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  • Operation Round Up grants awarded

    PERRY COUNTY – Once again, Southern Indiana Power members have shown their dedication to the local community through their participation in the Operation Round Up program.  These funds are generated by Southern Indiana Power members who voluntarily “round up” their electric bills to the next highest dollar, to carry out the cooperative principle of “concern for community.” 

    On the average, each participating member contributes about $6 per year.

  • News to be honored at Schweizer Fest dinner

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the annual Schweizer Fest Testimonial Dinner to honor Perry County News on Thursday, Aug. 11. The event will be held at the Knights of Columbus where the social hour will begin at 5:30 pm and dinner at 6:30 pm.

  • TC Pretzel joins Indiana Home Grown

    TELL CITY – Tell City Pretzel has been recognized by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s Indiana Grown initiative. Through its Indiana Grown membership, Tell City Pretzel will expand its reach to both consumers and retail partners, taking advantage of additional marketing support, event opportunities and more.

  • Kicking it into drive
  • Building on Indiana’s strong business climate

     

     

     

    Lloyd Arnold

    Indiana House District 74

     

    Recent economic reports show Indiana’s economy is continuing to grow stronger. Our state has added 38,000 new jobs over the last year, 147,800 new jobs since January 2013 and our labor force participation is at its highest point since 2009, creating more jobs for Hoosiers. Indiana is a state that works.

  • Chamber to cut ribbon for B & A Construction

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon-cutting for B & A Construction and Design on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 11 a.m. in celebration of the opening of its second location at 1348 Main St. in Tell City. An open house will be held the same day from 8 a.m. until noon. 

  • German American announces appointments

    JASPER – German American Bancorp Inc. and its banking subsidiary, German American Bancorp have announced a number of promotions to its executive and senior officer group.

    Mark A. Schroeder, chairman and chief executive officer, made the following comments regarding the announcement, “In response to the tremendous growth we‘ve experienced as a company in recent years and in preparation for what we see as continued, excellent prospects for future growth, we are very pleased to announce the following executive promotions.”

  • Winzerwald wins three medals in LA wine competition

    BRISTOW – Perry County’s Winzerwald Winery took not one, but three medals at the 2016 Los Angeles International Wine Competition.

    The L.A. International now in its 77th year is carried out by nearly 100 judges who each review around 120 wines per day. Over 3,000 wines from nearly 200 wineries around the globe were submitted for tasting in 2016.

  • Community foundation accepting grant proposals

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Community Foundation has announced that its Community Good granting cycle is now accepting grant applications from community organizations.

    Proposals are sought for charitable projects and activities that address needs and opportunities in the county in arts and culture, community development, education, environment, health, human services, recreation, youth development, women and/or girls, families, animal betterment and other areas that would improve the quality of life in Perry County.

  • Perry County Memorial Hospital receives grant to provide free mammograms

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital has received a grant from the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust and the Susan G. Komen Foundation to continue “Our Turn: A Breast Health Program.” Since 2003, the program has provided approximately 1,000 free screening mammograms to qualified women.

    This year’s grant will again make the screenings available on a first-come, first-served basis, to 40 local women.