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Coming Events

  • CPR, free quit-smoking classes, health screenings available this month

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer American Heart Association cardiopulmonary resuscitation classes this month.

    Classes are held in the Perry County Emergency Management Services building classroom.

    • Family and Friends CPR is designed for anyone 12 and older who wants to learn CPR, choking-rescue skills and automated external defibrillator use. No testing or evaluation is required.
    Class will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21. Fee is $10.

  • Orchid-growing workshop planned for Jan. 20

    PERRY COUNTY – The Purdue Master Gardeners of Dubois, Perry and Spencer counties offer fun, educational events for the public. This is a program of the Purdue Extension Service. Events will be held the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. and will last approximately one hour. The location will vary depending on the program.  Programs are free unless otherwise noted.

    Growing Gorgeous Orchids will be held Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 6 p.m. at Spencer County 4-H Center, Hwy 70 in Chrisney. Ron Giles will present the program.

  • Relay For Life season kickoff begins today

    TELL CITY – The 20th annual Relay For Life of Perry County will hold its kickoff celebrations Monday, Jan. 12, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Tell City Moose Lodge.

    All residents are invited to attend the celebrations.

    Games, prizes, food, fun and information will be provided. Friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers are invited – everyone knows someone who is fighting or has fought this disease.

  • Community Events

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Friday fish fry to benefit Relay For Life team

  • Community Events

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Author to speak at Oakwood Tuesday

  • Community Events

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to the News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    PCMH to offer free quit-smoking classes

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer free quit-smoking classes for 2015.

    The first three-class program is scheduled for Jan. 5, 12 and 19.

  • Master gardener course planned for 2015

    SPENCER COUNTY – If you enjoy gardening and helping others grow things, plan to take part in an upcoming Perry-Spencer Purdue Master Gardener Course.

    The Purdue Master Gardener Program is a volunteer training program which offers an extensive course in horticulture in exchange for a donation of volunteer hours to help teach others what you have learned.

    The course will be held Thursday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m. beginning Jan. 8 and continuing through April 9.

  • Community Events

    VFW to host breakfast buffet
    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at the post home. Eggs will be made to order. Cost is $5.50 plus tax and the public is invited.

    Library to host parenting seminar

  • Cannelton library to begin new hours of operation Jan. 2

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton branch of the Perry County Public Library will begin new hours of operation Friday, Jan. 2.

    Hours will be from 1 to 6 p.m.  Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

  • Library to close Dec. 24-27 for holidays, computer upgrades

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City and Cannelton branches of the Perry County Public Library will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday, and Friday, Dec. 26 and Saturday, Dec. 27, for computer system upgrades. Libraries will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 31 and Thursday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s.