TELL CITY – After months of preparation toward securing requests for qualifications from engineering firms to guide the school corporation through planned repairs at William Tell Elementary, it’s back to the drawing board. The Tell City School Board voted down proposals that would have allowed for hiring of a project manager to oversee construction on a new secure front entryway and HVAC upgrades, both which were hoped to begin this summer.
Vicki and David Dickenson of Tell City celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary April 15 with a family dinner celebration. They were married April 11, 1992 at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. They have a son, Cole Dickenson, 15.
David is employed at Best Home Furnishings and Vicki is employed at Owensboro Health. Mrs. Dickenson is the former Vicki Sutcliffe.
EVANSVILLE – Trista J. Lutgring has been promoted to the position of managing editor at Tucker Publishing Group.
She joined Tucker Publishing Group in 2015 and previously served as senior writer since July 2016. Prior to her affiliation with TPG, Lutgring worked as a sales representative and feature writer at the Perry County News in Tell City. In 2012, she was awarded second place in Best Sports Feature category of the Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.
The field is set for the National History Day in Indiana state contest, and the Indiana Historical Society has announced that six Tell City History Day Club students are among the regional finalists. The students qualified projects during the final regional NHDI contest of 2017, which took place Saturday, April 8, at the University of Southern Indiana campus in Evansville.
TELL CITY – Congratulations to Shane Lasher, a senior at Tell City Junior-Senior High School, for being named a 2017 Indiana Academic All-Star. From across the state, only 40 Indiana Academic All-Stars and 50 Regional All-Stars will be honored at the awards luncheon this spring in Indianapolis to recognize their academic achievement.
ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an art exhibit called “One Plus One” through May 30. The exhibit showcases the art of two friends, Brother Martin Erspamer OSB and Kazhia Kolb.
Brother Martin will be showing drawings and ceramics. His work in ceramic ranges from functional pieces to more sculptural work. Glazes are used to produce a variety of colors and textures. Some pieces are decorated with delicate line drawings, while other work is deeply incised, producing figurative work of dramatic intensity.