First State Bank celebrates 80 years

Events scheduled at each local branch, culminating in concert First State Bank of Purdy is excited to announce the celebration of its 80th anniversary, marking eight decades of unwavering commitment to the community. “Since our founding in June 1944 as the successor to the First National Bank of Purdy, we have proudly served our neighbors with integrity, dedication, and a personal touch,” a bank press release said.
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Firearm pulled in Purdy burglary

A Butterfield man is facing a felony charge after allegedly attempting to steal items from a home being built in Purdy, caught and confronted by area residents. Timothy Plopper, 34, of Butterfield, is charged with second- degree burglary and misdemeanor second-degree property damage.
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Purdy FCCLA hosts eye-opening mock crash for high school students

On April 5, Purdy Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter orchestrated a powerful demonstration aimed at educating high school students about the consequences of reckless driving. The mock crash event, organized in collaboration with various local agencies, offered a sobering glimpse into the potential aftermath of a serious car accident.
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Purdy begins title chase

Purdy is three years removed from its Class 1 state title season, and the freshmen on that team enter their senior season hungry for a return to postseason glory. Lori Videmschek, Purdy softball coach, said three seniors and eight returning starters will take to the diamond this season, setting the goals of winning the conference and the district, then pushing to the Class 1 final four.
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