• SWCD accepting supervisor applications

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting applications for an elected supervisor position. Ronnie James has held the supervisor position since 1987 and has decided not to run for re-election.

    An individual would serve as an elected district supervisor for a three-year term, beginning at the SWCD annual meeting on Feb. 27, 2018.

    If conservation of our soil, water and other related natural resources is an important priority with you this is your opportunity to make a difference.

  • Local linemen help with hurricane relief

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Power has dispatched crews and equipment to Georgia to assist in Hurricane Irma recovery efforts there. The storm created widespread property damage with more than 6 million without power in the southeastern part of the country.

    An estimated 60 Indiana electric cooperative linemen left Tuesday. They will work in two-week shifts until power is restored to the region.

  • Wildebeest named top water park ride; Holiday World voted cleanest

    SANTA CLAUS – Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari’s Wildebeest water coaster took top honors once again during the 2017 Golden Ticket Awards ceremony, held this past weekend at Lake Compounce Amusement Park in Bristol, Conn.                   

  • Health screenings coming to TC Methodist Church Oct. 18

    TELL CITY – Residents living in and around Tell City can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions, with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.  First United Methodist Church will host this community event on Oct. 18. The site is located at 702 10th St. in Tell City.

    Screenings can check for:

    • The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health.

    • HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels

  • Slow July impacts PCMH finances




    TELL CITY – A smaller number of admissions and less demand for services had a big  impact on finances at Perry County Memorial Hospital in July, trustees learned during a meeting Aug. 23, but the volume of services provided by the hospital have rebounded in August, the hospital’s chief executive officer said.

  • Operation Roundup Grant winners
  • Local farmer receives conservation award

    FULDA – Out of 58,000 farms in the state of Indiana, a local farm received the statewide award of River-Friendly Farmer at the Indiana State Fair on Farmers’ Day Aug. 16.

  • Perry County tax sale Aug. 29

    PERRY COUNTY – Perry County will conduct a tax sale on Tuesday, Aug. 29, for delinquent real properties that have taxes and special assessments due from the prior year’s spring installment.

    In Indiana, the county treasurer and auditor are required to sell tax liens on delinquent properties. Perry County will offer these tax sale certificates at a public auction for a minimum bid that is not less than the total amount due in delinquent taxes, costs, special assessments and penalties.

  • Operation Round Up grant applications being taken

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to its collective donations Operation Round Up has become a successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects. The Operation Round Up board of trustees will be accepting applications through Sept. 15.  Disbursement will take place in October.

    Those eligible to apply for funds include groups or organizations located within the Southern Indiana Power service territory which covers the counties of Perry, Spencer and areas in Dubois and Warrick counties. Applicants need not be members of the cooperative.

  • Air Evac Lifeteam sponsors eight critical care paramedics

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital and Emergency Medical Services is proud to announce the graduation of six full-time and two casual Paramedics from the Critical Care Paramedic class sponsored by Air Evan Lifeteam. The class was made available due to a grant awarded from Work1 to ensure all full time staff received this education and their certification test fee was paid for in full. The last step to the class is passing their board certification test through the Board of Critical Care Transport and Paramedic Certification.