• Survey shows holiday cookout costs down

    INDIANAPOLIS – An Independence Day cookout featuring some of Americans’ favorite summer foods – hot dogs, cheeseburgers, ribs, baked beans and other items – will be a little less expensive this year, according to an annual survey from Indiana Farm Bureau.

    Farm Bureau’s informal survey shows the average cost to feed 10 people at a summer cookout is $48.06 – or just over $4.80 per person. This compares to last year’s total of $48.78.

  • Waninger achieves Circle of Success recognition

    TELL CITY– J. Kevin Waninger, a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program. Waninger was honored for this achievement at the 2016 National Conference in Las Vegas, Nev. 

    While at the conference, advisors shared best practices with peers and focused on how they can continue to serve clients’ needs with the most current and effective strategies, products and solutions. 

  • Chamber honors Heitkemper




    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards dinner, as it has for several years, honored the efforts of local business and the entrepreneurial spirit that remains strong in the community. But a new award, presented for the first time Tuesday, honored a career of community service provided by a longtime chamber supporter.

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  • Hospital reaches 90th percentile in patient experience

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital is proud to announce its achievements in improving the organization’s patient experience scores. The score has steadily improved over the past year and now places PCMH in the top decile of all hospitals in Press Ganey’s national patient experience database.

  • Chamber of Commerce announces business award winners

    TELL CITY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held its 15th Annual Business Awards Dinner on Tuesday, June 21, at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

     Businesses, nonprofits and individuals from across the community gathered for the celebratory event.

  • WorkOne office to relocate

    TELL CITY – The WorkOne office in Tell City will relocate to the Ivy Tech Campus, located at 1034 31st St. in Tell City. Office hours are Monday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • 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.