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Wed
18
Mar

Fire destroys shop

Friday afternoon, March 13, a fire at the residence of Brady and Lana Yeary, 2102 SW 22nd, destroyed a work shop in the backyard. According to Yeary, he was airing out some rags that had been soaked with an oilbased stain.
 
Fri
13
Mar

PLAY TIME FOR KINDER

On Friday, March 13, the kindergarten classes were out in the sunshine and pleasant weather for recess on the Kinder playground. With high temperatures close to 70 degrees, the children played and ran, expending a large amount of energy.

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Fri
13
Mar

PAINTING PANELS FOR ARENA PROJECT

Webb Painting of Amarillo spent last week painting the grandstand and the fence panels for the Ochiltree County Rodeo Arena renovation project. The next phase of the project is installing the aluminium seating  for the stands. Pictlured are Will Powell painting the panels that will be attached to the arena fence as TomWebb watches.

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Fri
13
Mar

Grain Sorghum Conference is slated March 24

The Ochiltree County Texas A & M AgriLife Extension Service will host the annual Northeast Panhandle  Grain Sorghum Conference at the Expo Center on Tuesday  March 24. The conference will begin at 7:30 a.m. with a pancake breakfast sponsored by the  Texas Grain Sorghum Producers.Educational programs  will begin at 8 a.m.Three CEUs will be offered  at the meeting and lunch willbe provided by Texas Farm. Registration for the conference  will start at 8 a.m.followed by a welcome  and program overview byOchiltree County agent Scott Strawn. 

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Wed
11
Mar

MEMORIAL MOTORCYCLE RUN KICKOFF

With the theme of “Welcome Home,” the annual Texas Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway Motorcycle Run started at the Texas-Oklahoma line north of Perryton and continued down Highway 83 to Brownsville for closing ceremonies at Veterans Park. The Opening Ceremony of the run was held at the Ochiltree County Courthouse on Sunday, March 8. Pictured are, from left, master of ceremony Darrell Hickey, Larrey Lewis and Don Rickes of Texas For You, who presented the program, and Gene Smith, who offered the benediction. Texas For You raises money to take Panhandle veterans on Honor Flights to Washington, D.C. There were almost 40 motorcycles making the Memorial Run down the length of Texas.
 
Wed
11
Mar

COMPETING AT STATE VASE CONTEST

Five Perryton High School art students will be competing at the Visual Art Scholastic Event in Dallas on April 25. The contest is sponsored by the Texas Art Education Association. Competing at the state level are, seated from left, Tori Bennett and Jennifer Holguin; and standing, Bianca Becerril, Jessica Bencomo and Evelyn Hernandez.
 
Wed
11
Mar

Five PHS art students will compete at state

Five Perryton High School art students have qualified for the State Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) competition in Dallas on April 25. There were 22 PHS art students competing in the Regional VASE competition on March 7 at Tascosa High School in Amarillo. All panhandle schools participated with 860 entries in the contest. Ten percent of each division were chosen for the state level competition.
 
Fri
06
Mar

Macias, Carrasco named Students of the Month

Daisy Macias, at left, and Gabriel Carrasco were named the Perryton Rotary Club Students of the Month for March.
Perryton High School seniors Daisy Macias and Gabriel Carrasco were named the Perryton Rotary Club Students of the Month for March. They received their plaques at the meeting on Thursday, March 5. Macias is the daughter of Luis and Loyda Macias. Her siblings are Edlin Wheat and Cindy Zapien.
 
Fri
06
Mar

Ice storm keeps law officers busy

Freezing rain during the night and the early morning hours of Wednesday, March 4 had the residents of Perryton and Ochiltree County waking up to a layer of ice on everything. The icy roads caused one collision in the 800 block on Main Street and three one vehicle wrecks in the county.
 
Fri
06
Mar

Annual Vietnam Veterans Motorcycle Run starts March 8

The annual Texas Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway Motorcycle Run will begin in Perryton on Sunday, March 8. The theme this year is “2015 Welcome Home Run.” On Saturday, March 7, the motorcycle riders will be treated to a dinner at 6 p.m. provided by the Elk’s Lodge of Perryton.
 

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