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Education

  • 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
  • Backpack program begins a new year

    LOUANN OBERHAUSEN

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    As the new school year begins again, the Perry County Weekend Backpack Program will soon be sending bags of food home each Friday in the backpacks of students who come from homes where food is insufficient or sometimes unavailable.

    For the last five years, St. Paul Ministry of Charity has overseen this program to ensure that our children in Perry County don’t go hungry.

  • Classes to begin soon at Ivy Tech in TC

    TELL CITY – The Ivy Tech Tell City Instructional Center will begin its fall semester on Monday, Aug. 22. The site offers courses in many different areas of study such as business, healthcare and welding.

    Ivy Tech offers a college education at an affordable cost close to home. Students can pursue an Ivy Tech degree to prepare for an in-demand, high-paying job in two years or less, or as a smart start to a bachelor’s degree. Ivy Tech offers certificates, technical certificates, associate of applied science and associate degrees.

  • Tell City Schools working to keep connected to alumni

    TELL CITY – Are you a Marksmen alumni? If so, Tell City High School Principal Brad Ramsey is asking for your contact information so he can communicate about how Tell City High School is doing. “Our Dear Old School has gone through some major changes recently while still adhering to the core values of excellent academic standards and extra-curricular pride,” he said. “We have been incredibly excited and proud to have received state and federal level academic recognition as an A-Rated and Four-Star School!”

  • Cannelton grad earns degree from Hanover

    CANNELTON – On the afternoon of May 28, 2016, Gary Biever was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hanover College. A 2012 graduate of Cannelton High School, Gary majored in philosophy served as an at-large representative of the class of 2016 in the student senate, president of the Hanover College pep band, vice president of the Hanover ballroom dance association, participated in interviews for vice president and dean of students position and worked with a committee overseeing a distribution of fees to student organizations.

  • Meunier graduates with cum laude honors

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Lauren Lynn Meunier, daughter of Matthew and Tracy (Peter) Meunier, formerly of Tell City, graduated from the University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in justice administration with a minor in psychology. She graduated with cum laude honors May 14, 2016.

    Lauren has been accepted to study law at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law beginning in the upcoming fall semester. She is the granddaughter of Paula and Albert Peter and Judith and Arthur Meunier of Tell City.