Nolan Thornberry won "Best of Show" honors for his photograph, "Bald Eagle," at the photography show hosted by the Black Canyon Camera Club last week. The show was held at Bill Heddles Recreation Center May 25-27.
In the open category, winners were:
Nature -- Connie Johnson, "Gravity," first; Alisa Schultz, "Blue Heron with Carp," second; Jim Schwietert, "Invisible," third.
Manmade (the focus being a building or other structure) -- D. Ann Schwietert, "Misty Morning Mills," first; Rae Ann Simmons, "The Ice Queen's Chariot," second; Tom Friel, "Curvature of Space and Time," third.
Portrait -- Diane St. Peter, "Best Buds"; D. Ann Schwietert, "Love in the Rain," second; Jim Schwietert, "Happy Rider," third.
In the novice category the winners were:
Nature -- Julia Neil, "My Good Side," first; Jessica Barkemeyer, "Country Road," second; Samantha Rial, "Nature's Beauty and Love," third.
Manmade -- Dave Armlovich, "The Temple," first; Lee Kreidler, "Historic Reflection," second; Dave Armlovich, "Wall," third.
Portrait -- Jessica Barkemeyer, "Buddy at Rest," first; Tristan Lackey, "Clowning Around Again," second; Andrei Gaylord, "Curly Locks," third.
A collaborative effort between the Delta County Sheriff's Office and municipal law enforcement agencies throughout Delta County has resulted in a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund public safety. A PowerPoint presentation titled "Back the Badge" is starting to make the rounds at city/town council meetings, service club luncheons and other events.