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4 Sections 24 Pages iiiii!iiiiiiiiil Coun00 's Oldest Newspaper A development company that wants to rezone land the former Washington School building sits on will get another chance when the matter goes before the City Council Thursday evening. Representatives from the Washington School Alumni Association objected to the rezone because they view the building as a historic landmark. Stillwater Journal Page A1 SPORTS Conference Wins Eamed By P-T Teams Perkins-Tryon's Lady Demons and Demons began the 66 Conference portion of the season last Friday night with wins at Holdenville. The Lady Demons won 55-46 while the Demons rolled to a 51- 36 verdict. Page B1 ;ALENDAR Got calendar items? Entail them to @fflejoumaloiccom Jan 19, 11 a.m.- Oklahoma Territorial Plaza Trust meeting, Vassar Community Center Jan 19, noon - Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce meeting, Vassar Community Jan 23, 6-8:30 p.m. - Monday Music Night, Perkins Senior Citizens Center, 114 E. Kirk Jan 24, 7 p.m. - Perkins Masonic Lodge #92 meeting, 915 E. Kirk Jan 25, noon - Perkins Lions Club meeting, Holsinger Lions Den Jan 25, 7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting, Perkins Lions Den Jan 30, 6-8:30 p.m. - Monday Music Night, Perkins Senior Citizens Center, 114 E. Kirk Feb !, noon - Perkins Lions Club meeting, Holsinger Lions Den Feb 1,7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting, Perkins Lions Den Feb 2 - Groundhog Day Feb 2, noon - Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce meeting, Vassar Community Pet shelters receive donations Perkins Veterinary Clinic staff presented Christmas Angel Tree donations of supplies and funds to Cats Are Treated Special (CATS) and Perkins Animal Shelter last week. Shown with the supplies are (from left) Betty Ottaway, Lori Hoover (clinic business manager), Katharine Wall, Dr. Wendy Murray, April Whitehead (clinic receptionist). Photo by Cindy Sheets building fund. The donation to CATS will be used for spay/neuter costs and other veterinary services. Hoover said the Angel donation program worked so well the clinic will con- tinue to operate it through- out the year. Donors can make a cash contribution of one dollar or more, which will be posted at the clinic office in the form of paw print cards. "All money stays local and is used for the build- ing fund, vet services, and spay/neuter services," Hoover said. She noted the clinic provided seven spay/ neuter services for CATS and Perkins Animal Shelter during the past week. For more information, call Perkins Veterinary Clinic at (405) 547-2442, or drop by the clinic, which is located at 11016 S. Perkins Road. Stillwater couple jailed on drug charges By Cindy Sheets Contributing Writer Perkins Veterinary Clinic and Dr. Wendy Murray last week presented cash and supplies to two local pet shelters. "For the past four or five years we've had a 'Doggie Angel Tree,'" clinic recep- tionist April Whitehead said. She explained that during the Christmas season, clinic clients were given the opportunity to donate pet supplies or cash for the local shelters. Items collected at the clinic or in drop boxes throughout town include blankets, shampoo, food, treats, blankets, leashes, storage containers, and paper towels. Dr. Wendy Murray matched money donations for each shelter, clinic business manager Lori By Patti Weaver Joumal Correspondent An ex-convict --who served time for conspiracy to commit assault and battery with intent to kill -- and his girlfrie:l have been charged wi!l cultivating marijuana at their bottles of plant nutrients and growth stimulator, along with a five-gallon bucket contain- ing a large amount of loose green leafy substance, the affidavit alleged. In the laundry room, strings were tied wall to wall near the ceiling from which were four large bud stalks from marijuana plants hanging and drying, the affidavit alleged. Three more bud stalks were on an upper shelf in the laundry room, the affidavit alleged. In the master bedroom was $800 in cash, most of which was in $100 bundles, the affi- davit alleged. Inside a cabinet in the bedroom were 12 marijuana plants, each about eight inches tall, the affidavit alleged. Found in the bathtub in the master bathroom was one large plastic tub with five thriving marijuana plants in small round rocks with their