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  • TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City is now open for the 2012 summer season and has openings for public swimming lessons.
    Lessons start Tuesday and will be from 10 to 10:30 a.m. or 6 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The program will run for four weeks – lessons will be skipped the week of the Fourth of July – and conclude July 11.
    Cost is $40 for the first child, $35 for the second child, etc.

  • A ribbon cutting was held April 26 to celebrate the Southern Indiana Resource Solutions remodeling of their facility at 31st and Tell Streets in Tell City. 

  • TELL CITY – The monthly meeting of the Twilight Towers Tenant Council convened May 16 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    May birthdays were Marie Collins, Nancy Lyons, Justin Baysinger, Mary Holpp, Omia Linne, Mag Karney, Raymond Greathouse, Loretta Schroeder, McKinley Roberts, Kathleen Ludwig, Joyce Richardt, Betty Kessans, Cheryl Tanzy, Ambrose Richardt and Lester Solbrig.

  • TELL CITY – A class of William Tell Elementary School sixth-graders recently received a high marking from the “We the People” program.

  • TELL CITY – Ponderosa Steakhouse invites the community to support Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program during a fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ponderosa.

    The restaurant will donate 10 percent of each purchase that evening to the RSVP program. Those dining Tuesday must present a fundraiser flyer or mention RSVP to the cashier to donate.

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  • ANTA CLAUS – The Southern Indiana Republicans of Dubois, Perry and Spencer counties will host a golf scramble June 19 at the Christmas Lake Golf Course.

    Shotgun start is set for 12:30 p.m.

    Cost is $100 for a single person registration and hole sponsorships are available for $100. Players will receive tee gifts, proximity prizes, team plaques, door prizes, on-course refreshments and an award dinner.

    For more information, contact Tom McCart at 547-6156 or (812) 457-7709.

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  • PERRY COUNTY – Tell City American Legion Post 213 Honor Guard provides military services for departed soldiers and veterans as well as color guards for patriotic events. On Memorial Day, they will visit local cemeteries to honor those who have served in the armed forces.
    Anyone interested in joining the Post 213 honor guard should call the post home at 547-8201.

  • LEOPOLD – Perry Central FFA livestock and dairy judging teams competed in a district contest April 26. In the dairy judging competition, the team of Melissa Hagedorn, Cathryn Peter and Luke Hilgenhold placed ninth.
    Individually, Luke Hilgenhold placed first in the competition, winning district. Hilgenhold will also compete at state competition Saturday at Purdue.

  • Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed on active duty, will be held throughout the area Sunday and Monday.
    Services will be conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939, Tell City American Legion Post 213, Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142 of Cannelton and St. Meinrad American Legion Post 366, in conjunction with post auxiliar-ies and Sons of the American Legion.
    Memorial services will consist of a brief ritual, eulogy, prayers, placing of memorial wreaths, a three-volley salute and a sounding of taps.

  • TELL CITY – Learning to make delicious jams and jellies is a simple process and Purdue Extension can help.
    Jammin with Purdue Extension is a hands-on workshop that will help you learn all the basics of how to safely preserve those juicy fruits. Scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 30, the workshop will be held at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The cost is only $5 per person.
    Everyone who participates will take home a jar of sweet spread along with all the knowledge needed to make more.

  • About 35 St. Paul Catholic Church members volunteered Saturday to spread a tractor-trailer of mulch at Joe Schaeffer Park and the Kids Kreation Playground. The event was to celebrate Earth Day. Two semi-truck loads of mulch was available to the group, who spread the mulch and cleaned up the park.

  • Five generations of the Bryant family gathered recently for a picture. From left, mother Brittany Howes hold son Zelan as grandmother Kelly Jones holds Zelan’s brother, Riley. Next to them are great-grandmother Barbara Durbin and great-great-grandmother Hazel Bryant.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City and Perry Central marching bands are teaming up to host the first Two Bands-One Goal 5k Fun Run-Walk June 2 at Legion Field in Tell City.
    Check in will begin at 7 a.m. and the run-walk will start at 8. This is a “fun” run-walk with no official times given or age-group prizes scheduled. However, there will be several drawings and the top male and female runners will receive priz-es.

  • TELL CITY – Indiana started the Twenty-first Century Scholars program in 1990 to ensure that every student can afford a college education. Income-eligible seventh and eighth graders who enroll in the program and fulfill a pledge of good citizenship are guaranteed the cost of four years of college tuition at any participating public college or university in Indiana.

  • LEOPOLD – Perry Central High School will host its spring musical, “Cinderella,” Friday and Saturday in the school’s cafetorium.
    The musical will be a combination of the Walt Disney and the Roger and Hammerstein versions of the classic fairy tale to make a one hour performance time.
    The show starts at 7 p.m. both nights and tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students at the door. Children 5 years and under get in for free.
    The Perry Central band will also sell concessions during both nights.

  • CANNELTON – The Women’s Travel Club held its annual dinner meeting at the Patio April 18.

    Seven members plus four guests, Larry Schank, Jim Mason, Dan Goble and Tom Busam, gathered to hear Margaret Schank’s guest speaker, Joan Goble, tell the group about her March 2011 trip to Alaska to attend a teachers’ conference.
    The focus of her presentation was the Iditarod. Goble showed slides of scenery taken en route to the opening ceremonies and slides and videos of the ceremonies and the start of the race.