inc. has been asked to participate in filming a set of televised promotional clips that will be aired May 9 through May 12 on the Golf Channel during The Players Championship Sawgrass tournament.

    The casting foundry has been manufacturing aluminum and bronze dedication and memorial plaques since 1965. Over the last several years, the Grandview-based foundry has produced the tournament-winner plaques that adorn the Circle of Champions wall located at Sawgrass.

  • In July 2012, Cub Scout Pack 192 took a trip to Marengo Cave.

    Picture here in front of the Dripstone Trail entrance are, from the left, Matt Aders, Johnathon Sims, Taylor Sturgeon, Daniel Scott, Devante Harris, Ashton Mahaney, Jacob Roesch and future scout C.J. Morton.

  • Oakwood Health Campus hosted a volunteer-recognition event to honor those who give their time and talents to others in the community. The theme for this year was the “Hollywood Walk Of Fame…Our Volunteers Are Stars.”

  • PERRY COUNTY – We The Youth of Perry County is currently taking applications for the 2013-14 program year. We The Youth of Perry County is a leadership program for students who will be freshman for the upcoming school year. 
    The program includes a variety of activities including a kickoff retreat and monthly meetings. The meetings are usually conducted from 6 to 8:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Some of this year’s topics will include government, community involvement, Perry County history, a mock court and values and decisions.

  • TELL CITY – The tenants of Twilight Towers met April 17 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    April birthdays were Ruth Loney, Enid Kessner, Charlotte Ward, Donnie Steen, Grover Gray, Alice Alvey, Leoma Welsh, Helen Stiles, Annie Tate, Marty Oberhausen, Peg Hawhee, Elizabeth Simpson, Rose Zeigelgruber, Annie Applegate and Violet Lawhorne.
    Because an annual yard sale is scheduled for May 11, there will be no monthly dinner for the tenants or public entertainment in May. Information on the June public entertainment will be available at a later date.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Forms for the annual luminary service during the Perry County Relay for Life are now available.
    The service will be held at 9 p.m. June 8 at Perry Central schools during the Relay event. Forms will be available at all German American locations in Tell City and in future issues of the News. They can be returned to Pam Krygielka at 6971 Alamo Road, Tell City, IN 47586. For more information, call Krygielka at 836-2712.

  • Cub Scouts Pack 192 held its annual Pine-wood Derby Race April 14. Winners, from left, are Matt Aders, first place; Wyatt Krelein, second place, and Daniel Scott, third place.

  • People who graduated March 26 from the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Class posed for a photo.

    Pictured from the left are Wesley Graves, Christina Graves, Travis Sommer, Joanna Sommer, Ray Sabelhaus, Brigitte Voyles, Alex Betz, Brittany Betz and Sandy Cross. Not present for the picture was Kim Hawkins. The class is presented every spring and fall. For information about the next class, contact Bill Reid at 608-2130. The class is sponsored by the Troy United Methodist Church.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Knights of Columbus held its state convention in Indianapolis April 26, 27 and 28. Attending from the Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 were Gene Hurm, Clarence Franchville and Dan Goble.
    Hurm was re-elected to Indiana State Council Warden and Franchville was reappointed to Indiana State Council District Deputy 36.
    The featured speaker at the banquet was Carl Erskine, a baseball player who was a part of the Brooklyn Dodgers team in the 1950s.

  • Emma and Eli Bauer will compete in a national pageant later this year in Louisville, Ky., after placing in the Indiana Hoosier Queen of the CommonWealth pageant held in April.

    Emma was named the 2013 Humanitarian Indiana Hoosier Queen of the CommonWealth. She earned this title by donating more than 1,600 items to local animal shelters. Eli was crowned 2013 Master of the Indiana Hoosier Queen of the CommonWealth. The brother and sister are the children of Teresa and David Baur.

  • Mary Thrasher, center, celebrated her upcoming 90th birthday with a party at Evangelical United Church of Christ April 13. Her daughter, Karen Marcroft of Mountain View, Calif., behind Mary, and her niece Aleta Best of Sterling Va., right, traveled to Tell City to help Mary celebrate.

  • SPENCER COUNTY – Nearly 100 Lincoln Hills Development Corp. employees and volunteers participated in a Bridges Out of Poverty workshop last month. The workshop is based on a book by DeVol, Payne and Smith, which discusses challenges faced by low income Americans and the hidden rules of economic class.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Kiwanis Club is selling discounted Coke products and barbecue for a fundraiser, just in time for Memorial Day and graduation celebrations.
    Orders are being taken for Boston butts prepared by Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit at the cost of $30. It feeds between 20 and 25 people. Half orders are also available at $15; these orders feed 10 to 12 people.

  • SALEM – Friends and family are invited to help Opal Foertsch celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. EDT Saturday, May 11 at the Salem-Washington County Senior Center, 1705 North Shelby St., Salem.
    Opal’s daughters, Jackie and Suzanne, will host the open house birthday party and invite everyone to stop by and wish Opal a happy birthday. She has requested no gifts.

  • Katelyn Hoesli, daughter of Steven and Casey Hoesli of Tell City, won the title first runner up in the Indiana 2013 Supreme Queen baby division. Hoesli’s picture, seen in the first picture below and taken by Debra’s Studio in Tell City, was also the winner of Indiana’s 2013 Supreme Queen most photogenic.

  • Nancy Etienne, community sales representative with Medi Home Care, met with the residents at Oakwood Health Campus to share health tips and new products on the market to better assist them when they return home.

    Health News With Nancy is offered monthly as part of the Lifelong Learning Program held for the residents on the Transitional Care neighborhood at Oakwood Health Campus.

  • Trilogy Health Services holds a quarterly theme dinner for residents in each of its campuses through the year. Recently, the mystery theme dinner unfolded clues throughout the week and ended with a dinner and the arrest of the jewel thief responsible for stealing the Oakwood Jewels. 

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Eighth District American Legion Junior Auxiliary meeting was held at St. Meinrad Legion Post 366 April 14. President Emma Hassfurther opened the meeting at 1:15 p.m. Flags were presented by Ethan Hassfurther and Christopher Lange. The opening prayer was read by Emily Lange, followed by members reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

  • FAIRFIELD, Ill. – Kathy Clayton of Tell City has been named the new chief financial officer of Fairfield Memorial Hospital.

    Clayton takes to Fairfield 28 years of experience earned from Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City, which is similar in size to Fairfield Memorial.
    “After 28 years in the same facility, I was ready for a change with new challenges,” Clayton said. “I enjoy the hospitality of a small community and when I saw this opportunity present itself, I knew it would be the perfect place to transition to.”

  • DOOLITTLE MILLS — The 2012 Doolittle Mills Cemetery fund report has been released for 2012.
    People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2012 were:
    Roger Ball & family, $100; Shirley Mitchell, $50; Charolette McKim, $50; Eugene & Lora McKim, $20; Gerald En-low, $200; Russell Johnson $40; Norma Thompson, $200; Frances Belcher, $50; Frances Wells, $75; Eva Underhill (CD), $11.77; Nova Sturgeon, $100; Nolan Lynch Family, $25; and Herschel DuPont (CD), $32.36.
    Contributions for 2012... $954.13
    Expenses.................$580