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Education

  • Learn More about local skilled work, Ivy Tech partnership July 27

    TELL CITY – On July 27, area business, industry and community members will have an opportunity to learn more about how Ivy Tech Community College, the Perry County Business & Industrial Development Corp. and the Perry County Community Foundation, are working to provide a skilled workforce for the region.

    The “Trained & Ready” announcement will be at Ivy Tech’s Tell City site, at 10 a.m.

  • Perry Central Elementary releases second semester honor rolls

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has released its honor rolls for the second semester of the 2016-17 school year.

     

    Third-grade distinguished honor roll: Cooper Brown, Summer Guillaume, Logan Hill, Tayler Hill, Colton Jamniczky, Bo Johnson, Aleah Kellems, Lance Kern, Tyler Kleaving, Kyra Leinenbach, Mackenzie Straneva, Danaka Underhill, Mason Winter and Luke Zellers.

  • Perry Central releases fourth nine weeks honor roll for 2016-17 school year

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary School has released its honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year.

    Third-grade distinguished honor roll: Cooper Brown, Charles Guillaume, Summer Guillaume, Logan Hall, Victor Harpenau, Graison Hayes, Tayler Hill, Colton Jamniczky, Aleah Kellems, Hope Kellems, Lance Kern, Tyler Kleaving, Kyra Leinenbach, Mackenzie Straneva, Danaka Underhill, Trenton Wilbur, Mason Winter and Luke Zellers.

  • Back-to-school nights for Perry County schools

    PERRY COUNTY – School will be starting soon and to celebrate area schools will have their annual back-to-school cookouts. Each year, community organizations join in with school groups at a school readiness event at each of the three school corporations in Perry County to help families prepare their children for school.

    As well as the community information booths, there will be lots of fun activities, entertainment, free food and school supply giveaways.

  • Students graduate Ivy Tech’s Manufacturing Plus program

    TELL CITY – Having spent the past month immersed in learning manufacturing principles needed for 21st century jobs, seven students enrolled in Ivy Tech’s Southwest Indiana Manufacturing Plus program earned certificates of completion. During a graduation ceremony, the group provided a panel of industry human-resource and hiring managers examples of their work, with emphasis on lock-out, tag-out procedures, assembling drive motors and other common means used in warehouses and plants.

  • Harpe named Distinguished Principal

    GREENWOOD – Dr. Davin E. Harpe, principal of Sugar Grove Elementary School in Center Grove was selected as Indiana’s 2017 National Distinguished Principal.

    The National Association of Elementary School Principals established the program in 1984 to recognize and celebrate elementary and middle-level principals who set high standards for instruction, student achievement, character, and climate for the students, families, and staffs in their learning communities.

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  • Community Events; June 22

    Ohio Valley Tractor Club today

     

    BRANCHVILLE – The Ohio Valley tractor club will hold their next meeting this Thursday, June 22, at 7 p.m. at the Branchville Clubhouse.

     

    Leopold 175th planning session Wednesday

     

    LEOPOLD – The group planning the Leopold 175th celebration will hold an organizational meeting Wednesday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Leopold Park. The public is welcome.

     

  • Scales to attend journalism conference in nation’s capital

    FAIRFAX, Va. – Kacie Scales, a student at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, has been selected to represent Tell City as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2017 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University. The conference will be held July 9-14.

    Scales joins a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media. Scales was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies.

  • William Tell Elementary releases honor rolls for fourth nine weeks

    TELL CITY – William Tell Elementary School has released the honor rolls for its fourth nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year.