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Business

  • Publishers Clearing House scam calls are showering the tri-state area

    EVANSVILLE – The Tri-State Better Business Bureau warns tristate area residents of an old scam that’s making rounds again.

    Consumers report receiving several phone calls from someone claiming to be associated with Publishers Clearing House.

    This person tells them that they’ve won a big prize, but in order to claim it, they need to pay a fee upfront.

  • Branchville Correctional Facility recognizes employees of the quarter

    BRANCHVILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility has recognized several staff members as employees of the quarter. Honorees were chosen in several categories. The non-custody employee of the quarter is Kelly Terry. She works as a secretary at the facility and she began her career at Branchville in 2015.

    Volunteer of the quarter is Mercy’s Edge Ministry. The organization has been volunteering at Branchville for more than a year.  Its members routinely go to the facility and mentor offenders and teach classes.

  • American Family Insurance agent earns top honor for customer service

    MADISON, Wis. – Brian Fletcher, an American Family Insurance agent in Tell City has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. 

  • Applications sought for Conservation Corps Program

    LINCOLN CITY – Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is accepting applications for the National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps program for the summer of 2017.

    The Youth Conservation Corp program is a well-balanced, work-learn-earn program, which develops an understanding and appreciation of the Nation’s environment and heritage.  Administered by the National Park Service, the program offers gainful summer employment to young people in a healthful, outdoor atmosphere.

  • Canary earns top independent retailer distinction

    CANNELTON – Canary Outdoor Power Equipment, local dealer of Cub Cadet outdoor power equipment located in Cannelton, recently earned distinction as one of the top 75 Cub Cadet independent retailers in America for 2016. Canary Outdoor Power Equipment received recognition for this achievement during an exclusive trip on Royal Caribbean’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas.

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  • Spencer County Food Summit March 22

    CHRISNEY – There will be a Spencer County Food Summit Wednesday, March 22, at the Spencer County Youth and Community Center near Chrisney. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. Keynote speaker for the event will be Suzanne Cecil White from Cecil Farms.

    There will be panel discussion on local food production and distribution, booths featuring local growers in the community and a brunch from locally sourced food and prepared by the Schnitzelbank. Local food and beverages will be provided as an afternoon snack.

  • Guatemala bound

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Power lineworker Travis Goffinet will join a crew of 15 other Indiana electric cooperative linemen traveling to Guatemala in mid-March as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area in Guatemala.

  • Small farm, garden conference offering timely topics

    SPENCER COUNTY – The University of Kentucky and Purdue University Extension Services have teamed up to once again offer the Ohio Valley Small Farm and Garden Conference to help current, beginning and prospective small farmers and gardeners in the Tri-state plan, improve and diversify gardens and farm operations. 

    The day-long conference will be filled with an array of small farm and garden presentations and demonstrations.

  • Goldsberry named SIP Manager of Member Services

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Power has announced that Rachael Goldsberry has been named the Manager of Member Services at the cooperative.

    Goldsberry assumed her duties Jan. 17. Her responsibilities include all matters relating to marketing, advertising, sales, key accounts and member services.