News & Announcements

Posted on: December 8, 2023

Tax Bills Due December 31

The Perry County Collector’s Office has received numerous phone calls from individuals claiming they have not received their annual tax bill in the mail. 

Perry County Collector Dena Preston said annual tax statements were mailed on Nove...

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Posted on: November 6, 2023

Trout delivered to Legion Lake

Perry County’s Legion Lake welcomed a truckload of trout Wednesday morning, marking the beginning of the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) annual winter trout program. Legion Lake was just one of four southeast Missouri locat...

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Posted on: October 31, 2023

Transfer Station Load Policy Starts November 1

The Perry County Solid Waste Department, along with the Solid Waste Committee are reaching out to inform you that effective November 1, 2023, in accordance with Missouri Revised Statutes 307.010, all loads brought to the Perry County Transfer Station, and...

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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Ground Breaking Held For Perry County Joint Justice Center

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Officials met in Perryville to break ground on the new Perry County Joint Justice Center on January 9.

Included in the new building will be the Perry County Sheriff's Office and Jail, the Perryville Police Department, Perry County Circuit Court Clerk's off...

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Posted on: October 13, 2022

Jason Klaus Appointed Sheriff

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The Perry County Commission appointed Perry County Detective Jason Klaus to serve as Perry County Sheriff. The appointment occurred at the commission’s regular session meeting on Thursday. With his family, friends and colleagues present, Klaus was sworn i...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Commission Lifts No Burn Advisory

Effective immediately,  October 31, 2022, 

On October 31, 2022, the Perry County Commission lifted the NO BURN ADVISORY put in place earlier in the month. 

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Perry County Recycling Center to Close for Improvements October 10

The Perry County Recycling Center will be closed beginning October 10 due to the facility undergoing infrastructure improvements that include the installation of a concrete pad inside the drive-through facility.

Perry County Solid Waste Management Supervis...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Perry County request community input

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During the Perry County Courthouse renovation in 2017, Perry County focus was the structural integrity and ensuring the building itself would stand for generations to come. We now have the unique opportunity to explore  improving the grounds surr...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Perry County Commission to appoint interim sheriff

The Perry County Commission and administration office are currently reviewing the processes and procedures to be followed to fill the sheriff seat that will be vacated at the end of the month by Gary Schaaf.

 Schaaf’s resignation is effective at 1...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Perry County Sheriff to retire September 30

Perry County Sheriff Gary Schaaf announced on Tuesday he would be retiring his post prior to the end of his elected term of office. The Perry County Commission accepted the sheriff’s resignation on Monday, September 19 during their regular scheduled meeti...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Perry County to consolidate voting precincts and state says photo ID will be required for all those

Voters in western Perry County will utilize a new polling location beginning with the November 8 General Election. The Perry County Clerk and Election Authority is combining the precincts located in the St Marys township which include individuals who prev...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Perry County Office Holders Welcome Students

County Government Day 2022

Perry County Office holders welcomed students from St Vincent and Perryville High School to the Perry County Courthouse for County Government Day. The annual event is organized by the American Legion Post 133 Women's Auxiliary. Thirty students - ...
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Posted on: April 4, 2022

April 5 General Municipal Election

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The Perry County General Municipal Election is set for April 5. 

Polling locations open from 6 am-7 pm.

Bring acceptable identification to cast your ballot. Acceptable forms of ID include driver's license, voter registration card, utility ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Heroes for Kids Makes Donation

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Perry County Deputy Bailiff Lonnie Johnson, AKA Superman, proudly represented the community with the work of his 501c3 Heroes for Kids.. Johnson, along with his wife Jessica, and others hosted the Heroes for Kids Comic Con 2021 and participated in collect...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Richardet recognized for 35 years

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Fist elected in 1986, Richardet will retire at the end of his term, in 2023. Richardet said he has been grateful for the opportunity to serve. “I have given Perry County the best 36 years of my life, and I feel it is now time to slow down,&r...

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