Area News

MOST PC NURSING HOME RESIDENTS NOW VACCINATED

Perry County Nursing Home Administrator Brent Hinson released this week the following statement about efforts to deal with COVID-19 at that facility, what he describes as the “heroic” actions of his staff, and the successful vaccination of a majority of residents and many employees. “Over the past year, the United States and countries around the…

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GOODBYE 2020: A LOOK BAR AT LAST YEAR’S TOP STORIES (APRIL-JUNE)

During January the Buffalo River Review will take a look back at 2020 and recap some of the top stories of the previous twelve months. This week: April through June.   APRIL The first issue of April carried a now oft-repeated message from Tennessee Governor Bill Lee on the COVID-19 pandemic: don’t be afraid, but…

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TWO CHARGED IN BURGLARY AT HURRICANE CREEK RESIDENCE

Two Perry County men are charged in a burglary at a Hurricane Creek Road residence on January 2, 2021. Sgt. Charlie Jones responded to a call from Daniel Qualls who reported that he discovered a man sitting in the driver seat of his pick-up truck before 6:00 that morning. The man fled, taking several items…

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SHERIFF: DRUG ARRESTS, AND A HIGH SPEED CHASE

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office has made a number of drug-related arrests in the past few weeks—and dealt with many other emergency situations. Recent drug arrests include: –Tyler Cole Spencer: simple possession, possession of schedule II drugs (marijuana); –Shelley Durham: possession of drug paraphernalia, two count of simple possession (heroin); –Christin Mangrum: revoked/suspended license, possession…

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