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Education

  • Rowe named to WKU’s president’s scholar

    TELL CITY – Andyn Rowe of Tell City was named to the spring 2013 Western Kentucky University’s president’s scholar list.

    She is a nursing major and a 2011 graduate of Tell City High School.
    Rowe is the daughter of Jason and Rachael Rowe of Tell City.

  • Goffinet earns degree from Purdue

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Neal Goffinet graduated with a bachelor’s degree in natural resources and environmental science and a minor in soil science from Purdue University May 11.

    He has accepted a position with Bernardin Lochmueller and Associates, Inc. out of Evansville as an environmental scientist. 
    Goffinet is the son of David and Jane Goffinet, and the grandson of Bill and Dolores Goffinet and Larry and Ann Manley, all of Tell City.

  • Openings in 3-year-old class at Stepping Stones

    LEOPOLD — Stepping Stones Pre-school, located in the St. Augustine Catholic Church Parish Hall basement, is accepting registrations for the 2013-14 school year.
    The preschool seeks to provide a positive educational experience for 3- and 4-year-olds, preparing them for elementary school.

  • GED testing available at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
    Two evenings are required for completion of the entire set and pre-registration is mandatory. Test sessions are not available in July due to summer break. But will be offered on a first-come, first serve basis Aug. 6 and Aug. 13.
    Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency. The cost is $70 for the complete examination.

  • South Perry Head Start’s day at the quarry

    The children of South Perry Head Start Classroom 2 discussed spring, weather and recycling in April. The students invited special role models to go on a field trip to Mulzer Tower Quarry during the month. While there, they explored a loader with tires taller than themselves.

  • Playground fun

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day out in the park recently.

    Pictured are Melissa Tanner and Alexzander Gieseke having fun on the playground equipment. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842 or 547-4850 Ext. 113.
     

  • Noble earns degree from Indiana University

    TELL CITY – Lindsey Marie Noble of Tell City recently graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington.

    She graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s in psychology and minors in biology and human development and family studies.
    While attending Indiana University, Noble was a member of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity and assisted in the Cognitive Development Research Lab.
    She participated in the Milestones Incredible Years Program working with children with behavioral disorders.

  • Openings in 3-year-old class at Stepping Stones

    LEOPOLD — Stepping Stones Preschool, located in the St. Augustine Catholic Church Parish Hall basement seeks to provide a positive educational experience for 3- and 4-year-olds, preparing them for elementary school.
    Each week your child will be introduced to a new letter of the alphabet, with each letter will be a theme involving games, hands-on activities, arts and crafts, songs and writing activities to enrich your child’s cognitive, physical, creative and social-emotional development. Each month children will be introduced to a new color, shape and number.

  • Local high-school student attend program at U.S. Naval Academy

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The U.S. Naval Academy invited a select group of approximately 2,550 young men and women from around the nation and abroad to attend the Naval Academy Summer Seminar program this year. Sydney Ann Goffinet, a student at Perry Central Junior-Senior High School, will participate in the 2013 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program.

  • Chrisney HS 1956

    The Chrisney High School Class of 1956 held its 57th reunion at the Patio in Tell City June 1 with 15 classmates present.

    They are, in the front from the left, Charlotte (Fleischman) Weber, Marjorie (Graham) Mullem, Marie (Rhoades) Kundard and Marjorie (Taylor) Price. In the second row are Ruth (Hall) Terry, Judy (Engelbrecht) Sweeney, Barbara (Shourds) Woelfl and Laverne (Hughes) Williams. In the back are Kenny Phillips, Jim Shelby, Glen Meyer, Jim Stevens SR, Earl Sibrel, Loren Atkinsons, Ralph Davis and Ronnie McDowell.