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Fri
27
Mar

BLASINGAME STORE UNDER CONSTRUCTION

BLASINGAME STORE UNDER CONSTRUCTION  The new extension of The Great Hall at the Museum of the Plains will contain stores and businesses from early Perryton. The exhibits will include a bank, Taylor Drug, a livery stable, a reproduction of the Ranger Drive-In and the Blasingame store. Museum employee Rena Gay Richardson is arranging artifacts that go with the store. See story for more information.

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Fri
27
Mar

Johnston shows reserve grand at Houston event

Perryton’s Caileigh Johnston took one of the top honors at the Houston Junior Livestock Show. She showed the reserve grand champion barrow at the event last week. An eighth grader at Perryton Junior High, Johnston has been showing pigs since she was nine years old, and this was her highest achievement while showing so far.

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Fri
27
Mar

SHOPKO HOMETOWN DONATES TO PHS

SHOPKO HOMETOWN DONATES TO PHS — To celebrate its grand opening, the new Shopko Hometown donated $2,500 to Perryton High School. Pictured  are, from left, PISD Superintendent Robert Hall, store manager Lisa Murphy and Shopko Hometown vice president Thomas Abbott. 

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Fri
27
Mar

Rabid skunk issue continues in city, county

The rabid skunk problem in the county continues to grow, with two more testing positive for the disease last week. Police Chief Tony Hill said two skunks were captured around Ninth Street in the area of the last diseased skunk.

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Fri
20
Mar

BASKETBALL AT THE ACTIVITY CENTER

Three of David File’s grandsons, visiting here during spring break, spent time at the Perryton Activity Center playing one on one on one basketball. They are, from left, Isaac Chirchir, Jordan Rice and John Chirchir. The Chirchir brothers are from Hooker, OK, Isaac a junior and John an eighth grader and Rice is a freshman at Belton.

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Fri
20
Mar

TREE IN BLOOM

With the warmer temperatures, most of the fruit trees in town have been putting on their blooms. Most of the trees on Main street are blooming with white blooms, as well as this tree in the 1100 block of Drake Street.

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Fri
20
Mar

Area gets much needed moisture

Starting Wednesday night, March 18 and continuing during the day on Thursday, the area had rain showers, with amounts totaling from .30 of an inch to .98 of an inch. The official rainfall for Perryton, from KEYE, was .58 of an inch. Roger Brown, in the 100 block of N. Industrial, reported .90 of an inch. The east side of Murphy Park received .85 of an inch of rain.

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Wed
18
Mar

MAIN WATER LINE TIE IN

The crew of Scott Wampler Construction Company is working on a main water line at the corner of First Avenue and Brillhart Avenue. Luis Luna prepares to cut  into the old main line to install a T-line coming in from the water tower on Santa Fe Avenue. Tony Johnson, at left, and Chris Wampler watch 
 
Wed
18
Mar

Fire destroys shop

Friday afternoon, March 13, a fire at the residence of Brady and Lana Yeary, 2102 SW 22nd, destroyed a work shop in the backyard. According to Yeary, he was airing out some rags that had been soaked with an oilbased stain.
 
Fri
13
Mar

PLAY TIME FOR KINDER

On Friday, March 13, the kindergarten classes were out in the sunshine and pleasant weather for recess on the Kinder playground. With high temperatures close to 70 degrees, the children played and ran, expending a large amount of energy.

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