Coming Events

  • Cannelton cleanup begins April 9

    CANNELTON – The annual city-wide spring cleanup in the city of Cannelton is set for the week of April 9-13. Items will be picked up with normal trash routes.


    No household appliances, such as refrigerators or stoves, will be collected; nor will chemicals – paint – building materials, automotive parts, tires or batteries. Also prohibited are box springs, carpets and pallets. However, each residence will be allowed to discard one large item, like a mattress.

  • Low cost spay/neuter clinic April 24

    CANNELTON – Perry County Animal Shelter will host a low-cost spay and neuter clinic April 24. Dogs under 85 pounds will cost $55 for males and $65 for females. Additional $25 for any dog over 85 pounds. Proof of current rabies vaccinations needed at sign-up. Rabies vaccines will be $15 if needed; shots only offered with spay neuter surgery.

    Trap and release cats will cost $30 for males and $45 for females; includes rabies, booster vaccines and left ear tipping.

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS, upcoming

    Derby Community meeting Saturday


    DERBY – A Derby community membership meeting will be held on Saturday, March 31, at 6:30 pm at the Derby Community Center. Free hot dogs, popcorn, soft drinks and water will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m. 

    For more information, call (812) 836-4403.


    VFW serving breakfast Saturday


  • Daughters of Isabella to host paint party April 17


    TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella will host a paint party fundraiser on Tuesday, April 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. in St. Paul’s Parish Hall. Contact Betty Cash at the Tell City Depot at (812) 547-7933 to sign-up and to choose a design to paint. Cost is $30.

  • New members sought for Daughters of 1812

    CORYDON – The March meeting of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812, Jonathan Jennings chapter was held at Harrison Springs Health Campus Club House in Corydon.

    Eighteen members were present.

    Items of interested include:

    • The organization has four new members and  four perspective members.

  • American Legion ladies will award a student grant

    TELL CITY – The Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Unit 213 will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from Tell City or Perry Central. Eligibility requirements are: you must have a parent or grandparent who is a current member of the Tell City Post, Ladies Auxiliary, or a parent or grandparent who was a member at the time of their death.

    Contact your high school counselor for the application. Applications are due April 25.

  • Tobinsport cemetery cleanup

    TOBINSPORT – Simon and Lamb Cemeteries in Tobinsport are requesting that flowers and other decorations on graves that are not attached to grave stones should be removed for the mowing season. These items should be removed by April 1. Items not removed by April 1 will be taken up and disposed of. Shepherd hooks may remain as long as they are next to a stone.

  • German Ridge cemetery 2017 report

    ORIOLE – The German Ridge cemetery report for 2017:

    Contributions received during 2017 were from Robert Findley, $25; Joyce and Michael Tooke, $100; and Roberta Spillman, $100 for Findley family. Total donations, $225.

    Beginning balance on Jan. 1, 2017, was $2,798.15.

    Income reported was $94.09 for interest accrued on certificate of deposits and $225 in donations. Total income was $319.09.

    Expenses for mowing were $1,260.

  • Education Pays accepting applications for fall loan awards

    TELL CITY – The board of directors of Education Pays Student Loan Fund of Tell City/Perry County has announced it is accepting applications for interest-free loans to be awarded to students pursuing a post-high school education for the fall 2018 semester. Applications are available at the offices of the guidance counselors at Cannelton, Perry Central, and Tell City high schools. The deadline for submitting applications is June 1. 

  • Will Read and Sing returning April 15

    Will Read and Sing For Food is returning to Tell City to perform a public benefit show for Tell City Catholic Charities on Sunday, April 15, 6:30 p.m. on the Fellowship Hall stage at Evangelical United Church of Christ at 802 10th St. .

    To date, Jasper-based WRASFF has raised over $138,000 for over 40 charities and causes in southern Indiana, including $4,780 for Tell City Catholic Charities and $1,264 for United Way of Perry County. This will be their 134th show since 2011.