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November 6, 2017

November Coffee with Some Commissioners

Coffee with Some Commissioners will be held Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Dodson's on Broadway - New Lexington, OH.


November 3, 2017

2017 Perry County Ohio Veterans Thanksgiving Program

The Perry County Ohio Veterans office will be handing out a free Thanksgiving Turkey to the Veterans of Perry County on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Save-A-Lot - New Lexington, OH.


November 2, 2017

Perry County Veterans Day Monument Square Re-dedication and Candlelight Service

The Perry County Ohio Veterans Service Commission will be holding their Veterans Day Candlelight Service on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Perry County Veterans Monument Square - New Lexington, OH.


Perry County Ohio Children's Services is moving!

The Perry County Ohio Children's Services Board is moving! PCCSB will be temporarily located in Perry County Bd. of Developmental Disabilities Activity Center on St. Rt. 345, New Lexington, OH.



October 30, 2017

Ohio Children's Trust Fund Campaign Possibilities

The Ohio Children's Trust Fund is considering the pros and cons of two different statewide campaigns for implementation in April 2018.


Perry County Family and Children First Council Taking Angel Tree Applications

The Perry County Family and Children First Council Will Be Taking Angel Tree Applications on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Children's Services - New Lexington, OH.


October 26, 2017

EPA Finding of No Significant Impact for the Moore's Junction (aka Six Mile Turn) Sanitary Sewers Project

EPA Notice - The Finding of No Significant Impact document is being released for public comment for the Moore’s Junction Sanitary Sewers project being considered for funding through the Water Pollution Control Fund (WPCLF) program. The document is available for review and comment until November 21, 2017.


October 25, 2017

Grand Finale of the Perry County 2017 Bicentennial Celebration



October 24, 2017

Red Cross calls for blood donors before the holiday season

(Oct. 19, 2017) — With the busy holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter.


October 23, 2017

Invitation to bid - Perry Multi-County Juvenile Facility

Bids are invited to be received for a standing seam metal roof at the Perry Multi-County Juvenile Facility. Bids will be received until 12:00 Noon, T u e s d a y October 31, 2017 at the Perry Multi-County Juvenile Facility located at 1625 Commerce Drive, New Lexington, Ohio 43764


October 19, 2017

Perry County Bd. of Developmental Disabilities Public Forum

The Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities is hosting a public informational session on Monday, October 23rd, 2017 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the PerCo Café, New Lexington, OH.


October 16, 2017

Become a Leader in Your Community Today

We are Pioneering Possibilities® an Integrated Community Leadership Group in Perry County who's mission is to “unlock and enhance our culture through leadership in our community.”


October 10, 2017

Fall Ultimate Recycling Day Results

Another success! Thanks Classic Riders, PBHC Evolution and all our local residents and community partners for their superb help!



Suicide in Rural Areas - FORHP Special Announcement

Suicide Rates for Rural Counties Consistently Higher Than Urban Counties... In the latest edition of its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Rural Health Series, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) examined suicide trends between 2001 – 2015. Suicide is one of the top ten leading causes of death in the United States, and suicide occurs at a much higher rate in rural areas than urban.



September 29, 2017

OCTF Request for Grant Applications - Ohio Human Trafficking Prevention Project

The Ohio Children’s Trust Fund is announcing the availability of funding through a Request for Grant Applications (‘RFGA’) to support prevention programs and community education campaigns in Ohio aimed at eliminating the crime of human trafficking and child exploitation. We are enthusiastic about this great opportunity and would ask that you please apply or forward this email to those who would be interested in applying.



September 26, 2017

It's that time of year - Ohio Burning Laws

Ohio Revised Code 1503.18 - Ohio DNR Forestry prohibits outdoor open burning and prescribed fires in the months of March, April, May, October, and November between 6am and 6pm. This ban includes burning of yard waste, trash, and debris, even in a proper burn barrel.



September 18, 2017

Together WE Can Appreciation Dinner

Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities will be holding their "Together We Can" appreciation dinner on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at The Barn at the Backwoods - Thornville, OH




September 15, 2017

Staff changes at Perry Metropolitan Housing Authority

Christina Curtis has been promoted to Executive Director, Perry MHA


Free Employability Workshop for Returning Citizens (Ex-Offenders)

Perry County Ohio Means Jobs (Perry County JFS) is continuing their weekly Free Employability Workshops for Returning Citizens (Ex-Offenders) held every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Perry JFS OhioMeansJobs Center, New Lexington, OH



August 22, 2017

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Workshop

The OhioMeansJobs Center at Perry County JFS is holding monthly Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Workshops at the Perry County JFS office in New Lexington, OH



August 16, 2017

We've added several new folders under the County Resources tab

Over the last several weeks we've added new folders. These are a work-in-progress.

Perry County Ohio Historical Markers

Support Groups

August 14, 2017

Started adding a link on upcoming events and news items.

Please share on Facebook any events and news items that are of interest to you.




Perry County Ohio Celebrating 200 Years!


Using this website:

A search bar is located in the upper right corner of every page of this website. From any page you can search the entire site or you can limit your search to the current section.

For instance, typing in 'dog tags' will take you to the Dog Shelter page where you can find info on dog tags.

Typing in 'soil and water' will return a list of pages containing the phrase soil and water, including Perry County Soil and Water District. It will also include a page about the Mt. Aloysius Community Garden.

Do you want the phone number for Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling? Just type in 'recycling phone.'

At this point we do not have a FAQ (Frequently Asked Question) page because our search feature is so powerful.


Recent Perry County news...continued...


July 11, 2017

Senior Community Service Employment Program

Refresh your job skills with paid training

  • Are you 55 years of age or older?
  • Are you unemployed or do you have a low income*?
  • Do you wish to work in your community?
  • Do you want to be paid to learn new skills through 
    on-the-job training?


June 20, 2017

2016 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report

The 2016 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report is now available now available for Northern Perry County Water Thornvill (#1) and Burr Oak (#2)


Upcoming Events
Rendville Art Works Returns to The Bryn Du Mansion Nov 17, 2017 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM — The Bryn Du Mansion - 537 Jones Rd, Granville, OH 43023
American Red Cross Blood Drive Nov 18, 2017 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM — American Legion Hall - 110 Logan St., Junction City, OH 43748
2017 Perry County Ohio Veterans Thanksgiving Program Nov 18, 2017 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM — Save-A-Lot - 512 N Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Start Talking! Building a Drug-Free Future Nov 21, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM — New Lexington High School - 2547 Panther Dr, New Lexington, OH 43764
American Red Cross Blood Drive Nov 21, 2017 02:00 PM - 07:00 PM — New Straitsville United Methodist Church - 101 Clark St., New Straitsville, OH 43766
Upcoming events…