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I; |fit -r c* and Views of The Cimarron Valley" 111 II I III I I Ill II I III III I I I II li RII I I II I PERKINS JOURNAL 77, NO. 20 PERKINS, PAYNE COUNTY OKLAIIOMA, 71059 APRIL 20, 1967 Drive To Perkins High School Bob Evans Joins 2; KSPI Announce Calls Thralls of Rt. 3, was elected the Payne County at a meeting Evangel- Church. CWS Field Rep- Oklahoma and With Rev. Thralls, Rev. Sidney Da- they worked Way to let CROP County. regulay method and teams, County has per- state and nat- of Church World a one day day. The county and the KSPI radio COOperating in this will be anno- will take from the Christ- Payne County who With the increasing the world, They gtop hunger. These will call into a and these re- recorded and then at KSPI every May 2. goal for Payne h160.00. of Cushing have grow under their We raised $I,660.00 These Cush- dlenge the young Payne County meet or beat CROP has provided SUpPlies worth more one-half million through Church In addition. to CROP have paid and distribution donated foods va- than $69 million. man for the Per- Van Nickels, Attends Scholastic Contest In Edmond Twenty Perkins High School sludents participated in a schol- astic tournament on the Central Slate College in Edmond last Saturday. This annual scholastic contest attracts more than 2,500 students from over 100 high schools in the state. The students are challenged with tests in the var- ious subject matter they are en- tered in. The following are the students that attended, and the subject entered Ninth grade English, Ranay Crabs and Elaine Coate; 9th grade math, Mike Manke and Bob Evans; general science, Charles I-iel and David Wall. Those participating in. com- mercial subjects were: Typing one, Donna Emerson and Mar- ilyn Brixey; Typing two, Pat Coate and Kathy Himes; short hand, Marilyn Brixey and Bar bara Caldwell. Others were: American His- tory, Randy Hall; drafting, Jim Bowyer; algebra two, Roy Wall; Latin one, Bob Story; .biology, Midge Graves and Tom Emer- son; chemistry, R.L. Westfall and and Betty Hamilton. Cecil Acuff, high school prin- cipal, accompanied the students to Edmond. " . Naaai Lore, Mrs. Viv- inn Fowble, Mrs. Jean Mcllvain. Mrs. Lola Willis, Mrs. Susan Bales, Mrs. Evelyn Cruse, Mrs. Sue Crane, Mrs. Eva Harral, Mrs. Lodene Mercer and Mrs. Ethel Frame all attended the bowling tournament in Tulsa Saturday and Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Smith and girls, Linda and Peggy, spent the weekend in Layette visiting Mrs. Smith's parents. ::: ::: ::: B. A. Brixey and Mrs. Jack: Flynn of Hooker. Okla., landed their small plane 'in Harvey Brixeys pasture Sunday after- noon They visited awhile be- fore taking off for Amarillo. They had stopped in Oklahoma City and visited friends and 1 elati,,es. Accepts : schools Position Perkins band dir- ge las( three years, the ban(I direclors ,he Newkirk Public for the '6-'68 located north of Potl- a larger school and !tep up in the band erehee. The New- call for band hile the Perkins job and insl- nlbination. lwo year il University afler Lawton High finished hi.s teree from College, Edmond, on graduate level : and CSC. Word :{ on a grant _'rn Colle/e ard for this sunamer. Wife, Karen, and Sons will probabh" Perkins mil the\\;" lOVe 1o Ne\\;vkirk at SUnlll) (21.. Kil F('ll in the Vassar In Forming New Newspaper Corp. The announcement was made the past week of a corporation of several western Oklahoma newspapers, involving a former publisher of the Perkins Journal. The Great American News Co. Inc., of which Bob Evans is vice president, general manager, and s(ockholder, purchased news- papers in Selling, Viol, and Lee- dey. Plans call for a commer- cial job printing plant and other newspapers to be added to the company in the near future. The other major stockholder of the corporation is Earnest Ho- berecht, who has been a vice- president of United Press In- ternational (UPI) and involved in other business enterprizes. Evans, who sold the Perkins Journal to Roland Sodowsky in 1959, has been publishing the Dew.ey County News in Selling since that time. He is remem- bered in Perkins as being an ac- tive civic worker and has helped to promote Selling to be one of the outstanding towns in western Oklahoma. One of the mai n objectives of the newly formed corporation is to give the communities a paper that will help promote theix area without the mechanical problems of most small town newspapers. These plans call for a centralized production plant in Selling, with all the newsapers having a home operated news staff. