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January 4, 1973

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SECOND SECTION The Perkins Journal, Thursday, January 4, 1973 i 5 mElEE JANUARY Johnny Payne elected to Perkins-Tryon School Board. College students make all A's--Marilyn Brixey Wells, Bobby Story and David Hall. Lions have 22nd anniversary dinner. Charter members pre- sent included: R. V. Clark, Elmo Barnes, Delbert Butler, Galen HOlslnger, John Baker and Paul Evans. FEBRUARY Many people from Payne County attended the Farmers Union State Convention. Perkins-Tryon band gets new uniforms. Brian Spillars was re-hired as Principal for Perkins-Tryon School. MARCH Burt's Jewelry Store in Perkins was robbed. Perkins-Tryon meat judging teams wins seven trophies at Enid. Perkins-Tryon band performs in district music contest at Tonkawa. Sadie Hawkins Day at Perkins-Tryon High School. Mayor Erwin resigns after five years of service. APRIL Bob Story among the top 10 atjOklahoma State University. Perkins-Tryon Meat Judging team are state champions. MAY FFA Slave Sale brings $3,500. Jack Vassar named Small Businessman of the Year. Steven Cundiff, Pat Mankee and Renee Shaffer named valedic- torians at Perkins-Tryon high school. Graduation exercises held. JUNE Nancee Ewlng elected officer at Girl's State. Perkins-Tryon cheerleaders attend clinic at Tahlequah. Movie filmed in Perkins Care. JULY Fourth of July fireworks and rodeo Perkins Jaycee dissolve as an organization. Keith Mackey purchases Cimarron Auto Supply. Rlpley hires Billy Childers as superintendent. Tryon Bank is robbed. AUGUST SChool starts. Dr. John Doyle purchases Perkins Vet Clinic. Lynn McBride takes oath for Judge of Perkins. Eric Davis and Jim Edwards purchases Perkins Y Livestock Auction. City PUrchases new police car. Ellen Dickson selected Outstanding Young Woman in Ameri- ca. All Payne County encumbents win in Primary election. Imogene Hall competes for Oklahoma Dairy Princess. Mr. and Mrs. Rich Grimm observe 50th wedding anniversary. SEPTEMBER Payne County Fair held in Stlllwater. Miss Belinda Story competes for State FFA Sweetheart. Construction begins on the New Payne County Bank. Old Settlers Day Parade and Rodeo held. OCTOBER Police Chief Mel Lovin leaves Perkins. Perkins y Livestock Auction has record sale. Mrs. Dewey Bartlett visits Perkins. erkins-Tryon FFA wins gold medals at Judging Contest held in Kansas City. Food Stamps go into effect. NOVEMBER M!ss Valinda Mcilvain is crowned 1972 Football Queen. P*u'red Overholt wins another term as County Commissioner. ~S-Tryon Alumni banquet is held. .. alnwell takes over Payne-Catlett station. Roy Crabs retires from Postal Department after 26 years of service. DECEMBER ~[ty of Perkins receive $3,184 in revenue sharing. 2.4~se~on:Tryon boys basketball have 4-2 seasOn; girls have T?tyn.Ctmcil Works on ordinances and rezoning. rares Gene White to Perkins Police force. Mrs. Roy Courtright Photo: Bill Cross Zetterberg. Courtrlght Exchange Vows Mr. and Mrs. Roy Allen Courtright will establish ahome in Ayer, Mass., following their wedding which was held Friday, December 29, 1972, at 7 p.m. in the Mehan Union Church. Rev. Logan Hargrove officiated. The bride is the former Miss Karen Anne Zetterberg, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Zet- terberg, Perkins. The groom is the son of Mrs. Marvin Hatfield, and Don Courtright, both of StUlwater. For her wedding the bride chose a gown of white brocade satin. Her illusion veil was at- tached to a pearl tiara. Honor attendants were Miss Debbie Loewecke, Schaumburg, Ill., and Rlcky Burton, Perkins. Others in the wedding party were Miss Rhonda Taylor, Cushing; Miss Pamela Eiken- barry, Norman; and Richard Kennedy, Ripley. Others attending the couple were Miss Susie Courtright, Jim Courtright and Dennis Courtright, Stillwater; David Zetterberg, Dick Zetterberg, brothers of the bride, and Steve Zetterberg of Perkins. A reception followed at the home of the bride's parents. The groom is with the Army Security Agency at Ft. Devens, MaSS, Perkins residents have Holiday guests Visitors in the John Williams home Christmas and the follow- ing week were: Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Lay of Houston, Texas; Mrs. Velma Riley and Mr. and Mrs. James Dunn and sons Michael and Lyndell, also Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Westfall and sons Samuel and Stanley, all of Owasso. Others calling were Mrs. Lo- veil Wells and her grandsons Brad and Brian Wells of Tulsa; Mrs. Harley Miller of Route 4, Sttllwater and her son-in-law, Pete Petty of Arkansas, John's sister, Edna Miller and Mrs. Anderson of Stillwater; also Olive Hall and Opal Ches- more. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph ~aught- er and son Dale returned to their home in Eugene, Oregon Tuesday after a weelds visit in several area homes. Their ar- rival on Christmas Day was a complete surprise. Those attending a dinner in honor of the Slaughters were Mrs. Minnie Devine, Mrs. Ethel White, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Paxton, Bob and Denise, Mr. and Mrs. Myron German, Mau- rice and Morris, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford McKaughan, Brenda, Doris and Junior, Mr. andMrs. Everett Dean, all of Stillwater. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Dean, John and Jim. Mr. and Mrs. ,Mike Frazier and Tara, from Cushing. Mr. and Mrs. John Dean, Barbara, Debble, Judy and Kim, Perkins. Mr. andMrs. Carl Pa~on, Tulsa. The Slaughters visited with Mr. and Mrs. Ed Dean, Pawnee, Monday night. Visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Bower during the Christmas and New Year's holidays were their children. Their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Thompson of Stillwater and their son, Mr. and Mrs. Do G. Bower of Norman. Also three grandchildren: Mr. and Mrs. Roger Thompson and son Duke of Stlllwater, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Rains of Shawnee and Mrs. Russell Harper and daughter Palge Leigh of Grand Prairie, Texas. Also a niece and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Stearns and daughter Susan of Edmond. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Lay went to Owasso on Christmas Day to visit his mother and sister and family, the Ted AI- llsons. They visited inthe home of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Heard and son Brian at Tulsa, too. Mrs. Dave Abernathy, and daughter Betty Ann and Dennis Harrell of Pittsburg, Texas, were weekend visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Emerson. Mrs. Joe Holman and Mr. and Mrs. Kendall Holman of Paden were Sunday visitors in the Em- erson home. New Year's Eve supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Martin were Mrs. Dave Aber- nathy and daughter, Betty Ann of Pittsburg, Texas, Dennis Harrell of Plttsburg, Texas, Mrs. Joe Holman and Mr. and Mrs Kendall Holman of Paden. Also Daisy Holbrook, Nora Holbrook, Noah Baker and John, Forrest Holbrook, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Rob- ert L Hert of Stillwater, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Holbrook and Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Emerson. 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