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  • Grandview Civic Association congratulated Jenny Anderson of Grandview who was the winner of the quilt raffle at the Fall Festival held in September.

  • BIRDSEYE – Take your Dutch oven cookware, supplies, ingredients and set up with a friendly competition at Patoka’s Autumn Getaway ninth annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday.
    Registration begins at noon. Cooking will begin at 12:30 p.m. and your dish will be judged upon completion. All culinary skill levels from beginner to advanced are welcome to try their hand as Dutch oven chef.

  • BRISTOW – A benefit to raise funds for Lois Aders will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Bristow Community Center.
    Aders has myeloma, a type of bone cancer that is not curable. The benefit is to help raise funds for her medical costs and other bills. The day will be filled with activities for children and adults.
    A yard and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by Fruits of the Spirit performing at 1 p.m.

  • TROY – The Perry and Spencer Republican annual picnic will be held Oct. 16 at Mulzer’s camp near Troy. Gates open at noon with a meal served at 1 p.m.
    Admission is $15 for adults, $7.50 students and children 6 and under will be admitted for free. Tickets are available by calling your precinct committeeman or Jeff Lindsey at 649-4571. The featured guest is State Auditor Tim Berry. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • With money still coming in, Sunday’s March of Dimes March for Babies raised more than $12,000 toward this year’s goal of nearly $15,000.

  • Seniors Chelsea Boyer and Brad Leibring were crowned homecoming queen and king Sept. 30 during ceremonies held before the Tell City High School football game against North Posey.

  • TELL CITY – Due to staffing conflicts, the Perry County Health Department immunization clinics will be cancelled Oct. 10 at the clinic on French Ridge Road and Indiana 37 and Oct. 11 at the Perry County Health Department in Cannelton.

  • TELL CITY – Performance Cycle, 1621 Main St. in Tell City, will host a hog roast Oct. 8 to benefit two programs that provide Christmas gifts to local children.
    The event is open to the public and will include a full hog roast and side dishes.
    Serving will begin at 3 p.m. and continue until dusk.
    Guests can eat on site or purchase carry-out meals.
    Proceeds will help the Fraternal Order of Police’s Shop with a Cop and the Tell City Fire Department’s Christmas for Kids programs.
    The public is invited.

  • CANNELTON – The Shubael Little Pioneer Village will hold its first old-time church service at 11 a.m. Oct. 16.
    The Missionary Baptist Church of Patesville, Ky., will conduct the service at the village during its open house. The service will feature old-time hymns sung a cappella and with string-instrument accompaniment. The service will be led by Brother Steve Jackson.
    The Shubael Little Pioneer Village’s annual open house will be from 10 a.m. until dark Oct. 15 and Oct. 16.  The village will dedicate a carpenter shop at 2 p.m. Oct. 15. 

  • PERRY COUNTY – Daughters of Isabella Nativity Circle 710 will host a baby shower for St. Elizabeth-Coleman Pregnancy and Adoption services.
    Any new or gently used items for pregnant girls will be accepted. Members ask that gifts not be wrapped, but that a price is marked on the item. Collection boxes are located in the St. Paul Catholic Church Narthex and at the entrances to St. Pius and St. Michael Catholic churches until Oct. 16. After Oct. 16, items will be taken to St. Elizabeth’s.

  • TELL CITY – The Senior High Student Council has announced its plans for the 2011 homecoming ceremony Friday before the Marksmen football team plays North Posey at Legion Field. The ceremony will begin at approximately 7:15 p.m.

    The high school provided this information on homecoming candidates and representatives for freshmen, sophomore and junior classes.

  • The Leopold Gang 4-H club donated their time to help mulch the courtyard at Perry Central Community Schools. A big thank you to Bear Hollow Mulch for donating the mulch for the project.

  • TELL CITY – The Marching Marksmen coupon-book sale is under way and will continue through Oct. 14. It has buy-one, get-one-free offers from many local businesses and is one of the band’s major fundraisers each year.
    Each book costs $10 and can be purchased from any high-school band member, at the Tell City Bowling Center or by calling the band office at 547-4456. Buyers can also call Kelli Braunecker evenings at 719-6052.

  • CHS 1966
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School Class of 1966 will hold its 45th class reunion at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City.
    Those planning to attend are asked to call Jane (Bennett) Snyder at 547-7832 or send e-mail to janelou66@hotmail.com

  • Tell City High School Class of 1951 held their 60th reunion Aug. 12 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit.

  • JASPER – The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center offers a support group for women who have had cancer of any type or who are currently undergoing cancer treatment.
    Sessions will be held the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room located at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Dorbett Street entrance.

  • HANCOCK COUNTY – Ashley Hagan has been chosen to be ambassador for the annual Down Syndrome awareness walk Oct. 8 at Moreland Park in Owensboro, Ky.

    Hagan will arrive at the park in a limousine, welcome all participants in the walk, recognize special volunteers and lead the walk.
    Ashley is collecting donations which will help fund educational activities, social activities, new parent outreach, hospital outreach and workshops.

  • Ovalee LaGrange loaned The News this photo of Oil Township High School basketball players and the homecoming queen court in 1947 or 1948.

    Front row, from left, are Phyllis Sprinkle, _______ Thomas and Goldie (Cunningham) Edwards. Basketball players from left are Harold Reusch, Bunny Lyons Bud Saalman, Doyle Edwards, Roscoe Gibson, Jimmy Underhill, Cletus Doogs, Clyde Smith, Dale Reuth, Bob LaGrange, Wayne LaGrange, Jimmy Smith and Bud Jobe.

  • Perry Central football families hosted a Punt, Pass and Kick contest. Trophies were donated by Jason and Cindy Emmons of Bear Hollow Wood Carvers.

  • Perry Central’s Cross Country team hosted the Little Green Mile. In each row second place is on the left, first place is in middle, and third place is on the right.