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  • 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.

  • 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.