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Lister scores 37 in Wildcat win over Perry
Senior Collin Lister scored 37 to help lift Carlisle to an 83-28 win over Perry in Carlisle on Dec. 7. The Wildcats improved to 3-1 on the season and 2-0 in the Raccoon River Conference. Carlisle outscored Perry 48-15 in the first half on the way to the 55-point win.
Perry Hoop Shoot Contest 2018 Winners
The annual Perry Area Hoop Shoot Contest was last Saturday, Dec. 8 at Perry Middle School. While the turnout was small, the talent was evident and a handful of the area’s younger athletes are headed to the district contest in Storm Lake.
Dallas County holiday events a success
Various holiday events have been taking place around Dallas County this month. - Adel Sip and Sample took place from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7 across the City of Adel. The event celebrated its 25th year. Each participating business had a food or drink for people to sample, as well as recipe card
Perry Wrestling places top 5 at recent invitational
Perry Wrestling attended the Keith Vry Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 8 in Parkersburg. Out of the 16 other teams in attendance Perry was able to head home with fifth place and a team score of 82.
Pet licenses, dog park passes open for 2019
Pet owners within Perry city limits with cats and dogs over six months of age must obtain or renew their annual pet license by Jan. 31 of each year. Licenses expire on Dec. 31 of each year. Licenses may be obtained at the McCreary Community Building, 1800 Pattee St.
Perry basketball falls to Carlisle in latest road game
Perry High School Basketball spent their recent game putting up another good fight against Carlisle. The girls ended their match up with a loss 62-19 and the boys fell in their game as well 83-28.
Hometown Heritage thanks community for support in 2018
Hundreds of people attended Hometown Heritage’s 2018 events and exhibits, and the series was made possible because of partnerships, volunteers and funding organizations, said former program coordinator and volunteer Alissa Whitmore.
Waukee Parents ‘Disappointed’ in School Board’s Response to Audit
WAUKEE, Iowa -- Waukee parents and taxpayers voiced their questions and concerns to the Waukee School Board on Monday. This is the first time the Waukee School Board addressed the finding of the state audit.
Santa Claus poses for photos at Perry Hy-Vee
Santa Claus made another stop in Perry on Saturday, Dec. 8. This time, he posed for photos at the Perry Hy-Vee store. Kids took turns telling Santa what they want for Christmas from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Dec. 8.
Urbandale Police Identify Victim of Sunday Night Shooting
URBANDALE, Iowa — Urbandale Police say 20-year-old Anthony Taylor was shot and killed last night, but they still aren’t saying who pulled the trigger. Taylor was found around 11:18pm on Sunday in the 4000 block of 70th Street. He was taken to a hospital where he later died.
Swan Antics to open Dec. 10 in Perry
Alma Blougher Swanson is moving Swan Antics to Perry from rural Ogden. The store, offering antiques and other finds, will open at 1226 2nd St., on Monday, Dec. 10. Blougher Swanson has been running Swan Antics for the past six years. She started the business with her husband as they have always coll
Hometown Heritage reflects on successful year
Hundreds of people attended Hometown Heritage’s 2018 educational and cultural events and exhibits thanks to the support of numerous partnerships, volunteers and funding organizations, according to a year-end statement issued Thursday by the non-profit group.
Waukee school district accused of spending tens-of-thousands of dollars on “improper disbursements”
DES MOINES – A school district in the suburbs of Des Moines is accused of blowing tens-of-thousands of dollars on “improper disbursements” like fancy lounge chairs for the Superintendent’s office and a financial officer has been suspended.
Happenings in and around Perry
5-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 at La Poste. Iowa State University Department of Landscape Architecture College of Design Fourth Year Undergraduate Urban Design Studio students will present strategies for Perry’s recreational, environmental and economic future. Refreshments will be provided. Please come a
Police: Ankeny man charged with having child porn after tip from Twitter
Twitter helped tip off police to an Ankeny man accused of possessing child porn, online Iowa court records show. Lonnie Glen Wilcox, 48, has been arrested and charged with five counts of sexual exploitation of a child — possessing a depiction of a minor in sex act after Ankeny police Oct. 4 searched
Iowa State lands 2020 offensive lineman Tyler Miler
Greene County (Iowa) offensive tackle Tyler Miller has been one of Iowa State’s most frequent 2020 visitors since the program extended him his first scholarship offer, and the intriguing lineman is now one of the early members of the class.
Why a country star is postponing his retirement to headline a small-town Iowa festival
The first time he stepped foot on a Guthrie County stage, a sea of roughly 24,000 greeted country singer Chris Cagle. Behind the scenes, organizers were in a panic. The event brought 12,000 more country-crazed fans to the Guthrie County Fairgrounds than anticipated — an unexpected gift from the nigh
Raccoon Valley Bank’s open house a holiday fixture in Perry
The Raccoon Valley Bank in Perry hosted its annual public open house Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A steady stream of friends and friendly customers visited the lobby, enjoying homemade holiday treats, door prizes and local entertainment.
Perry Police Report Dec. 5
A caller from the Dallas County Hospital “requested officer assistance for a mental patient leaving his room after a 48-hour hold was placed on him.” The patient “returned to his room while she was still on the phone.” About 5.5 hours later, a caller from the Dallas County Hospital requested officer
Dallas County Sheriff’s Report
11-28-18 A 39 year old male Wichita Kansas resident was arrested on a warrant for probation violation-original charge of domestic abuse assault. A 59 year old male Stuart resident was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear-failed to serve jail time-original charge of harassment.