Coming Events

  • Tell City D of I to host paint party April 7

    TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella will host a paint party fundraiser on Saturday, April 7, from 6 to 8 a.m. in St. Paul’s Parish Hall. Contact Betty Case at the Tell City Depot at (812) 547-7933 to sign-up and choose a design to paint. Cost is $30.

    The registration deadline is April 2 and the cost is $30. Those taking part are invited to take their own non-alcoholic drinks and snacks to share. The public is invited to come and join the fun.


    United Way annual meeting tonight


    DERBY– The United Way of Perry County will hold is annual meeting and campaign celebration on Thursday, March 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Derby Community Center.

  • National Players to perform ‘Othello,’ ‘Alice in Wonderland’ at Bede Theater

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey will host the National Players, America’s longest-running classical touring company, as it presents plays on March 16 and 17.

    The first show, actors will perform Shakespeare’s “Othello,” while the performance on Saturday,  will feature “Alice in Wonderland,” based on the book by Lewis Carroll.

    All performances are free and open to the public. They will be held at 7 p.m. Central time in St. Bede Theater on the Saint Meinrad campus. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

  • Astra Theatre’s re-opening set for April 14

    JASPER – With a $1.6 million renovation headed toward completion, Nashville recording artists Will Kimbrough and Patrick Sweany are set to re-open the historic Astra Theatre on Saturday, April 14. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with the performance beginning at 7:30 p.m.

    Kimbrough, a former Americana Music Association “Instrumentalist of the Year,” will perform with a full band, while, Sweany, who first gained prominence as an acclaimed-acoustic blues guitarist, will perform an opening solo acoustic set.

  • Beekeepers’ spring hive care workshop March 15

    LEOPOLD – Purdue Extension and the Perry County Beekeepers will offer a “Starting a Hive and Spring Hive Care” workshop on March 15 at 6 p.m. in the FFA Building at Perry Central School.

    Bill Gibson and other experienced beekeepers will demonstrate hive basics for new beekeepers and spring hive management basics such as inverting a hive, building a swarm trap and hiving a swarm. If you are new to bees or interested in beekeeping, this is the workshop for you. Experienced beekeepers are welcome to attend.

  • Yappy Hour dog show coming March 23

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will be hosting a Yappy Hour and Dog Show event March 23 at 3 p.m. Refreshments provided. Trophies will be awarded for the dog with the best trick, best dressed and resident choice. Entrants are asked to take a pet food item for the Perry County Humane Society. During the month of March, Oakwood will collect pet food for the Perry County Humane Society. Boxes will be at each of the campus entrances for drop off donations.

  • Extension’s spring break day camps set

    Make, Design and Experiment, March 23, is hand-on fun with science. Participants will build electric circuits with Squishy Circuits, design video games, code robots, build structures with Keva Planks and Strawbees, and much more.

  • Amphitheatre announces 2018 lineup

    LINCOLN CITY – On the heels of a 2017 performance series that saw five sellouts and an increase in overall attendance by more than 40 percent over the previous year, the Lincoln Amphitheatre has announced its 2018 season lineup.

  • Grammy winner For King & Country to headline Holiday World concert

    SANTA CLAUS – Multiple Grammy Award-winning Christian rock band For King & Country will headline Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari’s “Rock the World” concert in August.

    This is the seventh year for Holiday World’s Christian music fest, which includes a day at the park, plus an evening concert. In addition to For King & Country, main-stage performances will include We Are Messengers, 7eventh Time Down, and Ginny Owens.

  • Pro wrestling coming to Cannelton March 31

    CANNELTON – An evening of live professional wrestling is planned for Saturday, March 31, at the Cannelton Community Center. Several matches are planned for the evening.

    The main event will feature a steel cage match for the New South Championship with John Irons taking on Damien Wayne. In a women’s match, Stormie Lee will grapple with Rebecca Reece. Other planned matches include Mr. USA vs. Francisco Ciatso; Arrick Andrews vs. Dixie Dynamite; Shawn Hurley vs. Kid Dynamite and the Murphy Boys vs. Doom and Invader.