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Business

  • Regency acquires local shopping centers

    EVANSVILLE  – Regency Properties, a commercial real estate company specializing in county seat communities, recently acquired Lincoln Park Plaza, Orchard Hill and Plaza East shopping centers in Tell City.  The three centers will add an additional 145,355 square feet to Regency’s 3.2 million square feet portfolio.

    The shopping centers had been owned by the Ramsey family or companies they controlled.

  • Oakwood gift spurs United Way’s fall donation drive
  • German American merging with Madison-based River Valley Bancorp

    JASPER – German American Bancorp and River Valley Bancorp announced last week that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge River Valley into German American.

    Under terms of the definitive agreement, River Valley common shareholders will receive 0.770 shares of German American common stock for each share of River Valley in a tax free exchange, plus a cash payment of $9.90 per River Valley share.

  • TV reporter with Tell City ties wins Emmy

    KANSAS CITY – Erika Tallan won a Mid-America Regional Emmy Oct. 3 for her television news report titled, “Get Out Alive.”

    The report was a dramatic, real-time demonstration of how to escape a house fire after a number of fires in the Kansas City metro claimed the lives of young children and the elderly.

    Tallan is a TV news reporter for the CBS affiliate, KCTV5 News, in Kansas City.

    She is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University.

  • Minto joins staff of Presley Tours

    MACANDA, Ill. – Bev Minto, former executive director of the Perry County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, has taken a tour director position with Presley Tours.

    Located in Macanda, Ill., Presley Tours provides travel services for southern Illinois, Missouri and southern Indiana.

    Minto will travel on motor coach tours throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.

    This is a part-time position and she will still be involved in local community activities.

    Beverly and her husband, John, live in Tobinsport.

  • River Pointe Rising
  • William Tell receives grant from the Donna Fenn Literacy Fund
  • Malone joins Harpenau Insurance Agency, Lincoln Financial

    TROY – Kelly J. Malone has joined Harpenau Insurance Agency LLC and Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.

    Malone brings with him 29 years of experience in the financial services industry.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Evansville. 

  • Dixon Realty announces new associate broker

     

    TELL CITY – Dixon Auction and Realty recently announced the addition of a new full time staff member in the company’s Real Estate Division. Kevin Feldpausch has assumed the role of full time associate broker as of Oct. 1. As a full time associate broker, Feldpausch will be available in the office Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 5 p.m. to serve clients with all aspects of their real estate transactions and help to navigate them through the local real estate market. 

  • Happy Meals, Happy Customers

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – When McDonald’s reopened it’s doors and drive-thru’s Thursday, patrons were ready to once again get their favorite treats. The restaurant’s much anticipated 8 a.m. relaunch was well attended with a full parking lot and cars extending from both pickup windows, around the building and all the way to the highway. Dozens were in attendance for a 9 a.m. Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting to rededicate the facility. Many stayed afterwards for beverages or a bite to eat.