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  • 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.

  • ECKERTY – The 2010 Old Eckerty Days celebration will be held Friday and Saturday in downtown Eckerty. All events listed will be Eastern Daylight Time.
    Friday, Sept. 24

  • 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.

    Bulldog Booster Club to meet today in Cannelton
    CANNELTON – There will be a Bulldog Booster Club meeting at 5:15 p.m. today at the Education Center in the lower level of the old gym in Cannelton.

  • A number of autumn activities are planned for the 2010 Perry County Hoosier Heritage Fall Tour. The annual celebration of fall will again draw visitors to communities across the county each weekend through mid-October.

    Fall Tour Events

    Rickenbaugh Open House Oct. 2

    The historic stone home on Celina Lake will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 2, Sponsored by the Hoosier National Forest. For more information, call 547-7051.

    Rome Courthouse Day Oct. 3

  • To keep the birthday list updated, The Perry County News needs your help. Call 547-3424 if you want to add a name, make a change or if a name or date is wrong. If a person is deceased, please advise the newspaper so the name can be removed from the list. This information is appreciated. You can add names for the year if you like.
    September 17

  • Marvin and Norma Jean Rogier of Tell City will celebrate their 50th wedding an-niversary, Friday, Sept. 17, 2010.
    Mr. Rogier married the former Norma Solbrig Sept. 17, 1960, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold. The Rev. Raymond Moll of-ficiated.
    The couple has two children, Greg Rogier of Tell City and Marty Rogier of Leopold. They also have five grandchildren, Zachary, Ab-by, Trent and Troy Rogier and the late Amber Rogier.
    Mr. Rogier is a retired boilermaker and Mrs. Rogier is retired from the county auditor’s office.

  • Noah Thomas Shearn
    Carrie and Eric Shearn of Tell City announce the birth of their son, Noah Thomas Shearn, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at The Women’s Hospital in Newburgh.
    The infant weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Mrs. Shearn in the former Carrie McCallister. Noah has one older sibling, Taylor, 9.

  • Thursday September 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.

  • Healing services at Chestnut Grove Church
    TELL CITY – The Rev. Matthew Ervin from Bee’s Spring, Ky., will perform healing services at 6 p.m. Sunday at Chestnut Grove Church in Tell City.
    Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Pastor Harold Nix at 547-5109.

  • • From July to December 1935, the company collected 5 tons of seeds from 15 species of trees to send to the Forest Service nursery at Vallonia.  

    • Fourteen buildings and three lookout towers were constructed.

    • Seventy-five miles of telephone line from Paoli to English with branch lines to Spears Tower, Orange County Tower, West Fork Tower, Marchand Tower, Buzzard Roost Tower, the rock quarry and the two CCC camps, and then on to Tell City was built with poles creosoted at the English Camp. The job took 2,884 man days.