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INS JOURNAL-THURSDAY, JANUARY 1997 PAGE-7 from page one in after the primary. *The Perkins VFW was bur- !second time in a week..*The P-T school board held approved a $4.4 million "estimate of needs" year. *The Perkins Tryon Class of 1986 !reunion on August 3. Hall said at the Board of Trustees monthly road sign at SH33 and US 177 should be removed. ;the intersection was in the town limits and was Main L..Arrest warrants were to be issued for 20, Perkins, and Jameson Concha, 18, Perkins With the recent Perkins VFW burglaries. *The 1996 Ll)ernons and second year Head Coach Mark Harmon to Bridge Creek for their season opener. was arrested and charged with second degree Perkins Whistle Stop #2. Concha was out on bail earlier for the burglary of the Perkins VFW. ~d the Perkins Chamber of Commerce "Citi- for September. *The Chamber also held ribbon DFE trucking owned by Richard Rains. *The af First Baptist Church recently donated enough "Baby Think It Over" dolls that will be used High School Family and Consumer Sciences the dolls to Teacher Janet Karner and High Margaret Hrencher was Pastor Albert May. •The ducation approved the low bid of $100,224 Com for the expansion of the band Bridge Creek 39-0 to start the r Teachers Stella Hughes, Willa Jean Casey, were featured on the front page. •Perkins Na- Nelson was named to be the featured speaker tion Foundation banquet to be held Sept. knocked out for several hours after a pickup col- at the Lovers Lane and Kirk Street inter- Homecoming" was named as the theme for Harvest Fest. *The Demons went 2-0 after lessey at home, 42-6. *The Meridian Technology their armual Francis Tuttle Golf Classic at s Golf Course on September 6. Perkins High School and OSU drum major, has Parade Marshal for the 1996 Harvest Fest parade. of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the 66. Leon Morris recently purchased the sta- Harris. •Demons are 3-0 after defeating Mount to the business community with a ribbon cutting ceremony. *The P-T Demons and Lady Demons opened the new gymnasium with victories against Wellston. December • J.R Sim, traffic engineer for ODOT, sent a letter to the town board suggesting that signalization should be installed at the west intersection of SH33 & US177..The Perkins Journal ran two ar- ticles about the Anderson family who had a reunion after 45 years, and Leona Smith, Stillwater, who donated her time finding the fam- ily members. *Gayle Sager was featured on the front page. She was to retire as the Town Treasurer after 29 years of service to the community. *Chandler came to the new gymnasium and took vic- tories from both the Demons and Lady Demons. • The first "Celebrating Life In Perkins" winter party has been scheduled for January 11. The first-ever event is sponsored by the Perkins Certified Cities organization. *Incumbent school board member Calvin Roggow did not file for re-election. David Sasser was the only candidate filing. •The Perkins Chamber of Commerce announced that the Annual Installation Banquet will be held Thurs- day, January 16. •A com'e-and-go reception was held at City Hall to honor retiring Perkins Town Treasurer Gayle Sager. *The Perkins- Tryon Freshmen basketball squad won the Drumright tournament. • Phil Comeaux of Perkins was pictured on the front page with a 12-point, 220 pound buck that he shot "near Perkins." • Winners of the VFW "Voice of Democracy" essay contest were pictured on Page One. They are Dana Thompsen, first place and Greg Wilson, second. *Raymond and Marthell Kinzie, Wilma Dry, Monta Lynn Brown, and Perkins-Tryon High School Principal Mar- garet Hrencher were pictured on page one displaying Demon team chairs purchased from donations from friends and family in memory of Ricky Kinzie. • Perkins postal employee Alice Fancher was shown with food items donated by local postal patrons as part of the Neigh- borhood Ministries program. "The Perkins Chamber of Commerce named Gayle Sager as the December "Citizen of the Month." The Chamber also named its new officers and directors headed by Rick Clark, president; J. Atwood, first vice-president; Dan Johnson, sec- ond vice president; Brenda Nipp, third vice president; Bobble Myers, secretary/treasurer; and Wes Beane, past president. Carney News By Pot Skaggs Church Holds New Year's Services: The Carney Assembly of God church people watched the New Year in with a candlelight service, a supper with lots of good food. The services began