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Coming Events

  • Entries for annual Schweizer Fest pageant available until Tuesday

    TELL CITY – Applicants are sought for the 2013 Schweizer Fest page-ant. Applications are ready and available at Cinderella’s, 922 Main St. Tell City.
    Age groups this year are as follows: Mini Prin-cess, girls 2 to 3 years of age; Little Princess, 4 to 5 years of age Miss Prin-cess, girls 6 to 8 years of age; Mini Prince, boys 2 to 3 years of age; Little Mister, boys 4 to 5 years of age; Mister Prince, 6 to 8 years of age; Junior Miss, girls 9 to 12 years of age; Teen Miss, girls 13 to 16 years of age; Miss Queen, girls 17 to 22 years of age.

  • PCMH to offer various CPR classes to public

    TELL CITY – CPR classes for Heartsaver AED, basic life support for health-care providers, family and friends and first-aid classes will be held at the Perry County EMS - Rescue building, located near Perry County Memorial Hospital.
    The Heartsaver CPR with AED certification class is scheduled for 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 18. Class content includes adult, child and infant CPR,  automated external defibrillation and choking rescue skills.  Participants must be able to pass a skills performance evaluation. Class fee is $40.

  • Community Events, July 4

    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 e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Parks and Rec meeting Wednesday
    CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Recreation board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the courthouse annex in Cannelton.

  • Reunions, July 4

    CHS 1983
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton High School Class of 1983 will hold its 30-year reunion at 4 p.m. Saturday.
    The reunion will be at the Cannelton American Legion, 516 Knight St.
    For more information, contact Jerri Lynn Corley Harper at 547-5842.

    Aaron Criss family

    GENTRYVILLE – The Aaron Criss family will hold a reunion Sunday at the campground shelterhouse at Lincoln State Park in Gentryville.

  • Community Events, July 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 e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Salsa workshop July 16

  • March of Dimes baby contest set for July 13

    TELL CITY – The annual March of Dimes baby contest held during the Perry County 4-H Fair will begin at 10 a.m. July 13 at the fairgrounds in Tell City.

  • Heartland Half Marathon, 5K Labor Day weekend

    JASPER – The half marathon and 5K run-walk event is slated for Sept. 1 – during the middle of Labor Day weekend – in Dubois County, just west of the Hoosier National Forest in southwestern Indiana.

  • Reunionis, June 27 issue

    Wheeler family
    BRISTOW – The Wheeler family reunion will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Isidore hall in Bristow.
    A carry-in meal will be at noon. Tea, lemonade, cups, plates, utensils and napkins will be provided.
    Games, activities, prizes and more will be offered through the day.
    For more information, call Marta Heeke at 547-6191.

    Rickenbaugh family

    PERRY COUNTY – The Rickenbaugh family reunion is set for Sunday at the Rickenbaugh House at Seline Lake in Perry County.

  • Dog Dayz of Summer at Patoka July 20

    BIRDSEYE – The public is invited to bring their canine companions for a day of events beginning at 10 a.m. July 20 at Patoka Lake.

  • Kayaking tour at Patoka Lake July 14

    BIRDSEYE – The public is invited to take kayaks or canoes and join the Patoka Lake naturalists for a tour on the late at 9:30 a.m. July 14. The group will meet at Wall’s Lake Boat Ramp off Indiana 145.
    The group will look for beaver, osprey, bald eagles and other wildlife along the way. Participants will discover a bit of Patoka’s past as they make their way to the “lake within a lake.” They will also travel over the remnants of Wall’s Lake dam as the group will paddle the waters of Patoka River.