• 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.

  • Cornerstone graduates honored

    Siblings Jack and Rebecca Shearn, 2014 graduates of Cornerstone Christian School, were honored with a luncheon April 6 by Freewill Baptist Church.

    The Shearns are the children of Brad and Melissa Shearn of Hawesville, Ky. And have attended Cornerstone since kindergarten.

    During a Sunday service, the Rev. L.C. Garrett acknowledged them, saying “ the church is so pleased to recognize  two outstanding young people that have been a consistent asset to both our school and church.”

  • Cannelton native honored for service

    TELL CITY – Cannelton native and Ohio State Trooper Albert Allen, 72, was recently recognized by the Ohio Highway Patrol for his outstanding service during 2013. Allen was named Motor Carrier Enforcement Inspector of the Year out of the Bucyrus, Ohio district.

    Allen’s sister, Frannie Emerson of Tell City, said her brother was honored to receive the award, presented at a banquet just days before his retirement last month.

  • Alvey selected for Delta Epsilon Iota honor society at USI

    EVANSVILLE – The Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society has selected Mariah Alvey for membership in the local chapter at the University of Southern Indiana.

    Delta Epsilon Iota was established in order to recognize and encourage academic excellence in all fields of study. The organization rewards outstanding students through financial scholarships, provides leadership opportunities to its members and promotes the principles of dedication, enthusiasm and initiative among students participating in higher education throughout the United States.

  • Strassell receives Eagle Scout Award

    DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Boy Scout Michael Thomas Strassell of Troop 21 in Deerfield Township, Ohio, was recognized at a special court of honor Jan. 11 for achieving the Eagle Scout Award.

    The award is a Boy Scout’s highest honor and only 4 percent of Boy Scouts achieve the goal.

    Michael has been working toward this goal since first grade.

    According to his family, he has always been conscientious, honest, fair, kind and sensitive.

  • Sherman completes military training

    FORT MEADE, Md. – Air Force Airman Jennifer K. Sherman recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    She 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 and earned four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Campbell earns service award

    Carter recently recognized Master Trooper Thomas Campbell for achieving 30 years of service to the Indiana State Police.

    Campbell is a 1979 graduate of Rivet Catholic High School in Vincennes and graduated from Vincennes University in 1981 with a degree in law enforcement. Campbell joined the state police in 1983, graduating as a member of the 41st Recruit School. He was assigned to the Jasper District to patrol Spencer County.

  • 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.