root systems submerged into water, the affidavit alleged. There were two large fluores- cent fights above the tub, the affidavit alleged. "In a shelf above this were several (excess of 50) bottles of different types of root stimulator growth nutrients, etc. Bags of bone meal and bat guano and other fertilizers were noted. Next to the sink, in a plastic drawer system was one log book with handwrit- ten notes depicting strains of marijuana, effects and yields of growth," the affidavit alleged. When Gonzalez was later questioned, "Nathaniel admit- ted that he has been growing marijuana at his house for a few months. He stated that he and Kendra like to smoke. Nathaniel also advised that the blotted stamps in the freezer were 'acid' that he and some INDEX ages containing 23 blotted perforated papers identified as LSD by the three drug inves- tigators present, the affidavit alleged. Also in the kitchen were Church .................. C3 Classifieds ...... ,..IB4-B5 Comics .................. B6 Entertainment., .... C2 Farm & Ranch, i:,,, S6 History ........... . ...... A5 Obituaries ........... A2 .... I Homecoming Royalty Public Records $2 ' ' '"' I The 2012 Perkins-Tryon High School Wrestling Homecoming Queen will be crowned during School A3 n t " .............. "" I the dual with Tecumseh Tuesday, Ja . 24. The ma ch begins at 6:00 p.m. with coronation at Seniors ................. C4 I 5:30 p.m. Wrestling royalty includes (I to r): Oakley Windiate, junior attendant; Robyn Simma, Sports ................. B1-B4 I senior queen candidate; Shelby Elwood, senior queen candidate; Rachel Dobbs, senior queen I candidate; and Lauren Frazier, sophomore attendant. Journal photo by David Sasser THE JOURNAL IIIIJI!I!I!!III!IU ! ! Ill Ill Hoover said. As a result, Perkins Animal Shelter and Cats Are Treated Spe- cial (CATS) each received $209, which was presented to shelter director Katharine Wall and CATS director Betty Ottaway on Friday, Jan. 13. Wall said the cash will go into the animal shelter's Craig Stephens (center) of Tulsa recently donated a large :canvas print of Frank "Pistol Pete" Eaton posing with members of his family for display in the Eaton Home at the Okla- homa Territorial Plaza. The piece of art was created by Brent Burk of Tulsa. Stephens is shown with his parents, Wendell and Donna McGuire Stephens, during the presentation at the Eaton Home, Wednesday, Jan 11,2012. Journal photo by David Sasser Eaton Artwork Donated rural Stillwater residence and assorted drug counts including possessing LSD with intent to distribute. Nathaniel David Gonzalez, 31, who got out of prison in 2006, remains jailed on $100,000 bail on a six-count charge including possession of a rifle and shotgun after a former felony conviction. He is due to retum to court Feb. 6. His girlfriend, Kendra Jean Jackson, 31, was initially jailed on $50,000 bail, but she was geleased Friday after her bond was reduced to $7,500 cash, court records show. She is due to return to court Feb. 6. The couple were arrested after Payne County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel Nack obtained a search warrant for Gonzalez's residence in the 7700 block of N. Perkins Road in rural Stillwater on Jan. 10, court records show. No one was home that morn- ing when the deputy, along with Deputies Gregg Russell, Brandon Meyers and Rachel Savory, and state narcotics bureau agent Chad Johnson, searched the residence where Jackson's five-year-old daugh- ter and her 1 t-year-old son also live, according to Nack's affidavit. "The house was in a state of disarray and marijuana and pipes were present throughout the house in reach of small children," Nack alleged in his affidavit. Found in the living room were more than 20 smok- ing pipes, two small baggies with residue that field-tested as methamphethamine, a marijuana grinder, a bag of children's medication, half of a Xanax bar, three assorted pills, marijuana and two long guns described as a .22-caliber Stevens rifle and a 12 gauge Stevens shotgun, the affidavit alleged. In the kitchen were a glass smoking pipe about three feet tall, a set of digital scales, mari- juana" a pill bottle with assorted pills and inside the freezer ten individually-wrapped pack- Powered by friends got at a festival," the affidavit alleged. Most items of marijua- na and drug paraphemalia in the house were completely See DRUGS, Page A2