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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • Perry Central announces homecoming candidates

    LEOPOLD – The Perry Central 2017-18 basketball homecoming ceremony will be held between the boys junior varsity and varsity basketball games vs. Orleans, Friday, Jan. 18. The JV game begins at 5:30 p.m.

    Senior king and queen candidates, voted on by the entire student body, are:

     

    QUEEN

  • Storyteller Capel to speak at 2018 Lincoln Day Program
  • Good riddance to Trump’s election fraud commission

    Occasionally, America’s system of democracy exhibits its resilience by purging unworthy attempts to alter it.

    The demise of President Donald Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity is a shining example.

  • Make it a year of service

    Vince Luecke

    Editor

    editor@perry countynews.com

     

    The start of a new year brings plenty of opportunities to get involved in our community, from volunteering your time toward a cause you find important to running for office. Even if your original New Year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside, there’s time to become and stay involved. You’ll be happier and so will others in our community who need the help.

  • Make Hoosier kids priority

    LARRY KLEEMAN

    GUEST COLUMNIST

     

    Thank you to thePerry County News for Jan. 1 editorial, “Department of Child Services claims demand attention.”  I hope it helps to educate the public about this serious problem in Indiana and especially in the five counties that compose Indiana House District 74 (Crawford, Dubois, Orange, Perry and Spencer).

  • Succulents for successful indoor blooms

    Jeneen Wiche

    Weekend Gardener

     

    Plant collectors have long appreciated orchids and African violets for their winter bloom cycle. I have amassed a collection of both and they help me get through the winter with their colorful interest. But violets and orchids are not the only classes of plants that can deliver in the winter; think succulents.

  • Snow slows weekend schedule

    PERRY COUNTY—The winter’s first ice and snowstorm wiped out most of the sports schedule for Perry County teams Friday and Saturday.
    Tell City’s home PAC boys basketball game with South Spencer, scheduled Saturday, has been rescheduled for this Tuesday, with the varsity game starting at 7 p.m.
    The Tell City Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, scheduled before that game, will be moved to a later weekend home game.

  • Wolfpack mauls Marksmen

    MARENGO—Tell City Coach Neal Stahly had a succinct description for the Marksmen’s 70-9 wrestling loss to Crawford County Thursday.
    “We got beaten like a drum,” he said.
    There were some extenuating circumstances, though.
    “We had several injuries and several with the flu,” noted Stahly. “Hopefully we’ll be healed by next week.”
    With the illness and injuries, the Marksmen forfeited in seven of the 14 weight classes.