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Coming Events

  • Paint Perry County Purple event kicks off May 16

    PERRY COUNTY – The American Cancer Society is seeking businesses and organizations to get involved in the Relay For Life movement by selling purple butterflies and putting up purple-themed displays in storefronts from May 16 to June 8. Purple is the signature color of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life program, which represents all cancers.

  • Derby to cut ribbon on community center

    DERBY – The Derby Community Association will have an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new community center. The open house will take place Saturday, May 14, from 1 to 5 p.m. with a ribbon cutting at 1:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

    The community center is located at the junction of Indiana 66 and 70 in Derby. The public is invited welcome.

  • Cruise-in for Kearstin set for May 21

    TELL CITY – The second annual Cruise-in for Kearstin will be held Saturday, May 21, beginning at 7 a.m. at Perry County Fairgrounds. Admission for onlookers will be $5 and the show car fee is $10.

    The top five best of each class, including cars, trucks, jeeps and bikes will be awarded, along with a kid’s choice award.

    Festivities include on-site wood carving with a raffle, bounce house, corn hole tournament, half-pot drawing and live music.

  • Community Events; May 2

    Beard Cemetery accepting trustee applications

     

    BRISTOW – Anyone wanting to serve as a trustee for the Beard Cemetery, contact Jerry Beard at 22998 Blue Ridge Road in Bristow by May 15.

    Applicants must be 25 years of age or older and have relatives buried in the Beard Cemetery.

    An election will be held May 29 at the cemetery.

     

    Maxon Luncheon set for May 10

     

  • Community Events; April 28

    VFW yard sale set to begin April 29

     

    TELL CITY – The VFW Auxiliary will have a yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at 301 Main St.

    Anyone wanting to donate items for the yard sale is asked to drop them off at the VFW during business hours. For questions, call (812) 719-8255. 

     

    Beard Cemetery accepting trustee applications

     

  • Freedom Train back in station for Holiday World’s 70th birthday
  • Animal Planet star to visit Hawesville Saturday

    HAWESVILLE – Hancock County Kentucky will have a special guest at a Saturday full of Coon Club activities.

    Neal James, a star of Animal Planet’s “Call of the Wildman” will attend the fair and be available to sign photos and meet fans.

    The day’s festivities will begin at 10 a.m., when a meet and greet with James will begin, and last until noon.

  • Community Events; April 25

    VFW yard sale set to begin April 29

     

    TELL CITY – The VFW Auxiliary will have a yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at 301 Main St.

    Anyone wanting to donate items for the yard sale is asked to drop them off at the VFW during business hours. For questions, call (812) 719-8255. 

     

    Hawesville Methodist spring craft fair

     

  • Kid’s Free Fishing Derby May 21 at German Ridge Pond

    PERRY COUNTY – If you’re a kid who likes to fish, or know a kid who might, the Hoosier National Forest invites you to the 21st annual Kid’s Fishing Derby at German Ridge Pond near Rome Saturday, May 21.  The event is free and will be open to all children ages 15 and under.

    The event is located within the German Ridge Recreation Area off State Road 66. Parking will be within the campground or day use area. Employees will be onsite to assist with the parking. Participants can walk or be shuttled from the parking areas to the fishing pond.

  • From plant to pizza ... Learn how to grow your dinner workshops planned

    PERRY COUNTY – Growing vegetables and herbs in small raised beds is easy and enjoyable.

    This three-part workshop sponsored by Purdue Extension-Perry County will allow participants to grow, harvest and prepare a variety of vegetables and herbs.

    Topics will include the basics of gardening in small spaces and preparing the soil and planting vegetables and herbs in a raised bed garden, discovering the art of cooking with fresh herbs, and harvesting herbs and vegetables and transforming them into delicious pizzas.