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  • 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.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Junior Women annual Bunny Breakfast will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Schergens Center in Tell City.
    The community is invited to share in a breakfast of doughnuts, milk and juice as well as participate in games, crafts and pictures with the Easter Bunny.
    Picture sales will benefit the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Door prizes will also be awarded. Admission to the event is free.
    For more information, contact Stephanie Epple at 547-4999.
     

  • TELL CITY – Amy Blackford, a primate keeper for the Tampa Lowery Park Zoo for the past seven years, has been given a chance to be a part of Project Borneo, a documentary film and global collaborative project to halt the destruction of the world’s important rain forests and to create a permanent home for orangutans.

    The project is looking for 10 candidates to lead a global action project for five months in Borneo, a large island located in the Pacific Ocean near southeast Asia.

  • 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 – 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.