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Business

  • StarTek to hire new employees at Tell City location

    TELL CITY – New signs installed last month above the doors at a call-center in Tell City alerted all passers-by of the change in ownership.

    In June, the Colorado-based StarTek Inc. acquired the former Accent Marketing  operations in a corporate deal worth about $16 million.

  • Local business supports Perry County Marines
  • Aaron Hoffman featured for student internship

    LAFAYETTE – Aaron Mak Hoffman, grandson of Tell City residents Ed and Dorothy Hoffman, was featured in the Evansville Courier & Press for his accomplishments as a high-school student intern at a Lafayette manufacturing company.

    He lives in West Lafayette with his parents, Sally and Ron Hoffman. Ron is a Tell City High School graduate.            

    The photo and article appeared in the June 21 edition of the Evansville Courier and Press.

  • Hagedorn joins Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana staff

    EVANSVILLE – The Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana has announced two new additions to its team,  Carol Hagedorn and Audrie Burkett. Hagedorn will assume the role of vice president, community development, and Burkett joins the coalition staff as executive assistant. Debbie Bennett-Stearsman will become the new director of special projects.

    Since January 2003, Hagedorn has served as vice president of economic and community development for the Perry County Economic Development Corp.

  • How a donor’s gift gives back ... forever!

    PERRY COUNTY – Naomi Mulzer wanted to give back to her community. After all, her late husband’s family business, Mulzer Crushed Stone, had been supported by the Perry County community for decades.

  • Southern Indiana Power’s annual meeting rides out stormy weather

    CHRISNEY – While severe thunderstorms and even tornados dotted the landscape of stormy southern Indiana Friday, the skies above Chrisney were calm enough to accommodate Southern Indiana Power’s first annual meeting at the new Spencer County 4-H Youth and Community Center.

  • Hospital awarded Community Health Accreditation

    TELL CITY – Community Health Accreditation Partner Inc. announced last week that Perry County Memorial Hospital has been awarded CHAP Accreditation under the CHAP Home Health Standards of Excellence.

    CHAP Accreditation demonstrates that Perry County Memorial Hospital meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards.

  • Chamber announces Business of the Year nominees

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce announced nominees for the 2015 Chamber Business Award of the Year. Nominees in the Large Business category are Webb Wheel Products Inc., The Pour Haus, Golden Living Center-Lincoln Hills, and Accent Marketing. Nominees in the Small Business category are Tim Denu Farms, LuLu’s Prom and Bridal, and Tell City Pretzel. Earning the nomination for Entrepreneur of the Year is Flowers by Les’a, and earning Applause is Molly Hall with the Daughters of the American Revolution, Lafayette Spring Chapter.

  • Overstreet joins staff at Journal Democrat

    ROCKPORT – Brittany Overstreet, who graduated this month from Ball State University, has joined the Journal-Democrat’s staff as a clerk and staff writer.

    Overstreet, 21, earned a bachelor’s degree in photojournalism. While at Ball State, she worked with student media, including the Daily News and Ball Bearings magazine, as a photographer, reporter and writer.

    She was also on an immersive learning staff that created a year- in-review book that covered events throughout the school year.

  • Vendor applications being accepted for Derby Riverfest

    DERBY – The Derby Community Association is taking applications for vendor space for the Derby Riverfest planned for June 20, at Mulzer Park in Derby.

    Festival activities will include a flea market and community yard sales, an antique tractor and gas-engine show, a tractor pull for kids, kids games, a boat parade, car show, food and beverages, live entertainment and wine tasting.

    Proceeds will benefit the non-profit Derby Community Association.