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United Way drive tops 80% of goal

United Way drive tops 80% of goal

More donations by the end of the week saw the Ochiltree United Way’s 2020 fund drive top 80% so far. The campaign has now raised $92,320 toward the $115,000 goal.

Two new 100% Companies were also added, bringing the total to 19. They are Area Eye Center and Harper Chiropractic.

Already on the list are Perryton National Bank, Perryton Activity Center, Perryton Realty, Security Insurance, United Supermarket, Northeast Panhandle Teachers Federal Credit Union, Lemon, Shearer, Phillips & Good PC, First-Bank Southwest, Covenant Title, Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, Edward Jones Investments, Alpar Energy LP, First National Bank, Panhandle Crisis Center, Douglas Kile PC, CPA, Valero Terminating & Distribution and Advanced Door and Glass.

 

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Thu
12
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PHS CHOIRS COMPETE IN PRE-AREA AUDITIONS

PHS CHOIRS COMPETE IN PRE-AREA AUDITIONS

Members of Perryton High School’s Ranger Choir traveled to Amarillo College on Friday, Dec. 6, for Pre-Area auditions. Pictured from left are Robert Montgomery, Jacob Schollenbarger, Brody Bigham, Collin Taylor, and Pablo Perez. Schollenbarger made fourth chair bass and will advance to the Area (State) audition in Midland on Jan. 11, 2020.

 

 

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Thu
12
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Commissioners approve furniture package for Law Enforcement Center

The Ochiltree County Commissioners’ Court met for their regular meeting on Monday morning.

The commissioners heard a presentation by Jeffrey Heffelfinger, president of SouthwestArchitects of Fort Worth, about the furniture, fixtures, and equipment package for the new Law Enforcement Center currently under construction.

Heffelfinger reviewed line items for furniture, medical supplies, electronics, telephones, televisions, uniforms, radio systems, computers, janitorial supplies and equipment, filing, among others.

Heffelfinger told the commissioners the full costs of the furniture and equipment package would come to approximately $431,000 – a savings of about $15,000 over the original estimate.

 

 

 

 

Thu
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Wreaths Across America event to honor county veterans Saturday

Ochiltree County will participate in the nationwide “Wreaths Across America” ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. at Ochiltree Cemetery.

The event is sponsored by the Wolf Creek Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

This will be the fourth year for the event in Ochiltree County. This year the Wolf Creek chapter was able to sponsor 945 wreaths for every veterans’ grave at the cemetery.

The ceremony will take place at the same time as the national ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Fresh, handmade balsam remembrance wreaths will be placed on the headstones of veterans in Ochiltree Cemetery.

 

 

 

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12
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No new candidates file in primary; forum set Feb. 17

No new candidates filed in the March 3 Republican primary by the end of the period on Monday.

The primary will feature two contested races.

The two candidates in the Ochiltree County Tax Assessor-Collector’s race are incumbent Linda Womble and Tandy Drake.

Three candidates are vying for the Ochiltree County Sheriff office. They are incumbent Terry Bouchard, Randy Barnes and Tommy Hernandez.

 

 

 

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Thu
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WREATHS DELIVERED FOR D.A.R. EVENT

WREATHS DELIVERED FOR D.A.R. EVENT

Over 900 wreaths were delivered to Perryton for this year’s Wreaths Across America event, set for this Saturday, Dec. 14, at 11 a.m. at the Ochiltree County Cemetery. The event is sponsored by the Wolf Creek Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Pictured helping to unload the wreaths are, from left, front row: Joel Lovelady, David Trantham, Rita Tregellas, Pat Ellis, Nikki Green, and Thad West; second row: Joe LaMaster, Penny Scribner, Roberta Christian, Sherrie Rima, Minta Wilson, Nan Schwalk, and Barbara Johnson; and back row: Johnny Scribner, Steve Rima, Bill Mac Tregallas, Ken Schwalk, Nick Yara, Dale Johnson, and Sgt. Ralph Gonzales.

 

 

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County gets hit with emergency notifications bug

Hundreds of residents in Ochiltree County received surprise notifications through their phones or text messages on Friday night, Dec. 6, about a tornado on the ground near Perryton.

But the emergency didn’t actually exist.

According to Ochiltree County Sheriff Terry Bouchard, the problem happened because of a nationwide glitch at a company that provides counties with emergency alert notification systems.

“This issue was due to a malfunction in the i-INFO Communication system that is used for mass notifications,” said Bouchard. “Over the past several months, the system has gone through upgrades and software changes. Friday evening, it malfunctioned and sent out pre-recorded emergency messages.”

 

 

Sun
08
Dec
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United Way drive reaches 75%

The 2020 Ochiltree United Way fund drive added a few more contributions toward the $115,000 goal, but is still around $27,660 short.

The campaign has raised $87,341, which is 75% of the goal.

Three of the six divisions reported increases.

The farm and ranch division has now raised $8,925, which is 89% of its $10,000 goal.

The commercial division also increased its total to $21,509. That is 82% of its $26,000 goal.

 

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Sun
08
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Angel Tree Project to benefit area kids in need

Angel Tree Project to benefit area kids in need

The Panhandle Crisis Center is giving local residents the opportunity to help children and families in need during this Christmas season with their 17th annual Angel Tree Project.

Volunteer coordinator Rachel Martin said the crisis center has found a number of youngsters receiving services through the crisis center who need gifts this holiday season.

“We’ve identified 93 children living in impoverished homes whose lives can be made brighter this Christmas season by the generosity of strangers,” said Martin.

The crisis center has set up Christmas trees at United, Lowe’s, Family Dollar, and Radio Shack which are decorated with ornaments representing specific children who need gifts.

 

 

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Monday is last day to file in March 3 primary

Monday is last day to file in March 3 primary

This Monday, Dec. 9, is the last day for candidates to file for one of the offices up for election in the March 3 Republican primary.

Candidates have until 6 p.m. to submit their paper work. Ochiltree County Republican Party chairman Sandra Sears will be at Perry Memorial Library until 6 p.m. that day.

She is not a notary public, but does have ones available at the Ochiltree County Courthouse until 5 p.m. Those needing their application notarized should come to the library before that time.

So far there are two contested races in the Republican primary.

 

 

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