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Achievements

  • Tell City DQ Grill & Chill earns pride award

    TELL CITY – The DQ Grill & Chill restaurant in Tell City recently earned a Personal Responsibility in Delivering Excellence Award from the Dairy Queen system for achieving a high level of cleanliness and food safety.
    “I feel honored to have received such a prestigious award,” Linda Mattingly, store manager, said. “My staff and I work hard to keep our restaurant at a high level of cleanliness to ensure that we provide a safe and enjoyable environment for our customers.”

  • Bolin to share photo duties for Louisville Yum! Center

    TELL CITY – Tell City photographer Danny Bolin has been named one of two staff photographers for events held at the new KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. Bolin and Louisville photographer Linda Doane will share duties of photographing larger venue events, working around regular schedules of their own professional studios.
    Bolin and his wife, April, operate Bolin Photography at 607 9th Street in Tell City and he was recently named Perry County’s No. 1 photographer in The News readers choice awards.

  • NRG Farms claims awards in Saddlebred Horse Association Convention

    TELL CITY – NRG Farm of Tell City received two Indiana 2011 High Point awards at the Indiana Saddlebred Horse Association Convention in Carmel Feb. 12.
    The Testament, shown by trainer Nancy Ress, won the Park Pleasure Driving Award and Championship Symphony, shown by Dr. Gene Ress, won in the Country Pleasure Driving Division.
    Dekarobics, owned and shown by Hannah Young in their first year of showing together, won two championships and two reserve championships.

  • Waninger named master truck driver

    NEW BOSTON – The Indiana Motor Truck Association has named Kent Wan-inger of New Boston a master truck driver. Waninger has been driving trucks for more than 26 years and has spent the last 14 years driving for Mulzer Crushed Stone in Tell City. During his driving career, he has successfully navigated more than a million miles without an accident.
    The IMTA awards the professional certification of master truck driver to drivers of commercial motor vehicles who meet high standards for educational achievement, professional conduct and accident-free driving.

  • Gogel earns membership award

    Albert J. Gogel Jr. of Mariah Hill was honored Jan. 30 with a 50-year Membership Certificate of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union Local 4 of Indiana and Kentucky.

    He received a certificate of outstanding achievement and a gold watch at the ceremony held in Evansville. Gogel began laying brick at the age of 25 and joined the union at the age of 29. He worked for Bartley and Perigo Masonry of Evansville until his retirement. He also served in the Korean War from 1952 to 1954.

  • Austin earns 2011 IU John R. Endwright Distinguished Alumni Service Award

    BLOOMINGTON – Dr. David Austin was named one of the 2011 recipients of Indiana University’s John R. Endwright Distinguished Alumni Service Award during a ceremony held in Bloomington Sept. 23.

  • Buswell Energy’s CEO to speak at Magnetics 2012

    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. – Magnetics 2012, a forum on magnetic applications, technologies and materials, has announced its eighth annual event will take place March 13-14 in Orlando, Fla.
    This two-day conference is focused on the latest economic developments and technical advancements in magnetics markets and technologies bringing together worldwide magnetics experts.
    The industry-leading line up of speakers will include Buswell Energy’s chief executive officer, Harrie Buswell. Buswell, of Cloverport, Ky., attends Tell City United Methodist Church.

  • Champion completes Air Force basic training in San Antonio

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman Samuel J. Champion graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.
    Champion completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Etienne receives Best of Respiratory Care award

    TELL CITY – Nancy Etienne, registered respiratory therapist employed at Medi-Home Care, located at Indiana 66 in Tell City, was recognized in RT Magazine For Decision Makers in Respiratory Care.

  • TC natives named to USI Varsity Club board

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Southern Indiana Varsity Club recently named its board of directors for the 2011-12 academic year.
    Of the 21-person board, three of the officers are Tell City natives. Donita (Cassidy) Wolf was named first vice chairwoman; Bob Werner took position as treasurer and Janet (Mills) Werner was named secretary.