Coming Events

  • Comedy for Canines returns Saturday, July 18

    Dinner and show will raise money for Hancock County animal shelter

    LEWISPORT – The second-annual Comedy For the Canines will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at the Lewisport Lions Club Community Center. This benefit for Hancock County Animal Shelter will feature stand-up comedy by Layson Brooks Jr. and Susan Janowick, both of Lewisport, and Sherri Gardner of Fort Worth, Texas.

  • St. Augustine annual picnic planned for July 26

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 26.

    Mass will be held at 10 a.m. There will be parking available for guests with disabilities. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, a country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 72 prizes totaling $3,000. 

    Family-style chicken dinners will be served by a ticket-number system in the air-conditioned dining room. 

  • Community Events; June 29

    St. Peter’s UCC to host summer social July 11


  • Another camping season begins, more lives touched at Anderson Woods

    Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of columns about activities taking place at Anderson Woods, a camp for children and adults with special needs east of Adyeville.


    ADYEVILLE – Another summer camping season has begun at Anderson Woods, a summer camp for those with special needs. Nestled in the hills and forests of rural Perry County, campers from all over travel to spend four days out in the wilderness and learn life skills from each other and the staff.

  • Museum to host benefit, auction at Wine Over Water

    ROCKY POINT – The Perry County Museum will host a fundraising event during Blue Heron Winery’s Wine Over Water planned for Friday, June 26, at the winery on the hill above Rocky Point. The event will start at 6 p.m. with admission and silent auction proceeds benefiting the museum.

  • Adventures With Nature returning to Tipsaw Lake June 27

    TIPSAW – The 13th annual Adventures With Nature field day will be held at Tipsaw Lake Saturday, June 27. Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of State Parks, Perry and Spencer County Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Purdue Extension Perry County and the U.S. Forest Service continue to work together to present the event.

    Activities will get underway at 9 a.m. and will conclude approximately 1 p.m.

  • Claude, Hettie Brown family reunion to be held Aug. 9

    TELL CITY – The Claude and Hettie Brown family reunion will take place Sunday, Aug. 9, at the Southern Indiana Horsemen’s Club. Call (812) 547-4001 or (812) 843-5128 for more information.

  • March of Dimes baby contest July 11

    TELL CITY – The March of Dimes baby contest will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 11, at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. The contest is open to boys and girls birth to 59 months (those who have not yet reached their fifth birthday). There will be no admission charge at the gate the day of the contest. The theme this year is “Down On The Farm” but children can dress in any style. Trophies will be awarded to the top three contestants in each boy and girl age group.

  • Kids can meet K9 hero Jago at library Saturday

    TELL CITY –Tell City Police Officer Derrick Lawalin and his trained K-9 partner, Jago, will make a special visit to the Perry County Public Library’s Tell City branch at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27, as part of the library’s summer “Hero” reading program.

    Jago, a German shepherd dog imported to the U.S. from Czechoslovakia, joined the Tell City Police Department in April 2006, when he was just 19 months old.

    Upon arrival, Jago was paired with Lawalin, and the two have served together ever since.

  • Community Events; June 25

    Landlord association to meet Friday


    TELL CITY – The South Central Indiana Landlord Association will meet at 11 a.m. Friday, June 26, at Ivy Tech in Tell City. The meeting will also include a guest speaker. Call or text (262) 458-4782 with any questions.


    Cruise For A Cause planned for Saturday