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Wed
23
Apr

ELVIS AND PRISCILLA

David Allen and Kay Shannon were the featured guests at the Fifth Annual CrimeStoppers Autorama at the Expo Center on Saturday April 12, during the two-day event. They are award winning Elvis and Priscilla Presley impersonators and performed two shows for the crowd at the car show.

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Wed
23
Apr

Relay for Life is this weekend

Walkers will go around the clock to fight cancer during the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ochiltree County, which includes the surrounding communities of Booker, Canadian and Spearman, this Friday and Saturday, April 25-26. Teams will gather at the Expo Center overnight to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and empower individuals and communities to fight back against the disease.

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Wed
23
Apr

PISD hires several teachers

Improvement projects and hiring several new teachers for next year were approved by the Perryton School Board Tuesday evening. The board decided to spend an additional $19,500 to extend replacement of the Wright Elementary sewer line to the city main.

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Fri
18
Apr

Stone Age Fair slated for Saturday, April 26

The Museum of the Plains, 1200 N. Main, will be hosting the 2014 edition of the annual Perryton Stone Age Fair on  Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The annual event is sponsored by Courson Archaeological Research (CAR) and
is noted for being the largest noncommercial Indian artifact show in the United States. 
 
Fri
18
Apr

Sunrise Service set

The Perryton Ministerial Alliance will host its annual Sunrise Service, held in the courtyard of the First United Methodist Church, beginning at 7 a.m. on Easter Sunday. Stan Burleson of First Baptist Church will be leading the music and Duke Underwood, youth minister of First United Methodist Church, will present the message.
 
Fri
18
Apr

Aaron Black receives Gold Seal at Texas VASE state competition

Perryton High School senior Aaron Black was chosen  once again as one of the top art students in the State of Texas at the Visual Art Scholastic Event held at Bryan High School in Bryan. Black won with his painting called “Civic Duty,” a painting of local veteran Eldon Gurley.
 
Fri
18
Apr

Two vehicle collision sends one to OGH

A collision between a Ford pickup and an Isuzu Rodeo sent one man to Ochiltree General Hospital with non life-threatening
injuries. The wreck occurred at 2:03 p.m. on Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 15 and Loop Road 143.
 
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.
 

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