• Keasling of Jonathan Jennings Daughters chapter earns genealogy award

    CORYDON – The Jonathan Jennings Chapter, of the Daughters of 1812 met Nov. 1, in Corydon, with president Carol Seales presiding. Seales welcomed Jeanne Vest, prospective member, as a guest.

    An announcement was made that Lynne Keasling earned the 2014 Willard C. Heist Family Genealogy Award. Keasling researched and published several books of family history and has helped numerous women obtain proof for membership in the society, Daughters of the Union and Daughters of 1812.

  • Tell City’s Boyer-Hanks trains as operations specialist

    TELL CITY – Kyle Boyer-Hanks a 2014 graduate of Tell City Junior-Senior High School, graduated Oct. 10, from Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill., after eight weeks of training as a seaman apprentice.

    He is currently apprenticing to become an operations specialist and will be sent to the fleet upon completion of the 10-week program.

    Boyer-Hanks is the son of Kenneth and Anissa Hanks of Tell City and is the fiancé of Samantha Burton.

  • Flamion completes basic military training

    PERRY COUNTY – Air Force Airman 1st Class Jonathan P. Flamion recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

    Flamion completed an intensive, eight-week program including 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.

  • Goodrich raises the lid

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School recently recognized this quarter’s Raise the Lid winner, Shelly Goodrich.

    The Raise the Lid award is given to a faculty member who goes above and beyond his or her duty. The winner is nominated by the student body and selected by the Renaissance Leadership class.

    Goodrich received hot tamales, diet Mountain Dew and the Raise the Lid award, to which she will add her signature and possess until next quarter’s Raise the Lid winner is announced.

  • St. Mark Catholic Church shooting match winners announced


    TELL CITY – St. Mark Church announced winners of its shooting match.

    Organizers thank the businesses and individuals who generously donated toward their shooting match raffle held Sept. 28.

  • Oakwood honored for superior customer service


    TELL CITY – Oakwood Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services community and a Tell City provider of senior living and health services, has received the highest marks in company’s bi-annual customer satisfaction and quality assurance survey. The award was presented during Trilogy’s annual fall meeting, held Oct. 7 and 8 in Fort Wayne.

    Family members rated Oakwood as the number one facility in customer satisfaction out of 82 Trilogy health campuses located throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Michigan.

  • Sturgeon earns physical therapist assistant degree

    TELL CITY – Tina Sturgeon graduated magna cum laude in May from Vincennes University with an associate’s degree from VU’s physical therapist assistant program.

    She passed the National Physical Therapist Assistant exam in July and is a licensed PTA in the state of Indiana.

    Tina is employed by Advanced Rehabilitation Inc. in Tell City.

  • Local residents graduate from University of Evansville

    EVANSVILLE - The University of Evansville announced Blake Kleaving and Trent Wheatley, both of Tell City, graduated during UE's 156th commencement Saturday, May 10, at the Ford Center in Evansville.

    During the ceremony, the University awarded degrees to 568 graduates.

  • Tell City's Sharpe earns bachelor's in communication

    WHITEWATER, Wis. - Thomas Sharpe was among the 1,488 students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater who earned degrees this spring.

    Sharpe, from Tell City, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication.

    Students celebrated their achievements with friends and families at commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 17, in UW-Whitewater's Kachel Fieldhouse.

  • Cannelton’s Kellems completes basic training

    CANNELTON – Pvt. Sierra D. Kellems of Cannelton graduated basic combat training Aug. 7, at Fort Jackson, S.C

    While there, Kellems completed an intensive 10-week program that included training in military discipline, Army core values, history and traditions, physical fitness, combat life-saving first aid, weapons use, map reading and land navigation and armed-combat field maneuvers and tactics.