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Coming Events

  • Open house planned at North Perry Head Start

    LEOPOLD – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start is currently taking applications for enrollment for the 2014-15 school year.

    An open house will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 25. Children may be enrolled at this time or parents and guardians may visit and learn more about Head Start. The North Perry Head Start Center is located next to Perry Central in Leopold.

  • Orleans Dogwood Festival April 30

    ORLEANS – The Orleans Chamber of Commerce will hold their 46th Dogwood Festival from April 30 through May 3 at the Historic Congress Square in downtown Orleans.

    Several activities and food will be available, including carnival rides, games, children’s activities, an arts and crafts fair, a hometown parade, food, live entertainment and viewing of the dogwoods. Admission is free. This event is recognized in the April 2012 edition of Midwest Living Magazine as one of the top five flowering festivals.

  • Gospel Tabernacle bake sale Friday

    TELL CITY – Gospel Tabernacle Church will hold a bake sale beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, April 18 at Noble’s IGA in Tell City.

    Colored hard-boiled Easter eggs, cakes and pies will be available for purchase.

  • Farmers market workshop today

    TELL CITY – There will be a kickoff meeting and vendors workshop at 11:30 a.m. Monday for this year’s Tell City farmers market. The meeting will be held in the Tell City Depot, which will be the site for the 2014 market.

    The workshop is open to anyone interested in taking part in the farmers market. There will be a light lunch provided by the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

  • Cannelton prekindergarten, kindergarten enrollment set for Wednesday

    CANNELTON – A pre-enrollment and registration schedule for prospective pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students for the 2014-15 school year will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 16.

    Parents or guardians of  prospective or currently enrolled students should visit the William Bennett Early Learning Center at 411 Washington Street in Cannelton.  

    Pre-kindergarten students must be 3 by Aug. 1 and toilet trained.
    To be eligible to enroll in kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1.

  • Egg hunt planned at Oakwood Saturday

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will host an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 19.

    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.

  • Social News

    AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 213 will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 at the post home in Tell City. President Charlotte Lindauer will preside. All members are encouraged to attend

  • Social News

    AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY UNIT 213 will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 at the post home in Tell City. President Charlotte Lindauer will preside. All members are encouraged to attend

  • 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.

  • Quilt Show opens Saturday at Lincoln Boyhood

    LINCOLN CITY – From Saturday, April 12 to May 11, visitors to the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial will have an opportunity to view quilts on display in the Nancy Hanks Lincoln Hall.

    In the 1800s, when the Lincoln family lived in this area, quilts were often made out of necessity for the sole purpose of keeping warm.

    Sewing and needlework were the basis of a girl’s education and were fundamental skills for being a wife and mother. The legacy and art of quilting was passed down from generation to generation.