Coming Events

  • Paint Perry County Purple event kicks off May 16

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is seeking businesses and organizations to get involved in the Relay For Life movement by selling purple butterflies and putting up purple-themed displays in storefronts from May 16 to June 8. Purple is the signature color of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life program, which represents all cancers.

  • Cruise-in for Kearstin set for May 21

    TELL CITY – The second annual Cruise-in for Kearstin will be held Saturday, May 21, beginning at 7 a.m. at Perry County Fairgrounds. Admission for onlookers will be $5 and the show car fee is $10.

    The top five best of each class, including cars, trucks, jeeps and bikes will be awarded, along with a kid’s choice award.

    Festivities include on-site wood carving with a raffle, bounce house, corn hole tournament, half-pot drawing and live music.

  • Community Events; May 5

    Twilight Towers yard sale May 21


    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold its annual yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, May 21, beginning at 7 a.m. The event will take place in the dining room, located at 1648 10th Street in Tell City.

    There will also be a biscuits and gravy breakfast. The cost for breakfast is $2 for a full order and $1 for a half order. Coffee, milk and orange juice will cost 50 cents. There will also be a bake sale and quilt fundraiser. Everyone is welcome.


  • Freedom Train back in station for Holiday World’s 70th birthday
  • Kid’s Free Fishing Derby May 21 at German Ridge Pond

    PERRY COUNTY – If you’re a kid who likes to fish, or know a kid who might, the Hoosier National Forest invites you to the 21st annual Kid’s Fishing Derby at German Ridge Pond near Rome Saturday, May 21.  The event is free and will be open to all children ages 15 and under.

    The event is located within the German Ridge Recreation Area off State Road 66. Parking will be within the campground or day use area. Employees will be onsite to assist with the parking. Participants can walk or be shuttled from the parking areas to the fishing pond.

  • From plant to pizza ... Learn how to grow your dinner workshops planned

    PERRY COUNTY – Growing vegetables and herbs in small raised beds is easy and enjoyable.

    This three-part workshop sponsored by Purdue Extension-Perry County will allow participants to grow, harvest and prepare a variety of vegetables and herbs.

    Topics will include the basics of gardening in small spaces and preparing the soil and planting vegetables and herbs in a raised bed garden, discovering the art of cooking with fresh herbs, and harvesting herbs and vegetables and transforming them into delicious pizzas.

  • Community Events; May 2

    Beard Cemetery accepting trustee applications


    BRISTOW – Anyone wanting to serve as a trustee for the Beard Cemetery, contact Jerry Beard at 22998 Blue Ridge Road in Bristow by May 15.

    Applicants must be 25 years of age or older and have relatives buried in the Beard Cemetery.

    An election will be held May 29 at the cemetery.


    Maxon Luncheon set for May 10


  • Library summer reading program to kick off June 6

    PERRY COUNTY – The summer reading program at the Perry County Public Library is set to kick off Monday, June 6.

    There are five age categories specifically designed to fit each reading level. They are 0-2 years old, 3-6 years old, grades 1-3, grades 4-6 and grades 7-12. This means the grade the student will be going into the following year, not the grade they just completed.

    There is no registration required, students can stop by the library beginning June 6 at 9 a.m. and pick up the appropriate reading form.

  • Annual golf tourney set for May 21

    TELL CITY – The annual Charlie Tuggle Memorial Golf Tournament has been scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. May 21 at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City.

    The three-person scramble will cost $60 per player or $180 per team.

    Golfers can sign up by sending information and payment to P.O. Box 96, Tell City, IN 47586.

    Further information may be obtained by calling Tootie Schreiber at (812) 547-3285.

    All proceeds from the golf tourney will go to local schools and projects for children.

  • Date set for St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest

    ST. MEINRAD – Inkspot Productions LLC has announced the date for the sixth annual St. Meinrad ROCKS! Fest. The 2016 benefit event will go back to our “indoor roots” for one year only and will be held at the St. Meinrad American Legion, Post #366 on Saturday, Sept. 24.

    This year’s event will feature music by 10 acts, both bands and solo acts, returning favorites and newcomers. Food and dinners, as well as exclusive SMR merchandise, will again be sold. The complete entertainment schedule will be announced at a later date.