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Achievements

  • Tucker promotes former News lifestyle editor

    EVANSVILLE – Trista J. Lutgring has been promoted to the position of senior writer at Tucker Publishing Group.

    She previously served as staff writer since March 2015. Prior to her affiliation with Tucker Publishing Group, Lutgring worked as a sales representative and feature writer at the Perry County News in Tell City, Indiana. In 2012, she was awarded second place in Best Sports Feature category of the Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.

  • Lacy selected to attend Hoosier Boys State

    TELL CITY – Chandler Lacy, son of Dan and Jill Lacy, was selected by the Perry County American Legion Post 213 to attend the 79th annual session of Hoosier Boys State. Chandler spent June 12-17 at Trine University in Angola.

    Lacy joined approximately 550 other young men for the government program designed to educate the leaders of tomorrow in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

    Chandler will be a senior at Tell City Junior-Senior High School in the fall.

  • Awarding discipline
  • Cannelton ‘Bike-a-thon’ benefits St. Jude Children’s Hospital

    CANNELTON – On Saturday, May 7, from 9 to 11 a.m., approximately 20 students, parents and staff members rode in Cannelton Elementary’s 39th annual St. Jude’s 10-mile Bike-A-Thon. Students collected donations for around three weeks and were very excited to participate in the Bike-A-Thon and show their support for the kids and families at St. Jude.

  • June “Yard of the Month” winners announced

    TROY – Randy, Debbie, Lily and Madeline Lindauer of 410 Walnut St. in Troy are the winners of the community’s Yard of the Month for June. The home has been in the family since 1892 and they have lived there for 30 years.

    The Town of Troy implemented a Yard of the Month program this spring and awards will be presented from April through September each year. All residents (including renters and those living in annexed areas) of Troy are eligible to vote and be selected. Employees and their families are not eligible.

  • DAR celebrates 90th anniversary

    TELL CITY – The Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its 90th anniversary celebration Sunday, June 5, at Tell City Depot. The event was also meant to coincide with Indiana’s bicentennial celebration.

  • Five generations of the Gilbert family
  • Gilmore serving at Air Force base in Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Tosha Gilmore, daughter of Marsha and Keith Huck of Tell City and Alan Gilmore of Reo completed Air Force Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base March 4. She then graduated May 5 from technical school at Keesler Air Force Base in Beluxi, Miss.

    She will soon be assigned to Little Rock, Ark., as an aviation resource manager.

  • Brumfield to attend summer session at U.S. Air Force Academy

    TELL CITY – Blaze Brumfield, a junior at Tell City High School, has been selected by the United States Air Force Academy to attend its one week summer session for those students who might consider applying for the Academy after graduating from high school. It is a highly competitive assignment. The camp gives a realistic slice of cadet life.  Blaze will live in a cadet dorm, explore majors offered at the Academy and take the Cadet Fitness Assessment. 

    Upon completion of the week, Blaze may opt to submit his application to become his USAFA. 

  • Kiwanis reorganization