Today's News

  • Chinn to receive ISU fellowship

    TELL CITY – Indiana State University’s inaugural cohort has accepted Andy Chinn, a Dubois Middle School science teacher, for the Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellows in Education Leadership.

    Focusing on a combination of business and education skills is the aim of the MBA in Education Leadership. These skills are to prepare a new generation of leaders to improve Indiana’s education system. Leadership, finance, human resources and organizational change are all education-focused topics within the curriculum.

  • Student with Perry County ties graduates medical school

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Dr. Kathryn Elizabeth Howa graduated, with honor, from the Des Moines, Iowa Medical School Saturday, May 21, 2016.

    She will intern at the National Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, beginning June 24. Dr. Howa is the daughter of Adib and Randa Wahl Howa of Newburgh and the granddaughter of Gloria Wahl of Cannelton.

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  • Community Events; June 23

    Lunch and Learn event today


    TELL CITY – The Villas will host a Lunch and Learn session Thursday, June 23, at noon at the Villa Club House. Adaptive Healthcare representatives will discuss services Adaptive delivers in comprehensive home care solutions for the community.

    Adaptive will also hold a free blood-pressure clinic from 9 to 10:30 a.m., prior to the Lunch and Learn.

  • Perry Central Elementary releases final 2015-16 honor rolls

    Perry Central Elementary School has released its honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks and the second semester of the 2015-16 school year.


    Fourth grading period


    Grade 3 distinguished honor roll: Thomas Edwards, Autumn Frye, Molly Goffinet, Aubreigh Gogel, Rylie Horrom, Landen Hubert, Trista Jones, Hunter Kellems, Allison Meyer, Teyah Mullis, Atticus Park, Celena Peter, Beau Schaad, Savannah Schaad, Naomie Schultz, Hunter Smith, Caleb VanWinkle, Gavin Wallace, Julia Walsh, Savannah Whistle and Cole Yeager.

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  • Tell City hosts annual honor program; 160 students recognized

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School recently hosted its annual honor program. There were 160 students recognized at the program, which was held in the school auditorium.

    Principal, Brad Ramsey welcomed students, parents and invited guests. He also shared some of the highlights of the year, including being named a 4 Star School, record setting test scores, the graduation rate climbing higher than ever and being awarded an A rating by the Indiana Department of Education.

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  • Hoosier Girls State delegates attend educational session

    PERRY COUNTY – Payton Emmons, daughter of Jason and Cindy Emmons; Sarah Lutgring, daughter of Lisa Lutgring and Jon Lutgring; and Tylar Williams, daughter of Dave and Lisa Williams, were selected by the Perry County American Legion Auxiliary Unit 213 to attend the 75th annual session of Hoosier Girls State. It began June 19, and will run through June 25, on the campus of Trine University in Angola.