Area News

VAUGHAN RETIRES AFTER 38 YEARS AS ALDERMAN

Mr. Sherman Vaughan announced his retirement as Linden Alderman, effective June 13, 2017. The Town of Linden thanks him for his 38 years of service as Alderman in Ward 1. The Town of Linden would like to wish him well on his retirement. That date, June 13, was also his 91st birthday. All persons wishing to…

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COUNTY RECEIVES $20,000 ASSET GRANT

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced today that Perry County is one of 20 communities to receive Asset Enhancement Grants. Perry County was awarded $20,000, according to County Mayor Terry Richardson. The grants assist distressed counties take steps to improve unemployment rates, per capita income, poverty rates, and other economic measures through a…

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TUCKER JOINS ROYALS IN GERMAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Former Viking standout and University of North Alabama Lion quarterback Jacob Tucker will continue his football career as a pro. Tucker announced last week on Facebook that he was leaving for Europe to play for the Potsdam Royals in the German Football League. Tucker wrote, “It was a quick decision but an offer I could…

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LINDEN RESIDENTS ARRESTED ON JUNE 10 THEFT CHARGES

Two Linden residents face misdemeanor and felony theft charges in connection with an incident at Crazy Horse Canoe Rental in Wayne County on Saturday, June 10. Stephanie Morris and Casta Price were arrested when the victim and authorities used an APP to locate the stolen iPhone 7. Deputy Matt Votaw responded to the victim’s call…

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LINDEN TRANSFER STATION TO BE LOCKED AFTER HOURS

Changes are coming at the Linden Convenience Center & Transfer Station—including set hours of operation and closure. County Mayor Terry Richardson said, starting next Monday, June 19, please observe the following hours: –Monday, 8:00 to 6:00; –Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 7:00 to 5:00; –Thursday, 10:00 to 6:00; –Saturday, 8:00 to 4:00. The station will be…

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PARENTS ARRESTED IN DEATH OF INFANT DAUGHTER

A Perry County couple has been arrested in connection with the death of their infant child, ten-month old Megan. While indictments were handed down in May against Laura Mosher and Marc Christopher Mosher, Jr., the two were arrested just this past weekend and are being held in the Perry County Jail; bond was denied. Laura…

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FRIENDS RECEIVE $6,609 TECHNOLOGY TRAINING GRANT

Secretary of State Tre Hargett presented a $6,609.60 Library Technology Training Grant to the Friends of the Library of Perry County on Wednesday, June 7. The grant, distributed through the Tennessee State Library and Archives, will fund library technology training to expand digital literacy. “Libraries aren’t just about books anymore. They are technology hubs, especially…

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