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Today's News

  • St. Mark shooting match Sunday

    ST. MARKS – St. Mark Catholic Church will hold its annual shooting match picnic Sunday on the church grounds.
    The ham shoot will be at 10:30 a.m. with the closed match beginning at 2:30 p.m. First choice will be half a beef.
    Chili, hamburgers, brats, games, bingo, quilts, a raffle and country store will also be available.
    The church is located on Indiana 145, six miles north of Tell City. All are welcome to attend.

  • EUCC fall bazaar set for Oct. 5

    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.

  • William Tell students enjoy new goal, football posts

    Fourth grade students enjoyed a football upright-soccer goal combo sets during recess at William Tell Elementary. 

    The parent-teacher organization purchased the sets with money from fundraiser sales and they were installed last spring in an existing play area nearly the size of a full-size soccer field. Staff said the students have enjoyed the new equipment and play area, especially the large group of fourth grade students pictured below, who ran and played hard and had a great time during recess.

  • Patoka cook-off Oct. 19

    BIRDSEYE – The annual Dutch oven cook-off held during Patoka’s Autumn Getaway will be from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 19.
    Registration begins at noon and cooking will begin at 12:30 p.m. Dishes will be judged upon completion.
    All culinary skill levels are welcome to participate. Winners will be announced in the cooking area at 4:30 p.m. in the Patoka Lake modern campgrounds.
    For more information, call (812) 685-2447.

  • Local libraries to celebrate Teen Read Week

    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.

  • Reunions, Sept. 26

    Weatherholt
    TOBINSPORT – The Weatherholt family will host a reunion from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Clayton Harris United Methodist Church in Tobinsport.
    A meal will be served at noon. Those attending are asked to take drinks for your family and a covered dish to share.
    For more information, contact Jim Adams at 549-9611 or Sharla Adams at 547-5185.

    Poole – Young
    CANNELTON – The Poole-Young family will meet for a family reunion at 1 p.m. Saturday at Eagle Bluff Park in Cannelton.

  • Dale High School Class of 1948 reunites

    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.

  • Spencer County Business Expo Oct. 3

    SPENCER COUNTY – The 2013 Business Expo will be held from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CDT Oct. 3 in the Santa’s Lodge’s Celebration Room in Santa Claus.
    This inaugural business-to-business event is sponsored by Lincolnland Economic Development Corp. and the Spencer County Regional Chamber of Commerce. Organizers describe it as a “unique networking opportunity for local businesses to share information about their products and services.”

  • GED testing available at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire set and pre-registration is mandatory. Testing is offered on a first-come, first serve basis Oct. 21 and Oct. 22.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency. The cost is $70 for the complete examination. For more information, contact GED chief examiner Susie Knox at 547-3347.

  • VFW picnic Oct. 6 at Mulzer Camp

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host its annual family picnic Oct. 6 at Mulzer Camp west of Troy.
    Members and their families, plus the ladies and men’s auxiliary units and their families, are invited to attend.
    The post will furnish the meat, potatoes and drinks. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish or dessert.
    Dinner will begin around 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kerry James at (812) 608-0217.