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Education

  • Perry Central Elementary honor rolls released

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

    Third-grade distinguished: Cooper Brown, Samantha Guillaume, Logan Hall, Graison Hayes, Tayler Hill, Colton Jamniczky, Lance Kern, Tyler Kleaving, Kyra Leinenbach, Gloria Sommer, Ethan Stater, Mackenzie Straneva and Luke Zellers.

  • Cannelton Junior-Senior High School honor rolls

    Cannelton Junior-Senior High School has released its honor rolls for the first grading period of the first term of the 2016-17 school year.

     

    Grade 6 high honor roll: Gavin Melton.

    Grade 6 honor roll: Kendall Hale, Logan Larsen and Haylee Sturgeon.

    Grad 6 honorable mention: Elayna Blair and Cody Kempf.

    Grade 7 high honor roll: Janessa Sturgeon.

    Grade 7 honor roll: Jhett Garrett, Kyra Hemmings, Dylan Persohn, Devyn Powers and Austin Wiseman.

    Grade 7 honorable mention: Logan Bishop and Maggie Dawson.

  • High school students invited to learn all about trains

     

    PERRY COUNTY – A unique opportunity awaits a few lucky youth in grades 9-12 who are interested learning about the importance of the Hoosier Southern Railroad to Perry County. On Wednesday, Oct. 26 a limited number of youth can participate in a Railroad Adventure where they will will get a behind the scenes tour of the Perry County Port Authority, Hoosier Southern Railroad, and the Tell City River Port, and get to drive the train. 

  • Perry Central students honored
  • Junior achievement
  • Perry Central attends IU Band Day
  • Royalty of the fall
  • Marksmen Homecoming

    Maddi Kellems, daughter of Patti Coyle, and Logan Gaynor, grandson of Barbara and Donald Coogle, took the queen and king titles at Tell City’s fall homecoming ceremony Sept. 23, before Tell City’s game against Southridge.

  • Gentry begins medical school

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Zachary Louis Gentry, son of Chad and Michele (Heitkemper) Gentry of Vestavia Hills, Ala., began medical school in July at the University of Alabama Birmingham.

    There were 3,800 applicants to the university. After first interviews, that number was reduced to 400. Following a second interview, only 186 were accepted.

    Gentry received his white coat Aug. 14 in an impressive ceremony at the university.

    He is a May 2016 graduate of Vanderbilt University.

  • 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.