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As the corn and beans changing from green to brown signals the end of summer, so the fall ice cream social at the Rippey United Methodist Church signals the end of the beloved ice creams social season and the...
Many people drive everyday along Iowa Street just to receive his greeting. Visitors to the neighborhood wonder why cars are honking their horns all day long. The reason is Perry's Goodwill ambassador, Donald "Pappy" Lewis. Although few know his real name, all...
If you are a viewer of the Pegasus program, "That's My Opinion," you may remember that a couple of years ago I did a program in front of the Civil War monument located at Evergreen Cemetery in Vinton, Iowa....
A monument to the importance of agriculture to our area economy, the grain silos in Minburn stand guard over the town like David watching over his sheep. Such was the backdrop for the Minburn Area Firefighters Association fundraiser held last...
The weekly Kiwanis luncheon meeting was the backdrop for a visit by native-Iowa author Darcy Maulsby. Maulsby, who works in marketing, writing and consulting, visited with the local club about her most recent book, "Images of America: Dallas County." The...
Tuesday the Perry Kiwanis Club was visited by Omar Padilla, outreach coordinator for the Dallas County Habitat for Humanity. Padilla has led the low-income housing group since it returned to Dallas County about three years ago. The Habitat for Humanity is...
This begins part two of my KC and the Sunshine Band adventure. I ran across Doug Reeder from Raccoon Valley Radio and his wife, Sue. They must have had better tickets than I did because they sat closer. We waited for...
Many of you are aware that there will be an all-'70s class reunion for graduates of Perry High School over the weekend of June 30 to July 4. ThePerryNews.com publisher Jim Caufield was a graduate of Perry High School during...
Depression and other mental illnesses can reduce the enjoyment of life of many of our area seniors. Senior Life Solutions has recently opened offices in the newly remodeled atrium of the Dallas County Hospital, and a quartet of its...
Eddie Diaz has been the principal of St. Patrick's Catholic School in Perry for one year, so he stopped by the Perry Kiwanis weekly luncheon meeting May 23 to update the club on his first year. Diaz last spoke to...