• Company with Shiloh Road address purchases former hospital

    TELL CITY – A sales disclosure filed in the sale of the former Perry County Memorial Hospital shows the buyer to be a company with a Perry County address.

    Highub LLC, which closed the sale of the former hospital and other lots near the Ohio River last month for $80,000 listed its principal address as 5983 Shiloh Road, Tell City.

    Signing the sales disclosure were Byron Hubert and Robert Higdon. The sale included the hospital’s contents. The News has been unable to reach anyone with the corporation to discuss plans for the property.

  • Superior Ag promotes new plant manager

    HUNTINGBURG – Superior Ag has announced the promotion of Danny Hoffman as the feed mill plant manager for its Dale feed mill facility, which is scheduled to begin production in late-May of 2018.

    In his new position, Hoffman will continue to serve customers who do business with the Jasper location, along with the responsibilities of operations for the new feed mill, including safety, receiving, manufacturing, delivery, quality, cost and employee relations.

  • Manufacturing in growth and transition

    Michael Hicks

    Guest Columnist


    In the decade since the beginning of the Great Recession, industrial production (e.g. manufacturing, mining and electricity production) has been a political football of both the left and right. It’s time to stop playing that game, and a good way to start is to review some facts about these industries, which continue to provide a significant share of the Midwestern economy.

  • The state revenue forecast update

    Larry DeBoer

    Guest Columnist


    On Monday, Dec. 18, Indiana legislators, state officials, reporters, and policy geeks gathered in the Statehouse and online, for the annual reveal of the state revenue forecast update. Would Santa arrive early with a pack full of added revenues so legislators could make rather merry in the coming session of the General Assembly? Or would the Grinch leave revenue even too small for a mouse?

  • PCMH welcomes new orthopedics doctor

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital, through a partnership with Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Owensboro, welcomes back orthopedics to the community. The partnership provides both surgical and non-surgical care to address the orthopedic needs of individuals in the community.

  • LETTER: Proposed project won’t hit environment

    Editor’s Note: This letter concerns a proposed industrial project near Dale in Spencer County.


    There is an old adage that states: When people are left to speculate, they will always speculate the worst. Recent media coverage shows that this adage may be a developing reality among some citizens of the Town of Dale and Spencer County regarding a planned industrial project.

  • Roland’s Jewelry donates to local food pantries
  • An elf at work
  • Indiana has no jobs problem




    There seems to be a widespread belief that what ails many an Indiana community could be remedied by a few more good-paying jobs.

    This conviction is so common that it leaks into political campaigns, forcing otherwise thoughtful candidates to succumb to the siren call of “jobs.”

  • Preparing Indiana’s workforce for a ‘Next Level’ economy

    Kevin Brinegar

    Guest Columnist


    Indiana’s record-setting pace for economic development deals in 2017 is a testament to an aggressive business attraction effort and an appealing business climate – employers and elected officials working together toward a common vision: Lowering barriers to investment and innovation, raising the bar for efficient government and creating a quality of life that makes Indiana a better place to live and work.