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4-11111: PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, April 12, 2001 lMadison Grace Stiles i; i' L i % o; Ally and Carson Stites, Perkins, along with their par- ents, Ron and Tommy, are proud to announce the birth of their sister, Madison Grace Stiles. Madison was born Thursday, March 29, 2001 at 3:31 p.m., at Stillwater Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds 6 unces and was 21 inches long Her grandparents are Gerry and Patty Johnson, Perkins, and Rusty and Yvonne Stites, Morrison. Her great grandpar- ents are Amanda Sadler, Perkins, Gerald and Kathleen Johnson, Perkins, and Ruby Veit, Morrison. discusses g projects Journal Publisher The chamber is gearing up for the annual Town Wide Garage Sale and Town Wide Clean up events, set tot April 21 and April 28 respectively. It was reported that ads for the garage sale locator map have been placed in The Journal. Both private individuals and businesses can reserve ads on the map. The chamber is joining forces with other civir groups to get the trash picked up around town. Jolyne Carlson is coordinating the effort. Kendra Stanek reported that "Operation Thank You" is under- way. Chamber representatives wild be contacting Perkins business owners to learn their needs and find out if the chamber can help with those needs. Thirty-one teams have already signed up ibr the Annual Legis- lative Appreciation Golf Tournament. Kim Brady said that 34 teams is the goal for the tournament. Sponsorships of $100 per hole is still needed. Interested busi- ness owners may contact Stephanie Hyder or Stephanie Pool for more information. Patty Johnson surprised Kim Brady by awarding her the Citi- zen of the Month award. Johnson lauded Brady for her outstand- ing efforts involving chamber and other civic groups. "There's not been anything that I've asked her to do that she's not been Johnny-on-the-spot," Johnson said. Harland Wells reported that an outside company, Magnolia Graphics, was in town selling ads for a business directory, and giving erroneous information that the directory had been endorsed by tl e chamber and Perkins Main Street. Wells said this was untrue and urged members to be aware that the company representatives were using Chamber President Dan Johnson s business card without permission. The chamber and Main Street decided not to use the outside ........... company, and keep the money in Perkins I ms perKyjeuow zs m me yara ._ .. o,, ........... Yayne County Bank also offered to put stop payments on checks oj smer ana jun ,am on lvt .... h ........ .. to me company lot no c arge L nl:LsfaS ':g Newly elected Perkins Mayor Twila Longan spoke to the cbam- .... P ber and answered a few questions nappy aster. .... She told the group that she thinks the most pressing and impor- tant thing the new city commission will face will be getting the j._ ,, [position of city manager filled. ]Madison I)awn lurner [ Following the meeting, chamber members attended a ribbon [/v!a son Dawn Turner ar- [ cutting ceremony at Payne County Electrolysis. Jrive_d e ly op March 12, 200! ._1 .The next general membership meeting will be held at noon, t M ikcSihh j2 Li sda TghrT:r off I Thursday, April 19 at the Lions Club. ] -;[mi ia waeres"t l [ "hi GORDON CONSTRUCTION vaterna, great) Home Repair & Remodeling ' d re IS r o Decks - Privacy Fencing ~]grandparent is R.C. Turner of lStillwater. Maternal great- .[grandparents are Rueben and ] Betty Bowers of Bristow, Geri ]Shiplet of Tulsa and John and ]Cathie Rasberry of Eufala. Pa- I ternal aunt and uncle are Jeff I and Wendy Turner of Austin Rod Gordon 20 Years Experience 405-547-2745 Insured Perkins, OK Seniors. On a fixed income? I will figure out how to fix itll but she knows my independence." * Planned activ ti Call sigr t in bedr xml and I Hllage of Stillwate r Payne County Electrolysis holds ribbon cutting Vicki Branstetter, owner of Payne County Electrolysis, was recently joined Chamber of Commerce members for a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new business is located at 505 E. Highway 33. -Journal photo by Armstrongs to celebrate 50th A reception honoring Dale and Jane Armstrong on their fifieth wedding anniversary will be held at the Perkins First United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 22, 5-6:30 p.m. All of their friends are invited to come and celebrate with them. Coneys and cake will be served. Lawn & Garden Lawn Mowers Plumbing Paint Automotive Parts OPEN SATURDAYS 8 A.M. TO 1 Monday-Friday 8 am to 6 pm 111 South Main 547-2477 Thecouplehasrequestedthat DAVAll; Pfl AIITI3 0Jll there be no gifts. Ill /-/11 111/. I,/U U /APIk The church is located at 1005 54 E. Kirk in Perkins. 7-5477 or 547-2446 148 S. Main (Harris 66) J -IATED ] `99 Ford x-cab, quad door 33K I 99 Chevy x-cab, leather 44K - -- `98 GMC x-cab, 3rd door 47K CAR;CTL, EAHo STERY,' '9B Chevy Astro, price reduced 75K DRAPES [] '97 Suburban LT, one owner 45K TILE FLOORS '96 Chevy Blazer 891( WATER DAMAGE i] '96 Chevy 3/4 ton, V-8, auto$; RESTORATION `95 Chrysler Cirrus, one owner DAVID REED [lll ' `94 Jeep Cherokee, 79K '94 Blazer 4x4, 98K IICRC Certified U j Ford Tempo, priced to sell, 88K Master Cleaner H 91 Ford Explorer, 4x4, 4 dr 121 West Broadway -- . " .. ,. . Let us find the car or ptckup k..usnlng . ,, 918 22- 6222 Ii you have been looking fort. 7. ;~;;~';-~ ,~,~ ~! Ybe Pe'nkm i Htswntcat SpagZy, Inc. announces pubbcaTwn ov Peehns - A Pl.ace w call A Hlswl y Tbnouqb Tbe 2Orb Cenruey b Davu) assen Fearue n9 The pbowqnapby oF Here PeRkln$ - A Pl.a e TO Ca[[ Home PeRkins neWeST barony, an3 avaiLabLe To pubhc m Sevremben 2001. 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