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Wed
21
Jan

School board reviews plans for next PJH phase

Previewing the phase four junior high plans and a lengthy executive session were on the agenda for the Perryton School Board Tuesday evening. Architect Steve Butler and project manager Greg Huseman went over the plans with the board. The phase includes renovating the annex and the existing Raider Gym.
 

 

Wed
21
Jan

Tiffeney Merkel, JustinVentura named Students of the Month

Tiffeney Merkel, at left, daughter of Shelly Merkel and Eddy Merkel and Justin Ventura, sonof Sherrie and Bobby Ventura, were named the Perryton Rotary Club Students of the Month for January. They were presented the honor at the Rotary meeting on Jan 15. See story for more information
Tiffeney Merkel and Justin Ventura were chosen as the Perryton Rotary Club Students of the Month for January. They received the honor at the meeting Jan. 15. Merkel is the daughter of Shelly Merkel and Eddy Merkel. She has three siblings, Tyler, Trevis and Trenton Merkel.
 

 

Wed
21
Jan

TOOT’N’TOTUM BUILDING TAKING SHAPE

The new Toot’N’Totum building at the corner of Main and 24th Avenue is progressing, with work being done by Southwest General Contractors.
 

 

Wed
21
Jan

Livestock Show set for Jan. 23-24

Members of the Ochiltree County 4-H Clubs and the Perryton High School FFA classes were at the Expo Center Tuesday, Jan. 20 setting up for the Ochiltree County Junior Livestock Show and Sale, set for Friday and Saturday, Jan. 23-24. After putting down felt pads, the youth set up the pens to hold the animals.
This Friday morning, Jan. 23 at 8:30 a.m., members of the Ochiltree County 4-H Clubs and the Perryton High School FFA classes will begin showing their animals to be judged in the annual Ochiltree County Junior Livestock Show and Sale. The show will include 13 steers, four heifers, 23 sheep, 22 meat goats and 121 swine, being shown by 102 youngsters.
 
Fri
16
Jan

COOKING FOR THE UNITED WAY

The U-Crew at United Supermarket and the United Way board cooked and sold barbecue sandwiches, with chips and a drink to raise funds for the United Way.

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Fri
16
Jan

Kaylee Patton to play in All Star Game

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Fri
16
Jan

Changes ahead for ptsi.net email users

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Wed
14
Jan

FFA, 4-H members to show 183 animals at the stock show

The annual Ochiltree County Junior Livestock Show and Sale is slated for the weekend of Jan. 23- 24. The Perryton High School FFA and Ochiltree County 4-H members will be showing 183 animals. The categories for this
year’s show and sale include steers, heifers, sheep, meat goats, and swine.
 
 
 
Wed
14
Jan

STUFFED ANIMALS FOR TRAUMATIZED CHILDREN

 The Wolf Creek Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution gave 120 stuffed animals to the Panhandle Crisis Center, the Police Department, the Fire Department and the Ochiltree County Sheriff’s Department for use with children who are victims of abuse or some traumatic event. Pictured are, from left, DAR member Katy Williams, Dixie Barnes from the Panhandle Crisis Center, Sharon Bohannon from the police department, Officer Rafael Gonzalez, Officer Richard Shallis and Assistant Chief of Police Mike Smith.
 
Wed
14
Jan

RAILROAD TIES BURN AT TWICHELL

 On Saturday, Jan. 10, the crew at Perryton Iron and Metal in Twichell were cutting up scrap metal and the wind blew sparks into a large pile of railroad ties, setting them on fire. The call came into the fire department at 10 a.m. Four fire trucks and nine firemen battled the blaze. About one-quarter of the pile of ties, 12 foot wide by 100 foot long, were destroyed. The firemen were back at the station by 1:30 p.m.
 
 

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