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Coming Events

  • Kid’s free fishing derby May 16 at German Ridge

    GERMAN RIDGE – If you’re a kid who likes to fish, or know a kid who might, the Hoosier National Forest invites you to the 20th annual Kid’s Fishing Derby at German Ridge Pond near Rome Saturday, May 16. 

    The event is free and will be open to all children ages 15 and under.

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

  • Social News; May 5

    THE LAFAYETTE SPRING CHAPTER of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the Patio. The chapter will hold their memorial program and Deanna Martin Lima will speak about her Revolutionary War patriot, “King” David Benge. The Lewis and Benge Chapter of DAR in Clay County, Ky., is named in Benge’s honor.

     

  • “Once Upon A Mattress” performances May 8-10

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central High School will present its spring musical, “One Upon A Mattress,” next weekend. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9 and at 3 p.m. Mother’s Day, May 10, with concessions provided by the PC Band Boosters.

    Co-directed by Jana Faith and Lisa Crook, “Once Upon A Mattress” is an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea.”

  • Country Showdown to hold auditions

    JASPER – The WBDC Country Showdown, a country-music talent search, will return for its 34th year to the Jasper Arts Center.

    Hosted by radio station WBDC, the event will be held June 11. Entries will be accepted until 4 p.m. May 8. 

    Open to vocal and instrumental performers, the event welcomes individual acts or groups to compete.

    Entry fees are $20 and forms and details for this year’s showdown are available online at www.wbdc.us, at the WBDC studios at 458 Third Avenue in Jasper, or by calling the station at (812) 634-9232.

  • Bowhunter education class set for May 30

    BIRDSEYE – A bowhunter education course is slated for Saturday, May 30, at the Patoka Lake Nature Center. Class will run from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT. All instruction will be by certified Indiana volunteer hunter education instructors. The course will cover ecological considerations, preparation for the hunt, shot placement, effective and safe hunting, field experience, tree stand safety, blood trail tracking and much more.

  • Colors of Hope 5K Run-Walk May 30

    TELL CITY – Colors of Hope, a 5K run-walk color celebration sponsored by New Directions Health and Fitness Club, will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 30.

    The race will begin and end at New Directions. Registration fees are $20 and forms are available at the club or online at www.newdirectionsfitness.com. Make checks payable to New Directions Health and Fitness Club. Place Color Run in the check’s memo note.

  • Community Events; April 30

    Yard sale to benefit diabetes research May 1-2

     

    SIBERIA – Eugene and Delores Welp of Siberia will have a yard sale to benefit juvenile-diabetes research from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, 3½ miles east of St. Meinrad on State Road 62.

    Items available include a 40-inch box fan with wheels, wood stove, 16-foot utility trailer.

     

    Twilight Towers yard sale May 16

     

  • Local sightseer invites fellow travelers to join in summer South Dakota trip

    TELL CITY – Area resident Pam Bolen loves taking vacations and taking friends to new places.

    “I have taken people to new destinations for many years and I love it,” she said. This summer, Bolen plans to visit by bus with Diamond Tours, Mount Rushmore, the Badlands and the Black Hills of South Dakota.

    Bolen invites others in the community to join her on these upcoming adventures, believing “the more, the merrier” is indeed true, especially where travel is concerned.

  • St. Boniface fundraiser 5K set for Sunday, May 17

    FULDA – Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fulda will host a fundraiser 5K run-walk Sunday, May 17. 

    The race will begin at 8 a.m. at the St. Boniface Parish Center. Pre-registration is $15 per person now through May 16 and $20 per person on race day. Registration forms are available online at www.sbfulda.org.

    For more information, call Kasey Wagner at (812) 719-1471. Proceeds will support the ongoing care and preservation of historic St. Boniface Catholic Church, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Kiwanis BBQ, Coke sales to benefit youth projects

    TELL CITY – Are you planning a barbecue over Memorial Day weekend? If so, the Tell City Kiwanis Club wants to help.

    Tell City Kiwanians are taking orders for their Hog Daddy Days Barbecue and Coca-Cola fundraisers.

    Barbecue prepared by Bill and Dave’s Smokin’ Pit and any of 44 Coke products may be ordered from any Kiwanian or by calling one the following project chairpersons listed below.