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  • TELL CITY – Huber Funeral Home, a Pekin Insurance pre-need agency in Tell City and Cannelton, helped to make the holiday a bit brighter during the Pekin Insurance’s Help the Troops Call Home for the Holidays sales contest.

  • OWENSBORO, Ky. – The River Cities Coin Club will host its fifth annual Spring Coin Show at Daviess County High School, 4255 New Hartford Road, Owensboro from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 19.
    The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Admission is free and there will be plenty of free parking and door prizes.
    Up to 30 coin and paper-money dealers from Kentucky, Indiana and Tennessee are expected to display U.S. and world coins and currency for sale and trade. Many of the club members and coin dealers will offer free coin appraisals.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Bowling Center will play host to Bowl for the Cure at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26.
    The contest will be a nine-pin, no-tap, scotch-doubles bowling tournament.
    Partners must be a man-woman couple and can sign up at the bowling center.
    Cost is $40 per couple and prizes will be awarded to first- , second- and third-place winners.
    Contestants are encouraged to wear pink to help raise awareness as they participate in the event.
     

  • LEOPOLD – Perry Central band will host its first annual spring expo Saturday, April, 16 at Perry Central School Dome. Events will include an Easter hunt, craft and bazaar vendors, food, free crafts for children, coloring contest and a silent auction.
    Entrance to the event is free.
    A 10-foot by 10-foot vendor space rents for $10 and a 12-foot by 12-foot vendor space will rent for $15. Tables are $2 each or vendors can furnish their own.
    To reserve space, call Jackie Contreras at 719-5796.
     

  • INDIANAPOLIS – This year, students from across the nation will take part in a unique leadership development program being held in 35 cities across the country.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School students voted Sarah Drake and Rudy Clark homecoming queen and king. The two were crowned during ceremonies held Saturday, Feb. 19 between the junior varsity and varsity basketball games against North Posey.
     

  • 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.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Indiana Arts Commission and Arts Region 11 are seeking representatives to serve as panelists for the FY2012 Regional Initiative Grants to Organizations review process. These individuals will review applications for state arts funding for nonprofit organizations in their regions. A panelist will be selected from each of the six counties that make up Region 11; Perry, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Orange and Martin.

  • The celebration of Ronald Reagan’s birthday this month reminded Jim Crawford, right, of Reagan’s visit to Tell City in March 1955.

  • TELL CITY – A benefit to help Helen Jones will be held Saturday at the American Legion in Tell City. Food will be served starting at 4 p.m. with an auction to begin at 5 p.m. The Good Ol’ Boys will provide music beginning at 8 p.m.
    Cover charge is $10 per person or $15 per couple.
    Jones was first diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer Sept. 5, 2010. A PET scan was done in December and found the cancer had spread to her bones and Adrenal glands. Money raised from the event will go toward Jones’ medical expenses.

  • LEOPOLD – Perry Central band will host its first annual spring expo Saturday, April, 16 at Perry Central School Dome. Events will include an Easter hunt, craft and bazaar vendors, food, free crafts for children, coloring contest and a silent auction.
    Entrance to the event is free.
    A 10-foot by 10-foot vendor space rents for $10 and a 12-foot by 12-foot vendor space will rent for $15. Tables are $2 each or vendors can furnish their own.
    To reserve space, call Jackie Contreras at 719-5796.
     

  • At a Valentine’s Day party held at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills Feb. 14, residents, staff, family and friends were in attendance to watch as Jean Laird was crowned the 2011 Valentine queen and Herman Gray was crowned Valentine king. The king and queen were each presented with a box of candy and flowers.
     

  • 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 – A benefit to help Helen Jones will be held Feb. 26 at the American Legion in Tell City. Food will be served starting at 4 p.m. with an auction to begin at 5 p.m. The Good Ol’ Boys will provide music beginning at 8 p.m.
    Cover charge is $10 per person or $15 per couple.
    Jones was first diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer Sept. 5, 2010. A PET scan was done in December and found the cancer had spread to her bones and adrenal glands. Money raised from the event will go toward Jones’ medical expenses.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Kiwanis will host a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Evangelic United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City.
    The cost of the meal is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children 12 years and younger.
    All proceeds will go to help the youth of Perry County.
     

  • TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will hold homecoming ceremonies Saturday at the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena between the varsity and junior varsity games against North Posey.

  • 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.

  • The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the new office of the Perry County Community Foundation, located at 817 12th Street.

    Pictured from the left are Cheri Taylor, chamber; Chris Cail; Pam Lock, board member; Wayne Casper; Sally Houzanme, director; Stephanie Walsh, board member; Pat Crawford, president; Sherri Flynn; Steve Upmeyer, board member; Brenda Graves; Mayor Barbara Ewing; Dennis Graves, board member; Naomi Mulzer; Laura Rudolph; Jim Whalen and Dot Kessner.
     

  • TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City will hold its annual health and resource fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
    Booths available are as follows:
    Burris-LeClere Eye Center; vision screening
    EverBody’s Fun and Fitness Center; blood pressure screens and health and fitness information
    Indiana Legal Services Inc; living wills, other advance directives and legal rights regarding Medicare and Medicad discussion
    Medi Home Care; DME equipment, C-Pap machines and masks, walkers, canes, heat therapy and more on display