Coming Events

  • Immaculate Conception picnic Jul 12

    HAWESVILLE – Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hawesville will host its annual barbecue picnic and flea market Saturday, July 12 at 115 Main Street in Hawesville.

    Flea market opens at 7 a.m. Pork, mutton, chicken and burgoo Sandwiches and dinners will be available and serving and carryout begins at noon. Picnic booths open at 3:30 p.m.


    • The Lautner family reunion will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 5, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Evanston. Everyone is asked to take a dish to share. Organizers say relatives from Iowa plan to attend again this year.

  • Community Events

    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.

    First Baptist clothing giveaway Saturday

  • 4-H member Hubert elected to state Jr. Leader Council

    INDIANAPOLIS – Hillary Hubert of Tell City was elected to the 2015 State 4-H Junior Leader Council at a recent state 4-H junior leader conference at the University of Indianapolis.

    Each year, representatives from the current conference are elected by their peers to serve on the council. The council will be responsible for planning and implementing the 2015 state 4-H junior leader conference.

  • Social News

    THE CLASS OF 1966 GAL PAL LUNCH will be held at noon Thursday, July 10, at The Patio restaurant in Tell City.

    THE WILLIAM TELL CENTER will host its weekly dance and carry-in dinner Saturday. Dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. and Crosswinds will perform at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 and includes drinks and snacks. Line dancing is held Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Card playing is held every Tuesday at 6 p.m. The public is invited to all events. Call 547-2714 for more information.

  • Derby fireworks July 5

    PERRY COUNTY – Fourth of July fireworks shows have been scheduled in Derby and Magnet.

    Fireworks in Derby will begin just after dusk Saturday, July 5, at Mulzer Park. In Magnet, fireworks are planned for dusk Friday, July 4.

  • Coming events

    VFW summer party today

    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 Ladies Auxiliary will host an annual summer party today at 6:30 p.m. at the post home.

    Guests are asked to take a covered dish and all auxiliary members and VFW members attending the meeting are invited to attend.

    For more information, contact Kim at (812) 719-8255 or the post home.

    Horeseman’s Club fundraiser Saturday

  • Coming events

    Substance-abuse committee to meet June 25
    LEOPOLD - The Perry County Substance Abuse Committee will host a grant presentation at noon Wednesday, June 25, at Perry Central High School in the conference room.

  • March of Dimes baby contest July 12

    TELL CITY - The annual March of Dimes baby contest held during the Perry County 4-H Fair will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 12, at the 4-H fairgrounds in Tell City.

  • Free Health screenings July 17

    TELL CITY - The next Deaconess VNA Plus blood pressure and blood-sugar screenings are scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at Twilight Towers in Tell City.

    Walk-ins will be welcome. For more information, call 547-7967.