PERRY COUNTY GOES TO POLLS TOMORROW

Even with only one county-wide office on the ballot, early voting—which ended Saturday at noon—for tomorrow’s election was brisk. Administrator of Elections Gaye Treadwell reported that 980 Perry County citizens cast early ballots, which represents about 18% of the county’s registered voters. She also said 106 voters—just under two percent of the county’s 5,500 registered—requested…

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DIMPLE RODGERS LEEGAN

DIMPLE RODGERS LEEGAN Mrs., Leegan, 78, of Lobelville, died Friday July 31, 2020, at Centennial Medical Center. A memorial service was held Sunday, August 2, 2020, 1:00 p.m., in the chapel of Young Funeral Home. Burial was at Qualls Cemetery on Upper Brush Creek. She was born in Linden the daughter of the late Eddie…

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Schools Expected to Embrace COVID-19 Regulations & Modifications

  Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has signed Executive Order No. 55, which will include TSSAA member schools in an exception to contact sports restrictions. “We appreciate being able to work with Gov. Lee and his staff on this,” said Bernard Childress, Executive Director of the TSSAA. “I am pleased that we were able to develop…

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TWF WANTS PERRY COUNTY RESIDENTS TO SHARE PICTURES, VIDEOS, STORIES

Tennessee Wildlife Federation (TWF) wants Perry County residents to share pictures, videos, and stories of how rental canoes, kayaks, and tubes are affecting their favorite river. Commercial canoe and kayak rental services have grown rapidly. As a result, unsafe practices, litter, and conflicts with other citizens have increased while individual anglers and paddlers are crowded…

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS-BATES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Estate of CLATIE MAE BLEDSOE BATES, Late of Perry County, Tennessee. Notice is hereby given that on the 2th Day of July, 2020, Letters of Administration in respect to the Estate of CLATIE MAE BLEDSOE BATES, deceased, who died June 15, 2020, were issued to the undersigned by the Chancery Clerk of…

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Tennessee River Trail Seeks National Designation

  The Tennessee River Trail Scenic Byway is among sixty-four nominations under consideration by the U.S. Department of Transportation to receive federal designation as a member of the National Scenic Byway Program. If awarded, National Scenic Byway designation would pave the way for nine Tennessee River counties—including Perry County—to receive national marketing support and access…

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FLOYD CECIL TUBBS, SR.

FLOYD CECIL TUBBS, SR. Mr. Tubbs, 73, of Hohenwald, died Thursday, July 23, 2020, under the care of Caris Hospice at Maury Regional Hospital. A graveside service was held Saturday, August 1, 2020, noon, at Lewis County Memorial Gardens. McDonald Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born in the Pope Community of…

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