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  • TELL CITY – The 2011 Marksmen cheerleading camp will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at the William Tell Elementary, 1235 31st St., Tell City.
    Cost is $25 and includes a T-shirt and lunch. Children ages 6-13 are invited to participate. Registration packets can be picked up in the office at William Tell Elementary and Tell City Junior-Senior High School or by contacting Terria Mowery or any senior high cheerleader. For more information call Mowery at 719-4864.

  • The Tell City High School class of 1941 recently held their 70-year reunion. Seated left to right: Mary Ahlf Thrasher, Beatrice Miller Smith, Dorothy Scott Reed and C. M. (Mac) Kramer. Standing left to right: Frederick (Bud) Carter, Mary Ruth Heck, Alvada Marchal Laflin, Helen Karney Howe, Cyrina Holman Goffinet, Leona Bruggenschmidt, Walter Graves and Ada LaMar Hoover.

  • Faulkenberg-Newton
    TELL CITY – The descendants of James C. and Hannah (Newton-Enlow) Faulkenberg will be having a family reunion at Patoka Lake Shelterhouse No. 1, Sept. 18, 2011.
    Their children were Ida, James, Leora Enlow, Mack, Ella, Charles Edward, Minnie and Essie Faulkenberg.
    Bring a covered dish and drinks. Lunch is at noon.

    Birchler
    FULDA – The annual Birchler reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011 at the St. Boniface Parish Center, Fulda. A pitch-in meal will be served at noon.

  • The Oil Township Class of 1948 held its 63rd reunion at the Patio, Aug. 12. Those attending were left to right: Gloria Faulkenberg Goffinet, Charlie Weatherholt, Norma Murphy Foertsch, Goldie Cunningham Edwards, Clyde Smith, Christine Flannagan Hawkins, Donald King, Faye Goffinet King and Jim Underhill.

  • The 1947 class of Oil Township High School also gathered for their annual reunion July 30 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City. Those attending were Theresa (Quinlin) Miles, Evelyn (Lemaire) Weiss, Albert Faulkner, Bob Gibson, Kenneth Lynch and Casper Etienne.

  • The Oil Township High School Class of 1946 had its annual class reunion July 30 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin Pit restaurant. Attending from the class were Kathleen (King) Ransom, Mary Agnes (Faulkner) Goffinet, Ada (Hawkins) Richardson, Thelma (Frakes ) Gibson and Bill Ransom.

  • TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently hosted one of two Indiana DAR’s Southern District meetings at St. Paul Catholic Church and Ministry Center.

    The Lafayette Spring Chapter was chartered in Cannelton in 1926 and its members hail from Perry and its surrounding counties in Indiana and Kentucky.

  • TELL CITY – Patrons of the Perry County Public Library will soon have access to more than 2,000 popular new eBooks and audiobooks through the eIndiana Digital Consortium.
    The library and members of the consortium are the recent recipients of a Library Services and Technology Act grant to grow and enhance an eBook and audiobook collection due to the growing demand for the service.
    The goal of the project is to offer patrons a wider range of choices and increase the availability of titles.

  • TELL CITY – Winners of the Schweizer Fest Window Display contest have been announced.
    Trophies were presented to Chris Cail and William Tell Antiques for most unique; John Hauenstein and Hauenstein’s for most nostalgic and Jessi Sprinkle and Eco Friendly Consignment for most elaborate.
    “Thank you to all who participated,” said Dot Kessner of Kessner Interiors, who sponsors the contest every year. “I know it takes a lot of time, effort and research to make the window display. They bring back many memories and are enjoyed by all.”

  • CANNELTON – Irene Verlee Poehlein will celebrate her 90th birthday Sept. 6, 2011.
    Birthday wishes and cards are welcome and can be sent to Poehlein at 9199 Deer Creek Road, Cannelton, IN 47520.
    Her phone number is 836-2783.
    Her daughter, Wanda Poehlein, said her mother enjoys hearing from friends and receiving cards.

  • TELL CITY – The family of Robert Huebschman will host an open house at his home from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday to celebrate his 90th birthday.
    All friends, neighbors and relatives are invited to attend and help Huebschman celebrate his birthday. He requests no gifts, but just the presence of friends and family.

  • The 4-H open talent show held July 16 drew 10 contestants to the stage at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The contest was sponsored by D&J’s DJ Service, Hometown Music and Los Amigos. In first place was Hayley Payne, left; in second place was Kira Maddle, center; and in third place was Brooke Lawalin.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Operation Round Up is becoming a successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects, according to organizers.
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications from now until Sept. 15. Disbursement will take place in October.

  • Wilgus
    JASPER – The 37th annual Wilgus family reunion was held Saturday, July 16 at the Jasper Inn and Convention Center in Jasper. The reunion is a gathering of the descendants and friends of Chester and Agnes (Hagedorn) Wilgus, lifelong residents of Tell City and Anderson Township in Perry County.
    In all, a record-setting 131 were in attendance, include two children, 19 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 36 great-great grandchildren. Attendees came from all over Indiana and from an additional nine states.

  • Chris and Mary Avis Seitz were honored during a reception following the Lincoln Hills Community Choir concert June 17. They have been involved with the choir for more than 40 years. For many years, Chris was the choir director and Mary Avis was the accompanist. Choir members presented them a plaque.

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Perry County Memorial Hospital has been recognized for its financial performance by Alliant Management Services.

    The hospital earned high marks in nine measures of financial soundness to win the award. Alliant made the presentation at its annual awards ceremony July 29 at the Galt House in downtown Louis-ville.
    Accepting the award on behalf of Perry County Memorial Hospital were board Secretary-Treasurer Grant Taylor and board members Rita Mahoney and Don Etienne.

  • American Legion Auxiliary Unit 213 installed officers for 2011-12 recently. In front from the left are Chaplain Wilhelmina Dye, Treasurer Pat Thomas, President Brenda Powers and Recording Secretary Shelly Howland. In the back are Second Vice President Dorothy Kessner, Historian Barbara Devillez, Parliamentarian Louise Foster and First Vice President Carlotte Lindauer.
     

  • The Perry Central High School Class of 1971 gathered for their 40th class reunion, held Saturday, June 25 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin Pit in Tell City.

  • Snider
    TELL CITY – The Snider family will hold a reunion at noon Sunday at Ponderosa Steakhouse in Tell City.

    TCHS 1961
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1961 will hold its 50th class reunion Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Tell City.
    Social hours starts at 6 p.m. with a class picture taken at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:15 p.m.
    Special entertainment will be provided. For more information, contact Kay Seibert at 547-4851.