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 PO Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 812-547-2847 or emailed to [email protected] Please include a phone number.
Lenten fry 2022
TELL CITY—St. Benedict’s Brew Works with Knights of Columbus Council 1172
When: March 11, March 25, April 8; 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Hall, 331 Main St.
All-you-can-eat fish buffet:
Several types of fish, sides, dessert, plus tea or lemonade
$13.50 for adults, $6 for children 6-12
Children under 6 eat free
St. Benedicts craft beer available for $5 for a 16oz glass
Tell the town ARP committee meeting
TELL CITY — The next meeting of the Tell City ARP committee will be held on Wednesday, March 23 at 5:00 p.m. in the upstairs council chambers of Tell City Town Hall.
Meeting of the board of directors of the electrical service of the town of Tell
TELL CITY – The Tell City Electrical Department Board of Directors will meet on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. for the regular monthly meeting due to scheduling conflicts.
Michael A. Hicks, Managing Director
Tell the city electrical department
Free Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group
TELL CITY – Join Oakwood Health Campus for a free Alzheimer’s and dementia support group.
Wednesday, March 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Oakwood Village Clubhouse.
Free Community Event
Call today for more information
Chicken Dinner Fundraiser
PERRY COUNTY – There will be a chicken dinner fundraiser for the 2022 Perry County Boy Scouts trip to Juliet Gordon Lowe Boy Scouts birthplace.
The event will take place on Sunday, April 3
Service starts at 11:00 a.m. at Zoercher-Bettinger Park
- Dinners not collected by noon will be sold.
Advance tickets are $10
Dinners include: Half Chicken, Brook Fries and Green Beans.
For tickets, contact any local Scout on the trip.
Perry-Spencer Crop Day program to showcase cover crop trends
PERRY COUNTY – The annual Perry-Spencer Crop Day will be held Thursday, March 17 at 6:00 p.m. CDT. As with last year’s program, participants will have the option of participating virtually or on-site at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds in Tell City or the Spencer County Youth & Community Center in Chrisney. Crop Day is a joint effort between Purdue Extension and the Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Perry and Spencer Counties.
Featured speakers this year include Dan Quinn, Corn Specialist from Purdue Extension, speaking on “Lessons Learned from the 2021 Growing Season” and Shaun Casteel, Soybean Specialist from Purdue Extension, speaking on “Tips for soybean management 2022”. In addition, a presentation on regulations and best practices for the use of mini-bulks will be included. Private and Commercial Applicator Program credit (Categories 1, 14 and RT) will be available for virtual and in-person attendees. No meals will be included in this year’s program.
There is no entry fee to participate, but a $10 fee will apply for those requiring Commercial Applicator Credit (CCH). PARP fees will be waived for all private applicators attending as a result of Indiana Soybean Alliance / Indiana Corn Marketing Council sponsorship. Pre-registration is required. To register, please call (812) 362-8066 or register online at tinyurl.com/cropday2022. Pre-registration is done before March 14.
Ohio Valley Tractor Club Reunion
LEOPOLD – Ohio Valley Tractor Club will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, March 10 at 7:00 p.m. at the Perry Central Agricultural Building, 18677 Old State Road 37, Leopold.
Welcome new members. Current members are encouraged to attend.
Annual Perry County 4-H Mulch Sale
PERRY COUNTY – Do you need mulch but don’t have a truck or the ability or desire to spread it? 4-H can help! We sell natural bark mulch by the spoonful. Each scoop is equivalent to approximately 13 sachets. The cost is $30 per scoop for deliveries to Tell City and Cannelton. For an additional $10 we’ll deliver it up to 25 miles from the fairgrounds. A group of young people and adults will spread it for 10 dollars per ball. All proceeds support Perry County 4-H.
Stocks are limited, so place your orders now while supplies last. To order, call Purdue Extension-Perry County at 812-547-7084.
The mulch will be delivered on Saturday April 23 with a rain date of April 30.
Farmer’s Market 2022
PERRY COUNTY – The Town of Tell City and the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a 2022 Farmers Market planning meeting at the Tell City Depot on Wednesday, March 23 at 6 p.m.
This meeting is to make plans for the 2022 Farmer’s Market.
The markets take place from the first Saturday of June until the end of October each year.
Please join us in planning to make the 2022 market the best it can be.
Farmers, fruit and vegetable growers, honey, cider, egg and meat suppliers, baked goods, herbs, plants, gourds, potted plants, soaps, lotions, candles, fairy gardens, craft items such as wreaths, panels, hats, scarves, quilts, pottery, etc.
These are just a few suggestions of things we’ve had in the markets in the past and hope to have in the future.
If you are interested in participating in the Farmer’s Market program and have questions, please call the Perry County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau at 812-547-7933.
TELL CITY — When: March 12 from 11:00 a.m. while supplies last
Where: Tell the City Legion
1912 Main Street
Tell the city
Dinners include half a chicken, brook fries and green beans (prepared with Barb’s many sauces)
Dinners will be served at the wheel in front of the Legion.
Pre-order today. Call 812-547-8201
William Tell Center
TELL CITY – William Tell Center, 1301 11th St. in Tell City, will host music events throughout March. Bands play from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays. Line dancing is 6-8 p.m. Thursdays.
Events are open to the public and all ages are welcome.
On Thursday, March 17, the WTC will host Bingo Lunch. Meat will be provided. Participants are invited to bring a vegetable, salad or dessert to share during a one-time meal, as well as two $1 Bingo items. There is no charge for Bingo.
The groups in March will be:
March 12: Headliners
March 19: Stone Canyon
March 26: Clear Creek
The cost is $5 for members and $6 for non-members.
Line dancing on Thursdays is $5 per participant.
All ages are welcome. Alcohol or tobacco are not allowed.
VFW hosts Red Rider BB shooting match on March 13
TELL CITY – Post 2939 Foreign Wars Veterans in Tell City will be hosting their Red Rider BB Shooting Match on Sunday, March 13 from noon to 3 p.m.
Participants are requested to bring their Red Rider BB guns. Prizes and food will be available.
For more information, contact Gerald Davis at 812-608-0266.
Dance Haven Craft and Vendor Sale March 26
TELL CITY – There are more than 30 vendors setting up a table. There will be t-shirts, tumblers, home decor, handmade jewelry, quilting, embroidery, a mobile clothing store, Color Street Nails, Scentsy and more!
The event will take place at Dance Haven Studios on Saturday, March 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
New AA/NA recovery meetings starting in March
TELL CITY — The new Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetups will begin Monday evenings from 6-7 p.m. beginning Monday, March 7, 2022. The meetups are open to anyone seeking recovery.
For more information or details, call 317-252-3062.
Harry Potter Experience at Swiss
TELL CITY — A very “magical” experience is coming soon to the Swiss Arts Center. We will turn our walls into Hogwarts hallways and invite all wizards and witches to spend the afternoon with us.
Stay tuned for more information, but mark your calendars now for Sunday, March 27, 2022, 2-6 p.m. CST.