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The information in the following report was obtained from the Miami County Sheriff’s Office and other area law enforcement agencies. Individuals named in this report are presumed innocent until proven otherwise in a court of law. 
Joshua Re . . . more »

   

Tip leads to charges against 4



By Blair Yankey - Byankey@perutribune.com
Four people were arrested by Peru Police and a child was taken into custody by the Department of Child Services on Wednesday night after a tip led to the discovery of drugs and paraphernalia at a Peru residence.&# . . . more »

   

City sets new short-term disability policy

By Anthony Lombardi - Alombardi@perutribune.com
To hear Peru Mayor Gabe Greer tell it, Wednesday night’s special Board of Works was an example of what government can accomplish when people work together.
An hour and a half negotiation between the bo . . . more »

   

Virtual learning planned for Blair Pointe kids

By Blair Yankey - Byankey@perutribune.com
A brave new world of virtual learning awaits Blair Pointe Elementary students next school year. 
The Peru Community School District recently purchased $1,400 worth of equipment for two Virtual Reality Labs there.
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Upcoming Cole Porter fest offers four days of fun



By Anthony Lombardi - Alombardi@perutribune.com
Each year, on the second weekend of June, Peru celebrates one of their own.
“(Cole Porter) is probably our most famous son,” said Vicki Draper, the marketing and public relations coordinator for the Cole P . . . more »

   

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The information in the following report was obtained from the Miami County Sheriff’s Office and other area law enforcement agencies. Individuals named in this report are presumed innocent until proven otherwise in a court of law. 
Brandon L . . . more »

   

Peru police on the lookout for bike thieves

By Anthony Lombardi - Alombardi@perutribune.com
Bike thieves have kept local law enforcement busy this spring. 
Since May 13, at least nine bicycles and one moped has been reported stolen to the Peru Police Department. One bike was even taken from a churc . . . more »

   

Purrfect fundraiser



By Blair Yankey - Byankey@perutribune.com
If you’re looking for a cat, you’ve got the pick of the litter at Peru’s Scratching Post Cat Rescue.
They’ve got big ones, playful ones and kittens – 100 in all. And each is looking for a forev . . . more »

   

Plant Day at Blair Pointe



By Blair Yankey - Byankey@perutribune.com
Neither rain, nor mud could keep some Blair Pointe Upper Elementary students from helping build an outdoor science lab at their school last week. 
With the assistance of Miami County Master Gardeners Joyce La . . . more »

   

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The information in the following report was obtained from the Miami County Sheriff’s Office and other area law enforcement agencies. Individuals named in this report are presumed innocent until proven otherwise in a court of law.
Kevin Miller, 5 . . . more »

   

Peru Public Library gears up for summer reading program

By Blair Yankey - Byankey@perutribune.com
Miami County schools may be out soon, but that doesn’t mean that your child’s reading needs to come to an end.
A summer of education and fun is in store as the Peru Public Library gears up for its annu . . . more »

   

Peru blight fight enters next round



By Anthony Lombardi - Alombardi@perutribune.com
Peru is one step closer to saying sayonara to 17 more blighted properties. 
On May 15, the city’s Board of Works accepted 10 bids from Environmental Technology Consulting for $22,730, and three bids from A& . . . more »

   

Car show fundraiser set to benefit Peru's K-9s



By Blair Yankey - Byankey@perutribune.com
Call it a car show for Peru’s crime-fighting K-9s.
The city’s police department is holding a first-ever auto fundraiser on Saturday, June 17 to help keep its two four-legged officers on patrol.
The Saturday car . . . more »

   

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The information in the following report was obtained from the Miami County Sheriff’s Office and other area law enforcement agencies. Individuals named in this report are presumed innocent until proven otherwise in a court of law.
Lonnie Binnion, . . . more »

   

Buddy comes home



By Anthony Lombardi - Alombardi@perutribune.com
On Sunday, Peru patrolman Keith Smith received a “Thank You” letter in his mailbox at the Peru Police Department. 
“Dear Mr. Smith,  
Our dog, Buddy, is a very special member . . . more »

   

Rain causing headaches for farmers

By Blair Yankey - Byankey@perutribune.com
Cold, wet weather is starting to take its toll on Miami County farms. 
Weather across the state was ideal for crop farmers most of April, Randy Kron, Indiana Farm Bureau president, told the Associated Press. But heavy . . . more »

   

Relay for Life outlasts the weather



By Blair Yankey - Byankey@perutribune.com
Once you or a loved one has battled cancer, even a lot of rain and highs wind aren’t big obstacles.
And so it was that Miami County’s 20th annual Relay for Life pushed on toward their fundraising goal on Sa . . . more »