They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but local Vietnam Veteran Archie Lintz has held onto a photo he took on Independence Day 1970 at Quang Tri Combat Base that has been dubbed a ‘snapshot of the U.S.A.’
The Miami County Museum will soon be offering a new exhibit featuring the history of Peru’s Square D plant. But first they are asking for a little help from those who worked there over the years.
Peru’s Fourth of July celebration at Maconaquah park is set to happen as scheduled on Saturday despite indications of an uptick in COVID-19 cases around the state.
The “Do Not Drink” advisory for the Town of Andrews has been lifted after the town’s wells were flushed, but now Town officials are asking residents to reduce water usage until a long-term solution is found.
As Grissom Air Reserve Base begins to resume activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 434th Aerospace Medical Squadron is taking steps to promote Airman health and safety.
In the wake of a world-wide pandemic and after hunkering down for the last couple months, it feels great to finally be back out and about again. Thankfully, for once, summer has cooperated and arrived for the season. In light of the pandemic, a sudden spike in at-home gardeners has been noti…
WASHINGTON -- The solution to the problem of Confederate memorials is simple: Tear them down, all of them. If a few must be left standing for practical reasons -- the gigantic carvings on Stone Mountain outside Atlanta come to mind -- authorities should allow them to be appropriately defaced…
Area children got a rare opportunity to communicate with those beyond the horizon this past weekend as they and others participated in a nationwide amateur radio Kids Day event.
A series of local events to celebrate the centennial of the Women’s Suffrage Movement will continue, though the coronavirus pandemic has forced some changes, and maybe even brought a few improvements to the effort.
After a months-long closure because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Miami County Museum is set to open its doors to the public in time for one of its busiest seasons of the year.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management and the Indiana Board of Animal Health are again warning Hoosiers about the dangers of blue-green algae blooms in lakes and reservoirs as temperatures get warmer.
Residents and followers on Facebook may have noticed several police chases involving the Peru Police Department last week. The incidents weren’t indicative of a recent crime spree, though. Instead they were part of an annual fundraising effort designed to bring in money for various police programs.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue trending upward and the total count saw a small acceleration in recent days, but the local health official says there are still no identified hot spots in Miami County.
The beginning of 2020 hasn’t been typical for farmers, but a few weeks of warm, sunny weather is helping improve local morale amid trade and financial uncertainty.
Organizers have again called off a Saturday farmers’ market in downtown Peru as word spreads that another protest against police brutality is being planned for the weekend.
Protests against police brutality and racism spread through the region last week just as they have across much of the rest of the country following the May 25 killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers.