• Hospital partnering with school district to begin wellness clinic

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital and Tri-State Community Clinics are partnering with the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. to develop a wellness clinic.  The wellness clinic will provide a proactive approach to health for school staff and their dependents.

    Some of the services offered will be urgent care access, health coaching for staff and dependents and  wellness assessments. 

  • SIRS recertified in excellence program

    INDIANAPOLIS – Boonville-based Southern Indiana Resource Solutions Inc. received consecutive certification as a participating organization in the Indiana Safety and Health Recognition Program. INSHARP sites are small Hoosier companies with exemplary workplace safety and health culture and achievement.

  • Chamber of Commerce accepting applications for annual awards dinner

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Chamber of Commerce has announced the call for nominations for the 16th annual Perry County Chamber Awards Dinner.

    One award will be given for each of the five categories: large business (25 or more employees), small business (fewer than 25 employees), entrepreneurship, applause award (nonprofit, civic organization or charity) and outstanding citizen award.

    The award winners will be chosen by an independent panel and will be announced at the dinner held June 13. Nominations are due by Monday, May 8, at 4 p.m.

  • Two for the road: Cycle shop a world of its own for Youngs


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    “When the weather’s nice, you’ll find me in here wrenching,” motorcycle mechanic Josh Young said as he peered from behind a current project. “And that’s a good thing.”

  • Jasper Engines announces record-setting share value

    JASPER – Associate-owner shareholders in the Jasper Engines & Transmissions Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) were treated to another record-setting share value April 25.  A total of  $9,963,676 in new shares was distributed to 2,316 eligible associate-owners.

    Jasper Engines share value has experienced rocket-ship growth since the inception of its ESOP in 2009 at $2.30 per share.

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  • Tucker Publishing Group promotes Lutgring

    EVANSVILLE – Trista J. Lutgring has been promoted to the position of managing editor at Tucker Publishing Group.

    She joined Tucker Publishing Group in 2015 and previously served as senior writer since July 2016. Prior to her affiliation with TPG, Lutgring worked as a sales representative and feature writer at the Perry County News in Tell City. In 2012, she was awarded second place in Best Sports Feature category of the Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.

  • Riverport, logistics company to promote future rail services


    TELL CITY – Dallas, Texas-based TNW Logistic Services LLC formally announced its partnership with the Perry County Port Authority, which will expand economic development opportunities in the Tell City River Port area. The News first announced the prospective deal in February, which will help assess target properties for future development.

  • Tri-state physical therapist receives certification in dry-needling technique

    TELL CITY – Brandi Labhart, physical therapist and clinical director for advanced rehabilitation Inc. received her functional dry needling certification from KinetaCore Physical Therapy Education in September 2016.

    Functional dry needling is the insertion of fine filament needles into neuromuscular junctions, or trigger points, which stimulates the muscle  brings pain relief and significantly improved function to athletes and patients who have been suffering for years.

  • A grand opening for Bargains Grocery