Perryville News

Witnessing Celestial Spectacle: Perryville, Missouri Gears Up for the 2024 Solar Eclipse

PERRYVILLE – In the celestial ballet of the cosmos, few events capture our imaginations as profoundly as a total solar eclipse. The year 2024 promises to gift skygazers with an awe-inspiring celestial event, and one fortunate location in its path is Perryville, Missouri. As the town eagerly anticipates the upcoming solar eclipse, residents and visitors […]

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Downtown Perryville Event Calendar for 2024 released

PERRYVILLE, Mo.: Downtown Perryville is set to host a diverse array of events throughout 2024, aiming to foster community involvement and attract travelers to Perryville, Missouri.   In partnership with Perry County Economic Development Authority, Perry County Heritage Tourism, and Perryville Area Chamber of Commerce, the calendar features both annual favorites and exciting new events,

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PCSD 32 Superintendent updates parents on status of ‘Get the Lead Out of Drinking Water’

PERRYVILLE – Perry County School District No. 32 Superintendent Dr. Fara Jones has given parents in the district an update on the Get the Lead Out of Drinking Water Act efforts.   “The statute dictates that each drinking/cooking water source has lead concentration of less than 5 parts per billion (ppb) or micrograms per liter

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Genia Feher is named Elks Student of the Month for February

PERRYVILLE – St. Vincent High School has announced Genia Feher is the Elks Student of the Month for February.     Genia is pictured with Zachary Stobart, head of schools and Steven Wibbenmeyer of the Perryville Elks Lodge No. 2701.   Genia is the daughter of Kathleen and Julius Feher of Perryville.   According to

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Filing begins for state offices

JEFFERSON CITY – Filing has begun for the August primary election in Missouri.   A page on the Missouri Secretary of State’s website: https://s1.sos.mo.gov/candidatesonweb/ provided the following information:   U.S. Representative – District 8 (Includes Ste. Genevieve and Perry Counties.)   Republican Jason Smith, Cape Girardeau             Democratic Randi McCallian, Edgar Springs Franklin Delano Roth

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MNVM’s Brochure Competition Awards Ceremony slated

PERRYVILLE, Mo.– Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial (MNVM) is proud to announce the winner of its inaugural Student Brochure Competition, a remarkable initiative aimed at engaging young minds in honoring the sacrifices and valor of our Nation’s Veterans.   The ceremony will be held in the Welcome Center’s Event Room, Friday, March 1st at 1 p.m.

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Free legal consultations for Veterans

PERRYVILLE – Free legal consultations for Veterans will be offered in Perryville on March 15.   The University of Missouri School of Law Veterans Clinic, through its Tigers for Troops program, will offer free legal consultations to veterans regarding their United States Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) disability benefits, discharge upgrades, and VA healthcare from

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Celebrate Agriculture: March 3-9 is Thank a Farmer Week

PERRY COUNTY — Our changing economy illustrates how agriculture impacts our lives now more than ever.  Thanks to Missouri farmers, consumers have many choices for the locally sourced food and goods they enjoy.  Around the world, consumers value what our farmers and ranchers produce. Missouri Farm Bureau, Perry County Farm Bureau and county Farm Bureau’s across

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