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Education

  • Lasher commended by National Merit program

    TELL CITY – A Tell City High School senior has been commended in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

    The honor was recently announced for Shane Lasher, who will be presented a letter of recognition by Principal Brad Ramsey.

    About 34,000 students nationwide have received commendations through the program for their academic successes and future promise.

    Although they will not continue toward the National Merit Scholarship Award, those commended placed in the top 5 percent among the more than 1.6 million students in the competition.

  • Perry Childcare celebrates one year of service

    PERRY COUNTY – Nearly two years of planning, four operational child care rooms, a volunteer board of directors, and a skilled staff have culminated into one successful year in operation for Perry Child Care. “It’s been a lot of fun and a great success,” said Director Jennifer Bryant. “We are looking forward to many more years and serving many more families.”

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Students of the Month honored at Perry Central
  • 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