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  • 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.

  • PERRY COUNTY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce along with participating businesses announce this year’s Christmas Cash Giveaway winners. To win, shoppers must have registered at one of the participating merchants before Dec. 23. The promotion was intended to encourage local shopping over the holiday season and give local residents some extra shopping money compliments of local businesses. The total cash given away this year was more than $1,000. There was a winner from each participating location each week.

  • 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 – January menus and order forms for Angel Food Ministries’ discount-food program are available at The News. The program offers $31 boxes of food valued at $60 or more, as well as senior boxes of 10 fully cooked meals for $28.
    Orders are due by noon Jan. 18 with food delivered Jan. 29. Orders can also be placed online and paid for with a debit or credit card. Menus are available online at www.angelfoodministries.com.
    For more information on the program, call Kenny Ambrose at 843-4685 or e-mail him at bumcministry@hotmail.com.

  • Monday December 20
    AA New Hope Group meeting 7 p.m., at First United 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 843-5044.

  • 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 – VNA Plus, a local provider of home-care and hospice services, announces it has been recognized with Home Care Pulse’s “Best of Home Care” distinction. Awarded to the top 25 percent of agencies in client and employee satisfaction scores from Home Care Pulse, VNA Plus is now ranked among a select few of the best agencies in the country.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Larry K. Kleeman, executive director and chief executive officer of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. announced that $200,000 of additional energy assistance funds were awarded to LHDC to serve more households in Perry, Spencer and Crawford counties with their winter heating bills.
    A few weeks ago, LHDC was forced to suspend the Energy Assistance Program after serving approximately 1,400 households in the three-county area. At that time a waiting list was established and approximately 250 households were placed on it.

  • Thursday December 16
    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.