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Coming Events

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Putts 4 Mutts Saturday

    CHRISNEY – A golf scramble will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Chrisney Golf Course to benefit Pals 4 Paaws. There will be a $40 entry fee, which includes lunch, golf cart and prizes.
    The group is looking for sponsors for each hole, which costs $100. For $50, two sponsors can sponsor one hole.
    Lunch will include barbecued chicken and meals will also be sold to the public. The day will also include a pick-a-prize auction. For additional information, call Tracy Speer-Horn at 454-2564. All proceeds will go to the TLC Pals 4 Paaws pet rescue.

  • Community Events, Sept. 5

    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.

    Breakfast fundraiser at Twilight Towers
    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will have a breakfast fundraiser at 6 a.m. Saturday in the dining room at 1648 10th Street in Tell City.

  • Belly-dancing class at library

    TELL CITY – Leah Robling will present a free introductory belly dancing class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Perry County Public Library Tell City branch.
    Robling will talk about the history of middle-eastern dancing, introduce traditional drum rhythms and teach some dance movements to go along with the drum patterns.
    The class will close with slow movement connecting breath and body for relaxation.
    The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact the library at 547-2661.

  • Reunions, Sept. 5 issue

    HHHS 1973
    SANTA CLAUS – The Heritage Hills High School Class of 1973 will have its 40-year class reunion Saturday at the Holiday Village Recreation Center in Santa Claus.
    The event will be held from 5 to midnight with dinner being served at 6 p.m. Cost is $15 per person.
    A class picture will be taken at about 5:45.
    RSVPs and checks may be made payable to Class of ’73, Susie Deom-Fortwendel, Treasurer, PO Box 83, Troy, IN 47586.

  • Fun horse show Sept. 14

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a fun horse show Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. All profits will be donated to the Perry County 4-H Horse and Pony Club. There will be 22 classes for all ages. Cost is $2 a class or $20 for all.
    Bleacher seating is available, but lawn chairs are recommended. The concession stand will be open with pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, desserts and soft drinks available. A later start time is possible if heat is excessive.

  • Hagan seeking donations for Down Syndrome Awareness walk

    PERRY COUNTY – Ashley Hagan is collecting donations for the Down Syndrome Awareness walk scheduled for Sept. 14 at Smothers Park on the riverfront in Owensboro, Ky.

    The collected donations will help fund education activities, social events and new parent outreach, hospital outreach and workshops. Donations may be dropped off at the William Tell Center, 1307 11th St., Tell City, or at the home of Ed and Dorothy Hoffman, 1239 13th St., Tell City. Donations are tax deductible.