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Coming Events

  • Ellspermann to attend Sept. 21 Celebration of Courage brunch

    SANTA CLAUS – The cause is extremely important.
    And 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.
    The food will be fantastic. Shelly Morris caters every year and to say attendees just enjoy her fare would be an understatement. An amazing chef, she offers all sorts of tantalizing delicacies. The meal alone is well worth the cost of admission.

  • KWC open house Saturday

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Experience college life at Kentucky Wesleyan College at the fall open house Saturday. The event will kick off with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Winchester Community Center.
    From accounting to zoology, students can explore the nearly 40 academic majors and pre-professional programs available and learn how a 15:1 student-faculty ratio ensures that an education at KWC concentrates on each individual student, organizers said.

  • Fun Horse Show set for Saturday

    The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a fun horse show Saturday at 5 p.m. All profits will be donated to the Perry County 4-H Horse and Pony Club.

  • Community Events, Sept. 12

    VFW selling pork-chop dinners Saturday
    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a pork-chop dinner Saturday at the post home in Tell City.
    Meals will include a pork chop, baked potato and slaw. Serving will begin at 10:30 a.m. and cost is $7.50 each.

    Bake sale Friday at Old National
    TELL CITY – Old National Bank in Tell City will host a bake sale Friday to raise funds for the March of Dimes.
    Items will be available during normal banking hours.

  • Benefit auction, set for dance Saturday

    TELL CITY – The friends and family of Larry Taylor will host a benefit auction and dance to help raise funds for his medical  bills and expenses.
    The event will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Tell City American Legion Post on Indiana 66.
    Admission will be $15 per person or $25 per couple.
    There will be live music by “Good Ole Boys,” food and a cash bar.
    Cash donations may be made at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City to the “Benefit of Larry Taylor” account.
    Taylor has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

  • Donnelly to keynote Jefferson-Jackson dinner

    TELL CITY – U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly will be the key-note speaker for the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner hosted by the Perry County Democrat Central Committee Saturday. The event will be held at the Tell City Knights of Columbus. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7. Cost is $20 per person. The public is invited.

  • Social news, Sept. 12

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

  • Coming Events

    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.

  • Autumn story times begin Friday at library

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library officials announced registration is now open for the autumn story-time session. Autumn story times will run from Friday through Oct. 17 with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations. Parents and guardians may register for story time by calling the Tell City location at 547-2661. Story times are as follows:

  • Social news, Sept. 5

    THE WILLIAM TELL Center will have their monthly carry-in dinner at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the center. The weekly dance will follow at 7 p.m. Crosswind 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.