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Coming Events

  • U.S. senator to keynote Jefferson-Jackson dinner

    TELL CITY – U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly will be the keynote speaker for the Sept. 14 Jefferson-Jackson Dinner hosted by the Perry County Democrat Central Committee. 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.

  • Santa Claus to host chain-saw art exhibition, competition, auction

    SANTA CLAUS – Santa’s Candy Castle will host a chain-saw-carving event Sunday.
    The daylong event, which is open to the public with free admission, will feature three of the tri-state’s top chain-saw artists.
    Each artist will exhibit a collection of finished chainsaw art, and will work throughout the day carving a large event piece. The artists will take a short break from their main piece to compete head-to-head in a special one-hour quick-carve competition.

  • Church sponsoring 5-K, 10-K Sept. 21 to raise mission money

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s First United Methodist Church will host its first Miles 4 Missions 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer run-walk Sept. 20 to raise money for the congregation’s mission work. The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the back parking lot at the church, located at 702 10th St.
    Cost is $20 and participants can register until 7:45 a.m. race day but must register by Sept. 9 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants can pick up shirts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 or on the morning of the race.

  • Walking tour, novice hunt Oct. 12 in Cannelton

    CANNELTON – Tell City Ghost Hunters will present their second annual historic haunted walking tour and novice hunt Oct. 12 during the Cannelton Heritage Festival.
    The group will offer two walking tours from 6 to 8 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m. with tickets available for $10 per person or $15 per couple. A novice hunt will be also be held at the Perry County Museum from 10:15 p.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 12. A limit of 10 tickets is available and the cost is $20 each. For more details, send email to the group at tcgh2012@aol.com.

  • Dawg Days Sept. 7 at local dog park

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library-Tell City branch will host Dawg Days from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Tell City Dog Park, Tell and 16th streets.
    The event will be presented to the public by All American Dawgs of Newburgh.
    Admission to the event is free and those attending will see agility demonstrations showcasing herding dogs. There will be bleacher seating available, but the public is invited to take lawn chairs as well.
    No dogs other than those in the program will be permitted in the park.

  • 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.

  • Community Events, Aug. 26

    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.

    Tractor association to meet Thursday

  • Church sponsoring 5-K, 10-K Sept. 21 to raise mission money

    TELL CITY – Tell City United Methodist Church will host its first Miles 4 Missions 5-kilometer and10-kilometer run-walk Sept. 20 to raise money for the congregations’ ‘mission work.
    The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the back parking lot at the church, located at 702 10th St.
    Cost is $20 and participants can register until 7:45am on race day but must register by Sept. 9 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants can pick up shirts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 or on the morning of the race.

  • Birdseye 5K run-walk Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – The fourth annual five-kilometer run-walk is scheduled for Saturday, beginning with at 8 a.m. EDT.
    The event will begin in back of the Pentecostal church in town, north of the intersection of Indiana 64 and Indiana 145. Parking is available behind the church.
    The entry fee is $20 and includes a T-shirt. Proceeds will benefit the Birdseye Fire and Park Picnic Fund.
    For more information, call (812) 389-2878 or (812) 630-7962.

  • Patoka Triathlon to affect traffic at recreation area Saturday

    BIRDSEYE – On Saturday morning, motorists may experience a slight delay if traveling into the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area at Patoka Lake.
    From 8:30 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m., motorists and boat ramp users will share the road with approximately 150 bicyclists participating in the first Patoka Lake Triathlon. During this time, traffic will be halted for brief moments as bicyclers race through the property.