Coming Events

  • Weekend tourneys to draw anglers seeking bass, catfish and cash

    PERRY COUNTY – A pair of fishing tourneys will draw hundreds of anglers to Perry County this weekend in search of bass, catfish and thousands of dollars in prize money. 

    Catfish anglers from several states will compete in Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail Saturday. Local and traveling anglers will be vying for cash, prizes, and an opportunity to compete at the 2018 King Kat Classic, which will feature a guaranteed payout of $110,000 in cash and prizes.

  • Troubadours of Divine Bliss to head clean-air benefit concert

    FULDA – Share a fun evening at Monkey Hollow Winery with the internationally touring folk duo Troubadours of Divine Bliss – while supporting a great cause  on Friday, July 27, from 6:30 – 8 p.m., .

    Regional leaders in promoting health and wellness, the Troubadours are “the embodiment of a new generation of folk artists who have taken the genre to the next level – with a 21st century creative edge . . Music that would melt a stone statue,” according to a BBC Radio Liverpool review.

  • Fifth annual Edelweiss Ball set for Aug. 4
  • Sign ups open for Schweizer Fest Talent Show

    TELL CITY – Registration forms for this summer’s Schweizer Fest Talent Show are now available at the Chamber of Commerce office at 601 Main St., in the lobby at German American Bank in downtown Tell City, at Conner Floor Covering at 12th and Tell streets, or by calling Sharilyn Franzman at (812) 719-3017. The rules and registration form can also be found at www.tellcityschweizerfest.com.

  • Cannelton Library offering

    CANNELTON – This July, the Cannelton branch of the Perry County Library is running a program, Don’t Get B.O.R.E.D.

    Starting this week, attendees will be offered the chance to build a craft, or relax while watching a movie, eat a snack and may drop in anytime on Tuesdays and Thursdays during event times from 1 to 5 p.m. Movies start at 1:30 p.m. in the library meeting room and will include a snack.

    The upcoming schedule at the branch located at 210 S. Eighth St., Cannelton, is as follows:

  • Beekeepers plan Q&A session

    PERRY COUNTY – Do you have questions about keeping bees? The July meeting of the Perry County Beekeepers organization will be a question-and-answer session. If you have questions, write them down and take them to the meeting.  Members of the group will try to answer them.

    The group will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, at the FFA Building at Perry Central Schools near Leopold.

    The meeting is free and open to the public.  Anyone who has an interest in beekeeping is invited to attend.

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  • Memorial butterfly release on July 27

    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus and Asera Care Hospice are collaborating to invite the community to join in a butterfly release memorial event to be held Thursday, July 27, at Oakwood Health Campus at 3 p.m.

    The release is to remember and honor lost loved ones. The event will consist of spiritual readings and song, and end with a butterfly release in the courtyard. Refreshments will be provided.

    For further questions or information, contact Polly Story at (812) 547-2333.

  • Two-person exhibit, ‘Art of Discovery,’ on display at Archabbey Library Gallery

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting a two-person art exhibit, called “Art of Discovery,” featuring work by Keith Armstrong and Nancy Smith. The show will run from July 5 through Aug. 14.

    Woodturning artist Keith Armstrong from Princeton will be exhibiting his work with photographer Nancy Smith from Owensboro, Ky.. Both artists are inspired by nature and work to discover its hidden beauty.

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