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Coming Events

  • Baby Bloomers benefit set for Oct. 20

    TELL CITY – Baby Bloomers Child Care will host a country-western hoe-down fall pageant at 2 p.m. Oct. 20 at Dixon’s Auction House.
    Boys and girls ages birth to 18 years old are invited to participate. Contestants are welcome to share a special talent, as well. Prizes will be awarded to everyone who participates.
    Contestants are required to wear country-western attire.
    Those wishing to watch the pageant are asked to take toiletries and canned goods as donations. All proceeds from the pageant will benefit the Ronald McDonald House.

  • Perry Central schools to host Rachel’s Challenge assemblies Oct. 31

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central community schools will host a series of assemblies Oct. 31 as a part of Rachel’s Challenge, a program that promotes individuals to replace acts of violence, bullying and negativity with acts of respect, kindness and compassion.
    The event will take place in the Perry Central main gymnasium beginning at 8:45 a.m. with preschool through third-graders, followed by fourth- through sixth-graders at 10 a.m., seventh- and eighth-graders at 12:30 p.m. and freshman through seniors at 2 p.m.

  • Book club to celebrate 75 years with book review

    TELL CITY – The Friday Book Club will host a special book review to celebrate its 75th year at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Tell City Historical Museum at Ninth and Franklin streets in Tell City.
    The guest speaker will be Eddie Price of Hawesville, Ky., who is a well-known author throughout Kentucky. He recently earn-ed the readers’ favorite award in the historical fiction category at the 2013 International Book Award contest for his first book, “Widder’s Landing.” The book is now in its third printing.

  • Veterans Day races sponsored by Perry County Marines, Perry County Museum

    PERRY COUNTY – In honor of Veterans Day Nov. 9, the Perry County Marines, along with the Perry County Museum, will host the Semper Five 5K and the Marine Tough 10K.
    Runners and walkers are encouraged to participate. Registration for each race is $15 through Oct. 31 and $20 from Nov.1 through Nov. 9. Each runner and walker will receive a T-shirt the day of the race. Registration forms are available at www.per-rycountymuseum.org, Lawson’s Bar and Grill or by calling Lena Joyal at 619-0708.

  • Creepy Critters headed to county Nov. 2

    TELL CITY – Animal Tales will bring its Creepy Critters animal program to the Perry County Public Library at 1 p.m. Nov. 2.
    Creepy Critters focuses on those less cuddly and icky creatures whose importance is often taken for granted. This program features arachnids, insects and snakes to illustrate that such undesirable critters serve an extremely important purpose to the environment. Participants will be allowed to get “hands on” with several animals and all should walk away with a different view of these creepy critters.

  • St. Meinrad Fire Department open house Sunday

    ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad Volunteer Fire Department, in conjunction with the Early Days Antique Club, will host its annual open house Sunday. The station is located along Indiana 545.
    Chicken and pork-chop dinners will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with hamburgers, desserts and ice cream available during the day. Raffle chances will be sold during the day with a $1,000 first-place prize.
    A Life Flight helicopter will land next to the firehouse at 11 a.m. with a kiddie tractor pull sponsored by Heritage Hills FFA beginning at the same time.

  • EUCC fall bazaar set for Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Evangelical United Church of Christ will host its annual fall bazaar Saturday beginning at 7:30 a.m.
    A breakfast consisting of homemade biscuits, gravy and fried potatoes with side orders of eggs, sausage, coffee and juice will be available from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.
    A country store with baked items, homemade candies and jams will be open. This year will feature some local vendors with floral arrangements, wreaths, Tupperware, handmade purses, scarves and hats, and some woodworking items.
    All are invited and encouraged to attend.

  • Reunions, Oct. 3

    CHS 1973
    CANNELTON – The 1973 graduating class of Cannelton High School will hold its 40th reunion at 6 p.m. Oct. 12, at the Iron Gate Pizza on Taylor Street in Cannelton.
    Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP so organizers will know how many to expect. Each person will pay for their own food and drinks.
    Be sure to share this information with any other classmate you may be in touch with to help get the word out.
    For more information or to RSVP, contact Earla Williams at 719-1012.

    CHS 1963

  • VFW picnic Sunday at Mulzer Camp

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host its annual family picnic Sunday at Mulzer Camp west of Troy.
    Members and their families, plus the ladies and men’s auxiliary units and their families, are invited to attend.
    The post will furnish the meat, potatoes and drinks. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish or dessert.
    Dinner will begin around 12:30 p.m.
    For more information, contact Kerry James at (812) 608-0217.

  • Wellness activities scheduled at Tell City High School in October

    TELL CITY – The following wellness activities are available, free of charge, through October from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. on the listed days at Tell City Junior-Senior High School. These programs are available through the Welborn Heros grant. Those attending these activities are asked to sign in at the school office.
    The classes are listed by date, activity and area where the class will be held:
    Today, lap swimming, TCJSHS pool
    Oct. 8, pilates, auxiliary gym
    Oct. 9, Tai Chi-mixed martial arts, Bryan Taylor arena