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  • The Tell City High School Class of 1950 gathered Sept. 7 at Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City for a class reunion.

    Pictured in the front from the left are Sharon Heitkemper Caulfield, Ruth Kellems Peter, Beula Malone James, Eula Malone Smith and Mary L. Parker Poehlein. In the second row are Jennie Gramelspacher, Charles Geene, Marietta Klueh Melberg, Jean Montgomery Rust, Marvin Howell, Cecil Mallory and James Johnson.

  • Class members of the Tell City High School Class of 1968 met for their 45th reunion Aug. 10 at the Tell City Legion post.

  • TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella are again collecting baby items or slightly used clothing for St. Elizabeth-Coleman Adoption Center in Indianapolis.
    This year, members are asking for baby clothing or items to be used for infants. They ask that gifts not be wrapped but have a price on each one. Boxes and baskets will be located at the three parishes – St. Paul, St. Michael and St. Pius – until Oct. 20. The items will then be taken to the center in Indianapolis.

  • Editor’s Note: The Friday Book Club will celebrate its 75th anniversary this Friday with a book review and reading at the Tell City Historical Museum. As a part of the celebration, members of the group provided this history of the club to the News.

    TELL CITY – In December 1938, 12 wo-men met to organize a book review club which would “sponsor good reading in our homes and community.” Bylaws were written and officers elected. The first meeting of the Friday Book Club took place the next month.

  • THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center.  3 For All Band will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS
    offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

    TELL CITY AMERICAN LEGION
    hosts bingo games every Tuesday at the post home. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the first game will begin at 7 p.m.

  • TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Resource Solutions Inc. annual corporation meeting was held at the Ramada Inn Conference Center Sept. 19. This year, SIRS celebrates 45 years of continuous, quality services to people with disabilities, organizers said.

  • ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center.  3 For All Band will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

    TELL CITY AMERICAN LEGION
    hosts bingo games every Tuesday at the post home. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the first game will begin at 7 p.m.

  • Perry Central students chose Bryce Lain and Taysia Fulkerson as their homecoming king and queen Oct. 3 during halftime of the varsity football game against West Washington.

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival Committee is accepting vendor applications for its Oct. 12 art festival.
    The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans, and craftsmen are highly encouraged to apply. The festival only accepts booths with handmade or handcrafted items.
    The committee is also accepting food booth applications as well. Booth fees are $25 for nonprofit or church organizations, and $50 for businesses.

  • The Perry Central Class of 1963 held its 50th reunion at Bill and Dave’s Sept. 21.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host its football homecoming ceremony Friday be-fore the game against North Posey.

    Queen candidates

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Buffalo Trace Council began its 34th annual popcorn sale Sept. 28 to support Scouting programs.
    Seventy percent of the sale proceeds stay with the local council and Scout units, a press release stated. The popcorn supplier is Trail’s End, a company located in Van Buren which uses corn grown in Indiana and Illinois.

  • ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their monthly carry-in dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the center. The weekly dance will follow at 7 p.m. Crosswind will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS
    offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • TELL CITY – The seventh annual March of Dimes baby contest was conducted July 13 in conjunction with the Perry County 4-H Fair.

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival Committee is accepting vendor applications for its Oct. 12 art festival. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans and craftsmen are highly encouraged to apply. The festival only accepts booths with handmade or handcrafted items.
    The committee is accepting food-booth applications as well. Booth fees are $25 for nonprofit or church organizations and $50 for businesses.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County News has welcomed a second high-school senior as an intern for the fall semester.

    Jacqueline Trowbridge is a senior at Perry Central High School who will spend her afternoons at the News, working with the paper’s staff, writing news and feature stories and occasional columns. She will also hone her photography skills. She will also do some news and feature writing at the school.

  • ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their monthly carry-in dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the center. The weekly dance will follow at 7 p.m. Crosswind will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will host its annual fall bazaar Oct. 5 beginning at 7:30 a.m.
    A breakfast consisting of homemade biscuits, gravy and fried potatoes with side orders of eggs, sausage, coffee and juice will be available from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.
    A country store with baked items, homemade candies and jams will be open. This year will feature some local vendors with floral arrangements, wreaths, Tupperware, handmade purses, scarves and hats, and some woodworking items.
    All are invited and encouraged to attend.

  • PERRY COUNTY – In celebration of Teen Read Week Oct. 13 through Oct. 19, the unofficial “Hunger Games Young Adult Survival Skills Program” will be presented at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch.
    From 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Creek Stewart, who lives in Anderson and owns Wilderness Survival School, or one of his primitive skills instructors will teach young adults 10 to 18 years of age survival skills based on the strategies from the Hunger Games series.

  • The Dale High School class of 1948 held its 65th reunion Sept. 9 at the Chateau Restaurant in Mariah Hill. 

    Pictured in the front row, from the left, are Jean Meyer, Louise Poth, Shelby Schnuck, Claude Boehm, Betty Roos, Peggy Lovell, Kathryn Meyer, June Hile, Pat Koch, and Virginia Blue.  In the back are: Anna Hartley, Pauleen Kern, Opel Minor, Jim Roessler, Jim Roos, Betsey Aders, Lee Ringeman, Dorothy Elliott, Leon Kordes, Bill Wedeking and Merle Kendall.