Area News

ERMADINE TURNBO RILEY

Ms. Riley, of Waynesboro, died October 10, 2017 at her home. A funeral service was held Saturday, October 14, 2017, 1:00 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors Chapel in Waynesboro, TN, with Shayne Riley and Tommy Flood officiating. Burial was at Culp’s Cemetery in Waynesboro, TN. She was born and reared in Clifton, TN. She lived…

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COMMUNITY DAY AT LINDEN CITY PARK

BY SARA RUSSELL Public County Health Director Perry County Mayor Terry Richardson, City Mayor Wes Ward, Linden Fire Department, Perry County Health Department, Perry Medical Center, Relative Caregiver Program, UT Extension and 101.3 WOPC came together Saturday, October 7 to celebrate the addition of a new playground equipment piece at the Linden City Park. The…

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TN GOVERNOR CANDIDATE BOYD VISITS PERRY COUNTY

Republican gubernatorial candidate, Randy Boyd, visited Perry County this past week, holding a roundtable discussion, touring Planet H20 water bottling facility, had dinner with local leaders, as well as continuing his run across the state. A roundtable discussion Tuesday morning, October 10th,  was hosted by County Mayor Terry Richardson at the Perry County Chamber of…

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8th ANNUAL FFA EVENT

The 8th Annual FFA Antique Tractor & Engine Show, and Tractor & Truck Pull is this Saturday, October 21s beginning at 8 a.m. at the Perry County FFA Alumni Blue & Gold Park (former Perry County Saddle Club). Events include a Tractor & Engine Show, Skillet Throw, Corn Hole Tournament, Kiddy Pull, and Auction, followed…

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LARGEST DRUG MONEY SEIZURE IN PERRY COUNTY HISTORY

According to a press release received from the Perry County Sheriff’s Depament, the new PCSO Narcotics Investigator Joe Donaldson wasted no time in starting his role at the Sheriffs Office. Sheriff Nick Weems said that Daniel Ranger, 32 who resides on Redbank in Lobelville has been under investigation for several months now. “It’s all about…

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PERRY COUNTY LAUNCHES COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE

With the support of Save the Children, Perry County has launched a community collaborative that strengthens local schools and the community by providing literacy resources and support with the goal of increasing kindergarten readiness and 3rd grade level reading outcomes. The Community Collaborative is composed of representation of the community including families, business leaders, local…

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PERRY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE MEETING

Do you care about your community? Do you care about the future of our students? Do you like helping plan events? Then come join us at our Perry County Community Collaborative meeting, hosted by “Save the Children.” The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017, 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Linden Elementary…

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YOU’RE INVITED TO COMMUNITY DAY

You are invited to a Perry County Community Day at Linden City Park this Saturday, October 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., hosted by the Town of Linden and the Perry County Health Department. Bring the family for a day of fun and play on the new playground equipment addition at the park. Hot…

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MLEC MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative’s annual membership meetings, held in each county served by the utility, are an opportunity to celebrate with its members. The Perry County meeting will take place next Monday, October 9, at Perry County High School. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., and the meeting starts at 7:00. Poster contest winners and a…

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