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  • 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.

  • Tell City High School Class of 1967 members gathered for their 45th reunion Aug. 11.

  • The story of a red and white pioneer dress from the Rhodes family was provided to the News by Molly Hall.

    CANNELTON – In the 1960s, Nora Al-sop Rhodes made a pioneer-style dress for her great-granddaughter, Kathy Rhodes Briggeman. The dress was complete with a bonnet and bloomers for a little girl to wear. The material Nora used to make the dress was material once used for a feed sack.

  • TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers monthly tenant meeting was held Sept. 19 and was chaired by President Joyce Richardt.
    The September birthdays were Hugh Judge, Cathy Robbins, Ida Mae Hafele, Helen Spencer, Doretta Mullis, Gus Kuhner, Faye Foretsch, Eulalia Flamion, Olivia Leistner, Norman Freeman and Angie Braunecker.
    The group thanks everyone who attended the Christmas bazaar Sept. 15 to make it a big success. The raffle winners were Eulalia Flamion, the big quilt; Rita Goffinet, the baby quilt, and Irene Miller, the quilt rack.

  • TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ’s annual fall bazaar will be held Saturday at the church.
    An old-fashioned breakfast of homemade biscuits, gravy, fried potatoes, sausage patties, eggs, toast and fresh jelly and jam will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. A country store featuring baked goods, fresh and canned items, candies and crafts will also be available.

  • Regina Schaefer was the winner of the St. Paul Catholic Church August quilt raffle. The quilt was pieced by Jean Blue and was quilted by St. Paul Quilters.

  • In 1962, Margaret (May) Schank won the prettiest dress for Cannelton’s 125th anniversary celebration of the Sisters of the Swish.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Teen Advisory Group is a 20-member advisory panel which was formed 8 years ago to ensure the ongoing development of teen services, materials and programming at the library, to attract teens to the library, and to get their input regarding ways to meet the needs of teens in the community.

  • CANNELTON – To kick off Cannelton’s celebration of its 175th anniversary and annual Heritage Fest, the city will host a parade at 2 p.m. Sunday.
    Line up will begin at 1 p.m. on Old Highway 237. Categories for the parade include commercial, band, civic and community. Certificates will be given to all participants and awards will be presented for first, second and third place in each category. For safety reasons, the community asks that candy be handed out to children, not thrown from floats.

  • CANNELTON – For Cannelton’s 175th anniversary and annual Heritage Fest, an old-time fashion show will be held at 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Covered Wagon following the Miss Heritage Fest pageant.
    Men, women and children of all ages are invited to participate in the event by dressing in period clothing from the 1800s to the 1960s.
    Categories are best lady, best girl, best man, best boy, oldest participant and who traveled the most distance.