Coming Events

  • ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ in papier-mâché
  • SOCIAL NEWS, April 19

    THE NEXT WILLIAM TELL CENTER dance will take place Saturday, April 21, from 7 to 10 p.m., with Southern Edge performing. The cost is $5 for ages 12 and up. All ages are welcome to attend.

    The Center also hosts line dancing every Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.

    HARRY G. MYERS AMERICAN LEGION POST 142 in Cannelton hosts bingo each Friday. Doors open at 5 p.m., early bingo is held at 6 p.m. and regular bingo games begin at 7 p.m. The public is invited.


    Lincoln Day

    dinner Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Lincoln Day dinner will be held on Saturday, April 21, at the Schergens Center in Tell City. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited and tickets are $20 per person. Guest speakers will include U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon, State Auditor Tera Klutz, State Sen. Erin Houchin and State Rep. Stephen Bartels.

    Leopold yard sales

    Friday, Saturday

  • Creative women’s retreat coming April 20-22

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a Creative Women’s Retreat from April 20-22 at Kordes Hall, 841 E. 14th St., on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.


    The retreat will be an opportunity for women to experience images, colors, and symbols relating to their life journey. Utilizing various creative prayer expressions, participants will discover more of who they are and the woman God created them to be.

  • Rome car, truck show April 22

    ROME – One of the first events in the celebration of the bicentennial of the historic Rome Courthouse will be a car and truck show on Sunday, April 22, at the courthouse. This will be held in conjunction with the annual Dogwood Festival.

    Anyone is invited to enter a car or truck. Registration is $10 and there will be trophies awarded in several classes. There will also be food and refreshments that day.

    Registration is planned from 9 to 11 a.m. with awards announced at 2 p.m. For more information or to register, contact Mark Seifert at (812) 719-7093.

  • County’s 56th Dogwood tour April 21-22

    PERRY COUNTY – The 56th annual Dogwood Tour will roll through  some of Perry County’s most scenic areas April  21-22 with activities in several locations. Included in the plans are an inaugural morel mushroom festival at Tipsaw Lake and a classic car and truck show in Rome.

    Activities will begin Saturday, April 21, with the county’s first morel festival. Registration will be that morning at Tipsaw Lake and activities will include programs about morel mushroom habitat, identification and safety with staff from the U.S. Forest Service on hand.

  • EUCC family activities night to mark Child Abuse Prevention Month

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Department of Child Services will host a community event for Child Abuse Prevention Month April 24 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Evangelical United Church of Christ.

    There will be games, give aways, food and fun for everyone. The event is designed to have community partners available to hand out and discuss information with the community to prevent child abuse.

  • Tractor club to meet April 26

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Club will hold their monthly meeting Thursday, April 26, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Branchville conservation club.

    Members should try to attend, as the group will be discussing upcoming student scholarships.

  • Richland to host Culpepper and Merriweather Circus

    RICHLAND – Thanks to the sponsorship of Evansville and Rockport Lions Clubs, Culpepper and Merriweather Circus is coming to Richland City Saturday, April 21. Two performances are scheduled for 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Richland City Park.

  • Legion Auxiliary poppy day set for May 3-5

    PERRY COUNTY – Red crepe paper poppies will be available Thursday through Saturday, May 3-5, at three Tell City locations, Noble’s IGA, Wal-mart and Cash Saver. Poppy sales will begin at 8 a.m.

    The poppies are reminders of the sacrifices of the thousands of service members in all wars.

    The program is an annual event sponsored by members of Tell City’s American Legion 213 Auxiliary.

    Volunteers will take part in the nation-wide program in memory of the citizen soldiers who gave their lives in the cause of freedom.