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Today's News

  • Perry Central to offer continuing education classes

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community Schools has released the schedule of continuing education classes to begin at the end of January.
    There will be a variety of classes being offered. The schedule and description of classes may be viewed online at www.pccs.k12.in.us.
    Registration forms may be picked up in the elementary or high school offices. Some classes have a $20 fee to enroll.
    Fitness courses are funded by Perry Central School Corp. and a Welborn Baptist HEROES grant and are free to participants.

  • Winter agriculture workshops to begin Jan. 27

    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.
    Topics will include the U.S. Farm Bill, farm succession planning, pond management, beekeeping and more.
    Workshops will be held in the agriculture building at Perry Central, co-hosted by the Perry Central FFA.

  • Orchid growing workshop planned for Jan. 20

    PERRY COUNTY – The Purdue Master Gardeners of Dubois, Perry and Spencer counties offer fun, educational events for the public. This is a program of the Purdue Extension Service.
    Events will be held the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. and will last approximately one hour. The location will vary depending on the program.  Programs are free unless otherwise noted.
    Growing Gorgeous Orchids will be held Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 6 p.m. at Spencer County 4-H Center, Hwy 70 in Chrisney.

  • School menues for the week of Jan. 19-23

    Week of January 19-23
    *Breakfasts served with juice and milk, lunches served with milk.
    PERRY CENTRAL SCHOOLS
    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will be offered as third choice. Salads on Monday, Wednesday; subs on Tuesday, Thursday.
    Monday: No school
    Tuesday: BREAKFAST - Blueberry muffin LUNCH - Taco salad, salsa, corn and peaches
    Wednesday: BREAKFAST -  French toast sticks LUNCH -  Hamburger on a bun, baked potato half, cole slaw and pineapple.

  • 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.

  • Jace Lee Coyle

    Chris and Jennifer Coyle of Cannelton announce the birth of their son, Jace Lee.
    He was delivered at 5:50 p.m. Dec. 11, 2014, at The Women’s Hospital.
    Jace weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22 inches long.
    Mrs. Coyle is the former Jennifer Stowe.
    Maternal grandparents are Pam Stowe Rogier of Cannelton and the late Barry Stowe.
    Paternal grandparents are Bill and Julie Coyle of Tell City.

  • Serena Rose Guillaume

    Ty and Stacey Guillaume of Apalona announce the birth of their daughter, Serena Rose.
    She was delivered Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.
    The infant weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20½ inches long.
    Mrs. Guillaume is the former Stacey LeClere.
    Serena has four older siblings, Seth William, 9½; Summer Hope, 7; Trey Joseph, 4½ and Tessa Grace, 2½.