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  • Schools request state assistance applications to be filed online

    TELL CITY – School officials request anyone who intends to apply for state assistance for a child or children to do so prior to the first day of school, which will allow online applications to be processed prior to the start of the school year.

    Starting this school year, parents must apply for state assistance online through Harmony access.

    Applications can be entered in the privacy of the parent’s or guardian’s own home.

  • William Tell Elementary kindergarten through sixth grade student supply list

    TELL CITY – Students of William Tell Elementary will need to have the following supplies for the 2014-15 school year.

    • Kindergarten: washable markers, white glue,play-dough, 2 lg. pink pearl erasers, 2 family size boxes of tissues, 4 pack dry erase markers, box Crayola crayons 24 count, 1-inch binder with clear plastic cover, box of resealable bags-quart; Girls bring, box of Resealable bags-gallon, Boys bring, Lysol wipes and hand sanitizer.

  • Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. 2014-15 bus route information

    TELL CITY - The Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. continues to support  the city of Tell City’s “get healthy” initiative and will again have walking areas for students in grades seven through 12 within the city of Tell City.

    There will be no seven through 12th grade school bus services for students that live within approximately five blocks of the junior-senior high school.

  • State immunization requirements for 2014-15 school entry

    TELL CITY – When a child enrolls in a school corporation for the first time, or any subsequent time and at any level, parents or guardians must show either that the student has been immunized or that a current religious or medical objection is on file.

    Parents must provide the school corporation with complete immunization records prior to the beginning of the school year. Minimum immunization requirements for student enrolled:

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  • Back-to-school kids’ fest Aug. 6; classes begin Aug. 11

    CANNELTON — Registration for Cannelton Elementary students will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 and from 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 at the Myers Grade School cafeteria for grades prekindergarten through fifth grade.

    A back-to-school kids’ fest for students entering prekindergarten to fifth grade only will be held in the William Bennett Early Learning Center at 411 Washington Street in Cannelton from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5.

  • Back-to-school information for William Tell Elementary

    TELL CITY – Parents and guardians of children in kindergarten through grade six may pay book rental fees and update student information either online starting Aug. 4 or at William Tell Elementary from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 or from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 5-7.

    Textbook rental fees will vary according to grade level. A complete list of book rental fees and supply lists appears in an ad below. Bus routes appear on Page 11B of today’s edition. All information is also online at www.tellcity.kl2.in.us.

  • Horse Show honors veterans

    The Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club hosted a Fun Horse Show June 28. The club honored several local veterans during a presentation of the American flag and the flags of the Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force.

    Pictured are the Southern Indiana Draft Horse and Mule Association was in attendance with a team of mules pulling a covered wagon, owned and driven by Jim Stevens. Nine veterans rode in the wagon, including Jim Stevens, Bob Pfeifer, Marshall “Doc” Terry, Mike Hess, Dave Michel, Jon Michel, Leroy Nugent, Gary Daunhaur and Chris Linne.

  • Legion seeks new members

    TELL CITY – Tell City American Legion Post 213 is looking for new members who have served honorably in the armed forces, National Guard or the Reserves. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month. For more information, call Kevin Brinksneader at (812) 547-4118 or the post at (812) 547-8201.

  • Indiana Cotton Mill provided livelihoods, stability for Cannelton, Perry County

    From the beginning of its existence, the Indiana Cotton Mill held a position in the community that provided both income and stability for our Perry County ancestors. It contributed work and housing to entire families for generations. The mill also, in some cases, rendered ways for mothers like Mary Frances “Fanny” Fishback and Mary “Molly” Yager another means of being able to keep their families together once their spouses were no longer there to provide support for the family.