HUNTER SAFETY CLASS STARTS MONDAY, LOBELVILLE SCHOOL

A TWRA Hunter Safety Course will be held at Lobelville School cafeteria (196 East Fourth Avenue) beginning Monday, September 17, at 6:00 p.m. Additional class nights are September 18, 20, and 21 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The test and live fire portion of the course will be given at the end of class on…

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JIMMY BROWN SMITH

Mr. Smith, 71, of Linden, died Monday, September 3, 2018, at Lewis County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hohenwald. A funeral service was held Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 2:00 p.m., at Young Funeral Home Chapel, with Jordan Tatom officiating. Burial followed in the Dr. O.A. Kirk Memorial Cemetery. He was born in Linden, the son…

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IMAGINATION LIBRARY: FOURTEEN YEARS OF BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

Perry County’s chapter of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program is currently in its fourteen year, thanks to the continuing support of many generous donors. The Imagination Library helps children develop a love of books and reading, an important part of early literacy for the preschool children in Perry County. The costs of purchasing and delivering…

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‘HEALTHY PERRY’ RECEIVED GOVERNOR’S FOUNDATION $5,000 GRANT

Healthy Perry recently received a $5,000 grant from the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness for work done in the community to promote worksite/faith based health and classroom physical activity. A majority of the grant will go toward keeping “GoNoodle Plus” active in the elementary grades for the coming year. “GoNoodle Plus,” an on-line classroom…

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MARY DEE JONES

Mrs. Jones, 103, of Lobelville, died Friday, August 31, 2018, at Perry Community Hospital. A funeral service was held on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 1:00 p.m., at McDonald Funeral Home in Lobelville, with Glenn Knight and Ron Jones officiating. Burial was at Leeper Hill Cemetery. She was born in Perry County, the daughter of the…

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LETTIE SUE GRINDER HORNE

Mrs. Horne, 84, of Ashland City, formerly of Linden, died Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at TriStar Ashland City Medical Center. A graveside service was held Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 1:00 p.m., at Ary Cemetery in Perry County. Young Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born in Linden, the daughter of the late…

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ROAD OFFICIAL SEEKS WAY TO HOLD LOGGERS RESPONSIBLE

Perry County Road Superintendent Robert Dedrick wants to find a way to make irresponsible logging companies pay for the road damage they leave behind. And he has asked the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) for help in drawing up a resolution that will address the problem when approved by the County Commission. The problem is…

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WAYLAND BRUCE WEEMS

Mr. Weems, 66, of Linden, died Friday, September 7, 2018, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A funeral service was held Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 11:00 a.m., in the chapel of Young Funeral Home, with Duane Ritter and Wally Littrell officiating. Burial was at Weems Cemetery. He was born in Linden, the son of the late…

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SHOOTING: ONE ARREST, ONE INJURED – INVESTIGATION CONTINUES

As Sheriff Nick Weems’ swearing-in ceremony was coming to a close on Friday, August 31, deputies responded to a domestic shooting on Bunch Mill Road at 5:40 p.m. The female victim, Allyson Byrd, was shot in the leg with what appears to be a large caliber round. She was life-flighted to a Nashville hospital. Sheriff…

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION: CITY OF LINDEN

IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR PERRY COUNTY, TENNESSEE THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, IN ITS OWN BEHALF, AND FOR THE USE AND BENEFIT OF THE CITY OF LINDEN, TENNESSEE, PLAINTIFFS                                                        CIVIL ACTION NO. 5195 DEFENDANTS NOTICE OF PUBLICATION NOTICE TO: Arlie Duncan % Billy Don Duncan          Map 75E/75EB, Parcel 3.00 Imogene R. Haynes                                    Map 75M/75MA, Parcel 11.03…

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