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Business

  • Manufacturing in growth and transition

    Michael Hicks

    Guest Columnist

     

    In the decade since the beginning of the Great Recession, industrial production (e.g. manufacturing, mining and electricity production) has been a political football of both the left and right. It’s time to stop playing that game, and a good way to start is to review some facts about these industries, which continue to provide a significant share of the Midwestern economy.

  • The state revenue forecast update

    Larry DeBoer

    Guest Columnist

     

    On Monday, Dec. 18, Indiana legislators, state officials, reporters, and policy geeks gathered in the Statehouse and online, for the annual reveal of the state revenue forecast update. Would Santa arrive early with a pack full of added revenues so legislators could make rather merry in the coming session of the General Assembly? Or would the Grinch leave revenue even too small for a mouse?

  • PCMH welcomes new orthopedics doctor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital, through a partnership with Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Owensboro, welcomes back orthopedics to the community. The partnership provides both surgical and non-surgical care to address the orthopedic needs of individuals in the community.

  • LETTER: Proposed project won’t hit environment

    Editor’s Note: This letter concerns a proposed industrial project near Dale in Spencer County.

     

    There is an old adage that states: When people are left to speculate, they will always speculate the worst. Recent media coverage shows that this adage may be a developing reality among some citizens of the Town of Dale and Spencer County regarding a planned industrial project.

  • Roland’s Jewelry donates to local food pantries
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  • Indiana has no jobs problem

    MICHAEL HICKS

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    There seems to be a widespread belief that what ails many an Indiana community could be remedied by a few more good-paying jobs.

    This conviction is so common that it leaks into political campaigns, forcing otherwise thoughtful candidates to succumb to the siren call of “jobs.”

  • Preparing Indiana’s workforce for a ‘Next Level’ economy

    Kevin Brinegar

    Guest Columnist

     

    Indiana’s record-setting pace for economic development deals in 2017 is a testament to an aggressive business attraction effort and an appealing business climate – employers and elected officials working together toward a common vision: Lowering barriers to investment and innovation, raising the bar for efficient government and creating a quality of life that makes Indiana a better place to live and work.

  • Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc. hits the million hour safety mark

    TELL CITY – Mulzer Crushed Stone announced last week that employees have completed 1.4 million work hours without incurring an occupational injury or illness that resulted in days away from work or death.

    “This momentous milestone is being celebrated company-wide and is a testament to the safety driven goals put in place by our management and executed by our entire team, making Mulzer Crushed Stone Safety a way of life,” commented President Ken Mulzer Jr.

  • Winners drawn in Chamber’s ‘Shop Small’ giveaway

    On behalf of the Perry County Chamber of Commerce and all local small businesses, thanks to all of the shoppers for supporting Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25.

    Small Business Saturday was created in 2010.  It serves as the ceremonial kickoff to the holiday shopping season for small businesses across the United States.