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  • 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.

  • TROY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will host its annual recognition event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19 at the Fulton Hill Community Center in Troy. The event is held to honor the Perry County RSVP volunteers who contribute many hours for the betterment of the community.
    The event will feature food and prizes. All RSVP volunteers and volunteer station representatives are invited to attend.

  • TELL CITY – Mu Gamma will hold a Christmas auction Tuesday, Nov. 16 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 802 10th St., Tell City.
    Door 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 - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Electric Sun at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12 to celebrate their new business. An open house will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Ryan and Paige Werner are the owners of Electric Sun, located at 114 E. Indiana 66, in Tell City (near the movie theater). Electric Sun has tanning beds, a spray-tanning booth and tanning lotions and products. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday. Paige Werner serves as store manager.

  • Monday November 8
    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.

  • ST. MEINRAD – A benefit event for David VanHoosier will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 at the St. Meinrad Community Center. Chili, hamburgers, hot dogs, pulled-pork sandwiches, chips, desserts and drinks will be served. A raffle will be held at 6 p.m. Tickets will be sold in advance and the day of the benefit. Winners need not be present to win.

  • 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 pot 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.

  • CANNELTON – Cannelton City Schools will celebrate Veterans Day beginning at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
    All veterans and the public are invited to the event at the Cannelton Community Center. Special seating will be available for veterans who attend.
    Guest speaker will be 1st Lt. Wendy Freeman.
    Students from preschool through 12th grades will have presentations for the public to enjoy.
    For more information, contact Margie Weatherholt at 547-4126 or by e-mail at mweatherholt@cannelton.k12.in.us.
     

  • Thursday November 4
    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.

  • TELL CITY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will host an open-mic poetry night Friday, Nov. 5 for all area poetry lovers.
    The event will be held at the Tell City Star Café, 413 Main Street in Tell City, beginning at 6 p.m.
    Poets are welcome to attend and read their own work, or attendees may also recite the work of others.
    Registration is not required, but is appreciated by calling 608-1305.
     

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar Raffle today.
    A handcrafted solid walnut blanket chest will be raffled off during a today drawing at the end of the bazaar at the hospital.
    The bazaar will also include many other handcrafted items and baked goods for sale.
    The gift shop will be open during the event with special sales.
    A luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria. Cost for the meal is $7.

  • TELL CITY – Goblins, Games and Goodies, an event sponsored by Perry County Junior Women, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds.
    Families are invited to take their children for a night of games, crafts, treats and even a haunted trail. There will also be “Witchy Story Time.” Popcorn, hot chocolate, hot cider and other snacks will be available for purchase. Snack proceeds will benefit the 4-H Council. Boy Scouts Troop 192 and Perry County 4-H Junior Leaders are sponsoring the haunted trail.

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 65th annual Cannelton Fall Fest from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 at the city’s community center.
    Queen candidates for this year’s fest are kindergartner Kendall Hale, first grader Brooklyn Chenault, second-grader Mariah Rainbolt, third-grader Ashli Harlen, fourth-grader Sydnei Parrott, fifth-grader Chelsie Morrow and sixth-grader Star Bernardi.
    Cost for the event is 25 cents for those who are not in costume.