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  • PERRY COUNTY – The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program is available in Perry County this year under the sponsorship of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. through the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. The program will provide $3,000 in voucher checks from the Indiana Department of Health to 150 low-income households in Perry County.

  • The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Firehouse Printing in celebration of their grand opening Aug. 8.

  • INDIANAPOLIS – Cassidy Stiles, the 14-year-old daughter of John Stiles and Angela Oakley, participated in the Miss American Co-Ed pageant in Indianapolis Aug. 2 through Aug. 4. She was crowned 2013 Junior Teen Miss Victory.

    This crowning means that Stiles will participate in the Miss American Co-Ed Nationals pageant set for Nov. 24 through Dec. 1 at the Hilton Head Disney Resort in Orlando, Fla.
    In addition to her crown title, Stiles was also recognized for Junior Teen Volunteer Services Award.

  • TELL CITY – The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to recruit fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2014 Relay For Life of Perry County.
    Cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders and anyone wanting to make a difference is invited to participate.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Republicans drew winners of two gas cards at their Schweizer Fest booth during the city’s festival last week.
    Nancy Myers and Richard Northerner, both of Tell City, were the winners.

  • The Perry County Democrats drew the winner of a $50 gas card giveaway Aug. 10 during Tell City’s Schweizer Fest. Pictured drawing the name, from the left, Mandy Mogan, Will Mogan and Jody French. The winner was Clyde Howell of Tell City.

  • Curry Parker, son of Joe Parker and Beth James, and Myla Jarboe, daughter of Greg and Ronica Jarboe, were crowned Little Mister and Little Miss Perry County 4-H Fair during festivities in July.

  • The Troy High School Class of 1948 met at the Patio June 22.

    There were 10 class members present. Pictured in the front from the left are Joe Detzer, Bill Rust, Charles Hattenbach and Albert Gross. In the back are Helen Richardson, Hazel Fortwendel, Lola Mae James, Clara Staats, Jo Ola McLain and Ruth Gunn. Not present were Anastasia Wollenman, Marion Brumfield, Linus Linne and Jim Pearson.

  • William Tell Elementary was well represented at the Schweizer Fest 2-mile and 6-mile road runs. Participants – students from kindergarten to sixth grade as well as staff members – celebrated by wearing their race shirts to school.

  • EVANSVILLE – Michaela and Jonah Kunkler, members of the Happy Hoosiers 4-H Club in Evansville, competed in their county’s 4-H team demonstration contest May 30 and were eligible to compete at the Indiana State Fair Aug. 4.

  • Talent was abound at the annual Schweizer Fest Talent show held Aug. 8 under the gazebo in City Hall Park. Below are pictures of contest winners in both of the show's divisions, along with pictures of the contestants who took to the stage. Click on the photo below to open the gallery.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library officials announced registration is now open for the autumn story-time session. Autumn story times will run from Sept. 9 through Oct. 17 with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. Parents and guardians may register for story time by calling the Tell City location at 547-2661. Story times are as follows:

  • Four generations of the James Rhodes family recently gathered for a family photo.

    In front holding infant Alexis Kratzer is great-grandfather James Rhodes of Leopold. Behind them from the left are mother Kristel Kratzer of Derby and grandmother Lynda Hess, also of Derby.

  • More pictures from the 2013 Miss Schweizer Fest pageant. Click on the picture below to enlarge the photo and scroll through the gallery.

  • PERRY, Ga. – Zach Ziegelgruber of Tell City competed July 21-July 27 at the 2013 National Barrel Horse Association Youth World Championships in Perry, Ga. This invitation-only event is the largest youth barrel race in the world, according to organizers.
    Ziegelgruber placed fifth in the first division in the first go-round in the teen division with 1,053 entries. His horse was TCS Blue Cassady, a 14-year-old AQHA registered mare. Ziegelgruber won a world championship finalist belt buckle and a large cash prize.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County Republicans congratulate Amanda Lasher and Brian Suhrheinrich, who’s names were drawn for two gas cards. The two entered the contest at the Republicans’ booth at the Perry County 4-H Fair.

  • Heath Roessler of St. Meinrad was the winner of a $50 gas gift card presented by Perry County Democrats as part of a contest conducted during the recent 4-H fair. The winning entry was chosen by Joe Mogan, son of Mandi Mogan.
     

  • TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a Fun Horse Show and benefit at 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at 9455 Summer Road, north of Tell City. Those attending are asked to follow signs approximately five miles north on Indiana 37.
    The event will include games for all ages. There will also be some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.

  • TELL CITY – Have you always wanted to learn to quilt? 
    You could get that opportunity this summer at the annual quilt show sponsored by the Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild.
    The show will be Friday and Saturday at the Evangelical Church of Christ in Tell City. At the show, you can admire quilts of all sizes and inquire about quilting classes from the ladies of the quilt guild. If enough interest is shown, a day class will be held later in the fall.
    The quilt show will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.