• Hahus awarded prestigious Indiana teaching fellowship

    INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence has recognized the selection of fellows in two programs designed to bring new skills and leadership to some of Indiana’s highest-need schools — and to make the state’s best schools more internationally competitive.

    The first-ever class of Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellows in Education Leadership and the 2014 class of Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows have been named by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, which administers both programs.

  • Cannelton math whizzes

    Cannelton elementary school recently held its annual math bowl.

    Pictured are the winners from grades two through five. In the front row from left to right are first place winners Jhett Garrett, fourth grade and Carter Vogt, second grade; and Alexis Blake, second grade, third place.

    In the back row are Daniel Applegate fifth grade, second place; Gavin Melton, third grade, second place; and Devyn Powers, fourth grade, third place.

  • Perry County women honored with Girl Scout awards

    PERRY COUNTY - Girl Scouts in Perry County recently presented service-unit-level awards to two Perry County volunteers.

    The Shining Star Award recognizes adult volunteers who inspire, motivate and support other volunteers.

    It went to Sam Hess, who has been active with Girl Scouts for more than 10 years.

  • Students from Powers Martial Arts excel in competitions

    Students from Powers Martial Arts located at New Directions Health and Fitness Club in Tell City competed in two big tournaments the same day May 17.

    Eddie Duke, 57, who trains in Tai Chi, competed at The Elite Open in Richmond, Ky. He won first place in weapon forms and second place in forms to qualify to compete at the International Martial Arts festival on Aug. 15-17 in Florida on ESPN3.

  • Public employees recognized for service

    In honor of Public Service Recognition Week, May 11-17, Tell City Mayor Barbara Ewing presents a signed mayoral proclamation to Forest Fire Management Officer Terry Severson Friday during a gathering of present and former U.S. Forest Service employees.

    The proclamation states Americans are served daily by public servants at the federal, state, county and city levels; work to keep our nation working; include military personnel, police officers, firefighters, health care professionals, teachers, scientists and countless other occupations.

  • 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.