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Education

  • Wellness activities at Tell City High School

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School invites the public to join the following wellness activities available at the school. These activities are paid for through the school’s Welborn Baptist Heroes grant and are free of charge.
    When attending any of the sessions, remember to check in at the office. If you are swimming, take your own towel as they are not provided.
    If you have any questions, call Chris Page at the junior-senior high school at 547-3131.

  • Family fun night at Early Head Start

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start invites the public to attend a family fun night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Early Head Start Center, 321 Ninth Street, Tell City.
    Breanne Walsh of Everbody’s Fun & Fitness Center will be the guest speaker and the topic will be “Making exercise fun.” A luau with snacks, games and prizes will follow. The event will be open to parents and children birth to 3 years old.
    For more information or to RSVP, contact Kelly Luker at (812) 619-1842.

  • Ramsey earns bachelor’s degree in public affairs

    TELL CITY – Adam Christopher Ramsey graduated May 4 from Indiana University-Bloomington’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

    He received a bachelor-of-science degree in public affairs.
    Ramsey is a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School. He is the son of Chris and Karen Ramsey of Tell City and the grandson of Guy Neil and  LaVerne Ramsey and Emma Jean Paulin, all of Tell City, and the late Charles L. Paulin.
    He plans to pursue a career in development.

  • Purdue confers degrees following spring semester

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University awarded about 7,100 degrees to students following the spring semester.

  • Education Notes, Sept. 5

    Arnold studies abroad at U of E’s British campus
    EVANSVILLE – University of Evansville student Jessica Arnold of Cannelton will spend the fall 2013 semester studying abroad at Harlaxton College, UE’s British campus near Grant-ham, England.
    Arnold, who is majoring in history, is among 156 students who began classes Sept. 2 at Harlaxton, housed in a 120-room Victorian manor in the East Midlands countryside.

  • James earns associate’s degree from Illinois Central College

    EAST PEORIA, Ill. – Brian Thomas James of Leopold graduated from Illinois Central College, East Peoria, with an associate’s degree in applied science.
    More than 1,100 students met the graduation requirements to participate in the spring 2013 ceremony held May 18 in the ICC Cougar-Plex on the East Peoria campus.

  • Purdue students recognized for academic achievements, dean’s list

    WEST LAFAYETTE – About 13,600 Purdue University students earned semester honors for the spring 2013 semester.
    To earn semester honors, students must be attending at least half-time, have at least a 3.5 semester grade point average and at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average.
    Local students earning semester honors include Andrew Helming of Birdseye, Ian Hahus of Branchville, Kaitlyn Poehlein of Tobinsport, Tory Coyle of Cannelton, Megan Kloeck of Saint Meinrad, Kory Fischer of Birdseye, Alexandra Bashor of Branchville and Neal Goffinet of Tell City.

  • Grant applications being taken for Operation Round Up fund

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Operation Round Up is becoming a very successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects.      
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Sept. 17.  Disbursement will take place in October.    

  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards grant to Cannelton City Schools

    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded grants to support youth literacy programs to Cannelton City Schools in Cannelton in the amount of $3,200.

  • KWC announces names of dean’s, president’s list students

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the names of local students earning spots on the dean’s and president’s lists at the college.
    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12 hours. The president’s list honors superior academic achievement.
    To be eligible, students must attain a 4.0 grade point average while carrying at least 12 hours.