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Achievements

  • Blunk graduates with nursing degree

    TELL CITY – Mark and Michelle Blunk of Tell City announce with great pride the graduation of the daughter, Breanna Blunk, from Vincennes’s University Jasper Campus. Breanna earned her associate degree in nursing on May 9.

    While enrolled at VUJC, Breanna also received her associate degree in science.

    Breanna is employed at Perry County Memorial Hospital as a medical-surgical nurse.

    She is the granddaughter of Mary and the late Garry Blunk, Dennis Hosler and Mabel Askins.

  • Local farmers earn statewide award for conservation practices

    Rockport – Out of 61,000 farms in the state of Indiana, one farm in Spencer stood out from the crowd last week for the work its farmers do to protect Indiana’s natural resources.

    Rich and Becky Boehm was among 48 farmers who received the River-Friendly Farmer award from the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts Aug. 19 at the Indiana State Fair.

  • Winning talent
  • Top Schweizer Fest crawlers, walkers
  • Veggie Tales
  • 4-H grand prize agriculture winner Kelsi Denu recognized for her efforts

    TELL CITY – The fluid flow experts of Green Leaf, Inc., a Fontanet, Indiana manufacturer of agricultural products, Tractor Supply Company and Indiana 4-H Youth Development recently named Kelsi Denu of Tell City as the Perry County 4-H Fair’s Tractor Supply 4-H Bright Futures Award winner.

    During the Perry County 2015 fair, held July 10-13, Denu was named the 4-H Grand Champion winner in veterinary science and in addition, was recognized as the Tractor Supply 4-H Bright Futures Award winner, receiving a $25 Visa gift card and plaque.

  • Kiwanis induct new members
  • Perry County Community Foundation announces scholarships

    Sydney Goffinet is the recipient of the Branchville Correctional Facility Memorial Scholarship, a $990 scholarship administered through the Perry County Community Foundation.

    The scholarship was created by the Branchville Correctional Facility and is awarded each year to a Branchville employee or their dependents.

    Sydney was one of 33 students who were awarded a scholarship through a fund of the foundation. Each scholarship fund has its own unique student eligibility and selection criteria, which was created by the fund founder.

  • Turner completes basic Air Force training in Texas

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman Trevor A. Turner recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

    Turner 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.

  • Mowery attends Hoosier Boys State, serves as city clerk

     

    TELL CITY – Jacob Mowery of Tell City was selected to attend Hoosier Boys State this year for Tell City Junior Senior High School.

    He attended the week of June 14 through 19. While there, he was elected to the position of city clerk for Baker City in Werner County.