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22
Mar
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Jennie June Club has program on dolls

The Jennie June Club met March 11 at Perry Memorial Library. Hostesses for the meeting were Janelle Cochran, Arlene Boxwell and Linda Paul.

The program on dolls was given by Emma Eldridge of Hardesty, OK, who was featured in an article, “Dollhouse on the Prairie” in the January 2016 issue of Oklahoma Living.

She has an extensive collection of around 500 dolls she has collected for the last 15-20 years. They are housed in two buildings on her property, a renovated chicken coop belonging to her grandparents and a storage building.

Eldridge gave a brief history of dolls, noting that dolls date back to ancient Greece and Rome. In America, dolls were important to children as families crossed the plains to new homes on the frontier.

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19
Mar
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FBSW donates several thousand to area schools

FirstBank Southwest has donated thousands of dollars to area schools through its School Spirit Card Program implemented in 2019.

The program worked with 10 different schools in the Texas Panhandle to create, market and distribute customized debit cards with the schools logo or mascot.

The bank donates a portion of each debit card transaction processed to each school district participating in the program. The more transactions the user makes, the more money the school receives.

 

 

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Thu
19
Mar
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PISD Donation

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PISD DONATION—FirstBank Southwest donated several thousand dollars to area schools through its School Spirit Card Program. The Perryton ISD was the recipient of the largest amount, $10,691.85. The money represents a portion of each debit card transaction by the users. Pictured, from left, are Wright Elementary Principal Tiffany Bietz, Stephanie Tarvin, Brady Yeary, Jeremy Campbell, PISD Superintendent Dr. Tim Little and Deborah Cowan.

 

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Sun
08
Mar
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Auxiliary has program on therapy dogs

The Ochiltree General Hospital Auxiliary met March 2 in the OGH Conference Room.

The program on therapy dogs was given by Jo Humphrey with Rio and Shelly Haller with Molly from the Panhandle Area Community Therapies.

They explained the difference between therapy dogs and service dogs. Service dogs provide a specific job for just one person, while therapy dogs are for everyone.

 

 

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Thu
27
Feb
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PHS opens track season

Unseasonably warm weather greeted the Perryton High School track teams as they opened the season at the Randall Meet on Saturday. This early season meet offers strong competition and is a good early season test for the athletes.

Two Rangerette hurdlers and a Ranger distance runner led the way for Perryton on Saturday. Alyssa Rutz picked up where she left off last season, which was always near the top. She finished second in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 17.20 seconds.

Kennedy Maley also continued her strong performances from last year. She placed second in the 330 meter hurdles in 51.04 seconds. Rutz was sixth in this race in 53.73. Janet Montoya ran eighth in 54.41. Ranger Isaac Gabriel was eighth in the boys’ race.

 

 

Thu
27
Feb
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PARSPA COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN

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PARSPA COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN—The Perryton Area Retired School Personnel Association named committee chairmen at its meeting last week. They are, from left, Dora Ward, informative and professional services; Anna Lee Barton, health care/retirement education planning; Cecelia Cates, TRTF Foundation; and Minta Wilson, scholarship. Not pictured are Bev Burger, technology and public relations; Mike Lee, legislation; and Renee Lee, community service.

 

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Sun
09
Feb
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OGH Auxiliary hears history of organization

The Ochiltree General Hospital Auxiliary met Feb. 3.

Debby Schollenbarger, president, conducted the meeting, and Carolyn Thomas opened the meeting with prayer.

Jean Pshigoda reported on the gift shop, noting that jewelry, candy, snacks and greeting cards are selling well.

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09
Feb
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PJH Choir Students Earn Top Awards

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Eleven students in the Perryton Junior High choir were awarded 1’s during Contest at Amarillo Tascosa on Saturday, Jan. 25.

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Thu
06
Feb
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Willis Foundation provides trauma training for OGH medical personnel

The Dean Allen Willis Foundation has provided education and training for Ochiltree General Hospital medical personnel for almost 25 years.

The foundation’s training is centered in the fields of trauma and emergency care. Those courses allow the hospital to maintain its Level IV Trauma Center accreditation.

The foundation assists with tuition and travel expenses for that training, including mileage, hotels and meals. Some of the training also takes place at OGH, allowing more of the medical team to take advantage of the learning experience without leaving Perryton.

 

 

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Sun
22
Dec
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Jennie Junes have holiday luncheon

The Jennie June Club met Dec. 11 at the Senior Citizen Center for a noon luncheon.

After lunch, Penny Clark, president, called the meeting to order and the collect was read.

Clark read a quote for the day to the group from Roy T. Bennett, “Light in the Heart”: “Accept yourself, love yourself and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”

First vice president Darless Bishop reported on the social held in the home of Kay Neufeld Dec. 6. She also said the Amarillo Sod Poodles game schedule is available, and a group trip to a game will be discussed at the January meeting.

Arlene Boxwell, project chairman, told the group the Panhandle Crisis Center will let the club know when more blankets are needed.

Carolyn Thomas, corresponding secretary, announced members with birthdays in December: Barbara Johnson on Dec. 6 and Diana Wooster on Dec. 17.

 

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