Coming Events

  • Tell City schools kickball tourney April 6

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School will host a kickball tournament at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 6 at the Tell City softball fields. The event is sponsored by the Tell City Junior-Senior After Prom Committee and all money raised will be used for after-prom prizes.

    Cost is $40 per team if registered by Wednesday, April 2. Game-day registration will be $50 per team. Teams must have eight players on the roster with no more than 10 total players. Only eight players will be on the field at one time.

  • Special education workshops April 8, May 6

    TELL CITY – The Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs will offer two workshops for those who want for more information about special -education practices.

    Register online. If fewer than three registrations are received, the workshop may be canceled. The program is free and open to the public.
    The workshops will be presented by Leisa Barber, INSOURCE Regional Program specialist.

    An “Article 7 and Discipline” workshop will be held from 5 to 8 p.m.

  • Perry Central to host dodgeball tourney

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central After-Prom Committee will host its second annual dodgeball tourney and luncheon at 12:30 Sunday, April 6, at the Perry Central High School and elementary gym.

    Concessions, including pizza, walking tacos and desserts, will be available beginning at 11 a.m. in the high-school commons.

    Registration is open to the public. Age divisions will be fourth through sixth grade, seventh through ninth grade and 10th grade and older.
    Entry fee is $5 per person or $30 per team.

  • Community Events

    VFW breakfast Saturday
    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 will host a breakfast buffet from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at the post home. Cost is $6.50 plus tax. The public is invited.

    Band Boosters auction May 3
    TELL CITY – Tell City Band Boosters will hold their annual silent and live auctions May 3 in the high school’s Red Apple Inn. The doors will open at 9 a.m. and silent-auction bidding will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. A live auction will be held at 11 a.m.

  • Sommer Strong benefit April 12

    TELL CITY – Family and friends of Perry County resident Urban Sommer will hold a benefit in his honor Saturday, April 12 at the Indiana Realty and Auction Co. in Tell City.

    In January, Sommer was diagnosed with stage four, metastasized ocular melanoma of the liver.

    There is no cover charge for this event. Pre-purchased chicken dinners will be available for pickup at 11 a.m. and can also be delivered if requested. Drive-up dinners will be available starting at noon. A cornhole tourney will also start at noon. To enter, contact Carl Sommer at 719-7791.

  • Social News

    MU GAMMA CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 27, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. Hostesses will be Shirley Quick, Judy Roberts and Joyce Laflin.

    PERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY will hold its annual spring membership meeting and appreciation breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Friday, April 4, in the hospital cafeteria. The annual meeting will follow the breakfast and new officers will be installed.

  • Couch to 5K running program starts today

    TELL CITY – A running program called Couch to 5K is set to begin today at Everbody’s Fun and Fitness Center, 710 Fulton Street in Tell City.

    This program is intended to take novice runners and in seven-and-a-half weeks,  slowly work them up to completing the May 11 Mother’s Day 5K Fun Run.

  • Stepping Stones to host fun 2-mile run-walk

    LEOPOLD – Small Steps to Wellness, a new fun run-walk hosted by Stepping Stones Preschool, will be held Saturday, April 26.

    Organizers say they plan to make this an annual event that will directly benefit youth and their families in rural Perry County and invite the community to participate in this family-friendly event.

    Runners and walkers are welcome. All money raised will support the Small Steps to Wellness program with a portion being donated to the Perry Central High School baseball team.

  • Community Events

    EUCC blood drive March 30
    TELL CITY – A blood drive sponsored by the American Red Cross will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in the fellowship hall.
    Organizers say blood is in short supply due to harsh winter weather in the U.S. All blood types are needed and each donation can help save three lives.

    Soup supper Sunday

  • Legion auxiliary to host bunco tourney, bake sale and annual Easter egg hunt

    CANNELTON – Cannelton American Legion Auxiliary Post 142 will sponsor a bunco tourney Thursday, March 27 at the post home on Knight Street in Cannelton.

    The doors will open at 5 p.m. and the tourney will begin at 6 p.m. Entry fee is $5. There will be free refreshments and prizes will be given for first-, second- and third-place and the overall lowest score. A door prize will also be given.

    The auxiliary post will also sponsor their annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, April, 19.