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Coming Events

  • 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.

  • 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.