Semi-weekly paper has new leader

Dave Eldridge
Dave Eldridge

David Eldridge has been named publisher of the Perry County News (Tell City).

In addition to his duties as publisher, his position in­­cludes responsibilities for the Tell City printing plant as well as regional manager res­pon­sibility for The Spen­cer County Journal-Democrat and Mount Vernon Democrat.

Eldridge most recently was publisher of the Winchester Sun, a daily newspaper in Winches­ter, Ky.

He has years of newspaper experience in both weekly and daily operations that include circulation, general management and publisher roles.

He spent six years with Landmark Com­mun­ity Newspapers, from 1991-1997, as the general manager of the Henry County Local, a weekly paper in Emin­ence, Ky.

Perry County News is a semi-weekly newspaper with a circulation of 5,722.