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Coming Events

  • Medicine cabinet clean-out day Sept. 29

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Substance Abuse Council, along with Tell City Police Department, Perry County Sheriff’s Department, Cannelton Police Department and the Perry County Recycling Management District will sponsor a medicine-cabinet clean-out day Saturday, Sept, 29, from 8 a.m. to noon. This year’s drop-off location is the Tell City Fire Department.

    Did you know?

    • Prescription drugs are abused more frequently than illegal drugs.

  • 48th annual Dale Fall Fest continues

    DALE – This year’s 48th annual Dale Fall Festival will begin to hit its stride today with activities through Saturday night.

    On Thursday evening, Sept. 10, beginning at 6:30 p.m., the Little Miss and Mister pageant will be held in Dale City Park.

    On Friday, the gospel group Wilson Family Singers will perform from 5 to 7 p.m.

    The band Porter Ridge will play from 8 to 10 p.m. Also on Friday, Nathan Brittingham’s High Voltage DJ Services will provide music for a street dance in front of the old EMT building from 8 to 10:30 p.m.

  • Grandview Fall Fest to offer food and fun for all comers

    GRANDVIEW – The town of Grandview will be host to a wide variety of activities and attractions this weekend as the community celebrates its 69th annual fall festival.

    As always, the event will offer visitors plenty to peruse and more to eat as game, food and flea market booths set up shop for this year’s festival.

  • Rolling Stones, Beatles tribute bands on Lincoln Amphitheatre stage Oct. 24

    LINCOLN CITY – On Saturday, Oct. 24, Lincoln Amphitheatre will pay tribute to two of the biggest bands the world has ever known as it features “Hard Day’s Night,” a tribute to the Beatles, and “Satisfaction,” the International Rolling Stones Show.

    The evening of entertainment is being presented by Indiana Michigan Power, a unit of American Electric Power.



  • Community Events; Sept. 10

    John Williams Memorial Ride set for Sept. 19

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The seventh annual John Williams Memorial Ride will be held Saturday, Sept. 19. Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m. at Braunie’s Bar in Tell City. 

    All bikes out at 11 and will return by 4:30.  All vehicles welcome. 

    All proceeds will benefit the John Williams Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship of the Perry County Community Foundation. For more information, contact Joe at (812) 719-0176 or Earla at (812) 719-1012.

     

  • Community Events; Sept. 7

    John Williams Memorial Ride set for Sept. 19

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The seventh annual John Williams Memorial Ride will be held Saturday, Sept. 19. Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m. at Braunie’s Bar in Tell City. 

    All bikes out at 11 and will return by 4:30.  All vehicles welcome. 

    All proceeds will benefit the John Williams Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship of the Perry County Community Foundation. For more information, contact Joe at (812) 719-0176 or Earla at (812) 719-1012.

     

  • Memorial forest shooting match Oct. 4

    FULDA – Spencer County Memorial Forest’s annual shooting match is set for Sunday, Oct. 4. The ham shoot will begin at 11 a.m. and the closed match will begin at 3 p.m. First choice will be $200 cash and a $200 gift certificate to Ferdinand Processing. There will also be beef and pork choices. 

    Barbecued pork-chop and chicken dinners will be served during the day, starting at 11 a.m.

    The public is invited.

    Memorial Forest is located east of Fulda. Watch for signs along Indiana 545.

  • Blueberries topic of Sept. 15 workshop

    The Purdue Master Gardeners will host a September program at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Happy Hollow Blueberry Patch in Hawesville, Ky.

    Josh McCartney will discuss how to raise blueberries successfully in southern Indiana and Kentucky. McCartney and his family started Happy Hollow Blueberry in 2009 but the first successful harvest, according to Josh, was in 2011. Notify Nick Held at nheld@purdue.edu if you plan to attend so organizers have an approximate number.

  • Help rescued horses Sept. 12 at Orscheln’s

    TELL CITY – On Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Horse Rescue South will have rescue horses at Orschlen Farm and Home. Local balloon artist Sheila Rearden will be on hand as will Robin Thomas and Carl Young’s petting zoo with miniature donkeys, a goat and a rabbit. Rescued horses and miniature ponies will be available for adoption.

    Silas Quick will offer mule wagon rides, Tool Man Tim will have a jumping balloon and walking tacos and drinks will be available. The group is selling raffle tickets for walking sticks made by Chris Kleeman.

  • Free movie Friday Sept. 25

    FERDINAND – The next free movie Friday with the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will be Sept. 25, with the showing of The Perfect Stranger at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time in St. Gertrude Hall at the monastery.

    Nikki Cominskey is a successful attorney - troubled by the fact that her life isn’t perfect...then one day, a mysterious invitation shows up on her desk that reads,