Coming Events

  • Schweizer Fest Events

    Horseshoe tourneys planned Aug. 7-8



    TELL CITY – Zoercher-Bettinger Park at 10th and Watt Streets will host Schweizer Fest horseshoe tourneys Aug. 7 and 8.

    A bring-your-own-partner doubles tourney will be held Aug.7. Sign-in for the event begins at 6 p.m. with the competition starting at 7 p.m.

    A two-man draw-for-partner tourney will be held 5 p.m. Aug. 8. Sign-in will begin at 4:30 p.m. 

    For more information, contact Calvin Cash at (812) 631-8491.


  • Community Events; July 30

    Maxon luncheon at 11:30 Tuesday


    TELL CITY – All former Maxon employees and their spouses are invited to attend a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Patio Steak House in Tell City.

    Call Allen Kast at (812) 719-9849 with any questions.


    Special Olympics car wash Aug. 8


    TELL CITY – Special Olympics Perry County will host its annual car wash from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Evans Tire on Indiana 66 in Tell City.

  • Knits & Knots to meet Aug. 13

    TELL CITY – Would you like to knit or crochet hats and scarves for homeless shelters, veteran hospitals and Head Start children? Take your needles or crochet hooks and they’ll supply the yarn. The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.

  • Mariah Hill to hold annual picnic Sunday, Aug. 9

    MARIAH HILL – The annual Mariah Hill Picnic will be held Sunday, Aug. 9 on the Mary Help of Christian’s Church grounds located in Mariah Hill. Beginning at 10 a.m., fried chicken dinners will be served in the dining hall. Mariah Hill Famous Soup will be available by the bowl or in bulk. Attendees are asked to take containers. The grand raffle will be held at 4:30 p.m. with many prizes. More than 25 hand-made quilts, as well as other prizes, will be raffled. Many games, food and refreshments will be available. Free shuttle service will be provided.

  • Schweizer Fest Edelweiss Ball returning for second year

    TELL CITY – Schweizer Fest is still more than a month away, but plans for the city’s 57th celebration of Swiss and German heritage is already in full swing. One event returning for a second year is the Edelweiss Ball. Named after the national flower of Switzerland, the event is set for Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Schergens Center.

    Once a regular part of the Schweizer Fest, the galas were discontinued in the 1960s, but returned last year as a fundraising event for the Perry County Museum.

  • Spay-neuter clinic planned for July 30

    CANNELTON – The Perry County Animal Shelter’s next spay-neuter clinic will be held Thursday, July 30.

    Cost for low-income Indiana residents for dogs and cats is $20. For all other residents, the low-cost fee is $60 for dogs up to 80 pounds and $85 for dogs weighing more than 80 pounds.

    Cats may be spayed or neutered for $40, plus vaccinated for rabies for $12. Owners wishing to spay or neuter outdoor cats may do so for $40, which includes rabies vaccine, booster vaccine and ear-tipping to designate the cat has been altered.

  • Kaffe Klatch to be held Thursday, Aug. 6
  • 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.

  • TCHS Class of 1960 to meet Friday, Aug. 7

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s Class of 1960 will host its 55-year reunion Friday, Aug. 7, at the Hoosier Heights Country Club. The evening will begin with a social hour and cash bar at 4 p.m.  A class photo will be taken at 5 p.m. followed by a meal at 5:30 p.m. A program will follow with music by The Recycled Teenagers.

  • Local quilters to be represented in Jasper exhibit

    JASPER – The Jasper Community Arts Commission will host its summer exhibit by work of the Patoka Valley Quilters Guild Aug. 4-30 at the Krempp Gallery, located in the Jasper Arts Center.

    Quilts and pieces of fiber art representing a variety of techniques – from traditional pieces and appliquéd quilts, machine and hand-stitched works – to some cutting edge art and decorate pieces, will be on display.

    A public reception with cash bar is planned from 5 to 6 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug. 6.