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28
May

Herald publisher Jim Hudson dies

Long-time Perryton Herald publisher James Rogers “Jim” Hudson, 63, of Perryton died May 26, 2014. Funeral services will be Friday, May 30, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Metzger officiating. Burial will be in Ochiltree Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home
 
Wed
28
May

PRESENTING THE SERVICE FLAGS

At the annual Memorial Day Service at the Ochiltree County Cemetery, sponsored by the Perryton Honor Guard, the Cub Scouts presented the five flags of the military branches of service: Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. Pictured are, from left, Girl Scouts Courtney Calsing, Jamie Lear and Cub Scouts Daniel Garcia, Salomon Garcia, Slade Uptergrove, Anthony Allison and Devon Stroup
 
Wed
28
May

BEST ALL AROUND

When the faculty of Perryton High School voted for the students for Who’s Who, the female and male students with the most votes are named Best All Around. At the Awards Assembly on Tuesday, May 27, Kamber Burleson, at left, and Johnathan Munoz received the award
 
Fri
23
May

PJHS TOP TEN ACADEMIC STUDENTS

The top 10 academic eighth grade students were presented awards during the Perryton Junior High School Awards Assembly on Thursday, May 22. Superintendent Robert Hall presented the students with their plaques and Steph Tarvin of  FirstBank Southwest presented them with cash awards. The top 10 students and their rankings are, first row, from left, Ashlyne Moss, first; Jessica Kear, second; Breckyn LeCompte, third; Maritza Gonzalez, fourth; and Ryan Quist, fifth,; and second row, Lanie Schollenbarger, sixth; Samantha Velez, seventh; Marylynn Montes, eighth; Joseph Torrez, ninth; and Shaelyn Harp, tenth
 
Fri
23
May

RV HOOKUPS FOR THE EXPO CENTER

Work is proceeding on the RV hookups for the Expo Center to handle the large number of RVs that are brought to the rodeo events held at the arena. Supported by Ochiltree County and the City of Perryton Hotel-Motel Occupancy Tax Fund, the project is sponsored by the Perryton Rodeo Association. Francisco Ochoa, at left, Samuel Gutierrez in the post hole digger and Mike Heck work on posts for protection of the hookup quipment.
 
Wed
21
May

Council okays rodeo event funding, CDC project

A request for funding for another rodeo event and a CDC project were approved by the Perryton City Council Tuesday evening. The Perryton Rodeo Association requested $5,000 from the city’s hotel-moteloccupancy tax fund’s reserves 
to for a “Tough-n- Nuff World Tour,” a miniature bucking bull event, in Perryton.
 
Wed
21
May

MR AND MISS PHS

The Perryton High School seniors and teachers voted on Miss PHS and Mr PHS, chosing their favorites to represent the school. Kamber Burleson, daughter of Stan and Angie Burleson, was crowned Miss PHS and Garrett Good, son of Greg and Sherry Good, was named Mr PHS
 
Wed
21
May

GOING TO STATE CONTEST

Jarrett Blasingame, at left, and Hayden-James Hughes competed in the Area FFA Public Speaking Contest held at Tascosa High School on Friday, May 16, both qualifying for the state contest. Blasingame took first place speaking on Agribusiness and Hughes got two first place awards speaking on Soil Stewardship and Natural Resources.
 
Fri
16
May

PHS BLOOD DRIVE

Perryton High School sponsored a blood drive with the personnel from Coffee Memorial Blood Center of Amarillo on Thursday, May 15. With PHS students, college students home for the summer and Perryton residents giving blood from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m
 
Fri
16
May

HONOR GRADUATES

The 2013-14 Perryton High School honor graduates were introduced at the Academic Achievement Banquet on May 12. Students qualify to be an honor grad by keeping a 90 or above average and taking at least four advanced placement classes, two of them during their senior year 
 

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