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Fri
20
Feb

‘Two Steps, One Sticker’ program to start March 1

Beginning March 1, Texas vehicle inspection stickers will be a thing of the past. On that date, Texas will change to a “Two Steps, One Sticker” inspection and registration program.
 
Wed
18
Feb

OGH board okays program purchase

The Ochiltree Hospital District board of directors, at the meeting on Monday, Feb. 16, approved the purchase of a patient satisfaction program. The board also approved a contract with Government Capital for the funds for the McKinstry project. The board also reviewed the home health policy manual and the hospice policy manual and received the new federal 
poverty guidelines.
 
Wed
18
Feb

School board election draws first candidate

The Perryton School Board drew its first candidate this week for one of three trustee positions up for election. Monty Kinnard is seeking his first term on the school board. Board members up for election this year are Sabrina Devers, Joe Randolph 
and Rex Mann.
 
Wed
18
Feb

RUNNING IN THE SUN

On Wednesday, Feb. 18, with the sun shining and temperatures in the 40s, the fifth grade classes at Williams Intermediate took their recess on the playground, playing tag and kicking and chasing a soccer ball around, generally expending a great deal of energy.
 
Wed
18
Feb

STEEL FOR THE NEW GYM

Members of the crew of Hartman Construction Company of Canyon are installing the new steel supports for the roof of the new gym being constructed between the original building and the old gym on Phase III of the renovation of the Perryton Junior High School building. In the background, Jerry Hartman prepares to weld the cross struts for the roof and in the foreground, Jeff Leibsch bolts the cross struts to the beams.
 
Wed
18
Feb

CORPORATE CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

Robert Lemon, at right, was named the Corporate Citizen of the Year at the annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet, held on Thursday, Feb. 12. He received the award for his work with the Wheatheart of the Nation Celebrration. He is pictured with his daughter, Robyn Lemon Sellers.
 
Fri
13
Feb

BIDDING FOR A GOOD CAUSE

BIDDING FOR A GOOD CAUSE The Bustin’ for Justin March of Dimes team has kicked off their fundraising campaign for 2015 and organized a silent auction at Ochiltree General Hospital last Thursday. A variety of donated items were up for bidding, including several gift certificates to local merchants, gift baskets, wooden crosses, jewelry, and crafts. Donna Gilbert, at left, and Megan George, holding son Ethan, placed a bid for a gift certificate. The group’s Sixth Annual Family Fun Day and Chili Cookoff will be held on Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Leatherman Park, and will feature a variety of entertainment, inflatables, games, and food vendors
 

 

Fri
13
Feb

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR  Cynthia Shattles, at left, was named the Perryton-Ochiltree Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year. She was presented with a plaque by Shawn Campbell at the annual Chamber Banquet, held at the Ochiltree
County Expo Center on Thursday, Feb. 12. See story for more information. 
 

 

Fri
13
Feb

City sales tax payment second highest ever

The City of Perryton’s  sales tax revenue payment in February posted another healthy increase. The payment of $666,818
is also the second largest on record for the city. The all-time highest was close to $750,000 in November 2014.
 

 

Wed
11
Feb

Marolan Smith named Employee of the Month

Marolan Smith, at left, was chosen Ochiltree General Hospital Employee of the Month for February.
Marolan Smith was chosen Ochiltree General Hospital Employee of the Month for February. Board member Steph Tarvin presented her with a certificate and pin at a party in her honor. Smith started working at OGH in February 1986. She attended Perryton High School and also attended Frank Phillips College in Borger, as well as Amarillo College.
 

 

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