• Nominations announced for chamber business awards

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce has announced nominations for the 2016 Chamber Business Award Dinner scheduled for Tuesday, June 21, at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

    Awards will be given in four categories. Nominees by category are:

    Large business: Waupaca Foundry and Perry-Spencer Communications.

    Small Business: Franzman Insurance, Eagles Wings Zipline, Advanced Rehabilitation Inc., River Pointe and Memorial Health Bristow.

  • Franzman Insurance Recognized By Auto-Owners

    TELL CITY – Auto- Owners Insurance has announced that Franzman Insurance Agency Inc. of Tell City has been named one of the top-10 growth agencies for the company in the state of Indiana for 2015. The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Marion, and at a reception with all regional associates, where they and other recipients were presented with a plaque commemorating their accomplishment.

    Franzman Insurance Agency has represented Auto-Owners since 1988.

  • Lane certified as a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor

    TELL CITY – Doug Lane, a financial advisor with J. Kevin Waninger, a platinum financial services practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Tell City, has achieved the professional designation of Chartered Retirement Planning Counselors through The College of Financial Planning.

    Lane successfully completed the rigorous requirements that include course work and a series of examinations that cover pre-and post-retirement needs, asset management, estate planning and the entire retirement planning process using models and techniques from real client situations.

  • Purdue student painter ready for color-filled summer


    Staff Writer


    PERRY COUNTY – Purdue student Marvin Walls has been doing some canvassing.

    Not for a political candidate but for himself and his burgeoning business.

    Walls belongs to CalRob Venture Group, a national company that deals in painting, both residential and commercial. The idea is to not only prepare students for managerial life after college, but to pay them during their time working with the company.

  • A ’Sensational’ day to cut a ribbon
  • Branchville Correctional Facility recognizes employees of the quarter

    BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Employee Appreciation Team has announced  Branchville Correctional Facility’s Employees of the Quarter. 

    •  Supervisor of the Quarter, Linda Stone. She is a correctional sergeant at the facility and began her career at Branchville in 2004.

    • Non-Custody Employee of the Quarter: Joanne Flamion.  Mrs. Flamion is a Secretary III at the facility. She began her career at Branchville in 1990. 

  • Century 21 Arnold & Associates welcomes new broker associate

    TELL CITY – Amanda Lasher has joined the broker associate team of Century 21 Arnold & Associates in Tell City.

  • Individual Development Account Program Accepting Applications

    PERRY COUNTY – Lincoln Hills Development Corp. continues to operate the Individual Development Account Program. Under this program, income eligible individuals and families can earn while they learn and see their savings matched up to $900 annually.

    The IDA Program is administered by LHDC and designed to help eligible individuals save money while learning financial skills. Through the program, qualified applicants are encouraged to save money, with every dollar they save matched by $3 from the state and federal levels.

  • Waupaca CEO retires, replacement announced

    WAUPACA, WISC. – Waupaca Foundry chief operating officer and president Mike Nikolai will be appointed to chief executive officer effective July 1. Longtime CEO Gary Gigante, announced his retirement effective at the end of the company’s first quarter in 2016. Also announcing his retirement was executive vice president of sales and marketing, Kris Pfaehler, who will be succeeded by executive vice president John Wiesbrock.

  • Southern Hills Counseling Center welcomes new team member