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  • TELL CITY – Roy and Chris Pickler, who were contestants on the NBC hit TV show, “The Biggest Loser,” will be available to talk one-on-one at EverBody’s Fun & Fitness Center Nov. 28.
    Consultations will be $25 for 30-minute time slots. Get the chance to ask questions about what they learned firsthand on the ranch with their coaches and other diet and fitness professionals.
    Since the show, the couple have made a life of traveling and speaking to others who are wanting to start this weight-loss journey themselves.

  • TELL CITY – A birthday celebration for former Indiana Gov. Ed Whitcomb will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall of the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

  • The students and families of William Tell Elementary grew a community garden this summer.

  • TELL CITY – The Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. will present its 10th theater production Friday through Sunday at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. The production “Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Nunsense Jamboree” is one in a series of “Nunsense” musicals written by Dan Goggin.  Tri Kappa previously presented “Nunsense,” “Nun-crackers,” and “Nunsense II: The Second Coming.”

  • TELL CITY – A benefit for Debbie Cronin will be held Nov. 24 at the Tell City American Legion Post. The event will include a dinner, silent and live auctions, a dance and karaoke.
    Admission price is $10 per person and will include dinner, a door prize and entertainment. Doors will open at 4 p.m. The silent auction will run from 4 to 7 p.m. and those entering must be present to win.

  • DERBY – The 2011 report for St. Mary’s Cemetery in Derby has been re-leased.
    People donating to the cemetery fund during 2011 were:

  • Ribbon cutting for Greenhouse & Bouquets Thursday
    TELL CITY – A ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of The Greenhouse & Bouquets will be held at noon Thursday at the business’ location, 2145 N. Main Street in Tell City.
    There will also be an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will include refreshments and tours.

    Bookmobile auction ends Saturday

  • TELL CITY – Kelly George and Melody Hedinger of Skinsations Esthetician Salon and Boutique were recently awarded a trip to Great Barrington, Mass., to meet Jane Iredale of Jane Iredale Cosmetics. The mineral makeup promotes healthy skin and is the No. 1 recommended cosmetic by dermatologists and plastic surgeons, according to George and Hedinger.
     

  • TELL CITY – Catholic Charities, in conjunction with the Holiday Helpers United program, is once again sponsoring a winter coat giveaway.
    Coats for adults and children are currently available at the Catholic Charities office.  Please call 547-0903 for more information.
    Also, new and gently-used coats are currently being collected for this year’s supply at Wal-Mart in Tell City or can be dropped off at Catholic Charities. If your group or organization would like to conduct a coat drive, contact Catholic Charities at 547-0903.

  •  William Tell Elementary and Tell City Junior High School students participated in International Walk to School in the USA Day Oct. 3. The schools had more than 250 students walk this year from the Tell City branch of the Perry County Public Library to school. Staff and teachers welcomed family members, community members and Tell City Wellness to participate in the walk.

  • TELL CITY – The Daughters of the American Revolution Lafayette Spring and the Perry County Public Library will host author Eddie Price as he promotes his new boos, “Widder’s Landing.”

    This meeting of DAR will be open to the public so everyone has the opportunity to learn what life was like living in the Ohio Valley during the War of 1812.

  • The Perry Central High School Class of 1977 gathered at the Patio Steak House Oct 6 to celebrate their 35th class reunion.

  • When Ansley Rose Fox was born, she became the fifth generation for the Thorpe, Gelarden and Hagedorn families.

  • TELL CITY – A Christmas open host will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Twilight Towers dining room, 1648 10th St., Tell City.

  • CANNELTON – Winners of the first Miss Heritage Fest pageant held Oct. 13 at the Covered Wagon in Cannelton are as follows:
    Little Miss category ages 7-9 – Miss Photogenic, Madison Moore; second runner-up, Lydia Cook; first runner-up, Katie Lindsey and queen, Hayley Wroe.
    Miss Pre-Teen category ages 10-12 – Miss Photogenic, Haylea Crandall; second runner-up, Maddie Gray; first runner-up, Matie Robertson and queen Haylea Crandall.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. There will also be a silent auction.
    Several items are up for bid and include a one-night stay for two, a spa session for two and cafe breakfast for two at the West Baden Inn, two one-day passes to Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari, a C & S gas card, a Christmas wreath, a certificate for one dessert each month for one year beginning in January 2013, a necklace and a Longaberger Christmas plate.

  • William Tell Elementary students wore hats Oct. 12 to honor fellow kindergarten student Alexis Dalton, who has acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and who is “a picture of determination and stamina,” according to students and staff. 

  • The winners of the Old Time Fashion Show held Oct. 13 during the Cannelton Heritage Fest are pictured here. Sue Berry of Henderson, Ky., and her faithful friend, Jackson, the winner in the women’s division is not pictured. Linda Coleman traveled the longest distance, attending from Sacramento, Ky. Margaret Schank was the oldest participant, marking her third appearance in Cannelton’s Old Time Fashion Show.

  • TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers monthly tenant meeting was held Oct. 17 with President Joyce Richardts presiding.
    Birthdays in October are Anna Heeke, Jeanetta Sims, Barbara Devillez, Ada Gilmore, Doyle Coultas, Dorothy Grass, Nelda Thompson, Clara Glenn, Fred Deom, Ilean Schmidt, Lois Hartman, Armella Grass, Jennifer Paris and Garnet Hammack.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual holiday bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday. There will also be a silent auction.

    Several items are up for bid and include a one-night stay for two, a spa session for two and cafe breakfast for two at the West Baden Inn, two one-day passes to Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari, a C & S gas card, a Christmas wreath, a certificate for one dessert each month for one year beginning in January 2013, a necklace and a Longaberger Christmas plate.