Area News

YARBRO, WEBB & MORRIS: 2020 LEGACY INDUCTEES

The Vikings Legacy Club announced on Monday the 2020 inductees into Perry County’s athletic hall of fame: Billy Ray Yarbro, Gil Webb, and Wayne Morris. “A Night to Honor All Vikings”—the annual dinner and induction ceremony—will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020, in Rhodes Memorial Gym at Perry County High School. “Tradition Never Graduates” is…

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LOBELVILLE PRECINCT CHANGE ANNOUNCED

Lobelville voters who usually cast their ballots at the Lobelville School can expect a notice from the Election Commission of a location change. Beginning with the 2020 elections, Lobelville voters in precinct 403 will cast election day ballots at Lobelville Public Works, 160 North Main Street. The change was approved by the Election Commission, and…

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TWO FUGITIVE FELONS CAUGHT IN ONE WEEK

If you are a fugitive from justice hoping to hide out in Perry County, you might want to re-think that decision. Two fugitives were arrested in a week thanks to efficient and informed police work. James Bradley Barnard, 39, of Fairview, was in Perry County when Investigator Joe Donaldson heard that someone with that name…

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DILL ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR PERRY COUNTY ASSESSOR OF PROPERTY

County Commissioner Zach Dill announced this week his intentions to run for Perry County Assessor of Property, subject to the August 6, 2020 county general election. He released the following statement to voters: “For those that do not know me, I am Zach Dill. I am married to Kelly Dill and we have two young…

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NEW HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOURS

Beginning Tuesday, January 21, 2020, the Perry County Health Department will no longer close from noon to 1:00 p.m. The health department is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and provides a wide range of services including family planning, immunizations, WIC, well-child exams, vital records, and dental services. The mission of the Perry County…

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