Coming Events

  • Ferdinand to host town-wide yard sales today through Saturday

    FERDINAND – The Ferdinand Merchants and Chamber of Commerce are at it again, organizing the 13th annual Ferdinand Town-Wide Yard Sale for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 26-28.

    Entire neighborhoods will be sifting through drawers, closets, basements and attics to come up with lots of fun and fabulous finds. Most of Ferdinand’s homes have porches, garages and basements just in case the weather is unkind.

  • Community Calendar; March 26

    Thursday, March 26

    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.

    Community Table, Dale Presbyterian Church, free, nutritious meals to all in need of food and fellowship. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Meal served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Doors close at 7 p.m.

    Table of Blessings will serve free hot, nutritious meals to all community members from 5 to 6 p.m. Information, call 547-0903.

  • Raffle to benefit St. Augustine’s

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine Church in Leopold is sponsoring a raffle to restore the church’s interior. Prizes include a two-night stay at Derby Cabins on the Ohio River; dinner for two at Smackwater Cove Grill, a $20 gift certificate for Blue Heron Vineyard, $20 certificate for Winzerwald Winery and a four-hour cruise on the Ohio River. 

    Raffle tickets are $2 per chance or $10 for six. The drawing will take place Monday, April 6 for winner-take-all. Raffle tickets are being sold at Guillaume’s Store in Leopold and Smackwater Cove Grill in Derby.

  • Registration open for Small Steps to Wellness

    LEOPOLD – The Small Steps to Wellness second-annual fun run-walk, hosted by Stepping Stones Preschool, will be held Saturday, April 18.

    Organizers invite the community to participate in this family-friendly event. All money raised will support our Small Steps to Wellness program with a portion going the Perry Central High School Baseball Team. This event directly benefits youth and their families in rural Perry County.

    The race will begin and end at Stepping Stones Preschool, 18020 Lafayette Street in Leopold. 

  • Community Events, March 23

    Folklore topic of Historical Society meeting today


    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, March 23 (today), at the museum, located at the corner of Ninth and Franklin streets.

    Due to wintry weather last month, the program scheduled for that meeting by Phil and Jeanne Wittmer will be held this month.

  • Social News; March 23

    THE MU GAMMA CHAPTER of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in the fellowship hall. Hostesses for the evening will be Rosie Boling, Trena Claise, Lee Ann Riley and George Ann Franchville.


    WANDA KEMP entertained her euchre club Tuesday, March 17, at her home in Apalona. Winners were Annette Underhill, Rosetta Roberts, Juanita Kunkler and Deanna  Rudolph.


  • Fitness walk to benefit Catholic Charities

    TELL CITY – Children and adults are invited to walk a 2-mile route as a way to support Catholic Charities Tell City and recognize walking as a form of exercise.

    Catholic Charities Tell City provides food assistance at Martin’s Cloak Food Pantry and Table of Blessings. Financial assistance is provided in the form of emergency assistance, Lifeline for Families, Early Years Store and budget basics classes.

  • Oakwood volunteer workshop March 24

    TELL CITY – The staff and residents of Oakwood Health Campus invite the community to join them at an upcoming workshop about volunteer opportunities.

    This free event will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, Oakwood Health Campus. A luncheon and a TV door prize will also be included.

    Anyone interested in attending should RSVP to Polly Story at (812) 547-2333 by Tuesday, March 17.

  • PCMH to offer CPR classes

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer American Heart Association CPR classes this month. Classes are held in the Perry County EMS building classroom.

    • Family & Friends CPR is designed for anyone 12 and older who wants to learn CPR, choking rescue skills and automated external defibrilator use. No testing or performance evaluation is required. Class will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 4. Fee is $10.

  • Story time registration now open at public library

    TELL CITY – Story time registration begins this week at the Perry County Public Library’s Tell City branch. This year, the library will offer a first- through third-grade age-group to the program line-up, called the “Adventurer’s Club.” The club will feature books, crafts and hands-on science experiments.

    Babies and toddlers story time will be from 9:30 to 10 a.m. or 10:30 to 11 a.m. Mondays.

    Preschoolers ages 3-6 story time will be from Tuesdays 6 to 7 a.m. Tuesdays or from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.