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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.

  • Dzimianski named to leadership group

    EVANSVILLE – Eighteen individuals have been selected to participate in the University of Southern Indiana’s 2017 Connect with Southern Indiana program. Now in its 11th year, Connect with Southern Indiana is focused on promoting active citizenship for individuals across a nine-county region in southwest Indiana.

    The group will meet Jan. 27 in Spencer County and March 17 in Perry County.

  • Local author releases new book

    JASPER – As a Jasper optometrist and Perry County native, Dr. Gregory K. Gordon helps people “see” more clearly day after day.

    As a motivational speaker and author of four books, with several more surprise titles on the way soon, Gordon helps people “see” with an even greater vision.

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of Gordon’s first book, “Fool Circle,” which was published in 1997 by Cornerstone Publishing in Virginia Beach, Va.

  • Rural Emporium
  • Hoosier National Forest welcomes special new employee

    Following the recent retirement of two dedicated and hard-working Hoosier National Forest employees, mules Ruth and Jack, the Forest stock program was in need of new recruits.

    After a thorough search for the right candidate to join our mule team, Lollie (pictured below) was selected to carry on the Hoosier National Forest’s long tradition of stock support for wilderness and other trail work.

  • Perry County Farm Bureau annual meeting March 2

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Farm Bureau Inc. annual pork chop dinner will be held Thursday, March 2, at 6 p.m. at Derby Community Center, located at 12800 State Road 66, Derby.

    There will be a short business meeting at 6:15 p.m. The cost $5 per person. RSVP at (812) 547-7044, email yvette.hendershot@infb.com or stop by the Farm Bureau office by Feb. 24.

     

  • Scott Peter family honored with conservation award