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Achievements

  • Holman retires from Navy Reserve service

    TELL CITY – BV1 (SCW) James E. Holman retired from the Naval Reserve Aug. 1 after more than 21 years of service.

    Holman entered the Marine Corps Oct. 11, 1989. As a lance corporal, he served during Desert Shield-Desert Storm from December 1990 to April 1991. He left the Marine Corps as a corporal Oct. 10, 1995. He then joined the Army National Guard Jan. 19, 1996. He served for three years as a specialist and was discharged Jan. 18, 1999.

  • Little graduates basic training

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman 1st Class Patrick C. Little recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    Little 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.

    He is the son of Joane Little of Tell City.

  • Local student performs with orchestra

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Aaron Peter of Tell City was selected to perform with the Owensboro Symphony Orchestra for their Holiday Pops concert in December 2010.

  • Roberson named mini-grant recipient

    PERRY COUNTY – Mary Roberson has been named as the recipient of a mini-grant from Alpha Epsilon State of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Delta Kappa Gamma is a part of the International Society of Key Women Educators.
    Roberson is the superintendent of Perry Central schools in Leopold. She is an active member of the Alpha Phi Chapter.
    She said she will use her $500 mini-grant to purchase an iPad that she will use in classroom walk-throughs and follow-up communication with teachers.

  • Etienne named finalist for Wells Scholarship

    TELL CITY – Ariel Etienne of Tell City was recently named as one of 57 finalists for the prestigious Indiana University Wells Scholarship.

  • Local Modern Woodmen members honor hometown hero for community service

    TELL CITY – Local volunteer Earla Williams was recognized for her hours of service to the community Dec. 12.
    Williams will be recognized for numerous activities through Modern’ Woodmen’s Hometown Heroes Program.

  • Knies earns her PHR recertification

    PERRY COUNTY – Joan Eckerle Knies, Crisis Connection community education specialist, received her recertification as a Professional in Human Resources from the Human Resources Certification Institute effective until December 2012. She received her original certification in December 1994.

  • Gymnasts earn top awards

  • Freeman returns home from Iraq

    TELL CITY – First Lt. Wendy Freeman returned to Tell City following a 10-month deployment to Iraq with the U.S. Army Re-serves.
    She was a member of the 367th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment stationed at Contingency Operating Base Basra, located in southern Iraq. She worked in the public-affairs office for the 34th Infantry Division of the Minnesota National Guard and later for the U.S. Army 1st Infantry Division. Freeman would escort various news media throughout southern Iraq.

  • 4-H holds celebration; honors youth, Leaders

    TELL CITY – Perry County 4-H members and leaders were honored Sunday, Nov. 14 during the annual Perry County 4-H Celebration in which the group enjoyed two movies, popcorn and cola floats.
    Members applied for awards and were selected based on their applications. Leaders were honored according to their tenure, said Extension 4-H Youth Development Educator Renate Jobst.
    The following were honored for specific project areas:
    Rhett Baumeister: Community Service, Forestry, Healthy Lifestyles, Leadership
    Ryan Baumeister: Forestry