NOTICE TO CREDITORS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of C.L. HINSON, Late of PERRY County, Tenn. Notice is hereby given that on the 14th day of March, 2017, Letters of Administration in respect to the Estate of C.L. HINSON, deceased, who died February 11, 2017, were issued to the undersigned by the Chancery Court of Perry County, Tennessee. All…

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FRED COTHAM “F.C.” WILSDORF, JR.

FRED COTHAM “F.C.” WILSDORF, JR. Mr. Wilsdorf, 94, of Linden, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Decatur County General Hospital. A funeral service was held Saturday, March 18, 2017, 2:00 p.m., in the chapel of Young Funeral Home, with Dr. Stan Vespie officiating. Burial was at the Dr. O.A. Kirk Memorial Cemetery, with military honors.…

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ANNA MAI SIMS

ANNA MAI SIMS Mrs. Sims, 101, of Lobelville, died Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Decatur County General Hospital. A funeral service was held Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 10:00 a.m., in the chapel of Young Funeral Home, with Ron Jones officiating. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery in Columbia. She was born in Columbia, the daughter…

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EARL HICKS

EARL HICKS Mr. Hicks, 86, of Linden, died Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Humboldt. A funeral service was held Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 1:00 p.m., in the chapel of Young Funeral Home, with Walter Manley and Joseph Blankenship officiating. A private family burial will take place at a later date. He was born in Perry…

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JOHN CRAIG

JOHN CRAIG Mr. Craig, 95, of Nashville, died Thursday, March 9, 2017. A funeral service was held Wednesday, March 15, 2017, noon, at Patton Brothers Funeral Home in Nashville, with Minister Terrick Banks officiating. Burial was at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Pegram. He was born in the Pope Community of Perry County, the…

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BLOOMING ARTS FESTIVAL: NINTH ANNUAL EVENT FRIDAY & SATURDAY

More than 170 vendors and artists have committed to the ninth annual Blooming Arts Festival in Linden this weekend. “We are so glad to welcome back your favorites, plus several exciting new additions that will really make in impression,” notes festival organizer Hayley Byrd. This marks Byrd’s eighth year as organizer/coordinator. This year’s vendor totals…

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BUFFALO RIVER SPRINGFEST: SOFTBALL TOURNEY THIS WEEKEND

In a bold move to facilitate growth, organizers for Perry County’s annual Buffalo River Springfest high school girls’ invitational softball tournament have this year, invited fourteen teams to join host Perry County High, March 24 & 25 in Linden and Lobelville. “This addition of more high school teams to our event, and the continuation of…

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UT EXTENSION SPOTLIGHT: AGENT AMANDA MATHENIA

Amanda Mathenia, Perry County Agricultural Extension 4-H Agent and Office Director, grew up in Trenton on a beef cattle and Bermuda grass farm. Her roots run deep in Perry County where she now resides on her grandfather’s  beautiful family farm that she’s always loved. As a former 4-H member from fourth through twelfth grades, Amanda…

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COMPROLLER RELEASES AUDIT REPORT

The State Comptroller issued the annual audit report of Perry County Government finances with limited findings, three, as reported verbatim following, along with management responses: Office of County Mayor –General Fund Had a Deficit in Unassigned Fund Balance The General Fund had a deficit in unassigned fund balance totaling $57,304 at June 30, 2016. The…

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