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Coming Events

  • Comedy benefit for Cundiff Saturday

    TELL CITY – A comedy benefit will be held to raise funds for Tyler Cundiff Saturday, featuring comedian Danny Browning and opening act Gavin Eddings.
    The event will be held at the American Legion hall in Tell City, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and the show beginning at 8 p.m.
    Admission is $10 and you must be at least 18 years old to attend. A cash bar will be available.

  • Former governor to sign books Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – Former Indiana Gov. Edgar Whitcomb will sign copies of his latest book at two book signings at the Perry County Public Library branches. 

    “Cilin II: A Solo Sailing Odyssey” chronicles Whitcomb’s 30,000-mile, six-year, solo sailing experience through Greece, Panama, Antigua, Australia and other destinations.

  • Annual Charlie Tuggle Poker Run April 28

    TELL CITY – The fifth annual Charlie Tuggle Poker Run will be held April 28 starting at Braunie’s Bar in Tell City. All bikes will head out at 11 a.m. and are due back in at 4:30 p.m.
    Cost is $15 per hand or $25 for a double. Door prizes and a half-pot drawing will be held and food will be available. All vehicles are welcome to participate.
    All proceeds from the event will go to the Shriners Children Hospital and Schreiber Family Charities. For more information, call John at 547-7917 or Joe at 547-8803 or 719-0176.

  • Community news, April 12

    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 County Relay for Life fundraisers, events

    Relay for Life events, upcoming fundraisers
    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Relay For Life Lifesavers team will hold a euchre tourney Saturday at the Leopold Conservation Center. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and cost is $5 per person.
    Cash prizes and concessions will be available.
    All proceeds will benefit the Relay for Life.
    For more information, contact Gail Edwards at 843-5233 or (812) 608-0665.

  • Unforgettable Summer free concert April 20

    TELL CITY – Unforgettable Summer, a band with local ties, will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. April 20 in the Tell City Junior-Senior High School auditorium to thank Perry County residents for their recent support as the band competed in a battle of the bands contest in Evansville.
    Unforgettable Summer is an alternative-rock band from Indianapolis. Their albums and information can be viewed on www.purevolume.com and on the band’s Facebook page. They also have several videos posted at www.youtube.com /usfan5.

  • Community Events, April 9

    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.

  • Animal shelter to offer TNR program in May

    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. May 21. For $30 per cat, a service from Vanderburgh County will have the cats spayed or neutered. Cats will be ready for pickup at 10 a.m. March 20 and then released where they were caught.

  • ‘Antiques at Your Library’ Saturday in TC

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will wrap up National Library Week with its third annual Antiques at Your Library from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Tell City branch.
    Several local experts will be on hand to display items in the areas of Tell City furniture, Civil War memorabilia, coins, quilts, old pictures, pottery, bottles, glassware and toys. Some of the collectors scheduled to appear are Chris Cail, Mike and Kathy Finley, Michael Highfil, J.R. Flynn, Mark Laflin and Spud and Helen Kleeman.

  • Benefit set for Saturday

    DOOLITTLE MILLS – A benefit for 19-year-old Christ Schwartz will begin at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bethel Christian Church, 28110 Okalona Road in English.
    Schwartz is a senior at Crawford County Junior-Senior High School and is the son of David Schwartz and the late Emmie Schwartz. He has been diagnosed with lymphoma.
    The event will kick off with a free-will donation meal. Carry-outs will be available. A hymn sing will follow at 6 p.m.
    For more information, contact Rita Hammond at 719-4052 or 843-4612 or Mary Ann Nixon at (812) 338-3818.