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Wed
17
Jun

Hospital board approves city’s ambulance budget

The Ochiltree Hospital District board of directors, at its meeting on Monday,June 15, approved the  proposed ambulance budgetsubmitted to the board  by the City of Perryton. The board also approved a change in the personnel policy of the hospital and also approved an increase in salary for the staff. The ambulance budget, a part of the proposed 2015- 16 city budget, was submitted to the OGH board by city manager David  Landis. 

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Fri
12
Jun

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL FIESTA

Thursday afternoon, the Perryton-Ochiltree Chamber of Commerce held its annual Fiesta, with 25 merchants and four nonprofits participating. The salsa contest was held at the corner of Main Street and Third Avenue. Pictured are people trying out the salsa of Team Sasha, who won the People’s Choice Award.
 
Fri
12
Jun

SUMMER PAINTING CREW

A number of Perryton High School students spend the summer working for the Perryton Independent School District. The summer painting crew is working on the high school cafeteria, putting a new coat of paint on the trim around the windows. They are, from left, Eunice Avalos, Judean Fraire, Erica Kear, Brianna Uribe, Johnny Armijo and Pablo Chavez.
 
Fri
12
Jun

Area gets soaked Thursday evening

On Thursday evening, June 11, a series of thunderstorms rummbled through the city and surrounding area, dumping a large amunt of rain in a small amount of time.The rain started close to 8 p.m., just as the Perryton- Ochiltree Chamber of Commerce Fiesta Celebration was winding down. Shortly after 8:30 p.m., the southern parts of Main Street were covered curb to curb with water, until the drainage system was able to catch up with the downpour.
 
Wed
10
Jun

5K RUN AND FUN FEST

5K RUN AND FUN FEST FirstBank Southwest recently celebrated its second Run 2 Rodeo 5K and Family Fun Fest benefitting the boys and girls of Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch. Over 60 runners and walkers gathered at Wolf Creek Park to  ake part in the 5K on Saturday. Over 50 children participated in the Family Fun Fest portion in the park. The event raised $1,725 for Boys Ranch. 

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Wed
10
Jun

PAINTING AT LEATHERMAN PARK

PAINTING AT LEATHERMAN PARK Members of the Ochiltree County 4-H Clubs did community service work during the first part of the week,  ainting the playground equipment in Leatherman Park. Levi Newcomb, at left, and Kile Merrick were painting on the riding elephant.

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Wed
10
Jun

1200 customers lose electricity Tuesday

Late Sunday afternoon, June 7, several small thunderstorms moved throughthe area from west to east,  bringing spotty rain amounts to most of the county. Rain amounts ran the gamut from.25 of an inch in the northwest part of the county to 1.29 inches of rain the south part of the area. The official rainfall amount for Perryton, from KEYE, was .38 of an inch. Roger Brown, in the 100 block of N. Industrial, reported .35 of an inch. The east side of Murphy Park received .40 of an inch of moisture. Tod Holt, in the 300 block of NE First, reported .41 of an inch. Vern Meller, at Central and Drake, picked up .22 of an inch of rain  

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Fri
05
Jun

City of Perryton to fight battle against mosquitoes

Spring is well underway, and with the recent storms that brought the county and area some much needed moisture, the annual onslaught of the pesky mosquito has begun. The city is asking all its residents for their assistance in the control of these irritating  and disease-carrying pests.
 
 
Fri
05
Jun

FUN AT THE SPLASH PAD

On the first day for the summer season at the City of Perryton Municipal Water Park, there were 287 swimmers enjoying the cool water and the facility’s water slides. The youngsters also had a great time at the ‘splash pad” where the children get drenched from the tipping bucket. The pool’s summer hours are 1 to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
 
 
Fri
05
Jun

NEW SEATS FOR THE RODEO ARENA

Southern Bleacher Company from Graham Texas installed the new aluminium seats and flooring in the Ochiltree County Expo rodeo grandstands last week. The company will spend the next week putting in new concrete pads, ADA ramps and new ADA seating.
 
 

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