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Wed
17
Dec

Toys For Tots gave 521 children presents, still taking names

The Toys For Tots organization gathered at the Ochiltree County Courthouse Tuesday evening, Dec. 16. They were joined
by the county’s and city’s first responders, members of the Sheriff’s department, the Police department and the Fire department.
 
Wed
17
Dec

A VISIT WITH SANTA CLAUS

The Museum of the Plains held the annual Christmas Open House on Sunday, Dec. 14 with punch and refreshments for the guests. Santa put in an appearance to find out what the local children wanted for Christmas. Visiting with Santa were, from left, Aldo, Daniel and Edgar Quintana
 
Fri
12
Dec

LEADERSHIP PERRYTON SPEAKER

Fri
12
Dec

MOTORCYCLE TOY RUN GIFTS

On Saturday, Dec. 6, local motorcycle riders gathered to collect toys for the annual Motorcycle Toy Run to benefit the Panhandle Crisis Center.

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Fri
12
Dec

United Way at 75%; push on to meet goal in final weeks

The Ochiltree United Way’s 2015 fund drive is entering the final weeks, and is still a little over $31,400 short of reaching the $124,000 goal. As of the end of last week, the drive had raised $92,569.18, or 75%. Campaign chairman Dr. Stephanie Pulpan noted that usually at this point in the drive, United Way is much closer to the goal. Last year at this time, the drive was at 87% of its goal.

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Fri
12
Dec

Sales tax receipts are down slightly in December

The City of Perryton’s final sales tax payment of 2014 took a slight dip, but the year’s final tally was up dramatically from 2013. The city’s payment of $414,140 for the month was 3.4% lower than December 2013. But last year’s payment was also the highest December payment on record.

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Wed
10
Dec

Xcel proposes Texas rate increase

Xcel Energy is seeking a base rate increase for Texas retail customers to support grid improvements that will position the regional economy for decades of growth.
 
Wed
10
Dec

RANGER BAND ALL REGION HONORS

Five members of the Perryton High School Ranger Band qualified for the All Region Band at the tryouts in Panhandle on Dec. 8. They will perform in the All Region Band Concert in Canyon on Jan. 17 at 7 p.m.
 
Wed
10
Dec

RAINBOW TROUT FOR LAKE FRYER

On Tuesday, Dec. 9, the Texas Department of Parks & Wildlife stocked Lake Fryer inWolf Creek Park with rainbow trout. Greg Polk with the department drove carrying tanks from the Possum Kingdom Fisheries near Graham, with over 1,300 rainbow trout.
 
Fri
05
Dec

COATS FOR KIDS

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