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Coming Events

  • German American sponsoring Clean Sweep

    TELL CITY – German American is sponsoring a Clean Sweep event in Tell City on Saturday, Aug. 19. Nonprofit organizations will form teams to help pick up debris throughout the Tell City community and German American will donate money to the nonprofit organizations for each bag of trash collected.

  • Community Events; Aug. 14

    Tractor group to hold meeting Thursday

     

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley tractor club will meet Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Branchville Conservation club.

     

    Drug recovery group to meet Aug. 22

     

    TELL CITY – Concerned Citizens For Drug Recovery will hold a meeting Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. at Indiana Reality, located at 331 Main St. Citizens are invited to support the community. All input, questions and concerns can be addressed.

  • Eclipse gathering Aug. 21 at Tell City Depot; glasses included

    The Tell City Brick by Brick downtown group will host a fundraising luncheon from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at the Tell City Depot. There will be burgers, brats, sides, desserts and refreshments.

    St. Benedict’s Brew Works will serve a special eclipse stout. Tickets are $10 per person and include eclipse glasses. Those attending are invited to stay and watch the eclipse from the Depot.

    Proceeds will support Brick by Brick’s efforts to improve Tell City’s downtown through signage, facade renovation and quality of place development.

  • Salsa-making workshop Aug. 24

    It has been said that salsa is the new catsup. And at this time of year with an abundance of tomatoes, salsa is quick and easy to make.

    Purdue Extension is hosting a Food Preservation Workshop on Aug. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Perry County Office in Tell City. Join in for an informational and fun time, learning to make fresh salsa as well as preserve it for year-round enjoyment.

    Each participant will leave with a jar of freshly preserved salsa and all the knowledge needed to make more at home. The cost is only $10. Space is limited.

  • Perry-Spencer Republican picnic Aug. 17

    TROY – The 2017 Perry-Spencer Republican Picnic is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 17, at Mulzer’s Camp near Troy.

    Confirmed guests include Congressman Larry Bucshon, Congressman Todd Rokita, Secretary of State Connie Lawson, Attorney General Curtis Hill, State Sen. Mark Messmer, State Rep. Ron Bacon, State Rep. Lloyd Arnold and local officials.

    Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students and children ages 6 and younger will be admitted free. Tickets will be available at the door or from precinct committee members.

  • Benefit for Sherry Curtis Oct. 7

    CLOVERPORT, Ky. – There will be a benefit for Sherry Curtis Oct. 7, at 466 Ballard Smith Lane in Cloverport, Ky.

    There will be a cornhole tourney at noon, along with trap shooting, a steal board shoot, a half-pot drawing, a cake walk and a silent auction will begin at 5 p.m. A dinner plate will be served beginning at 2 p.m., and will feature hamburgers, chicken, barbecue and hot dogs.

    Sherry Curtis is the daughter of Betty and Carl Young and sister of Virginia Clark, Toni Woods, Carl Young and Michael Young.

  • Horseman’s Club fun horse show Aug. 26

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a Fun Horse Show and Benefit on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 5 p.m. CT. The club is located at 9455 Summer Road, north of Tell City. Follow signs from approximately 6 miles north  on State Road 37.

    There will be games for all ages, providing fun for all participants and spectators. There is some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.

  • 10th Street Fair to return Sept. 16

    TELL CITY – The 10th Street Fall Festival will return to Tell City, Saturday, Sept. 16. Family fun, live music, food booths, shopping, photo booth, petting zoo, pumpkin painting and games for all ages will fill the afternoon.  This family friendly event will run from 3 to 7 p.m. and will be hosted by Evangelical United Church of Christ and its partner churches in Tell City. 

  • Tough Cookie Mud Run, a 5k Obstacle Race at Camp Koch in September

    CANNELTON – Saturday, Sept. 16, Girl Scout Camp Koch near Cannelton will host a challenging 5k course of muddy pits, hurdles, ropes, climbing walls, fire, ice, natural obstacles and more for both experienced and novice runners.

    Men and women who will be at least 14 years old by race day are invited to participate in this fun challenge. The race will be from 3 to 6 p.m. with an after party to follow at the Pour Haus in Tell City.

  • Fishing opportunities abound within county’s share of HNF

    Len Kring

    Hoosier National Forest

     

    Many anglers who visit the Hoosier National Forest are probably familiar with our larger lakes.Lakes Celina, Indian, Tipsaw and Springs Valley see thousands of visitors each year. These lakes continue to produce good catches of bass, catfish and sunfish on an annual basis. 

    There are signs along the highway that point you in the right direction and get you to and on the water. These larger lakes are managed in conjunction with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.