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  • A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the new location of Petals Floral Shop at 425 Main Street in Tell City.

    Pictured in the front row from left are David Carney, Linda Egar, Becky Paulin, Mayor Barbara Ewing, Jenny Richter and Carolyn Carney.
     

  • Thursday February 10
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.

  • 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.

    Parks and Rec meeting Wednesday
    CANNELTON – The board of directors for the Perry County Parks and Recreation board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9.
    The meeting will be held in the courthouse annex.

  • ROCKPORT – Indiana Works will hold a Work Incentive Seminar Event at the Spencer County Public Library in Rockport at 1 p.m. Feb. 17.
    This WISE event can assist people receiving Social Security disability benefits who are interested in exploring work options and using incentives available through Social Security to keep benefits while trying to work. These incentives may help you financially.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society is re-releasing copies of the 150th Anniversary Pictorial History.
    With more than 150 pages of pictures and historical descriptions, nearly 1,000 references to individual people who have lived in Tell City this 8.5-by-11 inch display volume is a perfect gift or addition to the home of any fan of Tell City.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Women for Women Advisory Committee will again sponsor the Glamour, Glitz and Gourmet event at Schergens Center in Tell City.
    Doors will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 26 and the community is invited to attend and peruse the booths and activities available.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Soccer Boosters have initiated a fundraising campaign for Phase 2 Improvements at the high-school soccer field located at William Tell Elementary School. These proposed improvements include completing fencing around the perimeter of the field, adding bleachers and the placement of concrete walks.
    All donated money should be sent to the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp., 837 17th Street, Tell City, Indiana 47586, Attn: Soccer Boosters so that full tax benefits will be obtained.

  • Four generations of the Etienne family recently gathered for a picture.

    Alex Etienne is pictured with his father, Adam Etienne, grandmother Nancy Etienne and great-grandmother Mary Jane Gehlhausen.
     

  • Monday February 7
    AA New Hope Group meeting 7 p.m., at First Uni-ted Methodist Church, 10th and Mozart streets, Tell City, information call 547-2318 or 719-1862.
    Bingo at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 in Tell City, doors open 5:30 p.m., bingo 7 p.m.
    TOPS IN1148 Tell City meeting at Tell City-Perry County Public Library, 23rd and Tell streets, Tell City, weigh-in 5:30 p.m., meeting 6 p.m., information call 547-8607.

  • 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 Central High School students voted Megan Hedinger and Ian Bashor their homecoming queen and king before the home basketball game against Crawford County Jan. 28.
     

  • Jennifer Dartt was crowned queen and Charles Northener voted homecoming king Jan. 28 at Cannelton High School’s homecoming ceremony held between the junior varsity and varsity basketball games in Cannelton.

     

  • Cub Scout Pack 191 held its Raingutter Regatta boat race Sunday, Jan. 16 at Perry Central schools. Each Cub Scout assembled and decorated a sailboat for the race.

  • During the month of January, the children of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start enjoyed activities that dealt with numbers and letters.


     

  • Thursday February 3
    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.
    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.
    Widow’s Barrel Food Pantry, 821 10th St., in former Newman-May School, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 547-0834 for appointment. Park on the street.

  • 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 life-styles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • ROME – The Southern Indiana Squirrel Club of Bristow will hold a shooting match Sunday, Jan. 30 at the club.
    An open match will start at 11 a.m. with the closed match set for 2 p.m. This will be a money match shoot.
    Proceeds will be donated to the old Perry County Courthouse in Rome for cost of repairs to the building.
    Concessions will also be available.
     

  • 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.

    Beta Sigma Phi to meet today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Schergans Center in Tell City.
    Hostesses will be Pam Kreig, Mary Snyder and Kim Zellers.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – State Senator Richard D. Young, Jr. (D-Milltown) has announced that the 2011 legislative survey for Senate District 47 is now available online at www.IN.gov/s47. Young is seeking input from his constituents on a variety of issues that are anticipated to come before the 2011 General Assembly.
    Included in the survey are questions on spending priorities for the state budget, retail sale of alcohol on Sundays and banning smoking in public places. Constituents are asked to complete the online survey by Jan. 31.

  • TELL CITY – To celebrate American Heart Month in February, Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer an American Heart Association CPR class, “Family and Friends,” that will be free to the community.
    Adult, child and infant CPR and choking rescue skills will be demonstrated and practiced during these sessions. No testing will be required.
    This class is for anyone 10 years and older, who desires to learn CPR skills and does not need a certification card.