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Coming Events

  • Twilight Towers News, May 30

    TELL CITY – Twilight Towers tenants held their monthly meeting May 15 with President Joyce Richardt presiding.
    The May birthdays are Nancy Lyons, Mary Ann Weatherholt, Justin Baysinger, Omia Linne, Mary Holpp, Mag Karney, Raymond Greathouse, Virgie Hubert, McKinley Roberts, Kathleen Ludwig, Joyce Richardt, Betty Kessans, Cheryl Tanzey, Bud Richardt and Lester Solbrig.
    The tenants would like to thank everyone who attended the Twilight Towers annual yard sale May 11. They said it was much appreciated. The quilt raffle winner was Terry Fuchs.

  • Knights’ annual Tootsie Roll drive starts Friday

    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 Friday and Saturday.

    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.

  • Reunions, May 23 issue

    Roy-Harper
    SELVIN – Anyone related to Charles Edwin Harper and Mary C. “Molly” Riddle is invited to attend a family reunion at 11 a.m. Saturday 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.

  • PAD, AAA, stroke combination screening May 29, 30 in Jasper

    JASPER – To bring more awareness to cardiovascular diseases, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is sponsoring a combination Peripheral Artery Disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm and stroke screening May 29 and May 30 at Memorial Cardiovascular Services, 440 Scott Rolen Drive in Jasper.
    These screenings allow individuals with certain risk factors the opportunity to assess their health status.  The screening takes about an hour to complete and appointments are scheduled between 8 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. A

  • Basket weaving class June 1 at pioneer village

    ROCKPORT – The Lincoln Pioneer Village in Rockport will host a basket-weaving class from 9 a.m. to noon June 1 as a part of First Saturday events held at the village.
    Participants will be able to make 7-inch tall, wood-base baskets with a 7-inch diameter and handle. Cost for the cost is $15 per person and registration is required.
    To sign up, call the village at (812) 649-9147 by May 27. Entrance to the village is free to Spencer County residents the first Saturday of the month.

  • Community Events, May 23

    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.

    Farmers market meeting today
    TELL CITY – A farmers market meeting will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Tell City Depot.
    A conventions and visitors bureau meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m.

  • Fundraising Boardstock kicks off Friday in St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Boardstock, a two-day music fest, will be held Friday and Saturday at the St. Meinrad Community Center in honor of the life of Eric. W. Board.
    All proceeds from the event will be used to buy a gravestone for Board.

  • Film screening at Lincoln Boyhood set for June 1

    LINCOLN CITY – The film, “The Why in the Road,” will be shown at the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial at noon June 1.
    Sponsored by Preserving the Historic Road 2012, the hour-long film takes viewers on a journey down Indiana’s historic roads in an attempt to answer the question, “Why would anyone want to preserve a historic road?”
    A second showing of the film will be held at noon June 5. Both showings will be at the park’s Memorial Visitor Center.

  • Annual Southern Indiana Republican golf tournament June 25

    SANTA CLAUS – The Southern Indiana Republican Invitational Golf Tournament will be June 25 with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.
    The event will take place at the Chirstmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit Perry, Spencer and Dubois County Republican Party organizations.
    For more information, contact Tom McCart at 547-6156.

  • Community Events, May 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.

    Football families to meet today
    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central football families will meet at 6 p.m. today in the high-school study hall room.

    Deer Creek Baptist Cemetery clean up