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Coming Events

  • Community Events, June 24

    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.

    Down Memory Lane program

    TELL CITY – The June program for Tell City Historical Society will be titled “Down Memory Lane” and take place today

  • Perry County bicentennial planning

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County will celebrate its 200th anniversary Nov. 1, 2014, as one of the earliest counties in Indiana. The Perry County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meeting to begin planning for Bicentennial activities at 6 p.m. July 16. The meeting will take place in the Chamber of Commerce office, 601 Main Street in Tell City.

  • Firearms course Saturday

    TELL CITY – C&J Fire-arm Academy will host an National Rifle Association basic pistol course at 8 a.m. Saturday and will last approximately eight hours, which 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.

  • Reunions, June 20 issue

    Wheeler family
    BRISTOW – The Wheeler family reunion will be at 11 a.m. June 29 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 June 30 at the Rickenbaugh House at Seline Lake in Perry County.

  • TC’s Music in the Park, movie night Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – The Tell City Regional Arts Association will host Music in the Park Saturday. The event will begin at 6 p.m. in City Hall Park in Tell City. The band TunnelVision will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. and the movie will start in City Hall Park at dusk.

    TunnelVision is a contemporary Christian praise band from Owensboro, Ky.

  • Community Events, June 20

    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.

    K of C chicken dinner Sunday
    TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus Council 1172 will sell chicken dinners Sunday behind the club house on the corner of 11th and Tell streets in Tell City.

  • Community Events, June 17

    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.

    Football families meeting today

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central football families are invited to a meeting at 6 p.m. today in the high-school study-hall room.

  • RSVP’s ice-cream social

    TELL CITY – In honor of Senior Corps Week, Lincoln Hills Development Corp.’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will host its annual ice cream social from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 24 at Evangelical United Church of Christ, 802 10th St., Tell City.
    The event will feature food, fun, bingo and prizes, organizers said.
    All RSVP volunteers and volunteer station representatives are invited to attend, as well as anyone 55 years and older who would like to learn more about RSVP.

  • Lodge offering booth space for annual summer picnic

    TELL CITY – Tell City Moose Lodge 1424’s Summer Fest Picnic will be held June 28-30.
    Nonprofit organizations wanting to set up booths this year can call Bill Coyle at 547-7867 or 547-6885 to reserve a spot.
    Watch the News for details on this year’s picnic.

  • Kayaking at Patoka Saturday

    PATOKA – The public is invited to take kayaks and join the naturalist for a tour on the lake at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Little Patoka Boat Ramp.
    Meet the naturalist at the Patoka Lake Visitor Center to car caravan to the ramp. The caravan will leave promptly at 8:30a.m.  
    The tour will spend the morning on the waters of Patoka, viewing the rock quarry and waterfall while looking for beaver, bald eagles and other wildlife along the way.