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Today's News

  • Schwartz on all-conference team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior guard Michael Schwartz was elected to the All-PLAC boys basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Schwartz, who finished third in the voting, was the only Commodore named to the 12-man team.
    “I thought with just two wins (in conference games) it would be tough for us to get two on the team,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    He added that another Commodore “got some votes.”

  • CCC preschool to host open house

    TELL CITY – Community Christian Church Preschool will host an open house and registration session from 9 a.m. to noon and an evening session from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at the school. Registration is open to the public for the 2015-16 school year.

  • Stepping Stones now enrolling, open house and book swap March 19

    LEOPOLD – Stepping Stones Preschool will host an open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19. Parents will have an opportunity to meet the staff, tour the facility and learn about the program.   
    During the event, kids and parents may participate in a book swap. Everyone is invited to take books no longer used to trade for other books.

  • William Tell science bowl team finishes seventh in state

    The William Tell Elementary Science Bowl team finished seventh in the state in their division. Pictured in the front row from the left are Hunter Beckort, Grace Gehlhausen, Valerie Kehl, Madison Baugh and Mattea Swaney. In the back row are Isaac Klueh, Kaden Chestnut, Nigel Kaiser, Bailee Johnson, Linden Froehlich and Maddie Rogers.

  • Perry Central students score high at Paoli math event

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central elementary school was one of 521 schools competing in the 19th annual Purdue University M.A.T.H. Bowl competition. Perry Central’s math team earned the first-place title in their division, first out of eight teams overall at the area competition and 38th out of 107 teams in the state in their class division.
    The competition was held Thursday, Feb. 26, at Throop Elementary in Paoli.

  • LHDC to host award winning columnist at 50th annual meeting

    TELL CITY – In conjunction with its 50th annual meeting April 20, Lincoln Hills Development Corp. will host award winning columnist Sharon Randall as the keynote speaker for the evening.  
    Randall is a columnist for Tribune News Services and her weekly column is distributed in more than 400 newspapers and some 6 million readers nationwide. A frequent speaker for conferences and fundraisers, she receives thousands of letters and emails each year from readers who connect with her stories.

  • Cannelton Class of 1964 celebrates 50th reunion
  • Cemetery report issued at Doolittle Mills; Tobinsport group meeting March 22

    Doolittle Mills releases cemetery report
    DOOLITTLE MILLS – The 2014 Doolittle Mills Cemetery fund report has been released. People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2014 were Steven Griffin, $200; Roger and Sherry Ball, $100; Roy and Shirley Mitchell, $50; Frances Belcher, $25; Russell Johnson, $50; Charlotte McKim, $100; Eva Underhill (CD), $3.78; Norma Thompson, $200; Norma Sturgeon, $200; Herschel DuPont (CD), $18.09, Nova Sturgeon, $100; and Rita Hammond, $25. Contributions for 2014 were $1,071.87 and expenses were $720.

  • Youth Conservation Corps hiring at Lincoln Boyhood

    SPENCER COUNTY – Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is accepting applications for the National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps program for the summer of 2015.
    The Youth Conservation Corps program is a well-balanced, work-learn-earn program, which develops an understanding and appreciation of the nation’s environment and heritage.  
    Administered by the National Park Service, the program offers gainful summer employment to young people in a healthful, outdoor atmosphere.

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    Week of March 16-20
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