Coming Events

  • 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.

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS, upcoming

    Derby Community meeting March 31


    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.


    Yappy Hour dog show Friday


  • Creative women’s retreat coming April 20-22

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a Creative Women’s Retreat from April 20-22 at Kordes Hall, 841 E. 14th St., on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.


    The retreat will be an opportunity for women to experience images, colors, and symbols relating to their life journey. Utilizing various creative prayer expressions, participants will discover more of who they are and the woman God created them to be.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR, upcoming events

    Tuesday, March 20

    Perry County Council on Aging; donuts and coffee from 9 to 10 a.m.; euchre 10 a.m. to noon; lunch noon and afternoon euchre at OAKS in Cannelton.

    TOPS IN656 Tell City weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the Spring Hill Apartments meeting room, information call (812) 843-5044.

    TOPS IN756 Tell City meeting 4:30 p.m. at the Nazarene Church Fellowship Hall, Tell City, information call (812) 843-5044.

    Euchre at William Tell Center 6 p.m. at center in Tell City.



    Yappy Hour dog show Friday


    TELL CITY–Oakwood Health Campus will be hosting a Yappy Hour and Dog Show event March 23 at 3 p.m. Refreshments provided. Trophies will be awarded for the dog with the best trick, best dressed and resident choice. Entrants are asked to take a pet food item for the Perry County Humane Society.

  • "Journey to Oz," Saturday March 24 in JASPER

    United Way annual meeting tonight


    DERBY– The United Way of Perry County will hold is annual meeting and campaign celebration on Thursday, March 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Derby Community Center.

  • Tell City D of I to host paint party April 7

    TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella will host a paint party fundraiser on Saturday, April 7, from 6 to 8 a.m. in St. Paul’s Parish Hall. Contact Betty Case at the Tell City Depot at (812) 547-7933 to sign-up and choose a design to paint. Cost is $30.

    The registration deadline is April 2 and the cost is $30. Those taking part are invited to take their own non-alcoholic drinks and snacks to share. The public is invited to come and join the fun.