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  • TELL CITY – Twilight Towers Tenant Association will hold its annual Christmas bazaar Saturday in the dining room starting at 6 a.m.

    A biscuits-and-gravy breakfast will be available as well. A full order will be $2 and a half order will cost $1. Coffee, milk and orange juice will be 50 cents each.

    A bake sale will also be held during the bazaar.

    Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a health fair for all corporation staff members and the community Oct. 30 in the school’s library.

    Doors will open at 6 a.m. for those who would like to have blood work done. Those attending are asked to use the entrance on Fulton Street to enter the building, check in at the office then proceed down the glass hallway to the library on the left.

  • The Daughters of Isabella Nativity Circle 710 held the installation of their officers for the next two years Oct. 1.

    Liz Fallis, the Indiana state regent, from Shelbyville was present to install officers at St. Paul Catholic Church Parish Hall during the regular meeting. Barbara Johnson was the mistress of the ceremony, Carolyn Adkins presented the jewels to the officers as they were installed and Rose Ziegelgruber and Jeanie Labhart served as the marshals.

  • NEW BOSTON – St. John Lutheran Church and Thrivent Financial will host a benefit dinner Sunday for Dakota Boeglin.

    The year-old boy suffers from a rare type of congenital birthmark that has forced him to have multiple surgeries.

    Serving will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church with dinners consisting of pork chops, green beans, creek fries and dessert. There will also be a bake sale.

    The public is invited.

  • TELL CITY – The American Red Cross is sponsoring a project called Totes of Hope to help homeless veterans.
    “Make a difference this Veteran’s Day by supporting a local veteran during the cold winter months,” Red Cross spokesman Todd Edgell said. “Support those who gave their lives to ensure our freedom.”
    Donations of gloves, hats, socks and other basic necessities can be dropped off at Red Cross collection boxes located at Fishers Furniture and Appliances, Orscheln Farm and Home Store, Goody’s and Save-A-Lot in Tell City.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The members of the Epsilon Omega Chapter of Tri Kappa announce their plans for their annual poinsettia sale fundraiser.
    The group will sell red and white 4- and 6-inch potted plants for $6 and $10 each, respectively. In addition, red hanging baskets will be available for $20 each.
    To place an order, contact any Tri Kappa member or call Martha DuPre at 836-2384 or Jean Schulthise at 547-7462. Deliveries will begin Dec. 4.

  • ROME — The Rome Volunteer Fire Dept. drew prizes for its raffle held during its annual hog roast. The following will be listed by donor, prize and winner.

  • William Tell Elementary recognized September as Childhood Cancer Awareness month with several activities.

    Teachers held a door-decorating contest to raise awareness and students and staff wore yellow one day to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, an effort initiated by Emma and Ryan Harding. Any student who donated $1 had his or her name placed on a balloon, which can be seen in the picture behind the two students. The $200 raised went toward the Light the Night Walk team, which includes Emma, Ryan and their mother, Lynnann.

  • President of Alpha Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Debbie Neyhouse, left, welcomes initiate Diane Plassmeyer to the society during an initiation Oct. 12 at Santa’s Lodge in Santa Claus.

    Plassmeyer is a teacher in the Perry Central School Corp. Alpha Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma is a society of women educators.

  • Well-wishes, cards for Larney Greenwood

    TELL CITY – Larney Greenwood returned home last week after a recent stay in the hospital. Well wishes and cards may be sent to him at 1236 Main St., Tell City, IN 47586.
    Larney is the husband of Joyce Greenwood.

  • THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center.  Sweetwater 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 open at 5 p.m. and the first game begins at 7 p.m.

  • ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center.  Sweetwater 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 open at 5 p.m. and the first game begins at 7 p.m.

  • TELL CITY – The United Way of Perry County will sponsor its annual community-wide Youth Day of Caring Nov. 3.
    Junior- and senior-high school age youth from churches, schools, Scout groups, 4-H groups, etc. are invited to assist local nonprofit organizations in the community.

  • CANNELTON – Community-service learning is one of the most enjoyable parts of teaching according to staff at Cannelton’s Myers Grade School. They add the students are able to help others and learn about real life situations as well as use the data to learn in the classroom.

    This year, Jamie Powers’ fourth-grade and Felicia Myers’ fifth-grade classes have teamed up to help support the Perry County Animal Shelter.

  • Logan Flannagan and Clint Waninger were crowned queen and king during homecoming ceremonies held before the Tell City varsity football game again North Posey Oct. 4.

    They were accompanied by the crown carriers Lydia Hollinden and Owen Henrickson.

  • 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.