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NEW CONTEST 'HOLIDAY HUNT' DEBUTS THIS WEEK
NEW CONTEST 'HOLIDAY HUNT' DEBUTS THIS WEEK
  A new, monthly, holiday-related contest debuts this week in the Buffalo River Review.
  “Holiday Hunt” will challenge readers to peruse closely the advertisements in that week’s issue and find hidden icons associated with the current holiday.
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FTC LAWSUIT COULD HELP REDUCE SENIOR SCAMS
  Sheriff Hickerson told the Buffalo River Review this week that he was made aware of a recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lawsuit that may help decrease the number of telemarketing telephone calls to senior citizens by at least one scamming operation that is believed to have stolen more than $20 million from tens of thousands of U.S. and Canadan consumers.
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SPAID IS CANDIDATE FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER
SPAID IS CANDIDATE FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER
  Kris Spaid, a candidate for the Perry County Commission, released the following statement to voters:
  “I am running for one of the District One County Commissioner position. I want to address the concerns that my District One neighbors share, and as an active supporter of this county, be relevant part in solving those issues for the good of all Perry County residents.
  “It is my desire to meet and discuss concerns with my neighbors in District One as I begin the campaign process. I look forward to obtaining your thoughts, and would appreciate your vote on August 7.”


CHANGES TO LIST OF AUGUST 7TH CANDIDATES
  Some changes to report in the candidate list for the August 7, 2014 election:
--Marshall Spry is a candidate for Perry County Commission in District One; his name was not included on last week’s list of qualifying candidates.
--incumbent Joel Plunkett has withdrawn from the race for Board of Education in District Three; he was unopposed.
--Mikki Williams has signed the necessary paperwork to declare a write-in campaign for the School Board seat that Plunkett will be vacating.
  The deadline to file a certification of write-in candidacy with the Perry County Election Commission is noon, Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
  The Review also will carry—free of charge—a political announcement for each candidate who wishes to submit one, with a photo (required).
  The last day to register to vote in the August election is Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
  Following is Plunkett’s statement concerning his withdrawal:
  “I, Joel Plunkett, announce that I will not be seeking reelection for the Third District School Board in the August election.
  “I feel that I will not be able to fulfill the duties of this position for the next four years.
  “I cannot thank the Third District enough for their loyalty and support over the last four years. I also would like to thank Mr. Eric Lomax and the other members of the School Board for their willingness to work for our school system and their commitment to education. I feel and believe we have made great strides these past few years.
  “I also want to thank our teachers and all of our school staff. They go to battle every day for our students and I ask you to continue to work hard for our youth and our schools.
  “I wish the very best for our Director, our School Board, and our school system. Thank you all again for your support.”

 
Sports
 
4-H SHOOTING SPORTS TEAM COMPETE IN STATE CONTEST
4-H SHOOTING SPORTS TEAM COMPETE IN STATE CONTEST
  On April 5, the Perry County 4-H Shooting Sports Teams competed in the state trap contest held at Nashville Gun Club.
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