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  • Aleris rolls out new $400 million automotive-sheet mill

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    LEWISPORT – All was quiet in the plant, but there was an ebullient undertone, as top level Aleris officials, customers, suppliers and workers gathered at the company’s Lewisport facility to celebrate the opening of the new aluminum automotive body sheet production facility.

  • Small Business Saturday coming Nov. 25

    PERRY COUNTY – Created in 2010, Small Business Saturday serves as the ceremonial kickoff to the holiday shopping season for small businesses across the United States. The Perry County Chamber of Commerce encourages the community, and surrounding communities to support Small Business Saturday either as a participating business or simply as a shopper. On Nov. 25 and throughout the years – remember to shop small businesses – shop local.

  • Chamber plans holiday retail promotions, giveaways

    PERRY COUNTY – With the holiday season just around the corner, the Perry County Chamber of Commerce is inviting all businesses to join the chamber in its 2017 Hometown Holiday Retail Promotion.  The promotion begins Dec. 2 and ends Dec. 22. Participating businesses will decorate a box to place in their store where shoppers receive one entry for every purchase in store.

  • Lincoln Boyhood voted state’s top historic destination

    LINCOLN CITY – The Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial has been voted the Best Historic Destination in the state among a survey of 24,000 Hoosiers.

    The Best of Indiana award marks the Spencer County attraction as one of the preeminent landmarks in the state. The voting was conducted via the Honest to Goodness Indiana program, which highlights the state’s cultural resources and chief drivers of its tourism industry.

  • Is it Medicare or Medicaid?

    A lot of people have a difficult time understanding the difference between Medicare and Medicaid. Both programs begin with the letter “M.” They’re both health insurance programs run by the government. People often ask questions about what Medicare and Medicaid are, what services they cover, and who administers the programs.

  • Waupaca Foundry earns coveted Ford Motor Co. Q1 certification

    TELL CITY – Waupaca Foundry  Inc., a Hitachi Metals group company, has earned Q1 Certification from Ford Motor Co.

    The achievement confirms Waupaca Foundry-Tell City consistently delivers high quality products on time to Ford customers and Q1 certification is a milestone in the pursuit of quality.

    Foundry leaders accepted the recognition during formal flag-raising ceremonies held on Nov. 2 at its iron casting foundry in Tell City.

  • Cannelton furniture manufacturer recertified for exemplary safety and health programs

     

    INDIANAPOLIS – Best Home Furnishings, County Line Division, of Cannelton received recertification as a Star level participant in Indiana’s Voluntary Protection Program. Management commitment, employee involvement, on-site safety and health audits, hazard control and proactive training have resulted in a successful safety and health culture for this worksite.

  • Hospital names new chief financial officer

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital has named Ryan D. White to serve as chief financial officer / chief operating officer for Perry County Memorial Hospital. The hospital selected White following a national search conducted as part of PCMH’s partnership with Alliant Management Services.

    White holds a bachelor of arts and economics degree from the University of Virginia.

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  • Hoosier politicians take thousands from pharmaceutical companies

    JON WEBB

    GUEST COLUMNIST

    Larry Bucshon is a firm fighter of Indiana’s opioid epidemic. The Eighth District congressman was in the area this week meeting with Vanderburgh County’s Substance Abuse Council and touting a drug take-back initiative at Walgreen’s. Last year, he sponsored a bill meant to widen treatment options for those battling addiction.

    But according to campaign finance records, he also received thousands of dollars from a company accused of perpetuating the very problem Bucshon’s trying to curb.