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Coming Events

  • 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.

  • Upcoming programs at Perry County Memorial Hospital

    Safe-sitter classes at PCMH in June
    TELL CITY – Safe Sitter babysitting classes will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 6 and June 10 at the Perry County EMS building in Tell City.

  • TNR program May 20

    PERRY COUNTY – County residents are asked to help the Perry County Animal Shelter in controlling stray cats in the area with a trap, neuter and release program.
    The program is for stray cats only. Residents who are willing to capture a stray may take it to the shelter at 200 Herzeele St. in Cannelton between 5:30 and 6 a.m. May 20.  

  • Tell City Masonic Lodge car show set for May 12

    TELL CITY – Tell City Masonic Lodge will host its ninth annual car show May 12 in City Hall Park. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and continue to noon.  Judging takes place at 11 a.m. with Top 10 awards for vehicle models 1990 and newer and Top 25 awards for those 1989 and older.
    There will also be trophies for best GM, Ford and Mopar exhibits as well as a Peoples Choice Award. The winner of that award, voted upon by the public, will include a large trophy and $100 in cash. There will other special trophies awarded.