Coming Events

  • Jams and jellies workshop set for June 1

    TELL CITY – Learning to make delicious jams and jellies is a simple process, according to a hands-on workshop Purdue Extension will host, titled “Let’s Make Strawberry Jam.”

    The course is intended to help participants learn all the basics of safely preserving those delicious fruits. Scheduled for June 1, at 5:30 p.m., the workshop will be held at the Perry County Extension Office. The cost is $5 per person.

  • Community Events; May 26

    Cook-York reunion


    LEOPOLD – The Cook-York family reunion will be held Sunday, June 12, at St. Augustine’s Parish Hall in Leopold. Dinner will be held at noon and each family is asked to bring a covered dish.

    There will also be an auction. Guests are asked to take treasured items. Dinnerware will be furnished.


    Free Kidney Education Class set for June 7


  • Tell City’s JFK Pool set to open June 1

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open Wednesday, June 1, at noon for the 2016 summer season.

    Hours for opening day will be noon to 5 p.m. Regular pool hours for the remainder of the season will be 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. The only exception will be Monday, July 4, when the pool will be open from noon to 5 p.m.

  • Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars post plan holiday-weekend tributes

    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. 

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased area veterans, including service members killed during active duty, will take place Sunday and Monday, May 29-30.

  • 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.

  • Freedom Train back in station for Holiday World’s 70th birthday
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Owensboro’s ROMP bluegrass festival lineup announced

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – The ROMP bluegrass festival has added Old Crow Medicine Show, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives and Lee Ann Womack to finalize the lineup for this year’s event.

    ROMP, which stands for River of Music Party, is an annual event of the International Bluegrass Music Museum. The festival celebrates the genre’s musical roots (traditional) and branches (progressive).

    ROMP, now in its 13th year, will take place June 22-25 at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro.

  • Relay for Life registration begins

    TELL CITY – The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Perry County gives everyone in the community a chance to help the organization save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Register your team today by visiting RelayForLife.org and follow links to the Relay For Life of Perry County page or by calling (800) 227-2345.