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Education

  • Spring Break youth programs registration deadline March 14

    PERRY COUNTY – Purdue Extension-Perry County is hosting programs for youth seeking fun, low-cost activities during Spring Break. Interested youth are encouraged to sign up for the Animal Science Day Camp and Adulting 101 programs to be held March 20-21. Registration must be completed no later than Thursday, March 14.

  • Ivy Tech students earn nursing aide certificates

    TELL CITY – Congratulations are extended to the following local Ivy Tech certified nursing aides:

    Amanda Connor of Tell City, Austin Crowe of Tell City, Kerstie Enlow of Tell City, Kimberly Larsen of Cannelton, Krisstina Little of Cannelton, Heather Mitchell of Cannelton, Tashia Osborne of Tell City, Gracie Staggs of Tell City and Brittany Richardt of Tell City.

  • Art landscaping at Tell City High School
  • Sprinkle earns dean’s list at Trevecca Nazarene University

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Perry Central graduate Jordan Sprinkle has been named to Trevecca Nazarene University’s dean’s list.  To be named to the dean’s list, undergraduates must attain a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4 grading scale. Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian university in the heart of Nashville focused on preparing students for lives of leadership and service.

  • Four named to OCTC dean’s list

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Owensboro Community and Technical College dean’s list recognizes the academic excellence of students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher in courses numbered 100 or above. Names to the dean’s list for the fall semester were:

    • Troy Cronin of Leopold

    • Nicole Harris of Cannelton

    • Alexander Scheer of Tell City

    • Dalton Snyder of Tell City

  • Cannelton crowns homecoming royalty
  • VFW Wordsmiths
  • Glory Bees open house March 15

    TELL CITY – Glory Bees Preschool, a ministry of Fist Baptist Church, is now enrolling students for the 2019-20 school year. Glory Bees will hold an open house on Friday, march 15, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The preschool is located at Tell City First Baptist Church at 802 13th St. Prospective students and their families are invited to tour the facility and meet the staff.

  • Perry Central Elementary semester honors

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Schools has recognized its students in grades third through sixth for academic achievement during the first and second grading periods.

     

    First semester

    distinguished honors:

    Third grade – Haeven Barnes, Brooklyn Lautner, Bryer Mullis, Courtney Peter, Norah Seifert, Noah Shearn, Ava Wright, Kynlie Wright.

  • ‘Freezin’ for a reason’ in annual swim

    BOONVILLE – Special Olympics Indiana Polar Plunge held its annual event  at Scales Lake in Boonville in February. The Perry County Plungers were awarded the “Most Money Raised by a Team” for the third year. They raised $8,194 this year for Special Olympics Perry County.

    On Feb. 2, there were 14 team members who ran into the icy cold waters at Scales Lake. They had to break through 3 inches of ice that day, but the outside temperature was a balmy 50 degrees.