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Wed
30
Apr

Chamber of Commerce hosts candidate forum

The legislative affairs committee of the Perryton Ochiltree Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate forum at Frank Phillips College Allen Campus on Monday evening April 28, featuring the candidates for the Perryton Independent
School District Board and the Ochiltree Hospital District Board 
 
Wed
30
Apr

PERRYTON STONE AGE FAIR 2014

The annual Perryton Stone Age Fair 2014, held at the Museum of the Plains on Saturday, April 26 is the largest noncommercial event of its kind in the United States. Over 300 people visited the museum to see the exhibits of over 78 collectors of stone age and Indian artifacts. The event was sponsored by Courson Archaeological Research
 
Fri
25
Apr

READY FOR THE BALLOON RELEASE

Perryton Kinder student Alondra Castenada is ready for the Kinder Kicks Cancer Balloon Release, held on Friday morning April 25 on the Kinder playground. The balloon release was held in conjunction with the Relay For Life fundraiser of the American Cancer Society held Friday evening 
 
Fri
25
Apr

TOGA PARTY

On Friday, April 25, the new initiates of the Perryton High School National Honor Society were required to dress up in togas. Each school day, the initiates will dress up as different characters, leading up to the official National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on Thursday, May 1 in the high school auditorium at 9:30 a.m. The initiates pictured are, first row, from left, Vanessa Sanchez, Lupita Martinez, Pamela Rodriguez, Addison Skaggs, Jennifer Ontiveros, Samantha Dutcher and Kaylie Biggs; and second row, Evelyn Montes, Lauren Green, Daisy Macias, Abbie Marchman, Tiffeney Merkel and Fernando Espino.
 
Wed
23
Apr

ELVIS AND PRISCILLA

David Allen and Kay Shannon were the featured guests at the Fifth Annual CrimeStoppers Autorama at the Expo Center on Saturday April 12, during the two-day event. They are award winning Elvis and Priscilla Presley impersonators and performed two shows for the crowd at the car show.

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Wed
23
Apr

Relay for Life is this weekend

Walkers will go around the clock to fight cancer during the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ochiltree County, which includes the surrounding communities of Booker, Canadian and Spearman, this Friday and Saturday, April 25-26. Teams will gather at the Expo Center overnight to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and empower individuals and communities to fight back against the disease.

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Wed
23
Apr

PISD hires several teachers

Improvement projects and hiring several new teachers for next year were approved by the Perryton School Board Tuesday evening. The board decided to spend an additional $19,500 to extend replacement of the Wright Elementary sewer line to the city main.

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Fri
18
Apr

Stone Age Fair slated for Saturday, April 26

The Museum of the Plains, 1200 N. Main, will be hosting the 2014 edition of the annual Perryton Stone Age Fair on  Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The annual event is sponsored by Courson Archaeological Research (CAR) and
is noted for being the largest noncommercial Indian artifact show in the United States. 
 
Fri
18
Apr

Sunrise Service set

The Perryton Ministerial Alliance will host its annual Sunrise Service, held in the courtyard of the First United Methodist Church, beginning at 7 a.m. on Easter Sunday. Stan Burleson of First Baptist Church will be leading the music and Duke Underwood, youth minister of First United Methodist Church, will present the message.
 
Fri
18
Apr

Aaron Black receives Gold Seal at Texas VASE state competition

Perryton High School senior Aaron Black was chosen  once again as one of the top art students in the State of Texas at the Visual Art Scholastic Event held at Bryan High School in Bryan. Black won with his painting called “Civic Duty,” a painting of local veteran Eldon Gurley.
 

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