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Achievements

  • Wheatley graduates Marine training

    PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. – Pvt. First Class Steven E. Wheatley, 18, of Tell City graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp on Oct. 13 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Paris Island, S.C.

    While there, he successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training. Following 10 days at home on leave, he will report to Camp Pendleton, Calif., for two months of infantry battalion training, which will be followed by specialty school for military reconnaissance.

  • Lineman Rodeo Winners
  • Rome 4-H’er wins horse association award

    ROME – Tinley Jones the daughter of Tim and Tabitha Jones of Rome was chosen to receive the 2017 Haflinger Horse Award. This year’s horse is a filly, named Abbigail MFRH, and donated by Brent and Holly Leininger of Michigan along with their children, Katie, Stephanie, Kenzie, Ben, Madeline and Jed.

    The award was given by the Indiana Haflinger Horse Association to an Indiana 4-H’er who participated in Horse and Pony competition. 

  • Baumeister graduates basic training

    TELL CITY – U.S. Air Force Airman Rhett D. Baumeister graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Hilgenhold graduates from Air Force academy

    TELL CITY – John L. Hilgenhold has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. The graduate earned a bachelor of science degree and was commissioned as a second lieutenant.   

    The academy is a four-year military institution of higher learning that develops and inspires new air and space leaders with a vision for the future. Its curriculum provides instruction, education, training and experience in academics, military training, physical and athletic conditioning, and spiritual and ethical development to all cadets.

  • Lutgring graduates from basic training

    TELL CITY – U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Emily J. Lutgring graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Five generations
  • Anderson FD firefighter of the year
  • Harpenau five generations
  • Foundation’s Trivia Night draws 14 teams

    A team reclaimed their first place win this year during the Perry County Community Foundation’s Trivia Night held Jan. 28. The annual fundraiser allows participants to compete for a chance for the winning team to provide a $500 grant to their favorite charity.