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Coming Events

  • Knights Tootsie Roll drive

    TELL CITY – Tell City Knights of Columbus Council 1172 will accept donations for its Tootsie Roll drive for the mentally challenged citizens of Perry County May 31 and June 1.
    Bob Hackle and Terry Schaefer are co-chairing the event and encourage the public to donate at one of four locations: Tell City Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, Noble’s IGA, Fifth Third and Cash Saver. All money raised stays in Perry County.

  • Community Events, May 6

    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 board meeting Wednesday

    CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Recreation board will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverside Park in Magnet.

  • As fair nears, Miss Spencer County candidates sought

    SPENCER COUNTY – The Spencer County Fair Inc. has set the date for this year’s Miss Spencer County and Miss Teen pageants. The 2013 event will begin at 6 p.m. June 10 at South Spencer High School.
    “This is the perfect time of year for contestants to start planning. While they are shopping for prom dresses, they can be looking for a dress that will work for both the prom and the pageant,  pageant director Debbie Barrett said.

  • Patoka Lake Sprint Triathlon Aug. 24

    BIRDSEYE – Registration is now open for the Patoka Lake Triathlon, which will take place at Patoka Lake beach Saturday, Aug. 24.

  • News in Brief, May 2

    Roy-Harper family reunion
    SELVIN – Anyone related to Charles Edwin Harper and Mary C. “Molly” Riddle is invited to attend a family reunion at 11 a.m. May 25 at Yellow Banks Center in Selvin.
    The children of Charles and Molly are Bessie Leigh (Harper) Wright, Clarence Edwin Harper, James Silas Harper and Charles Augustus “Gus” Harper.
    Children from Mattison Franklin Riddle and Molly Riddle are Olive M. Riddle and Howard F. Riddle.

  • Community Events, May 2

    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.


    DAR members to gather today

    CANNELTON – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a meeting at 6 p.m. today at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton.

  • Rome annual flea markets resume Saturday

    ROME – The Rome Community Center will begin to host its second annual flea markets and trade days through summer and fall months this year. The market will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11. Others will be held the second Saturday of each month until September.
    Everyone is welcome and vendors may include new and used items, crafters, antiques, artists and produce. No food vendors will be accepted. Space is available for $10.

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

    DAR members to gather Thursday

    CANNELTON – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Perry County Museum in Cannelton.

  • Perry County CVB grand opening scheduled

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau will host grand-opening and open house for its new office and gift shop May 11. Activities will take place at the CVB offices, located in the Tell City Depot, located at 333 Seventh St. in Tell City.
    The grant opening will include food, artist’s demonstrations, face painting, live music and photo opportunities with a local train. The evening will close with a large fireworks show. “Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music and all of the other activities,” CVB Director Bev Minto said.

  • Current GED test to expire

    PERRY COUNTY – The GED Testing Service would like to inform test-takers who need to finish the GED test by the end of 2013 some critical facts. The current version of the test – the 2002 Series GED Test – will expire at the end of 2013, along with incomplete test scores.