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Coming Events

  • 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.

  • Dinner sales to benefit Himi Hinton

    CANNELTON – A pork-chop dinner in honor of Himi Hinton, who has been diagnosed with liver cancer, will take place beginning at 11 a.m. Feb. 17 at the Cannelton Firehouse. Dinners will be $8 each, and include creek fried potatoes, baked beans and a pork chop..

    Presale orders are being accepted. Contact Jaimi Hinton at (812) 719-9690.

  • Dance for a Cure benefit Saturday

    HANCOCK COUNTY, Ky. – An upcoming Dance for a Cure benefit will help raise money for Tabitha Fentress, who was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

    A two-hour calorie-burning dance fitness party is scheduled from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3,  at Hancock County Middle School, 100 State Route 271 S., Lewisport, Ky.

    Sponsored in part by Everbody’s Fitness, instructors will be Patty Hawkins, Amanda Bickford, Becky Hubert, Marian Keown and Laura Kessans.

  • Community Events; Jan. 29

    Knights serving breakfast Feb. 11

     

    TELL CITY – The Knights of Columbus will hold a breakfast buffet from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 11. Cost is $7. The public is welcome.

     

    Troy water hearing Feb. 7

     

    TROY – The Troy Town Board will host a public hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Troy Fire Department. The Troy Fire Department is located at 330 Harrison St. in Troy.

  • Community Events; Jan. 25

    St. Pius euchre Saturday

     

    TROY – St. Pius Church’s Conference of Catholic Women will host a euchre party Saturday, Jan. 27, starting at 7 p.m. in the parish hall. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Doris Jean Krutz at (812) 719-8318.

     

    Soup supper Saturday

     

  • Artists’ extrinsic flare on display at Krempp Gallery

    JASPER – The Krempp Gallery at the Jasper Arts Center is pleased to present the artwork of ceramic artist Lenny Dowhie of Evansville and mixed media artist Darryl Halbrooks of Richmond, Ky. Their exhibits will run from Feb. 1 through Feb. 26.

    Join both artists at the Jasper Arts Center for an opening reception at the Krempp Gallery  Feb. 1  from 5 to 7 pm. Each artist will give a brief gallery talk about themselves and their artwork. 

  • SWCD annual meeting Feb. 27

    CANNELTON – The 70th annual meeting of the Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 27, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Bristow Community Center in Bristow. Dinner is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger.

    Contact the Perry County SWCD office by phone at (812) 547-4686 or send e-mail darlene-fischer@iaswcd.org for more information or reservations.

  • Will Read and Sing for Food benefit Feb. 10

    TELL CITY – United Way of Perry County will host a Will Read and Sing for Food public benefit show on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. CST at the Hoosier Heights Country Club in Tell City.

    Jasper-based WRASFF, created and hosted by Tell City native Scott Saalman, is a mix of live music and humor essays.

    Since 2011, the show has raised over $120,000 for more than 40 charities and causes, mainly in southern Indiana, including several for Tell City Catholic Charities.