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Coming Events

  • VFD open house Sunday

    ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad Volunteer Fire De-partment, in conjunction with the Early Days Antique Club, will host its annual open house Sunday.
    Chicken and pork-chop dinners will be served from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with hamburgers, desserts and ice cream available during the day. Raffle chances will be sold during the day with a $1,000 first-place prize.
    A Life Flight helicopter will land next to the firehouse at 11 a.m. with a kiddie tractor pull sponsored by Heritage Hills FFA beginning at the same time.

  • Community Events, Sept. 29

    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.

  • Knot a Coffee Shop ribbon-cutting set

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon- cutting for the Knot a Coffee Shop at 11 a.m. Friday to celebrate the newly opened business. The Knot a Coffee Shop is located at 431 Main St. in Tell City and opened Aug. 16.
    Owners of Knot a Coffee Shop are Andrea Gaynor and Tyler Roberts.  They offer a menu that includes breakfast all day, soft pretzels, fresh-fruit smoothies, bagel burgers, pretzel burgers, chicken salad, grilled cheese and assorted fries.

  • Hospital auxiliary hosting Oct. 7 gathering

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual fall membership gathering at 9 a.m. Oct. 7 in the hospital cafeteria. Breakfast will be served. Members are encouraged to take any family members or friends who would be interested in hearing more about the auxiliary. If planning to attend, call one of the following board members by Monday to make reservations: Judy Meunier, 547-4928; Mickey Fischer, 547-5691; Micki Kieser, 547-5917 or Clara Kress, 547-2787.

  • Community Events, Sept. 19

    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@perrycounty news.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Rome Fall Fest plans set

    ROME – The Rome Community Center (the Old Courthouse at Rome) is preparing for the Fall Festival set for Oct. 2.
    Serving will begin at 11 a.m. with a fried chicken dinner complete with dessert and drink. A concession stand will be available outside through out the day.
    Danny Burns will sing gospel music from 10:30 to 11 a.m. He will be followed by music from the Nashville Revue with Ray Reed and band starting at noon.

  • Yard, bake sale and raffle benefit Friday, Saturday

    REO – Angela Hall of Hawesville, Ky., will host a yard and bake sale and raffle on behalf of Marlyn Miller, formerly of Rockport, to help cover the bereavement costs incurred when Maryln’s fight with breast cancer ended Aug. 11. All money raised from the raffle and sales will go directly to Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport.

  • Evanston hog roast Saturday

    EVANSTON – A hog roast will be held in Evanston Saturday and will include many activities.
    The first event for the day will be a sand volleyball tourney at 10 a.m. Cost is $40 per team. A cornhole tourney will follow at 1 p.m. with sign ups beginning at noon. Participants are asked to take their own partners. Cost is $5 per person.
    A horseshoe tourney will be held at 7 p.m. with sign ups beginning at 6. Partners will be drawn and cost is $5 per person.
    A euchre tourney will also start at 7 p.m. and participants are asked to take their own partner.

  • Leopold barbecue cook-off Saturday

    LEOPOLD – The Leopold Park Association will host a backyard barbecue competition Saturday at Leopold Memorial Park.
    Grillers will have a choice of chicken or pork. Everyone is welcome to participate.
    Serving will begin at 5 p.m. and prize money will be awarded. Music by Sweetwater will start at 5 p.m.
    For more information and a list of rules for the competition, contact Debbie Kelly at 719-8950.
    If raining, the event will be canceled and rescheduled at a later date.

  • Rome VFD hog roast Sunday

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a hog roast Sunday at the Rome Community Center.
    Church services will be held at 10:45 a.m. and a hog roast meal will start at 11:30. Dinner will include pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and choice of tea, lemonade or coffee.
    A country store will also be open to visitors. Items being sold include baked goods, crafts, canned goods and more. Entertainment will be provided from noon to 4 p.m. by the Country Sunshine Band with Darrell Toomey and group of Owensboro, Ky.