Coming Events

  • Schweizer Fest Edelweiss Ball returning for second year

    TELL CITY – Schweizer Fest is still more than a month away, but plans for the city’s 57th celebration of Swiss and German heritage is already in full swing. One event returning for a second year is the Edelweiss Ball. Named after the national flower of Switzerland, the event is set for Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Schergens Center.

    Once a regular part of the Schweizer Fest, the galas were discontinued in the 1960s, but returned last year as a fundraising event for the Perry County Museum.

  • Community Events; June 18

    Cruise For A Cause planned for June 27


    TELL CITY – Braunie’s Bar in Tell City will host “Cruise For A Cause” Saturday, June 27. This benefit ride will raise money for the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation. Motorcycles, jeeps and convertibles are welcome.

    Sign in will be at 9:30 a.m. CDT and the ride begins at 11. Cost is $10 per rider and $10 per passenger.

  • Community Events; June 12

    JFK Pool to close for swim meet June 26-28


    TELL CITY – Due to an upcoming regional swim meet, the JFK Pool in Tell City will be closed to the public Friday, June 26 through Sunday, June 28. It will reopen for regular summer hours Monday, June 29.


    Perry County AA dinner meeting Saturday


    TELL CITY – The Perry County Alcoholics Anonymous will hold a dinner meeting Saturday at First United Methodist Church, located at 10th and Mozart streets in Tell City.

  • Social News; June 15

    CANNELTON AMERICAN LEGION POST 142 will hold its annual meeting and installation of officers Tuesday, June 16. A social hour will begin at 5 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6. All members, auxiliary, junior auxiliary, Sons of the Legion and their families are invited.

    Meats and beverages will be provided. Members are asked to take a side dish or a dessert.


  • Adventures With Nature returning to Tipsaw Lake June 27

    TIPSAW – The 13th annual Adventures With Nature field day will be held at Tipsaw Lake Saturday, June 27. Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of State Parks, Perry and Spencer County Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Purdue Extension Perry County and the U.S. Forest Service continue to work together to present the event.

    Activities will get underway at 9 a.m. and will conclude approximately 1 p.m.

  • Community Events

    Humane Society to meet Tuesday

    TELL CITY – The Humane Society of Perry County will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, at Fifth Third Bank in Tell City. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Jim Carter at 836-4842.


    Perry Central football families to meet today

    LEOPOLD – A Perry Central Football Families meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, June 8, in the high school study hall room.


    Memorial Golf Scramble today

  • Social News

    VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS POST 2939 LadiesAuxiliary will host an annual summer party beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, at the post home.

    Attendees are asked to take a covered dish and all auxiliary and VFW members are invited to attend. For more information, call Kim Patrick at (812) 719-8255 or the post at (812) 547-4756.


  • Twilight Towers to host dance, entertainment June 19

    TELL CITY – The Twilight Towers Tenant Council gathered May 20, with President Joyce Richardt leading the meeting.

    Celebrating May birthdays were Nancy Lyons,Mary Ann Weatherholt, Carl Sommer, Mary Holpp, Omia Linne, Ray Greathouse, Virgie Hubert, Mac Roberts, Kathleen Ludwig, Joyce Richardt, Betty Kessans, Cheryl Tanzey and Bud Richardt.

    The council expressed thanks to everyone who attended the annual yard sale May 16. Susan Coyle was the quilt winner.

  • PCMH offers free health screenings, classes in June

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital will provide free blood-pressure, glucose, and total-cholesterol screenings this month.

    Screenings will be from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 11, at Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Housing for the Elderly and from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 25, at Derby’s Smackwater Cove.

    PCMH’s Home Health Department will also provide free blood-pressure and glucose (sugar) screenings at from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 11, at Twilight Towers.

  • Voice your opinion on community’s future June 9

    PERRY COUNTY – People who live or work in Perry County completed nearly 1,000 surveys as part of a Hometown Collaboration Initiative. Now the effort’s lead team is preparing for an upcoming community forum to review results.

    The event is scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 9, and will be held at ATTC Manufacturing.