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Achievements

  • Lincoln Hills maintains Housing Developer Certification

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Executive Director Larry K. Kleeman announced that LHDC has recently been fully recertified as a Community Housing Development Organization through the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority. LHDC’s certification covers Crawford, Dubois, Harrison, Perry, and Spencer counties. Any nonprofit organization receiving IHCDA HOME-CHDO funding must be certified by IHCDA.

  • Mitchell completes Army basic training

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – Pvt. Sean P. Mitchell graduated U.S. Army basic training Aug. 22 at Fort Leonard Wood.

    He is a 2013 graduate of Tell City High School and is currently training to become a combat medic at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. He expects to complete his advanced individual training in December.

    He is the son of Ralph Mitchell and Melissa Carter of Troy.

  • Hilgenhold completes Air Force basic cadet training in Colorado

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Air Force Cadet John Levi Hilgenhold has completed basic cadet training and earned the rank of cadet fourth class at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
    Hilgenhold completed the rigorous six-week orientation program. The training prepares cadets to enter their first academic year at the academy.

  • Bryant named director of reliability at Domtar

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Larry Bryant has been named the director of reliability for the Domtar Paper Co.

    Bryant is a 29-year employee of the Domtar Hawesville Mill, working as the maintenance manager for the last 10 years. He and his wife, Terri, reside in Tell City. They have two children, Katelyn and Jacob.

  • Brown deploys on Navy aircraft carrier

    NORFOLK, Va. – Navy Seaman Recruit Jessica L. Brown, daughter of Patricia A. Johnson of French Lick and Kent A. Brown of Troy, along with other sailors assigned aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet’s area of responsibility after the ship completed a routine transit through the Suez Canal.
    Truman is on a scheduled deployment conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. Truman deployed July 22 from Norfolk.

  • Two Memorial Hospital nurses recognized for 20 years of certification

    JASPER – Martha Bickwermert, RN, BSN and CCRN, and Darlene Goepfrich, RN, CCRN and RCIS, of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center recently received national recognition for reaching a significant milestone in the nursing profession.

    Since 1993, they have consistently maintained critical care registered nurse certification offered through the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corp. Bickwermert and Goepfrich are two of 1,489 CCRNs being honored this year by the corporation and the AACN for 20 years of continuous certification.

  • Daugherty becomes local consultant with Tastefully Simple

    TELL CITY – Valerie Daugherty of Tell City has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company.
    As an independent business owner, Daugherty offers food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun.
    All of Tastefully Simple’s products are open-and-enjoy or can be prepared by adding only one or two ingredients, according to a press release.

  • Seufert Construction expands engineering, design-build team

    FERDINAND – Seufert Construction has announced hiring of Andy Hagedorn as director of engineering and development. 

    Hagedorn, a native of Ferdinand, is a licensed professional engineer with previous experience working for INDOT and for the past seven years has served as director of facilities for Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.  
    Hagedorn will over-see the strategic  development and implementation of engineering, design and overall business growth initiatives for the company.

  • Jasper Engines Crawford County facility earns safety certification

    CRAWFORD COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Labor has announced the star certification of Jasper Engines and Transmissions’ Crawford County remanufacturing facility in Indiana’s Voluntary Protection Program.

    A ceremony held July 22 at the Crawford County facility provided an opportunity for associates, staff and management to showcase their exemplary safety status to state elected and labor officials.  

  • Rhodes named Teacher of The Year in Kentucky

    WARSAW, Ky. – Ivy Rhodes was named teacher of the year at Gallatin County Upper Elementary School in Warsaw.
    She has been the third-grade teacher at the school for the past seven years. Rhodes is a graduate of Tell City High School and the University of Southern Indiana. She earned her master’s degree from Northern Kentucky University.
    Rhodes is the daughter of Kevin Rhodes and Leisa Rhodes. She is the granddaughter of Mary Nell Rhodes and the late Lee Roy Rhodes and Glenn Meyer and the late Janet Meyer.