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Business

  • Gordmans grand opening Thursday

    TELL CITY – Apparel and home décor retailer Gordmans, a division of Stage Stores, will debut its new store in Tell City with a grand opening celebration, beginning with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 7.

    The new Tell City store is part of a company-wide expansion which includes 38 new locations across the country. As part of the festivities, the new and current Gordmans stores will be offering giveaways and other fun surprises.

  • Waninger earns financial advising Circle of Success

    TELL CITY –  J. Kevin Waninger, CFP MBA, a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Tell City, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program and will be honored for this achievement in 2019.

    Waninger established himself as one of the company’s top advisors. Only a select number of high-performing advisors earn this distinction.

    He has 25 years of experience with Ameriprise Financial.

  • Poor education policy is hurting Indiana’s economic recovery

    Michael Hicks

    Guest Columnist

     

    As 2019 begins anew, economists suggest a softening national economy. Industrial production is in decline and retail sales dropped in December. Consumers even shifted their purchases to Wal-Mart, signaling lowered expectations about the economy. Much of Europe is sliding into recession, and China may already be in a slump. The sole unambiguous piece of good news is found in the unemployment rate, but that is a lagging economic indicator.

  • Commission gets TIF spending update

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – With several new members on the county redevelopment commission, the board was updated Friday about on-going infrastructure projects being funded by tax-increment finance dollars. Though the redevelopment commission handles the accounts the money is derived from, the work going toward business-building ventures is being facilitated and overseen by the Perry County Development Corp.

  • Keller joins Memorial Health Bristow in role of nurse practitioner

    BRISTOW – Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is pleased to announce the addition of Nurse Practitioner S. Tia Keller to the staff of Memorial Health Bristow.

    Nurse practitioners are advanced practice registered nurses who are educated and trained to provide health promotion and maintenance through the diagnosis and treatment of acute illness as well as chronic health conditions.

    Nurse practitioners conduct patient history and physical exams, and may order diagnostic tests and medical treatments, including prescribing medications.

  • Cornerstone Counseling ribbon cutting
  • A welcome for accountants
  • Terry accounting firm ribbon cutting today

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome Budd, Terry & Associates, Certified Public Accountants to 707 Main St., Tell City. An open house will take place on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 11 a.m. noon, and a ribbon cutting will take place at 11:30 a.m.

    The president of Budd, Terry & Associates, Mr. Wes Terry, and his staff would like to encourage everyone to tour the newly renovated office and learn more about the services they provide.

  • Your tax refund might be smaller than usual this year

    By ERIC WHITTAKER

    Feature Writer

     

    PERRY COUNTY – Reports about lower tax refunds have been circulating in the national press since the first tax returns were reviewed in the beginning of the month, but local tax preparers have a handle on the situation, including explanations for their clients and the county.

    The IRS has reported that since the initial tax filings began this year, so far the average tax refund has dropped about 9 percent from the same time last year.

  • SWCD awards