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Coming Events

  • 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.

  • Maurices to host bake sale for Relay for Life

    TELL CITY - Maurcies Relay for Life Team Hopefuls will host a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the store in Tell City. Items will include whole cakes and pies for donations. The community is encouraged to come out and support Relay for Life.

  • Community events, April 5

    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.

  • Troy sets town spring cleanup for April 19, 20

    TROY – The town of Troy will hold its annual spring cleanup April 19 and 20. This is a chance for all property owners to clean up before letters are sent from the town attorney enforcing an ordinance on property maintenance.
    All items must be at the curbside by 7 a.m. April 19. The regular trash route will be followed. No batteries, items with Freon, tires or regular household trash will be accepted. Paint cans left out must be empty.

  • Community events, April 2

    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.

    K of C Lenten dinners
    TELL CITY – Knights of Columbus will host their annual Lenten fish dinners every Friday through Lent. Serving will be from 5 to 8 p.m. at the K of C.

  • Reunions, April 2

    TCHS 1962
    TELL CITY – The Tell City High School Class of 1962 will celebrate its 50th class reunion Aug. 11 at the American Legion.
    Organizers are still attempting to locate the following classmates: Michael Crook, Janette Davis, Royce Devillez, Ernest Goody, Terrel Laflin, Linda Ludwig, Joetta Reed, Kenny Vincent and Richard Wheatley.
    If anyone has any information in regard to these classmates, contact Kaye (Goble) Kleeman at 547-5875 or send e-mail to tc62classreunion@gmail.com.

  • Volunteers to be honored April 12

    TELL CITY – Golden Living Center – Lincoln Hills, 402 19th St., in Tell City will host a volunteer-recognition event April 12.
    Festivities will kick off at 2 p.m. and refreshments will be served after the program. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

  • PC Relay for Life team fundraisers Saturday, April 14

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Relay For Life will hold two events to raise funds for the annual walk.
    The first will be a chicken-dinner sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the corner of 12th Street and Indiana 37 in Tell City.
    The dinner will include a half chicken, creek fries and green beans. Cost will be $7. Baked items will also be on sale.
    The next event will be a euchre tourney April 14 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.