News

Wed
30
Mar

School board renews contracts

The Perryton School Board approved personnel contracts, and adopted several policy updates at its meeting Monday evening. After around two hours in executive session, the board approved employment contracts for teachers and coaches at all the schools.

To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Wed
30
Mar

DAR hosts special event to honor Vietnam Veterans on March 29

On Tuesday, March 29, The Wolf Creek Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a ceremony in front of the Ochiltree County Courthouse to honor and welcome home the local veterans who served in the Vietnam War. DAR member Barbara Johnson gave the keynote address at the ceremony, attended by 15 Vietnam veterans and 60 people.

To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Wed
30
Mar

A BLANKET OF SNOW EASTER MORNING

A BLANKET OF SNOW EASTER MORNING On Easter morning, the residents of Perryton woke up to a soft blanket of snow the turned the town into a winter wonderland for a short time. The four to five inches of snow melted on the warm pavement, but covered the yards and trees. The day warmed up and by late afternoon all the snow was gone.

To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Fri
25
Mar

April 7 last day to register to vote

For those who are not yet registered to vote, but want to cast a ballot in the May 7 general election, the deadline to do so is coming up soon. The last day to register to be eligible to vote in the election is Thursday, April 7.

To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Fri
25
Mar

Seven PHS art students will compete at state

Seven Perryton High School art students qualified for the State Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) competition in San Antonio on April 23. There were 36 PHS art students competing in the Regional VASE competition on Feb. 27 at Tascosa High School in Amarillo.

To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Fri
25
Mar

WIND DAMAGE

WIND DAMAGE High gusty winds in the area on Wednesday, March 23, caused problems for firefighters battling a grass fire in Hutchinson, Gray and Roberts Counties, with top gusts of nearly 55 miles per hour. The gusty winds also did some damage in the city. The spire on the top of the Community Worship Center (left photo) was canted over by the high winds and a tree in the 900 block of Colgate at the home of Levi and Tina Staggs (right photo) was blown down. The top limbs of the tree grazed the house, doing only slight damage to shingles and the wood trim of the structure.

To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Wed
23
Mar

Kiwanis Club nets over $11,700 at annual auction

The Perryton Kiwanis Club held its annual fundraising auction on Saturday, March 19 at the Ochiltree County Expo Center. The club’s annual auction is the major fund-raiser for the Kiwanis Club and all the funds go into their youth account to run the club for the year.     

To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Wed
23
Mar

Hospital board okays McKinstry 3.5 project

The Ochiltree Hospital District board of directors, at the meeting on Monday, March 21, gave the final approval for the McKinstry 3.5 project. This part of the renovation project for the hospital has been under consideration for several months, with many discussions of the $2.7 million project. The board also took care of several routine matters at the meeting. The board cancelled the board election because the candidates that filed were the same numbers as the seats up for election.     

To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Fri
18
Mar

Sorghum conference is Tuesday

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 22.  

 

To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Fri
18
Mar

GETTING READY FOR THE AUCTION

GETTING READY FOR THE AUCTION Members of the Perryton Kiwanis Club, along with family and friends, were at the Ochiltree County Expo Center setting up and getting ready for the club’s annual fund-raiser that was held on Saturday, March 19. 

 

To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - News