• INDOT scholarship, internship applications being accepted

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation is offering a number of scholarships and paid positions to civil engineering students for the 2019-20 school year.

    The scholarship program offers $3,125 per semester or $2,083 per trimester for up to five years of post-secondary civil engineering education, which can be used on educational expenses, fees and books. Recipients will work in full-time, paid positions with INDOT during summer breaks and upon graduation.

  • TC school buses to get stop-arm cameras

    TELL CITY – Following recent attention from accidents across the state involving school buses, the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp., in showing its commitment to the safety of students, in an announcement Tuesday, School Superintendent John Scioldo said buses will soon be outfitted with stop-arm cameras.

    These cameras are designed to capture footage that identify makes, models and license-plate numbers of any vehicle that violates stop-arm protocol.

  • Perry Central Jr.-Sr. High honor roll

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School has announced its honor roll recipients for the first grading period of the 2018-19 school year.


  • Perry Central Elementary honor roll

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Elementary has released it honor rolls for the first nine-weeks grading period.



    Distinguished:Chrysalin Gray, Bryson Lamar, Brooklyn Lautner, Courtney Peter, Ava Wright, Kynlie Wright.

  • Cannelton Elementary first nine weeks honor roll

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Elementary school has released its first nine weeks honor roll attainment list.




    Honor roll: Melanie Cronin; Distinguished honors: Nathaniel Crafton, Brooke Poehlein and Kenley Salmon.




  • Roberson named Commended Student in 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program

    LEOPOLD – Perry Central Junior-Senior High School Principal Jody French announced recently that William Roberson has been named a Commended Student in 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. 

    A letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to this scholastically talented senior.  

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  • Dyslexia screening coming

    State Sen. Erin Houchin

    District 47


    In the United States, up to 20 percent of the population is affected by dyslexia. With such a large percentage of students struggling with this learning disability, it is crucial that we identify them as soon as possible to help ensure their academic and social success.

    Dyslexia can be detected at an early age, and while the disability will never go away, there are proven ways to help students overcome it and thrive in school. The key to success is early intervention.

  • Childhood experiences shape our futures - for better and worse

    Tami Silverman

    Indiana Youth Institute


    For many of us, it is easy to see how our childhood experiences influence our adult choices, behaviors and preferences.

    Perhaps you like basketball because all the kids on your street played together after school. Or you learned to cook by helping a beloved grandparent make special family meals. Years spent in a scouting program can create a lasting love of exploration. Examples of positive experiences are endless and unique to each of us.

  • Purdue Extension plans fall break day camps Oct. 16-17

    PERRY COUNTY – Fall Break Day Camps are a great way for youth in grades three to 12 to have fun and learn new skills in a safe environment. Purdue Extension is offering two-day camps during fall break on Oct. 16 and Oct. 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds. Activities will be led by Extension educators, Purdue Master Gardeners and other volunteers.

    Drones and Coding on Oct. 16 engages youth in hands-on activities where they learn to program drones and other devices and fly drones.