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Coming Events

  • Sanders to hold book signing

    TELL CITY – Brett Alan Sanders, a retired Perry Central school teacher and writer and literary translator, will   have copies of his books available for purchase and signing at the Schweizer Fest Wednesday through Saturday.
    His short historical novel for young adults, “A Bride Called Freedom,” is available for $15 in a bilingual edition; the first half of the book is written in English, the second half is translated into Spanish.

  • Girl Scouts to host pool party

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Girl Scouts are getting troops ready to start a new year. If you are in kindergarten through 12th grade and would like to be in the Girl Scouts, you are invited to attend a Scouts pool party.
    Parents can fill out a registration form and girls will be placed into a troop during the party. Financial assistance is available.
    The party will be held at the Hoosier Heights Country Club form 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8.

  • ‘Animals Underground’ event for children at Tell City library Aug. 7

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library would like to invite everyone to attend “Animals Underground” at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Tell City branch, presented by Animal Tales LLC.
    The theme for summer reading has been “Dig into Reading” for younger children and “Beneath the Surface” for preteens and teens. “Animals Underground” will provide a fun, educational, interactive and safe learning experience that will feature live animals from across the globe, organizers said.

  • Reunions, Aug. 1

    TCHS 1983
    TELL CITY – With regret, the Tell City High School Class of 1983 is cancelling the 30th class reunion due to not receiving enough responses.
    All classmates who sent in checks or money will get their money returned in the mail.
    Classmates are asked to mark their calendars for the 35th class reunion to be held at the Moose Lodge during Schweizer Fest 2018.
    The class motto is “The class of 1983 will not follow where the path may lead, but will go where there is no path and leave a trail.”

  • New Directions to host open house during Schweizer Fest

    TELL CITY – New Directions Health and Fitness Club, 632 Main St. in Tell City, will host an open house during Schweizer Fest week.
    The public is invited to stop by Aug. 6 through Aug. 9.
    Tours of the facility will be offered as well as the opportunity to attend one class or one workout at no charge. Staff will be available to offer demonstrations and answer questions.
    Those attending can sign up for free prizes and stick around Friday to watch an event from the Perry County Fitness Games, hosted by New Directions.

  • Community Events, Aug. 1

    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.

    JFK Pool changes its hours
    TELL CITY – JFK Pool in Tell City will change its hours of operation for its final week of summer.
    Hours will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Aug. 10.

  • Firearms course Aug. 10

    TELL CITY – C&J Firearm Academy will host a National Rifle Association basic pistol course at 8 a.m. Aug. 10 that will last approximately eight hours, and will include classroom and range time.
    The course will be taught by a local NRA-certified instructor and will cover the basics of safe gun handling and shooting. The course will emphasize the safe and proper use of pistols.
    Participants will learn about firearm safety, parts and operation, ammunition, shooting fundamentals, care and cleaning, storage opt-ions, selection and more.

  • Community Events, July 29

    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.

    Silent auction at ONB
    TELL CITY – Old National Bank in Tell City will hold a silent auction to raise funds for the March of Dimes starting today and running until Aug. 9.

  • Reunions, July 25

    Aders family
    BRISTOW – The Riley and Martha Aders family will meet for a reunion Sunday at the St. Isidore Hall near Bristow.
    Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    For more information, contact Diana Scott at 836-4620.

    Patmore family
    SANTA CLAUS – The Patmore family reunion will be held Aug. 3 at Sam and Amy Busler’s home, 398 S. Start Drive in Santa Claus.

  • Zoar Mosquito Fest set for Aug. 2-3

    ZOAR – The 41st annual Zoar Mosquito Fest will be Aug. 2 and Aug. 3 at the Zoar Picnic Grounds. The opening ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. and be followed by the Southern Indiana Wiffleball Tourney. The event is a double-elimination tourney with each team playing at least one game Aug. 2. To enter a team or for more information, call (812) 779-7787.