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Amateur radio group participates in National Field Day

Amateur radio members of the Top of Panhandle ARC participated in the 2022 AARL National Field Day on June 26. The purpose of the event was to practice communication skills in case of a disaster. A total of seven people from Perryton, Booker and Pampa met at Dempsey Malaney’s ranch on Wolf Creek. Other members worked from their homes, for a total of 75 contacts with states across the USA and…
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School board appoints member to serve out unexpired term

The Perryton School Board appointed a new member to serve the remainder of an unexpired term, and dealt with several staffing items at its meeting Tuesday evening. The board voted to appoint Bryce Hale to finish out the unexpired term of Tyler Merkel, who resigned earlier. Hale will serve until the next election in May 2023, when the term expires. The board also heard several resignations,…
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PISD shows improvement in state test scores

The Perryton School Board heard excellent news regarding students’ academic performance at its meeting last Tuesday. Assistant Supt. Maria Rocque went over the latest numbers with the board of the preliminary state STAAR testing results for 2022. The preliminary state numbers are still being compiled. Among all grades in all subjects, 83% of students are at the “approaches” level, who are those…
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Randy Earl Howard

Randy Earl Howard (Papa), 64, of Perryton, gained his wings on Thursday , June 30, 2022. He was born on Oct. 25, 1957, in Beaver, OK to Bobby & Peggie (Travis) Howard. He was the youngest child and only son, with two older sisters, Janet and Kay. He grew up in Logan, OK, just three miles east of Capitol Hill and attended Garrett School until his seventh grade year when they moved to Darrouzett. He attended high school all four years at Darrouzett ISD and loved playing sports. He was active in football, baseball, basketball and FFA.
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Council reviews proposed budget

The Perryton City Council met in regular session Tuesday evening with department heads at City Hall to review the proposed budget for the upcoming 2022-23 fiscal year. City Manager David Landis reviewed the proposed budget. “Its extremely challenging this year, being in a 40-year high inflationary period,” said Landis. He also noted that “there is never enough revenue to meet the demands and…
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RIBBON CUTTING FOR GRAZE WITH AIMEE

RIBBON CUTTING FOR GRAZE WITH AIMEE—The Perryton-Ochiltree Chamber of Commerce gathered Thursday evening for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of Graze with Aimee at 6 SW Fourth in Perryton. The charcuterie boutique, which specializes in grazing boxes and boards, is owned by Aimee Carreon.
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Kids fishing tourney set for Saturday at lake

After a two-year break due to the pandemic, the Wolf Creek Improvement Board will again host its annual Children’s Fishing Tournament this Saturday, June 4, at Lake Fryer in Wolf Creek Park. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the Pavilion east of the Lobo Restaurant. There will be a registration fee of one dollar for each contestant, but Saturday will also be a free fishing day for all ages,…
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Snack Pak 4 Kids to meet March 21 Snack Pak 4 Kids will meet Monday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at the Williams Cafeteria to pack snack bags. Masks are optional, and hand sanitizer will be provided. Donations can be sent to P.O. Box 340, Perryton, TX 79070. 4-H sets annual geranium sale Ochiltree 4-H is currently taking orders for geraniums to be delivered in the first two weeks of April. The…
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Rette powerlifters qualify for regionals

The Rangerette power-lifting team competed in Borger last Thursday for their final chance to qualify a weight total for the regional meet. The regional meet will be loaded with Rangerette lifters, as Perryton qualified 25 lifters. “We have 25 qualifiers! Hard work is paying off!! They will compete March 4-5th in Monahans!” Coach Casey Arruda said. Rangerettes qualifying included freshmen…
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Rotary Club to host annual cherry pie contest

The Perryton Rotary Club will host the annual Cherry Pie Contest and Sale on Saturday, Feb. 19. The event, which is the club’s largest fundraiser, is an open competition to find the best cherry pie bakers in town. Entries will be divided into four categories: standard cherry pies in Men’s, Women’s and Youth divisions and a special division for other cherry desserts. A $100 cash prize will be…
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