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Coming Events

  • 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.

  • 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.