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  • TCHS spaghetti dinner, silent auction planned for Saturday, Jan. 24

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Junior Senior High School Renaissance Leadership class will host a spaghetti dinner and silent auction Saturday, Jan. 24, in the Red Apple Inn before the boys junior-varisty and varsity basketball games.  
    Tickets for the dinner are $8 per meal and will include a serving of baked spaghetti catered by The Post, a side salad, a 20 oz. bottled drink and dessert.  
    Dinner will be served from 4:30 until 7 p.m.

  • Financial-aid workshop set for Jan. 22 at Perry Central

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School will host a financial aid workshop for seniors and their parents at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, in the high school library.
    Guest speaker Casey Trela of Ivy Tech will explain procedures for completing the Federal Application For Student Aid forms and answer questions seniors or parents may have.  
    Filing the FAFSA is required for consideration for financial assistance for all colleges and some scholarships.

  • Young three-time recipient of UK’s dean’s list honors

    TELL CITY – The University of Kentucky has announced that Elizabeth Jane Young has been named to the Dean’s List for the last three semesters.
    To be named to the Dean’s List a student must earn a grade-point average between a 3.6 to 4.0.
    Young is double majoring in biology and anthropology.
    She is the daughter of Theresa (Young) Kirchner of Evansville and Robert Young of Tell City.
    She is the granddaughter of Orville and Jane DeWitt of Hawesville, Ky., and Martha Young of Cloverport.

  • Girl Scout with Perry County ties earns highest Gold Award

    EVANSVILLE – Michaela Kunkler, a 16-year-old sophomore at Mater Dei High School in Evansville, recently completed requirements for the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can achieve.
    Kunkler is the daughter of William and Julia (Schank) Kunkler of Evansville, both previously of Perry County. She is the granddaughter of Larry and Margaret Schank of Cannelton and Jerome and Marlene Kunkler of Tell City.

  • William Tell Elementary students showcase Marksmen pride

    William Tell Elementary students received a special Christmas gift this year from the Parent-Teacher Organization – Tell City Marksmen T-shirts.  The students exceeded their fundraiser sales goal and the additional money was used to purchase the shirts. On Friday, Jan. 2, the students and staff members, all wearing their T-shirts, gathered in the gymnasium for a school photo. See this picture and more on Tell City-Troy Township School Corp.’s Facebook page or follow the Marksmen on Twitter @WeAreMarksmen.

  • Pet of the Week

    LUIGI is a 7- or 8-year-old neutered and completely up-to-date feist mix boy who is very scared in the noisy shelter.
    He is a very sweet, gentle little guy who is completely kennel-trained and housebroken. He gets along wonderfully with other animals and enjoys lying on his pet bed cuddled up in a blanket, chewing on rawhide treats and going for the occasional walk.

  • Cannelton looks ahead to Friday's homecoming

    CANNELTON – Cannelton High School’s homecoming will be held Friday, Jan. 16, at the Cannelton Community Center before the varsity game against South Central High School.
    Homecoming ceremonies will start at 5:30 p.m. Queen and king candidates are Melissa Clausen, Nakisha Lillpop, Skye Thompson, Bryce Garrett and Jayden Morris.

  • Perry Central king and queen candidates ready for Friday's homecoming

    LEOPOLD  – The 2014-15 Perry Central basketball homecoming ceremony will be held between games of the boys varsity-junior varsity basketball game vs. Southridge Friday, Jan. 16.
    The junior varsity game will begin at 5:30 p.m. Senior students selected the queen and king candidates and the high-school student body chose the queen and king.
    Queen candidates are Euriah Bryant, Hannah Edwards and Jordan Sprinkle. King candidates are Evan Adkins, Devin Martin and Josh Taylor.

  • Southern Indiana Power seeks grant applications


    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Power announces that its Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Feb. 16, with disbursement in March.

    Applications are available in the Southern Indiana Power office and on our website at www.sinpwr.com.

    Simply click on the Forms tab and then the Operation Round Up application link. Due to the possible volume there will be no blank applications mailed.

  • Community groups share more than $69,000 in foundation grants





    TELL CITY – The Perry County Community Foundation awarded $69,968.64 in discretionary grants during its annual grant award luncheon held Jan. 16 at Evangelical United Church of Christ. Donor-advised, agency and designated grants were also recognized.

    This past year a total of

    $82,493.87 was distributed through those funds.

    The event recognized community organizations who are making a difference in the community, said Grant Committee Chairwoman Jane Efinger-Hayden.