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The Perry VFW Post 2060 hosted a Memorial Day Sunday for James E. Leber, a veteran of the U.S. Navy and the father of VFW Department of Iowa Junior Vice Commander Ronald Leber of Perry. Leber spoke at the service...
The Perry First United Methodist Church held its annual Dove Awards ceremony Oct. 11, 2020, and three longtime church activists were honored with the award. The Dove Awards are presented to people who have given extraordinary service to the church...
A drive-by retirement party was held for the Rev. Paul and Nancy Burrow at the Perry First United Methodist Church Sunday from 1:30-2 p.m., with a card basket ably staffed by Rachel Burrow, Paul and Nancy's daughter. The Burrows, retiring...
Hello again, dinner fans. After my last story, I saw that I left off a dinner. This was the monthly free dinner held on the second Wednesday of each month at the Heartland Church of Christ. This was held...
Things are starting to get back to normal. The stores now have plenty of bathroom tissue and paper towels just as in the past. Our crisis must be clearing. Even in healthcare you can now get masks, gloves, gowns...
The month of February started off with the Perry Lions Club annual BRR Ride breakfast. They always serve scrambled eggs with ham and St. Pat's cinnamon rolls. Funds raised go to community projects. Later that evening was the Earlham Peace...
Hello fellow dinner fans. Here are a few items from January of this year. No dinners since the middle of March and I am having only my memories to go on. The month of January started on the 8th with...
Well, dinner fans, a stagnant dinner season has prevailed for the past three weeks. Hopefully, this will all be over by the end of the month. I need a haircut and cannot get one. Let us go back to the...
In the Good Book, Job 1:21 states, “The Lord giveth, and the Lord taketh away.” For my entire life I have heard a variant on this saying which says, “The Lord giveth, and the Government taketh away.” In my...
It has been another length of time since I wrote about my further adventures in dining. For the past two weeks, I have been hiding under the counter at Pegasus, surrounded by my stash of bathroom tissue waiting for...