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Education

  • Painting Day

    The children of Lincoln Hills Development Corp. North Perry Head Start had a fun time painting corn hole boxes to use. Each box was unique in design. Pictured painting legs for the boxes are, from left, Lanie Mullis, and Dusty Roberts. Painting on the right side of the picture is Curry Parker and Skyler Wilkerson.
     

  • Dauby to receive Ph.D May 7

    PERRY COUNTY – Jason Paul Dauby, son of Paul and Janet Dauby, will receive his doctorate in systems engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology Saturday.

    He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Evansville in May 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and then his master’s degree in engineering management at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in May 2005.

  • Learning about St. Patty’s Day

    The Explorer group of the Tell City Leprechauns 4-H club recently learned about St. Patrick’s Day and some interesting facts about space in recent meetings. They made Leprechauns crowns and comets.
     

  • Braunecker elected Mu Omicron Chapter president

    TELL CITY – Jacob Braunecker was elected president of the Mu Omicron Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi at Indiana State University in Terre Haute.

    Alpha Kappa Psi, recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders, is chartered at more than 300 campuses in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom and has more than 228,000 initiated members worldwide.

  • Winners named in 23rd annual writing contest

    PERRY COUNTY – Ivan Bland IV, a junior at Perry Central High School, and Jordan Kemp, a sixth grade student at Chrisney Elementary, were selected as first place winners in the 23rd Annual Writing Contest sponsored by Southern Hills Counseling Center and the Friends of Southern Hills.

    Bland and Kemp received checks for $250 and plaques recognizing their winning stories.

  • CHS to host Holocaust remembrance event

    CANNELTON – The freshmen English and world history classes of Cannelton High School invite the Perry County community to “A Holocaust Day of Remembrance, as part of the National Days of Remembrance.”
    “Justice and Accountability in the Face of Genocide: What Have We Learned?” will be presented in the Cannelton Community Center at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 as part of the event. The community is invited to attend and remember the victims, survivors and liberators of The Holocaust, and work to stop the ongoing threat of genocide in the world.

  • Tots Lots visits county animal clinic

  • Cannelton students spruce up grounds

    Cannelton elementary students Noah Morrow, Isaac Corley, Samantha Clair and Cassie Bishop spruce up their school grounds. Perry County Community Foundation’s Learning to Give program endorses giving back to the community. All students in preschool through fifth grade helped with the project. Plants and mulch were purchased through the grant.
     

  • Planting with a Master

    Master Gardner Lynn Rice instructed Cannelton city schools Healthy Minds-Healthy After School Program.

    Rice was assisted by personnel from the Purdue Extension Agency. They planted bib and butter lettuce, radishes, onion sets and broccoli. Students were instructed on soil preparation, proper watering and planting procedures, growing times and climate zones. Healthy Minds-Healthy Bodies is sponsored by the Perry County Substance Abuse Committee through a grant.
     

  • Junior Achievement of Perry County wins economic-education grant

    PERRY COUNTY – Junior Achievement of Perry County announced that it has received a grant to empower area high-school students to acquire skills that will enable them to determine their future economic success, thanks to a sponsorship of MetLife Foundation.
    Junior Achievement of Perry County is one of only 16 JA operations worldwide to receive this year’s MetLife Foundation grant to support the implementation of JA Exploring Economics.