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LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary is implementing the 1-2-3 Magic Program school wide starting this school year.
This proven effective discipline program was developed by Thomas Phelan, internationally renowned expert on child discipline. Perry Central social worker Rob Moskos, who has trained under Phelan, expects it “will make a real difference in classrooms and with families.”
EVANSTON – The Evanston Civic Association will presents its annual hog roast Sept. 15.
The day’s events will kick off at 9 a.m. with a co-ed softball tourney.
The beer garden will open at 10 a.m. and customers can get in the food lines at 11 a.m. Schaeffer’s Special Occasions will provide music from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A kiddies tractor pull will kick off at noon and a bring-your-partner cornhole tourney will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Willy Loper will showcase his chainsaw art from 2 to 6 p.m., followed by a raffle drawing at 6.
LEOPOLD – Perry Central Community School Corp. will offer GED testing to Indiana residents who need their certificate for employment, college classes or personal satisfaction.
Two evenings are required for completion of the entire test and pre-registration is mandatory.
Test sessions are available Sept. 10 and Sept. 14, Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 27 and Dec. 4.
Those wishing to test must be at least 16 years old and show proof of Indiana residency.
The cost is $70 for the complete examination.
PERRY COUNTY – Roy and Chris Pickler are two contestants from the most recent season of the reality TV show “The Biggest Loser.” They are coming to Perry County on a nationwide tour to tell their story and help others make the difficult first steps to a life of health and fitness. The weekend events are in conjunction with the beginning of Everbody’s Fun and Fitness Center’s second session of the Biggest Loser contest.
LINCOLN CITY—Sam Scherry had a goal and an assist as Heritage Hills defeated Tell City 4-2 in PAC boys soccer Thursday.
Scherry assisted on Seth Bolin’s goal and then scored one of his own as the Patriots took a 2-0 first-half lead.
Tell City scored the first goal of the second half but Heritage Hills scored the next two, by Yomar Cital and Miguel Lara, to take control.
Matthew Cole and Reed Goffinet scored Tell City’s goals.