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  • Ladies Day Out nets funds for PCMH oncology
  • Crane Naval Support Activity seeking to hire nearly 600

    By LAURA LANE

    Bloomington Herald-Times

     

    CRANE – Crane Naval Support Activity will be hiring 400 new workers in 2019 and filling another 180 positions left empty from attrition as the southern Indiana military base gears up to meet demands from the Department of Defense.

  • U.S. health care’s primary problem is a doctor shortage

    FRED JACOBS

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    America’s medical system is facing a primary care crisis. To meet our nation’s needs would require almost 15,000 additional primary care doctors. Take into account the effects of aging and population growth, and the shortage will climb to almost 50,000 by 2030.

    There are thousands of highly qualified students at international medical schools eager to fill this gap.

  • Awash in greetings
  • Foundation offers ability to make lasting gifts

    Editor’s Note: This is another in an occasional series of profiles of funds established through the Perry County Community Foundation. Profiled here are the Charles S. (Blackie) and Rose H. Paulin Scholarship Fund and the Rose Hazel Gabbert Paulin and Charles S. (Blackie) Paulin Scholarship Fund.

     

  • Vectren moving forward on Troy solar project

    SPENCER COUNTY – Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana announced it has reached an agreement with the Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor and the Citizens Action Coalition to build a 50-megawatt universal solar array in eastern Spencer County as part of Vectren’s long-term electric generation transition plan.

    The agreement was filed with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.

  • Fall property taxes due Nov. 13

    TELL CITY – Perry Countians are reminded of the upcoming deadline to pay the fall installment of property taxes. Payments are due Tuesday, Nov. 13.  Any payments received after that date will be subject to a penalty.

    Due to Veterans Day, the office will be open Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8 a.m. to noon for paying taxes. The office will also be open until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Normal business hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

    All mailed payments must be postmarked by Nov. 13 to avoid a late penalty.

  • USDA begins issuing farm safety net, CRP payments

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced on Friday that the United State Department of Agriculture continues to invest in rural America with more than $4.8 billion in payments being made, starting this month, to agricultural producers through the Farm Service Agency’s Agriculture Risk Coverage, Price Loss Coverage and Conservation Reserve programs.

    Approximately $3 billion in payments will be made under the ARC and PLC programs for the 2017 crop year, and approximately $1.8 billion in annual rental payments under CRP for 2018.

  • Foundation Profile: Earl and Hazel Etienne Scholarship Fund

    Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles profiling funds established through the Perry County Community Foundation. This was written by Joan Hess about the fund established by children of Earl and Hazel Etienne.

     

  • Tell City attorneys moving into new offices

    TELL CITY – Chris Goffinet and Jeff Hagedorn, owners of the law firm Huber Goffinet & Hagedorn, will be relocating their offices to share space with John Werner at his office located at 644 12th St., Tell City, effective Monday, Oct. 29. 

    “We are excited to be sharing office space with John, who has been practicing law in Perry County for over 45 years,” said Hagedorn.