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PAGE 6 -- The Perk/as Journal Thursday, May 17, 1984 Obviously, every Hawxby. ' minute of Stacy's time Van is the son of Keith cannot be spent in service and Virginia Hawxby and to P-T. In her free time, has attended P-T schools she enjoys reading, wat- for the past 10 years. ching OSU basketball,Van's father inspired him water skiing, swimming, the most by "pushing me riding horses and yes, to do better when I didn't avvn day dreaming. Eddie want to," said Van. Murphy, Sly Stallone and Van has been in the P- Michael Jackson on "All T Who's Who for 2 years My Children?" This and has received the unlikely combination Oklahoma History would put Stacy's Award. V an's favorites favorite comedian, are purple, T-shirts, favorite actor and t burgers, trombones, sax- STACY THURMAN favorite singer together in aphones, exotic sports By Daryn Casey her favorite soap opera, cars and Michele Bates. One couldn't help being Other favorites for Stacy Van also enjoys cruising, amazed after watching include the color burgun- long walks, being with Stacy Thurman. On any dy, the book, "Gone With himself and being with given day, Stacy might the Wind," and seafood, his favorite person. have a student senate A broken arm while Van saysthathis most meeting, or an NHS playing the "awesome" lifeshaping event was his meeting. She might be Mulhall-Orlando softball first day of kindergarten writing forthenewspaper team is the source of and his most memorable or practicing softball., Stacy's most embarrass- moment was the Class of And while Stacy is busymg moment. ' 85's sophomore class par- doing any number of If she could change the ty. Van's advice to extracurricular activities, school she would add bet- underclassmen is, "Be she maintains a high ter facilities, a new gym, cool and play nice during grade point average a pool, a track, etc.--"In high school, you have which has kept her on the other words, we'd be plenty of time to party superintendent's or prin- RICH!" later." If Van could do it cipal's honor roll for most Stacy plans to attendall over again he would of her high school career. Oklahoma State Universi- "study more and getmore Responsibility does, ty and study physicalinvolved." sometimes, lead to worry, therapy. Van's plans for the If she could start all over Because funds are a lit- future include attending again, Stacy would take tle short to dedicate the OSU and majoring in things a little less serious- Stacy Thurman Gym- ' whatever looks good." ly. "Go for it and have a nasium, we at the When asked what he b" -v" lasL. is the wisdom "Demon Dispatch"would would like to will he Stacy leaves for posterity, like to dedicate our replied, "I will my Stacy's parents are Dr. sincere wish of success to favorite pencil to my little . Wes and Sharon Thur- Stacy. GOOD LUCK! brother, Alan." man. The Thurmans mov- ed to Perkins from TOBY HUDSON Mississippi when Stacy Toby Hudson, son of was in third grade. Had Lora and Troy Hudson, they stayed in Mississip- has attended P-T schools pi, the Class of '84 would for 8 years. have had only one head Toby's pastimes are go- cheerleader, and a dif- ing to rock concerts and ferent senior class vice- riding motorcycles. His president. Someone else favorites are listening to would have been various types of music. freshman class president When asked of his most and Elaine in "Arsenic embarrassing moment he and Old Lace." The merely replied, "It's too Who's Who Prettiest embarrassing to talk Smile and Most Spirited VAN HAWXBY about." ~ Honors would have gone Band, National Honor His advice to to anotherdeserving "Society, FYS, Rowdy underclassmen is short Luckily for P-T, tgil s are a few but says Row and VMYF logical. He "go scenario never took place, of the actiVities of Van to all of your classes and III III I I I I II IU I I I I CLARKSON-- OAKDALE NEWS By Belle Whitmore Eugene Bucke is recuperating at home after a recent heart attack. Mrs. Charles Ottaway is back again in the St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City. She 'seems to be improving. Alvis Moorman is in the Stillwater Medical Center. He has been a pa- tient there since May 2nd. He is now receiving an- tibiotics and hopes to be home before long. Coyle School will 'be finished for this year Fri- day. Graduation is Tues- day. There are 22 graduates. Judith Har- shman is Valedictorian. There will be a work day at Oak Dale Thurs- day, May llth and the following Sunday after- noon, May 20th. Mr. and Mrs. Levi Goad have been house guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Whitmore. The Whitmores and Lulu Moore met them at the Will Rogers airport Wednesday. They left Saturday via bus to visit Levi's mother in Haileyville. The Goads live in San Diego, California. