1st Quarter Multi-Media

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Judges:
Rick Hannon, Liz Condo (both staff photographers) and Kevin Martin

Winners:
1st Place Sam Riche
Wigwam
Anderson Indiana’s basketball fans discuss their love of a gymnasium called the “Wigwam”, and what they will do if it has to be closed due to the depressed economy.

2nd Place Chris Smith
We Didn’t Have a Thing: Memories of the Great Depression
Three area residents look back on their lives during the Great Depression

3rd Place Chris Smith

Cover Bands – Marrakesh Express
Marrakesh Express is an eight piece region band that plays the songs of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.

All Entries

Jeri Reichanadter
Tragedy on I-69
A 34-vehicle pile-up on I-69 took the life of two people, we visit with those affected by the tragedy.

Matt Detrich
50 Jobs, 50 States, 50 Weeks
USC graduate Daniel Seddiqui, who failed to find a job after 40 interviews in the economics field, spent a week working at Panther Racing in Indianapolis as part of his “50 jobs, 50 states, 50 weeks” challenge. “You have to be willing to try new things,” said Seddiqui.

The Aftermath of the Blaze
Firefighters fight the last of the blaze that started in the early morning hours and destroyed the Cosmopolitan complex that was set to open in less than a month. It was later discovered that a homeless man set the fire that caused million of dollars worth of damage.

Cleanup After The Blaze
Demolition and cleanup are started after a massive fire destroyed the Cosmopolitan complex that was set to open up in less than a month. It was later discovered that a homeless man set the fire that caused million of dollars worth of damage.

Heather Charles
The Inauguration of Barack Obama
Over a million people witnessed the Inauguration of President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol Building on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, January 20, 2009. Here is a look at the National Mall.

Jeremy Hogan
Bus stop-arm violators
Police stop and ticket drivers who fail to stop for school buses.

State basketball chamionship
Bloomington High School South basketball team plays for and wins state championship.

Korean War POW talks about coming home
Jackie Blair, who was a Korean War POW for 28 months, talks about his ordeal fighting the Veterans Administration for benefits after coming home.

Denny Simmons
Sticking with tradition
“Fake is a huge, bad word for what we do… I like coordinated stunt work,” J Grunge said as he smoked a cigarette after the weekly show was over.
Pro wrestling at the Coliseum in Downtown Evansville has a tradition that goes back more than 70 years.

Sam Riche

Pit Bull
68-year-old Brenda Hill recovers in the hospital after being attacked by two pit bulls while taking out her trash. She eventually lost her left leg, it had to be amputated, due to the severity of the attack.

Wigwam
Anderson Indiana’s basketball fans discuss their love of a gymnasium called the “Wigwam”, and what they will do if it has to be closed due to the depressed economy.

Freedom Walk
The annual Freedom Walk on The Avenue in Indianapolis honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his legacy and his impact on the world.

Joel Philippsen

A boy and his mandolin
Kyle Ramey, 7, of North Vernon plays the mandolin. Despite his age, Ramey has received quite a bit of attention for his musical skills and has performed with several big name bluegrass bands.

Memory Carving
Bob Taylor of Columbus uses hand tools to create “memory carvings” in his workshop. Taylor has created several carvings based on his memories along with research to create a historically accurate representation of a scene.

“I just like doing it.”
Dr. Bickers has been practicing optometry for nearly 55 years.

Christopher Smith

Off the Court – Tommy Peller
The art of the free throw with Chesterton’s Tommy Peller. Peller shoots about 88% and had a streak of 30 free throws over five games.

We Didn’t Have a Thing: Memories of the Great Depression
Three area residents look back on their lives during the Great Depression

Cover Bands – Marrakesh Express
Marrakesh Express is an eight piece region band that plays the songs of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.

Robert Scheer

Miss America Comes Home
Katie Stam, the current Miss America, makes her first trip to her hometown of Seymour, Indiana, after winning the title.

Jail ministry
Father Tom Fox makes regular visits to an Indiana jail to lead Catholics.

Baptism
Father Tom Fox, a Hoosier who learned Spanish to reach out to a growing Latino population, presides over a baptism.

Charlie Nye
Steal This Car!
Allstate gives the Indianapolis Police a “bait car” outfitted with technology to catch car thieves in the act.

Who Was St. Patrick?
Fr. Arturo Miguel Ocampo of St. Patrick Catholic Church talks about the saint for whom the church was named.

Chris Howell
DREAM SEASON
The Bloomington High School South boys basketball team finishes the season undefeated, ranked number one in the state and number three in the nation. This slideshow accompanied a special section that chronicled the last third of their season in preparation for the IHSAA 4A state championship game.

SOUTH WINS STATE
The Bloomington High School South boys basketball team finishes the season undefeated, ranked number one in the state and number three in the nation and capped off the year by winning the IHSAA 4A state championship. This slideshow chronicles the week prior to the game and the celebrations that followed.

MIKE LaFAVE
Mike LaFave‚Äôs legacy lives on. A Reserve on Indiana University’s 1981 NCAA Men’s Basketball championship team was a family man and ran successful business after college. LaFave passed away suddenly of a heart attack and his oldest daughter Tara LaFave is now running her father’s business.