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Coming Events

  • VFW summer picnic set for Oct. 6

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host its annual family picnic Oct. 6 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.

  • GOPerry Club meeting set for Saturday in TC

    PERRY COUNTY – The GOPerry Club will sponsor a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Ponderosa in Tell City. Nancy Rennie, a local employee of the Indiana Department of Child Services, will be the guest speaker.
    Everyone is welcome.
    The club will continue its monthly gatherings throughout the year with local speakers. For more information, call Gayle Strassell at 547-2262.

  • Perry-Spencer Republican picnic today

    TROY – The Perry-Spencer Republican annual picnic will be held today at Mulzer Camp just west of Troy.
    Doors will open at 5 p.m. with dinner served at 6 and special guest speakers at 7 p.m.
    Speakers for the evening will be Secretary of State Connie Lawson and State Auditor Dwayne Sawyer.

  • Social News, Sept. 19

    THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their weekly dance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the center.  3 For All band will perform.

    TWILIGHT TOWERS offers bingo and euchre games in its dining room. Bingo games are held every Wednesday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and card games are held at 6 p.m. Thursdays and the first Monday of each month. The public is invited.

  • Operation Round Up applications due Tuesday

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Southern Indiana Power’s Operation Round Up is becoming a very successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects.      
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications until Tuesday.  Disbursement will take place in October.    

  • Community Events, Sept. 16

    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.

    Cannelton Legion Auxiliary meetings
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton American Legion Auxiliary meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the legion post home.

  • Ellspermann to attend Saturday Celebration of Courage brunch

    SANTA CLAUS – The organizers of the Celebration of Courage say cause is extremely important. And they assure you a good time is practically guaranteed.
    On Sept. 21, Crisis Connection Inc. will host its annual brunch and silent auction in the community room at Heritage Hills Baptist Church, west of Santa Claus on Indiana 162.
    Doors will open at 9 a.m.

  • Alzheimer’s care workshop Tuesday

    FERDINAND – Tri-State area families are invited to attend a free Alzheimer’s care training workshop that will be offered in recognition of World Alzheimer’s Month. 
    The session will be held at 7:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday at Scenic Hills, 311 E. First St., Ferdinand, and from 9 a.m. to noon EDT Sept. 28 at the Home Instead Senior Care office in Evansville.

  • GOPerry Club meeting Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The GOPerry Club will sponsor a Saturday breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Ponderosa in Tell City. Nancy Rennie, a local employee of the Indiana Department of Child Services, will be the guest speaker.
    Everyone is welcome.
    The club will continue its monthly gatherings throughout the year with local speakers. For more information, call Gayle Strassell at 547-2262.
     

  • 68th annual Cannelton fall fest Oct. 24

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization is sponsoring 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 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.