LONGBEARDS WON STATE AWARDS, ANNUAL BANQUET THIS SATURDAY

The Buffalo River Longbeards invite you to their annual Banquet & Auction this Saturday, January 19, 5:00 p.m., at Linden Middle School gym, for a fun evening in a family setting for a most important cause. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., meal at 6:30 p.m., with auction to follow. Please remember: this is a non-alcohol…

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UPDATE, MORE INFO ON HWY. 438 CRASH THAT CLAIMED LIFE

In regards to the Highway 438 East accident resulting in the death of forty-five year old Laura Mast, a few things should be cleared up for the public, according to Perry County Sheriff Nick Weems, who urged everyone to rely on facts, not rumors. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the accident, not the Perry…

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VIKINGS LEGACY CLUB: MACKIN, EDWARDS, LINEBERRY INDUCTEES

The sixth annual Vikings Legacy Dinner—a night to honor all Vikings because “tradition never graduates”—will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019, in Rhodes Memorial Gym at PCHS, 5:30 p.m. The cost is $25 for the formal steak dinner; tickets are on sale now by calling 931-589-2831 or 731-694-0999. The dinner will be hosted by the…

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PHILLIP SIDNEY THOMAS

A remarkable life came to an end on January 5, 2019, when Phil Thomas, of Linden, lost his short, but very courageous, fight with cancer.  He was 74. Phillip Sidney Thomas was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, to James and Ruby Thomas. His life was a wholly American triumph. From the humble beginnings of Lauderdale Courts…

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GREGORY BATES RILEY

Mr. Riley, 61, of Lobelville, died Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Horizon Medical Center in Dickson. He was born in Linden, the son of the late Charles Denby “Buck” Riley and Johnnie Rushton Riley. He was a correctional officer at Turney Center. A memorial service was held Sunday, January 6, 2019, 3:00 p.m., at McDonald…

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2018: YEAR IN REVIEW (JULY-SEPT.)

During the first month of the new year, the Buffalo River Review will take a look back at the news stories that made the front page of the newspaper during 2018. This week: July through September, 2018—the year that was. JULY Perry County began the 2018-2019 fiscal year debt-free, following approval by the County Commission…

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NOTICE OF CONTRACTORS

The Town of Linden will be accepting bids for an addition to the TCAT Training Facility which will include improvements to the welding booths, HVAC work, the addition of rest rooms and ADA accessories. Rough inspections may be picked up Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Town of Linden until January 22, 2019.…

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