LEOPOLD – While the official student count by the state won’t take place for a few more weeks, Perry Central Community School officials are happy with a slight initial increase in enrollment that should lead to a small but important increase in state funding.
ST. MARKS – The white glow of the plasma arc outlines the pattern, making quick work of the intricate designs that go into Cathy Crossley’s decorative pieces. Using a tabletop computer-numerical-controlled program that can accommodate up to a 4-by-8-foot sheet of steel; the end result is a concise artwork.
With a now booming venture, Cathy’s Custom Metalworks provides something unique amid those in the handicraft business.
TELL CITY – When it comes to methods in combating bullying, “students need to hear that message and they need to hear it in different ways,” William Tell Elementary Principal Laura Noble said as she presented the Tell School Board with a review of the corporation’s Olweus anti-bullying program.
PERRY COUNTY – The Hoosier National Forest will lower the level of several of the Middle Fork lakes this summer to work on the dams. Indian, Saddle and Tipsaw Lakes are all scheduled to have routine work on the dams and valves.
Saddle Lake may begin to be draw downs this week. The other lakes should be done by the end of August. Work on the dams may be through September, depending on rain events.
Forest Engineer Brad Lidell explained that it takes two to three weeks to do the maintenance on each dam.