Coming Events

  • Annual Rome VFD chili supper set for March 9

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will hold a chili supper beginning at 5 p.m. March 9 at the Rome Community Center.
    A country store will be set up and sell pies, cakes, cookies, bread, candies, canned goods and more. The menu for the supper will be chili, plain or with grated cheese, peanut butter sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, cookies and a drink. One refill of chili will be allowed with each meal.
    A cake walk is also planned. For more information, contact Dennis James at 836-2328.

  • Farm Bureau meeting March 7 at Bristow

    PERRY COUNTY – The annual meeting of Perry County Farm Bureau Inc. is set for March 7 at the Bristow Community Center. A pork-chop dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.
    The evening’s guest speaker will be Perry County Sheriff Lee Chestnut, who will speak about the new jail under construction near the county courthouse.
    A short business meting will begin at 7:15 p.m., with an election of delegates and reporting of past activities.

  • Next TNR program set for March 18

    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. March 18.
     For $30 per cat, a service from Vanderburgh County will have the cats spayed or neutered. Traps are available to borrow from the shelter for a $5 fee.

  • Formal and prom dress sale March 3

    TELL CITY – The Perry Central After-Prom Committee is once again sponsoring its annual formal and prom dress sale fundraiser March 3 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.
    The sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. To participate, take clean dresses to the Schergens Center March 3. There is a fee to enter the dresses and the seller will set the sale price and receive the total purchase prise of their dresses. Cost to submit one to four dresses is $10; five to nine dresses is $15 and 10 or more dresses is $20.

  • 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.