The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 812-547-2847 or e-mailed to Please include a telephone number.


TELL CITY — The next Lincoln Trail Quilt Guild meeting will held on July 11 at 9:30 a.m. in the Community room of the Fifth Third Bank located at 45 Hwy. 66, Tell City. For more information, please contact April at 904-307-9985 or Debbie at 812-836-4643.

We do recover

TELL CITY — New AA/NA recovery meeting in Tell City.

Where: Community Building 601 Sixth St.

When: Monday evenings from 6 to 7 P.M.

What: Open to anyone seeking recovery

Come join in the fellowship of like-minded folks seeking a new way of life and a journey of recovery.

For information and details please call 317-252-3062.

Catholic Charities red, white and boom

TELL CITY — Catholic Charities will be hosting their Red, White and Boom drawing on July 13.

Tickets are available to purchase at the Catholic Charities office at 802 Ninth Street in Tell City.

Must be 18 years old to participate.

Prizes will be as follows:

1. $500

2. $400

3. $200

4. $100

5. $100

6. $100

For more information call 812-547-0903.

The Tell City Football Club

TELL CITY — The Tell City Football Club is excited to host the first Marksmen Football Community Kickoff! The event is sponsored by Dance Haven and Home Mutual Insurance. It will include a corn hole tournament, silent auction, and concessions. Kona Ice will even be there! There will also be some Marksmen merchandise available for purchase, as well as our discount cards to use at participating locations throughout the community.

Come meet new head coach Malin Webb, assistant coaches, players, and talk some TC football!

Food, half pot ticket sales, silent auction, and corn hole registration will start at 11 a.m., with the tourney starting at noon. Entry fee for the corn hole tourney is $10 person/$20 team with per-registration and guaranteed spot in the tourney. It is $15 person/$30 team to register the day of the event. It will be limited to 32 teams.

Half pot tickets will be $1 each, or six for $5. The winner will be drawn at 1:30, and participants must be present to win.

The silent auction will end at 2 p.m. The person with the highest bid does not have to be present to win.

Everyone is invited, so grab your family and friends, bring a cooler and some chairs if you want, and come out to support your Marksmen Football team!

All proceeds go to benefit and support the Tell City High School football team and players

Perry County Public Library Tell City

TELL CITY — June 20 “Creating Healthy Habits with Nutritional Supplements”

Speaker: Cindy Jones at 5 P.M.

• Patriotic Crafting

Instructor Jennifer Brown

June 23 at 5 P.M.

Sign-up at the library

Limited to 10 people

Free of charge

• July 19 “Wreath Making Class”

Instructor Courtney Wagner at 5 P.M.

Sign up at the library

$15 per wreath and limited to 20 people

Knits and Knots June 23

TELL CITY — The Knits and Knots group will be meeting on Thursday, June 23, at 6:30 the Tell City Methodist Church, 702 10th Street.

Please use the 11th Street parking lot and come in the green door.

Come and pick up some free yarn and help support this vital ministry.

Dementia Friendly Tell City

TELL CITY — Dementia Friendly Tell City is hosting our first “Memory Cafe” event on Wednesday, June 22, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Perry County Council on Aging.

The event will include a fun activity and light refreshments. This is a great opportunity for caregivers and patients alike to come together and enjoy a bit of time to network with other families affected by dementia.

Anyone who is planning to attend, RSVP by calling Perry County Council on Aging, 812-547-8115.

Aqua Aerobics today

PERRY COUNTY — Perry County Wellness & Everbody’s are partnering together to offer Aqua Aerobics & lap swim FREE of charge to the public.

Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 6:45pm at City of Tell City JFK Pool.

No registration required. Just show up.

Today Perry County Council on Aging bus trip

CANNELTON — Perry County Council on Aging is hosting a day trip to Spring Mill State Park on Thursday, June 16. The day will feature admission to the pioneer village, picnic lunch, yard games, card games, and more. The cost is $75 per person and reservations with payment are due no later than Thursday, June 22. The group will travel via motor coach and will board at 9 a.m. at Perry County Council on Aging located at 200 N. Fifth St., Cannelton. You can call 812-547-8115 to make your reservations.

Paddle Perry Summer events

TELL CITY — Join Paddle Perry on July 2 during their Second Annual Pack A Dam Lock event where 100 paddlers will lock through the Cannelton Lock & Dam.

Get tickets online at before they sell out! Check in starts at 8 a.m. CST at Rocky Point, where Small Town Java will be serving hot and cold drinks and cinnamon rolls.

Paddlers will depart from Deer Creek at 10 a.m., where they will paddle down river to the dam and lock thru. The public is invited to watch from Eagle’s Bluff, the park at the Dam, and along the pull off by the Dam. Meet them at the Cannelton boat ramp for the Post P.A.D.L. Party in the Park from noon to 4 p.m., where there will be live music from The Fried Geezers, food trucks, drinks, giveaways and many vendors: Silly Safari, face painting, Dance Haven, rage room, Explorer Chick, Pati Hoskin’s Birthday booth and so many more! Stick around after the Party for fireworks in Cannelton put on by Cannelton Roots.

Paddle Perry is accepting life jackets, that are in good condition, for a local church camp. Reach out to Paddle Perry or drop them off at Radio Shack in Cannelton where the can drop off is behind the building anytime between now and June 19 and we’ll make sure they get to the kids at camp!

Deer Creek Food Pantry

TELL CITY — Deer Creek Baptist Church Food Pantry, 6733 Alamo Road, Tell City, is open the last Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The next food pantry will be available Saturday, June 25.


TELL CITY — The William Tell Center, 1301 11th St. in Tell City, will host live music bands Saturdays in June from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission for members is $5 and for non-members ages 12 years and up is $6.

WTC also hosts line dancing Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is $5.

Bands in June will be:

June 18: Clear Creek

June 25: 8-Track

Admission is $5 for members, $6 for general public.

Thursday line dancing admission is $5.

WTC will hold a noon pitch-in meal Thursday, June 16, with Bingo. Admission is two $1 items.

Free movie day will be held June 14 at 1 p.m.

All ages are welcome. No smoking or alcohol is allowed.