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Coming Events

  • JFK Pool to open to the public June 2

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open June 2 for the 2013 summer season. Hours for the pool will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.
    Admission is $3 per person for anyone over 4 years of age. Children who are 4 years and younger are admitted for free.
    Pool passes are available at city hall or at the pool. Cost is $40 for a book of 20 passes.

  • Annual River Sweep set for June 15

    SPENCER COUNTY – River Sweep 2013 has been scheduled for June 15 along the shoreline of the Ohio River and its many tributaries. Volunteers are needed for this massive event.
    River Sweep is a riverbank cleanup that extends the entire length of the Ohio River and beyond. More than 3,000 miles of shoreline will be combed for trash and debris. This is the largest environmental event of its kind and encompasses six states.

  • Community Events, May 16

    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.

    GOPerry Club breakfast Saturday
    TELL CITY – The GO-Perry Club will sponsor a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Ponderosa in Tell City.

  • Kid’s fishing derby at Patoka Lake June 1

    BIRDSEYE – Local children are invited to take their friends, family, fishing poles, tackle and bait, and head over to Patoka Lake from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 1 for the annual Kid’s Fishing Derby.
    Groups can park at the Modern Campground Center Shelterhouse at 8:30 a.m. to register and then take a short stroll down to the fishing pond for a friendly competition. This event is for children 12 years of age and under and they must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Community Events, May 13

    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.


    Spring break trip for Tell City seniors

  • Annual Drug, Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest end Friday

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County prosecutor’s office announces the annual poster contest open to all Perry County students in kindergarten through seventh grades begins Wednesday and ends Friday. Letters have been sent to Tell City, Perry Central and Cannelton schools with the official rules to begin the contest. The office staff have asked schools to choose the four best pos-ters from each grade level and submit them to the prosecutor’s office for judging.

  • Wrestling fundraiser Saturday

    LEOPOLD – A TSW wrestling event fundraiser will be held Saturday at Perry Central High School. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and bell time will be at 7 p.m.

  • Memorial poppy sales begin Thursday

    TELL CITY – The red crepe-paper poppy will be offered for distribution by the American Legion Auxiliary Post 213 Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Noble’s IGA, Cash Saver and Wal-Mart.
    Serving locally as the 2013 chairperson for American Legion Poppy Days is Shelley Howland.
    For more 89 years, the American Legion Auxiliary has distributed the memorial poppy to remind Americans that millions sacrificed their lives and health to keep our nation strong and free.

  • Weekend Spencer County Relay for Life events

    Golf scramble Saturday
    ENGLISH – Karen’s Angels third annual golf scramble against cancer will be held May 11 at the old English Golf Course in English. There will be a shot-gun start at 8 a.m. EDT. The cost includes 18 holes of golf, cart rental and hamburgers.
    To register, call Jennifer O’ Brien at (812) 489-1496. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

    Mt. Zion yard sale

  • Community Events, May 9

    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.


    Mu Gamma to meet today