Local Briefs


Women’s conference set at CWC

“A Day for You” Women’s Conference will be held at Community Worship Center in Perryton on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m-3 p.m. to celebrate faith, fellowship, and food. A morning buffet will be served, with lunch provided at noon. No childcare is available. Register by calling 435-2506, ext. 7, or online at www.cwcperryton.org.

Happy Timers meeting cancelled The Happy Timers meeting originally scheduled for October 20 at First Christian Church has been cancelled.

Donations sought for Wreaths Across America

The Wolf Creek chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is seeking donations for this year’s Wreaths Across America event. You can sponsor a wreath to be placed on a veteran’s grave at Ochiltree County Cemetery on Dec. 19. For more information on how to donate, please contact Sherrie Rima at 202-0203 or Minta Wilson at 435-0661.

Beef conference set for Oct. 21

The Northeast Panhandle Beef Conference will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the Expo Center. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the program will start at 9 a.m. Dr. Tiffany Lashmet, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension attorney, and Dr. Jason Smith, Texas A&M AgriLife beef cattle specialist, will be the speakers for the event. Topics included are: Legal Requirements for Processing and Selling Beef Direct to the Consumer and Management of Cattle for Direct Beef Sales. A $10 registration fee will be required at the door. Due to COVID-19, space is limited to the first 50 attendees and lunch will not be provided. For more information contact: Scott Strawn at 435-3831.

Crisis Center store to accept donations

The Panhandle Crisis Center’s Resale Store will resume accepting donations on Monday, Oct. 19.

Dog care and training classes planned

Ochiltree County Extension Service will hold four different seminars on dog care and training for dogs. The classes are designed to teach young people how to care for and train their family dog. Tips on selecting the right type of dog to adopt or purchase will also be presented. The classes will be held at the Expo Center at 6 p.m. on Oct. 15, Oct. 22, Oct. 29, and Nov. 5. The classes are open to all area kindergarten through 12th grade students. Participants are encouraged but not required to attend all four classes. Participants will bring their dogs to the last class only. For more information, contact Scott Strawn at the Ochiltree County Extension office, 435-4501 or scott.strawn@ ag.tamu.edu.