• 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.

  • 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.