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Fri
29
Jul

Storms continue to drop moisture

Thunderstorms continue to bring showers to the City of Perryton and Ochiltree County. A small thunderstorm on Wednesday evening, July 27 dumped about a half inch of rain on the city and about an inch in the south part of the county. Another storm early Friday morning added .20 to .30 of an inch to the city’s totals. The official rainfall for Perryton, from KEYE, was a total of .83 of an inch.

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Fri
29
Jul

Water district to provide free water saving survival kits

The North Plains Groundwater Conservation District is once again hosting its “Operation: Summer Showers” program that stresses the importance of saving water at home by providing free water-saving survival kits during the hottest peak water use period of the year. The kits include a lowflow showerhead, rain and sprinkler gauge, a faucet drip gauge and leak detector tablets.

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Fri
29
Jul

Saturday, Aug. 6 is ‘Beautification Day’

The Perryton-Ochiltree Chamber of Commerce has named Saturday, Aug. 6 as Perryton Beautification Day, with City of Perryton Mayor Charles Kelly signing a proclamation for the event. The Chamber and Mayor urge all citizens to take pride in the appearance of the city by making an effort to clean and spruce up around businesses and residences in preparation of the upcoming Wheatheart of the Nation Celebration.

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Fri
29
Jul

PHS cheerleaders bring home several awards from camp

The Perryton High School cheerleaders brought home several awards, and had two squad members selected for All American honors, from the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) camp at Oklahoma State University. The squad was honored with a Spirit Stick on each of the three days of camp in recognition of their spirit, positive teamwork, work ethic and attitude. On the first day, PHS was one of only two squads chosen for the honor.

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Wed
27
Jul

Court receives valuations, EMS memorandum from OGH board

The Ochiltree County Commissioners’ Court, at the meeting on Monday, July 25, received the official numbers from the Ochiltree Appraisal District. The court also received a memorandum from the Ochiltree Hospital District and honored three election judges who were retiring and appointed the election judges and alternate judges for the next two year cycle. Based on the estimate received from the Ochiltree Appraisal District back in late April, Ochiltree County’s total taxable value was down about 39%.

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Wed
27
Jul

STREET REPAIR ON GARRETT DRIVE

On Wednesday morning, July 27, after shredding the damaged asphalt on the south end of Garrett Drive, city employee Robert Dodson sweeps up the debris, getting the area ready for a new layer of hot mix asphalt. The repairs on this section of Garrett Drive was finished that afternoon.

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Wed
27
Jul

Tax-free weekend set for Aug. 5-7

The annual Texas sales tax holiday weekend is a little over a week away. The tax free weekend is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-7. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales tax, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend during the weekend.

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Wed
27
Jul

Small thunderstorm brings more rain

In the early morning hours of Monday, July 25, a small thunderstorm brought more moisture to the area, with rainfall amounts ranging from .10 of an inch to .85 of an inch of rain. The official rainfall for Perryton, from KEYE, was .20 of an inch.

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Fri
22
Jul

Xcel Energy warns of increase in phone scams

Wes Reeves, Xcel Energy media relations officer from Amarillo, has issued another warning to the Texas and New Mexico customers of Xcel about an uptick in customer scam attempts. “We’re hearing reports of more scam attempts against our customers in Texas and New Mexico,” Reeves said. “Scammers are still using the phones to impersonate Xcel Energy customer agents, and they’re telling customers their power is about to be disconnected if they don’t make a payment over the phone.”  

 

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Fri
22
Jul

LOVING THE COOL WATER

With the temperature at 103 degrees on Thursday afternoon, July 21, Ryder Thomas was really enjoying the cool water splashing off the top of the Splash Pad at the City of Perryton municipal water park. There were a lot of adults and children taking advantage of the cool water at the pool. Thomas is the son of Brittney Dye, and the grandson of Debra Dye, both of Perryton. 

 

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