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Priess Sr. and Mrs. Dat Eckman were Mother's Day guests of Mrs. Annie Priess and daughters in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. Minnie Thomas passed away in Guthrie Sunday morning. She had been a patient in the Guthrie Nursing Center for several years. Minnie lived most of her good life in Clarkson and Oak Dale communities. Her hus- baud'John Thomas and two sons predeceased her. She is survived by Leon Thomas of Coyle, Joan of Oklahoma City and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and a daughter-in-law Marie Thomas of Coyle. She was a wonderful pioneer. Always good to everyone and especially the ill and ones in need of help. We will always remember her as a good Samaritan and a charter member of the Home Builders Ex Club. Burial will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Clarkson cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Whitmore were Mother's Day guests in the Vern Van Bebber home, Chandler, Oklahoma. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kessingor and Ty, of Oklahoma City were also guests. Vern had been a patient last week in Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City, but is able to be back teaching at Harrah. School will be out Wednesday at White Rock. Mr and Mrs. Dwight Ingles spent Mother's Day in Tulsa with their daughter Juanita Woods and family. Rodney Woods and son from Col- orado were also guests there. The Ingles' grand- son, Mr. Kingstone, of Casper, Wyoming has also been a guest of the Ingles. The Kingstones are moving back to Oklahoma. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Whitmore visited recent- ly with Grace and G.W. Watkins. Roy and Alice Watkins of Yale were there for Mother's Day. Karlann Harshman and family were hosts for a family dinner, Sunday for Mrs. Knott, Marilyn, Mrs. Ervin Knott and family, Mr. and mrs. Bob Harshman and Bertha Harshman. -O- Theodore Roosevelt was Eleanor Roosevelt's uncle. The Perkins Church of Christ anne its re-location to the former Methodist. Church Building, First O? Thomas, Perkins, commencing Sunday, May 20. Schedule of Services Sunday 9 a.m. - Bible Study Class 10 a.m. - Morning Worship 6 p.m. - Evening Worship Wednesday 7:S0 p.m. - Bible Study Dinner on grounds Sunday You are welcome [I I Ill II I don't skip too much." Toby's plans for the future include becoming independently wealthy. Toby commented that he would like to will his "nice" car to Scott Matheson. DAVID PITTS "Cut Class." That's David Pitts' advice to underclassmen. PiLLs, or "Pit dog" as he is better known, would like to leave behind in his senior will, his sherrif's office in Vin- co to Joe Hoover. PiLLs says his most memorable moment was "getting kicked out of the homecoming basketball game for nothing." He's never had a most embar- rassing moment because he says he never gets embarrassed. ' rhe Pit dog," along with Justin Payne, form- ed one of the most feared kickoff units in P-T foot- ball history their junior year. He played football for two years and par- ticipated in Vo-Ag for four years. He says he's been in- spired most by "my morn and dad for helping me all the way through school." His life shaping event was when he moved from Yale to Perkins and he feels it :-,-as for the better. David plans to join the Navy, all the seas, see faraway lands, and meet exotic women. He says if he could do it all over again, "I would do more to get an education." One of "the dog's" ELM GROVE E.H. CLUB CELEBRATES NATIONAL E.H. WEEK The Elm Grove E.H. Club and their families met Tuesday evening May 8th at the Elm Grove Community Center for a pot luck supper to celebrate National Homemakers Week. At 6:30 the club members and their families enjoyed a