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Wed
25
Jun

Commissioners okay putting caliche at ballpark

The Ochiltree County Commissioners Court, at the meeting on Monday, June 23, approved putting caliche at the ballpark near the VFW building. They also considered allowing the Expo stage to be used at a health fair. The commissioners
also had a brief budget work session
 
Wed
25
Jun

GETTING READY TO MOW

The Perryton Kiwanis Club owns and maintains Camp Parnell, just south of Wolf Creek Park, for the use of youth groups at no charge. Every other week, members of the club go out to the camp to clean, mow and do maintenance.
 
Fri
20
Jun

Chamber sets ‘Fiesta Night’ this Thursday

The Perryton Ochiltree Chamber of Commerce will host a “Fiesta Night” on Main Street on Thursday, June 26. The festivities are set for 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. There will be fun, food and retailer promotions. 
 
Fri
20
Jun

PHASE TWO IS MAKING PROGRESS

The phase two renovation of the Perryton Junior High School is well underway. Perryton Independent School District  Superintendent Robert Hall, at left, and renovation foreman Pete Ward toured the center building of the complex on Thursday, June 19. They are shown watching Dominick Sandaval of Vital Communications of Amarillo install wiring for a clock in the entryway
 
Fri
20
Jun

WHEAT HARVEST BEGINS

Wheat harvest began last week with a number of fields being cut starting on Tuesday, June 17. The prospects for the crop are below average with the current drought in its fourth year. Jake Davis is dumping wheat into a truck on a patch of irrigated wheat owned by Randy Davis, located about seven miles west of Highway 83 near County Road M
 
Wed
18
Jun

Hospital board hears McKinstry proposal

The Ochiltree Hospital District board of directors, at the meeting on Monday, June 16, heard a proposal from Mike McDaniel with McKinstry Company on renovation and updating the hospital systems. The board also received the proposed 
City of Perryton ambulance budget for 2014-2015 
 
Wed
18
Jun

JUNIOR GOLF CAMP

The Perryton Golf Club hosted a Junior Golf Camp for young people to learn about chipping, putting, pitching, bunker play short game, rules, etiquette, tee shots and course management. Above, golf pro Jeff Bietz offers instruction to some of the campers.There were 34 children signed up for the camp
 
Wed
18
Jun

KEEPING COOL IN LEATHERMAN PARK

The city’s wading pools in Murphy Park and Leatherman Park have been filled and are used by the local youngsters to keep cool on hot summer days. Evan Sardello, at left, and his big brother Ethan were playing in the pool at Leatherman Park on
Wednesday morning. They are the children of Noemi and Matt Sardello 
 
Fri
13
Jun

WEEDEATING AT THE SCHOOLS

Every summer a number of students work for Perryton Independent School District doing maintenance and clean-up work. On Thursdaly, June 12 the boys were weed-eating and mowing at the different campuses. Pictured cleaning the weeds at the Top of Texas Acellerated Education Center are, from left, Riley Dear, Jeran Karber, Ismael Becerril, Kaiden Summerville, Aron Morales, Nester Navarrete and Jose Chavez
 
Fri
13
Jun

CORRECTING THE DRAINAGE

On Friday, June 13, city employees removed the gutter on the north side of Thirteenth Avenue from Amherst east towards Main Street. The gutter will be redone to correct the drainage of the street prior to seal coating. Robert Dodson in the backhoe and Chris McMechan in the truck removed the debris 
 

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