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  • Maurices to hold bake sale
    TELL CITY – The Maurices Relay for Life team will hold a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the store in Tell City.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The annual medicine cabinet clean out day has been set for April 30 from 8 a.m. to noon throughout Perry County.
    The two locations for drop outs will be at the Tell City Fire Department in Tell City and the Perry County Family Practice in Leopold.

  • TELL CITY – The annual Farm Toy Show and Farm Scene Display contest, sponsored by the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds Committee, will be held Saturday at the fairgrounds. The event will be held inconjuction with an annual consignment auction. All money raised will benefit the 4H fairgrounds.
    Doors will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and admission is $1 per person; children 6 years old and under get in for free .Winners of a farm scene-contest will be announced at 2 p.m. the day of the show.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Junior Women will host a Craft Night for anyone interested in finding out more about the group, said membership recruitment chair Renate Jobst.
    The craft night will be 7 p.m. Monday, April 25, in the Fifth Third Bank meeting room. Light refreshments will be served. Membership is open to anyone but voting rights are limited to persons between the ages of 18 and 40.

  • TELL CITY – The fourth annual Charlie Tuggle Poker Run is set for April 30 with Braunie’s Bar in Tell City hosting the event.
    All bikes are due out by 11 a.m. and are 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 go to Schreiber Family Charities and Shriners Childrens Hospital.
    For more information call 547-7917 or 547-8803. In case of rain, the poker run will be held May 1.
     

  • Sydney Goffinet of Branchville served as a page for Sen. Richard Young March 29.

    Goffinet, 14 met Young, and gained a firsthand look at how the legislative process works during her time at the Statehouse. Students ages 12-18 are eligible to serve for one day assisting with various legislative activities including running errands within the Statehouse, delivering messages and helping with a variety of other tasks.
     

  • FERDINAND – The annual Ferdinand Herb and Garden Days will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday with various activities throughout the days.
    Shops throughout town will have herbs, perennials, hanging baskets, annuals, ferns, landscape and bedding plants, primitives, antiques, home and garden décor, patio, gardening seminars, arts and crafts markets and food available.

  • LEOPOLD – Jon Suhrheinrich and Andy Connor of Boy Scout Troop 191 received their Eagle Scout awards Sunday March 27, at the St. Augustine Church in Leopold.

    Suhrheinrich is the son of Brian and Kathy Suhrheinrich of St Croix. Connor is the son of Rick and Arleela Connor of Leopold.
    Connor’s Eagle Scout leadership project was to erect a flagpole and perform landscaping and maintenance at the Leopold Park.

  • Students of North Perry Head Start visited Oakwood Health Campus April 7 to perform plays and sing songs for residents. Children acted out well-known stories about a farmer and the turnip, the three little pigs and the big bad wolf and the three billy goats gruff. After their performances, students visited with residents and shared punch and cookies.
     

  • TCHS 1971
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1971 are in need of help in finding information for classmates. If you know an address of any of the names below, contact Janet Damin at 547-3266 during the day or at 547-7451 during the evening.
    Information on these classmates is needed: Jonell (Sprinkle) Schepers, Tim Fischer, Donna Scheidegger, Ronnie Knight, Pat Hauser, Dan Graves and Jim Wells.

  • 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.

  • Special-needs group to meet today
    TELL CITY – The Tri County Special Needs Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at the Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City in Conference Room C.

    Humane society meeting Tuesday
    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
    The meeting will take place at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City.
    For more information, contact Jim Carter at 836-4138.

  • TELL CITY – The annual Farm Toy Show and Farm Scene Display contest, sponsored by the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds Committee, will be held April 23 at the fairgrounds.
    The event will be held inconjuction with an annual consignment auction.
    All money raised will benefit the 4H fairgrounds.
    Doors will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and admission is $1 per person; children 6 years old and under get in for free.
    Winners of a farm scene-contest will be announced at 2 p.m. the day of the show.

  • PERRY COUNTY – All girls interested in joining the Girl Scouts are invited to a night of fun.
    Girls from kindergarten, including girls entering kindergarten this fall, to 12th grade can attend the event and preregister for Girl Scouts.
    The event will be held Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Evangelical United Church of Christ, 802 10th St., Tell City.
    While parents complete registration paperwork, girls will make Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere and enjoy ice-cream sundaes.

  • TELL CITY –The Tell City Knights of Columbus will have their annual Tootsie Roll drive at various locations in Tell City Friday and Saturday.
    The cause is to raise money for the mentally challenged citizens of Perry County.
    Watch The News for more information.
     

  • 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.

  • CANNELTON – A team of five individuals from around the area will gather Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Perry Marine boat dock in Rocky Point for a plunge to help raise money for a local girl suffering from epilepsy.
    This date is a change from the previously scheduled March 26.
    For every $50 raised, a member of the team will take a plunge into the cold water. Money raised will help Victoria Brucken, a 17-year-old Cannelton resident, receive a seizure alert dog.

  • FULDA – A fundraising benefit will be held for Jennifer Chappell May 14 at the Fulda Sportsman Club. Events will begin at 6:30 p.m., including a silent auction and dine-in or take-out chicken dinners from the New Boston Tavern.
    A dance will be held from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Music will be provided by Tammy Cassidy band and friends.
    A Perry County native, Chappell has been diagnosed with spondylolisthesis, a condition in which the vertebrae in the back slide over bones below.
    The condition leads to spinal cord and nerve roots being compressed.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold an indoor yard sale Friday, April 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, April 16 from 8 a.m. to noon.
    The sales will be held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 at Main and Washington streets in Tell City. There will be numerous items for sale. The community is encouraged to attend.
    Auxiliary members should bring items to the VFW Thursday, April 14 from 1 to 4 p.m. Members should have your items priced.
     

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City-Perry County Public Library will kick off National Library Week with a special Antiques at Your Library event Saturday.
    From 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., several local experts will be on hand to display items in the areas of Tell City furniture, Civil War memorabilia, coins, old pictures, pottery, bottles, glassware, western statues and toys. Some of the collectors scheduled to appear are Chris Cail, Mike and Kathy Finley, Michael Highfil, J.R. Flynn, Mark Laflin and Spud and Helen Kleeman.