February 9, 2014

Business news in brief, Feb. 9, 2014

Chamber schedules ambassador lunch

The Logansport-Cass County Chamber of Commerce will have its regular ambassador lunch at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at conference room A/B in Logansport Memorial Hospital, 1101 Michigan Ave. Others may join the ambassadors as they discuss upcoming events.

SBDC to offer small business counseling

ROCHESTER — The Indiana Small Business Development Center will visit the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce, 822 Main St., Rochester, on Feb. 20 to counsel owners of existing small businesses or those wishing to start one. The counseling is free, but call 574-224-2666 to get a spot on the schedule.

Monticello chamber hosting luncheon

MONTICELLO — The Greater Monticello Chamber and Visitors Bureau will host a lunch at noon Feb. 18 at Riverside Restaurant, 1809 N. Francis St., Monticello. $10 includes meal, drink and gratuity. A different speaker addresses the group each month. For more information, call the chamber at 574-583-7220.

WoodBridge recognizes employee attendance

WoodBridge Health Campus recently recognized 20 of its employees for having perfect attendance in 2013.

WoodBridge staff members were among over 1,009 employees with Trilogy Health Services LLC who did not miss a day of work and were not tardy from Jan. 1, 2013, through Dec. 31, 2013. For this achievement they received a $250 bonus and an additional day of paid time off along with a plaque recognizing their accomplishment.

Employees recognized included Mary Ellen Albright, Tracey Berry, Kim Burton, Cindy Clark, Darla Cowell, Cindy Dearinger, Valerie Dittman, Deanna Forker, Donna Foster, Lee Ann Fry, Brooke Griffith, Tandy Hall, Veronica Osborn, Paula Packard, Meredith Shipley, Lisa Smith, Peggy Spencer, Tina Spencer, Kelli Tribbett and Carolyn Watson.

Tyson earnings increase 47 percent

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Tyson Foods Inc. reported strong earnings in its first quarter of 2014 this week.

Sales rose to $8.8 billion, an increase of 4.7 percent over the first quarter of 2013. Operating income was at $412 million, a 36 percent increase from a year ago.

Net income per share attributable to Tyson came in at $0.72, up 49 percent compared to the first quarter of the prior year.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • Earns General Motors [Duplicate] [Duplicate] GM profit 2Q falls 85 pct. on recall costs DETROIT (AP) — Recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter, cutting its net income by 85 percent. The automaker, which is in the midst of the worst recall crisis in its history, posted a net profit of $190

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • China McDonald's KFC [Duplicate] [Duplicate] Boss of company in China meat scandal apologizes BEIJING (AP) — The chairman of an American meat supplier apologized Thursday for a Chinese subsidiary that is accused of selling expired beef and chicken to restaurants including McDonald's and KFC. Fast food chains in China suspended use of products

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMF sees US growth at weakest since recession WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth this year will likely be at the weakest pace since the Great Recession ended, the International Monetary Fund said, mostly because of a sharp, weather-related contraction in the first quarter. But the global len

    July 23, 2014

  • Wall Street [Duplicate] [Duplicate] US stock slip to start the week; Six Flags sinks NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market drifted lower to start the week as more companies lined up to post their quarterly earnings. Mounting tensions between Russia and the West over the downed plane in Ukraine also occupied investors' attention. KEEPING S

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Russia's Severstal selling US plants for $2.3B NEW YORK (AP) — Russian steel company Severstal is exiting the U.S. market, selling a pair of steel plants to AK Steel and Steel Dynamics for about $2.33 billion. Word of a possible sale began to circulate earlier this year as the West threatened san

    July 21, 2014

  • BIZ BUZZ: Manor Motel to reopen under new owners A new owner is sprucing up the Manor Motel on Logansport’s east side.Closed since January 2013 after its was repossessed by Bank of Indiana, the motel sold June 3 to Harshadrhai Patel, an Ohio man, according to the motel’s new manager, Chaku Patel.Th

    July 20, 2014

  • Business news in brief, July 20 Barrett namedto legal associationMatthew D. Barrett, a Logansport attorney, recently became a lifetime member of the Elite Lawyers of America and received an award to commemorate his jury trial achievements.Elite Lawyers of America is a national orga

    July 20, 2014

  • BIZ-PT072014 consumer reports.jpg Consumer Reports: Best home face-lifts for $50 or less Is your house making a good first impression? If the door and other areas around the front are looking like they need work, it could put off potential buyers, not to mention visitors, according to ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher o

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Teen starts first job - and savings plan DEAR BRUCE: My 18-year-old son recently started his first job. He keeps asking me where he should put his money to start saving for his future. He said he can afford to put $50 a week in a savings account. How much do you think he should accumulate i

    July 20, 2014

  • Wall Street [Duplicate] [Duplicate] US stocks trading higher on company earnings Stocks headed for a higher close late Friday afternoon, rebounding on a wave of strong corporate earnings from Google, Honeywell and other big companies. Bank holding company Huntington Bancshares and furniture maker Knoll were among the big gainers.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

The Pence administration continues to cut Indiana agency budgets despite a state surplus of $2 billion. Is this wise management of state funds?

Not sure
     View Results
Featured Ads
AP Video
Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' House Committee at Odds Over Obama Lawsuit Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands Raw: UN School Used As Shelter Hit by Tank Shell Raw: Gunmen Attack Iraqi Prison Convoy Plane Leaves Ukraine With More Crash Victims The Rock Brings Star Power to Premiere Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Gen. Odierno Discusses Ukraine, NATO at Forum Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Creative Makeovers for Ugly Cellphone Towers Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.