ONITA JANE CARLTON

ONITA JANE CARLTON Mrs. Carlton, 80, of Nashville, formerly of Linden, died Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Summit Medical Center. A funeral service was held Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 2:00 p.m., in the chapel of Young Funeral Home, with Mark Caruth officiating. Burial was at Pineview-Pace Cemetery. She was born in Perry County, the daughter…

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LOBELVILLE BEER BOARD MEETING

LOBELVILLE BEER BOARD MEETING The City of Lobelville Beer Board will be meeting Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 at 4:45p.m. at the City Hall.  The public is invited. B 8/4

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MAYOR CARROLL: ALL COUNTY FNDS ARE ‘HEALTHY’

The Perry County Commission met in a brief regular session on Monday, July 19, 2021, and handled mostly routine business. The Commission approved the reappointment of Ginger Cagle and Terri Heath to the Perry County Library Board, and Rita Baker and Becky Hendrix to the Buffalo River Regional Library Board. Commissioners also approved continuation of…

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LAWRENCE MURDER: WHAT EVIDENCE REVEALS ABOUT TBI’S ‘PRIME SUSPECT’

RANDY MACKIN REVIEW Editor If the May 1, 1984 election—just five days after the murder of Robbie Lawrence—was any indication, the voting public had made up its mind about a suspect. Despite being the only living candidate on the ballot, Anthony Haston lost in a landslide defeat to write-in candidate Lannie Dedrick, then principal at…

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PERRY: HIGHEST JOBLESS RATE IN TN

According to the latest state statistics, Perry County had the highest rate of unemployment in Tennessee during June—and was the only county in the state with double-digit joblessness. June marked the second straight month that Perry County has suffered the worst jobless rate in the state. Perry County rate spiked 5.9 percentage points to 13%…

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JEFFREY LEON McCALL

JEFFREY LEON McCALL Mr. McCall, 53, of Linden, died Monday July 19, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. A funeral service was held Thursday, July 22, 2021, 11:00 a.m., in the chapel of Young Funeral Home, with Duane Ritter officiating. Burial was at Densons Landing Cemetery. He was born in Parsons, the son of the…

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TAX HOLIDAYS BEGIN THIS FRIDAY, JULY 30

Get ready to save during the three sales tax holidays in 2021. The Tennessee General Assembly approved two new one-time holidays for this year, in addition to the traditional sales tax holiday that takes place annually. During these holiday periods, Tennesseans can save nearly ten percent on qualifying items. “We are proud to return money…

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LAWRENCE MURDER: WHAT INVESTIGATION REVEALS ABOUT THE SCENE & THE KILLER

RANDY MACKIN REVIEW Editor The investigation into the April 26, 1984 murder of Robbie Lawrence provides interesting details about the crime and the perpetrator. As reported last week, Sheriff Nick Weems has enlisted the TBI in a new effort to solve the crime using the latest technology that matches DNA evidence through genealogy records, with…

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NO DISRUPTION TO VACCINES FOR CHILDREN PREOGRAM, COVID-19 VACCINE AVAILABILITY

No Disruption to Vaccines for Children Program, Covid-19 Vaccine Availability The Tennessee Department of Health assures families across Tennessee that information and access to vaccinations for children through state health departments continues and there has been no disruption to these services. While misinformation has been circulated regarding the status of these resources, parents who need…

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