at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday night, December 31st, with singing and other churches gathering together foi- the festivities. Lots of good singing was enjoyed. Jewel Glispy Tabor Funeral services for Jewel Glispy Tabor were conducted at Colo- nial Chapel Funeral Home on Monday, December 16, 1996 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Tom Hunter officiating. Interment was at Ingalls Cemetery in Ingalls, OK. i Mr. Tabor died Thursday, December 12, 1996, at Stillwater Medi- i cal Center at the age of 82. i Born in Oden, Arkansas on April 17, 1914, he was the son.of Simon ! and Lillie (Holiday) Tabor. At an early age, the family moved to the Keota, OK area where he attended school. After his education the family lived in California. He married Juanita Beaman on Sept. 21, 1937 in San Bernadino, CA, and was employed at Long Beach and San Diego with Douglass Aircraft at an airplane fabrication plant. He was later associated with Douglass in their Tulsa Factor. In 1959, the family moved to Perkins, OK where he worked as a carpenter. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Perkins. Mr. Tabor greatly enjoyed fishing and gardening. Survivors include his wife, Juanita, of the home; one son, Lonnie Tabor, and his wife, Judy, of Perkins; one daughter, Janice Tabor Rogers and her husband, Jerry, of Delhi, Calif; three grandchil- dren; 4 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Ethel Garner of Bakers- field, Calif. He was also survived by numerous nieces and neph- ews. He was predeceased by his parents, 5 brothers, 1 sister, 1 son, 1 daughter, and 1 grandson. Katie Thelma Kolb Funeral services for Katie Thelma Kolb were held at Strode Fu- neral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 26, 1996 with Pas- tor TonyArthur conducting the services. She died at the Stfllwater Nursing Home Monday, Dec. 23 at the age of 91. Burial' was at Sunset Memorial Gardens under the direction of Strode Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Calvary Assembly of God Building Fund, 2315 E. McElroy Rd., Stillwater, OK 74075. The daughter of Wesley T. and Mamie Ann (Cox) Marts, she was born at Glencoe, Okla. October 7, 1905 and attended school in the Pawnee area near her home. She spent nearly all tier life in this area except five years when she lived in California. A nurse and housewife, she enjoyed gardening, canning, and working in her church. She was married to Joseph Kolb, St. on May 27, 1926. He died November 23, 1991. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law: Pauline Imogen(; and Clarence E. Smith; two sons and daughters-in-law: Joseph Jr. and Jimmie L. Kolb, Stillwater; and Gerald Lee and Bonnie Kolb, Mabank, Tex.; four sisters and brothers-in-law: Margaret and Arthur O. Collins, Perry; Rosie Mae and Jack Sharp, Oklahoma City; Dorothy and Roy Norwine, Oklahoma City; and Bessie Schiner, Edmond. Grandchildren include: Fred Eugene Smith, Patricia Diane Smith The New Year chimed in at 12:01 a.m. with everyone wishing each Hall, Kathryn Ann Kolb Adair, Brenda Kay See, Darlene M, Kolb will be getting hay donated by Oklahoma farm- other a very happy New Year. Daughtery, Joe Tom C. Kolb, Sheri Lynn Kolb Br!dges, Janie dFerm Crisis Center, according to Wayne Allen, Our blessings in this life come from God; let,us thank Him forour Marlene Kolb, Darrel Aynes, David Aynes, John Lee Kolb, and Richard Rains, owner of DFE Trucking of Perkins, freedom and our country that is full of God s love. We can see it Frankie Xolb Hogg. ed histime and his truck to haul the hay to Texas everywhere. Tell someone you love them today. Casket bearers were grandsons and great grandsons. ted by local trucker John Bowyer..Members ofChristmas Saddened, for Carney Couple: C.L. "Lowell" Gunter l " L" " " , Funera servmes for C.. Lowell Gunter will be held at 2:00 p.m. Perkins Certified Cities announced that they were Bill and Edna Brown s Christmas was marred by fire and death Saturday, January 4, 1997, at Strode Funeral Home Chapel in Still- who want to become a part of the planning for Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Their home was burned water, with Rev. Ted Gibson conducting the services. Interment will *The Winfred Evans family was featured on the and Bill was burned over 90% of his body Tuesday night, Dec. 24, be at Tryon Cemetery in Try,n, Oklahoma. i Evans volunteer their time in adding to the suc- 1996. He was air transported to the Baptist Burn Center in Okla- Born in Tryon on January 12, 1918, to John & Icel (Lewis) Gunter, [ Taylorsville County Fair held every October. homa City, but passed away early Christmas morning. No one else he attended school at Prairie Gym Country School. He married !