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Coming Events

  • 12th annual Wheelin’ in the Fish coming Sept. 21

    BIRDSEYE – The 12th annual Wheelin’ IN the Fish will be held at Osborn Boat Ramp, Patoka Lake from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21. This free fishing event promotes the accessible features of Patoka Lake for participants with special needs and their families. Those confined to a wheelchair or any other circumstance that doesn’t allow them to live alone are invited to attend for free fishing, free boat rides and free lunch. Nursing home, group home and home health-service groups are also invited to take their patrons to the event. All equipment will be provided.

  • Cruisin’ Towards a Cure for Pulmonary Fibrosis Oct. 5

    HOLLAND – Cruisin’ Toward a Cure for Pulmonary Fibrosis, a fundraiser to raise money for research and to raise awareness for the disease, will be held Oct. 5 at Holland Municipal Park.
    Car registration will be from 9 a.m. to noon with an awards ceremony scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Registration for the 5K run will be at 8 a.m. with awards to follow. There will also be a corn hole tournament at noon. All times are EDT.

  • News in Brief, Sept. 12

    Legion family picnic Sept. 15
    TELL CITY – American Legion Post 213 will host its annual family picnic Sept. 15 at the post home in Tell City.
    Legion, auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion members are invited to attend. Dinner will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Drinks, meat, potatoes and a vegetable will be furnished. Those attending are asked to take a dessert.

    Zombie parade Oct. 19

  • Local libraries to celebrate Teen Read Week

    PERRY COUNTY – In celebration of Teen Read Week Oct. 13 through Oct. 19, the unofficial “Hunger Games Young Adult Survival Skills Program” will be presented at the Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch.
    From 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Creek Stewart, who lives in Anderson and owns Wilderness Survival School, or one of his primitive skills instructors will teach young adults 10 to 18 years of age survival skills based on the strategies from the Hunger Games series.

  • Perry-Spencer Republican picnic set for Sept. 19

    TROY – The Perry-Spencer Republican annual picnic will be held Sept. 19 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.

  • Reunions, Sept. 12 issue

    CHS 1961
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School Class of 1961 will have a lunch at the Patio Steakhouse at noon Thursday. All class members are invited to attend.
    For more information, call Bobbi Polster at 547-8581 or 547-4646 or Brenda Mosby at 547-7512.

    Faulkenburg – Newton

    BIRDSEYE – The descendants and families of James C. and Hannah (Newton-Enlow) Faulkenburg will have a family reunion Sept. 15 at the Patoka Lake Shelter House.

  • GOPerry Club meeting Sept. 21

    PERRY COUNTY – The GOPerry Club will sponsor a Saturday breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 21 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.
     

  • Archery lessons at Patoka Oct. 5

    BIRDSEYE – Meet the naturalist and other certified archery instructors at the Patoka Lake Archery Range for a beginners archery lesson from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 5.
    This event is an introduction to the sport and is open to all ages 8 and up. Those wishing to participate can pre-register by calling the Patoka Lake Visitor Center at (812) 685-2447. All archery equipment will be provided.

  • Memorial FamilyCARE relocating in Jasper

    JASPER – Effective Aug. 26, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Memorial FamilyCARE office began seeing patients at a new location, 1025 First Avenue in Jasper; the street before Ruxer Ford Lincoln car dealership on U.S. 231.
    Memorial FamilyCARE is a participating member of many PPO insurance plans and accepts Medicaid and Medi-care. Patients are asked to verify coverage with their insurance carriers. For those who qualify, a sliding fee scale is available. No patient is denied medical care for financial reasons.

  • Animals, other attractions to be at Orscheln’s

    TELL CITY – Horse Rescue South will have horses and other animals on display at Orscheln Farm and Home Supply in Tell City from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday.
    “We will have a petting zoo with mini donkeys and Kiko goats,” the rescue organization’s Jo Sodrel said, adding those animals will not be available for sale or adoption.
    Face painting, raffles, food and drinks and many more activities will also be available, she said.