lovely supper. Following the supper Nell Khonke, a pharmacist with the Tiger Drug Store in Stillwater, gave a very interesting talk on "Food and Drug Interactions." He ex- plained nutrients that are affected by drugs, foods that influence drug effec- tiveness and how to avoid serious effects from drugs. He answered many questions asked by the audience. After the supper the members had a short business meeting. Juanita Walker called the meet;ug to order, 15 members were present. Lorinda Davis reported on the May newsletter. Juanita Walker and Pauline Smith went on the E.H. Educational Tour April 19th, and they reported having a wonderful time. Officers for 1985 were elected. After the meeting there was the drawing for the quilt, and Judy Moorman drew it. The members displayed articles of arts and crafts that they had made. There were many pretty things shown. Members and their families present for the supper were Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Overholt, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Verl Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Cundiff, Mr. and mrs. Roy Grider, Mr. and Mrs. Owen Walker, Scott and honors during his years at P-T is the "fish and wildlife award in V Ag for the past three years." His favorites are blue eyes, fast cars, and good times. Let the good times roll, Dave. LORI LOWE Sweetheart is the nickname of Lori Lowe, daughter of Ladena Dur- nal and Larry Lowe. Her most memorable event in high school was being chosen FFA Sweetheart. She has been in FFA 4. years. While being in FFA, Lori was FFA Treasurer, elected P-T Cowgirl, and FFA Sweetheart. Her most exciting mo- ment was brbaking her heifer. The heifer got away and it took the whole chapter to catch it. L0ri's mother has in- spired her most by en- couraging her to decide what she wants in life and to go for it, and she has supported her in whatever she decided. Lori's favorites are horseback riding, working with animals, stew, and mexican and spanish foods. "Sweetheart's " pastimes are riding her horse, rodeoing, dancing, swimming and going to church. "One of the events that has shaped my life was being in Farm Mech I last year; the friendships that grew out of that class will always mean a lot to me," smiled Lori. Lori's advice to underclassmen is, "work want in life, and don't let l~ee Brownell has in- what people say bother spired Luana the most by you, just go for it helping her better anyway." about herself and Her future plans are to understanding life. go to college and major in Luana's favorites ere: Vet Medicine, then move food-pizza, mushrooms, to Australia to start a green olives, and hot peI DENTAL TIPS Ideally, brush after you can't meal should at least I mouth out wildlife refuge, pers; color-purple, pink, Chewing Lori would like to will and baby blue. Her drinks her patience and calm favorite pasttimes aresugarlessarealll temver to Mr. Evans. Luana Castleberry By Lisa Sharp Luana Castleberry, the daughter of Thomas and Jessie Castleberry. Luana has attended Perkins- Tryon High School for 8V2 years, and she has been in FHA for 3 years, and FYS, president and vice- president for 1 year. Bentley, Mrs. Lena Pers- ing, Ruth Henthorn, Mrs. Nell Robison, Mrs. Er- mine Longan, Mrs. Low McCarty and Mrs. Max- ine Johnston. The meeting closed with Council Benediction. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Downey of Coyle hosted a brunch and lunch Sunday morning at 11:00 at the Sand Plum Restaurant in Guthrie. Guests were Mrs.. Irma Bergundthal, Mr. and Mrs. Dalton Bergundthal, and Lorena Heath of Wichita, Kan- sas; Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Wilson of Stillwater; Mrs. June Wright of Oklahoma City. Relatives present were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Downey and Ran- dy Downey of Yates Center, Kansas; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Downey and Mark and Mr. and Mrs. Peco Bridenstine and hard. decide what you Brady of Perkins; Mr. and Becky, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Moorman and Angela, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Jennings, Christy and Alan, Mr. and Mrs. Eric Davis and Susan, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Sebring and Becky, Micky Robison, Jane Listerman, Frances