Coming Events

  • Community Events; July 6

    Hospital auxiliary to hold sale Wednesday


    TELL CITY – The PCMH Auxiliary will sponsor a “gently-used” sale featuring books, jewelry and handbags from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, at the new hospital location. 

    All paperback books will be 50 cents each and hardcover books will be $1. Jewelry and handbags will be individually priced. The new gift shop will also be open during this time for guests to explore.


    4-H to host food drive today


  • La Leche League to meet at new time, location

    FERDINAND – La Leche League provides mother-to-mother support and networking for breastfeeding, post-breastfeeding and pregnant women.

    La Leche League usually meets on the third Tuesday of the month. The next meeting will be Tuesday, July 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. EDT at 1085 W. 31st Street in Jasper.

    All women and children are welcome. For more information, call Karen at (812) 482-5265 or Pam at (812) 367-2449.

  • Community Events; July 2

    PCMH Auxiliary to hold sale July 8



    TELL CITY – The PCMH Auxiliary will sponsor a “gently-used” sale featuring books, jewelry and handbags from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, at the new hospital location.

    Auxiliary members are asked to drop off their items between 3 and 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, at the hospital.

  • St. Augustine annual picnic planned for July 26

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 26.

    Mass will be held at 10 a.m. There will be parking available for guests with disabilities. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, a country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 72 prizes totaling $3,000. 

    Family-style chicken dinners will be served by a ticket-number system in the air-conditioned dining room. 

  • Community Events; June 29

    St. Peter’s UCC to host summer social July 11


  • Comedy for Canines returns Saturday, July 18

    Dinner and show will raise money for Hancock County animal shelter

    LEWISPORT – The second-annual Comedy For the Canines will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at the Lewisport Lions Club Community Center. This benefit for Hancock County Animal Shelter will feature stand-up comedy by Layson Brooks Jr. and Susan Janowick, both of Lewisport, and Sherri Gardner of Fort Worth, Texas.

  • March of Dimes baby contest July 11

    TELL CITY – The March of Dimes baby contest will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 11, at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. The contest is open to boys and girls birth to 59 months (those who have not yet reached their fifth birthday). There will be no admission charge at the gate the day of the contest. The theme this year is “Down On The Farm” but children can dress in any style. Trophies will be awarded to the top three contestants in each boy and girl age group.

  • Another camping season begins, more lives touched at Anderson Woods

    Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of columns about activities taking place at Anderson Woods, a camp for children and adults with special needs east of Adyeville.


    ADYEVILLE – Another summer camping season has begun at Anderson Woods, a summer camp for those with special needs. Nestled in the hills and forests of rural Perry County, campers from all over travel to spend four days out in the wilderness and learn life skills from each other and the staff.

  • Kids can meet K9 hero Jago at library Saturday

    TELL CITY –Tell City Police Officer Derrick Lawalin and his trained K-9 partner, Jago, will make a special visit to the Perry County Public Library’s Tell City branch at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27, as part of the library’s summer “Hero” reading program.

    Jago, a German shepherd dog imported to the U.S. from Czechoslovakia, joined the Tell City Police Department in April 2006, when he was just 19 months old.

    Upon arrival, Jago was paired with Lawalin, and the two have served together ever since.

  • Museum to host benefit, auction at Wine Over Water

    ROCKY POINT – The Perry County Museum will host a fundraising event during Blue Heron Winery’s Wine Over Water planned for Friday, June 26, at the winery on the hill above Rocky Point. The event will start at 6 p.m. with admission and silent auction proceeds benefiting the museum.