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Coming Events

  • Kentucky Highway 60 Yard Sale starts Sept. 30

    KENTUCKY – Over the weekend of Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, eight western Kentucky counties will team up to present the sixth annual Highway 60 Yard Sale. The sale will stretch for 200 miles along U.S. Highway 60 through Livingston, Crittenden, Union, Henderson, Daviess, Hancock, Breckinridge and Meade counties. Cities along the route include Smithland, Salem, Marion, Sturgis, Morganfield, Waverly, Corydon, Henderson, Owensboro, Lewisport, Hawesville, Cloverport, Hardinsburg, Irvington and Muldraugh, as well as dozens of smaller communities in between.

  • Kiwanis fish fry Friday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Kiwanis Club will host its annual Fall Fish Fry Friday before the Perry Central vs. Tell City football game.
    The fish fry will be located in the Tell City High School Cafeteria, with live music by Leo Gronquist. Serving begins at 4:30 p.m. and will end at 7.
    Advance ticket sales are being conducted. Prices are $7 for adults over 18; $6 for students age 13-18 and $5 for children 12 and younger. Tickets purchased at the door will cost an additional $1 for each ticket.

  • EUCC bazaar set for Oct. 1

    TELL CITY – The annual Evangelical United Church of Christ bazaar will be held from 7 to 10 a.m. Oct. 1 in fellowship hall.
    The bazaar will be an old-fashioned breakfast with homemade biscuits and sausage gravy, German fried potatoes, scrambled eggs, toast, sausage patties, coffee and orange juice available.
    There will also be a country store featuring homemade baked items, candy, canned fruit and vegetables, relish, jellies, pickles and craft items.
    The public is invited to attend.

  • Pageant planned for Rome Octoberfest

    ROME – A pageant is being put together for this year’s Octoberfest in Rome.
    The event will start at 1 p.m. Oct. 2 and categories will include newborn to 6-month-old boys and girls; 7- to 12-month-old boys and girls; 13- to 24-month-old boys and girls, 2- to 4-year-old boys and girls, 5- to 7-year-old boys and girls, 8- to 10-year-old girls, 11- to 12-year-old girls, 13- to 15-year-old girls and 16- to 19- year-old girls.
    There will also be a twins and multiples category.

  • Community Events, Sept. 12

    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.

    Special needs group gathering
    TELL CITY – The Tri-County Special Needs Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The public is welcome to attend.

  • Rome VFD set date for annual hog roast

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a hog roast Sept. 18 at the Rome Community Center.
    Church services will be held at 10:45 a.m. and the meal will start at 11:30. Dinner will include pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and choice of tea, lemonade or coffee.
    A country store will also be open to visitors. Items being sold include baked goods, crafts, canned goods and more. Entertainment will be provided from noon to 4 p.m. by the Country Sunshine Band with Darrell Toomey and group of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Reunions, Sept. 8

    TCHS 1972
    TELL CITY – Anyone wishing to help with the planning of the Tell City High School Class of 1972 reunion is asked to meet at 6 p.m. Sunday at Fiesta Grande in Tell City.
    If unable to attend, call Joan Hess or Terri Greulich. All classmates are encouraged to help plan next year’s reunion.

  • Community events, Sept. 8

    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.

  • Reunions, Sept. 1

    Batson
    ST. MARKS – The 85th annual Capt. Andrew Peter Batson family reunion will be held Sunday at St. Mark Parish Hall. The meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish and drinks. Paper goods will be supplied.
    The meal will be followed by a family meeting. Please help update genealogy records by bringing information and photos. There will be a drawing for door prizes.

  • Upcoming events at Patoka Lake

    Kayaking at Patoka Lake set for Sept. 10
    BIRDSEYE – Take a kayak or canoe and join the naturalists for a tour on the lake at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at Wall’s Lake Boat Ramp off Highway 145. Look for beaver, bald eagles and other wildlife along the way. Discover a little bit of Patoka’s past during this morning paddle.
    Participants are asked to take life jackets, snacks and refreshments, and sunscreen for this journey. If you prefer, meet the naturalists at the visitor center at 8:30 a.m. to car caravan to the ramp.