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Coming Events

  • Dogwood tour coming this weekend

    PERRY COUNTY – Activities in several communities will mark Perry County’s annual Dogwood Tour Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27. A weaving demonstration at the Shuabael Little Pioneer Village is scheduled for Friday.

    Weekend events will include a Sunday chicken and dumpling dinner, bake sale and quilt raffle at St. Pius Church in Troy. Serving will begin at 11 a.m. Carryout dinners will also be available for purchase. For more information on St. Pius events, contact Jean Krutz at 719-8318.

  • Easter egg hunts and family activities set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – Several events are planned for Perry County families throughout the community Saturday. For holy week and Easter church services and activities, see page 5B, Church News.

    • Oakwood Health Campus will host an Easter egg hunt. Ages birth to 3 will begin at 9:15 a.m.; ages 4 to 6 will begin at 9:30 a.m. and ages 7 to 10 will begin at 9:45 a.m. Contact Jennifer Coyle at 547- 2333 for more information.

  • Easter egg hunts and family activities set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – Several events are planned for Perry County families throughout the community Saturday. For holy week and Easter church services and activities, see page 5B, Church News.

    • Oakwood Health Campus will host an Easter egg hunt. Ages birth to 3 will begin at 9:15 a.m.; ages 4 to 6 will begin at 9:30 a.m. and ages 7 to 10 will begin at 9:45 a.m. Contact Jennifer Coyle at 547- 2333 for more information.

  • Community Events

    PC football families meet Tuesday
    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Football Families will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 in the high-school study-hall room.

    William Tell Center supper, dance April 25
    TELL CITY – The William Tell Center at 1301 11th St. in Tell City will host a chili supper and dance Friday, April 25, at the center.

  • Rome Dogwood Festival April 27

    ROME – The Rome  Dogwood Festival will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 27, at the old courthouse in Rome.

    Dinners of fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, slaw, a homemade dessert and tea or lemonade will be available.

    A concession stand will also serve hamburgers, cheese-burgers, barbecue and sodas. The country store will have pies, cakes, bread, cookies and canned goods for sale.

  • Charlie Tuggle Ride set for April 26

    TELL CITY – Braunie’s Bar will host its seventh annual Charlie Tuggle Ride Saturday, April 26.

    All bikes will be out at 11 a.m. and in by 4:30 p.m. Fee is $15 for a single rider and $25 for double riders. All vehicles are welcome.

    There will be door prizes and food. All proceeds will benefit Shriners Childrens Hospital and Schreiber family Charities.

    For more information, call John at (812) 547-7917 or Joe at  (812) 547-8803 or (812) 547-0176.

  • Tell City Chair Co. reunion May 4

    TELL CITY – Former Tell City Chair Co. employees will have the opportunity for the first time since the company closed to gather and discuss their recollections at the Tell City Chair Co.

    Chris Cail, reunion coordinator, said many of these employees have not seen each other since the company closed.

    “This is a great opportunity for them to meet up with old friends and talk about the good ol’ days,” said Cail. “The reunion will also serve to capture and record the history of the Tell City Chair Co.”

  • Social News

    ST. ANN SOCIETY OF ST. MICHAEL Catholic Church will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 21 in Father Marendt Hall at the church in Cannelton. Hostesses for the evening will be Carlena Jarboe, Pat McCleerey, Peggy Newton and Augusta Nugent. All women of the parish are invited and encouraged to attend.

    THE BRISTOW COMMUNITY CENTER offers euchre games at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday.

  • Community Events

    Women’s concealed-carry talk Tuesday

    TELL CITY – C & J Firearms Training Academy at 705 Jefferson St. in Tell City will host an hour-long DVD presentation by the Personal Defense Network starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 15.
    A group discussion will follow the presentation.

    Topics will include myths and misconceptions of women’s personal defense with a firearm; recommendation for women’s self-defense firearms and defensive ammunition and practical concealment options for women.

  • Local Relay For Life teams schedule fundraisers

    TELL CITY – Local Relay For Life teams will hold several fundraisers throughout April and May to support Relay For Life. The teams invite the community to attend and help raise money for Relay For Life.

    • Dessert auction Thursday: The Lincoln Hills Relay For Life team, Pirates of the Cureibbean, will hold a dessert auction from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 17 in the Lincoln Conference Room at 302 Main St. in Tell City.

    Bidding will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Winners will be announced at 2 p.m.