• A day of giving, Foundation provides $34,000 to nonprofits

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Community Foundation awarded community grants provided by donors during the 2017 Winter Grant Breakfast held Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City. At the breakfast, community organizations received $34,506 in community good and field of interest grants.

    Foundation grant committee members welcomed special guests, including those who created funds addressing particular needs. Some of those fund founders were present to distribute the checks and explain why they created their fund.

  • Ethics on Notice!

    TELL CITY – With the welcoming in of the New Year, local businesses can support a community-wide initiative to promote what it means to be a productive citizen. As such, the Perry County College Success Coalition would like to introduce its newest project – The Work Ethic Campaign.

  • Indiana’s tax base dwindles

    Michael Hicks

    Guest Columnist


    By many accounts, Indiana’s two most vexing legislative matters in this session involve the financing of highways and pre-K education.

    While there are many important questions about both issues, the real problem is Indiana’s shrinking tax base. This challenge will only worsen with time, so it is useful to understand what the trouble is, and how it may be remedied.

  • Ivy Tech to offer free class on online job applications

    TELL CITY – Ivy Tech Community College’s Tell City site is offering a lunch-time session to help individuals apply for jobs online, on Monday, Jan. 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

    In this free class, individuals will learn how to attach a file of a resume, copy and paste an entire resume and enter work history in an online application. 

    If time allows, tips for building a resume may also be discussed.

  • Superior Ag breaks ground for new feed mill


    Staff Writer


  • Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari awards employees for years of service

    SANTA CLAUS – Seven employees at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari were recently honored for their years of service with the world’s first theme park.

  • New webmaster on the job at the Hoosier National Forest

    BEDFORD – Chase Martin is the new webmaster for the Hoosier National Forest and several other national forests in the Forest Service’s Eastern Region. His office is located in Bedford, but he will manage external and internal websites for national forests in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois as well as the National Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois.

  • Hospital foundation purchases IV and epidural pumps

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the purchase of 57 Hospira IV Pumps with MedNet and two sapphire epidural pumps. The pumps will be used in the many departments, intensive-care unit, medical surgical, obstetrics, outpatient infusion services, emergency department, surgery and emergency medical services.

  • Branchville announces its final group of Employees of the Quarter of 2016

    BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville Employee Appreciation Team has announced Branchville Correctional Facility’s Employees of the Quarter. 

    • Contractual Employee of the Quarter, Ms. Michelle Dukeman.  She is employed by Guidesoft Knowledge Services Inc. as a secretary.

    She began her career at Branchville in 2016.

    • Custody Employee of the Quarter, Mr. Douglas Maurer. He is a correctional officer at the facility. He began his career with IDOC at Miami Correctional Facility in 2001, and transferred to Branchville in 2012.

  • Huber Funeral Home supports Honor Flight Network

    PERRY COUNTY – Huber Funeral Home, the local Pekin Insurance pre-need agency in Tell City and Cannelton is honoring those who served in the military by supporting the Honor Flight Network, which honors American veterans for all their sacrifices. Huber participated in the annual Tour of Honor Contest sponsored by Pekin Insurance.