• Crop Day seminar to highlight new tech, herbicide resistance

    ST. MEINRAD – The annual Perry-Spencer Crop Day program will be held Tuesday, March 7, at the St. Meinrad Community Center. Sponsor displays will open at 5:15 p.m., with the meal beginning at 6.

    Crop Day is a joint effort between Purdue Extension and Soil & Water Conservation Districts in Perry and Spencer counties. 

  • Hospital trustees OK Tell City Clinic upgrade




    TELL CITY – The Tell City Clinic will get a needed sprucing up under a $120,000 upgrade plan approved Wednesday by Perry County Memorial Hospital’s Board of Trustees. The group approved upgrades for the clinic, including new floor covering, ceiling tile and painting. The work won’t cover the entire building, which includes a large lower level. However, it will include the clinic’s waiting room and some other patient areas.

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  • Waupaca Foundry named top John Deere supplier

    WAUPACA, Wis.  –Waupaca Foundry Inc., a Hitachi Metals group company, has earned recognition as a partner-level supplier for 2016 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Co.’s highest supplier rating.

    Waupaca Foundry was selected for its dedication to providing outstanding quality iron castings as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Foundry leaders accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on Jan. 11 in Moline, Ill. at Deere & Co.’s Ag & Turf Division headquarters.

  • Forest management course Feb. 16

    BIRDSEYE – A course titled “Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner” will be offered by Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. The purpose of the course is to assist private woodland owners in becoming more knowledgeable managers of their woodlands.

    If you own woodland or are considering buying woodland, are considering selling timber, want to enhance  the wildlife habitat on your land, or just enjoy the beauty and solitude of your woods, then this class is for you.

  • Joint chief’s project brings local jobs to area

    TELL CITY – Three new employees hired to assist with projects made possible by Joint Chief’s Award funding have now begun working in their new positions.

    This group will focus on timber stand improvement and invasive species control. Funding for this work is expected to last for the next year and a half, after which these employees may transition to different responsibilities.

  • USI, Trilogy embark on unique public-private partnership

    EVANSVILLE – The University of Southern Indiana’s Center for Healthy Aging and Wellness announces its first public-private partnership to increase educational and career opportunities for students interested in working with older adults. Trilogy Health Services has committed $50,000 to fund six annual scholarships for USI undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of clinical and non-clinical disciplines.

  • Auditions set for Holiday World entertainment lineup for 2017

    SANTA CLAUS – Local auditions for Holiday World’s 2017 cast of entertainers will be held at the theme park later this month and in March.

    This season’s entertainment lineup at Holiday World includes the following:

    Country: LIVE!: Contemporary and classic country hits performed by a live band

    WOW: World of Wonder: Singers, dancers and specialty acts “wow” audiences

    EPIC Praise: Inspirational Contemporary Christian music

    Legacy: Themed music performed a cappella throughout the park

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  • Southern Indiana Power now taking grant applications

    PERRY COUNTY – Southern Indiana Power announces that its Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Feb. 15, with disbursement in March.  Applications are available in the Southern Indiana Power office and on their website at www.sinpwr.com.  Click on the “Forms” tab and then the “Operation Round Up” application link.  Due to the possible volume there will be no blank applications mailed.