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Martha Lajean Sadler

Martha Lajean Sadler, 57, died Dec. 25, 2017, at her home surrounded by family and friends. LaJean was born Feb. 12, 1960, in Perry to Sidney Albert Russell and Ila…

Legal Notices for Dec. 29, 2017

Notice is hereby given to RICHARD DANIEL DONALDSON unless payment is made on 2002 CHEVROLET 1500 VIN:2GCEC19V421396250 for tow and storage charges on 12-21-2017. Vehicle will be auctioned on the…

2017 top stories: winds of change sweep business community

The local business community experienced significant changes in 2017, as several of Taylor County’s largest employers – and its largest landowner – made headlines for ownership changes. Several long-time employers…

2017 top stories: War on drugs escalates

A continued focus on drug-related and property crimes by the Perry Police Department (PPD) and Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) resulted in many headlines – and even more arrests –…

2017 top stories: school district experienced numerous changes in 2017

New Superintendent of Schools Danny Glover Jr. oversaw a busy year within the Taylor County School District, including breaking ground on a new Perry Primary School, a massive administrative restructuring,…

‘Pitch Perfect 3’ sends the franchise off with lots of laughs, great music

‘Pitch Perfect 3’ sends the franchise off with lots of laughs, great music

By MARK VIOLA “Pitch Perfect” was one of the surprise hits of 2012, a witty comedy centered around intercollegiate a capella singing groups competing against each other for bragging rights…

Oldman is amazing in tense history drama about Britain’s ‘Darkest Hour’

Oldman is amazing in tense history drama about Britain’s ‘Darkest Hour’

By MARK VIOLA In my review of Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” this past summer, I remarked about how the World War II battle is not well known here in the U.S.…

‘Downsizing’ has an interesting idea but doesn’t know what to do with it

‘Downsizing’ has an interesting idea but doesn’t know what to do with it

By MARK VIOLA I love a good science-fiction story. Of course, there are an almost infinitely large variety of such tales, but one of my favorite categories is those stories…

Man charged in home burglary

Information from a concerned citizen and the swift response of sheriff’s deputies led to the arrest of a Perry man in connection with a residential burglary on Green Farm Road…

‘The Last Jedi’ is a bold, but flawed addition to the saga

‘The Last Jedi’ is a bold, but flawed addition to the saga

By MARK VIOLA While I wasn’t a huge fan of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” from a production and acting standpoint, it was a great improvement over the prequels. The…

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