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Coming Events

  • Dance planned at William Tell Center

    TELL CITY – A masquerade dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 26 at the William Tell Center, 1301 11th St. in Tell City.
    Music will be provided by Darrel Toomey and the Sunshine Band. Soft drinks and snacks will be provided during the musical breaks. No prizes will be given but lots of fun will be had, organizers said.
    The dance is open to all adults, but no alcohol will be allowed. Masks are encouraged by not required. For more information, contact Ed Huffman at 547-2714.

  • Card-making workshop at TC library today

    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. today.
    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.

  • Library to host marble-making demonstration

    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. Saturday 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.

  • Employment services for children’s future

    TELL CITY – Parents with a child with a disability or health need who feel they may need assistance, now or in the future, getting or learning a job or will need a job and support to maintain that job, a workshop in Tell City will provide information on services in the area.
    The free workshop will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Ivy Tech in Tell City and will cover the services offered in the area that can help those with disabilities or health needs find employment.

  • Community Events, Oct. 14

    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.


    PC football families meeting Tuesday

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central football families will gather for a meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the high-school study-hall room.

  • Epic Glow run in Ferdinand Saturday

    FERDINAND – As a part of Primitive Days and in conjunction with and prior to the last Community Movie Night of the season at the 18th Street Park, Ferdinand will host its first Epic Glow 5K Fun Run Saturday.
    The all-ages event will feature a run or walk at your own pace “glowing” trip through the 18th Street Park’s trail system, entertainment by Daniel Epperson and random drawing of prizes. The evening will culminate on the softball field with the Town of Ferdinand’s final Community Movie Night of the season.

  • No-scare tours added to third annual ‘Trail of Terror’

     LINCOLN CITY – The third annual Trail of Terror consists of a new theme and a no-scare hour.
    In partnership with the Lincoln Amphitheatre and Friends of Lincoln State Park, the theme for the Trail of Terror this year is “Creatures of the Night.” The scenes consist of bats in a cave, ghouls, vampires and zombies. The Trail of Terror will begin in Lincoln Amphitheatre’s cast house and wind the woods of Lincoln State Park to complete the haunted trail.  

  • Reunions, Oct. 10

    CHS 1973
    CANNELTON – The 1973 graduating class of Cannelton High School will hold its 40th reunion at 6 p.m. Saturday, 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

  • 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.

  • 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.