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PHS cheerleaders earn awards

The Perryton High School Cheer Squad attended the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) camp June 24-27 at Way-land Baptist University in Plainview and came home with several awards.

During the squad’s time at camp, they went through two evaluations. The first evaluation was on an entrance, a camp cheer, and a camp chant. The squad received a technical excellence certificate and blue superior ribbons and were voted for the Herkie team award by the other squads in their evaluation group. The second evaluation was on a band chant learned at camp. Again, the squad received blue superior ribbons.

Each night at camp, spirit sticks are given, and they received a spirit stick each night and were awarded another on the final day of camp. The squad also received a bid to compete at the National Championships.

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AWARD-WINNING CHEERLEADERS

The Perryton High School cheerleading squad this year brought home several awards from camp. Members are, first row, from left, Genesis Flores, Jaki Mercado, Abby Feger, Saleen Nyman and Ivonne Villagran; and second row, Haylee Cator, Deanna Gutierrez, Emily Ortiz, NCA Buddy Hailey, Andrea Fabela, Yancey Judice, Hannah Irvin and Chloe McGarraugh. All were nominated for All-American.

 

 

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City sales tax payment down 8% for July, but up for the year

The City of Perryton’s sales tax payment for July showed another drop, but it’s year to date payments are still up.

The city received a check for $249,280, a little over 8% lower than its payment in July 2018.

For the year, however, its payments so far of $1.78 million are up close to 2% over 2018.

Around the area, most cities notched an increase for the month.

Amarillo’s payment of $6.3 million was up 3.7%, and its year to date payments of $45.1 million are 1.85% more than last year.

Borger received a check for $373,149, up nearly 13% from last July. Its payments to date of $2.54 million are up a little over 3% from 2018.

 

 

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FARMERS’ MARKET

Every summer the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Ochiltree County sponsors a Farmers’ Market. The market is set up on the parking lot of Perryton National Bank at Ninth and Main. The market is open from 8 a.m. to noon each Saturday during the summer months.

 

 

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Meek hired as assistant agent

Tommy Meek joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service July 1 in a new agriculture and natural resources assistant agent position in Ochiltree County.

Brandon Dukes, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Amarillo, explained that two new assistant agent positions are being filled in District 1, the top 22 counties in the Panhandle, as a training program for future county agent positions. The other will be a family and community health position in Hemphill County.

“We are excited to bring Tommy on board,” Dukes said. “He has experience in both ranching and with youth, and after he gets some more production agriculture training working with Scott Strawn in Ochiltree County, he’ll be ready to lead a county program of his own.”

 

 

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City releases water quality report

The City of Perryton has mailed the annual drinking water quality report to residents as required by state law.

The sources of drinking water, both tap and bottled water, include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs and wells.

As water travels over the surface of the land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally-occurring minerals and, in some cases, radioactive material, and can pick up substances resulting from the presence of animals or from human activity.

Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants.

The presence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that water poses a health risk.

 

 

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County leases land, buys tractor, mowers

The Ochiltree County Commissioners approved the lease agreement for the farmland adjacent to the airport. The court also approved the purchase of a tractor and two riding mowers, at their meeting Monday..

The tractor will be used in Precinct 4 and the riding mowers will be used in Precinct 3 for the cemetery. The cost of the machines is not known as the county does not know how much trade-in will be allowed against the cost of the new machines.

The bid for the use of the farmland at the airport was awarded to Jason Schickedanz. Steven Waide put in a bid of $32 per acre. The Schickedanz bid was $45.01 per acre.

Also at the meeting, the commissioners were told that state funds of over $39,000 that were available for a grant application. If awarded, the funds would help pay for the security cameras at the new jail. The commissioners approved applying for the grant.

 

 

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HARVEST SUNSET

The wheat harvest is still well underway for many in the area. Kevin Pshigoda took the time to snap a photo of a fiery Panhandle sunset last week while working on the farm outside of Perryton. (Photo courtesy of Precinct 1 Commissioner Duane Pshigoda and Pshigoda Farms)

 

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Holiday rainstorm drops over an inch

The Fourth of July holiday was followed the next day with a large thunderstorm that brought an inch or better to most areas of the county.

The official rainfall, from KEYE Radio, for the City of Perryton was 1.05 inches of moisture.

Edwin and Wanda Larmon, in the 2100 block of Grinnell, reported 1.10 inches. Vern Meller, at Drake and Central, recorded .75 of an inch of rain.

Mary Dudley, in the central part of town, received 1.10 inches. Randy and Cami Skaggs, one mile southeast of town, picked up .98 of an inch of moisture.

Steve Johnson, 13 and a half miles northwest of town, reported .92 of an inch. Foster Testing, in Farnsworth, recorded .75 of an inch of rain. Ron Stinson, in Waka, picked up .40 of an inch of moisture.

 

 

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June brings hotter temps, some moisture

June weather saw the days getting hotter and the nights getting milder. The month also had a total of six inches of moisture.

The first rain fell on June 2, with .06 of an inch. A sizable storm then dropped .62 of an inch of rain on June 3, followed by .17 of an inch on June 4 and .03 of an inch on June 5 and .18 of an inch on June 7 and .06 of an inch on June 8.

 

 

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