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Today's News

  • Pet of the Week: Little Rex

    LITTLE REX was brought to the Perry Central Animal Shelter last October and has been overlooked.

    He was surrendered along with two other rat terriers, however they have been adopted leaving him still awaiting his forever home. 

    Little Rex is a male rat terrier about 4 years old. He does well with other animals and children.

    Shelter staff says he enjoys cuddling with humans.

  • Tots Lots Preschool now enrolling for fall

     

    TELL CITY – Tots Lots Preschool is now enrolling for the 2015-16 school year.

    For a child to be eligible for the 4-year-old Frogs session of Tots Lots, he or she must be 4 years old by Aug. 1.  This session will meet Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8 to 11:30 a.m. or Monday through Friday from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

    For a child to be eligible for the 3-year-old Tadpole session of Tots Lots, he or she must be 3 years old by Aug. 1. This class is in session from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Tuesdays.

  • LHDC South Perry Head Start open house planned for Thursday, March 12

    TELL CITY – The Lincoln Hills Development Corp. South Perry Head Start Center is currently taking applications for enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year.  On Thursday, March 12, Head Start organizers encourage any interested family or community member to attend an open house from 1 to 6 p.m. 

    Parents may complete enrollment information for their children at this time and visit the classrooms and talk with teachers to learn more about Head Start.  The South Perry Head Start Center is located at the corner of 19th and Tell streets in Tell City.

  • WTE schedules kindergarten round-up

     

    TELL CITY – Kindergarten enrollment for the Tell City-Troy Township School Corporation will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 12, for children entering school for the first time. Attendees should enter through the main door and follow signs. 

    To enter kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year, a child must be at least 5 years old on or before Aug. 1.  A child does not have to enroll in kindergarten at age 5. If parents believe the child is not ready, the child may enter kindergarten at age 6.

  • 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.