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  • Schreiber Family Charities recently donated $1,000 in memory of Charlie Tuggle to the William Tell Anti-Bullying program. (Click photo to enlarge.)

  • PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers in Perry County to recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2013 Relay For Life event. Cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders and anyone wanting to make a difference are invited to participate.

  • Community members and families gathered at Old National Bank on Main Street in Tell City Sept. 30 for the annual March of Dimes March for Babies. Two ambassador families from Perry and Spencer counties addressed the crowd before the walk down Main Street.

  • Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City held its annual Hometown Heroes celebration Sept. 26 to recognize members of the community who were everyday heroes. The small crowd gathered were given a free meal prepared by Oakwood’s cooking staff as Sarah Maddox presented heroes with their awards.

  • LEWISPORT, Ky. – The Emmick Plantation House, a historic state landmark in Lewisport, will officially open its doors for tours and private events Saturday.

  • BIRDSEYE – Everyone is welcome to take their Dutch oven cookware, supplies, ingredients and setup for a friendly competition at Patoka’s Autumn Getaway 10th annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
    Registration begins at noon. Cooking will begin at 12:30 p.m. and dishes will be judged upon completion. All culinary skill levels from beginner to advanced are welcome to try their hand as Dutch-oven chef. For more information regarding the rules of this competition or Patoka’s special event, call (812) 685-2447.

  • Fourth-grader Daniel Applegate’s hand-drawn picture of the Myers Grade School Building in Cannelton (first picture) earned him first place in the school’s coloring contest held during Cannelton’s 175th anniversary celebrations.

  • Bloody Ridge to offer scares through October
    CANNELTON – Bloody Ridge Haunted Trail will return to the Perry County in October at Buddy’s Tire Shop, 6032 Scotch Pine Road in Cannelton.
    The trail will be open Friday through Sunday, Oct. 26 and 27, and Oct. 30 and 31. Admission is $5 and gates open at 6 p.m. each night. Concessions will be available. For more information, call 547-0943 pt 608-1339.

  • TELL CITY – The Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. will present its 10th theatrical production Nov. 9-11 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,” “Nuncrackers,” and “Nunsense II: The Second Coming.”

  • ROME — The Rome Volunteer Fire Department announces the winners of their raffle.
    The following will be listed by donor, prize and winner.

  • CANNELTON – The first Miss Heritage Fest Pageant will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Covered Wagon.
    Contestants

  • Bryce Faulkenberg, left, and Rafe Garrett, fifth graders at Cannelton Elementary School, assist in sprucing up the Myers’ Grade School playground in preparation for the upcoming Cannelton 175th anniversary celebration.

  • TELL CITY – The Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. will present its 10th theater production Nov. 9-11 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,” “Nuncrackers,” and “Nunsense II: The Second Coming.”

  • Cannelton Sewer Pipe Co. drivers posing for an awards photo in 1960.

  • Audrey and Kennedy Bauer of Tell City pose in front of the attendance signs at the Twinsburg Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, held Aug. 3-5.

    The girls, the daughters of Dominic and Mandy Bauer, won third place medals in “Most Alike Females” in the 5-6 year age category. For more information about the annual festival of twins, visit www.twinsdays.org.

  • Audrey and Kennedy Bauer of Tell City pose in front of the attendance signs at the Twinsburg Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, held Aug. 3-5.

    The girls, the daughters of Dominic and Mandy Bauer, won third place medals in “Most Alike Females” in the 5-6 year age category. For more information about the annual festival of twins, visit www.twinsdays.org.

  • CANNELTON – The annual Heritage Festival will officially kick off Saturday in Cannelton with the Save Our History 5K run at 8 a.m. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and cost is $20 per person. The first Miss Heritage Fest Pageant will follow at 10 a.m. at the Covered Wagon. Entry fee is $3 for those attending the pageant.

  • This picture represents the first athletic team to ever play under the name of Perry Central.

    These 1962-63 Commodores went undefeated and won the Blue River Athletic Conference Title. In the front from the left are Larry LaGrange, Wayne Ransome, Paul Harpenau, Doug Galey, Nolan James and Marty LaGrange. In the second row are Principal Owen Lynch, Larry Flannagan, J.B. Etienne, Paul Donnelly, Charles James, Don Quinlin, Jack Riddle, Phil Etienne and Coach Joe LaGrange.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Faulkenburg-Newton family reunion was held at the Patoka Lake shelter house Sept. 16.

  • The family of Betty (Smith) Sprinkle held a reunion Aug. 5 at the Comfort Inn Suites in Brownsburg.