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  • PHOTOS: Trista Lutgring

  • Katlyn Hughes, left, and Matty Briem pull the winning name of the Perry County Democrats drawing for a $50 gas card at the Perry County 4-H Fair July 14.

    Posing at right are Dianne Rudolph and Zach Despain. The winner of the drawing was Mary K. Thomason of Tobinsport.

  • TELL CITY – The annual Schweizer Fest Pageant for girls ages 9 to 22 will be at 6 p.m. today at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall.

  • TELL CITY – The Schweizer Fest pageant for boys and girls ages 2 to 8 years old will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. and admission is $2 per person.
    Boy candidates in the 2 to 4 year old age group are Connor Sommer, son of Ashley Hill; Kasyn Ingle, son of Kourtney Ingle and Bob Ingle and Kelton Aubrey, son of Ryan and Brandy Aubrey.

    Candidates in the 5 to 8 year old group are August Sommer, son of Ashley Hill, and Curry Parker, son of Beth James and Joe Parker.

  • TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers Tenant Council met July 18 with President Joyce Richardt in charge.
    The July birthdays are Ruth Karney, Linda Peter, Wanda Mullins, Wanda Brown, Wilma Langdon, Patty Spurlock, Mamie Wilson, Ruth Hancock, Ethel Terry, Joy Howell, Mona Howell, Bill Kelsay, Gilbert Foertch, Sherrill Hoosier and Rick Hess.
    There will be a fundraiser breakfast and bake sale starting at 6 a.m. Aug. 11 in the dining room. Biscuits and gravy will be served. A full order will be $2 and a half order will be $1.

  • Five generations of Bob and Ruby Brimm’s family met over the Fourth of July holiday.

    Posing in the front from the left are Ruby Brimm, great-great-grandmother; mother Jacquelyn holding baby Lalya, and great-great-grandfather Bob Brimm. In the back are grandfather Bryan Davis and great grandmother Bev Minto.

  • TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus state deputy Lawrence Fluhr has appointed and approval has been received from the supreme knight Carl Anderson, naming Clarence V. Franchville district deputy for district 36.

    Franchville will direct and report to the state council all activities of the councils in his district, Tell City Council 1172, Newburgh Council 8746, Boonville Council 10257 and Evansville Council 14192.
    He is responsible for the direct link between those councils to the state and supreme council.

  • The Luce Township Class of 1947 met July 13 at the Rockport Inn. Pictured from the left are Kenneth Schessele, Bettye Wilson, Melba Ayer, Wilma Jean Ferguson, Anita Heckel and Gerry Varner.

  • Pictures submitted by Tell City Legion Junior Auxiliary Unit.

  • Youngsters from St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold, as well as other local parishes, enjoyed a week’s worth of activities during vacation Bible school held from June 11 through June 15.

    This year’s theme was Bug Zone. Children from preschool through fifth grade participated in this event.

  • Four generations of Shirley Schaefer’s family gathered recently for a picture. Pictured from the left are Chad Nugent, father of baby Laine Nugent, who is being held by great-grandmother Shirely Schaefer, and grandfather Lloyd Nugent.

  • The Chrisney High School class of 1956 held their reunion June 1 at the Patio in Tell City. There were 17 classmates present.

    Pictured in the front from the left are Ann (Clain) Huser, Marie (Rhodes) Kunard, Charlotte Weber and Marjarie (Taylor) Price. In the second row are Ralph Davis, Ronnie McDowell, Laverne (Hughes) Williams, Ruth (Hall) Terry, Marilyn (Beiler) Horrall, Marjorie (Graham) Mullen and Kenny Phillips. Standing in the back are Robert Link, Jimmy Stevens, Earl Sibrel, Glen Meyer, Loren Atkinson and Dewey Thomas.

  • Grandview School
    GRANDVIEW – The Grandview School reunion will be held at 12:30 p.m. July 15 at the Grandview Civic Center.  Everyone is invited to attend and asked to take a covered dish and any memorabilia you would like to share. 
    For questions and more information, call 649-4434.

  • FERDINAND – The Ferdinand Folk Festival planning committee is making its final push for vendors for the Sept. 15 festival.  The third annual Folk Festival will be free and held at Ferdinand’s 18th Street Park.
    Vendor applications are still being accepted for art, environmental-education and food. More vendor information, including a downloadable PDF application, can be found at www.ferdinandfolkfestival.com/ vendors/vendor-application.

  • Tell City American Legion Auxiliary Post 213 installed new officers for the 2012-13 year.

    Seated from the left are second vice president Margie Devillez; President Charlotte Lindauer and first vice president Becky Hagedorn. In the back are parliamentarian Louise Foster; secretary Barbara Devillez; chaplain Brenda Powers; historian Shelly Howland and sergeant-at-arms Shirley Lagrange. Absent from the picture was treasurer Patricia Thomas.

  • CANNELTON – During the 175th anniversary of the city of Cannelton and its annual Heritage Fest, the Cannelton Foundation will sponsor the inaugural Miss Heritage Fest Pageant at 10 a.m. Oct. 13 at the Covered Wagon in Cannelton.
    Winners will be crowned in each category and a trophy will be presented for each runner-up. Categories are Miss, 7- to 9-year olds; Miss Pre-Teen, 10- to 12-year-olds; Miss Teen, 13- to 15-year-olds and Miss Heritage Fest, 16- to 19-year-olds.

  • Oakwood Health Campus residents and staff paid a visit to the Buffalo Run Farm in Lincoln City recently. The residents were able to experience feeding the buffalo watermelon and apples from a stick and tour a tepee and log home that Abraham Lincoln once slept in. The group ended their visit with a cool drink in the grill and gift shop.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana has 38 new troopers assigned to state police districts throughout the state now patrolling the roads. Members of the 71st Indiana State Police Recruit School that graduated March 16 received their patrol cars today at the Indiana State Police Museum, located at the Indiana State Police Indianapolis District.

  • BOSTON – Tell City native Greg Strassell, current senior vice president of programming for CBS Radio, was among the recipients of awards at the 2012 Worldwide Radio Summit held April 27-28 in Los Angeles. CBS Radio topped the “Radio Company” category at the event’s award luncheon, hosted by “All Access” and “A&R Worldwide” and Strassell was honored as the company’s senior programmer.