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Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ May 11

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) and Taylor County’s local postal service invite everyone to participate in the 21st annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive this Saturday, May 11.…

Chamber plans poker tournament on May 10

Feeling lucky? The 8th annual Chamber Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament Fundraiser will be held this Friday, May 10, at the Perry Elks Lodge, starting at 6 p.m. The entry fee…

Library announces May workshop schedule

The Taylor County Public Library has announced its schedule of workshops planned in May: • CPR: Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m. • Canning Workshop: Thursday, May 16, 5 p.m.; $5…

Dawling Eldridge Blair

Dawling (Chick) Eldridge Blair, 78, of Perry, died May 6, 2013, at his residence in Perry. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, May 8, at 11 a.m. at The…

FDOT announces road and lane closures for April 27 – May 3

FDOT announces road and lane closures for April 27 – May 3

The Florida Department of Transportation issued the following notice about upcoming road and lane closures in Taylor County for April 27 to May 3: State Road 51: Daytime lane closures…

Edna Grace Bennett

Edna Grace Bennett, 87, of Perry, died May 2, 2013, at Marshall Health & Rehabilitation Center in Perry. Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 5, at 3 p.m. at Joe P. Burns…

No felony charges filed in crash that killed Ketring, 15

Nearly eight months after the two-vehicle crash that claimed the life of former mayor Emily Ketring’s 15-year-old daughter, Angel, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) has completed its investigation and cited…

Review: Family troubles and little white lies in ‘Big Wedding’

Review: Family troubles and little white lies in ‘Big Wedding’

One of the biggest complaints against romantic comedies–at least mine–is that they too often rest comfortably inside the predictable confides of their conventions. “The Big Wedding,” however, does not stretch…

DCF officials at library two days a week

With nearly one-quarter of Taylor County residents receiving food stamp assistance, including one third of local children, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) has begun stationing personnel at…

Win this boat at Optimist Fishing Tournament

Win this boat at Optimist Fishing Tournament

Boating season has arrived and the Perry Optimist Club is offering residents a chance to win a new 16-foot Alumacraft boat, motor and trailer valued at $10,600. Tickets are just…