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Achievements

  • Girl Scouts honors achievements of girl members in Perry County

    PERRY COUNTY – Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana recently announced a list of achievements and contributions of its members, including a number of girls in Perry County.

    Girl Scout bronze awards were earned by Emilie Cronin, Charlotte Entwistle, Claire Franzman, Anna Fuchs, Elena Hagedorn, Valerie Kehl, Bethany McCoy, Breanna Olberding, Natolie Reid, Hayley Wroe and Maddie Rogers.

  • Cannelton’s Kendall Hale is state finalist

    CANNELTON – Kendall Hale, 10, daughter of Jessica Hale of Cannelton, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Indiana pageant, to be held June 18-21 at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Indianapolis.

    The pageant is for girls ages 10 through 12. The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses and air transportation to competition the national pageant at Disneyland in California, which is held for girls ages four to 18 in five age groups.

  • Snyder awarded Sons of the American Legion Scholarship
  • 500 Festival Princess Wargel to present at fairgrounds May 14

    TELL CITY – Lily Wargel, 500 Festival Princess, will give a presentation Thursday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds. The talk will focus on how the 4-H program provided Wargel with the life skills to be successful in school, the 500 Festival Princess Program and in life.

    Lily is a graduate of Tell City High School and the 2010 Perry County 4-H Fair Queen. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Cannelton American Legion selects two for Hoosier Boys State

    CANNELTON – Damon Powers and Adam Terry, both juniors at Cannelton High School, were selected by Cannelton American Legion Post 142 to attend Hoosier Boys State.

    Powers is the son of Lisa and Tally Havener and Brett Powers.

    Terry is the son Anita June Terry and Dennis Scott Terry.

    The event will be held June 14-20 on the campus of Trine University in Angola. Each year more than 500 of the finest young men in the State of Indiana attend Hoosier Boys’ State.

  • Galloway honored for OWI efforts

    JASPER – Two Troopers from the Jasper District were recently honored at an awards ceremony at the Indiana Government Center.

    Trooper Michael Allen and Trooper Jeremy Galloway were presented awards for their service to the State of Indiana.

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  • Olivia chosen for Miss Greek 10 pageant

    TELL CITY – Thea Phi Alpha chose sorority member Darian Oliva to represent them in the 2015 Miss Greek Indiana University pageant. The event is hosted by Delta Chi fraternity to raise funds and awareness for the V Foundation for Cancer Research along with each of the chapter philanthropies the contestants represent.

    Oliva raised $4,200, with more than $600 going to  her chapter’s local philanthropy, the Salvation Army of Bloomington, earning her the honor of top fundraiser for the event.

  • Electric cooperatives to power developing region of Guatemala

    GUATEMALA – Southern Indiana Power lineman Eric Schank will join a crew of 13 other Indiana electric-cooperative linemen traveling to Guatemala in late April.

    Project Indiana: Empowering Global Communities for a Better Tomorrow, is part of an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area in Guatemala.

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