• Jon Hartz retiring, community invited to open house

    TELL CITY – Jon Hartz, Old National Bank operations executive and a Perry County native, is retiring at the end of December after 40 years of dedicated service.

    To celebrate Jon’s retirement, Old National is hosting an open house this Wednesday, Dec. 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Tell City Pour Haus, 706 Humboldt St.

    The community is invited to join Jon, his family, friends and co-workers this Wednesday, Dec. 21 as they thank him for his dedication to Old National and Perry County.

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  • Fenn retires
  • A monster restoration project on Main Street


    Staff Writer


    TELL CITY – Restoration of a sprawling 297,000-square-foot warehouse in the 100 Block of Main Street into hopeful office space may soon see some help.

    The Perry County Port Authority plans to seek funding through the state’s Industrial Recovery DINO Tax Credit program. The initiative is intended to recoup “dinosaur buildings” into usable business real estate.

  • Jasper Engines promotes two within leadership team

    JASPER – Jasper Engines and Transmissions is pleased to announce the following changes to its production leadership team and maintenance staff.

    Matt Bland has been named Gas Division Manager at the Wernsing Road facility in Jasper. He started his career with Jasper Aug. 9, 2010, in the inside sales department.

    In May 2012, Bland began participating in Jasper production system workshops.

  • Rich named chamber director

    PERRY COUNTY – Wendi Rich has been named the new executive director of the Perry County Chamber of Commerce.

    The public will have a chance to meet her during a Christmas open house this Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tell City Depot. The event will also serve as an open house for the Perry County Development Corp. and the Perry County Convention and Visitors Bureau. 

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  • St. Mary’s expands cardiology services at PCMH

    TELL CITY – St. Mary’s Health has announced the expansion of its long standing commitment to cardiology services at Perry County Memorial Hospital. St. Mary’s Medical Group Cardiologist, Dr. Phillip Behrens, has added a second day to see patients in the office at Tell City Clinic, in addition to providing daily patient rounds and noninvasive cardiac testing. St. Mary’s Health is part of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and nonprofit health system.

  • Applications sought for energy assistance program

    TELL CITY – The Energy Assistance Program administered by Lincoln Hills Development Corp. is in full swing and accepting applications. Randy Dennison, LHDC’s president and chief executive officer, said  approximately 800 applications have been accepted and LHDC is continuing to accept them.  The program will continue through May 12, 2017.

    The Energy Assistance Program is designed to assist income-eligible households with the high costs of home

  • New technician on the Hoosier National Forest

    TELL CITY – Mike Fenn, a native of Perry County, has started work at the Hoosier National Forest’s  Tell City office working in timber sale preparation. His responsibilities will be Forest-wide.