LEOPOLD – While the official student count by the state won’t take place for a few more weeks, Perry Central Community School officials are happy with a slight initial increase in enrollment that should lead to a small but important increase in state funding.
TELL CITY – When it comes to methods in combating bullying, “students need to hear that message and they need to hear it in different ways,” William Tell Elementary Principal Laura Noble said as she presented the Tell School Board with a review of the corporation’s Olweus anti-bullying program.
PERRY COUNTY – The Hoosier National Forest will lower the level of several of the Middle Fork lakes this summer to work on the dams. Indian, Saddle and Tipsaw Lakes are all scheduled to have routine work on the dams and valves.
Saddle Lake may begin to be draw downs this week. The other lakes should be done by the end of August. Work on the dams may be through September, depending on rain events.
Forest Engineer Brad Lidell explained that it takes two to three weeks to do the maintenance on each dam.
Since the day its first families disembarked from the Ohio River, Tell City has been special. Some talk of America’s exceptionalism. Tell City has been and is exceptional. It has stood head and shoulders above other planned communities in the Midwest.
TELL CITY – Like many of the men and women honored before her, this year’s Distinguished Citizen was filled with equal parts surprise and humility upon hearing the news that she had been chosen for the annual Schweizer Fest Award.
TELL CITY – Schweizer Fest, Tell City’s annual celebration of its Swiss-German heritage, will unfold this week with favorite activities from the past and new ones. Throw in rides, games, an expanded Main Street beer garden and four nights of music and you have all the ingredients for a big celebration.
TELL CITY – Scenic Lincoln Way is planning train excursions Friday and Saturday. Trains will depart the Tell City Depot on Tell City’s Seventh Street. Visit www.sceniclincolnway.org/events.html to purchase tickets online.
Tickets can also be purchased at the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau, located a 333 Seventh St. in Tell City. The CVB is located in the Tell City Depot.