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Community Supports Perry Police Department On Perry Police Appreciation Day

There was ice cream, grilled foods and cinnamon rolls out at the Perry Hy-Vee Monday all in support of the Perry Police Department. After an incident that occurred last week involving Perry Police Chief Eric Vaughn receiving a single gun shot wound to the upper thigh, organizations in the community came out in support of the Perry Police Department. Monday had Totally Rolled Ice Cream from West Des Moines at the Perry Hy-Vee donating 25-percent of its proceeds, the Hy-Vee Grill was out making grilled goods donating 25-percent of those proceeds and St. Patrick’s Catholic School was selling their cinnamon rolls donating 100-percent of their proceeds. Store Manager Nate Brokaw says it good to see the community come together.
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Two Jefferson Adults Arrested for Drugs

Two Jefferson adults were arrested following an alleged drug-related incident. According to court documents, an investigation began with the Jefferson Police Department following a traffic stop on January 17th. During the stop, the officer knew that the passenger, 21-year-old Makelia Brown was involved in distributing marijuana with 18-year-old Harvick Beals. The officer asked Brown if she would give consent to the officer searching her apartment.
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Community shows appreciation for Perry Police Department Monday

The St. Pat’s cinnamon rolls did not last long, and the ice cream and cookies sweetened the afternoon as Perry people turned out to show support for local law enforcement at Police Appreciation Day. A portion of the proceeds of the fundraiser will go to purchase protective equipment for...

Jefferson Police Report May 16, 2022

11:41am: Samantha Hardaway reported two Stray Dogs near 606 Hwy. 30 East. The officer did not locate the animals. 11:54am: Bill Berger spoke with an officer about concerns for an elderly neighbor. The. department has been working with family members to find appropriate care for. the female. 12:24pm: Fed Ex...

Ames Man Sentenced to Prison for Drug and Firearm Offenses

An Ames man will serve time in federal prison following his recent conviction on illegal drug and firearm possession charges. Fifty-three-year-old Lonnie Hill was sentenced recently to 18 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and having Possession of a Firearm as a Felon. Hill’s term of imprisonment will be followed by five years of supervised release.

Otz breaks down Osunniyi’s fit with Cyclones on both ends of the floor

Mar 20, 2021; Bloomington, Indiana, USA; St. Bonaventure Bonnies forward Osun Osunniyi (21) moves to the basket against the Louisiana State Tigers during the second half in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Mandatory Credit: Jordan Prather-USA TODAY Sports. Game changer. That’s been...

Perry Police Report May 16

To view a log of the calls for service, click here. A 2005 Chevy pickup, registered to Bobby Thomas of 814 Sixth St., Perry, and driven by Theresa Anne Thomas of 814 Sixth St., Perry, collided with a 2014 Ford Fusion, registered to and driven by Maeci Erynne Eyer of Perry. No injuries were reported. Damages were estimated at $8,000.

Hometown Heritage continues monthly program series on May 24 with theme of work

Hometown Heritage at the Carnegie Library Museum continues its program series this month, thanks to grant funding from the State Historical Society, Inc. The program, “Re-Awakening History Through Our Own Stories,” is a monthly program series, exploring how living in a small Midwestern town influences family, education, work, faith and loss – the five major themes that emerged upon analysis of interviews in the Hometown Heritage archives. Each of the monthly programs will be facilitated by a board member of Hometown Heritage, incorporating guest speakers’ expertise of each of the five themes as it relates to area history and sharing their own experiences. All programs are free to the public and will take place at different locations to showcase the various community assets created by Hometown Heritage.

How Ames area teams stack up heading into the state co-ed track meet

The Ames girls track team will be going for a team championship in Class 4A, and the Roland-Story boys and girls teams are both stacked in 2A heading into the state co-ed track meet Thursday through Saturday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. The Ames girls qualified for state in...

Mid-Prairie’s Scarff Shoots at Districts

Golden Hawk boys golfer Warren Scarff saw his season come to a close Monday in the district round of the Class 2A golf postseason at Heritage Oaks near Mediapolis. Scarff, a junior, was the lone Mid-Prairie representative in the meet. He fired a 19-over-par round of 91 that included six pars and nine bogeys, placing 30th in the field of 64. Nate Offerman of Dyersville-Beckman and Dylan Countryman of West Branch tied for the individual low round with their four over, 76s. The Bears won the team title with a 325. The Class 2A meet will be next week at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames.

Brody Nardini fans 13 to lead Woodward-Granger past ACGC

(Guthrie Center) Woodward-Granger’s pitching staff racked up seventeen strikeouts in an 11-2 season opening win at ACGC on Monday. Starting pitcher Brody Nardini went five innings. He gave up one hit, an RBI single by Miles Kading in the 5th. Nardini worked around six walks with the help of 13 K’s. ACGC’s only other hit in the game came on slow roller from Reid Rumelhart off of Schaefer Hanson in the 6th. Rumelhart worked his way around to score on an error and two wild pitches. Rumelhart’s infield single was the only hiccup on Hanson’s stat line as he struck out the next three batters he faced in his lone inning on the mound. 8th grader Brody Worley pitched a 1-2-3 7th with a pop up, strikeout, and groundout.

Knoxville, Pella Golf Teams Qualify for State

The Knoxville and Pella golf teams navigated a competitive district to qualify for the 2022 Class 3A state golf meet Monday. The Panthers edged the Dutch by one stroke to win the district championship, with the top three advancing to state, as Newton also qualified. The 2022 Class 3A State...

Adel, Dallas Center Receive Tree City USA Award

The Dallas County cities of Adel and Dallas Center were recently recognized with a Tree city USA Award earlier this year. Adel and Dallas Center were recognized with Tree City USA awards at the Urban Forestry Luncheon earlier this year on behalf of the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources as cities that demonstrate dedication to the importance of trees in their communities.

Iowa man sentenced to 18 years in prison for drug trafficking, gun charges

DES MOINES, Iowa (WOWT) - A man from Ames, Iowa was sentenced to prison last Thursday. Lonnie Allen Hill, 53, was sentenced to 18 years for charges such as possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and felon in possession of a firearm. In an investigation with Marshall County Sheriff’s Office,...