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Today's Features

  • CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Festival Committee is accepting vendor applications for its Oct. 12 art festival. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and booth fees are $20 for arts and crafts vendors. Artisans and craftsmen are highly encouraged to apply. The festival only accepts booths with handmade or handcrafted items.
    The committee is accepting food-booth applications as well. Booth fees are $25 for nonprofit or church organizations and $50 for businesses.

  • TELL CITY – The Perry County News has welcomed a second high-school senior as an intern for the fall semester.

    Jacqueline Trowbridge is a senior at Perry Central High School who will spend her afternoons at the News, working with the paper’s staff, writing news and feature stories and occasional columns. She will also hone her photography skills. She will also do some news and feature writing at the school.

  • Ronald and Judy Naegele of Branchville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, with a gathering at the Schwartz Family Restaurant in Eckerty hosted by their family.

    Mr. Naegele married the former Judy Belcher Oct. 18, 1963, at the home of the Rev. Loval Eastridge. The couple has two children, Rhonda Carter (Chris) of Tell City and Marissa Hubert of Owensboro, Ky.
    They also have two grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.
    Both are retired from the Branchville Correctional Facility.

  • ­THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their monthly carry-in dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the center. The weekly dance will follow at 7 p.m. Crosswind will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will host its annual fall bazaar Oct. 5 beginning at 7:30 a.m.
    A breakfast consisting of homemade biscuits, gravy and fried potatoes with side orders of eggs, sausage, coffee and juice will be available from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.
    A country store with baked items, homemade candies and jams will be open. This year will feature some local vendors with floral arrangements, wreaths, Tupperware, handmade purses, scarves and hats, and some woodworking items.
    All are invited and encouraged to attend.

  • PERRY COUNTY – In celebration of Teen Read Week Oct. 13 through Oct. 19, the unofficial “Hunger Games Young Adult Survival Skills Program” will be presented at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch.
    From 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Creek Stewart, who lives in Anderson and owns Wilderness Survival School, or one of his primitive skills instructors will teach young adults 10 to 18 years of age survival skills based on the strategies from the Hunger Games series.

  • The Dale High School class of 1948 held its 65th reunion Sept. 9 at the Chateau Restaurant in Mariah Hill. 

    Pictured in the front row, from the left, are Jean Meyer, Louise Poth, Shelby Schnuck, Claude Boehm, Betty Roos, Peggy Lovell, Kathryn Meyer, June Hile, Pat Koch, and Virginia Blue.  In the back are: Anna Hartley, Pauleen Kern, Opel Minor, Jim Roessler, Jim Roos, Betsey Aders, Lee Ringeman, Dorothy Elliott, Leon Kordes, Bill Wedeking and Merle Kendall.

  • PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Executive Director Larry K. Kleeman announced that LHDC has recently been fully recertified as a Community Housing Development Organization through the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority. LHDC’s certification covers Crawford, Dubois, Harrison, Perry, and Spencer counties. Any nonprofit organization receiving IHCDA HOME-CHDO funding must be certified by IHCDA.

  • ST. MEINRAD – The men’s and women’s Benedictine communities of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Monastery Immaculate Conception are co-sponsoring a youth pilgrimage for Oct. 19.
    The day’s events will begin at noon at the Archabbey Church of Saint Meinrad Archabbey. Following a brief prayer for pilgrims, the group will walk the six miles along country roads to Monastery Immaculate Conception.
    Pilgrims will arrive at the Monastery Church at Ferdinand for Vespers at 5 p.m., followed by a cookout with members of both monastic communities.

  • Senior athlete Shane Roark is one of the nearly 30 senior athletes who visits the students at William Tell Elementary each Friday.