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  • TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary will hold a family health fair from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the school gym.
    An Air Evac Helicopter will land in the back of the building around 5:30 p.m. and many local businesses and organizations will be in attendance. They will include New Directions, Everbody’s, Perry County Memorial Hospital, Purdue Extension, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Ivy Tech, Herbs and Health Care, Omni Home Care, Golden Living Center, Oakwood Health Campus, Burris-LeClere Eye Center and Deaconess Gateway Hospital.

  • On a recent trip to Jacksonville, Fla., Janette Hearst of rural Tell City had the opportunity to participate in a five-generation photo with family members. Pictured in the photo are Janette Hearst (great-great grandmother), Carol Turner (great-grandmother), Teresa Miller (grandmother), Samantha Miller (mother) and Jocelyn Miller (child).
     

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Gerlach and Gayer Custom Collision Center at noon Friday to celebrate their new business. The open house will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

  • 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.

  • LEOPOLD – The first Perry Central Band expo will be held Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Perry Central dome.
    Activities will include a free Easte- egg hunt for all ages starting at 10 a.m., pictures with the Easter bunny, a color contest, free games for kids, many local craft vendors and hamburgers, hotdogs and soft drinks sold by the Perry Central Marching Commodores.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Two Perry Central High School students, ninth-grader Bryce Lain and seventh-grader Autumn Lain, recently served as Indiana House pages during the 2011 session of the Indiana General Assembly. |

    Pages are able to see how the state legislature works firsthand in a behind-the-scenes tour. They get to work alongside legislators, legislative assistants and interns.

  • Tell City Kiwanians recently raised more than $1,000 from their annual pancake breakfast. Their annual chicken dinner sales will be held in May and led by the Malone brothers. All funds will be used for scholarships for high-school students and for other youth endeavors in Perry County.
     

  • The Leopold Gang 4-H club made five tie-blankets to donate to the community for families in need. Posing with two of the blankets the club made are Elizabeth Dauby, Adam Dauby and Phillip Dauby.
     

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Gerlach and Gayer Custom Collision Center at noon Friday, April 8 to celebrate the grand opening of a new business. An open house will take place the following day, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Eli Gerlach and Clint Gayer are the owners of Gerlach and Gayer Custom Collision Center, which is located at 1133 Main Street, in Tell City (formerly Kenny and Steve’s automotive shop).

  • TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will present a Branson Show Trip through Diamond Tours, Inc. During the five-day and four-night trip, guests will travel to Branson, Mo., to see five shows, including The Brett Family Show, The Twelve Irish Tenors, The Jim Stafford Show, The Baldknobbers Jamboree Show and The Showboat Branson Belle.
    Guests will also visit the Titanic Museum, tour Laura Ingalls-Wilder Historic Home and Museum, dine at Lamberts and spend some free time in historic downtown Branson.

  • TELL CITY – Cemetery sexton, Earl Parker asks that all flowers and decorations, except those on stones or in vases be removed by Monday, April 4. Anything on the ground is not permitted.
    The public’s cooperation is appreciated, Parker said.
     

  • Students at Glory Bees in Tell City visited The News March 11. From left, are, are Jordan Lindauer, Cash Schroeder, Emma Osbourne, teacher Courtney Cail, Ben Brinksneader, Brooklynn Brown, Kaitlyn Rhodes, Grace Keown, August Sommer, Evalynn Voyles, News employee Marilyn Hubert, Max Donovan and Lexi Evans.
     

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High will be holding a presentation at 6 p.m. Monday in the auditorium. A free supper will be provided in the cafeteria from 5:30 to 6. Childcare and an open gym will be available for all children beginning at 6.

  • House of Prayer revival through April 10
    TELL CITY – The House of Prayer Church will hold a revival Monday through April 10 at the church in Tell City.
    Evangelist Dewayne Swanagan will be the guest speaker. Services will begin at 7 p.m. each night of the revival.
    Pastor David Nix welcomes everyone to attend. For more information, call 719-6473.
    The church is located on Old Highway 237, close to the former Tell City Junior High School building in 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.

  • First-grade Tiger Scouts from Perry Central Pack 191 toured The News Feb. 28 and learned how the twice-weekly newspaper is published. They toured the news, graphics and camera departments and visited the pressroom and mail department. Taking the tour were, from left, Avery Taylor, Josh Rogier, Bryce Halford, Ethan Halford and Connor Mullis.
     

  • Hunter Sandage, pictured with his flight instructor, Brock Wagner, recently had his first flight lesson at the Huntingburg airport in a Cessna 172.

    Sandage, 15, is planning a solo flight on his 16th birthday, July 16. He said he is very interested in pursuing a flying career with the Air Force or Navy. He is active in soccer, swimming, track and bicycling. He is a member of the student council, math and science bowl academic teams at Tell City and a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ. Sandage is the son of Scot and Gina Sandage of Tell City.
     

  • ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual meeting April 4 at 7 p.m.
    The meting will be held at the Rome Courthouse. Three board member positions will be filled by elections.
    All property owners in Tobin Township are eligible to fill the positions and to vote. All other paid members are also eligible.
    Refreshments will be served after the meeting.
     

  • TELL CITY – The spring All Sports Extravaganza for Tell City Junior-Senior High School will be held March 30 starting at 6:30 p.m.
    This is an opportunity for the community and school to demonstrate school spirit and community pride. The evening will begin with a parade, which will start at the corner of Washington and Main streets.
    The parade will continue to Jefferson Street and then east to 15th Street.

  • The Perry Central High School cheerleading banquet was held at the Patio Steakhouse recently.

    Receiving awards were, in front from left, Brittany Mullins for best jumper and Kosha Wetzel for best flyer and best tumbler. Sitting in the back, Brandi Eckert for most spirited and best base; Nikki Hall for best dancer; Cassie Rodgers for most improved; Jennifer Simpson for most valuable cheerleader, best base, sharpest motions and Julie Irvin Memorial Tumbling Award; Raina Voges for best back spot and Crystal Peter for best flyer.