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More Narcan coming to Miami County

By Daniel Herda - Dherda@perutribune.com
Peru Police Department Police Chief Mike Meeks said the PPD has been administering Narcan since April 2016. He added that the department, as well as other Miami County entities, are always looking for more avenues to get add . . . 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.  
Samuel C . . . more »

   

Mac projects continuing into school year

By Anthony Lombardi - Alombardi@perutribune.com
With only a few days remain until the start of Maconaquah’s new school year, Superintendent Doug Arnold has made it a goal to wrap up several unfinished construction projects as soon as possible. 
One of th . . . 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.  
Zac . . . more »

   

Dukes achieves ACHC accreditation

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Dukes Memorial Hospital announced its approval of accreditation status by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for the services of Sleep Lab.
ACHC offers a patient-focused approach to Sleep Accreditation with principles that were developed . . . more »

   

YMCA hires new program director



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A familiar face has joined the Miami County YMCA staff. 
On Wednesday, the community-focused nonprofit announced the hiring of Caleb Bragg as the facility’s new sports and aquatics director. Bragg will oversee all youth and adult sports at . . . more »

   

Open forum for veterans tonight

By Blair Yankey - Byankey@perutribune.com
The goal of a meeting tonight at the Peru Public Library will be to ensure that veterans have an opportunity to be heard, said Miami County Veterans Services Officer Jay Kendall. 
Officials from the Northern . . . more »

   

Gambling for a good cause



By Anthony Lombardi - Alombardi@perutribune.com
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas – except when it happens in Peru. 
For the second consecutive year, United Way of Miami County will jumpstart their annual fundraising campaign by turning a local establ . . . more »

   

Over 100 families helped



By Blair Yankey - Byankey@perutribune.com
A mobile food pantry Wednesday afternoon offered thousands of pounds of fresh produce and other items to more than 100 households in Miami County.
The monthly distribution took place at the Main Street United Methodist Chur . . . more »

   

Cheer Club

Helen Dotterer, Miller’s Merry Manor – Room 40, 317 Blair Pike, Peru, IN 46970 is the Cheer Clubber for the week of July 24. 
Dotterer, 89, was born in Auburn, Indiana, and has lived in Miami County for over 60 years. 
Helen has been in the nu . . . more »

   

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Arrests 
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. 
Stephen P . . . more »

   

Honorary fundraiser reaches goal again



By Anthony Lombardi - Alombardi@perutribune.com
Ominous black clouds passed over Peru early Saturday morning, leaking a few sprinkles – but not enough to deter about 55 participants who were ready to run for a good cause on the Nickel Plate Trail. 
The t . . . more »

   

Correctional worker arrested and charged with trafficking



By Blair Yankey
byankey@perutribune.com
 
An Aramark supervisor at the Miami County Correctional Facility was released on bond the same day as her arrest last Friday after police said she smuggled cigarettes into the prison.
The arrest stems from an incident at th . . . more »

   

Increased rainfall delays Mississinewa projects

By Anthony Lombardi - Alombardi@perutribune.com
This summer has been one of the most difficult in nearly two decades at Mississinewa Lake, said property manager Larry Brown. 
After not closing down once in 2016, the reservoir has already experienced between 20 . . . more »

   

Practice makes perfect



By Blair Yankey - Byankey@perutribune.com
Football players aren’t the only students getting back into shape this summer.
It was 11 o’clock Tuesday morning and nearly all 66 members of the Peru High School’s marching band braved the July heat . . . more »

   

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Arrests 
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. 
Brian D. . . . more »

   

A leak in City Hall



By Anthony Lombardi - Alombardi@perutribune.com
What was supposed to be a short bathroom break during the Circus City Parade turned into a lengthy cleanup session for several city officials and their families. 
Peru Mayor Gabe Greer and his daughters, Sophia a . . . more »

   

Bunker Hill man sentenced for 2014 robbery



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GOSHEN - A Bunker Hill man charged with robbing a cell phone store at gunpoint in 2014 will spend eight years in prison under the terms of his plea agreement.
Charles Rodgers Jr., 32, pleaded guilty to armed robbery, a Level 3 felony, on Thursday . . . more »

   

Mosquito tests positive for West Nile



By Blair Yankey - Byankey@perutribune.com
Health Department officials have detected West Nile virus in Miami County. 
The positive sample was found in a pool of mosquitoes tested in Converse, located in southeast Miami County. The sample was collected on . . . more »