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Coming Events

  • Winter Storytime Begins Nov. 14

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County Public Library announces Winter Storytime. 

    Winter Storytime will run Nov. 14-Dec. 15, with programs at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations.

    Registration will begin on Oct. 17.  Register for Storytime by calling the Tell City location at (812) 547-2661.  Storytime programs are as follows:

    • Monday mornings, 10 to 10:30 a.m. in Tell City,birth through 2 years old

    • Tuesday evenings, 6 to 7 p.m., in Tell City, 3 years through 6 years

  • Community Events; Oct. 13

    Shooting match Oct. 23

     

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Coon Club shooting match will be held Oct. 23. The ham shoot will take place at 11 a.m. and a closed match will begin at 2 p.m. Participants will shoot for hams, pork and beef. First prize will be a $600 beef box.

     

    Flu-shot clinic Oct. 20

     

  • Benefit for Tammy Tanner scheduled for Oct. 29

    CANNELTON – A benefit for Tammy K. Tanner will be held Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Cannelton American Legion located at 516 Knight Street, Cannelton.

  • How to farm on tight margins program

    PERRY COUNTY – Three years of low crop prices have eaten into farmers’ margins. Now livestock prices have dropped as well, tightening farm margins all the more. Facing this economic crunch, farmers need every tool available. The Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture has developed a number of tools for  managing in a financial downturn. Michael Langemeier, the author of several of those tools will join us on Nov. 7 for a program focused on keeping the farm running through tough financial times.

  • Extension Color Me Green Dash coming Oct. 23

    PERRY COUNTY – The public is invited to a Color Me Green Dash Sunday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. at the Perry county.

    Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $10 and donation of non-perishable food items. All proceeds will be donated to combat local hunger issues. The course consists of hills and is approximately 1.8 miles long. The first 50 participants to enter will receive a free T-shirt. Non-toxic green powder will be thrown on participants. All ages are welcome. The event will not be timed.

  • Restored Millstone school to be dedicated Saturday

    ROCKY POINT – Prepare for a step back in time to the earliest days of Perry County settlement with a tour of the Shubael Little Pioneer Village. Part of the Perry County Fall Tour, Shubael Little will host its annual Heritage Fest and open house Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16.

    The event will be marked with a 2 p.m. dedication Saturday, Oct. 15, of the newly restored Millstone one-room schoolhouse. Originally opened in 1905, the school closed in 1948 and had been used as a farm tool shop until acquired by the Village in 2014.

  • Community Events; Oct. 10

    Twilight Towers fall fundraiser

     

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers will hold their Fall Fundraiser on Saturday Oct. 15, starting at 7 a.m. in the dining room, located at 1648 10th St., Tell City. There will be a biscuits and gravy breakfast.

    A full order is $2; a half order is $1. Also available is coffee, milk or orange juice for 50 cents each. There also will be a bake sale and quilt fundraiser. Everyone is welcome.

     

  • Hive winterization workshop Oct. 13

    PERRY COUNTY – Winter is a difficult time for bees due to a lack of natural food sources and cold weather. While bees that have adequate honey stores can survive the winter without human intervention, good winter management can reduce hive losses.

    While a mild last winter allowed bees to survive well, very cold winters the previous two seasons contributed to higher than average hive losses in southern Indiana.

  • Catholic Charities fundraiser Nov. 5

    PERRY COUNTY – Catholic Charities of Tell City will host a Taste and Share event with local craft beers on Saturday, Nov. 5, with St. Benedict’s Brew Works and Tell City Brewing Co. on hand.

    There will also be a cash bar for wine and full glasses of beer. Live music and a silent auction are also planned. The event runs from 7 to 10 p.m. and will be held at The Tell City Depot. This is an ages 21 and older event.

    Tickets are $25 and include beer tastings, food samples and soft drinks.

  • Tell City Ducks Unlimited annual dinner Saturday

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s Ducks Unlimited chapter will hold its annual dinner at the Schergens Center this Saturday. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6. This year’s event will feature an auction, silent auction, games and raffles and a super gun raffle.

    Numerous community members have donated premium items for this year’s event. 

    Dr. Eric Burris has donated two hand-carved duck calls, artist Karen Syler has donated a framed painting and Greg Hubert is donating a puppy with  a championship hunting pedigree.