• Davis elected Key Club lieutenant governor for Lincoln Division

    PERRY COUNTY – Emily Davis, daughter of Tim and Darlene Davis and a junior at Perry Central High School, was elected Lincoln Division lieutenant governor of the Indiana District Key Club.

    She was sworn into her position April 6 in Indianapolis at the 62nd annual Indiana District Key Club Convention.

    Emily is the first lieutenant governor from Perry Central.

    Her one-year term will consist of being responsible for seven different key clubs in southern Indiana, communicating regularly with everyone in the Kiwanis family and serving others.

  • William Tell Elementary releases honor roll

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary recently released names of students recognized for academic achievement. Students in grades second through sixth who received all A’s were named to the distinguished honor roll. Students achieving A’s and B’s earned an honor roll distinction. For the academic year’s third nine-weeks, the 3rd 9 weeks, students are:

  • March students of the month

    Tell City Junior-Senior High School March students of the month are, from the left, Josh Kimbril, Rebecca Phillips, Kassidy Lynch and Amity Lain.

    The students were nominated and chosen by teachers.

    Each received a T-shirt, breakfast at Julie's Tell Street Café and a $10 Walmart gift card.

  • Cornerstone to honor graduates in Saturday ceremony

    CANNELTON – Cornerstone Christian School, a ministry of the Cannelton Freewill Baptist Church, announces that commencement exercises will be held Saturday, May, 10, at 1p.m. for its two graduating seniors, siblings Jack and Rebecca Shearn of Hawesville, Ky.

    The Shearns have attended Cornerstone since they began kindergarten.
    Jack Shearn is planning to continue his education at Owensboro Community and Technical College, where he will receive his associate's degree in agriculture.

  • Taylor earns firefighter of the year

    BRISTOW –The 65th annual meeting of the Anderson Township Fire Department was held March 3 at Bristow Community Center. Fire Chief John Taylor reported the department had responded to 22 calls in 2013. Jake Hauser, Larry Lautner, Brad Harth and John Malone were re-elected directors for Districts 2 through 5.

    Also serving are Wayne Kleaving, Randy Kleaving, Matt Esarey and Aaron Meyer. Duane Goffinet and Darrell Taylor will serve as assistant chiefs.

  • Tell City academic teams claim victory, secure place in state competition

    TELL CITY – On April 22, the Tell City Junior Senior High School academic team competed in the Area Regional Competition at Bosse High School.

    The competition included six rounds of 25 subject-specific questions. Schools were divided into classes based on high-school enrollment. Tell City competed in Class 3.

    The competition included teams from high schools in Perry, Spencer, Warrick, Vanderburgh, Gibson and Posey counties.

  • And the choir sang

    Oakwood Health Campus has started a choir that will meet weekly. Above, the group practices for a performance at Oakwood’s volunteer recognition to be held April 23 for all community volunteers. The group is led by Debra Rickleman, life enrichment assistant, Pictured in the front row from left to right are Alice Kiesel, Mary Thrasher, Katie Wagner and Sue Feix. In the back row are Kieth Gelhausen and Rosella Wilson.

  • Students of the Month

    The following TCJSHS students were chosen as the February students of the month. Pictured from left to right are Madison Mathena, Jessie Wheatley, Derrian Zabel, and Travis Brinksneader. The students were nominated and chosen by teachers. They received T-shirts, breakfast at Julie's Tell Street Café and a $10 Walmart gift card as part of the recognition.

  • Perry Central Captains Club recognizes, rewards academic achievements

    LEOPOLD –  Perry Central Elementary uses the Acuity test to assess students’ strengths and weaknesses in grade- level standards to help teachers guide classroom and individualized instruction.  

    Recently, the Captains Club hosted a pizza party to honor students who either raised their Acuity scores or maintained a high level of performance on Acuity tests or standards-based grading topics during the school’s third quarter.

  • TCJSHS to honor students for academic achievement

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior Senior High School will hold its annual honors program for students in grades seven through 12 beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the school auditorium.