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Wed
08
Jun

NEW CULVERTS FOR COUNTY ROAD W

The new culverts were unloaded from trucks and placed across Ochiltree County Road W to replace the culverts that were washed out in the recent floods in the south part of the county. The culverts are 10 feet in diameter and 60 feet long. The construction on the road repair is being done by Clark Dirt Contractors and is expected to completed by the end of the week of the first of next week.

 

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Wed
08
Jun

County repairs County Road W

On May 22 and 23, massive thunderstorms caused flooding in the southern part of Ochiltree County, washing out a culvert on County Road W, and also washing out the road below the spillway of Lake Fryer. Clark Dirt Contractors began work on the repairs for County Road W on May 31.

 

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Fri
03
Jun

City to fight mosquito battle

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. The control of the mosquito involves a three phase integrated program: 1) source reduction; 2) larvaciding and 3) adulticiding.

 

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Fri
03
Jun

May has warmer temps, flood in south Ochiltree

The month of May had warmer temperatures, with the bulk of the daytime highs in the 70s and 80s, but the month was low on rainfall for the City of Perryton while the south part of the county had flooding conditions on May 22 and 23. The rainfall amount for the city for the month of May was a total of only 1.43 inches, according to official weather records from KEYE Radio.

 

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Fri
03
Jun

PJHS TOP TEN ACADEMIC STUDENTS

The top 10 academic eighth grade students were presented awards during the Perryton Junior High School Awards Assembly on May 19. Superintendent Robert Hall presented the students with their plaques and Brady Yeary of FirstBank Southwest presented them with cash awards. The top 10 students and their rankings are, first row, from left, Chloe McGarraugh first, Madison Attaway second, Kailey Thomas third, Cassidy Farney fourth and Malachi Dominguez fifth; and second row, Juliet Lopez seventh, Zeke Farney sixth, Miguel Celis eighth, Conner Lane ninth and Haylee Cator tenth.

 

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Fri
03
Jun

CLEANING THE POOL FILTERS

City employee Thomas Beal is using the back wash system to clean the sand, dirt and debris from the filters at the municipal water park pool. The back wash water with all the debris is flowing into the large white tank behind him, where it will be discarded later. The filters are cleaned this way once every day and sometimes twice a day during the summer swimming season.

 

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Wed
01
Jun

Fishing Tournament slated this weekend

The Wolf Creek Improvement Board will be hosting its Annual Children’s Fishing Tournament at Lake Fryer in Wolf Creek Park this Saturday, June 4. Registration for the tournament will begin a 8 a.m. at the Pavilion on the north side of the lake. The Pavilion is located across the road east of the Lobo Restaurant.

 

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Wed
01
Jun

Memorial Service held Monday

The Perryton Honor Guard held a Memorial Service at the Ochiltree County Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. The opening prayer was given by Pastor Rick Morris of Bethel Holiness Church. Gaven Jines led the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag and to the Texas Flag. Shannon Waterbury sang the National Anthem.

 

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Wed
01
Jun

City water park opened May 30

The Perryton Municipal Water Park opened on Memorial Day, Monday, May 3. On opening day, Sunday, May 29, thunderstorms kept the pool closed. The regular hours for the water park will be Monday through Saturday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. On Sundays, the pool will be open from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.

 

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Fri
27
May

Free summer meal program for children to start on Tuesday

The Perryton ISD will once again participate in the summer food service program. Meals will be provided to all children ages 1 to 18, free of charge, regardless of income, beginning Tuesday, May 31. The program will run through July 1.

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