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Sat
01
Nov

WILLIAMS INTERMEDIATE BOOK PARADE

To celebrate Halloween on Friday, Oct. 31, the fourth grade classes at Williams Intermediate picked their favorite character from a book in the library and dressed up for the Halloween Book Parade.
 
Sat
01
Nov

General election slated Tuesday

The Nov. 4 general election for several national and statewide offices will be held this Tuesday, with voting places open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.Voting will be by precincts: Precinct 1, City Hall; Precinct 2, Expo Center; Precinct 3, Church of Christ; and Precinct 4, Victory Family Church.
 
Sat
01
Nov

United Way fund drive reaches 43%

The Ochiltree United Way reached 43% of its $124,000 goal for the 2015 campaign last week. As of Friday, the drive had garnered $53,226.28 in donations. Four of the six divisions netted donations during the week.
 
Wed
29
Oct

Commissioners’ Court has short session

The Ochiltree County Commissioners’ Court, on Monday, Oct 27, had a short  court session, taking care of several routine agenda items. The court also considered spending limits on an incumbent county official not reelected
 
Wed
29
Oct

PUMPKIN PAINTING CONTEST

Frank Phillips College Allen Campus is holding the fifth annual Pumpkin Painting Contest during the Halloween season. The college will be accepting painted or decorated pumpkin entries until noon on Friday, Oct. 31. Pictured with the pumpkins entered so far are, from left, Bethany Ramirez, Veronica Marillo, Rita Presley, Rene Schwalk and College Dean Lew Hunnicutt. Judging and public viewing will take place on Oct. 31
 
Wed
29
Oct

FALL FOLIAGE ON WOLF CREEK

In the last couple of weeks, the lower temperatures have started the leaves changing to their fall colors. The cottonwood trees along Wolf Creek are putting on a display of bright orange 
 
Sat
25
Oct

RANGER PINK OUT DAY

At Perryton High School, Friday, Oct. 24 was “Ranger Pink Out” Day, with most of the students, teachers and staff wearing bright pink shirts to promote the Relay For Life Campaign and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. They also requested that everyone wear pink to the ball game that evening between the Rangers and the Iowa Park Hawks.
 
Sat
25
Oct

Hospital board hears several reports

The Ochiltree General Hospital board, at the meeting on Monday, Oct. 20, heard reports from financial company Lancaster Pollard, Mike McDaniel on the McKinstry Phase II design and from Tracey Martinez on The Seasons. Kyle Hemminger with Lancaster Pollard presented his report to the board, talking about the advantages of receiving financing from his company.
 
Sat
25
Oct

2015 UW Campaign tops 37%

The Ochiltree United Way’s 2015 fund drive made a little more progress last week toward the $124,000 goal. The drive has raised $45,444.15 so far, which is 37% of the goal. Two more 100% Companies were also added to the list, bringing the total to 12. Joining the list were ASC Industries and the Panhandle Crisis Center.
 
Wed
22
Oct

Huddleston, Lear receive the 4-H Gold Star Award

At the annual Ochiltree County 4-H Awards Banquet, Sarah Huddleston and Jamie Lear were presented with the 4-H Gold Star Award. The presentation was made by Ochiltree County Judge Earl McKinley.
 

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