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  • Lincoln drama a priority for 2016 bicentennial

    LINCOLN CITY – State officials announced the Lincoln State Park Amphitheatre will not host the drama, “A. Lincoln: Pioneer Tale,” this year as the state will contract a new management company to take over the production.

  • PC teacher named Peabody Energy Leader in Education

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School teacher Mary Jo Hagedorn didn’t know what was happening Monday when administrators wheeled a cake into her Spanish I class. She soon found the good news. She had been named a Peabody Energy Leader in Education for the 2014-15 school year. Along with the thrill, she was awarded $1,000 for her dedication and commitment to students.

  • Opening day
  • Diplomas ready for 83 Perry Central High School seniors

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

    LEOPOLD – The stirring strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” will echo inside the gymnasium walls at Perry Central High School Sunday, where 83 seniors are expected to receive their diplomas during a 2 p.m. commencement ceremony.

    After the processional and national anthem, Class of 2015 President Euriah Bryant will issue a hearty welcome to classmates, family members and friends.

  • Cannelton High School seniors to receive diplomas Saturday

    By TRINA SEVERSON

    Feature Writer

     

    CANNELTON – This Saturday, seniors of Cannelton High School’s Class of 2015 will reach one of life’s big milestones: they’ll walk across a stage, shake hands with administrators and teachers and accept their hard-earned high-school diplomas.

    At the helm of this group of graduates are Valedictorian Jayden Thomas Morris and Salutatorian Nakisha Lillpop. The two will address their classmates during commencement speeches at this weekend’s ceremony.

  • TCHS Class of 2015 graduating Friday

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

    TELL CITY – Tell City High School’s graduating class of 2015 will be greeted Friday with commencement addresses from Valedictorian Warren G. Jarboe and Salutatorian James. M. Waninger.

    The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in the Bryan Taylor Sports Arena.

    Warren Garrett Jarboe

    Jarboe, the son of Gregory and Ronica Jarboe, will speak about the process of finding one’s self and showcasing who you are as an individual.

  • News in Brief; May 21

    Crawford County hosting District 9 Farm Bureau summer picnic

     

    CRAWFORD COUNTY – Indiana Farm Bureau will host the annual District 9 summer picnic from 3 to 7 p.m. EDT Saturday, June 13, at the Crawford County Fairgrounds, located at 1095 State Road 66 in Marengo.

  • Bicentennial Torch Relay torchbearer nominations sought

    INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development announced the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay is now accepting torchbearer nominations from the public. Torchbearer nominations recognize Hoosiers who demonstrate exceptional public service, excellence in their profession, acts of heroism or volunteer service to their neighborhood, community, region or state.

  • JFK Pool to open June 3

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open at noon Wednesday, June 3, for the summer season.

    Hours for opening day only will be from noon to 5 p.m.

    Regular pool hours for the remainder of the season will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

    Admission is $3 per person for anyone over 4 and older. Children 4 and younger are admitted for free.

    Pool passes are available at city hall or at the pool. Cost is $50 for a book of 20 passes.

  • Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars post plan holiday-weekend tributes

    PERRY COUNTY – Monday we will observe Memorial Day, a day to reflect and honor the many soldiers who served our country and protected our freedom. 

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased area veterans, including service members killed during active duty, will take place Sunday and Monday, May 24 and 25.