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  • INDIANAPOLIS – Ava Nicole Hilgenhold has been selected as a state finalist for the National American Miss Pageant to be held this weekend in Indianapolis.

    She will compete in the junior pre-teen division on stage as well as act and portfolio optional categories with the opportunity to advance to the national competition to be held in California in November.

  • Great-grandmother Betty (Dill) Goble holds her great-grandson Hunter Lee Kleeman. Also posing with them for the generations photo is Hunter’s grandmother, Kaye (Goble) Kleeman and his father, Wesley Lee Kleeman.
     

  • PERRY COUNTY – Two high-school valedictorian and salutatorians, eight high-school National Honor Society members, 15 future college freshman, 12 student athletes, 12 high-school club participants, seven 4-H trip award winners, seven local 4-H club officers, past grand champion project winners and four Perry County 4-H Junior Leaders make up the 2011 class of 10-year 4-H members.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Are you ready to help stuff a bus to help families in need? United Way of Perry County will sponsor the fifth Stuff the Bus school-supply drive July 29-30 for area students in need.
    United Way, Wal-Mart and area volunteers will once again join together to solicit donations of much needed school supplies for all Perry County and North Spencer County school corporations.

  • Laura (Bolin) Burden recently celebrated being a great-great-grandmother of three baby girls. The first, Audra Lynn Bolin, was born April 29 to Tim and Laira Bolin. Audra’s grandparents are Dennis and Lisa Bolin. The second, Ryleigh Katherine Scott, was May 11 to Uriah Scott and Megan Whitworth. Ryleigh’s grandmother is Denisa Whitworth. The last baby girl, Makenzie Lynn Bolin, was born May 29 to Cody and Mandy Bolin. Makenzie’s grandparents are Charles and Cheryl Cravens. Great-grandparents of all three babies are Dennis and Peggy Bolin.

  • 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.