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Coming Events

  • Oakwood kicks off annual food drive

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services Community and a Tell City provider of senior health and living services, has officially kicked off their annual company-wide “Independence from Hunger” food drive.
    The campus’ business office will collect nonperishable food items and monetary donations from now until July 3. All proceeds will benefit Perry County Food Coalition.

  • Contestants sought for Schweizer Fest Pageant

    TELL CITY – A follow-up meeting for this year’s Schweizer Fest pageant will begin at 6 p.m. today at the Evangelical United Church of Christ.
    Applications for contestants can be picked up at Cinderella’s, 922 Main Street in Tell City.
    Age groups are as follows: Princess, 9 to 11 year olds; Junior Miss, 12 to 15 years old; Teen, 16 to 19 year olds and Miss, 20 to 22 years old. The pageant is open to all Perry and Spencer county, and Hancock County, Ky., girls.

  • Community Events, June 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@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Fourth of July Picnic June 29 through July 1

    TELL CITY – Moose Lodge 1424 in Tell City will again sponsor its annual Fourth of July Picnic in Zoercher–Bettinger Park on Tell City’s north side. This year’s dates are June 29 through July 1.
    Any nonprofit organization interested in reserving space in the park for fundraising activities can call Bill Coyle at 547-7867 or 547-6885. Booth rental is $50 for all three days.
    Watch The News for more details on the picnic.

  • Reunions, June 14

    Schmidt – Dauby
    PERRY COUNTY – The descendants of John E. Schmidt and Emily Dauby Schmidt are invited to a family reunion at noon Saturday at the Alcoa Clubhouse near Newburgh.
    Those attending are asked to take food, utensils and drinks.

  • Community events, June 14

    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.

    Legion selling fiddler dinners Friday
    TELL CITY – American Legion 213 will sell fiddler dinners from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the post home.
    Cost is $6.95.

  • Rome VFD poker run set for Saturday

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a poker run June 16. The event will start at Braunie’s Bar in Tell City with registration from 9 to 11 a.m. All bikes are to be out by 11 a.m. and in by 5 p.m. Entry fee is $15 per person or $25 per couple and includes a meal. Motorcycles, cars and pickup trucks are welcome.
    There will be door prizes and half-pot drawings.
    For more information, call Jerry Seifert at 836-2611, Barry Whitehead at 549-5503 or Kirk Kellems at 619-1201. In the event of bad weather, the event will be postponed until June 23.

  • Community Events, June 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.

  • Girl Scout pool party set for Thursday in Tell City

    TELL CITY – All Perry County Girl Scouts are invited to a pool party Thursday at the JFK Pool in the 1000 block of 13th Street in Tell City. The party will be from 6 to 8 p.m.
    Those interested in becoming Girl Scouts are also invited to the party; take your information and fill out a registration form to sign up.
    For more information, call 608-0115.

  • Dog Days of Summer dog show, race at Oakwood June 28

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City will host its first Dog Days of Summer Dog Show and Race at 6:30 p.m. June 28 at Oakwood Health Campus. Trophies will be awarded to first- , second- and third-place winners in the following categories: best dressed, best trick and residents choice. There will also be a dog race for large-medium and small breeds.
    Hot dogs, chips and drink will be served.