Coming Events

  • Birdseye Fire and Park Department picnic begins today

    BIRDSEYE – Birdseye Fire and Park Department will hold their 25th-annual picnic this weekend. At 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, there will be euchre tournament at Deb’s Truck Stop.

    On Friday at 6 p.m. there will be a cakewalk, at 6:30 p.m. there will be a corn hole tournament in the park and from 7 to 10 p.m. local band, The Hiding, will perform on the main stage.

  • Community Events; Community Events; Aug. 20

    K of C to sponsor comedy show Aug. 28


    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will host an evening of comedy with The Pop Up Comedy Club Friday, Aug. 28, at the K of C, located at 947 11th St. in Tell City.

    The doors will open at 7 p.m. with the show beginning at 8. Featured comedians include Keith McGill, as seen on CMT, Laughs on Fox and The Bob and Tom Show; Donna Watts and Tim McClendon.

    Tickets are $12 each and a cash bar will be available upstairs. For more information, call Eric Franzman at (812) 719-0031.

  • Derby series continues Saturday

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Sizzlin’ Summerfest, the third demolition derby event out of a points series of four, will be held Saturday, Aug. 22 at the Spencer County fairgrounds.

    Due to the warm weather conditions in August and kids being back in school, the event is held in the evening so the maximum amount of people can enjoy the festivities. A kids power wheel derby will get things started at 6 p.m. followed by the main derby event at 7 p.m.

  • History-filled Rickenbaugh House open Saturday

    The historic Rickenbaugh House in Perry County will be open to the public Saturday, Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. If time allows when visitation is light, educational games and activities on wildlife will be provided for children in addition to tours of the house and information on the Rickenbaugh family,.

    The Rickenbaugh House is located in the Indian-Celina Recreation Area in Perry County.

  • Wreath presentation Saturday will mark 150th anniversary of Argosy disaster

    A wreath presentation at the Civil War Soldiers’ Monument on Parks Road near Magnet is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22. 

  • Community Events; Aug. 17

    Youth refuge summer bash Saturday


    CANNELTON – First Baptist Church in Cannelton will host a youth refuge summer bash for children in grades two through six. This free event will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the church. Join them for fun, prizes, games, food, crafts and more.


    Spaghetti dinner Saturday


  • Patoka Lake triathlon set for Aug. 22

    BIRDSEYE – Registration is still open for the “Head for the Hills” Patoka Lake Triathlon at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Patoka Lake beach.

    All proceeds from this event will go to support Patoka’s non-releasable raptors; a red-tailed hawk, eastern screech owl and bald eagle.

    Swim 500 yards in open water at the beach, bike 12.8 miles along paved roads within the property then run 3.1 miles along groomed gravel roads and paved bike trail.

  • August events at the Lincoln State Park Nature Center

    LINCOLN CITY – There will be many events held at the Lincoln State Park Nature Center on the weekends during August. At 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, will be Lincoln’s Landscape and at 1 p.m. attendants can make candles in crockpots. Both are in the Nature Center. 

    At 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, Snakes Alive, a program at the Nature Center, will allow visitors to learn about some of the snakes of Lincoln State Park. At 2 p.m. will be Abe’s Indiana, where visitors can learn what Indiana was like in 1816 when Abe moved here.

  • Community Events; Aug. 13

    Free health screenings today


    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital offers free blood-pressure and glucose (sugar) screenings every Tuesday morning from 8:30 to 10 a.m. inside the Tell City Wal-Mart.

    The hospital will provide blood-pressure, glucose and total-cholesterol screenings from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the Village Apartments, 1619 14th St. in Tell City and from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church’s Parish Hall.

  • First United picnic set for Aug. 16

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host its annual church picnic at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at Mulzer’s Camp just west of Troy. Kirby Stailey will once again provide musical entertainment to accompany great food, fun, fellowship and worship.

    The meal will begin around 5 p.m. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP the church office by sending email to tcumc@psci.net or by calling (812) 547-2800. Everyone is welcome to attend.