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  • Half marathon coming to Tell City March 10

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – Grab your running shoes. Tell City is hosting a half-marathon next month with hundreds of runners from across Indiana and surrounding states expected to take part. And if the 13.1-mile distance is bit much for you, there’s also a 5-kilometer run-walk.

  • Beekeeper Workshop Thursday

    LEOPOLD – Purdue Extension and the Perry County Beekeepers are offering a “Getting Started with Bees” workshop on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m. in the FFA Building at Perry Central School.

  • Community Events; Feb. 12

    Hunter education course starts Feb. 19

     

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central will host an adult hunter’s education course.  Indiana Conservation Officer Zac Howerton will conduct the course. 

    There will be a total of 6 classes offered to obtain the license. The first will begin on Monday, Feb. 19. The others will be held on Feb. 20, 21, 27, 28 and March 1. The starting time is 6 p.m. in the elementary library and run to 9 p.m.

  • Grammy winner For King & Country to headline Holiday World concert

    SANTA CLAUS – Multiple Grammy Award-winning Christian rock band For King & Country will headline Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari’s “Rock the World” concert in August.

    This is the seventh year for Holiday World’s Christian music fest, which includes a day at the park, plus an evening concert. In addition to For King & Country, main-stage performances will include We Are Messengers, 7eventh Time Down, and Ginny Owens.

  • Amphitheatre announces 2018 lineup

    LINCOLN CITY – On the heels of a 2017 performance series that saw five sellouts and an increase in overall attendance by more than 40 percent over the previous year, the Lincoln Amphitheatre has announced its 2018 season lineup.

  • Blood drive Feb. 28

    TELL CITY – German American Bank will host a Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the bank conference room at 645 Main St. in Tell City.

    All blood types are needed and each donation can help save up to three lives. Contact Tina Ziegelgruber or Gretchen Hawhee at (812) 547-7025 to schedule an appointment.

  • Band boosters seek vendors for March bazaar

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Band Boosters will host its annual Easter bazaar and silent  auction on Saturday, March 10, at the Schergens Center. The organization is looking for craft vendors and small businesses to rent tables or booths.

    Anyone interested can contact Andrea Roberts at (812) 619-1130.

  • Rescheduled Relay for Life kickoff Feb.12

    PERRY COUNTY – Due to bad weather last month, the kickoff meeting for Perry County’s Relay for Life was postponed until Monday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Perry County will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at Moose Lodge in Tell City for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year.

  • Pro wrestling coming to Cannelton March 31

    CANNELTON – An evening of live professional wrestling is planned for Saturday, March 31, at the Cannelton Community Center. Several matches are planned for the evening.

    The main event will feature a steel cage match for the New South Championship with John Irons taking on Damien Wayne. In a women’s match, Stormie Lee will grapple with Rebecca Reece. Other planned matches include Mr. USA vs. Francisco Ciatso; Arrick Andrews vs. Dixie Dynamite; Shawn Hurley vs. Kid Dynamite and the Murphy Boys vs. Doom and Invader.

  • Uplands Wine Trail to host chocolate lovers’ weekend Saturday, Sunday

    BRISTOW – The Indiana Uplands Wine Trail is enticing chocolate lovers to accompany their sweethearts to the wineries this month for chocolate tastings. The nine wineries that comprise the trail will offer two days of chocolate tastings to celebrate Valentine’s Day the weekend of Feb. 10 and 11. Both chocolate lovers and wine lovers will enjoy over 50 varieties of chocolates and chocolate confections offered at the nine wineries throughout the weekend.