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Coming Events

  • Library to host marble-making event

    TELL CITY – Ever wonder how marbles were made in the “good ol’ days?” Delilah Davis, who has been a stained glass artisan for 25 years, will lead a demonstration and make marbles with glass rods and a torch. The event will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch.
    Davis, who has a love of making kaleidoscopes, studied with John Hamon Miller in Hannibal, Mo., in 2002. He was the first to show Davis how to make beads and marbles, then paperweights.

  • Card-making workshop Monday

    TELL CITY – Dana Franzman, an independent consultant for Close To My Heart, will host a card-making workshop at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday.
    The cost for the workshop is $5 per person. All materials for the class will be supplied and those wishing to participate can register by calling the library at 547-2661.

  • Book club to celebrate 75 years with book review, guest Eddie Price

    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 Hawes-ville, Ky., who is a well-known author throughout Kentucky. He recently earned 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.

  • Community Events, Oct. 10

    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 emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Mu Gamma chapter to meet

    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

  • 68th annual Cannelton Fall Fest set for Oct. 24

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization will sponsor its 68th annual Cannelton Fall Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Cannelton Community Center.  

    Queen candidates for this year’s festival, pictured below are kindergartner Chloe Hale, first-grader Taylor DuPont, second-grader Makayla Reed, third-grader Claire Sabelhaus, fourth-grader Maggie Dawson and fifth-grader Bre’ Noland.

  • Twilight Towers Christmas bazaar Oct. 26

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold its annual Christmas bazaar Oct. 26 in the dining room starting at 6 a.m.
    There will be a biscuits-and-gravy breakfast available. A full order will be $2 and a half order will cost $1. Coffee, milk and orange juice will be 50 cents each. A bake sale will also be held during the bazaar. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Community Events, Oct. 7

    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 emailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Bicentennial meeting planned for Tuesday

  • Flu-shot clinic starts today

    TELL CITY – Drs. Marcrum, Bailey and Kleeman, 421 Seventh St. in Tell City, announce it will host a flu-shot clinic today, Tuesday and Wednesday.  
    Hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the office closed from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. daily for lunch. Cost is $35.
    For more information, call 547-9663, Ext. 1.

  • 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.