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  • Ferdinand Farmers Mutual directors receive professional designations from national grocery

    FERDINAND – Two board members for Ferdinand Farmers Mutual Insurance Co. in Ferdinand received Farm Mutual Director Certification designations from the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. 
    Jim Kemper and Alan Weyer were among 68 farm mutual directors recognized during NAMIC’s 117th annual convention in September. 
    NAMIC launched the Farm Mutual Director Certification Program in 2007 to recognize farm mutual insurance company board members for their educational accomplishments and their dedication to professionalism.

  • PCMH to offer CPR classes

    PERRY COUNTY – CPR certification classes for Heartsaver AED, health-care providers or students will be held at the Perry County EMS-Rescue building, located near Perry County Memorial Hospital, Dec. 19.  

  • Chamber’s annual Christmas Cash drawings under way

    PERRY COUNTY – County residents are encouraged to do their Christmas shopping with local businesses and to participate in the Perry County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas Cash drawings.
    To register for gift certificate drawings totaling $1,100, visit one of the following merchants: Celebrations, Domestic Goddess Salon & Boutique, Fischer Furniture and Appliance, German American, Hauenstein’s, Noble’s IGA, Now & Then, Old National Bank, Roland’s Jewelry, Skinsations and The Greenhouse & Bouquets.

  • Mu Gamma Sorority annual cheeseballs

    TELL CITY – Mu Gamma Sorority is taking orders for its annual cheeseball sales. Two kinds of cheeseballs being sold are Old English and “Holiday.”
    The Old English is a blend of smooth mild cheddar cheeses and “Holiday” is made with green peppers, onions and pineapple.  
    Cost is $7. They will be made Dec. 15.
    If you are interested in ordering a cheeseball, contact any sorority member or call Susan Harpenau at 547-6560.
     

  • Brahm – Stutsman

    Casey Brahm and Zach Stutsman of Tell City announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Bishop of Santa Claus and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Brahm of Ferdinand. She is the granddaughter of Mary Patterson of Tell City and Cleon Brahm of Ferdinand. She is a graduate of Heritage Hills High School, Purdue University and Ivy Tech. She works as an office assistant at C&S Inc.

  • Councilmen question additional appropriations

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    TELL CITY – Members of the county council questioned once again why county departments needed additional appropriations to cover their expenses.

  • City council adopts ordinances

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Council members voted at a regular meeting Nov. 12 to adopt an ordinance permitting Clerk-Treasurer Arvina Bozarth to make certain payments by electronic funds transfers.

    “Starting Jan. 1, the Indiana Department of Revenue will no longer accept checks,” Bozarth explained. “They want everything done through electronic payment.”

  • City council concerned about losing kids, safety

    By KEVIN KOELLING
    Managing Editor

    CANNELTON – Cannelton Common Councilman Emory Yaggi said during a Nov. 12 meeting of that city’s leaders he’s concerned about children leaving the city to attend schools in other districts.

    “When you go up to the highway, you see all these kids standing out, and there’s a good 20 waiting for about three school buses – I know there’s nothing we can do about that,” he said.

  • Spencer County lands $1 billion fertilizer plant

    By STUART CASSIDY
    Staff Reporter

    ROCKPORT – Months of speculation as to the regional location of a potential fertilizer facility is over. The Illinois-based Ohio Valley Resources LLC announced Thursday the company will call Spencer County home.