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Coming Events

  • Derby Riverfest June 22

    DERBY – Derby Community Association is accepting applications for vendor space for the Derby Riverfest June 22 at Mulzer Park in Derby.

    Fest activities will include a flea market, community yard sales, antique tractor and gas engine show, a tractor pull for kids, free kids games, a 5K run-walk, a bowfishing tournament and live entertainment.

    Food, beverages and wine tasting will also be available. Proceeds from the event will benefit the community association.

  • German American Relay fundraisers under way

    PERRY COUNTY – German American locations in Tell City are conducting annual sales of petunias and French Ridge candles to raise funds for Perry County Relay for Life.

    Petunias are available for $5.50 each or two for $10. Candles are $6 each.

    For more information, contact Dana Haughee at 547-7025.

  • Novice ghost hunt July 20 in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – The Tell City Ghost Hunters will host a novice hunt at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. July 20.

    Novice hunts are designed for individuals who are interested in paranormal activity but are not a part of an organized team. The group will have equipment for participants to use. Cost is $25 per person and only six tickets will be available. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

  • Humane society meeting

    PERRY COUNTY – The Humane Society of Perry County is planning a spring appreciation meeting for its members.

    For more information, contact Jim Carter at 836-4138 or 836-4842.

  • GOPerry breakfast June 15

    TELL CITY – GOPerry Club will sponsor a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. June 15 at Ponderosa. Judge Lucy Goffinet will be the guest speaker and everyone is welcome to attend.

    The club will continue monthly presentations by local groups throughout the year.

    For more information, contact Gayle Strassell at 547-2262.

  • Reunions, May 30

    Elder School
    LEOPOLD – Anyone who has ever attending the Elder school is invited to a reunion June 2. A pitch in dinner will begin at 1 p.m. at Leopold Park. Classmates are invited to attend for games, cornhole, fellowship and more. Anyone may take a game for the group to play.
    For more information, contact Linda Satterfield at (812) 572-2402.

    Cook – York family

  • Community Events, May 30

    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 e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Block party at Cotton Mill
    CANNELTON – A block party for all Cannelton residents will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Cotton Mill Apartments.

  • Benefit dance for Isaac Gogel Saturday

    FULDA – A benefit dance for 14-year old Isaac Gogel will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Fulda Sportsman Club.
    Admission to the event is $8 and music will be provided by the band Fire-N-Ice. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, baked goods and more. A raffle will be at 8 p.m.
    Gogel is the son of Paul and Lana Gogel of Fulda. He was diagnosed with leukemia Jan. 11.

  • Twilight Towers News, May 30

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers tenants held their monthly meeting May 15 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    The May birthdays are Nancy Lyons, Mary Ann Weatherholt, Justin Baysinger, Omia Linne, Mary Holpp, Mag Karney, Raymond Greathouse, Virgie Hubert, McKinley Roberts, Kathleen Ludwig, Joyce Richardt, Betty Kessans, Cheryl Tanzey, Bud Richardt and Lester Solbrig.
    The tenants would like to thank everyone who attended the Twilight Towers annual yard sale May 11. They said it was much appreciated. The quilt raffle winner was Terry Fuchs.

  • Knights’ annual Tootsie Roll drive starts Friday

    TELL CITY – Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 will accept donations for its Tootsie Roll drive for the mentally challenged citizens of Perry County Friday and Saturday.

    Bob Hackle and Terry Schaefer are co-chairing the event and encourage the public to donate at one of four locations: Tell City Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, Noble’s IGA, Fifth Third and Cash Saver.
    All money raised stays in Perry County.