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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 lifestyl-es@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce is in the process of establishing the 2011 Perry County Community Calendar.
    The chamber is asking all organizations for dates of events that are planned for the 2011 calendar year. Printed calendars will be available in area bank lobbies and the events will also appear on the Chamber’s Web site www. perrycountychamber.com.
    For more information call the chamber at 547-2385, or e-mail event details to perrychamber@psci.net.
     

  • ST. MEINRAD – The Sesquicentennial Committee is selling various items to raise funds for the towns’ anniversary event this summer.
    The newest items for sale are sweatshirts and T-shirts with the sesquicentennial logo.
    Child sweatshirts with no hood are available in sizes small through extra large for $15. Adult hooded sweatshirts, size small through extra large are $25 and XXL hooded sweatshirts are $30. Blue adult sweatshirts with no hoods are available in sizes medium through XXL for $20 each.

  • FERDINAND – If you live in Crawford, Dubois, Perry or Spencer counties, the Town of Ferdinand wants you to take a survey.
    The Town of Ferdinand is releasing a brief Educational Needs Survey for Crawford, Dubois, Perry and Spencer counties residents.
    The survey is available on the town’s Web site, and is designed to determine the community’s interest in having an Ivy Tech Community College Instructional Center in Ferdinand.

  • SPENCER COUNTY – The Spen-cer County Community Foundation will host a health coverage seminar at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13 at the Lincoln Commerce Center.
    This informal presentation will be a chance to learn about health-care options and how to get individuals enrolled.
    The goal of the program is to spread the word that everyone deserves health coverage and that healthcare is available through Indiana Medicaid.

  • Perry Central Cub Scout Pack 191 toured the Cannelton Locks and Dam in September. The Cub Scouts in the front row from left are Issac Whitaker, Bryce Halford, Connor Mullis, Joshua Rogier, Devin Moore, Avery Taylor, Ethan Halford and Taylor James. Back row: Russell Collignon, Lane Hilgenhold, Dom Harris, Joshua Dean, Garrett Ambrose and Kortlen Parker.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Quality of Life Committee will host a premier party at Capers on Jan. 6, for the DVD “The Art of Living.”
    The DVD will be shown on WNIN Evansville Channel 9 at 8 p.m. and committee members would like to invite the public to join them at Capers to review the production of the video, introduce their director and WNIN personnel, and watch the televised production.
    Pizza, prizes and posters will be available. The premier party will begin at 7 p.m., with the production being aired at 8.
     

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation will host a Trivia Night Jan. 29 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.
    Teams, with a maximum number of eight players, will compete in a night of fun to see who knows more about various trivia topics. The re-gistration fee for each team is $200.
    Teams are encouraged to show their team spirit by taking their own decorations and decorating their tables in whatever theme they choose.

  • 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 Perry County Extension Office is collecting old holiday cards to recycle and use as new holiday cards for community service projects next year. It is requested that names be cut off the cards and only fronts are donated.
    Donations can be made to the extension office during their normal business hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. They are closed from noon to 1 p.m. but donations can be left outside the office.
    They are located in the Courthouse Annex in Cannelton, 125 S. Eighth Street. They are on the second floor.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Band Boosters are accepting donations for the annual Tell City Band Booster Auction to be held Feb. 12 at Tell City High School.
    Boosters are contacting area businesses seeking donated items for the auction and would welcome public donations such as gently used furniture, appliances, household items as well as large items such as a vehicle or recreational vehicle.
    The organization is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) group and large donations could be tax-deductible.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Quality of Life Committee will host a premier party at Capers Thursday, for the DVD “The Art of Living.”
    The DVD will be shown on WNIN Channel 9 Evansville at 8 p.m. and committee members would like to invite the public to join them at Capers to review the production of the video, introduce their director and WNIN personnel, and watch the televised production.
    Pizza, prizes and posters will be available. The premier party will begin at 7 p.m., with the production being aired at 8.
     

  • Lee Chestnut, right, is congratulated by retiring Perry County Sheriff Bob Glenn during a brief courthouse ceremony Thursday in which Chestnut was sworn in as the county’s new sheriff. County Clerk Jean Schulthise also swore in County Prosecutor Rod Acchiardo and Coroner Charlie Baumeister. All three men will take part in another ceremony Monday morning in which other officeholders will take their oaths of office.

  • 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 state organization of Tri Kappa will award a variety of scholarships to college students throughout Indiana in the spring.
    Each state scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1000. Tri Kappa has provided scholarship awards since 1914 acknowledging students on the local, province and state levels. Chapters, provinces and the state organization combined, currently give nearly $500,000 annually honoring academic achievement.

  • Dance scheduled at the Sportsman Friday
    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a New Year’s Eve dine and dance Friday.
    Doors will open at 6 p.m. with a meal served at 6:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Final Tour from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
    Cost is $15 per person. Proceeds will be used for upkeep and maintenance of the club. Tickets are available by calling (812) 357-5202.

  • BIRDSEYE – Experience the wonderful world of eagles with indoor and outdoor programs at Patoka Lake Visitor Center Saturday, Jan. 8.
    The morning session will be presented from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and an afternoon repeat session will be from noon to 3 p.m. EST.
    The event will feature a resident bald eagle and other raptors, including a great horned owl. Guest presenter Leslie Grow, Department of Natural Resources Hardy Lake interpretive naturalist, will share the story of these animals, their habits and habitat.

  • 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.