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  • Perry County Professionals to meet Tuesday, Feb. 10

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Professionals group will have its next meeting Tuesday, Feb. 10, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Perry County Port Authority.

    Alvin Evans will be the guest speaker.

    Perry County Professionals is group of individuals who network and communicate about the community and the organizations and businesses with which they are associated with. 

    Anyone interested in networking with other professionals is invited to attend.

  • LHDC accepting applications for Energy Assistance Program

    TELL CITY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. is continuing to accept applications for the Energy Assistance Program.

    The program is designed to assist income-eligible households with the high costs of home energy through partial payment of utility and fuel bills.

    To date, LHDC has served 1,035 households in a three-county area with an average benefit of nearly $400.

    Interested persons should call (812) 547-3435, Exts. 231 or 229 or (800) 467--1435, Exts. 231 or 229 for a program packet.

  • New timber technician named for Hoosier National Forest

     

    TELL CITY – Ryan Brummer is a new forestry technician in the Tell City Office of the Hoosier National Forest. Brummer will be working with the ecosystems team on the forest.

    According to his supervisor Jason Combs, his duties involve timber sale preparation work, marking timber, and other opportunities such as wildlife habitat improvement. He is also a firefighter so will assist with prescribed burns and be available for fire duty.

  • Annual fund report for Walker Cemetery released

    BRANCHVILLE — The 2012 Walker Cemetery fund report has been released.
    Those contributing to the cemetery fund during 2012 were:

  • Owensboro Health announces grant funding cycle for regional organizations

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Owensboro Health Regional Hospital awarded more than $579,000 to 39 regional organizations for 47 projects.
    Continuing a long-standing tradition of collaboration and investment in community health improvement, Owensboro Health announced another cycle of funding Aug. 16.

  • 4-H programs benefit from local John Deere dealership

    CRAWFORDSVILLE – John Deere dealers Wright Implement Company and Wright Stemle annually donate service, equipment and monetary donations to 4-H and County Fair programs across Indiana.
    This year both organizations combined contributed to 26 county 4-H programs with donations exceeding $56,000. Counties ranging from Warren and Tippecanoe down to Posey all reaped the benefits.

  • Hancock Bank and Trust promotes Rodney Perkins

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Rodney Perkins has been promoted to market president for Hancock Bank and Trust’s Hancock and Breckinridge County markets. Perkins, an employee of Hancock Bank’s Hawesville offices, has been with the bank since 1996 and served in various capacities. 

    “We are pleased to have a person with more than 40 years’ experience in the financial industry who understands our markets, employees and our customers’ needs,” said Danny Coffey, chief executive officer.

  • Memorial Hospital receives VHA leadership award for clinical excellence

    JASPER – VHA Inc., a national health-care network, has given Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center a 2013 VHA Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence, honoring the hospital for achieving national performance standards for clinical quality, safety and patient experience.
    VHA is a national network of more than 1,350 nonprofit hospital systems and 72,000 non-acute facilities that work together to achieve new levels of clinical performance and operational efficiency.

  • Uebelhor ribbon cutting on renovated building

    JASPER – Uebelhor Chevy-Cadillac recently celebrated a ribbon cutting announcing the completion of the remodeling of the Chevy-Cadillac building at 972 Wernsing Road in Jasper.

    According to Tony Uebelhor, General Motors has asked all of its dealers to upgrade their facilities. The company had one designated architecture firm develop the design, look and required elements.
    “It is a very clean, open, bright look but most importantly it is very customer focused,” a press release from Ubehlbor stated.

  • Beard Cemetery report for 2012

    BRISTOW — The 2012 Beard Cemetery fund report has been released.
    People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2012 were:
    Bill and Elfrieda Beard, $300; Elvin Walker in memory of Sharon Walker, $80; Lawrence Strugeon, $20; Lela Gentry, $40; Al and Helen Hudson, $35; Geraldine Reed, $100; Enid Kessner, $10; Cindy Culbertson, $20; Ray and Norma Kessner, $25; Mansford Harve, $20; Mary Beth Hirsh, $20; Angela Sketo, $20; Betty Hudson, $10; Shirley VanWinkle, $20; Wayne Albin, $20; anonymous donation, $10; Geraldine Reed in memory of Ruth Goffinet, $25.