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Coming Events

  • July 10 sheriff’s sale will be held at new detention center

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Sheriff Lee Chestnut reminds residents that the new Perry County Detention Center is open and that the former jail in Cannelton has been closed.

    He also reminds anyone interested in the July 10 sheriff’s sales that they will be held at the new facility, located behind the county courthouse at 2211 Herrmann St. in Tell City.

    The phone number for the detention center, 547-2441, is unchanged.

  • Derby set to welcome Riverfest fans Saturday

    DERBY – The Derby Community Association will welcome old friends and newcomers to its Derby Riverfest celebration Saturday, June 21, at Mulzer Park, located at the intersection of Indiana 66 and Indiana 70.

    Festival activities will include a morning 5-kilometer run and walk sponsored by the county parks department. Also planned are a flea market and community yard sales, an antique tractor and gas engine show, tractor pull for kids, free kids games, boat parade, car show and live entertainment with members of the band The Hiding.

  • Coming events

    Football families to meet today
    LEOPOLD - Perry Central Football Families will meet at 6 p.m. today in the high-school study-hall room.

    Farmers market now open
    TELL CITY - The Perry County farmers market has kicked off its season. Hours are 8 a.m. until sellout Saturdays and 4 p.m. until sellout Wednesdays. Markets will continue through fall. Anyone wanting to learn more can call 547-7933.

  • Band Boosters auction set for Saturday

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central Band Boosters auction will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday at Dixon and Dixon Auction-Realty in Tell City.

    Items available for auction include jewelry with genuine gemstones, woodworking items, signed original artwork, chainsaw-carved woodwork, collectible dolls in original boxes, one life-sized with sequined dress, a violin and several gift certificates from local businesses. Auction items can be viewed online at Dixon and Dixon Auction and Realty's website at dixonauctionandrealty.com.

  • St. Paul and First United Methodist to cohost VBS

    TELL CITY - St. Paul Catholic Church and First United Methodist Church will offer a joint summer vacation Bible school the week of June 23-26.

    Four-year-olds through children entering kindergarten will attend at the United Methodist Church on 10th and Mozart streets in Tell City.

    Children entering grades 1 through 4 will attend at St. Paul Church on Main and Jefferson streets in Tell City.

  • "Weird Animals" VBS to offer kids creative insight into Bible stories

    TELL CITY - Deer Creek Baptist Church will host "Weird Animals VBS," a themed vacation Bible school, from June 22 to June 27.

  • Several class reunions scheduled throughout summer months

    PERRY COUNTY - The Cannelton Class of 1949 will celebrate their 65th reunion Saturday, June 14 at noon at the Patio Steakhouse on Highway 66 in Cannelton. Members of the class of 1948 and 1950 are invited to join this reunion. For more information, call 547-7688. Other classes with reunions planned are:

    - The Oil Township High School Classes of 1945-1947 will hold a class reunion at noon Saturday, July 26, at Bill and Dave's Smokin' Pit in Tell City.

  • Perry Central Band Boosters auction set for June 21

    LEOPOLD - Perry Central Band Boosters seek support and donations for an upcoming fundraising auction.

    The auction will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at Dixon and Dixon Auction-Realty in Tell City. Donated new or gently used items and handmade crafts are needed but no clothing.

  • Benefits scheduled for Paul "Weasel" Miller

    TELL CITY - A benefit ride and special weekend have been scheduled for Paul "Weasel" Miller, who was severly injured in a workplace accident several weeks ago. The benefits will raise money to help offset costs while he is unable to work.

    Weasel Weekend will be held beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, July 11, at the Sportsman Inn in Tell City. A benefit ride will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 12, from Braunie's Tavern in Tell City.

    Participation in the ride will be $10 a person and the ride will begin at 11 a.m.

  • Summer camp available at WTE, Ferdinand YMCA

    TELL CITY - Summer camp is available for children in kindergarten through sixth grades during YMCA camps scheduled throughout the summer. Kindergartners and first-graders may attend Camp ACE; Camp HEART is for second and third grade and Camp S.T.A.R. for students in fourth through sixth grades.