~ 1 after losing to Pawnee, 14 7. was hurt in the fire but a house pet, their dog, who was also burned Emogene Delores Miller on June 6, 1945. He worked for Perkins- the 1960s, Janet Wright of New Zealand and to death. Tryon and Carney area schools for 28 years as a school bus driver. 'Perkins, finally got to meet each other. Wright The Carney community wants to take this opportunity to extend Mr. Gunter was predeceased by his wife, parents, 3 sisters, and 1 .............. sincere sympathy to this family. A grateful thanks to Robert and brother. ................. Perkins recently. *The Perkins Board of Trust- Brenda Butler who opened up their home to Edna and her daugh- Survivors include two daughters, Judy and husband; Dale the park and recreation department after sev- ter, husband and young son who were all in the Brown's home when Newman, of Liberal, KS; Tammie and husband, Ned Kygar, of The trustees decided to advertise for a it caught on fire. Portales, NM; two sons, Homer L. Smith & wife, Sue, of Chandler; Corky Vick resigned. *David Sasser was named of The Month" by the Perkins Chamber of Committee. *The Demons are 4-1 after foe Coney Valley, 50-0. They will host powerful was on hand to enjoy the annual Harvest Fest. Services for Brown were Monday in the Carney Assembly of God Church at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be in Mississippi, where the Browns came from before moving to the Carney community. May God bless this family at this time in their lives. Christmas Visitors: Mrs. Arvilla Savage had all four of her children home for the Christ- and Gary W. Gunter and wife, Flora, of Fairview; ten grandchil- dren; and six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two broth- ers, R.L. Gunter of Cushing and Glen Watkins of Wichita, KS; and one sister, Wilma Louies Davis of Tryon." New Animal Control Officer-continued from page one Queen and Court were named. Homecom- mas holidays. Those enjoying the holidays were her son, Lee Roy ginia, have an 82-acre farm ("Peachtree Acres") near Perkins where Hall with attendants Rachel Perkins, Brandy Savage of Mesquite, Texas; his grandson, Weston of Irving, Texas; they raise cows, pigs, goats, geese, guineas:, rabbits, chickens, tur- _ Lcher, Sarah Eslinger, and Lori Moore. •They Mrs. Savage's three daughters, Elouise Carpenter of Oklahoma City; keys, various cats, and American Pit Bull Terriers for show, 10-0, but the Demons played Berryhill tougher than one of her sons, Lee Carpenter of Oklahoma City; and daughter reatual district winner played. Ginny Carpenter of Hayward, Calif.; Marcil!a Thayer and friend Prior to coming to work for the Town of Perkins she worked with aDepartment of Transportation (ODOT)announced Charles Boone of Del City, and Marcilla s daughter, Tammythe Humane Society of Stillwater as head animal caretaker. She anothermeetingregardingSH33reconstructionat ShoffstallofMoore;andPatSkaggs, oneofherdaughters, Mary hasc°ntinuedt°supplementhereducati°nwithreadingandw°rk-i Skaggs of Carney, and one of Pat s sons, Melvin Skaggs, and his ing closely with veterinary,,clinics, . qersity. *The Perkins Lions Club Annual Golf Tour- three children, Christopher, Courtney and Christene of Gainesville, Edwards warned that the leash law will now be strictly enforced, i at Cimarron Trails Golf Course was said to be the resulting in costly fees to citizens to retrieve their pets. She ex- rding to Chairman Jim Hyder. *Jo Atwood and Rick Texas; also Ashley Dali, Pat s granddaughter of Allen, Texas. Zen certificates of anoreciation for their efforts on the Max and Gwen Myers had their youngest son Rodney and his wife, plained that it's not only the enforcement of an ordinance, but it s *The Demons lost to'Nowata, 34-7, but can still make Leandra, of Houston, Texas as their Christmas visitors. They all Edwardsf°r the safetYexplained.Of the"They'reanimalS.not"l onlyhateatt°riskSeeofanimalsbeing runrUnover,l°°se'"but • went to the Myers' oldest son, Maxie's, who lives in Cushing, for the risk is greater for disease, and there are a lot of people out defeating Hominy next week. . , Christmas day. r 31st edition, The Perkins Journal publisnea a tea- Bob and Gerri Skaggs had their family for Christmas .gift opening there