Tucker Publishing Group
Writing always has and continues to be an integral part of who I am. I am skilled and passionate, and enjoy being a part of a team helping the organizations I am a part of to succeed at their goals. I am a 2008 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor's degree in news/editorial journalism and a minor in creative writing.
I have 10 years of journalism writing experience, more than a year of experience as an advertising sales representative, as well as years of blogging and social media experience.
Specialties: writing, editing working under deadline, managing editorial content, networking, working with public, social media experience
Tucker Publishing Group
Linking Nashville, Tennessee, and music together is common among travelers. It's hard not to make the attachment with the many honky-tonks, country music shrines, and recording labels in the city, but Nashville is evolving. And as the 34th most populated city in the country, I found out during a recent trip that it's growing and changing how it is defined.
Look at the skyline of Evansville and you can't miss the goliath that is the Fifth and Main building. Towering over Downtown at 248 feet (18 stories in total), the building is the tallest in the area for at least 120 miles. It is touted as Evansville's first true skyscraper.
Restoring classic cars is a lifelong hobby of many car enthusiasts - for Pat Reisinger, it has become a successful trade and business. Though his shop, Reisinger Custom Rebuilding (5001 New Harmony Road), has been taking on projects from around the country since 2008, his history with cars and restoration goes back much further.
A package deal - when Jill and Tony Hall inquired about the identical homes along East Blackford Avenue in Haynie's Corner that were for sale, they were told the two were being sold together. "When we saw them, we started to talk about the thought of living in the Downtown area," says Tony, an account executive with ONI Risk Partners.
Since the 1995 opening of Casino Aztar along the riverfront, Downtown has limped through decades of pocket developments. Following the casino, the core of the city got a small boost in the completion of the new Old National Bank headquarters in 2004 and Vectren headquarters in 2005, both along Riverside Drive.
City charters and land purchases. War industry and shopping malls. River floods and plane crashes. In its more than 200-year history, Evansville has seen its fair share of events. Like any other city, we've had our triumphs and tragedies. In the following pages, take a look at moments that have shaped who we are as a city, both past and present.
"Based on a true story" is quite the clichéd movie phrase these days, used to pique interest in the latest picture on the big screen. But when it comes to chilling stories told around campfires and in darkened rooms, it is the tales with a touch of truth that give us the goosebumps.
Evansville finds itself in a very unique situation between this year and 2024. On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the U.S., with totality occurring over a few of our neighbors to the west and south.
7:12 a.m. Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke strolls up to the front door of WEVV 44News along Carpenter Street, two boxes of Donut Bank doughnuts in his hands. "It's my way of an apology," he says with a laugh and a smile. Each month on a Monday morning, Winnecke has a standing segment on the WEVV 44News This Morning program.
The Perry County News
A story about a Tell City woman who competed in the Boston Marathon. With this piece, I earned second place in the Best Sports News or Feature Coverage category of the 2012 Hoosier State Press Association Foundation's Better Newspaper Contest.
A feature piece about a Tell City man who filmed a documentary about men who play Santa Claus.
A piece about a group of scrapebookers in Perry County, Indiana, and the annual scrapbooking day they hold.