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Coming Events

  • PCMH Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar Nov. 3

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.  There will also be a silent auction.

  • Chamber of Commerce announces 26th annual Witches Walk Oct. 27

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce and area merchants will be “treating” local residents to a safe Halloween during this year’s Witches Walk scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. 

    Children will go store-to-store dressed in costumes seeking “goodies” from local merchants who are participating in the Witches Walk. 

  • Community Events; Oct. 17

    Chili Supper at Troy UMC

     

    TROY – Troy United Methodist Church will hold a chili supper, complete with desserts and beverages Saturday, Nov. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the church.

    The church is located on the corner of Walnut and Spring Streets in Troy.

    Join church members for a fun evening of fellowship and a free meal, free-will donations will be gratefully accepted.

     

    Perry County 4-H to sell pork chop dinners

     

  • ‘Trunks of Treats’ event set for Oct. 31

    TELL CITY – The Tell City First United Methodist Church will hold its eighth Annual Trunks of Treats Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the church parking lot. For those who would like to participate with a vehicle this year, let organizers know by contacting the church office at (812) 547-2800 or by e-mail at tellcityumc@gmail.com. The church is always in need for lots of treats so for those who would like to donate candy, there will be a cart just inside the church’s front doors. Monetary donations are also accepted by contacting the church office.

  • Train ride Saturday from Tell City to Lincoln City, back to TC

    TELL CITY – On the heels … the tracks, rather … of successful excursion train rides in recent weeks, Lincoln Scenic Way will host a fall scenery ride this Saturday, Oct. 15.

    It is the second of several autumn excursion trains with various themes.

    “It’s been a great success thus far and we want the interest and the number of travelers to keep growing,” said Betty Cash, who directs the county’s visitors bureau.

  • Winter Storytime Begins Nov. 14

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library announces Winter Storytime. 

    Winter Storytime will run Nov. 14-Dec. 15, with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations.

    Registration will begin on Oct. 17.  Register for Storytime by calling the Tell City location at (812) 547-2661.  Storytime programs are as follows:

    • Monday mornings, 10 to 10:30 a.m. in Tell City,birth through 2 years old

    • Tuesday evenings, 6 to 7 p.m., in Tell City, 3 years through 6 years

  • Community Events; Oct. 13

    Shooting match Oct. 23

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Coon Club shooting match will be held Oct. 23. The ham shoot will take place at 11 a.m. and a closed match will begin at 2 p.m. Participants will shoot for hams, pork and beef. First prize will be a $600 beef box.

     

    Flu-shot clinic Oct. 20

     

  • Benefit for Tammy Tanner scheduled for Oct. 29

    CANNELTON – A benefit for Tammy K. Tanner will be held Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Cannelton American Legion located at 516 Knight Street, Cannelton.

  • How to farm on tight margins program

    PERRY COUNTY – Three years of low crop prices have eaten into farmers’ margins. Now livestock prices have dropped as well, tightening farm margins all the more. Facing this economic crunch, farmers need every tool available. The Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture has developed a number of tools for  managing in a financial downturn. Michael Langemeier, the author of several of those tools will join us on Nov. 7 for a program focused on keeping the farm running through tough financial times.

  • Extension Color Me Green Dash coming Oct. 23

    PERRY COUNTY – The public is invited to a Color Me Green Dash Sunday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. at the Perry county.

    Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $10 and donation of non-perishable food items. All proceeds will be donated to combat local hunger issues. The course consists of hills and is approximately 1.8 miles long. The first 50 participants to enter will receive a free T-shirt. Non-toxic green powder will be thrown on participants. All ages are welcome. The event will not be timed.