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Lacy are the paeents of Yvonne, Bob's wife. The Evans have two children, Joel and Lacy. JITNEY SUPPER SET The Elm Grove Cemetary As- sociation is having a jitney SUp- per on Saturday, April 29. All funds go Ior the upkeep of the Cemetery. Area V0cati0nal-Tech School Election To Be Held May 9 After many months of hard work by people interested in vocational-technical education in Payne County, a meeting Man, day evening with the Perkins Board of Education revealed that the State Board for Vocat- ional Education has approved an election to decide whether the local district wants to take ad- vantage of government /unds allotted for this cause. John Hopper, a representative of the State Board of Vocational Education, explained that a dis- trict comprised of Payne, Creek, Pawnee and Lincoln counties had been approved as a district to pool their local funds and stu- dents to organize a school with a capital outlay of one million EDEN CHAPEL AND   METHODIST TO HAVE SUNDAY EVE MEETING There will be a Union Service with the Methodist and Eden Chapel E.U.B. Churches this Sunday evening at 7:30. The services will be in the Perkins Methodist Church. Ross McLennen, director of Sooner Alcohol-Narcotics Edu- cation, (SANE), will give a talk that should be interesting to both teenagers and adults. Cancer Drives Has Two Weeks Left The Cancer drive is going into its last two weeks for this year, If anyone was overlooked when the workers came around to the homes or wish to make a dona- tion leave it with Mrs. Dickey Lore at the Big General Store or with Mrs. Joe Hastings at the Payne County Bank. NOTICE All persons interested in ])lay- ing or helping with the Perkins Merchants baseball team are asked to meet at the high school baseball diamond at 2:30 Sunday afternoon. dollars. Such schools are now succe- fully operating in the areas o Ardmore, Duncan, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa. held in the Perkins school lunch room Tuesday, May 9, from The election, which will be 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., will ask the fol- lowing: "Shall the territory compris- ing this school district be includ- ed in an Area School District that will provide vocational and- or technical education for secon- dary students, and adults, and-or other eligible students; said Area School District to be est- eblished, maintained and operat- eel as provided by Section 9B, Article 10, Oklahoma Constitu-- lion? This election is not asking for a mill levy, but is entitling the Perkins school district to be in-- eluded in the organization which will elect its own vocationa Board of Education from four zones within the approved dis-, trier. This board will then study the problems of a site, and estimate costs. After this phase is ac- complished, the board deducts all matching funds and is then able to determine a prolaosed tax levy. The estimated levy for ihe Vo-Tech. district is only to be about three mills. The facil- ities gained from the proposition lrom these three mills would never be obtained for any one of the area schools envolved, but 'by pooling resources it is possible. This proposed school wouldnot only teach our junior and senior grade studenLq highly echnicaI skills, such as electronics, appli- ance repair, food services, and others (subject to be decided by Vo-Tech Board). but will also be open for night school to ad- ults. All of these areas of educat- ion are needed in business, and our present universities are not geared to handle the big demand of vocational training that is needed to keep up. The official notice of this el- ection can be found in another part of this Lsue. More in- formation will be available in laer issues of the Journal on /his prodosa l. ll l ; (, I-,CtIILtO btOO'v'( are |ion}l|([ lTlcY, cll, |'(rtlll,-i (}i'al[c C|l(lill pl'llkclpat, allO !lrlrS. ]lsfltlt Chesney, first grade teacher, examining the schools new tape-recorder and listening center. The recorder and headphone sets were recent purchases under Title I11 from government funds. Irs. Chesney uses the li'stening center in teaching reading a, nd phonics The listening arols were built by Cecil Sehaffer, school custodian NOTICE Aecordln to the Town of Perkins orflitmuee, eitizen .re required to have their dogs va(.t.il;|tet atl{! a town license Durehased each year, The deadliJe for the licen- sing is April 30, 1967. Any dags not wearing a current license after this da will be picked up, held in the do pound, and if not claimed will he destroyed. 2"he town licence fee Is $1. fr male do. ;fir female To obtain: the* town the owner must present a cer- tificate of vaccination from a veterinarian to the city clerk at the city hall. Otto Wood Ilayor IIII IIIIIII III I ,