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Coming Events

  • Cook-York reunion planned for June 8

    LEOPOLD - The Cook-York family reunion will be held Sunday, June 8 at St. Augustine's parish hall in Leopold.

    Dinner will be held at noon and each family is asked to take a covered dish and treasured items for the auction. Dinnerware will be furnished. Organizers invite guests to take a friend as well.

  • St. Paul to host TGIF

    TELL CITY - St. Paul Catholic Church will host TGIF - beer brats, burgers and band - Friday, May 31 from 7 to 11 p.m. in the church parking lot.

    Entertainment will be provided by St. Anthony area band, The Recycled Teenagers. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be canceled.

    Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

  • Troy School homecoming set for June 21

    TROY - A Troy School homecoming has been scheduled for Saturday, June 21, in the St. Pius Parish Hall, which is the former St. Pius Grade School in Troy.

    The event will begin at 1 p.m.

    Everyone is welcome, especially anyone who graduated from or attended school at St. Pius Grade School, Troy Grade School or Troy High School.

    There will be a planning meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, at the Patio Steakhouse in Tell City.

  • Get-together planned for Snyder sisters

    CANNELTON - Pat (Snyder) Ettensohn of Marco Island, Fla. and Betty (Snyder) Martin of Terre Haute, both formerly of Cannelton, will visit Perry County Wednesday, May 21.

    All friends, former classmates and relatives are invited to stop by Lawson's Bar and Grill (formerly Yaggi's) on Seventh Street in Cannelton from 9:30 to about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday and say hello.

    All are welcome to order brunch, which will be Dutch treat.

  • Tell Street Baptist Church to host guest missionary

    TELL CITY - The Tell City Baptist Church invites the community to attend a special presentation and service by missionary and guest speaker Brother Mickey Johnson.

    Johnson is a missionary to the people of eastern Europe with his current emphasis of ministering to the Roma, also known as Gypsies, within Romania.

    He will present his mission work from 10 to 11 a.m. Sunday, May 25 and will preach at the 11 a.m. service.

  • Memorials to Peter planned at Eagles Bluff, Mulzer Park

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Recreation Board decided Wednesday to honor its late former president with two memorials.

    A third trail at Eagles Bluff Park, built a few years ago but never named, will be officially named the Dan Peter Trail.

    The trail starts on the north side of the park’s parking lot by the back gate.

    A Cherokee dogwood tree will also be planted in Peter’s honor at Mulzer Park in Derby, the town where Peter lived until his death April 18.

  • Kids Fishing Derby Saturday

    TELL CITY – Hoosier National Forest staff invites the community to the 19th annual Kids Fishing Derby Saturday, held at German Ridge Pond within the German Ridge Recreation Area off State Road 66.

    The event is free and will be open to all children ages 15 and under. Parking will be available in the campground and day-use areas. Staff will be on-site to assist with parking.

    Participants may walk or be shuttled from the parking areas to the fishing pond.

  • Safe Sitter Class offered June 5

    TELL CITY – A Safe Sitter babysitting class will be held Thursday, June 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Perry County EMS building.

    The class is designed for 11- to 13-year-olds to learn safety for the sitter, basic childcare skills, how to entertain children, babysitting as a business, CPR skills and what to do if a child chokes.

    Class fee is $30 per student with partial scholarships available based on need. Registration and payment are due by May 19.  Class size is limited.

  • Community Events

    Bingo at Legion Monday
    CANNELTON – In addition to its regular Friday-night bingo, the Legion will host bingo starting at 6 p.m. Monday, May 19.

    All welcome to academic pep rally at TCJSHS
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School Renaissance class invites everyone to attend the Rock of A’s academic pep rally at 8:15 a.m. Friday in the school auditorium.  

  • Ride to Remember for Jarvis, Schnell

    PERRY COUNTY – The Indiana Patriot Guard Riders will honor two Perry County fallen heroes during a Ride to Remember Sunday, May 18.

    The ride will honor Sgt. 1st Class Barry E. Jarvis, who was killed in Afghanistan Nov. 29, 2010, during Operation Enduring Freedom, by a lone gunman from the Afghan Border Police.

    Also honored will be Seaman Apprentice Shayna Ann Schnell, who died Oct. 1, 2007, as a result of a motor- vehicle accident in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    She was a 2006 graduate of Perry Central High School.