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  • Is it possible? I think so




    One in seven people fight addiction in their lifetime. That is 21 million Americans. Many things aid the causes of addiction such as genetics, age, prescription use, physical condition and lack of education. Then there are many environmental factors that increase the risk that someone will become addicted. Those include home life, family connections, community structure, and neighbor relationships.

  • The good, bad and the ugly

    Vince Luecke



    editor@perry countynews.com

  • Townships remain a vital tool of local government

    Township government is alive and well. That is especially true in smaller, rural communities like those that comprise Perry County. Many of us know our township trustee and while we often don’t interact with that office directly, a good number of our friends and neighbors do.

    Despite proposals to do away with the office of township trustee, the position continues to exist because of the services they provide today and others they may offer in the years to come.

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  • New pastor’s Sunday teachings a focused lesson for daily life


    Feature Writer


    Teaching through real-world example will be the preaching approach for the sermons from new senior pastor Christian Watkins at the Deer Creek Baptist Church. His approach is to explain and work through the books of the Christian Bible, applying learning within modern context, and using the verses to drive the sermons and center preaching and teaching on the gospel of Jesus Christ.

  • Superior Ag cuts ribbon on new Dale feed mill


    Staff Writer


  • Farmers market offers midsummer bonanza of fresh fruits, veggies
  • Annual River Sweep Saturday

    TELL CITY – The annual Ohio River Sweep begins at 9 a.m. Saturday at Sunset Park in Tell City. Cleanup efforts along the river bank will continue until noon. In past years there has been enough debris to keep all volunteers busy for the full three hours. “The more people we get, the more we get cleaned up,” Perry County Recycling Management District Director Ken Smith commented.

    Volunteers are encouraged to sign-up ahead of time, though sign-up isn’t a requirement, and anyone can show up to help on the day. Groups are welcome as well.

  • Kessner earns Golden Hoosier award

    INDIANAPOLIS – Dorothy “Dot” Kessner of Tell City has been awarded the Golden Hoosier Award. Established in 2008, the Golden Hoosier Award acknowledges and recognizes “an unsung hero” among the outstanding seniors for their lifetime of service to their communities.

    Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, in collaboration with the Indiana Family and Social Service Administration’s Division of Aging, announced that 21 senior citizens will receive the 2018 Golden Hoosier Award.