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Coming Events

  • Community events, Jan. 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.

    Bunco night at Cannelton Legion
    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Legion Auxiliary will sponsor a bunco night Jan. 29. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and games will start at 6:30.
    Entry fee is a $5 donation.

  • Dance auditions for ‘Cinderella’

    CHRISNEY  – Children’s Center for Dance Education will have open auditions for “Cinderella” Jan. 20, at Elizabeth’s Main Street Dance on 411 Main St., Rockport.
    Audition times are 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. for ages 4-6; 2:15 to 3 p.m. for ages 2-9, and 3 to 3:30 pm for age 10 and older.
    Those who have been on pointe one year or longer may bring pointe shoes. The  performance of “Cinderella” is set for April 13 at South Spencer High School.
    For more information, visit www.childdance.org or call (812) 421-8066.

  • Free HIV testing offered monthly at county health department

    PERRY COUNTY – Did you know that someone becomes infected with HIV every 9.5 minutes?
    Get tested and know your status, urges the AIDS Resource Group of Evansville, which offers free and confidential HIV testing at the Perry County Health Department the second Tuesday of every month. Hours are 1 to 3 p.m.
    For more information, contact the resource group at (812) 421-0059 or the county health department at 547-2746.

  • News in brief, Jan. 10

    Annual Ferdinand prom, bridal expo
    FERDINAND – The 11th annual Ferdinand prom and bridal expo will be held from noon to 4 p.m. EST Jan. 13 at the Ferdinand Community Center.
    More than 30 businesses will be available to help make proms and weddings special. Participants will be able to sample catered foods and cakes. Those attending will also be able to register for prizes.  
    A fashion show will be provided by Cinderella’s of Tell City.

  • Community Events, Jan. 10

    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@perry-countynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    Parent enrichment program Jan. 24

  • UMC after-holiday bazaar Saturday

    TELL CITY – The United Methodist Women will host an after-holiday bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Tell City First Methodist Church on 10th Street.
    A chicken noodle dinner will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu will include chicken noodles, green beans, salad and a brownie.
    Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 10 years old and under. Proceeds from the bazaar will go toward raising funds for the UMW scholarship fund.

  • Tell City VFW to mark 79-year anniversary

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will celebrate its 79th anniversary Saturday at the VFW post in Tell City with a dinner and dance.
    The ladies and men’s auxiliary units and VFW members, along with their spouses, are invited to at-tend.
    The carry-in dinner will start at 6:30 p.m. Ev-eryone attending should take a covered dish. The post will furnish the meat.
    After the meal, there will be a short program followed by a dance around 8 p.m. The band Sweetwater will provide the entertainment.

  • Benefit for Zach Taylor Jan. 26 at fairgrounds

    TELL CITY – A benefit for Zach Taylor has been set for Jan. 26 at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds.
    The day will include food, games, an auction and more. Chicken dinners will be available beginning at noon. An auction will start at 2 p.m. and a euchre tourney, chili supper and baked goods will be available at 6 p.m.
    Items of like-new or new condition will be accepted for the auction. Monetary donations will also be ac-cepted.

  • Community Events, Jan. 7

    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.

    Parks and rec board to meet
    CANNELTON – The Perry County Parks and Re-creation board will meet at 4 p.m. Jan. 16 at the courthouse annex in Cannelton.

  • Annual Tell City band auction set for Feb. 16

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Band Boosters will hold their annual auction Feb. 16 in the Tell City Junior-Senior High School Cafeteria. The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. so bidders can check out the items.
    There will be a silent auction from 8:30 to 10 a.m. The main auction, called by Dixon and Dixon, will begin at 10:30. Food will be available.