Coming Events

  • Weather-spotter training March 11 in Jasper

    JASPER – The Dubois County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the National Weather Service in Louisville, Ky., will host severe-weather-spotter training Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m. EDT. The training will be offered on the Vincennes University Jasper Campus, Classroom Building Lecture Hall, 850 College Ave. in Jasper.

    The training is free of charge and is open to anyone across the region including weather spotters, emergency responders and the general public.

  • Spring bazaar at fairgrounds Sunday, vendors welcome

    TELL CITY – A spring bazaar explosion of various products and gifts will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City.

    Vendors are invited for $30, plus an item to be donated to the silent auction. Event proceeds beyond building rental fees will be split between the Perry County Animal Shelter Inc. and the family of Zander Tabor, a local child who has been diagnosed with Wilm’s tumor, a kidney cancer. Zander is on the road to recovery but still has several medical visits ahead.

  • Community Events; March 5

    Landlord Association to meet Friday


    TELL CITY – The south-central Indiana Landlord Association will meet at 11 a.m. Friday, March 6, at Ivy Tech in Tell City.  The meeting will include a guest speaker. Call or text (262) 458-4782 with any questions.


    Renaissance class plans yard sale Saturday


  • Musical duo Sundy Best to perform at Covered Wagon Friday

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Critically-acclaimed Kentucky duo, Sundy Best, will bring their unique blended sound of country, folk, rock, bluegrass and R&B to The Covered Wagon from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, March 6., along with special guests If Birds Could Fly.

    Tickets are available for $15 each online at www.sundybest.net. The doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 8.

    All ages are welcome but must be 21 years of age or older with ID to drink alcohol. Guests must have tickets to enter.

  • Story time registration now open at public library

    TELL CITY – Story time registration begins this week at the Perry County Public Library’s Tell City branch. This year, the library will offer a first- through third-grade age-group to the program line-up, called the “Adventurer’s Club.” The club will feature books, crafts and hands-on science experiments.

    Babies and toddlers story time will be from 9:30 to 10 a.m. or 10:30 to 11 a.m. Mondays.

    Preschoolers ages 3-6 story time will be from Tuesdays 6 to 7 a.m. Tuesdays or from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.

  • Big T’s Trade Day Saturday

    TELL CITY –The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will hold its annual Big T’s Trade Day at noon Saturday at the club home. The public is invited to participate. In the past, unique trading goods have been available, such as horse tack, tools, furniture, fencing supplies, household appliances and small animals. There is no participation fee for traders, sellers or buyers. All deals are between sellers and buyers. The club is at 9455 Summer Road in Tell City. For more information call (812) 836-2244 or (812) 836-2127.

  • Ireland plans St. Patrick’s Day celebration

    IRELAND – “Céad Míle Fáilte!” This is the slogan for the annual St. Patrick’s celebration in Ireland. Translated, it means, “One hundred thousand welcomes!”

    The town has planned a long list of activities and events during this festive celebration, such as a marionette show, Miss Shamrock Queen Pageant, Tator Tot (Baby) Photo Contest, cornhole tournament, and a concert by the talented Celebration Singers.

  • Tell City Spring Soccer League now taking registrations

    TELL CITY – Registration for the Tell City Spring Soccer League, grades 2, 3 and 4, is now open. The season will run six weeks with practices starting Tuesday, March 31. Students from Tell City, Cannelton, Perry Central and Hancock County schools and home-schooled children are welcome to participate. There will be two practices per week with Saturday morning games. Deadline to register is Friday, March 20. The cost is $30. Contact Joe Ettensohn (812) 547-5491 or Kenny Simpson (812) 547-1100 for more information.

  • PCMH to offer CPR classes

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Memorial Hospital will offer American Heart Association CPR classes this month. Classes are held in the Perry County EMS building classroom.

    • Family & Friends CPR is designed for anyone 12 and older who wants to learn CPR, choking rescue skills and automated external defibrilator use. No testing or performance evaluation is required. Class will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 4. Fee is $10.

  • Community Events; March 2

    Autograph collectors club for kids Tuesday

    TELL CITY –  Local autograph collector Glenn Markiewicz plans to form a club for kids to teach them how to write letters and fill out envelopes to be sent to their favorite celebrities.

    The first meeting is set for 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, in the Fifth Third Bank meeting room. Anyone interested in joining or supporting the club is encouraged to attend. For more information, call Markiewicz at (812) 619-0447. Each meeting will include a show-and-tell session.