Coming Events

  • Social News; May 7

    THE DAUGHTERS OF ISABELLA will host a mother-daughter-friend carry-in dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, in the St. Paul Catholic Church parish hall. The circle will furnish the meat and drinks and the committee for refreshments will be in charge of desserts. Committee members are Dorothy Steen, Carol Smith, Colleen Smith, Jean Schulthise and Mary Seibert.


    THE PERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Auxiliary Board will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, May 8, in Conference Room C at the hospital.


  • The Oaks Senior Center to offer group trips to Smoky Mountains, Cape Cod

    CANNELTON – The Oaks Senior Center in Cannelton is offering group trips this summer and fall for those interested in trips to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and Cape Cod, Mass.

    The Pigeon Forge and Smoky Mountain trip in-cludes five days and four nights. Cost is 
$465 per person based on double occupancy, $535 for single occupancy or 
$445 per person for triple occupancy.

    The bus will depart at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 21, from the Tell City Wal-Mart and will return Friday, Sept. 25.

    The Cape Cod and Plymouth trip includes nine days and eight nights.

  • Social News; May 5

    THE LAFAYETTE SPRING CHAPTER of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the Patio. The chapter will hold their memorial program and Deanna Martin Lima will speak about her Revolutionary War patriot, “King” David Benge. The Lewis and Benge Chapter of DAR in Clay County, Ky., is named in Benge’s honor.


  • Talk to a lawyer for free May 14

    EVANSVILLE – The next scheduled telephone talk to a lawyer clinic is Thursday, May 14. 

    While the telephone clinic is traditionally the first Thursday of each month, May’s session will be held May 14  from 4:30 to 7 p.m. During these hours, volunteers will be available to talk to callers about any  general legal question regarding Indiana law.

    Volunteers do not represent the callers, they are only available to answer questions and give general legal advice and guidance.

  • Kid’s free fishing derby May 16 at German Ridge

    GERMAN RIDGE – If you’re a kid who likes to fish, or know a kid who might, the Hoosier National Forest invites you to the 20th annual Kid’s Fishing Derby at German Ridge Pond near Rome Saturday, May 16. 

    The event is free and will be open to all children ages 15 and under.

    The event is held within the German Ridge Recreation Area off of Indiana 66. Parking will be within the campground or day use area. Employees will be onsite to assist with parking. Participants can walk or be shuttled from the parking areas to the fishing pond. 

  • Bowhunter education class set for May 30

    BIRDSEYE – A bowhunter education course is slated for Saturday, May 30, at the Patoka Lake Nature Center. Class will run from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT. All instruction will be by certified Indiana volunteer hunter education instructors. The course will cover ecological considerations, preparation for the hunt, shot placement, effective and safe hunting, field experience, tree stand safety, blood trail tracking and much more.

  • Community Events; April 30

    Yard sale to benefit diabetes research May 1-2


    SIBERIA – Eugene and Delores Welp of Siberia will have a yard sale to benefit juvenile-diabetes research from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2, 3½ miles east of St. Meinrad on State Road 62.

    Items available include a 40-inch box fan with wheels, wood stove, 16-foot utility trailer.


    Twilight Towers yard sale May 16


  • Country Showdown to hold auditions

    JASPER – The WBDC Country Showdown, a country-music talent search, will return for its 34th year to the Jasper Arts Center.

    Hosted by radio station WBDC, the event will be held June 11. Entries will be accepted until 4 p.m. May 8. 

    Open to vocal and instrumental performers, the event welcomes individual acts or groups to compete.

    Entry fees are $20 and forms and details for this year’s showdown are available online at www.wbdc.us, at the WBDC studios at 458 Third Avenue in Jasper, or by calling the station at (812) 634-9232.

  • “Once Upon A Mattress” on stage this weekend at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central High School will present its spring musical, “One Upon A Mattress,” next weekend. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9 and at 3 p.m. Mother’s Day, May 10, with concessions provided by the PC Band Boosters.

    Co-directed by Jana Faith and Lisa Crook, “Once Upon A Mattress” is an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea.”

  • Social News; April 30

    MARY HACKEL was hostess to her monthly bunco club Monday evening. Winners were Charlotte Harpenau, Mary Hackel, Pat Dyer and Toodie Parker.  The club will get together again on Wednesday, May 20 with Charlotte Harpenau as hostess.