Coming Events

  • AIDS Walk to be held April 18

    JASPER – The Patoka Valley AIDS Community Action Group and the student activities office at Vincennes University Jasper Campus will host the annual Patoka Valley AIDS walk in Jasper Saturday, April 18. 

  • Community Events; March 30

    Friends of the Library group meeting Tuesday


    TELL CITY – The Friends of the Perry County Library group will meet Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. at the Tell City Public Library. The order of business will be to discuss National Library Week April 12-18.

    New members and those interested in learning more about the group’s work are welcome.

    For more information, contact Judy Howell at (812) 547-4203 or Mary Phillips at (812) 547-5024.


  • Social News; March 30

    JEANNIE WALKER hosted her monthly bunco club Wednesday evening. Winners were Hazel Davis, Sandy Davis, Jeannie Walker and Pat Dyer. The club’s next get- together will be Monday, April 27, with Mary Hackel as hostess.


  • Community Calendar; March 26

    Thursday, March 26

    Perry County Council on Aging lunch at noon; bingo 12:30 p.m. and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.

    AA Perry County Group meeting at Schergens Center, Tell City, 10 a.m., information call 547-3730 or 547-2318.

    Community Table, Dale Presbyterian Church, free, nutritious meals to all in need of food and fellowship. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Meal served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Doors close at 7 p.m.

    Table of Blessings will serve free hot, nutritious meals to all community members from 5 to 6 p.m. Information, call 547-0903.

  • Ferdinand to host town-wide yard sales today through Saturday

    FERDINAND – The Ferdinand Merchants and Chamber of Commerce are at it again, organizing the 13th annual Ferdinand Town-Wide Yard Sale for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 26-28.

    Entire neighborhoods will be sifting through drawers, closets, basements and attics to come up with lots of fun and fabulous finds. Most of Ferdinand’s homes have porches, garages and basements just in case the weather is unkind.

  • Community Events, March 23

    Folklore topic of Historical Society meeting today


    TELL CITY – The Tell City Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, March 23 (today), at the museum, located at the corner of Ninth and Franklin streets.

    Due to wintry weather last month, the program scheduled for that meeting by Phil and Jeanne Wittmer will be held this month.

  • Social News; March 23

    THE MU GAMMA CHAPTER of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in the fellowship hall. Hostesses for the evening will be Rosie Boling, Trena Claise, Lee Ann Riley and George Ann Franchville.


    WANDA KEMP entertained her euchre club Tuesday, March 17, at her home in Apalona. Winners were Annette Underhill, Rosetta Roberts, Juanita Kunkler and Deanna  Rudolph.


  • Fitness walk to benefit Catholic Charities

    TELL CITY – Children and adults are invited to walk a 2-mile route as a way to support Catholic Charities Tell City and recognize walking as a form of exercise.

    Catholic Charities Tell City provides food assistance at Martin’s Cloak Food Pantry and Table of Blessings. Financial assistance is provided in the form of emergency assistance, Lifeline for Families, Early Years Store and budget basics classes.

  • Registration open for Small Steps to Wellness

    LEOPOLD – The Small Steps to Wellness second-annual fun run-walk, hosted by Stepping Stones Preschool, will be held Saturday, April 18.

    Organizers invite the community to participate in this family-friendly event. All money raised will support our Small Steps to Wellness program with a portion going the Perry Central High School Baseball Team. This event directly benefits youth and their families in rural Perry County.

    The race will begin and end at Stepping Stones Preschool, 18020 Lafayette Street in Leopold. 

  • Chamber hosting legislative update Saturday

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will host a legislative briefing beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 28.

    The presentation will be held at the chamber office, located at 601 Main St., Suite A in Tell City.

    State Sen. Erin Houchin and State Rep. Lloyd Arnold have committed to attend. Legislators will give a summary of the session thus far, thoughts on the continuing session and will open the floor to questions.

    The public is encouraged to attend.