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Education

  • Tell City Fall Homecoming candidates announced

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School student council is proud to sponsor this year’s homecoming ceremony. The event will be Friday, Sept. 23, before the school’s football game against Southridge.

    The ceremony will begin at approximately 6 p.m., with the game beginning at 6:30 p.m. The crown carriers are Kate Noble, daughter of Lisa and Jeremy Noble, and Ty Chestnut, son of Jennifer and Lee Chestnut.

  • Students of the Month honored at Perry Central
  • PCMH, health department to offer vaccination clinics at all area schools

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital and the Perry County Health Department will be teaming up to provide vaccination clinics at William Tell Elementary, Perry Central Community School Corp., Cannelton City Schools and Tell City High School during the month of September.

    This partnership was developed to meet the direct needs of our community. 

  • Perry Central Fall Homecoming candidates announced

    LEOPOLD – The 2016 Perry Central Football Homecoming Ceremony will be held at halftime of the varsity football game vs. Tecumseh on Friday evening, Sept. 16. Game time is 7 p.m.

    Their fellow senior classmates selected the queen and king candidates.  The entire high school student body chose the queen and king.

    The queen candidates are as follows:

  • Stepping Stones Preschool open house Monday

    LEOPOLD – Prospective students and family are invited to visit Stepping Stones Preschool’s fall open house on Monday, Aug. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. Located at 18020 Lafayette St., in Leopold, in the lower level of the St. Augustine Parish Hall Building. Guests can meet the staff and tour the facility.

    Stepping Stones Preschool offers Extended Care for children needing early drop-off or late pickup, or both.

    The program also includes guest speakers, community readers, reading incentive program, field trips and family events.

  • Harpenau awarded by Daviess County
  • Hackbarth awarded grant to conduct research in Poland

    TELL CITY – Ryan Hackbarth has been awarded a U.S. Fulbright Research Grant to conduct research in West Pomerania, Poland. During his 10 month visit, Hackbarth will study sedimentation and land use along the Odra River under the guidance of Dr. Ryszard Ewertowski of the West Pomerania University of Technology. Hackbarth hopes that his research will lead to a better understanding of how human use impacts erosion and river health. In addition to working as a scholar in the scientific community, Hackbarth will also serve as a cultural ambassador while abroad.

  • Acting out bullying at William Tell Elementary
  • Backpack program begins a new year

    LOUANN OBERHAUSEN

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    As the new school year begins again, the Perry County Weekend Backpack Program will soon be sending bags of food home each Friday in the backpacks of students who come from homes where food is insufficient or sometimes unavailable.

    For the last five years, St. Paul Ministry of Charity has overseen this program to ensure that our children in Perry County don’t go hungry.

  • Classes to begin soon at Ivy Tech in TC

    TELL CITY – The Ivy Tech Tell City Instructional Center will begin its fall semester on Monday, Aug. 22. The site offers courses in many different areas of study such as business, healthcare and welding.

    Ivy Tech offers a college education at an affordable cost close to home. Students can pursue an Ivy Tech degree to prepare for an in-demand, high-paying job in two years or less, or as a smart start to a bachelor’s degree. Ivy Tech offers certificates, technical certificates, associate of applied science and associate degrees.