Coming Events

  • Venison workshop Sept. 14

    LEOPOLD – There will be a venison-processing workshop Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Perry Central High School in Leopold.

    Topics will include demonstrations of complete deer processing, including skinning, butchering and packaging techniques, quick and easy venison recipes and food safety and deer meat health.

    Purdue Extension educators will butcher and prepare a deer for participants to taste. This program is for the experience or novices.

    Reservations are requested. For questions or to make a reservation, call (812) 547-7084.

  • Feed the rescue horses event coming Sept. 17

    TELL CITY – On Sept. 17, Horse Rescue South will take their rescue horses to Orschlen’s Farm & Home Store in Tell City. The event will start at 10 a.m. There will also be a bouncing house from Toolman Tim, wagon rides provided by Silsa Quick and TAG Balloonist Group’s Ann Lockner and Betty Jones.

  • Cannelton Heritage Fest Bed Race Oct. 8

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Heritage Fest Bed Race will take place Oct. 8, at 11 a.m. The entry fee for a team is $25 per team.

  • Fairgrounds ready to host Summerfest Derby

    GRANDVIEW – Motorsports enthusiasts are gearing up for Spencer County Fair’s annual Sizzlin’ Summerfest Derby Saturday, Aug. 27 at the fairgrounds in Grandview. This will be the second show of the season, following the inaugural derby at the Spencer County Fair in June. The season will conclude with a finale at the Oct. 1 Monster Smash Derby during the October Fest celebrations, also at the fairgrounds.

  • Greener Pastures Field Day Tuesday

    DUBOIS COUNTY – A variety of livestock, forage and grazing topics will be presented at the 2016 Greener Pastures Field Day, presented by Purdue Extension and soil and water conservation districts in Dubois, Perry and Spencer Counties. 

    The program will be held Aug. 23, beginning at 5 p.m. CDT at the Marion McMurtrie Trust Farm in Dubois County. The farm is located at 7827 W. Old Road 64, Holland.  

  • Cannelton to hold parade Oct. 2

    CANNELTON – The City of Cannelton is preparing a parade in celebration of Indiana’s Bicentennial. The parade is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 2, beginning at 2 p.m.

    Line-up will start at noon. The parade will start at the intersection of Indiana 66 and Old State Hwy 237, continue east to Washington Street, turn right at Washington and run to the floodwall.

  • SF Quilt Show opens Friday
  • Schweizer Fest Christian Music Show Saturday

    TELL CITY – The annual Schweizer Fest Christian Music Show will be held Saturday in City Hall Park. Times will be from 3:30 to 7 p.m. The event is sponosred by Edward Jones Investments.


    3:30 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. – Deer Creek Baptist Church Youth Group – Music and dramatizations


    4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

    Steve Bridgeman

  • Community Events; Aug. 11

    Swim season winding down at JFK Pool


    TELL CITY – Tell City’s JFK Pool will be open Aug. 12-13, from noon to 5 p.m. The last day for the season will be Aug. 13.


    Blood drive Aug. 17 at GAB


    TELL CITY – There will be a blood drive Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at German American Bank in Tell City.

    For more information, contact Gretchen Lain at (812) 547-7025 ext 3117 or Tina Ziegelgruber at (812) 547-7025 ext 3112.

  • Moose Lodge cocktails and paint party Aug. 17

    TELL CITY – There will be a “Cocktails and Paint Party” Aug. 17, at the Tell City Moose lodge beginning at 5:30.

    Early Bird Crafting will be leading the paint party. The fee is $25 per person and $10 of that amount will go to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s team. Cocktails may be purchased at the bar.

    The Golden Living Center - Lincoln Hills team will attend the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sept. 24, in Jasper. Call Mary Steed at (812) 547-3427 for more details.