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Hair salon opens in Perry

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Having grown up in Jefferson County, Issy Meyer knows all to well how important small town businesses are for a town’s survival.

October 7th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Perry,The Vindicator | Read More »

No chickens in Perry; fighting city hall

Hannah Roe, 6, looks into the chicken coop in the family backyard in hopes of finding chickens there once again.

Story and photo by Carolyn Kaberline Beth Roe can remember visiting her grandparents on Bridge Street in Perry when she was growing up. And while she can remember them having goats, ducks, chickens and even pigs in the backyard, she and her husband, Justin, the current owners of the house, have found out that having […]

July 18th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Government,Municipalities,Perry,The Vindicator | Read More »

Best decorated home and business judging soon

This year the Jefferson County Area Chamber: Oskaloosa, Perry and McLouth will be judging the best decorated homes and businesses on Dec. 17. The home must be located within one of the three city limits to participate. One winner from each town in both divisions will be selected and announced the week of Christmas. If […]

December 13th, 2010 | Posted in County News,McLouth,Municipalities,Oskaloosa,Perry | Read More »

Local law enforcement agencies will conduct domestic terrorism training

by Dennis Sharkey In today’s world, domestic terrorism is a real factor and local authorities want to be ready if the unforeseen were to happen. Any law enforcement officer, firefighter or first responder will say that a domestic attack is something they don’t want to think about, but an attack at one of the county’s […]

October 1st, 2010 | Posted in Featured,McLouth,Meriden,Municipalities,Nortonville,Oskaloosa,Ozawkie,Perry,The Independent,Valley Falls,Winchester | Read More »

Perry’s smallest park in America honors Clyde Tryon

Clyde and Retha Tryon’s son, Denny Tryon, Ozawkie, is seen with the monument. The oak is in the background. Story and photos by Carolyn Kaberline It’s been said that every person has a story to tell, and if the same is true for trees, there’s an oak in Perry with a lot of tales to […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Perry | Read More »

Area government gets pleasant surprise reminder of last winter’s storm

by Dennis Sharkey Area government entities have opened their mailboxes this month to find a pleasant surprise in the form of money. Last year’s winter storm during the holiday season seems like a long time ago to many. County wide, public works directors are busy finishing up summer road and infrastructure projects while preparing for […]

September 19th, 2010 | Posted in County Commission,Government,McLouth,Meriden,Municipalities,Nortonville,Oskaloosa,Ozawkie,Perry,The Independent,Valley Falls,Winchester | Read More »

Animal Lover’s Club big hit at Perry Fall Festival

Story and photos by Carolyn Kaberline The Animal Lovers Club began when Perry-Lecompton Middle School fifth-grader Sarah Ward had some friends over to her house a couple of weeks ago. “We were talking about my cat and dog, who were adopted,” Sarah said. “Since we all liked them, we first were going to start a […]

September 19th, 2010 | Posted in Featured,Perry | Read More »

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