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A6 - THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, January 13, 2011 Back Pa 13 to host open house ..... January is International meeting free of charge. To Open House Month for all find another local chapter, TOPS Club, I~c. (Take Off visit or call Pounds Sensibly) chapters. TOPS Headquarters at 800- QK 0013, SliUwater is host- 932-8677. ~b~g an open house event at 5: TOPS OK0013 on Jan. 7 and to 7:00 pm on Thursday had 13 TOP3 and 3 KOPS ~finuary 20, 2011at the Payne and 2 visitors in attendance. :County Health Depamnent in The biggest TOPS loser for Stillwater. TOPS, a nonprofit the week was Patty Pappan. organization, is eager to share The net loss for the chapter where the chapter meets and other information atx~t TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) please contact Patty Pappan at (405) 344-2683 or TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a nonprofit, noncommercial weight-loss support and well- ness education organization their messages of wellness for the 2010 year was 91.25 with thousands of associate ieducation and weight-loss pounds. Our new challenge, chapters in the United States support at a time when people "Break Jim'sBank" was fur- and Canada. Members (about are their New Year's ther explained and will begin 180,000 worldwide), learn " solutions for a healthier this month. The program for about nutrition, portion con- lifestyle, the evening was presented by trol, food planning, exercise, Community residents chapterleader, Jessie Malone, andmore, in weekly meetings. roughout the US and Canada and was about the many tools Weigh-ins, group feedback, are invited to visit their local at hand in order to reach and support help members TOPS meeting for affordable our weigh loss goals. Open achieve their goals. Founded suppoa following the renewed House date for the chapter in 1948, TOPS is the original i/lotivationthatcomeswiththis was ~ to January 20, weight-loss support organi- common New Year's resolu- 2011. The month ofJanuary is zation and its International i bn. Visitors are welcome 'qOPS Open House Month." Headquarters is located in to attend their first TOPS For furflcr information about Milwaukee, WI. December Students of the Month Perkins-Tryon Junior High students of the month for December are (I to r): 7th grade, Heather Hardnack; 8th grade, Alex Dougan; and 9th grade, Haley Breeden. Photo provided By Saan Hubbard larly for the most likely supply tested, with just as It is essential to closely An unusual taste, odor contaminants and conduct many recommended tests follow the directions pro- +or appearance of drink- additional tests if you sus- for those reasons, vided within in the kit. ing water is an obvious pect a particular contami- Contact your local Exten- "The water sample that indication of its lack of nant," Peek said. sion office for sample bot- you submit to the lab is uality. However, how do There are many reasonsties and details on drawing only as good as you make you know if what you are that one would choose to the water sample and get-' it," Peek said. "Also, make drinking is safe if these have their drinking water ting it to the laboratory, sure to label the sample." Signs are not so obvious? "A glass of water may Carney Elementary School News contain dissolved miner- als, organic compounds Or even live organisms," Our elementary PK-7 said Gina Peek, Oklahoma Student of the Month for State University coop- January is Halley Helfen- erative Extension design, bein a kindergarten student. housing and merchandis- She received a $5 shopping ing specialist. "Some of card, one free admission to these materials, if present any regularly scheduled baU- in very small amounts, game, a free food item, anda are no problem for drink- drink from the concession. ing water. Other materials, The Star Reading contest however, may be serious is speeding along. The top health risks." readers this month are Abi While theEnvironmen- Mclnturff from kindergar- tal Protection Agency has ten, Beth Donovan from rules in place for vigorous 2nd-grade, and Malachi testing ~and disinfecting+ Davis from 6th-grade. Each for public water supplies, received one free admission these regulations h01d no to any regularly scheduled weight with private wells, ballgame, a free food item, "If you get your water and a drink from the eonces- from a private well, it's sion. Twenty-six students your own responsibility to also earned achievement monitor its quality," said awards for reaching their Peek. "There are some goals in the monthly Read- tests