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HOHENWALD WOMAN ARRESTED FOR THEFT, USED EMPLOYER INFO TO MAKE PURCHASES

A Hohenwald woman working for a Perry County business has been arrested on theft charges after opening an Amazon account in her employer’s name and using a company credit card to make purchases. Kari Mackowski was charged with theft over $2,500 following her arrest on Saturday, May 21—just minutes before a cancer victims’ fundraiser event…

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JUDGE MOORE SEEKS RE-ELECTION ON AUGUST 4TH BALLOT

General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge Katerina Moore is seeking re-election to her second eight-year term in the August 4, 2022, election. She released the following statement to voters: “In August of 2014, the voters of Perry County entrusted in me the privilege and honor of being Perry County’s General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge.…

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BUFFALO RIVER TRUSS, LLC TO EXPAND IN PERRY COUNTY: 40 NEW JOBS

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Buffalo River Truss, LLC officials announced today the company will expand to a new location, creating 40 new jobs in Perry County. Buffalo River Truss, headquartered in one of Tennessee’s Tier 4, distressed counties, will invest $1.5 million as the company relocates and consolidates…

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PERRY COUNTY COMMUNITY MAINTAINS THREE-STAR STATUS

Perry County has again maintained its status as a Tennessee ThreeStar community, having successfully met all requirements for this distinction. Perry County Mayor John Carroll and Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Executive Director Allyson Dickey attended the South Central Tennessee Development District meeting to accept the award for years 2020-2022. As a ThreeStar community, Perry…

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SPLASH INTO SCOUTING SATURDAY AT PARK

Perry County Boy Scouts invite you to “come join an organization with a mission.” The group will be hosting a Splash into Scouting event this Saturday, May, 21, noon to 3:00, at Linden City Park & Splash Pad. Sign-ups will be available on site, along with free food, arts & crafts, bounce house, as well…

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TENNESSEE T’S SPENT SEVERAL DAYS IN LINDEN TOURING REGION

The Town of Linden welcomed the Tennessee T’s last week to their temporary home base, the Commodore Hotel, for the 2022 “Five River Tour.” The group left the Commodore each morning around 8:00 a.m., Wednesday through Saturday, and returned from excursions to Wayne, Hardin, Humphreys, and McNairy counties each afternoon. Organized by the group’s president…

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MAJORITY OF LOCAL DRIVERS CHOOSING ‘IN GOD WE TRUST’ TAG

Almost two out of three Perry County drivers are making a clear choice when they renew their tag this year: 61.4% are asking for the newly-designed “In God We Trust” license plate. So far in 2022—the new blue plate with white lettering became available January 3—2,186 local drivers have picked the tag with a religious…

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BOOK & BAKE SALE: LOBELVILLE LIBRARY

Lobelville Friends of the Library will host a Book & Bake Sale, this Saturday, May 14, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the library, 55 South Main Street, Lobelville. You’ll find a wide selection of used books for children and adults, plus DVDs. The bake sale will offer home-baked sweet treats and more. Shoppers can…

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EMERGENCY RESPONDERS HONORED FOR SAVING INFANT’S LIFE

When you pick up the phone at your most vulnerable moment and call for help, it’s nice to know the people on the other end are capable, caring, and committed. That dedication to helping others was recognized on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, when Perry County 911, Perry County Emergency Medical Service, Air Methods Communications, and…

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