Coming Events

  • Guided hike coming to Hemlock Cliffs Saturday

    CRAWFORD COUNTY – The U.S. Forest Service will offer a free guided hike at the Hemlock Cliffs Trail on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 11 a.m. to noon EST. 

    Participants will walk the 1.4-mile loop with a guide and should be aware there is a rock staircase down into a canyon. This scenic trail offers rock outcroppings and a waterfall.

    The trail is located in Crawford County, off of Indiana 37. Directions can be found on the Hoosier National Forest website, www.fs.usda.gov/hoosier.

  • Community Events; Dec. 10

    Mu Gamma taking orders for cheeseballs


    PERRY COUNTY – Mu Gamma Sorority is once again making its famous cheeseballs. Orders are currently being taken for holiday and the Old English cheeseballs. The holiday cheeseball has peppers, onions and crushed pineapple and the Old English is a blend of mild cheddar cheeses. The price is $8.

    They will be made on Saturday, Dec. 15. Orders can be given to any sorority member, or call Susan Harpenau at 547-6560.


  • Winter story times set

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Public Library will host  a series of winter storytimes, running from Nov. 27 through Dec. 20. Programs will take place at both the Tell City and Cannelton locations.  Registration will begin Oct. 29 and can be done by calling the Tell City location at (812) 547-2661.  Storytime programs are as follows:

    Tuesday evenings, 6-7 p.m. – Tell City (3 years through 6 years)

    Wednesday mornings, 10-10 a.m. – Tell City (birth through 2 years)

  • Santa Claus ready for Christmas festivities Saturday

    SANTA CLAUS – The month-long holiday celebrations at the town of Santa Claus will reach a crescendo this weekend as the town formally welcomes Santa Claus for their annual Christmas parade. Kris Kringle will also be available at other events across the community.

    The Santa Claus Christmas Parade will be held Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. and will begin at the Holiday World parking, travel past the legion, town hall, turn left at the Dollar General and proceed through the Holiday Foods parking lot before returning to Holiday World.

  • Community Events; Dec. 6

    Friday book club meeting at Library

    TELL CITY – The Friday Book Club will meet on Dec. 7 in the Community Room of the Tell City Library at 1:30 p.m.

    Elaine Reisz will present the book report. For more information, contact Mary Phillips at (812) 547-5024. New members are always welcome.


    Santa to visit Orscheln Saturday

  • Leadership class spaghetti dinner and auction Friday

    TELL CITY – The Renaissance Leadership class of Tell City Jr.-Sr. High School will hold its annual spaghetti dinner and silent auction on Friday, Dec. 7, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tickets for the dinner were pre sold.

    The silent auction will be held from 4:30 until the end of the third quarter varsity basketball game between Tell City and Southridge. The auction items include donations from the following businesses:

  • Community Events; Nov. 15

    Tractor club meets today

    TELL CITY – The Ohio valley tractor club will hold their monthly meeting this Thursday, Nov. 15, at Perry Central School at 7 p.m. in the Ag building.


    FFA to serve pork chop dinners Sunday

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central Future Farmers of America will have pork chop dinners on Sunday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Leopold Park in Leopold. Meals cost $8 at the event. Thank you for supporting the FFA.



    K of C breakfast Sunday


    TELL CITY – The Tell City Knights club will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Knights of Columbus. Breakfasts will be $7 for adults, $3.50 for children and veterans can eat for free.


    Moose Lodge soup & dinners Saturday


  • A salute to veterans during days of tribute

    VFW Post 2939 plans events


    TELL CITY – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2939 in Tell City will hold several events around the community surrounding Veterans Day.

    • A veterans visitation detail will be at Golden Living Center on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m.

    • The VFW in Tell City will be open on Nov. 11 for Veterans Day, serving ham and beans with cornbread starting at noon. The Avenue of Flags Memorial Detail will be at 4 p.m. in Cannelton.


  • St. Augustine casino night Nov. 10

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine Church in Leopold will host a casino night Saturday, Nov. 10, in the parish hall.

    There will be a Texas Hold’em Tournament with a $40 buy in and unlimited $20 add-ons for the first two hours.

    There will also be a euchre tourney with a $5 one-time buy in. Reservations are available with the  Texas Hold’em tourney limited to the first 50 players. There will be a jackpot drawing, food, desserts, soft drinks and beer.

    Registration will begin at 5 p.m. with the tourney starting at 6.