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Achievements

  • State police announce promotion, service awards

    JASPER – Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter promoted First Sgt. Greg Ashby to the rank of lieutenant Feb. 16 to serve as the district commander for the Jasper Post.

    Ashby is a native of Orange County and a 1988 graduate of Springs Valley High School. After high school, Ashby served his country for seven years in the United States Marines Corps, with six months served in Operation Desert Storm.

    In 1995 Ashby earned an associate’s degree in law enforcement from Vincennes University.

  • Smith graduates Air Force basic training

    TELL CITY – Air Force Airman Steven W. Smith graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

    Smith 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 earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Baker earns EKU honors recognition
  • Mayfield earns honors

    Stephanie Robinson Mayfield of Tell City was recently honored for her academic performance at Vincennes University at Jasper.

    She was named to the school’s dean’s list and was also accepted into the nursing program.

    Mayfield is a graduate of Perry Central High School and lives in Tell City with her husband, David Mayfield and their daughter, Arianna.

  • Smith completes Air Force basic training

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman Steven W. Smith graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

  • Lambert graduates Marine basic training

    CANNELTON – Pvt. Jared M. Poehlein Lambert graduated from the United States Marine Corp. basic training Sept. 13.

    He earned his marksman medal and eagle, globe and anchor insignia. He is currently stationed at Camp LeJuene, N.C., for marine combat training. He graduated mid-October.

    Lambert is the son of Leisa Poehlein and the grandson of Mary Ann and Walter Lambert and the late Gordon and Birdine Poehlein. Leisa and Jared would like to thank all those who have kept them in prayers and for the support to attend his graduation.

  • Jarboe recognized for 10 years of service for K of C Insurance

    PERRY COUNTY – Tim Jarboe, a field agent for the Knights of Columbus Insurance – Clint Spaulding Agency, was recognized for his 10 years of service to the agency recently.

    His territory covers those southern Indiana councils including Tell City, Corydon, St. Meinrad, Santa Claus, Ferdinand and the newly established council in St. Anthony.

  • PCMH paramedics recognized for 20 years of service

    TELL CITY – Darrel Riley, John Kleeman and Pat Lambert, employed as paramedics with Perry County Memorial Hospital, were recently recognized by the board of directors of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians for achieving 20 consecutive years as nationally registered paramedics. This distinction is an honor held by few paramedics.
    To maintain status as a Nationally Registered Paramedic, they have completed, on a biennial basis, the most comprehensive certification program for emergency medical technicians and paramedics in America.

  • Mathena achieves renewal of Certified Diabetes Educator Status

    TELL CITY – The National Certification of Diabetes Educators announced that Linda Mathena, RN, ONC, CDE of Perry County Memorial Hospital, has renewed the Certified Diabetes Educator status by successfully completing the continuing education renewal option process.
    Candidates must meet rigorous eligibility requirements to be eligible for certification. Achieving the CDE credential demonstrates to people with diabetes and employers that the health care professional possesses distinct and specialized knowledge, thereby promoting quality of care for people with diabetes.

  • Brown completes Navy basic training in Illinois

    GREAT LAKES, Ill. – Joe Brown of Tell City graduated from Navy basic training Aug. 16 at the Great Lakes Naval Station in Great Lakes, Ill.

    He spent nine weeks training at the base and is now attending A School at Corry Station Naval Technical Training Center in Pensacola, Fla.
    Brown is a 2012 graduate of Perry Central High School.
    He is the son of Lisa Brown and Dewayne Brown, both of Tell City.