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  • School Menus

     

    Week of March 2-6

    *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: BREAKFAST - Sausage bagel LUNCH - Chicken nuggets, bread, green beans and apple crisp.

  • Wine and Dine to benefit Relay For Life

     

    SPENCER COUNTY – Relay for Life of Spencer County Team Happy will host the third-annual ‘Wine & Dine’ Saturday, March 21, at the St. Meinrad Community Center.

    Wine tasting will be from 4 to 6 p.m. CST and dinner will begin at 6 p.m. The meal, catered by the New Boston Tavern, will consist of pork chops, German Fries, green beans, cole slaw and dessert.

    A $20 donation will include wine tasting and dinner; a $10 donation will include wine tasting.

  • Stepping Stones now registering for fall

     

    LEOPOLD – Stepping Stones Preschool, located in the lower level of St. Augustine Catholic Church parish hall, is accepting registrations for the 2015-16 school year. 

    The preschool seeks to provide a positive educational experience for 3 and 4 year old children, preparing them for elementary school. Stepping Stones uses Zoo-phonics, a multisensory language arts program, and a thematic unit and project-type approach to learning. 

  • Glory Bees Preschool registering for 2015-16

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, established in 1986, is accepting applications for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.

    Children between the ages of 3 and 6 are offered a variety of learning adventures. Christian based, Glory Bees embraces learning through play in acquiring math skills, phonetic letter introduction, science, art, manners, P.E. and cooking.

  • Perry Central preschool, kindergarten round-up dates set for April 10, 17


    LEOPOLD – Perry Central is accepting registration for preschool and kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year.

    Children who will be 4 years old by Aug. 1 are eligible to attend preschool. Children who will be 5 years old by Aug. 1 are eligible for kindergarten.

    Preschool round-up will be Friday, April 10. Kindergarten round-up is scheduled for Friday, April 17.

  • Royalty crowned at Golden Living Center

    At a Valentine’s Day party held at Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills Friday, Feb. 13, residents, staff, family and friends were in attendance to watch as Lucille Peter was crowned the 2015 Valentine queen and Harold Hess was crowded the 2015 Valentine king. The king and queen were each presented with a box of candy and flowers. Refreshments of pink and chocolate heart cakes and pink punch were served and enjoyed by residents, staff and family members.

  • Church News and Lenten Events

     

    St. Michael’s fish dinner Friday

    CANNELTON – St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton will serve fish dinners the first six Fridays of Lent. There will be no fish dinners served Good Friday, April 3.

    Meals will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m., and will include fried fish or cheese pizza, with homemade sides of baked beans or macaroni and cheese, slaw, hush puppies, dessert and drinks. The price is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children 6 and younger.

  • Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort job fair Saturday

     

    SANTA CLAUS – Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort in Santa Claus will host a job fair Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Lake Rudolph office at 78 North Holiday Blvd.

    The job fair will take place from 9 a.m. to noon CST. Those interested in seasonal work this summer are invited to attend anytime during this period.

  • Rome Cemetery releases financial report for 2014
  • Rural News

    Gerald

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — First things first, I need to apologize to my faithful readers for not having an article in the rural news section last week. I had some people asking what happened. The fact is, with a touch of the stomach virus all afternoon I didn’t feel very well, so I passed on it.

    Our sympathy to the family of David C. Hermann who died Feb. 3. He was preceeded in death by his parents, Joseph Sr. and Dorothy (Glidden) Hermann. May he rest in peace.