that you need to have ing contest. done on an annual basis." Students are also pro- gressing through their Accelerated Math timed Many of the health-related water quality problems for well owners comes from chemical use or waste dis- posal nea the well, poor well construction and maintenance, proximity of septic tanks and severe drought o +flooding. "You need to protect the well and +well head from contamination," Peek said. "Don't store any fer- tilizers, chemicals, paints or agricultural products near it." Even placing flowers or plants around a well head to cover it up can cause problems because not only will the fertilizers contam- inate the water supply, but it will be difficult to make monthly inspections to look for cracks and broken areas of the well head. "The only way to be certain your water supply is safe is to test it regu- Sasser Company Antiques Gifts Collectibles 147-8. Main Perkins 547-5298 Layaway Gift Registry Gift tests. Twenty-two students through Box Tops will be earned achievement awards used to support various for reaching their goals in the elementary projects during Math contest, the school year. Anyone The elementary students are who would like to donate collecting Box Tops again Box Tops for Education this year. The top collectors may drop them off at the this month were the sixth- Central Office in the Main grade class with 200 Box building or send them with Tops, The money earned any student to school. 321 N Main Perkins, OK (405) 612-4104 Dentures - Partials - Relines - Repairs Opening for Business Jan. 10, 2011 Call NOW for, If you need a consumer, commercial or real estate loan, we're ready to lend you money! We have money to lend, @ 830 N. Main Street Perkins (405) 547.1199 5 pm rdayg::a Noon Ddve4hruHours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 7:30 a.m. to Noon Member January_ 18-2L 2011 Monday - No School Tuesday breakfast: Oatmeal muffin squares or cereal with toast, sausage link, juice and milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, peaches, lemon cake, gravy, and milk. Wednesday breakfast: English muffin with egg/cheese or cereal with toast, juice and milk. Lunch: Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, fruit cocktail, crackers, and milk. Thursday breakfast: Cinnamon roll or cereal with toast, sausage patty, juice and milk. Lunch: Taco pie, black eyed peas, pears, and milk. Friday breakfast:. Sausage gravy or cereal, biscuit, juice and milk. Lunch: Pepperoni pizza, corn Ambrosia fruit salad, and milk. Today's Weather : i113 1ii7 4 ,/24 MostJy sunny. Highs in the low 40S and lows in the mid 20s, Sunrise: 7:38 AM Sunset: 5:35 PM 40120 Mix of sun and clouds+ Highs tn the uppe~ 40s and lows in the upper 20s. Sunrise: 7:38 AM Sunset, 5:36 PM 56/33 Plenty of sun. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 30s Sunrise: 7:38 AM Sunset: 5:37 PM tZ 51130 49/26 Partly Occasional cloudy. H|ghs In tha low 50s and l Highs in the lows in the [ upper 40s low 30s, I and lows in t tt~e mid 20s. Sunrise: [ Sunrise: 7:38 AM ! 7:37 AM Sunset: ! Sunset: 5:38 PM 1 5:39 PM Oklahoma At A Glance Area Cities Antlers 42 26 ptsunny Oklahoma City 45 28 rest sunny Ardmore 40 24 rest sunny Okmulgee 42 27 mst sunny BadJesvi.e 39 21 rest sunny Pauts Valley 44 28 rest sunny BrokenBow 41 25 ptsunny Perry 43 25 mstsunny Ciaremore 37 22 rest sunny Sallisaw 38 24 mst sunny CordeU 46 26 rest sunny Sapulpa 38 24 rest sunny Duncan 44 27 mst sunny Shawne~ 44 27 rest sunny El Reno 43 26 mst sunny Snyder 47 26 mst sunny Elk City 46 26 rest sunny ~t~r 44 24 rest sunny Enid 43 26 mst sunny Tahlequah 36 23 rest sunny Guymon 49 24 rest sunny Tulsa 38 24 mst sunny Lawto~ 46 24 rest sunny Watenga 44 26 rest sunny McAloster 39 26 mst sunny WsetherfoKI 45 27 mst sunny Miami 38 22 rest sunny Wewoka 43 27 rest sunny Muskogee 35 22 rest sunny Woodward 45 23 rest sunny National Cities nt~ 31 18 sunny Mteneapolts19 12 .sn shower Boston 3t 15 snshow~r NewYork 28 16 ptsurmy Chicago 22 16 ptstmnyPhoenix 68 44 sunny Dallas 43 32 pt sunny San Francisco 60 52 rain De~ver 54 33 pt sunny Seattle 50 48 rain Houston 5t 36 cloudy St Louis 25 21 cloudy Los Angeles 7t 51 rest sunny W~'=hingtoo, DC 32 22 rest sunny Miami 66 49 cloudy Moon Phases iii i FIll ] I I I First Full Last New Jan 12 ' Jan 19 Jan 26 Feb 3 UV Index ii Thu Fri Sat Sun Moo 1/13 1114 111 5 1/16 1/17 Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate The UV Index is measured on a 0- tl number scalo, sk~With ~e~x~.tJV Index show~ the ~d for 0reset 0 ~:ii!i~-~ 1 "1 ~010 American Profile Hometown Content Service + " ..... .,., ..... , . .