The field is set for the National History Day in Indiana state contest, and the Indiana Historical Society has announced that six Tell City History Day Club students are among the regional finalists. The students qualified projects during the final regional NHDI contest of 2017, which took place Saturday, April 8, at the University of Southern Indiana campus in Evansville.
SANTA CLAUS—Zach James shot 42 to lead Perry Central to second place in a three-team boys golf match Thursday.
Forest Park won with 167. Perry Central shot 190 and Wood Memorial 200.
Besides James, Perry Central scorers were Coby Aders with 48, Garrett James 49, and Brennan Tucker 51.
Lain Knieriem, who shot 52, and Braeden Etienne, 67, also played for the Commodores.
Perry Central assistant coach Ray James said the Commodores had some putting problems in the match.
TELL CITY – After months of preparation toward securing requests for qualifications from engineering firms to guide the school corporation through planned repairs at William Tell Elementary, it’s back to the drawing board. The Tell City School Board voted down proposals that would have allowed for hiring of a project manager to oversee construction on a new secure front entryway and HVAC upgrades, both which were hoped to begin this summer.
TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert won three events to lead Tell City to second place in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
Forest Park won with 74 points. Tell City scored 48 and Perry Central 43.
Kohnert won the high jump at 4 feet, 10 inches, the long jump at 14 feet, 8 3/4 inches, and the 300-meter low hurdles in 50.93 seconds.
She placed second in the 100 high hurdles to Perry Central’s Payton Emmons, 16.40 to 16.70.
TELL CITY – Dallas, Texas-based TNW Logistic Services LLC formally announced its partnership with the Perry County Port Authority, which will expand economic development opportunities in the Tell City River Port area. The News first announced the prospective deal in February, which will help assess target properties for future development.
Dear Mr. Bethel, regarding your April 10 editorial about cell phones and other devices ... allow me a few words.
I don’t have at my fingertips any scientific studies of the breakdown of uses of the new devices by age, gender, or ethnic background. Apparently you do not either. If you did have such studies, you would have been wise to share. It would have added weight to your argument.