?Salem Common Council votes to revamp longevity pay schedule for city workers PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 10 September 2008 00:00
?    ?    The City of Salem Common Council met in special session on Tuesday to discuss proposed changes in the longevity pay schedule for city workers.
     The current pay schedule adopted in 2007 calls for full time employees to receive an annual bonus equal to $208 for each year of employment by the city.  
    An example would be that an employee with 10 years of seniority receives a longevity pay bonus of $2080, paid out in equal installments throughout the eleventh year.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2008 14:18
Read more...
 
?Pekin man charged with reckless homicide in beating death of roommate PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 10 September 2008 00:00

Investigation Continuing...

    Ronald E. Dekeyser, 51, of 522 S. Gobbler Knob Road, Pekin was taken into custody on Saturday, August 30 and charged with reckless homicide in the death of David Paul Gagne, 43, of the same address.
    According to the Affidavit for Probable Cause obtained from the Washington County Prosecutor, Dustin Houchin, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call informing them of a possibly fatality.  Town of Pekin Deputy Marshal, Jeff Miller, and Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy, Rick Stewart, arrived first on the scene and discovered Gagne, deceased on the floor in a bedroom.  According to the investigating officers, the victim appeared to have been beaten.  That assessment was later confirmed by EMTs.
    Based on information received from an informant, police learned that Gagne and Dekeyser were involved in a fight early Saturday morning.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2008 15:01
Read more...
 
?Board of Commissioners get update from Economic Growth Partnership PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 10 September 2008 00:00
?    The Washington County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Wednesday, September 3 with all
members present.  The minutes of previous meetings and all claims were approved unanimously.
    As part of a presentation intended to solicit additional funding, Washington County Economic Growth Partnership
(WCEGP) Executive Director, Jerry Rose, gave the Commissioners a summary of the operating budgets for economic
development agencies in other Southern Indiana counties.
    “If we want to run with the big dogs, we need to put more money into our recruiting and marketing efforts.” said Rose.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2008 14:39
Read more...
 
?Salem drubs North Harrison 54-12 in high school football PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 10 September 2008 00:00
?    If you look over the statistics of the high school football game between visiting Salem and host North Harrison from Friday night, you’d think you were looking at a close game.
    In fact, in looking at some stats, you might even think that North Harrison might have won the contest.
    The Cougars had 10 first downs to 6 for the Lions. The hosts also had only three penalties for a total of 25 yards, while Salem had 6 penalties for a total of 40 yards penalized.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2008 14:48
Read more...
 
?Board of Aviation Commissioners express gratitude to City of Salem of prep work prior to Aviation Day PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Thursday, 04 September 2008 00:00
???    The Salem Municipal Airport Board of Aviation Commissioners (BOAC) met in regular session on Monday, August
25; all members were present.  The Board approved the minutes of previous meetings unanimously.
    Board President, Bill Barnett, gave a report on the Saturday, August 23, Aviation Day, estimating the crowd in excess of a thousand and between 25 and 30 planes arriving throughout the day.  Barnett, and all members of the Board, made special note of thanking the City of Salem for doing such an outstanding job of mowing and small fix up jobs around the airport facility prior to the event.
    Barnett also informed the BOAC that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has received written confirmation
by the agency charged with determining the impact on historic sites and buildings the new airport facility would have. In question is a log cabin on the Bowman property.  According to Barnett, the written report submitted to the FAA finds that the new airport facility will have “no impact on the historic building.”
Last Updated on Thursday, 04 September 2008 07:28
Read more...
 
<< Start < Prev 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 Next > End >>

Page 204 of 212