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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...
Hot summer days and sultry thunderstorms bring back memories of the past, filled with thoughts of family picnics and the good times had by all. Such was the case Saturday, June 10 at the season's first Meet Me in Minburn...
An organization needs to receive a periodic update on its health and functioning, and the Perry Kiwanis Club heard the results of its latest checkup at its Tuesday meeting. Nineteen-year Perry Kiwanian and 18-year Kiwanis Club Secretary Kendall Rathje dug...
The First United Methodist Church of Perry welcomed two young men from the Perry area into their membership April 23 in confirmation ceremonies. The Rev. Paul Burrow, pastor of the church, presided over the ceremony of welcome for Beau...
Summer is on its way, and the Perry Public Library will soon become a major focus of area youth. Perry Public Library Director Mary Murphy stopped by the weekly luncheon meeting of the Perry Kiwanis Club to discuss some...
Spring is the time of year for double headers, and the Perry Kiwanis Club hosted one at their regular weekly luncheon meeting held at the Hotel Pattee. The first speaker was Nebraska-Iowa District Kiwanis Club President Jim Dane. Dane hails...