Coming Events

  • Wreath presentation Saturday will mark 150th anniversary of Argosy disaster

    A wreath presentation at the Civil War Soldiers’ Monument on Parks Road near Magnet is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22. 

  • Community Events; Aug. 17

    Youth refuge summer bash Saturday


    CANNELTON – First Baptist Church in Cannelton will host a youth refuge summer bash for children in grades two through six. This free event will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the church. Join them for fun, prizes, games, food, crafts and more.


    Spaghetti dinner Saturday


  • Tea party at library Sept. 12

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Public Library will host its first ever tea party at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Tell City branch.

    Participants will create their own fascinator head piece to wear throughout the tea party, experience a variety of teas and treats – complete with instructions on how to enjoy them – and even construct their very own fairy garden to take home. They’ll read a few good books, too. Although there is no dress requirement, little ones are welcome to arrive dressed in their favorite tea party attire.

  • Patoka Lake triathlon set for Aug. 22

    BIRDSEYE – Registration is still open for the “Head for the Hills” Patoka Lake Triathlon at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Patoka Lake beach.

    All proceeds from this event will go to support Patoka’s non-releasable raptors; a red-tailed hawk, eastern screech owl and bald eagle.

    Swim 500 yards in open water at the beach, bike 12.8 miles along paved roads within the property then run 3.1 miles along groomed gravel roads and paved bike trail.

  • August events at the Lincoln State Park Nature Center

    LINCOLN CITY – There will be many events held at the Lincoln State Park Nature Center on the weekends during August. At 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, will be Lincoln’s Landscape and at 1 p.m. attendants can make candles in crockpots. Both are in the Nature Center. 

    At 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, Snakes Alive, a program at the Nature Center, will allow visitors to learn about some of the snakes of Lincoln State Park. At 2 p.m. will be Abe’s Indiana, where visitors can learn what Indiana was like in 1816 when Abe moved here.

  • Community Events; Aug. 13

    Free health screenings today


    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital offers free blood-pressure and glucose (sugar) screenings every Tuesday morning from 8:30 to 10 a.m. inside the Tell City Wal-Mart.

    The hospital will provide blood-pressure, glucose and total-cholesterol screenings from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the Village Apartments, 1619 14th St. in Tell City and from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church’s Parish Hall.

  • First United picnic set for Aug. 16

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host its annual church picnic at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at Mulzer’s Camp just west of Troy. Kirby Stailey will once again provide musical entertainment to accompany great food, fun, fellowship and worship.

    The meal will begin around 5 p.m. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP the church office by sending email to tcumc@psci.net or by calling (812) 547-2800. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Martin’s Cloak Cruise for a Cause to take place Aug. 23

    ST. MEINRAD – Martin’s Cloak Cruise for a Cause will be held Sunday, Aug. 23.

    Motorcycles, Jeeps, cars, trucks are welcome for this event, sponsored by the Saint Meinrad Knights of Columbus. Hamburgers will be available for purchase before the cruise.

    Sign in will begin at 9:30 a.m. CDT and vehicles will depart at 11 a.m.

    Cost to participate is $10 per driver and $10 per passenger.

    There will be a half pot drawing. A meal will be included in and served following the cruise at the K of C.

  • Horseman’s Club show and benefit set for Aug. 22

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will host a horse show and benefit at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22. The event is located at 9455 Summer Road, approximately six miles north of Tell City on Indiana 37, signs will be posted.

    The show is also a fundraiser for Stir-N-Up Hope Therapeutic Riding Program, a not-for-profit organization that provides free therapeutic riding sessions to handicapped individuals from southern Indiana and northern Kentucky.

  • Santa Claus Optimist Club to host fund raiser golf scramble Aug. 23

    SANTA CLAUS – The Optimist Club of Santa Claus will host a fund raising golf scramble Sunday, Aug. 23, at Christmas Lake Golf Course in Santa Claus. Men and women are invited to participate.

    The event will start at 11:30 am CDT with Heritage Hills High School Octagon and Heritage Hills Middle School Junior Optimist Clubs hosting golf challenges on and around the putting green. A shotgun start will follow at noon.

    Prizes for first, second and third place; individual longest putt, closest to the pin and random drawing prizes will be awarded after dinner.