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Dan Pemble, 87, Of Scranton

Dan Pemble, age 87, of Scranton, IA, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022 at Journey Senior Services in Carroll. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Scranton.
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Perry Police Report June 24

To view a log of the calls for service, click here. An officer made contact with an intoxicated male in the 800 block of 10th Street. The male was instructed to stay in his home. Officers received a report of harassment in the 1200 block of McKinley Street. June 20,...
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Jefferson Matters Adds New Features to Golf Tournament Fundraiser

Friday was the annual Jefferson Matters: A Main Street and Chamber Community Golf Tournament at the Jefferson Community Golf Course. Co-organizer Jill Morton says there were 18 teams this year and the first place team was Danielson Auto. Co-organizer Jackie Cunningham says other new additions to the annual Jefferson Matters fundraiser included a traveling trophy for the 1st place team.

Marshalltown Man Sentenced to Prison for Stealing ATM Machine from Wild Rose in Jefferson

A Marshalltown man was recently sentenced to prison for his involvement in stealing an ATM machine from Wild Rose Casino in Jefferson. According to court documents, 52-year-old Richard Harris pled guilty to a Class C Felony for first degree theft. As per the plea agreement, Harris was sentenced to ten years in prison and given credit for time already served.

Jefferson Police Report June 23, 2022

9:11am: Noel Drewry came to the Law Enforcement Center and requested to speak with an Officer in regards to a civil matter. An Officer provided advice. 9:38am: A Greene County Deputy requested that an Officer watch for a vehicle on Highway 30 that was possibly traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was not located.

History reawakened with excavation of Second Street

History was unearthed in Perry this week when the Public Works Department dug up Second Street in order to install a water line. The line crossed Second Street about midway between Warford and Lucinda streets in what was once the heart of the town’s commercial corridor and remains an important part of Perry’s downtown business and cultural district.

Adair County Arrest Report

(Adair Co.) The Fontanelle Police Department arrested 28-year-old Zakery Dean Sickles, of Fontanelle, on Wednesday on a warrant charging him with four counts of Sexual Abuse 2nd Degree and four counts of Lascivious Acts with a Child. Sickles was held in the Adair County Jail on $300,000 cash only bond.

Tori’s Angels Foundation Breakfast Begins Early Tomorrow Morning

There will be a breakfast tomorrow in Panora to help fundraise for a local non-profit organization. The Tori’s Angels Foundation will be at the community center from 8am-1pm tomorrow serving pancakes, eggs, sausage links and a beverage option for a free will donation. All proceeds will fund Guthrie County infants, children and adolescents with life threatening challenges.

Stuart man arrested after messy dispute with roommates

Adair County Sheriff Jeff Vandewater released details on some recent arrests in the county and one of those arrests followed an incident in Stuart. On June 16th Stuart Police were called to 604 Southwest 4th Street at 9:34 p.m. for a male that had been locked out of his residence by his roommates. Upon arrival Officers spoke with 29-year-old Cody Pipkin of Stuart who stated he had been drinking at a bar in town and come home to being locked out of his residence. He said he had been having issues with his roommate the past several days and he just wanted his stuff out of the house. Officers advised he had a right to enter the residence but he told them he was going to have a friend come get him for the night and return later to get his things.

Greene County Farm Bureau Raises Close to $2,000 for Local Food Pantry

It was another successful fundraising venture for the Greene County Farm Bureau’s Cram the Cab event. A total of $1,900 was raised for the Greene County Action Resource Center at Jefferson Fareway during the week of June 13th-18th. The total amount represents customers rounding up to the nearest dollar on their grocery bill and those individuals that purchased pre-packaged bags of non-perishable food items. Several farm bureau members and financial service agents also made cash donations.

St. Pat’s Regina Guild Rummage Sale Continues Today

Those who are still wanting to find a good deal while supporting a good cause can attend the last day of the St. Pat’s Regina Guild Rummage Sale. The event is sponsored by the Regina Guild and will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and the sale will take place in the St. Patrick’s Catholic School Gym in Perry. Before the sale began community members donated clean and gently used items including furniture, household items, clean clothing and bedding, sheets and curtains, tools and other items that were clean and no longer needed.
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Oliver 1900: Loud and heavy

The Oliver 1900 was a barnyard bully. It was loud, obnoxious, heavy, and made no apologies for itself. It should've been sold with a case of shooter's earmuffs — enough for the operator and his family, as well as the families of his two closest neighbors! For all the noise those tractors made, they sure could put in some work.

Reminder: Free Lincoln Highway Program at Museum in Jefferson Tomorrow

A reminder that the Greene County Historical Society is hosting a free program tomorrow on the Lincoln Highway. Bob and Joyce Ausberger are part of the Lincoln Highway Association and own the Lincoln Highway Museum in Grand Junction. They will lead a discussion about the historic highway, with Joyce talking about her favorite places to visit in 13 states along the highway and Bob will share his vision of the highway for the future. Additionally, the Lincoln Highway traveling exhibit “Promise Road: How the Lincoln Highway Changed America” will continue to be on display at the museum the entire month of June.

Girls Youth Soccer Camp With Perry Parks and Recreation

An upcoming girls soccer camp has registration options now available with Perry Parks and Recreation. The girls soccer camp is for ages 4th through 8th grade from July 5th-8th from 7-8:30 p.m. and for high schoolers in 9th-12th grade from July 11th-14th from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Perry School Athletic Complex.

Mustangs claim two conference wins in light week

PERRY — Eighth-grader Shay Burns got a win in his varsity pitching debut and his teammates helped him out at the plate with 12 hits as PCM’s baseball team downed Perry 14-4 in five innings on Wednesday. The Mustangs won the Heart of Iowa Conference game thanks in...

Dan Pemble of Scranton

Dan Pemble, age 87, of Scranton, IA, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022 at Journey Senior Services in Carroll. Funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at the United Methodist Church in Scranton with Rev. Angelo Luis officiating. Burial will be in the Paton Township Cemetery.

ISU Insect Zoo Will Be At Perry Library Monday

A fun and free activity which will involve bugs will be taking place on Monday at the Perry Public Library. The Iowa State University Insect Zoo will be in the library community room from 10-11 a.m. on Monday. The program is free for everyone to attend and no registration is required.

Timothy Hamman of Perry

Services for Timothy Hamman, 86, of Perry will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 29 at Hastings Funeral Home in Perry. Visitation will start one hour prior to the service. Tim died June 24, 2022, at the Kings Garden Campus in Perry, Iowa. Tim is survived by his sister,...