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  • 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.
     

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association has announced the third annual singing competition titled Shoot for the Stars.
    Live auditions will be at 6 p.m. Friday at the first Music in the Park event for 2011 located in City Hall Park in Tell City. Auditions will consist of one a capella and one accompanied song in front of a panel of judges.
    The competition is for nonprofessional singers only and is open to residents of Perry, Spencer and Hancock counties.

  • CANNELTON - The Perry County Parks and Recreation board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Courthouse Annex.

  • 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 – A rummage sale Thursday (today) through Saturday at St. John’s Lutheran Church will benefit SonShine Early Learning Ministry. Hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday and 7 a.m. to noon Saturday. Everything is inside so the sale is a go, rain or shine.
    Everything will be half price Saturday. There will also be soup, bread and other baked goods and homemade pies for sale.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon-cutting for the JC Penney Catalog Store at 10 a.m. Monday, 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 Dauby Hardware location. The owner is Debbie Ramsey.

  • BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Conservation Club house will host several events in May.
    Go-cart racing is planned for May 14. Registration begins at 3 p.m. followed by qualifying. Racing starts at 5 in the club arena. Entry fee is $25. Refreshments will be available.
    For more information, call Jerry Guillaume at 843-5885 or Judd Brown at 719-9072
    The club will host trap shooting at 2 p.m. May 15. The event starts at 2 p.m. For more information, call Mike Hess at 843-4878

  • PERRY COUNTY – Catholic Charities is conducting a Mother’s Day appeal to benefit its Matrix Lifeline Program.
    Matrix Lifeline assists pregnant women and women with babies. The program offers assistance with diapers, formula, baby beds and maternity and baby clothes for children up to the age of 2. Donations of formula, diapers and baby wipes will be appreciated. Items can be dropped off at Catholic Charities at 802 Ninth St. in Tell City. For more information, call JoAnn Smith at Catholic Charities at 547-0903.
     

  • Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 served its traditional soup Saturday, generating lines of fans in front of the council home on Tell Street. Just more than a kettle was left by early afternoon. Grilled-chicken dinners were also served as part of the yearly fundraiser.
     

  • CANNELTON – 2012 will mark the 175th year of Cannelton’s incorporation as a city. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the Cannelton Foundation is planning an organizational meeting for anyone interested in serving on the planning committee at 6 p.m. May 17, in the Cannelton City Council chambers.
    Volunteers will help plan activities and special events for the 175th birthday of Cannelton.
    The celebration will be centered around the annual Heritage Festival Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.

  • 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 – On April 19, the Tell City-Perry County Public Library Young Adult Department hosted its second Story Mania Read-Aloud featuring the winners of the Story Mania short story writing contest.

    Guidelines were taken to all area junior and senior high schools at the beginning of January and teens in seventh through 12th grades were invited to write short stories for the contest.

  • Tell City American Legion Post 213 donated a new flag pole to be placed in Sunset Park in Tell City. The pole was raised April 4. Mulzers Crushed Stone donated the concrete needed to secure the pole and the Tell City Street Department donated time and labor to hoist the pole with the American Flag.

  • TELL CITY – The fourth annual Charlie Tuggle Poker Run is set for Saturday, with Braunie’s Bar in Tell City hosting the event.
    All bikes are due out by 11 a.m. and due in by 4:30 p.m. All vehicles are welcome.
    Entry is $10 per hand or $15 per double. There will be door prizes, half pot and food. All proceeds will go to Schreiber Family Charities and Shriners Hospital for Children.
    For more information call 547-7917 or 547-8803. In case of rain, the poker run will be held Sunday.