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Coming Events

  • 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.

  • Breakfast to help Cannelton museum

    CANNELTON – The Tell City Ghost Hunters will host an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. March 17 at the Cannelton American Legion.
    The cost will be $7 for adults, $4 for children 12 and under and children 3 years and younger eat for free. Proceeds from the breakfast will go toward the Perry County Museum in Cannelton.
    For more information, contact Angie Dykes at 548-8740. To donate to the museum, visit www.perrycountymuseum.org. For advanced tickets, contact Dykes or visit the TCGH Facebook page at www.facebook.com/tcghosthunters.

  • Community Events, Feb. 20

    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.

  • Local Lent services

    St. John’s Lenten worship set
    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston will hold Lenten worship services every Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m. starting Ash Wednesday (Feb. 22).
    The Board of Education will serve soup and sandwiches every Wednesday evening starting at 5:30 p.m.
    The church is located 1⁄2 mile west of New Boston on County Road 1160 North. The Rev. Mile Mueller is pastor and may be reached at 547 2007 for information.  Everyone is invited to the Lenten services and meals.

  • Shakespeare’s “Comedy Of Errors” at Jasper Arts Center Sunday

    JASPER – The Acting Company will perform Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors” at the Jasper Arts Center at 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
    “The Comedy of Errors” is one of William Shakespeare’s earliest and shortest plays. It is also one of his most farcical comedies with much of the humor coming from slapstick, mistaken identity, puns and wordplay.

  • VFW to host first chili cook off

    TELL CITY – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 in Tell City will host its first chili cook off contest starting at 2 p.m. March 10 at the VFW post.
    The group invites anyone who thinks their chili has what it takes to be the best in the area to participate. Chili lovers are also welcome to be a part of the day’s event and partake in the various chili entries.

  • Lincoln Boyhood Memorial park to host hands-on workshops

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial has renewed the series of hands-on workshops concerning the operation of the living historical farm this year.
    Workshops will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 17, April 7, May 5, Aug. 11, Sept. 22, Oct. 13 and Nov. 3. There is no charge for the workshops beyond the park entrance fee.