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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 lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Substance abuse committee to meet
    TELL CITY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Committee board of directors will meet at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ.

  • TELL CITY – Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa is selling prints of historic landmarks in Tell City and Perry County.
    Most were drawn by offenders in the Purposeful Living Unites Serve program at Branchville Correctional Facility.

  • TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella are selling raffle tickets for various prizes. There will be 28 prizes in the raffle, including a quilt and Holiday World tickets.
    Cost of tickets is $1 each or six for $5.
    Tickets may be purchased from any D of I member or by calling Dona Sweeney at 547-4794.
    Drawings will be held Dec. 7 at the D of I Christmas party.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Junior Women will host the Sweets, Treats and Santa Holiday event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Schergens Center. The cost is $3 per child and $2 for adults who wish to eat with their children. Lunch will be served and children can make crafts and also visit with Santa Claus.
    Danny Bolin will take photographs. There will be gift bags given to the first 100 children.
    To make a reservation, call T.J. Noland at 547-7822 or e-mail tnoland@cannelton.k12.in.us.
     

  • PERRY COUNTY – Area Girl Scouts are readying to take cookie orders from Jan. 1 through Jan. 23.
    This year’s sale will offer eight varieties of cookies: Thin Mints, Shortbreads, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Peanut Butter Patties, Caramel deLites, Thanks-a-Lots, Lemonades and a new Belgian-style cookie called Shout Outs.
    A change this year will be a new “soft” packaging for the Thanks-a-Lots cookies, which, according to cookie suppliers ABC Interbake, eliminates more than 150 tons of paperboard from the waste stream.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Beautification Committee will host a chili cook-off Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. on Main Street in conjunction with the Tell City Christmas parade.
    Participating businesses are asked to cook their best pots of chili and serve the public as they stroll Main Street during “A Christmas Celebration.”
    The cost of each station is $10. The money will go to-ward expenses for prizes and awards given to participating merchants.

  • TELL CITY – Hoosier Heights Country Club Ladies will have their annual Christmas auction Dec. 1.
    The live auction begins at 7 p.m. at the Hoosier Heights Country Club
    Guests may place their bids on items before that time. Baked goods will be available for purchase and a half-pot drawing will be held as well.
    The public is invited to attend a buffet to be held in the dining room beginning at 5 p.m.
     

  • 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 – Planning a trip outside the country? Traveling to do mission work? Or perhaps a holiday vacation?
    The Tell City Post Office will accept passport applications Saturday, Nov. 20 during a passport fair being held to assist people whose hectic schedules make it difficult to complete this task during the week.

  • Tell City Junior-Senior High School Key Club hosted a Hat Day to raise funds for Indiana Horse Rescue South. Students and staff paid a $1 donation to wear a hat. The club raised $63. Alexis Braun, Key Club member, and Amy Hollinden, Key Club sponsor, are pictured, center, presenting the donation to Ethan Shinault and Pat and Mikayla Reed.
     

  • TELL CITY – Catholic Charities in Tell City will host an information session on Medicare Part D coverage from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the Catholic Charities office, 802 Ninth Street.
    An options counselor from SWIRCA & More will be available to answer questions and assist those needing help to choose a Part D plan for their Medicare coverage. This is not a sales presentation.
    Plan costs and coverage change each year, so all people with Medicare should check to make sure their plan still meets their needs and budget.

  • Thursday November 18
    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.

  • Monday November 15
    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 – Mu Gamma will hold a Christmas auction Tuesday at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 802 10th St., Tell City.
    Doors open at 6 p.m. and the auction begins at 6:30. Items will include holiday crafts and baked goods.
    Refreshments will be served.
    Those attending will also be able to taste and order Christmas Old English and holiday cheeseballs.
     

  • TELL CITY – Now that Halloween has passed, The News staff has again been asked to gather letters to Santa Claus. Good boys and girls can send their letters for publication in our annual Holiday Greetings section, to be published this year Dec. 23 — just in time for Santa to read them as he’s checking what’s in his sleigh.
    Letters can be addressed in care of The News and mailed to P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Letters can also be dropped off at The News’ office at 537 Main St. or sent via e-mail to editor@perrycounty news.com.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Beautification Committee will host a chili cook-off Sunday, Nov. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. on Main Street in conjunction with the Tell City Christmas parade.
    Participating businesses are asked to cook their best pots of chili and serve the public as they stroll Main Street during “A Christmas Celebration.”
    The cost of each station is $10. The money will go toward expenses for prizes and awards given to participating merchants.

  • The Glenn family gathered for a five generation photo recently. Pictured in front holding her great-great-granddaughter, Lilly Glenn, is Clara Glenn. At right is Lilly’s great-grandfather, Gary Glenn. Standing is Lilly’s grandfather, Bob Glenn, and her father, Isiah Glenn.

  • 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.

    Mu Gamma to meet today
    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at Carolyn Craddock’s home.
    The membership committee will be hostesses for ritual tea for some members.

  • TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary will host an arts, crafts and vendor Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 at the K of C, 11th and Tell streets.
    Items on display will include homemade baked goods, Christmas wreaths, Mia Bella gourmet candles, lighted wine bottles and glass blocks, Tastefully Simple items, Tupperware, Party Lite items, Lia Sophia jewelry, Tole painting, Avon products, yard stakes, Mary Kay products, Thirty One purses, Rada Cutlery, Loupies scarves and handmade and copper jewelry.