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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.
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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.
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Pelicans To Sign Izaiah Brockington to Exhibit 10 Deal

Iowa State guard Izaiah Brockington has agreed to join the Pelicans on an Exhibit 10 contract, according to Richard Stayman of (Twitter link). Brockington played four collegiate seasons for three teams. He started out at St. Bonaventure, spent two seasons with Penn State and finished up with the Cyclones. In his senior year, Brockington averaged 16.9 PPG and 6.8 RPG. The 6’4” guard also made 36.1% of his 3-point tries and was second on his team in steals.

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,...

Izaiah Brockington, AJ Green sign with NBA teams

After the dust settled from the 2022 NBA Draft, Iowa State's Izaiah Brockington and Northern Iowa's AJ Green both found themselves undrafted. But, their road to the NBA isn't over. Brockington was picked up by the New Orleans Pelicans, signing an Exhibit 10 deal. That means he'll be able to...

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.

Which NFL Team Has the Biggest Fan Base In Iowa?

You may think it's a bit early to start talking about the NFL but I would disagree. All NFL teams will be in training camp by July 26, which is only 1 month away. One of my first interviews for this job was back in January when the NFL playoffs were in full swing.

RECRUITING: Jelani Hamilton sets commitment date

Iowa State 2023 priority recruit and four-star guard Jelani Hamilton will be announcing his college commitment next week. The Austell, Ga. native told On3 he will announce his decision on July 1. He officially visited Ames last week. Rated as the No. 111 player in the 2023 recruiting class, the...

Iowa State picks up commitment from Oklahoma City safety James

(Ames) -- Iowa State snagged their 13th commitment for the Class of 2023 on Friday, landing Oklahoma City safety Tashawn James. The 6-foot-0, 180-pound prospect also had offers from Northern Iowa and Tulsa and is ranked as the No. 101 safety and No. 14 player in Oklahoma by 247Sports. View...

3-Star Safety Tashawn James Commits To Iowa State

Iowa State is adding to it’s already impressive 2023 recruiting class. This time they are adding 3-star safety Tashawn James who made his commitment known Friday. James us an 85 overall composite ranking according to 247Sports. He held offers from Northern Iowa and Tulsa and was starting to generate more interest.
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Brockington signs with New Orleans Pelicans

Former Iowa State guard Izaiah Brockington will join the New Orleans Pelicans organization on an Exhibit 10 contract. The former Cyclone scoring leader went undrafted in Thursday night's NBA Draft but found his ticket into the league early Friday morning. Brockington scored 16.9 points per game for Iowa State in...

Tyson Foods' Perry facility awards scholarships to local students

Tyson Foods’ Perry facility has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 10 students through its annual local scholarship program. The scholarships will help 10 individuals with their college or university education-related expenses, such as tuition, books, academic fees and room and board. Tyson awards scholarships to children of current Tyson team members based on student performance, involvement in school and in the community and financial need.

Elizabeth Carol Nearhoof of Jefferson

Services are pending for Elizabeth Carol Nearhoof, 87, of Jefferson. Elizabeth died June 21, 2022, at her home in Jefferson, Iowa. She is survived by her four children, Robert (Shelly) Berkstresser of Florida, Debra Mills of Kentucky, Betsy (Martin) Draper of Kansas and Mark Berkstresser of Tennessee; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and her sister, Nancy Norris of Pennsylvania.

Iowa State suspends men’s hockey club over hazing

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University announced Thursday that its men’s hockey club will be suspended from competition for the next academic year after an investigation found the club engaged in hazing, alcohol abuse and personal humiliation of new or rookie members. The club was put on interim suspension in May and a subsequent […]

RECRUITING: 2023 safety Tashawn James commits to Iowa State

Iowa State earned its 13th commitment to the 2023 recruiting class on Friday, landing 2023 safety Tashawn James. The 6-foot prospect chose Iowa State over Tulsa and Northern Iowa and marks the halfway point of the program’s 25 scholarship allotment. In the Hudl highlight below, James has a play...