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Business

  • Stable to store, a ‘Bittersweet’ journey

    Story and Photos by Stuart Cassidy

     

    Looking toward the future of a distinctive undertaking, Dawn and Shelby Brown are proud of this area’s rural heritage and their own. With Shelby spending a lifetime in farming and Dawn gravitating toward the crafts and antiques scene, they are venturing into their own unique blend of country niche that will see them open their own store near Gatchel.

  • Perry County Memorial Hospital making a difference in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital Radiology Department will offer a 15-percent discount for women who schedule and receive a mammogram during the month of October.

    Along with the decreased hospital rate, Perry County Memorial Hospital Radiologists, Dr. Scott Babin and Dr. Sean Ladson are also offering a 15 percent mammogram reading discount. Women will leave their appointment with a bag full of goodies and a chance to win a weekly drawing for a Skinsations facial, massage, mani/pedi, or a fall wreath.

  • Branchville Correctional Facility recognizes Employees of the Quarter

    BRANCHVILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility has named its employees of the quarter. Non-custody Employee of the Quarter is Angela Howland.  She works as a human resource associate at the facility.  She began her career at Branchville in 1993 as a switchboard operator.  She also served as a personnel technician before being promoted to her current position. 

    Contractual Employee of the Quarter is Saundra Kvant. She is employed by Knowledge Services and she works as a secretary for Unit Team. She began her career at Branchville in 2017.

  • GAB president to lead Indiana Bankers Association

    FRENCH LICK – Clay W. Ewing, president, chief banking officer and secretary to the board of directors of German American Bancorp Inc., Jasper, has been elected 2018 chairman of the board of directors of the Indiana Bankers Association.

    Ewing is a resident of Tell City. He currently serves the IBA as first vice chairman and was elected to his new position at the association’s annual business meeting on Sept. 11 in French Lick.

  • The intrinsic value of teamwork

    Editor’s Note: This article is one of a regular series  profiling workplace skills important for the modern job market. It was written by Glenn Etienne, owner of Construction Engineering Solution LLC.

     

    “Teamwork” entails working together with others in a collaborative way so each person can contribute individual talents, thoughts and efforts in pursuit of a common goal. It means being alert and sensitive to others’ abilities, attitudes and feelings so as to interact well and draw out the best of each other.

  • SWCD accepting supervisor applications

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for an elected supervisor position. Ronnie James has held the supervisor position since 1987 and has decided not to run for re-election.

    An individual would serve as an elected district supervisor for a three-year term, beginning at the SWCD annual meeting on Feb. 27, 2018.

    If conservation of our soil, water and other related natural resources is an important priority with you this is your opportunity to make a difference.

  • Local linemen help with hurricane relief

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Power has dispatched crews and equipment to Georgia to assist in Hurricane Irma recovery efforts there. The storm created widespread property damage with more than 6 million without power in the southeastern part of the country.

    An estimated 60 Indiana electric cooperative linemen left Tuesday. They will work in two-week shifts until power is restored to the region.

  • Wildebeest named top water park ride; Holiday World voted cleanest

    SANTA CLAUS – Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari’s Wildebeest water coaster took top honors once again during the 2017 Golden Ticket Awards ceremony, held this past weekend at Lake Compounce Amusement Park in Bristol, Conn.                   

  • Health screenings coming to TC Methodist Church Oct. 18

    TELL CITY – Residents living in and around Tell City can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions, with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.  First United Methodist Church will host this community event on Oct. 18. The site is located at 702 10th St. in Tell City.

    Screenings can check for:

    • The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health.

    • HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels

  • Slow July impacts PCMH finances

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    TELL CITY – A smaller number of admissions and less demand for services had a big  impact on finances at Perry County Memorial Hospital in July, trustees learned during a meeting Aug. 23, but the volume of services provided by the hospital have rebounded in August, the hospital’s chief executive officer said.