LOCAL NEWS

Lutheran Heritage Center to unveil new addition

The Perryville Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a ribbon cutting commemorating the expansion of the Lutheran Heritage Center next week, Thursday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m.Carla Grebing, …

Country church tour earns state award

Perry County Heritage Tourism’s Christmas Country Church Tour was the recent recipient of the 2021 Pathfinder Award presented at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism Oct. 13-15 in …

Southbound portions of I-55 to reduced to one lane Oct. 26, 27

Southbound Interstate 55 in both Perry and Cape Girardeau counties will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform core drilling operations. The specific section …

Comstock to retire in 2023

During last night’s closed session of the Board of Education meeting, Perry County School District No. 32 Superintendent Andy Comstock notified the board that he intends to retire at the end of …

Design consultant tours existing facilities

editor@perryvillenews.comRepresentatives from Navigate Building Solutions, the recently-hired design criteria consultant, toured the Perry County Sheriff’s Department and Jail, both dispatch …
SPORTS

Rushing attack, turnovers doom Indians in loss

St. Vincent certainly had its chances to get closer to Grandview on Friday night, but every time it seemed they were on the cusp of doing so, something bad would happen. Mistakes and special teams …

Bishop claims JCAA title

The Perryville and St. Vincent cross-country teams had the opportunity to see how they stack up against their conference opponents. They made the most of that chance as the St. Vincent boys and girls …

St. Vincent to induct fifth Hall of Fame class

It may be one year later than usual, but that doesn’t mean their accomplishments were any less impressive. St. Vincent will induct its fifth class into its Athletic Hall of Fame in November. …
OBITUARIES
La Vern Fox
La Vern Flora (nee Steffens) Fox, 96 of Cape Girardeau, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.She was born June 3, 1925, in Farrar, Missouri to the late Ernst and …
Gary L. Hoff
Gary L. Hoff, 76, of Perryville passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 at his residence.He was born Aug. 6, 1945 in Cape Girardeau to Lloyd and Ethel (Skaggs) Hoff. He and Sharon (Hotop) Hoff were …
Leander D. Brown Jr.
Leander Doyle Brown Jr., 70, of Perryville passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.He was born July 7, 1951 in Tipton, Tenn. to L.D. and Ruth Jane (Atkins) Brown Sr.He and Sharon M. Schmidt Holifield …
Doris H. Schmidt
Doris H. Schmidt, 93, of Perryville died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 at Independence Care Center in Perryville.She was born Nov. 22, 1927 in Seventy-Six, Missouri to Theodore and Ella Luehrs.She and …
Barbara A. Cook
Barbara Ann Cook, 79, of Whitewater passed away Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 at Perry County Memorial Hospital.She was born Oct. 3, 1942, in Bell City, daughter of Guy C. and Clara Simmons Wilson. She and …
STATE NEWS
OPINION

Letter to the Editor: Vaccine

Dear Editor:If there had been a influenza vaccine in 1918-19 during the pandemic at that time, 650,000 people need not have died, including my mother’s little 18-month old brother. She almost …

PHOTO GALLERIES
VIDEOS

Video: Sept. 16 public hearing for joint justice center

To view a recording of the entire public hearing from Sept. 16, click on the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDLaFunMUNI
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) announced his intent to not seek re-election in November 2022. U.S. Senator Roy “My mom and dad used to milk cows in this dairy barn. It’s a long way …
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