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Wed
23
Jul

COLLISION ON HIGHWAY 70 CAUSES FOUR FATALITIES

The collision between a Chevrolet SUV and a pickup on Highway 70 two miles north of the 21 mile corner caused the death of four people. Manuel Jimenez, his wife Eunice and daughter Yaretzi in the SUV and the passenger Rodrigo Jimenez in the pickup lost their lives in the collision and fire 
 
Wed
23
Jul

PAINTING THE PJH MASCOT

The contractors are doing the last part of the Phase Two renovation to the Perryton Junior High School center building. Robert Staley is painting the Junior High School mascot “Raider Pete” in the entry way of the building. Staley is with Ivy Painting of Amarillo, the subcontractor doing all the painting work on the renovation.
 
Fri
18
Jul

Bustin’ for Justin nets over $74,000 for March of Dimes

The March of Dimes Bustin’ for Justin team is the top family fundraising team in Texas once again this year, raising $74,031 during their fundraising efforts for the 2014 year. A large part of the funds raised for the team comes during their annual chili cook-off, family fun day, craft fair and 5K, which was held this year on April 5 at Leatherman Park
 
Fri
18
Jul

CLEANING THE TTAEC FLOORS

Aron Morales, at left, is machine cleaning the floors of the Top of Texas Accelerated Education Center while Kaiden Summerville vaccums up the dirty water. The boys are preparing the hallway floors for a new coat of wax. 
 
Fri
18
Jul

SENIOR CENTER APPRECIATION DINNER

The board of directors of the Ochiltree County Senior Citizen Association held an appreciation dinner for all of the association members on Thursday, July 17. Bruce Roberson and Corby Barrett grilled hamburgers and hot dogs for the crowd, with 90 people coming to enjoy the good eats and the homemade ice cream for dessert
 
Wed
16
Jul

Commissioners make several changes to Expo contract

The Ochiltree County Commissioners’ Court, at the meeting on Monday, July 14, made several changes and additions to
the Expo Center and VFW building contracts. The court also approved hangar transfers at the airport, reappointed members to the Rural Rail Transportation Board and approved an engagement letter with Doshier,
 
Wed
16
Jul

SWIMMING LESSONS

The City of Perryton municipal swimming pool gave swimming lessons to youngster on July 14-17. There were 40 children signed up for the lessons. Pictured is swimming instructor Bailey Barnes, center, teaching four year old Lizza Hernandez, 
 at left, daughter of Gus and Lynda Hernandez, and three year old Belen Zavala, daughter of Jorge and Francis Zavala.
 
Wed
16
Jul

SUMMER PAINTING CREW

Many Perryton High School students work for the Perryton Independent School District during the summer. The painting crew tapes and puts a new coat of paint in many of the classrooms at Wright Elementery and Williams Intermediate.
 
Fri
11
Jul

July another good month for sales tax revenues

The City of Perryton’s sales tax receipts payment notched another healthy gain in July. The city received a payment of $462,867, up a little over 16% from last July. For the year, the city is well ahead of 2013 payments to date, with over $3.5
million collected so far. That is around 29.6% more than last year at this time 
 
Fri
11
Jul

FIXING 15TH STREET

City employees Robert Dodson, in the Bobcat, and O’Dee Land were working on the flow lines on 15th Avenue, preparing them for new asphalt. The new flow lines were installed to correct water drainage after a rain and the whole project is preparing the street for seal coating. Street department manager Tavo Flores said they expect to do seal coating the later part of August
 

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