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  • Cannelton elementary students gathered in the community center Thursday with teachers, parents and grandparents as they celebrated the ending of the school year. Awards were given for perfect attendance and various academic achievements. Fifth grade teacher Joan Goble was also honored again for being named teacher of the year for the Indiana Small and Rural Schools Association. Cannelton Mayor Smokey Graves also declared May 27 to be Joan Goble Day in honor of the Cannelton teacher’s achievements.

  • MuGamma Beta Sigma Phi member Mary Snyder presents a donation of $200 to Cannelton Police Chief Eric Dickenson. The donation is to be used for the Kenny Kellems Camp with a Cop program. MuGamma as donated to this camp since its beginning.
     

  • The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Four area teens have been named as delegates and alternates for Hoosier Girls State.

    Hoosier Girls State is a program designed to educate young women of Indiana in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. It is a week of living and learning the political system of Indiana through a mythical city, county and state.

  • TELL CITY – Red crepe-paper poppies will be offered for distribution by the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 213 Thursday through Saturday at three Tell City lo-cations, Noble’s IGA, Wal-Mart and Cash Saver.
    The poppies are a reminder of the sacrifices of thousands of service members in all wars. Their sale is an annual event sponsored by members of Tell City’s American Le-gion Post 213.
    Serving locally as the 2011 chairwoman for American Legion Poppy Days is Shelley Howland of Tell City.

  • The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycounty news.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • TELL CITY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair with area businesses from 1 to 6 p.m. May 25 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.
    All interested businesses are invited to set up booths promoting employment in their company. Booth rental for chamber members is $100 for large employers and $50 for small employers; non-members will pay $200 for large employers and $100 for small employers. The job fair is free to educational institutions, workforce development agencies and local government.

  • TELL CITY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Goody’s at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday. The ribbon cutting will be held to celebrate a change-over from Peebles to Goody’s.
    The Goody’s store is in the Lincoln Park Plaza shopping center at 19 Indiana 66 in Tell City. Goody’s and Peebles are owned by Stage Stores.

  • TELL CITY – The Hoosier National Forest is sponsoring the 16th annual Kids Fishing Derby at the Rainbow Pay Lake near Derby Saturday. The event is free and will be open to all children ages 15 and younger.
    Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Sign-in and registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. The fishing and casting contest will begin at 8:30 a.m. and there will be two fishing heats from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.

  • TELL CITY – Red crepe-paper poppies will be offered for distribution by the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 213 Thursday through Saturday at three Tell City locations, Noble’s IGA, Wal-Mart and Cash Saver.

    The poppies are a reminder of the sacrifices of thousands of service members in all wars their sale is an annual event sponsored by members of Tell City’s American Legion Post 213. Serving locally as the 2011 chairwoman for American Legion Poppy Days is Shelley Howland of Tell City.

  • The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a job fair with area businesses May 25.
    The job fair will be held at the Schergens Center from 1 to 6 p.m.
    All interested businesses are invited to set up booths promoting employment in their companies. Booth rental for chamber members is $100 for large employers and $50 for small employers; non-members is $200 for large employers and $100 for small employers. The job fair is free to educational institutions, workforce development agencies and local government.

  • FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host its second annual craft show at the club from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. May 21.
    New events this year will be a car show and cornhole tournament. Registration for the car show will be from 7 a.m. until noon with prizes to be awarded in various classes.
    Other entertainment will be a Kiddie Tractor pull beginning at 11 a.m.
    Breakfast, barbecued chicken and pork-chop dinners, burgers and drinks will be available throughout the day.

  • TELL CITY – Dust off your dancing shoes and break out into song. Courtney Heberer, director for the 22nd Schweizer Fest musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I,” has announced the guidelines for auditions.
    Final auditions will be held at EUCC Fellowship Hall located at 10th and Jefferson Streets in Tell City, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
    Everyone is welcome to audition as men, women and children are needed for casting.

  • TELL CITY – The William Tell Senior Citizens will sponsor a 50s dance at 7 p.m. Friday at the center in Tell City. Everyone is invited to attend; a person need not be a member or a certain age to attend.
    50s-style hamburgers and chili dogs will be available. Music by record will be provided, compliments of Mary Sommer. Admission is $3 per person.
    For more information, call 547-2714.
     

  • The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Church in New Boston will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti fundraiser dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday in the parish hall.
    Cost of the meal is $6 for adults and $4 for children 10 years old and younger. The meal will include spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, breadsticks, dessert and a drink.
    All of the proceeds will go toward the cost of sending youth members on a Catholic Heart Workcamp Mission Trip in Toledo, Ohio in June.
    For more information, call (812) 362-8726.
     

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for the JC Penney Catalog Store at 10 a.m., May 16.
    The ribbon cutting will be held to celebrate the purchase and relocation of the store. The open house will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the same day.
    The JC Penney Catalog store is moving to the old Dauby Hardware location. The owner is Debbie Ramsey.
    The public is invited to help celebrate the relocation of this business.

  • TELL CITY – On Saturday, carriers will collect non-perishable food donations left by mailboxes and in post offices and deliver them to local community food banks, pantries and shelters.
    Every second Saturday in May letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America deliver much more than mail when they walk and drive along their postal routes.

  • The Emmanuel Lutheran quilt-making group made 140 quilts from January to March that will be sent to Lutheran World Relief.

    Six will go to the local Crisis Connection and some are sold locally to cover expenses for shipping and supplies. Pictured are Chris and Mary Avis Seitz, seated, Nelda Dome, Jean Hammack, Leoma Welsh, Roberta Mulzer, Doris Schauberger and Jeanette Stofft. Not available for the photo were Verona Mallory, Tom Tignor and Juanita Holmes.