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Thu
17
Apr

Spring snow, icy roads cause series of wrecks

After an afternoon temperature of 91 degrees on Saturday, April 12, a blue norther came through the area Sunday evening, bringing freezing rain, sleet and a snowfall that totaled from one and a half to two inches. The layer of ice covered by snow left conditions that contributed to four wrecks on Monday morning. None of the incidents caused any serious injuries.
 
Thu
17
Apr

PHS drama students perform ‘Foiled By An Innocent Maid’

The Perryton High School drama department will perform a melodrama for the publlic on Friday, April 25 in the high school auditorium. “Foiled By An Innocent Maid: or The Curse of the Iron Horse, an Old Fashioned Meller-drammer in One Act’ is a short play by Fred Carmichael. Admission is $5 for adults, and $3 for children ages 7 and up. Concessions will be available.
 
Thu
17
Apr

Commissioners finalize road use agreement with Nextera Energy

The Ochiltree County Commissioners’ Court, at the meeting on Monday, April 14, made changes to the contract for the use of county roads with Nextera Energy. The court also denied additional funds for the RV hookup project at the rodeo arena and approved the purchase of a new portable sound system for the Expo Center.
 
Fri
11
Apr

WEST SIDE WATER LINE

With the renovation work on Main Street from Ninth Avenue to Thirteenth Avenue by B & B Solvent of Pampa, the city’s employees are installing a main water line on the west side to match the one installed on the east side. Working on the line are, from left, Justin Cawyer in the bobcat, Trent Maxwell and Lynn Chappell.

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Fri
11
Apr

PHS art students qualify for Woodward Art Show

Fri
11
Apr

Candidate forum set for April 28

The Perryton-Ochiltree Chamber of Commerce Legislative committee has scheduled a Candidate Forum for Monday, April 28 at the Frank Phillips College – Allen Campus. The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. Candidates for the contested races in the May 10 general election have been invited to attend.

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Fri
11
Apr

City’s sales tax revenue up 38%

The City of Perryton’s sales tax revenues continued its upward climb in April, with another large payment received. The city’s payment of $428,521.88 was up over 38% from April 2013. Its year-to-date total of a little over $2 million is up nearly 34% from 2013 payments to date. That reflects over $500,000 in additional revenue.

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Wed
09
Apr

Easter activities are scheduled

The Easter holiday falls on Sunday, April 20, with Good Friday on April 18. This year, Holy Week, the week before Easter Sunday, will be celebrated on Monday and Wednesday, April 14 and 16. The lack of attendance is the reason for the reduced number of meals that week.
 
Wed
09
Apr

SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH PROCLAMATION

City of Perryton Mayor Charles Kelly signed a proclamation designating April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Present for the ceremony were, seated, from left, Mayor Kelly and Cindy Smith, director of the Panhandle Crisis Center; and standing, Chelsea Andersen, Adriana Chavez, Merary Ojeda, Rosie Ramirez and Lorinda Watson. See story for
more information
 
Wed
09
Apr

PHS golfers advance to regional tourney

The Ranger golf team and one Rangerette will compete in the Region I Golf Tournament after their excellent performances at the District 1-3A tourney. The two-round district tournament was held March 24 and April 7 at Pheasant Trails Golf Course in Dumas.
 

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