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Coming Events

  • March Music Jam at Patoka Lake

    BIRDSEYE – The public is invited to head out to the Patoka Lake Visitor Center for a toe-tapping good time from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
    Old time, bluegrass, country gospel and contemporary Christian music with local musicians The Fraisers, Kirby Stailey, Old Stuff music group and Bob Gibson & Marian Mitchell Family & Friends will be featured. Hear mandolins, banjos and fiddle play too. Kid’s activities will take place from 1to 3 p.m. during the music.

  • Community Events, March 1

    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.

  • PCMH to offer CPR, first aid classes

    TELL CITY – A family and friends CPR class is set for 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. The program is designed for the layperson, 10 years and older, to learn CPR and choking-rescue skills. No testing or performance evaluation will be required during this course. The fee is $10 per person.
    A Heartsaver CPR with AED class is also scheduled for Wednesday from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The fee for this certification class is $45. A skills test is required. The class will be held again from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 14.

  • Community Events, Feb. 27

    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.

    Beard Cemetery trustee needed
    BRISTOW – Anyone who wishes to serve as trustee of the Beard Cemetery is asked to submit their name by April 1 to Beard Cemetery Trustee, 22998 Blue Ridge Road, Bristow, IN 47575-9502.

  • Boy Scouts fish fry Friday at St. Paul’s

    TELL CITY – St. Paul Boy Scout Troop 192 will hold their annual fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at St. Paul Parish Hall, 824 Jefferson St., in Tell City.
    The menu of the all-you-can-eat meal will consist of fish, green beans, slaw, chips, bread, drink and dessert. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 years and younger. Carry out will also be available.
    Proceeds from the fish fry will help the troop attend their summer camp, which will be at Camp McKee near Lexington, Ky., this year. The scouts invite the community out to support them.

  • Big T’s Trade Day set for March 10

    TELL CITY – The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will play host to the annual Big T’s Trade Day at noon, March 10. The public is invited to participate in the event.
    In the past, the event has seen some unique trading goods, organizers said, such as tools, furniture, fencing supplies, household appliances, chicken, ducks and other animals, and horse tack and supplies.
    The event will be held on the club’s property at 9455 Summer Road, Tell City. For more information or directions, call 836-2244 or 836-2127.

  • Community events, Feb. 23

    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.

    Leopold to host euchre tournament
    LEOPOLD – A euchre tournament will be held Saturday at the Leopold Conservation Club.
    Doors will open at 6 p.m. with games beginning at 7.
    The public is invited to attend.

  • Animal shelter to offer TNR program in March

    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 19. 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.

  • Rome VFD chili supper

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will hold a chili supper beginning at 5 p.m. March 10 at the Rome Community Center.
    A country store will be set up to sell pies, cakes, cookies, bread, candies, canned goods and more. The menu for the supper will be chili, peanut butter sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, cookies and a drink. One refill of chili will be allowed with each meal.
    There will also be a raffle and half-pot drawing.
    For more information, contact Dennis James at 836-2328.

  • Saturday carnival to help local girl with illness

    LEOPOLD – A benefit carnival will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Perry Central Elementary gym in Leopold to help raise funds for Lydia Haycraft.
    The Lydia’s Wish team will host the “Carnival of Fun” event with carnival-style games, food, clowns, face painting and prizes. Inflatables will be provided by Chaps, with a large selection of bounce houses, slides and obstacle courses set up that adults and children can enjoy. Concessions will be available during the event as well.