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Education

  • Local businesses offering rewards for good grades

    PERRY COUNTY – Three local businesses are reviving the practice of rewarding children who earn good grades. The surprise reward will be administered to the first 500 Perry County elementary students, which includes kindergarten through sixth grade, who pick up their prize at Everbody’s Fun and Fitness Center. The event will take place Wednesday and Thursday, May 25 and 26, from 3 to 7 p.m. and Friday, May 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. These three days are reserved for the first 500 Tell City, Perry Central and Cannelton students.

  • Murray State University grad honored with top computing award

    MURRAY, Ky. – Tell City High School graduate Anjan Kashyab, who received a bachelor’s degree Saturday from Murray State University, was recently named the recipient of the United Systems Outstanding Senior in Computer Information Systems Award for 2016.

    This award was sponsored by United Systems Company. In addition to a certificate and cash award, the name of the recipient is added to a plaque and displayed permanently in the CSIS office lobby.

  • Revelation of success, student awards in plenty
  • Moose Lodge scholarship winner announced

    TELL CITY – The winner of the 2016 Moose Lodge Scholarship is Tell City Junior-Senior High School senior Austin Groves.

    There is still an R. Robert Dale scholarship available to high school juniors. Applications for that scholarship are available at the Moose Lodge and are due by June 30.

  • Kimbril to perform with Colts Drum & Bugle Corps

    PERRY COUNTY –Joshua Kimbril of Tell City has been selected to perform as a member of the Colts Drum & Bugle Corps of Dubuque, Iowa.

    Approximately 350 young people audition for one of the 150 positions in the corps. This is Josh’s first year with the Colts.  He has attended weekend practice and conditioning camps in Dubuque, each month since November and is looking forward to officially moving in and beginning the tour over Memorial Day weekend.

  • New fall deadline for Lilly Community Scholarship

    PERRY COUNTY – The 2017 Perry County Lilly Endowment Community Scholar will be named in early December. Previous scholarship recipients were identified in March of the year they graduated from high school. The change affects the program for all Indiana community foundations.

  • State champs
  • TC senior wins automotive skills competition

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School Senior Andy Froehlich was the winner of the first annual Automotive Skills Competition at the Ivy Tech-Evansville Campus.

    Andy had to perform various hands-on skills to demonstrate his knowledge in the automotive field as well as take a written test to demonstrate his understanding.

    He was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Ivy Tech and $800 worth of Snap-On and NAPA tools.

  • Zoglman graduates with Bachelor in nursing
  • Paper mache show returns to Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Detailed characters and backdrops filled Perry Central Junior-Senior High School’s art room Monday.

    During a presentation to Perry Central fifth-graders, high school students read portions of the tails aloud to about 20 children. The youngsters moved from story to story, hearing the narrative illustrated by each paper mache scene.

    The Grimm Brothers’ stories covered in the presentation included Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, Sleeping Beauty, Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood.