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Wed
17
Sep

Council amends sign ordinance

The Perryton City Council met on Tuesday to consider acting on two amendments to the Code of Ordinances, and consider approval of a settlement agreement with SPS. The council voted to approve the ordinance presented by City Manager David
Landis, a settlement agreement between Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS, parent company of Xcel) and a group of municipalities served by Xcel Energy.
 
Wed
17
Sep

Pletcher named Workhorse of Year

Tommy Pletcher was chosen as the Perryton Kiwanis Club Workhorse of the Year for 2014. The award was presented by outgoing president Hunter Hartsfield at the club’s annual Installation Banquet at the Senior Citizen Center. Hartsfield introduced the workhorse by saying, “He has done a lot of service work over the years.”
 
Wed
17
Sep

TOP TEACHER

Third grade teacher Sheila Barnes, center, was named the PISD Teacher of the Year by the Perryton Rotary Club for the 2013-14 school year. Pictured with her is Wright Elementary Principal Danny Gentry, left, and PISD Superintendent
Robert Hal
 
Sat
13
Sep

TOWN HALL MEETING

Two of the area’s representatives held a town hall meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Frank Phillips College Allen Campus.
 
Sat
13
Sep

Wildcats whip Rangers 55-21

The Rangers collided with a steam roller named Canadian Friday night at Wildcat Field, with the state-ranked Cats cruising to a 55-21 victory. The game also saw a lot of yellow hankies on the field, with the Wildcats drawing 16 penalties for 140.5 yards, and the Rangers being flagged 14 times for 110 yards. The Rangers also had 6 turnovers versus 1 for Canadian.
 
Sat
13
Sep

Seliger, King visit Perryton

On Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 10, Senator Kel Seliger of the 31st District and Representative Ken King of the 88th District held a town hall meeting at Frank Phillips College Allen Campus. Senator Seliger talked to the audience first. He said the 84th session of the legislature will start on Jan. 15 and the one thing they must do is pass a budget.
 
Wed
10
Sep

Commissioners’ court reviews revised budget; tax rate down, salaries are up

The Ochiltree County Commissioners’ Court, at the meeting on Monday, Sept. 8, received the latest revision of the 2014-2015
budget. The court also approved replacing the early voting election judge and received proposals for dozer, loader and truck rentals and chip and seal paving
 
Wed
10
Sep

One vehicle rollover west of town on Wednesday has no serious injuries

A one vehicle rollover accident Wednesday on Highway 15, luckily had no injuries. At 9:08 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Maria Linde, 52 of Spearman was driving east on Highway 15 in a dark blue 1998 Ford F-150 extended cab pickup. Her daughter, Maria Martin was a passenger in the pickup, as well as two children, ages two and four.
 
Wed
10
Sep

GETTING READY FOR THE ‘CHICKEN SHOW’

Members of the 4-H Club met at Leatherman Park to learn how to get their chickens ready for the Tri- State Fair where over 300 chickens will be judged. The 4-H members learned how to clean and trim their chicken’s nails, with 10 youngsters showing 33 chickens at the event. Austin Merrick is pictured with his cochen hen, Snow, trained to lay on her back (left photo) and Daniel Garcia is shown with his black cochen hen named Checkers
 
Sat
06
Sep

Seal coating of city streets to begin this week

Starting this coming week, Lewis Construction Company of Dumas will begin seal coating a number of streets for the City of Perryton. Three avenues will be seal coated from Jefferson Street to Main Street. They are 19th Avenue, 15th Avenue and 13th Avenue.
 

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