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Today's News

  • Hospital reaches 90th percentile in patient experience

    TELL CITY – Perry County Memorial Hospital is proud to announce its achievements in improving the organization’s patient experience scores. The score has steadily improved over the past year and now places PCMH in the top decile of all hospitals in Press Ganey’s national patient experience database.

  • Spelunking in the light of Christ
  • Dividing iris improves plant health, bloom

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    We have all asked the question, “why hasn’t my plant bloomed?” Sometimes the answer is as simple as not enough sunlight, not old enough, not cold enough or hot enough, etc.  In fact, it could be as simple as a little digging and dividing for some renewed blooming attitude.

  • For eligible Americans, voting should be easy

    Lee Hamilton

    Guest Columnist

     

    The elections process is not usually grist for inflammatory rhetoric. But this year has been different. Republican Donald Trump labeled the GOP primary process “crooked.” Democrat Bernie Sanders suggested his party’s use of super-delegates made its nominating process a “rigged system.” For many voters, the intricacies of voting rules quickly became a topic of overriding interest.

  • Schweizer Fest Pageant now accepting entries

    PERRY COUNTY – The Perry County Schweizer Fest Pageant will be held July 31, at 6 p.m., at Community Christian Church, located at 821 10th Street, Tell City.

  • New book offers reflections of Archabbey

    ST. MEINRAD – A new book, “Conversations in the Abbey, Volume 2: The Next Generation of Senior Monks of Saint Meinrad Reflect on Their Lives,” features in-depth interviews with 11 monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad.

  • Chamber of Commerce announces business award winners

    TELL CITY - The Perry County Chamber of Commerce held its 15th Annual Business Awards Dinner on Tuesday, June 21, at the Schergens Center in Tell City.

     Businesses, nonprofits and individuals from across the community gathered for the celebratory event.

  • The adventures of a deer named Jon

    Jim Adkins

    Guest Columnist

     

    One day in early June, back in 2015, Leonna and I were mowing a lawn up in Burglan Hills. It was a yard that we had mowed oh, I’d say a hundred times before. I wasn’t paying strict attention to what was going on around me. When you have mowed lawns for a living for more than twenty years it all seems to blend together.

  • Summer equals bluegill time

    Phil Junker

    Outdoor Tales

     

    Summer has officially arrived, according to the calendar. The thermometer also agrees.

    Daylight is shrinking a bit each day, however temperatures will continue to warm, maybe heat, for the next two months.

    To catch fish midsummer requires a different mindset than one employs during spring, fall, or winter. Like people, most fish slow down and head for a cool, shady spot on hot sunny days;.

  • Horseman’s Club to host horse show Saturday

    PERRY COUNTY – Southern Indiana Horseman’s Club will be hosting a Fun Horse Show and Benefit on Saturday, June 25 at 5 p.m. The clubhouse is located at 9455 Summer Road, north of Tell City, follow the signs approximately 6 miles north on Indiana 37.

    There will be games for all ages, providing fun for all participants and spectators. There is some bleacher seating available but lawn chairs are recommended.