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Education

  • Calling all future engineers

    BOONVILLE – Calling all future engineers. Purdue Extension invites youth in grades 6-8 to join us at the Warrick County 4-H Center in Boonville for the Boilermaker Blast. It will be a day of tinkering, building, and designing.

    Participants will experiment with different gadgets, robots, and kits to build and design new things. Boilermaker Blast will take place on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Community foundation offering scholarship opportunities

    PERRY COUNTY – Scholarship opportunities are available through the Perry County Community foundation’s community scholarship program.

    The program is made up of 28 scholarship funds, each with individual selection criteria and eligibility requirements.

    These opportunities were created by donors to provide Perry County students with opportunities for advanced education.

  • Next level scholars

    LEOPOLD –  Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has been awarded a prestigious recognition as an Early College High School. 

  • Local students make U of E dean’s list

    EVANSVILLE – The following local students earned a position on the University of Evansville Dean’s List for academic achievements during the fall semester 2016. To make the Dean’s List, a student at UE must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

    • Kayla Seifert of Tell City, majoring in visual communication design

    • Amber Schulthise of Tell City, majoring in English education

    • Hunter Sandage of Tell City, majoring in criminal justice

  • Perry Central winter homecoming 2017 candidates

    PERRY CENTRAL – The 2016-17 Perry Central Basketball Homecoming Ceremony will be held between games of the boys’ varsity/junior varsity basketball game vs. Southridge this Friday evening, Jan. 13. The junior varsity game begins at 5:30 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:

  • Early learning a public education success

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    PERRY COUNTY – Adding funding to expand preschool programs in public schools is a hot topic for legislators as they begin work in the general assembly. While fully funded programs may not be in the cards for the immediate future, the discussion does give opportunity to look at a few key components of what’s being asked.

  • Cannelton School Board reappoints two members

    By JAKE BETHEL

    Staff Writer

     

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton School Board convened a special meeting Thursday to reappoint members Cory Faulkenberg and Bill Garrett.

    Unslated on the November 2016 election ballot, there was some confusion among board members as to when their terms were up. However, the races were uncontested, allowing both members to retain their positions. The terms ended Dec. 31, 2016.

  • TC school board opens 2017 campaign

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – In their first session of 2017, the Tell City-Troy Township School Board of Trustees worked through a laundry list of agenda items to ring in the new year. While welcoming the newest member of the board, Tony Thomas, they also said goodbyes to another.

    The group ratified a resolution of appreciation honoring the service of out-going member Randy Cole, who did not seek re-election.

  • TC Schools earn AP excellence award

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – Students at Tell City Junior-Senior High have helped the school corporation earn a gleam of statewide, national and international spotlight. The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. was among 433 districts in the U.S. and Canada, and just one of 10 in Indiana, to be honored by the College Board as a member of the Annual AP District Honor Roll.

  • Shields for heroes