Coming Events

  • Spencer County Fair underway in Rockport featuring Cincinnati Circus

    ROCKPORT – The Rockport City Park is playing host to this year’s Spencer County Fair through Saturday evening, with many attractions for fairgoers throughout the week.

    Wednesday has already seen the opening of rides, food vendors, a series of pageants and pig corralling, all capped with the debut of the Cincinnati Circus that evening. Many more events are still to come at the city park, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Thursday (today).

  • Community Events; June 8

    Euchre tourney June 24


    FULDA – The Fulda Sportsman Club will host a euchre tourney at the club in Fulda, on Saturday, June 24.

    Doors will open at 6 p.m. with play beginning at 7 p.m. Prizes will be awarded at the end of play and refreshments will be available. The public is invited to attend.


    Sons of Legion to sell pork chop dinners


  • Cancer survivors and caregivers to be honored at American Cancer Society Relay For Life

    TELL CITY – Local cancer survivors and their caregivers will take the celebratory first lap at the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Perry County event on Saturday, June 17, at City Hall Park in Tell City.

  • Third annual Jubilant Jog June 10

    SANTA CLAUS – The third annual Jubilant Jog 5K Run/Walk will be held June 10, at Yellig Park in Santa Claus. Registration is set to begin at 7 a.m. The race will start at 8 a.m. The cost is free for those under the age of 6, $20 for 13 and older and $15 for ages 6-12.

    All proceeds will go to Aurora House Helping the Homeless. The event is sponsored by Trinity United Church of Christ in Fulda. A drawing will be held following the race for prizes.

  • Spencer County Relay for Life all-day event Saturday

    SPENCER COUNTY – This year’s Spencer County Relay for Life event, set for Saturday, June 3, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. will be an all-day event.  Activities will be held at Honey Creek Farm.

    Relay is much more than just a walking event, it has activities and events to go along with walking.

    The opening ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. There will be a color guard and a guest speaker, Stanley Arachikavitz. 

  • Best Home Furnishings to host NASCAR driver Joey Gase

    FERDINAND – Best Home Furnishings is hosting “Joey Gase Day” on Tuesday, June 6, at their corporate showroom in Ferdinand.  

    The meet and greet with the NASCAR driver is open to the public and will begin at 6 p.m. and run until 8 p.m. There will be snacks, drinks, games and give-aways. The official Best Home Furnishings show car will be alongside Gase, who will be signing autographs and available for photographs. The Best Home Furnishings furniture showroom will also be open to visitors.

  • Derby River Fest June 17

    DERBY – Derby Association is accepting requests for booth space at the fest on Saturday, June 17.

    Cost is $25 for a 10-foot by 10-foot space and $35 for a 10-foot by 20-foot space.

    If interested, contact by email at  derbyassociation@gmail.com or by phone at (812) 836-4403.

  • Ivy Tech annual yard sale coming June 24

    TELL CITY – Is it time to clean out your closets and make some money?  Do you have something you make that you want to sell?  Ivy Tech’s Community Yard Sale is planned for June 24, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., both inside and outside the building. 

    Limited Booth spaces are available inside the Ivy Tech site for $30. Outside vendor space is available for $20 and vendors must provide their own tables, tents, etc.

    Ivy Tech sponsors this event annually, as a service to the community and as a fundraiser for United Way of Perry County.

  • Perry County Miss and Mister 2017 applications sought

    PERRY COUNTY – Interested in becoming 2017 Perry County 4-H Fair Royalty? Any young woman or man age 15-21 can apply. Contestants must reside in Perry County.

    Any young woman who previously ran for Miss Perry County 4-H Fair and did not receive the queen title and is within the age range, is eligible to apply. Applications can be picked up at the Perry County 4-H Extension office or emailed directly. For more information, email or contact Lily Wargel at lilywargel@gmail.com (812) 719-4340.

    The deadline for application is Friday, June 23.

  • Family Fun Day at Oakwood set for June 8

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus will hold a Family Fun Day event on Thursday, June 8, from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

    Oakwood has been chosen as the Finish Line for Trilogy’s T200 Bike Run. Riders are expected to cross the finish line at Oakwood at approx. 2:25 p.m. and the staff would like to invite community members to cheer on the riders as they cross the finish line. Several events will take place on the grounds.