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Education

  • 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.

  • Perry Childcare celebrates one year of service

    PERRY COUNTY – Nearly two years of planning, four operational child care rooms, a volunteer board of directors, and a skilled staff have culminated into one successful year in operation for Perry Child Care. “It’s been a lot of fun and a great success,” said Director Jennifer Bryant. “We are looking forward to many more years and serving many more families.”

  • Tell City Fall Homecoming candidates announced

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior-Senior High School student council is proud to sponsor this year’s homecoming ceremony. The event will be Friday, Sept. 23, before the school’s football game against Southridge.

    The ceremony will begin at approximately 6 p.m., with the game beginning at 6:30 p.m. The crown carriers are Kate Noble, daughter of Lisa and Jeremy Noble, and Ty Chestnut, son of Jennifer and Lee Chestnut.