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Coming Events

  • VFW and American Legion posts plan Memorial Day weekend ceremonies

    PERRY COUNTY – A week from today, Monday, May 30, the nation will observe Memorial Day, a day to reflect and honor the many soldiers who served our country and protected our freedom. 

  • Community Events, May 18

    Karaoke at William Tell Center Friday

     

    TELL CITY – There will be karaoke held at William Tell Center Friday, May 19, from 7 to 10 p.m. featuring System of Soundz.

     

    Oakwood open house today

     

    TELL CITY – The Villas at Oakwood will host an open house Thursday, May 18, from 2 to 5 p.m.

    Tours of the Model Room will be given. Refreshments and door prize drawing will be available.

     

  • Community Events

    Perry County Indivisible event Tuesday

     

    TELL CITY – Perry County Indivisible group will host 8th District congressional candidate Glen Miller  Tuesday, May 16, at 6 p.m. at Perry County Public Library in Tell City.

    Topics will include recent healthcare legislation, among others.

     

    Oakwood open house May 18

     

    TELL CITY – The Villas at Oakwood will host an open house Thursday, May 18, from 2 to 5 p.m.

  • HAPPY TRAILS

    The Hoosier National Forest has more than 266 miles of trails. Of those, the majority of miles are shared or multiple use trails. Multiple use trails allow hikers, mountain bike riders, and horseback riders to all use the same trail system.

  • JFK Pool opening May 31

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open Wednesday, May 31, at noon, for the 2017 summer season. Hours for opening day will be from noon to 5 p.m.

    Regular pool hours for the remainder of the season will be Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

    Admission will be $5 per person for anyone over 4 years of age, and 4 and under are free. Anyone under 8 years old must be accompanied by someone 13 years or older, no exceptions.

    Pool passes are available at City Hall or at the pool. The cost is $80 for a book of 20 passes.

  • Oakwood art contest entries due by June 5

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will hold an art competition for local artists in the community as part of a wellness event.

    Trilogy Health Services holds its annual T200 Bike Run to raise health and wellness awareness. This year, Oakwood Health Campus was chosen as the location for the finish line to the event.

    As part of the finish line festivities, an art competition is being held. It is open to all local artists and to any art media category.

  • River Sweep to hit Ohio River shores in June

    PERRY COUNTY – The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission is gearing up for its 28th annual river sweep. This year’s local event is set to begin Saturday, June 17, at 9 a.m. in Sunset Park in Tell City. Volunteers will spend about three hours walking the river’s shoreline to collect as much debris and refuse as they can. In recent sweeps, each session in Perry County typically nets several hundred pounds of trash that is then properly disposed of.

    As in years past, event organizers plan to host a meal for those who participate.

  • German Ridge fishing derby May 20

    GERMAN RIDGE – The Hoosier National Forest will sponsor the annual Tell City Ranger District Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 20, at German Ridge Recreation Area near Rome. Forest Service staff want to get families outdoors, and get kids hooked on fishing and enjoying the great outdoors.

  • Kiwanis selling barbecue and Coke to benefit youth

    TELL CITY – Tell City Kiwanians are taking orders for their Coca-Cola and their Hog Daddy Days Barbeque fundraisers. Delicious barbecue prepared by Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit and Coke products, including Powerade and water, may be ordered from any Kiwanian or by contacting Kiwanis President Brian Fletcher at his office at American Family Insurance, 646 Main St. in Tell City, by calling (812) 566-3057 or at (812) 620-3848.

    The Tell City Kiwanis Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to youth.

  • Art exhibit on display at Archabbey Gallery

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an art exhibit called “One Plus One” through May 30. The exhibit showcases the art of two friends, Brother Martin Erspamer OSB and Kazhia Kolb.

    Brother Martin will be showing drawings and ceramics. His work in ceramic ranges from functional pieces to more sculptural work. Glazes are used to produce a variety of colors and textures. Some pieces are decorated with delicate line drawings, while other work is deeply incised, producing figurative work of dramatic intensity.