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  • TELL CITY – In celebration of Teen Read Week, Sunday through Oct. 23, the Tell City-Perry County Public Library will host two events for local teens.
    From 5 to 8 p.m. Monday there will be a “Game Night” where teens are invited to go to the library and play games on the Wii gaming system or play a variety of card and board games.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Perry County’s 4-H clubs are working on community-service projects and would like to have the public become involved, Extension Educator Re-nate Jobst said.
    “There are three projects that are ongoing and I am hopeful the community will want to pitch in,” Jobst said.

  • By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    ST. CROIX – Parishioners of Holy Cross Church marked 150 years of faith Sunday by doing what they and their church’s forebears have been doing for a century and a half: praying to God and giving thanks for life’s blessings.

  • Thursday October 7
    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 – Indiana Horse Rescue South will take rescued horses to Orscheln Farm Store from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. This fundraising event will be to help raise funds to feed the horses for the winter.
    The group will hold raffles, games, face painting and other events. Different kinds of foods will be available for purchase and a bake sale will also be set up.
    The event is for all ages. The horses will be present for everyone to see and understand the implications of animal abuse.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar Raffle Nov. 4. A handcrafted solid walnut blanket chest will be raffled off during drawing at the end of the bazaar at the hospital.

  • PERRY COUNTY – The Alzheimer’s Association invites the public to join the annual Tri-County Memory Walk Saturday at Tell City Junior-Senior High School. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the walk will start at 9.

  • FERDINAND – This weekend has been set aside for Primitive Days in Ferdinand and coupon sales will kick-off the weekend at six retail locations in town Friday through Sunday.
    The first performance of the Strolling Street Theatre’s “Spirits of Ferdinand” will close out the day Friday with an 8 p.m. performance. The original play by Dean Bolin captures the spirits of legendary people from Ferdinand’s past and is presented by the Ferdinand Merchants Association.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Are you ready to do some early Christmas shopping with local vendors, get together with friends, enjoy a free lunch, tour a beautiful health-care facility and help a local charity all in one day? Then you need attend “Power of the Purse” from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Oakwood Health Campus.

  • Beth Hauser holds a candle during a vigil for breast-cancer awareness, tearfully telling her story of survival to a large group gathered Thursday night at City Hall Park. 

  • By TRISTA LUTGRING, Feature Writer

    TELL CITY – Brennan Fenwick is a normal, healthy 10-month-old baby. He laughs loudly to the amusement of family members as he is lifted in the air by his father. He is easily distracted by shiny objects dangled by his grandmother, grins at his grandfather’s goofy faces and clings to his mother when tired. Brennan rolls on the floor with his toys and tends to pull his socks off when they apparently bother him.

  • 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.

  • Samantha Jo Hagedorn and Seth Daniel DuPont were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at St. Mark Church in rural Tell City. The ceremony was of-ficiated by the Rev. Dennis Devulius.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hagedorn of Tell City. Mr. DuPont is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel DuPont of rural Tell City.
    Kathy Moore and Amy Hagedorn, sisters of the bride, were chosen as mat-ron of honor and maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mary Jo Hagedorn and Amanda Foster, sisters of the bride, and Mandy Flohr and Hannah DuPont, sisters of the groom.

  • Trent Gunn and Katie Elder were selected as Tell City Junior-Senior High School homecoming king and queen Friday, Sept. 24 in a ceremony held before the Marksmen’s game against Southridge.
     

  • FULDA – A benefit dance and live auction is being planned for the family of Mark “Flash” Kleeman, who passed away suddenly Sept. 12 after having a liver transplant at the Cincinnati University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
    The event will be held Oct. 23 at Fulda Sportsman Club. Dinners catered by New Boston Tavern will be on sale starting at 4 p.m. and include pulled pork, creek fries, baked beans and slaw. They will be available for dine-in or carryout.

  • Thursday September 30
    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.

  • By VINCE LUECKE, Editor

    TELL CITY – Care packages Dr. William Marcrum sends to troops stationed in some of the most dangerous places in the world have endeared him to soldiers he may never meet. But the Tell City physician’s good deeds came to the attention of readers of a national magazine, thanks to a letter from his daughter.

  • TELL CITY - A group of six Oakwood residents are participating in a National Senior Games Fall Bowling League with the Wii gaming system. More than 100 teams nationally are competing in games and the group’s scores are submitted every week.
    At the end of the competition, an over-all winner will be announced. Oakwood’s team donned retro league shirts Sept. 2, complete with nicknames embroidered on the front. For more information on the games, visit www.nslgames.com.

  • JEFFERSONVILLE – Bowles Mattress Co. announces the opening of its newest mattress gallery and factory showroom at Dixon Mattress in Tell City. The new display covers 1,500 square feet and showcases 20 sets of bedding.
    The new mattress gallery features bedding from Bowles Mattress with features and price ranges from luxury to economy. There are multiple products featuring memory foam, latex, double sided models as well as youth mattresses.