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  • By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    PERRY COUNTY – A young girl is hoping someone in the community will help develop talents not seen often in today’s world of video games. Dee Vaal of Santa Claus coordinates a program called A Moment to Smile that helps children who have been placed in foster care. She said a local girl wants to develop her sewing talents in clothing design and hopes someone might have a sewing machine they no longer use or want.
    Vaal shared the story of the 13-year-old girl and her mother.

  • Tell City– Perry County Junior Women have kicked off their annual geranium sales, the organization’s major fundraiser for the year, with orders being taken until April 19.
    The flowers will be delivered to each purchaser’s home or place of business April 25-29.
    The 4-inch potted plants are available in dark-deep red, traditional-bright red, salmon, white, pink splash (soft pink with dark pink centers), deep pink, hot pink and violet (deep-hot pink) and are $3.25 per pot.

  • TELL CITY – Chicago’s Pizza continues to partner with the Perry County Junior Women and the United Way of Perry County to help support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
    Members of the public can show their support at Chicago’s Pizza March 17, St. Patrick’s Day.
    Chicago’s Pizza will donate a portion of all sales, all that day to help support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
    Delivery will be available for large orders that day by contacting Chicago’s Pizza at 547-4060.
     

  • 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.

  • BRISTOW – The 62nd annual meeting of the Anderson Township Fire Department Inc. will be held today at the Bristow Community Center.
    The business meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. and will include election of directors for districts 1, 6, 7 and 8.
    Guest speaker will be Lynn Enmen, Perry County Red Cross director. She will talk about the services of the Red Cross in Perry County. Annie Hynes, membership sales manager for Air Evac, will also speak about the services of Air Evac, a medical air transport service.

  • 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.

  • Students and staff filled the gym at William Tell Elementary School Feb. 9 for the annual Jump Rope For Heart event. Organized by physical education teacher Sally Stephenson for the past 32 years, students jumped rope to help the American Heart Association. More than $7,000 was raised for the association this year.
     

  • Tots Lots Preschool enjoyed a visit to McDonald's with a tour of the grill and storage area. They were then treated with ice cream.

  • 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 – 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.