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Coming Events

  • Community Events, Oct. 11

    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.

  • RSVP to hold volunteer recognition event Oct. 19

    PERRY COUNTY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program will host their annual recognition event Oct. 19 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. The event is held to honor the Perry County RSVP volunteers who contribute many hours of their time and talent for the betterment of the community. The event will feature food, fun and prizes. All RSVP volunteers and volunteer station representatives are invited to attend. RSVP volunteers are encouraged to bring a guest.

  • Haunted Hollow returns

    NEW BOSTON – The youth groups of St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston, St. Martin Catholic Church in Chrisney and St. Bernard Catholic Church in Rockport will host the Huffman Haunted Hollow at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13.
    The event will take place at County Road 1200 North in New Boston; signs will be placed to guide visitors to the haunted hollow.

  • Reunions

    PCHS 1977
    TELL CITY – The Perry Central High School Class of 1977 will hold its 35-year reunion from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Patio Steak House in Tell City.
    The banquet room has been reserved for the reunion. Supper will be offered from the buffet with soft drinks and tea available. Beer, win and mixed drinks may be ordered, but paid for individually. For further information, contact Eddy Howell at 106 Timber Trail Drive, Murphysboro, IL  62966 or send e-mail to erhowell59@hotmail.com.

  • Community Events, Oct. 4

    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.

  • Mt. Zion Apple Fest Oct. 13, 14

    ROCKPORT – The 32nd annual Mt. Zion Apple Fest is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at the AEP Recreational Park at Honey Creek Farm, U.S. 231 and County Road 500 North.
    Parking is $2. Those attending can enjoy arts and crafts from all over the tri-state as well as take a taste of Indiana’s largest apple pie.

  • Donate blood Friday at St. Paul in Tell City

    PERRY COUNTY – October is National Liver Awareness Month and the American Red Cross re-minds eligible blood donors that organ-transplant patients often rely on donated blood. Liver-transplant patients may need 30 or more different blood products during surgery.
    In fact, two liver transplant patients at a hospital served by the Red Cross were recently treated with a combined total of 40 pints of red blood cells and 30 pints of plasma.

  • Community Events, Oct. 1

    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.

  • Hoosier Heritage Fall tour

    ROME – The annual Rome Hoosier Heritage Fall tour will be held Sunday at the old courthouse in Rome.
    Fried-chicken dinners will be served beginning at 11 a.m. Dinners will include chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, slaw and homemade dessert with tea or lemonade.
    Live music will be provided by Ray Reed and The Nashville Revue Band. The set will begin at 11 a.m.

  • Reunions

    Harper
    DERBY – The descendants of Allie Thomas and Daisy (Fenn) Harper will hold a reunion starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at Harper Tree Farm on German Ridge. A memorial service will be held at noon on Sunday.
    Saturday’s celebration will include food, games and entertainment. Those attending should take dessert and drinks.