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Jim Caufield

Jim Caufield
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Seventeen days after being struck by a passing vehicle as he put gas in his Jeep, Curtis Moorhead of Perry is recovering slowly but painfully, according to his brother Brian. "Curtis should be coming home within the next week," Brian...
For the second year running, the New Opportunities community garden in Perry has received a $1,000 grant from Hy-Vee Inc. The grant comes from the sale of Hy-Vee's One Step Potatoes, which all go to fund local community gardens. Also...
Daniel Joseph Duffy, 53, of Perry was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday following his conviction on a charge of third-degree sexual abuse. According to court records, Duffy committed a sex act with a child around 12 to 15...
Tuesday night's 60-minute memorial service for Sabrina Ray was a solemn affair of hymns, prayers and pious platitudes offered up before the mystery of innocent and unjustifiable suffering. About a dozen members of the Perry Firefighters Association attended the memorial...
At least one person was transported with injuries Tuesday afternoon from the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Iowa Highway 141 at Eighth Street in Perry. The incident occurred about 5:30 p.m. and involved a Toyota Camry and a Chrysler...
The commercial property at 1110 Second St. went on the auction block Monday afternoon, with a price starting at $7,500. Drawing no bidders, the price was dropped to $5,000 but with the same result. In the end, the auction of...
The parishioners at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Perry honored 15 graduating seniors from the Perry High School Class of 2017 Sunday with a warm round of applause and a blessing from the Rev. Chris Reising. The parish priest also...
A 19-year-old Jefferson man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he sexually abused his 12-year-old sister, who died May 15 in a Guthrie Center arson fire. According to Greene County District Court filings, Noah Exline, 19, entered a written plea...
Kelli Noland, a teacher associate at Woodward-Granger High School, was recently awarded the Teacher Associate of the Year Award from the Professional Educators of Iowa. Noland landed the award from among a statewide pool of applicants. She received her award at...
The Friends of the Perry Library plant sale wrapped up Saturday afternoon, with customers carrying away a variety of bedding and green plants. All proceeds from the sale and plants and baked goods directly benefit library programs and services. With help from...