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  • Kentucky CPA Society seeks applicants for summer program

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants is taking applications now through Feb. 28 for its tuition-free summer business camp program for high school juniors and seniors.

    Held June 14-18 at Bellarmine University’s campus in Louisville, selected students will stay on campus and learn the basics of business and accounting in a hands-on, interactive format.

    Tuition, room and board, materials, meals, books, tours and activities at the camp are all provided free to selected participants.

  • Author visits Oakwood

    Residents and visitors at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City enjoyed hearing Pastor Charles Areson share his story behind writing and publishing his first children’s book, “The Bee In The Blackberry Bush” dedicated to his daughter, Elizabeth.  Pictured is Areson with Oakwood resident Alice Kiesel.

  • Moose Lodge gives back

    On behalf of Tell City Moose Lodge 1424, Rick May, governor of the lodge, presents a check for $200 to Kiwanis members Rebecca Fenn, and Jan Sprinkle, for their annual Christmas basket project. The donation was made possible through a cooperative effort of the local Moose lodge and the Indiana 8th District Moose Association.

  • Silvesternacht activities provide fun, keep kids safe, active

    During the third-annual Silvesternacht Dec. 31, Tell City Junior-Senior High School once again hosted a variety of New Year’s Eve activities for youngsters, including supervised swimming, games and movies.

    Activities were offered for all age groups.

    Here, kids try their hands at mini-putt, hula-hoops and a game of basketball.

  • Next guided hike along Hemlock Cliffs trail planned for Jan. 17

    PERRY COUNTY – The next Perry County Parks and Recreation Department hike is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 17, at Hemlock Cliffs. Below is the schedule for the remainder of the winter hiking season.

    Saturday, Jan. 17

    8:30 a.m.

    Hemlock Cliffs

    2 miles or 5 miles

    Meet at Indiana 37 and

    Indiana 62 at St. Croix

    Saturday, Jan. 31

    8:30 a.m.

    Mogan Ridge M (7 miles)

    Meet at highway garage

    Indiana 37 and Indiana 70

  • Goal realized

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  • Commissioners hope to see large turnout at public visioning event

    PERRY COUNTY – The next phase of a Perry County Comprehensive Planning Project is a public visioning workshop scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Perry Central High School.

  • Dual-bicentennial display

    A display commemorating the bicentennials of Indiana and Perry County is on view in the lobby of the courthouse.

    Sponsored by Waupaca, the right side is a county-shaped puzzle whose last piece was carried to the Schergens Center and added to the display at the end of a 200-mile relay race. The race was part of the local celebration Nov. 1 at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

    Participants in that event signed the back of the structure.

    The county marked its 200-year anniversary in 2014 and the state’s will be observed in 2016.

  • Tri Kappa to offer variety of scholarships to graduating area students

    PERRY COUNTY – The state Tri Kappa organization will award a variety of $1,000 scholarships to college students throughout Indiana in the spring.

    Debra Neyhouse, vice president and scholarship chair of the Epsilon Omega Chapter in Tell City, is currently seeking applicants for the following:

    • Twelve academic scholarships will be awarded and additional at large scholarships could be awarded dependent upon the funds available.

  • Purdue Extension, Perry Central FFA to offer ag workshops

    PERRY COUNTY – The public is invited to join Sara Dzimianski, extension educator for agriculture and natural resources and the Perry County FFA for a series of winter agriculture workshops coming up in the new year.

    Topics will include the U.S. Farm Bill, farm succession planning, pond management, beekeeping and more.

    Jan. 26 will be Perry County’s Extension Night and annual meeting.

    The event had been set for Nov. 17 but was snowed out. It will be held in the Perry Central Community School Cafetorium.