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  • 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 – Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills will host a 106th birthday celebration in honor of Julia Storm from 2 to 3 p.m. today. The celebration will be held in the Station 1 dining room. The public is invited to attend and wish Julia a happy birthday.
    Anyone wanting to send her a birthday greeting can write to her at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills, 402 19th St., Tell City, IN 47586
     

  • CHRISNEY – An Indiana Hunter education course will be offered from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday through March 31 at Cornerstone Methodist Church located at 1407 E. Indiana 70 in Chrisney.
    Come and learn about wildlife conservation, hunter ethics, firearms safety, shotguns and rifles, archery, survival and much more.
    All instruction will be given by Indiana Conservation Officers and certified Indiana Volunteer Hunter Education Instructors.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City-Perry County Public Library will kick off National Library Week with a special “Antiques at Your Library” program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 9.
    Several local experts in the areas of glassware, quilts, coins, local furniture, bottles, pottery, post cards, toys and civil war memorabilia will display items in the library and be available to answer questions.
    The public is also invited to bring their own items for the experts to examine. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and is free of charge.

  • TELL CITY – The 2011 Perry Spencer Bowl for Kids Sake is scheduled for April 2 at the Tell City Bowling Center. Teams will bowl at 12:30 p.m. and an appreciation party will start at 1:45 p.m.
    Anyone who brings $30 or more in sponsorships will receive a free T-shirt and will have a chance to win prizes.
    The mission of Big Brothers-Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with measurable im-pact.

  • On Sunday, Feb. 20, Perry Central Cub Scout Pack 191 had their annual Blue and Gold Banquet.

    Each Cub Scout made a cake with their dad or a male role model to auction at the banquet. The winners of each den were Connor Mullis, Tigers first grade (butterfly cake); Issac Whitaker, Bears third grade (Cub Scout Cake); Russell Collignon, Webeloes fourth grade (caterpillar cake); Kyle Robbins, Webeloes fifth grade (tepee cake); Lane Hilgenhold, Webeloes fifth grade and overall Best Decorated Cake (moose cake) and Steven Longest Wolves second grade (bathtub cake).

  • TELL CITY – A park bench dedication ceremony will be held at noon Friday in City Hall Park on the corners of Mozart and Main streets.
    The bench will honor Sgt. 1st Class Barry Jarvis, the soldier from Tell City who was recently killed while serving in Afghanistan.
    In case of rain, the ceremony will be held at the gazebo in City Hall Park.
    The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
     

  • The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Domestic Goddess Friday, March 11.

    Pictured from left are Betty Hagedorn, Mayor Barbara Ewing, owner Teresa Lutgring, owner Diann Williams, massage therapist Audrie Fella (over Williams’ shoulder), hairstylist Lisa Zuelly, hairstylist Madeline Lutgring, hairstylist Amy Weatherholt, Audrey Lutgring, Jerrilynn Lutgring, Victoria Lutgring and Sara Williams. Not pictured is manicurist-pedicurist Michelle Lamb.
     

  • 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.

  • FERDINAND – The Ferdinand Folk Festival committee announces its official call for vendors for the second annual event, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT Sept. 17.
    The festival will have an earth-friendly, family-friendly theme. Nationally-touring musicians and numerous workshops are lined up as well as some activities for children. A variety of artists-artisans, environmental and wellness education, farmers’ market and food vendors are welcome.

  • CANNELTON – A team of five individuals from around the area will gather at 10 a.m. March 26 at the Perry Marine boat dock in Rocky Point for a plunge to help raise money for a local girl suffering from epilepsy.
    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.
    Denise Dimmett, Brucken’s mother, said the group would like to make this an annual event to help raise funds for others in need of service dogs.

  • SANTA CLAUS – A benefit is being planned for Gail (Pfohl) Garcia from 11 a.m. to midnight April 2 at the Santa Claus Community Center.
    Gail has been diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer. A few of members of the community have come together to plan a benefit for her with all proceeds given to her for expenses.
    Leg quarter, pulled pork and cheeseburger or hamburger dinners along with side choices of German fries, green beans, corn, slaw and soft drinks will be sold during the event.

  • BIRDSEYE – A benefit has been scheduled for the Derick Ball family Saturday at the Birdseye Conservation Club.
    Roger and Sherry Ball lost their son, Derick “Mouse” Ball, Nov. 18, 2010, when Derick took his own life. This benefit has three objectives, to lighten the financial burden for the Ball family, to honor Derick and other victims of suicide and to raise awareness about suicide.

  • Kim Zellers was the winner of the St. Paul February quilt raffle. The quilt, “Tennessee Waltz,” was donated by Mary Rita Patterson and quilted by St. Paul’s quilters.
     

  • A grand opening was held recently for Mick’s Pizza, a new restaurant calling Cannelton home. Pictured above at the opening, from left, are Robert Durbin, owner Mick Young, Andrew Rager, Jean Young, Lauren Fischer, Rita Young, Mayor Smokey Graves and Kim Nugent. For more information about Mick’s, call the restaurant at 548-4844.
     

  • 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 – Mayor Barbara Ewing of Tell City has called a meeting of all growers in Perry County that are interested in the 2011 Tell City Farmers Market for 6:30 p.m. today.
    The meeting will be held in the council chambers of City Hall in Tell City. Also present for the meeting will be partnering agencies, Perry County Chamber of Commerce, Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Purdue Extension and United Way of Perry County.

  • TELL CITY – Kayla Lasher, daughter of Rodney and Rose Lasher of Tell City, has been announced as the 2010-11 Optimist Club essay contest winner. In addition to winning first place in the local contest, her essay will be sent to the district level to be judged along with winners from other Optimist Clubs in the district.
    College scholarships are available for top winners at the district level. The winner of the district competition will be sent to the international-level contest.

  • 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 – Mayor Barbara Ewing of Tell City has called a meeting of all growers in Perry County that are interested in the 2011 Tell City Farmers Market for 6:30 p.m. March 14. The meeting will be held in the council chambers of City Hall in Tell City. Also present for the meeting will be partnering agencies, Perry County Chamber of Commerce, Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Purdue Extension and United Way of Perry County.