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Coming Events

  • Local beekeeping buzz growing

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County is partnering with Perry County Beekeepers to offer a “bee”ginner beekeeping field day. The July 23 program will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Leopold Conservation Club located at 11612 Leopold Road, in Leopold. Guests are asked to take a bee coat and gloves and wear long pants for the live beehive demonstration.

  • Schweizer Fest Pageant now accepting entries

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Schweizer Fest Pageant will be held July 31, at 6 p.m., at Community Christian Church, located at 821 10th Street, Tell City.

  • 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.

  • Community Events; July 14

    Leopold Park breakfast Sunday

     

    LEOPOLD – Leopold Park Association will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast Sunday, July 17, from 8 to 11 a.m. in the gymnasium of St. Augustine.

    Meals for adults will cost $8, children 6-12 can eat for $5 and children under 5 eat for $2.50. Proceeds will go to Leopold Park.

     

    Steel guitar concert Sunday

     

  • Community Events; July 11

    Leopold Park breakfast July 17

     

    LEOPOLD – Leopold Park Association will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast Sunday, July 17, from 8 to 11 a.m. in the gymnasium of St. Augustine.

    Meals for adults will cost $8, children 6-12 can eat for $5 and children under 5 eat for $2.50. Proceeds will go to Leopold Park.

     

    Steel guitar concert July 17

     

  • Wreath-making program set for July 19

    ROCKPORT – The Purdue Master Gardeners (Dubois, Perry, Spencer) has a special program for the month of July.

  • Community Events; July 4

    Quilt show planned July 17

     

    ST. MEINRAD – St. Meinrad Catholic Church will hold a quilt show Sunday July 17, from 10 a.m. to noon at the church.

    The public is invited to view and vote on the quilts to be given away at the fall picnic, which is set to take place Sept. 18.

     

    Free kidney class next week

     

  • Local Fireworks Shows

    Moose Lodge 1424 hosted its fireworks show last Saturday in Zoercher-Bettinger Park. But there are other opportunities to celebrate Independence Day with a bang. Other fireworks shows planned are as follows:

     

    • Owensboro, Ky., Smothers Park in the city’s downtown, Saturday, July 2, 9:15 p.m.

    • Derby, Sunday, July 3, 30 minutes past dusk, with viewing in Mulzer Park in Derby. Show will begin at approximately 8:45 p.m.

    •Vastwood Park, Hawesville, Ky., 9 p.m. Monday, July 4.

  • March of Dimes Baby Contest to return to 4-H fair for tenth year

    PERRY COUNTY – The 10th annual March of Dimes Baby Contest at the 4-H Fair will be held Saturday, July 9.

    Registration will take place at 9 a.m. under the shelter next to the stage area. The contest will begin at 10 a.m. The theme this year is “Down on the Farm.”

    Age groups are 0 to 5 months, 6 to 11 months, 12 to 17 months, 18 to 23 months, 24 to 35 months, 36 to 47 months and 48 to 59 months.

    Trophies will be given to first and second place in each division and third place will be given a ribbon.

  • Community Events; June 20

    Tractor group to meet today

     

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will hold its next meeting June 30, at 7 p.m., at the Branchville Clubhouse.

     

    Free kidney class next week

     

    TELL CITY – There will be a Free Kidney Smart Education class Tuesday, July 5, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Fifth Third Bank Community Room in Tell City.