Bur- ton, Audrie Moorman and Lorayne West. Guests present were Mr. and Mrs. Max Edmondson, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Ricks and Mr. and Mrs. Walley Ryland from Stillwater. The next meeting is June 12 at Mary Kay Jen- nings home, Delsa Grider and Lorayne West are leaders. May 27th, Sun- day before Memorial Day, from I-5 p.m. The Club will serve refreshments at the Elm Grove Cemetery as they do each year. -o- COYLE NEWS By Velma Downey The Women's Council of the First Christian Church held their April meeting in Fellowship Hall of the church. Mrs. Earnest Bentley presided with the meeting opening with the Chris- tian Women's Fellowship Prayer Mrs. Lena Persing presented the devotional by reading 'the 28th chapter of Matthew and she read a poem, Plenty of Time. Silent prayer was held for the John Pryor family in Papua, New Guinea. There were 58 sick calls made. Mrs. Nell Robison con- ducted the Bible study on Galatians "In Which Chapter Is It Found" The new study books on I and II Corinthians were given out to the members present. Mrs. Low McCarty will present the devotional at the May meeting. The meeting was closed with council benediction, those present were Mrs. Mrs. Gustav Furgal and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Byrd of Bella Vista, Arkansas; Mrs. Delmar Pepmiller of Jackson, Mississippi; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hale and Jason of Tulsa; and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Peters and Mrs. Cecil Downey of Coyle. playing with her cat Char- rain, and partying. Luana's most memor- able moment was when she got 18 red roses for her 18th birthday, and her most embarrassing mo- ment was when she and Bruce Brownell had to go down on the gym floor at an assembly and compete in a wheel-barrel race. If Luana could change the school, she would build a larger school and have longer lunch hours. Luana's plans for the future are to attend Chickasha College and major in Deaf Education or attend a few classes on Deaf Education at OSU. Her advice to underclassmen is not to get involved in a serious relationship until you get out of high school. reducing Look out for sugars" that so called Keep junk minimum, sticky the teeth allows acid which decay. Eat meals. vegetables, products, and Next to the cold, tooth most in the Unlike the Daily ing together dental tremely -O" -O" Mrs. Otto Flasch gave the response, she gave a brief history of former charter members. She also gave some of the highlights of our club years. Each member told of a memorable in- teresting experience about the club or former charter members. Mrs. Martha Dobson gave the invocation preceding the dinner. Mrs. Bentley was presented a corsage by the club in appreciation of her duties as president. The club womens collect was led by Mrs. Velma Downey. Guests present were Mrs. Bill Lester of California, Miss Cindy Downey of Coyle, Mrs. Glen Elston of Guthrie, Mrs. Earnest Bentley, Mrs. Ed I~ster, Mrs. Cliff Williams, Mrs. Elmer Downey, Mrs. Sam Page, Mrs. Martha Dobson and Mrs. Velma Downey. At the close Y.I.M. Auld Mrs. Sonny and her Maxine last week Johnston's Mrs. Maxine Seminole. an automobile and had been from McBride Oklahoma City, Joy Lynne Guthrie spent night with her mother, Mrs. Johnston. -O" THq ATTEND DAY PRAGUE-- weather cut somewhat, but of people watch a parade- variety of entert~ ple Czech cuisine at Kolache Day FAMILY RESTAURANTS Closed May 27 Open The Y.I.M. Study Club Founders Day Banquet was held May 8 at 6:30 P.M. at the Harvey House in Guthrie. The tables were Breakfast Special Old fashion malted waffle. A delicious hot waffle served with melted butter and hot maple syrup decorated with ar- rangements of spring flowers with blue candles in gold holders on each OPEN side of the arrangements. , l': eel" 6 10 Men Sat tal Mrs. Earnest Bentley I " "" ' !~ 10-10 Sunday ~ ' G gave a most enhghtenmg I | rye the ~'/~r " New hours to se ,1~ welcome to the guests . ReL.~II~/~ and members. She ex- | community better. ~.~c~ ..... ,~:~Yrs pressed her appreciation | ~t1"~1L'~ Yll ~~ ~ to the members for their | ~' ~J~, ~N~ ~LI~-- support they had given : ~r. ] her during her two ears " """~ ~l~( ir_pdr::~gnher two years "-~~ as premdent 5 r D Coke, Sprite - $1.69