Area News

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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