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Coming Events

  • Community events, Feb. 21

    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.


    Perry Central band accepting donations

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Band Boosters are now accepting donations for the band’s annual silent auction and vendors fundraiser.

  • News in Brief, Feb. 21

    Chili cook-off set for Sunday at Santa Claus Legion
    SANTA CLAUS – Santa Claus American Legion Post 242 will host a chili cook-off Sunday at the post home. Doors open at noon with judging at 2 p.m. Those entering should take a slow cooker of already prepared chili. Entry fee is $20 with the first-place winner receiving $150. The second-place award is $50. Pre-registration isn’t required. For more information, call 937-2611.

    Kite workshop at the Patoka Lake

  • Daughters of Isabella plan open meeting

    TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella Nativity Circle 710 will hold an open meeting at 6:30 p.m. March 5 in St. Paul Catholic Church Parish Hall in Tell City. This meeting will provide information to any Catholic woman 16 years old and older who might be interested in joining their organization.

  • Cannelton prepping graveyards for spring

    CANNELTON – With spring around the corner, Cannelton Street Commissioner David Marsh advises residents the street department will begin preparing the city’s graveyards for cleanup.
    These preparations will include pulling all flowers around the bases of headstones in the ground, removing all shepherd’s hooks also placed near headstones and cleaning off all items on the bases of the headstones as they are harmful to the city’s mowers and workers using trimmers.

  • Community events, Feb. 18

    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-mail-ed to lifestyles@perrycoun-tynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Yoga class at TCJSHS Wednesday
    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a yoga class from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Wednesday in the auxiliary gym.

  • Public invited to DAR program, meeting March 13 at library

    TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution announces Kandie Atkinson, administrative specialist with the Kentucky Land Office Branch, will speak at the group’s monthly meeting March 13.
    This meeting will be open to the public and begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Perry County Public Library – Tell City branch.

  • Homemakers News: Huff Township

    EVANSTON – The Huff Township Homemakers met Jan. 16 at the home of Sharon Myers. President Sharon Heltzel called the meeting to order with the Pledge to the Flag and the Homemaker’s Creed said in unison. She also read the hint-tip and words to live by. Heltzel led the song of the month, “Frosty the Snowman.”
    Reflection was “A Time for Everything,” read by Myers.

  • Girl Scouts booth sales

    PERRY COUNTY – Local Girl Scouts will hold the following cookie booth sales:
    Today – from 5 to 5:30 p.m. at Papa John’s Pizza in Tell City.
    Feb. 23 – from 1 to 3 p.m. at Orscheln’s Farm and Home Store.
    Cookie customers can use special Girl Scout cookie apps, available for Apple and Android cell-phone systems, to find where they can purchase cookies in their area. Links to these apps are on the Web site, www.girlscouts-gssi.org. Click on “Cookies.”

  • News in Brief, Feb. 14

    Mu Gamma to meet today
    TELL CITY – The Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Patio. Hostesses will be the members of the special events committee.
    Members with secret sisters are reminded to bring gifts and those members without secret sisters may take part in gift exchange. Gifts are to be between $20 and $25.
    The chapter will provide $10 for each member’s meal. Members are reminded to turn in pizza orders by Feb. 21.

    Valentine’s dance at Twilight Towers

  • Annual crop seminar March 6

    BRETZVILLE – Purdue Extension will again host the annual Southwest Indiana Crop Seminar from 12:25 to 3 p.m. EST March 6 at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds in Bretzville.