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Achievements

  • Bryant completes Marine recruit training

    PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. – Marine Corps Pvt. Elijah J. Bryant, son of Donna and John Bryant of Tell City, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C.

  • Roberts recognized as finalist in Georgia best dentist category

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Dr. Sarah Roberts, the former Sarah Kraus, was recently recognized as a finalist in the 2012 Answer Book best dentist category that covers north Fulton and south Forsyth in Georgia.
    Roberts office, Crabapple Dental, is located at 12670 Crabapple Road, Suite 110 in Alpharetta, Ga.
    Roberts is a graduate of Tell City High School. She is also a graduate of Purdue University School of Pharmacy and a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.

  • LaGrange graduates Army AIT

    FORT SILL, Okla. – Ryan LaGrange, 19, of Tell City has completed 10 weeks of Advanced Infantry Training at Fort Sill. This follows completion of basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C., last summer between his junior and senior years of high school.

    LaGrange graduated with the military occupational specialty of field artillery surveyor-meteorological crew members. They are responsible for monitoring weather conditions and patterns so artillery units can fire and launch missiles accurately.

  • Huthsteiner graduates from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Air Force Airman Neil D. Huthsteiner graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio.

  • Gibson graduates from basic infantry training

    COLUMBUS, Ga. – Army Pvt. Logan A. Gibson has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus.
    During the nine weeks of training, Gibson received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.

  • Roberts completes Army basic training

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. – Pvt. Zachary Roberts graduated from the Army’s basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C. Aug. 23.

    Roberts completed an intensive program that included training in military discipline, studies, physical fitness, warfare principles and skills. He is the son of Carolyn Roberts of Rockport and Terry Roberts and the big brother of Shelby Roberts.
    His maternal grandparents are Lindle and Sue Bratcher of Rockport and paternal grandmother is Wanda Clark of Owensboro, Ky.

  • First Class Services Inc. receives back-to-back national awards at Dallas

    DALLAS, Texas – Western Kentucky-based specialized transporter First Class Services, Inc. was awarded its second national championship recently at the Overdrive-Custom Rigs National Championship.

  • Tell City native named principal of the year in Louisiana

    MORGAN CITY, La. – Hattie Watts Elementary Principal Niki Fryou was named the 2013 Louisiana Elementary School Principal of the Year July 20 during the sixth annual Cecil J. Picard Educator Excellence Symposium and Celebration in Baton Rouge.

  • Weatherholt retires from Air Force

    INDIANAPOLIS – Master Sgt. Jerry W. Weatherholt Jr. retired March 1, 2012, after serving 24 years in the United States Air Force.

    He was born in Tell City in 1968, and graduated from Tell City High School in 1986. He entered the military in February 1988, when he reported for basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Upon completion, he attended technical training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss., where he graduated in 1989 as a B-52H electronic warfare systems apprentice.

  • Tell City resident awarded fellowship from utility group

    TELL CITY – Local resident Robert Sprinkle is the 2012 recipient of the Lyle Mamer Fellowship. The fellowship is awarded annually by the Women’s International Network of Utility Professionals to students pursuing post-graduate degrees which will lead to careers in the energy industry or allied fields.
    Sprinkle will attend either Indiana University or Indiana University-Purdue University to pursue a master of arts degree in public affairs.