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Must we feed them on weekends too?

Must we feed them on weekends too?

By SUSAN H. LINCOLN / Managing Editor It’s a question that has resonated throughout the community: if we feed children both breakfast and lunch at school (at no charge), as…

Ralph D. Sadler

Ralph “Devone” Sadler, age 55, of Perry, Florida, passed away December 8, 2014, at Doctor’s Memorial Hospital in Perry. Services will be held Friday, Dec. 12, at 11 am. at…

Carl O’neil Davis

Carl O’neil Davis, 58, of Perry, died Dec. 5, 2014, at his residence. Cremation arrangements are under the care of Joe P. Burns Funeral Home. You may send condolences to…

Arlene M. Brown

Arlene M. Brown, 72, of Perry, died Dec. 7, 2014. There are no services planned at this time. All arrangements are under the care of Joe P. Burns Funeral Home.…

Man, 48, who ‘escaped’ while on work release nabbed in Georgia

A fifth suspect has been apprehended after his photo was included in a Crimestoppers bulletin published through a partnership with the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO), Big Bend Crimestoppers and…

Review: Redmayne, Jones captivate in ‘The Theory of Everything’

Review: Redmayne, Jones captivate in ‘The Theory of Everything’

By MARK VIOLA Perhaps the most well-recognized living scientist, Dr. Stephen Hawking is probably less well known for his actual scientific accomplishments than for his best-selling book, “A Brief History…

Kiwanis Radio Auction arrives Dec. 8-9

Kiwanis Radio Auction arrives Dec. 8-9

Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Emily Ketring (center) updated the Perry Kiwanis Club on its many programs this week. The Boys and Girls Club is one of several local…

Review: ‘Big Hero 6’ brings action and heart in animated adventure

Review: ‘Big Hero 6’ brings action and heart in animated adventure

By MARK VIOLA Deviating significantly from the source material, Disney’s new animated film “Big Hero 6” is packed with humor, action and heart, mixing these three ingredients to create a…

‘Big step’ for BioNitrogen

In what officials are calling another “big step” in BioNitrogen’s efforts to build a $300 million plant in Taylor County, the company has announced that it has been awarded an…

Battle of the Bulge veteran recalls 40 days on the front lines

Battle of the Bulge veteran recalls 40 days on the front lines

By ANGELA M. CASTELUCCI / Staff writer Still raw from the bombing of Pearl Harbor just three years earlier, American soldiers stationed in France were battle-tired as a bitter winter…