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Coming Events

  • PCMH Auxiliary book sale set for July 6

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will have its annual used book sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 6.
    It will be in the hospital near the Main Lobby. Paperback books will sell for 50 cents and hardback books for $1. All book donations will be greatly appreciated. 
    If you have any books to donate, drop them off at the hospital’s gift shop or take them to the hospital anytime after 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 5. Auxiliary members will be there Tuesday after 3 p.m. setting up for the sale.

  • Fifth annual Indiana Fallen Officers blood drive in Tell City today

    PERRY COUNTY – Sgt. Dan R. Starnes of the Morgan County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department, lost his life on July 10, 2001, as a result of gunshot wounds sustained in a gun battle with a burglary suspect four weeks earlier.
    To keep his memory alive, his surviving wife, Janice, organized the Sgt. Dan R. Starnes Memorial Blood Drive in Morgan County later that year, and has organized a blood drive each year since in Dan’s memory. In 2007 she decided to take the blood drive statewide and renamed it the Indiana Fallen Officers Blood Drive.

  • Community News, June 23

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Farewell reception for Lasley set for Friday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City–Perry County Public Library staff will bid farewell to Evelyn Lasley Friday with a retirement reception from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the genealogy department of the library.
    Lasley has been working at the library since 1989.
    The public is encouraged to attend and wish her well.

  • Community events, June 13

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Community News, June 9

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Benefit for Mark Thomas June 18

    TELL CITY – A fundraiser benefit for Mark Thomas will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. June 18 at the Tell City Moose Lodge.
    The event will feature the Tom and Bob Show. Cost is $5 at the door and children 14 years and under will be admitted for free.
    A bake sale and auction will also be held to raise funds. Donations are welcome and can be made by contacting Kim Hughes at 719-8803.
    Thomas fell and broke his back working on a roof. He is now recovering from his injuries. Funds raised at the event will go toward helping pay his medical costs.

  • Dale cookoff set for June 25

    DALE – Abe Lincoln American Legion Post 444 in Dale will host a barbecue cookoff and area teams are encouraged to enter.
    First-, second- and thirdplace trophies will be awarded in two categories. The event will be held in Dale Town Park June 25. Entry fee is $25 per category of pork ribs or pork butt.
    Entry deadline is June 17. All entries must be turned in at the post home, located at 300 East Medcalf Street in Dale, no later than 9 p.m. June 17.

  • JFK pool now open

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City is now open for the season. Pool hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.
    Admission is $2.50 for anyone 4 years of age and older; children under 4 are admitted for free.
    Pool parties are available again this season. Public lessons will begin June 21 and will cost $40 for the first child in a family, $35 for the second and so on. Lessons are on a first-come, first-served basis.
    To register for lessons or book a party, call the pool at 719-2876.

  • Community events, June 2

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586.
    Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.