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Coming Events

  • Pageant planned for Rome Octoberfest

    ROME – A pageant is being put together for this year’s Octoberfest in Rome.
    The event will start at 1 p.m. Oct. 2 and categories will include newborn to 6-month-old boys and girls; 7- to 12-month-old boys and girls; 13- to 24-month-old boys and girls, 2- to 4-year-old boys and girls, 5- to 7-year-old boys and girls, 8- to 10-year-old girls, 11- to 12-year-old girls, 13- to 15-year-old girls and 16- to 19- year-old girls.
    There will also be a twins and multiples category.

  • Community Events, Sept. 12

    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.

    Special needs group gathering
    TELL CITY – The Tri-County Special Needs Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. today at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
    The public is welcome to attend.

  • Rome VFD set date for annual hog roast

    ROME – The Rome Volunteer Fire Department will host a hog roast Sept. 18 at the Rome Community Center.
    Church services will be held at 10:45 a.m. and the meal will start at 11:30. Dinner will include pork, creek fries, green beans, slaw, bread and choice of tea, lemonade or coffee.
    A country store will also be open to visitors. Items being sold include baked goods, crafts, canned goods and more. Entertainment will be provided from noon to 4 p.m. by the Country Sunshine Band with Darrell Toomey and group of Owensboro, Ky.

  • Reunions, Sept. 8

    TCHS 1972
    TELL CITY – Anyone wishing to help with the planning of the Tell City High School Class of 1972 reunion is asked to meet at 6 p.m. Sunday at Fiesta Grande in Tell City.
    If unable to attend, call Joan Hess or Terri Greulich. All classmates are encouraged to help plan next year’s reunion.

  • Community events, Sept. 8

    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.

  • Reunions, Sept. 1

    Batson
    ST. MARKS – The 85th annual Capt. Andrew Peter Batson family reunion will be held Sunday at St. Mark Parish Hall. The meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish and drinks. Paper goods will be supplied.
    The meal will be followed by a family meeting. Please help update genealogy records by bringing information and photos. There will be a drawing for door prizes.

  • Upcoming events at Patoka Lake

    Kayaking at Patoka Lake set for Sept. 10
    BIRDSEYE – Take a kayak or canoe and join the naturalists for a tour on the lake at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 10 at Wall’s Lake Boat Ramp off Highway 145. Look for beaver, bald eagles and other wildlife along the way. Discover a little bit of Patoka’s past during this morning paddle.
    Participants are asked to take life jackets, snacks and refreshments, and sunscreen for this journey. If you prefer, meet the naturalists at the visitor center at 8:30 a.m. to car caravan to the ramp.

  • Community Events, Sept. 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.

    Tractor association to meet today
    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley Tractor Association will meet at 7:30 p.m. today at the Branchville Conservation Club.
    New members are always welcome to attend.

  • Community Events, Aug. 29

    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.

  • Cheerleaders to host camp at William Tell

    TELL CITY – The 2011 Marksmen cheerleading camp will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17 at William Tell Elementary School, 1235 31st St., Tell City.
    Cost is $25 and includes a T-shirt and lunch. Children ages 6-13 are invited to participate.
    Registration packets can be picked up in the office at William Tell Elementary and Tell City Junior-Senior High School or by contacting Terria Mowery or any senior high cheerleader.
    For more information call Mowery at 719-4864.