who steaI pets. It's a lot harder if they re fenced or kept on a and his 50 years of service to the commu- profession. *The Perkins Chamber of Com- meeting for those interested in the com- Emergency Service. *The Demons dropped to after losing to Hominy, 26-0. held a special dinner in honor of Veteran's candidate for State Senate, told the Perkins Would ask for a recount after losing the election by Democratic opponent Mike Morgan. *The announced that their annual Pork Chop would be held November 10. • Eddie Whitehead the front page. Whitehead was given the "Distin- from the OSU Department of Horticul- Architecture..The Annual Perkins Chamber of Perkins Masonic Lodge "Monster Mash" was said President Dr. Earnest Holloway told a group ODOT concerning reconstruction of SH33, *A large crowd was on hand at a Chamber to hear from Southwestern Bell representatives an Emergency 911 system. •The Perkins-Tryon the season at 4-6 after losing their final game to bIarvest Food Drive sponsored by the Perkins 4-H thanks in part to student at Perkins Elemen- brought in 2,635 items to the school which Perkins Neighborhood Ministries for distribution rally, open house and opening basketball :elebrate the opening of the new P-T gym- given a special thank you from school district for donating money to pay gym. They were Gary Crane, Ralph's Lynn Kinder, Payne County Bank; and Har- Whistle Stop and Cimarron Trails Golf Perkins Thanksgiving Supper sponsored by Alliance was held November 23. of Schools, was named the No- of the Month" by the Perkins Chamber of Paradise Florist and OiRs and dinner the Sunday before Christmas. Visiting Otis and Sue Hamilton and daughter, Misty, for the Christ- mas holidays was their oldest daughter, Amy Sanders, her hus- band Cam, and their son, Cole, of Crestview, Florida. Other holiday dinners and gift exchangings were held at the Farrish Porter home, Lewis and Cecilia McKey's, who had their son Dawane McKey of Portland, Oregon, and daughter, Naomi Brown and husband of Texas; the James Pickett home; and I'm sure many more. We are all thankful for every blessing that we can share with one another. Everyone have a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year in 1997. Let's make it a year to remember. God loves you and so do I. Take a Break for Breakfast: Waffles are very good for breakfast. Here is a good recipe: Waffle Hill Waffles 1-1/2 c flour 2/3 c yellow cornmeal 2 T sugar, 1 T baking powder 1/4 t salt 2 beaten eggs 1-1/2 c milk 1/2 c cooking oil In large bowl combine flour, sugar, cornmeal, baking powder and salt. Beat eggs, milk and oil together. Add to dry ingredients, beat just til! dry ingredients are moistened and batter is nearly smooth. Cook in pre-heated waffle iron until golden brown. Serves 6. (NOTE: the secret is the cornmeal!) chain." Basically the ordinance states that dogs "must be controlled"; that is, fenced in, kept on a leash, or visually controlled. Failure to com- ply results in a $20.00 impoundment fee plus $5.00/day upkeep. The animals are kept for five days, and if not claimed or adopted, are disposed of by the Perkins Y Clinic, with whom the Town of Perkins has a contract. If the animals are tagged, every effort will be made to contact the owner and notify them their animal has been picked up. Edwards said she also utilizes the Stillwater Rottweiler Rescue, who rescues pure-bred dogs and pays for thei÷ shots and spay/neutering costs, then tries to find them suitable homes. Edwards also said she is not sure residents are aware that ifa dog bites someone and the skin is broken there is a mandatory ten-day i: holding period for observation, regardless of current vaccinations, and must be performed by a licensed veterinarian. Thevet's charges are passed on to the owner when they claim their animal, t Occasionally, a mother and/or puppies fire picked Up, as in the l case of a female Cockerfrerrier mix she has right now. "We have three six-week old female puppies waiting to be adopted: one tan i~ with a black muzzle, one black Schnauzer:mix, and one dark brown puppy. Only the $20.00 fee will be charged." If interested, contact City Hall at 547-2855. Edwards encouraged Perkins residents to see to their pets' needs - "not just providing food and necessary shots, but keep them safe." DENTURES, PARTIALS & RELINES i/2 mile west on Freeman, next to Cimarron Bingo Casino, appointments & walk-ins welcome. HOURS: MON-FRI, 8:30AM-4:30PM I TODDWASSELI. LICENsEDDENTURIST 8.93-TEETH (938-3384)