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  • PCMH welcomes Dr. Glenn Sherman

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital announced the addition of Dr. Glenn Sherman and expansion of the Spencer County Clinic in early January. Dr. Sherman will provide services at the new Spencer County Clinic beginning Monday, Jan. 15.

    Sherman is not a new face to the area as he has been serving the community for more than 24 years in both private practice and nursing home care.

  • Hospital offering new therapy for chronic pain relief

    Patients suffering from lifelong chronic pain now have a new treatment option available. Dry needling therapy is available at Perry County Memorial Hospital. This revolutionary new treatment intervention is helping bring pain relief to athletes and individuals who have been suffering for years. 

    Dry needling is an effective and specialized therapeutic treatment for muscular tension and spasm. It involves the insertion of fine filament needles into the skin and muscle directly at a myofascial trigger point.

  • Woodland invasive species workshop Jan. 30

    TELL CITY – Emerald ash borer, chestnut blight, Dutch elm disease, the list goes on and on of introduced insects and diseases that have wreaked havoc on Indiana forests. Invasive species are a scourge of our woodlands and natural areas.

    It is important that landowners understand these threats and how to combat them and prevent future threats from causing additional damage to our native forests. 

  • Thermwood announces promotions, new hires

    Dauby named manager of demonstrations and software sales

     

    DALE – Thermwood Corp. has announced the promotion of Patrick Dauby to manager of demonstrations and software sales. In his new role, Dauby will be responsible for managing and scheduling Thermwood’s customer demonstration facility and overseeing CNC solutions for customers that range over a wide variety of applications.

  • Operation Round Up grant cycle opens

    PERRY COUNTY – Southern Indiana Power announces that its Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications from through Feb. 15, with disbursement in March. Applications are available in the Southern Indiana Power office and on the website at www.sinpwr.com.

    Click on the “My Community” tab, then “Operation Round Up” and select the appropriate application link. Due to the possible volume there will be no blank applications mailed.

  • The (Lady) Barber of Troy

    By ERIC WHITtAKER

    Special to the Perry County News

     

    Troy has a new barber in town who caters to what she says provides “old school barbering.”

    Amy Kleeman opened Mane Street Barbershop a little over a year ago, serving the grooming needs of male clientele. Amy says she wants her shop to “be a cool place to hang out and get a cut.”

    The granddaughter of Glenn Schroeder, a long-time barber in Tell City, she was inspired by her grandfather’s business and decided to enter barbering school. 

  • 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?