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Coming Events

  • Troy spring cleanup set for April 24-25

    TROY – Spring cleanup for Troy residents is scheduled for April 24-25. All items need to be at curbside by 7 a.m. Thursday, April 24. The trash crew will not backtrack for items placed out after that time.

    No tires, items with Freon or computer components will be picked up and paint cans must be drained before placed for pickup. No collection will occur on vacant lots.

    A $10 fee for each large item to be picked up must be paid at the utility office before pickup. The receipt must be attached to the item to be picked up.

  • Community Events

    Tell City firefighters will sell dinners Sunday
    TELL CITY – The Tell City Fire Department will serve barbecued-chicken dinners Sunday, April 6, at the firehouse. Serving will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the cost will be $7.50 per plate.

  • Perry Central group will host dodgeball tournament Sunday

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central After-Prom Committee will host its second annual dodgeball tourney and luncheon at 12:30 Sunday, April 6, at the Perry Central High School and elementary gym.

    Concessions, including pizza, walking tacos and desserts, will be available beginning at 11 a.m. in the high-school commons.

    Registration is open to the public. Age divisions will be fourth through sixth grade, seventh through ninth grade and 10th grade and older. Entry fee is $5 per person or $30 per team.

  • Ferdinand townwide yard sale this weekend

    FERDINAND – The year’s  first town-wide yard sale in southern Indiana is set for Friday and Saturday, April 4-5 in and around Ferdinand. The Ferdinand Merchants and Chamber of Commerce sponsor the annual event.

    Entire neighborhoods are sifting through drawers, closets, basements and attics to come up with lots of fun and fabulous “stuff,” organizers said.

    Most of Ferdinand’s homes have porches, garages and basements just in case the weather is unkind.

  • Social News

    EUCHRE PLAYERS filled nine tables Wednesday at the Bristow Community Center. Elvis Zehr finished in first place with 92 points, followed by Kenny Weigand with 89 points, John Qualters with 88 points and Lorna Garrett with 87 points.

  • Community Events

    Chicken dinners offered Sunday in Leopold, Derby
    LEOPOLD – The Leopold Conservation Club will serve grilled chicken dinners at two locations Sunday, March 30. Dinners will be available in Leopold Park starting at 10 a.m. Dinners will also be served at the Derby firehouse from 11 a.m. to noon.

    VFW breakfast Saturday
    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at the post home. Cost is $6.50 plus tax. The public is invited.

  • Social News

    MU GAMMA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday (today) at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. Hostesses will be Shirley Quick, Judy Roberts and Joyce Laflin.

  • Tell City schools kickball tourney April 6

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a kickball tournament at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 6 at the Tell City softball fields. The event is sponsored by the Tell City Junior-Senior After Prom Committee and all money raised will be used for after-prom prizes.

    Cost is $40 per team if registered by Wednesday, April 2. Game-day registration will be $50 per team. Teams must have eight players on the roster with no more than 10 total players. Only eight players will be on the field at one time.

  • Special education workshops April 8, May 6

    TELL CITY – The Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs will offer two workshops for those who want for more information about special -education practices.

    Register online. If fewer than three registrations are received, the workshop may be canceled. The program is free and open to the public.
    The workshops will be presented by Leisa Barber, INSOURCE Regional Program specialist.

    An “Article 7 and Discipline” workshop will be held from 5 to 8 p.m.

  • Perry Central to host dodgeball tourney

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central After-Prom Committee will host its second annual dodgeball tourney and luncheon at 12:30 Sunday, April 6, at the Perry Central High School and elementary gym.

    Concessions, including pizza, walking tacos and desserts, will be available beginning at 11 a.m. in the high-school commons.

    Registration is open to the public. Age divisions will be fourth through sixth grade, seventh through ninth grade and 10th grade and older.
    Entry fee is $5 per person or $30 per team.