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  • TELL CITY – The Marching Marksmen coupon-book sale is under way and will continue through Oct. 14. It has buy-one, get-one-free offers from many local businesses and is one of the band’s major fundraisers each year.
    Each book costs $10 and can be purchased from any high-school band member, at the Tell City Bowling Center or by calling the band office at 547-4456. Buyers can also call Kelli Braunecker evenings at 719-6052.

  • CHS 1966
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School Class of 1966 will hold its 45th class reunion at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in Tell City.
    Those planning to attend are asked to call Jane (Bennett) Snyder at 547-7832 or send e-mail to janelou66@hotmail.com

  • Tell City High School Class of 1951 held their 60th reunion Aug. 12 at Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit.

  • JASPER – The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center offers a support group for women who have had cancer of any type or who are currently undergoing cancer treatment.
    Sessions will be held the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center Conference Room located at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Dorbett Street entrance.

  • HANCOCK COUNTY – Ashley Hagan has been chosen to be ambassador for the annual Down Syndrome awareness walk Oct. 8 at Moreland Park in Owensboro, Ky.

    Hagan will arrive at the park in a limousine, welcome all participants in the walk, recognize special volunteers and lead the walk.
    Ashley is collecting donations which will help fund educational activities, social activities, new parent outreach, hospital outreach and workshops.

  • Ovalee LaGrange loaned The News this photo of Oil Township High School basketball players and the homecoming queen court in 1947 or 1948.

    Front row, from left, are Phyllis Sprinkle, _______ Thomas and Goldie (Cunningham) Edwards. Basketball players from left are Harold Reusch, Bunny Lyons Bud Saalman, Doyle Edwards, Roscoe Gibson, Jimmy Underhill, Cletus Doogs, Clyde Smith, Dale Reuth, Bob LaGrange, Wayne LaGrange, Jimmy Smith and Bud Jobe.

  • Perry Central football families hosted a Punt, Pass and Kick contest. Trophies were donated by Jason and Cindy Emmons of Bear Hollow Wood Carvers.

  • Perry Central’s Cross Country team hosted the Little Green Mile. In each row second place is on the left, first place is in middle, and third place is on the right.

  • Ivan Bland was named homecoming king and Whittney Huff crowned queen Sept. 9 during homecoming ceremonies at Perry Central, held before the football game against West Washington.

  • The Tell City High School Class of 1981 held its 30th class reunion at the American Legion Aug. 13.

  • Kelton Aubrey won the Tiny Indian Chief title and Rylyn Aubrey won the Tiny Indian Princess title at the Sacajawea Festival in Cloverport, Ky., Sept. 1. The twins are 3 years old, and the children of Ryun and Brandy Aubrey of Tell City.

  • TELL CITY – A reminiscing photo of six 1959 bowlers published Aug. 25 drew the interest of several readers. The bowlers have been identified as Eddie Marchand, Lester “Casey” Leistner, Jack Howland, Bud Hartwick, Charlie Biever and Frank Hess.

  • The Schreiber Family Charities, in memory of Charlie Tuggle, donated funds to Lincoln Hills Development Corp. to purchase children’s educational exercise bikes for North Spencer, North Perry, South Perry I, II and III Head Start classrooms. Pictured above are Bill Borders and Caryn Weiss.

  • TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer free quit-smoking classes from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Sept. 22 and Sept. 29 at the hospital.
    “Freshstart” is an American Cancer Society program that provides participants with effective tools to use while they work to stop smoking.
    For more information or to make a reservation, call Caryn Weiss, registered nurse, at 547-0125 or send e-mail to cweiss@pchospital.org.
    Reservations for the classes are due today.

  • The Tell City High School Class of 1961 held its 50th class reunion at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Tell City Aug. 13.

  • ST. MEINRAD – Ten years after the terrorist attacks on America, the citizens of St. Meinrad will come together in a commemoration ceremony to honor the victims of Sept. 11, 2001. The service will take place at noon Sunday in at St. Meinrad American Legion Post.
    The commemoration ceremony honors the victims of the attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, airline flight takeovers and the American military service personnel who have died in the war against terrorism while other members of the service continue to fight.

  • TELL CITY – A live auction Friday and golf tournament the following day will raise funds for the Schreiber Family Charity.
    Gatlinburg, Tenn., and Florida vacations will be among items to be sold in the Charlie Tuggle Memorial Live Auction beginning at 7 p.m. Friday at the Moose lodge in Tell City.

  • TELL CITY – The following entrants were judged winners in the Schweizer Fest Street Car Parade held Aug. 10.
    Among participants ages 4 and younger, first place went to Donnie and Abbie Kline; Angus Machen, second place; Isabella Martin, third place.
    Winners for ages 5 to 7 were Levi Smith and Raelyn Smith, first place; Sawyer Guillaume, second place; Braxton and Brody Biever, third place; Trent Moore and Dakota Howell, fourth place and Chase Martin, fifth place.
    The grand-prize winner went to Alyssa and Cameron Howell.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Students in primary and secondary schools – both public and private, K-12 – are invited to design a poster for the 23rd annual River Sweep 2012.
    Fifteen prizes will be awarded to students. The grand prize is a $500 U.S. Savings Bond, and the school representing the grand-prize winner will also receive an award.
    A $500 U.S. Savings Bond will be presented to the student with the winning design for the official River Sweep T-shirt. Thirteen $50 U.S. Savings Bonds will be awarded to one winner at each grade level.

  • Schweizer Fest Republican gas card winner Mary Snyder, right, presents Jamie Waugh of Cannelton a $25 gas card awarded to her from the Perry County Republican Fest booth drawing.