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"Payne County's Oldest Newspaper - Since 1890" 4 Sections 24 Pages A garden built and tended by inmates of the Payne County jail is providing more than fresh vegetables, it's providing a feeling of pride among those who work it. Jail Supervisor Reese lane said he had been thinking about the possibility of starting a garden program for a while when Sheriff R.B. Hauf brought the idea up. Stillwater Journal Page AI Demons, 4-0 Even though the Perkins-Tryon Demons dropped a 4-0 decision to the Marlow Outlaws in the finals of the Kingfisher summer league tournament Saturday. P-T coaches were pleased with the effort. Page B1 Got cakmdar items? news com Jun 14 - Flag 3ay Jun 17 - Father's Day Jun 20 - Rrst Day of Summer Jun 18, 6-8:30 p.m. - Monday Music Night, Perkins Senior Citizens Center, 114 E. Kirk -Jun 20, noon - Perkins Lio0s Club meeting, Holsinger Lions Den oJun 20, 7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting, Perkins Lions Den Jun 21 17, 11 a.m. - Oklahoma Territorial Plaza Trust meeting, Vassar Community Center Jun 21, noon - Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce meeting, Vassar Community Center oJun 25, 6-8:30 p.m. - Monday Music Night, Perkins Senior Citizens Center, 114 E. Kirk .Jun 27, noon - Perkins Lions Club meeting, Holsinger Lions Den Jun 27, 7 p.m. - Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting, Perkins Lions Den Jul 2, 6-8:30 p.m. - Monday Music Night, Perkins Senior Citizens Center, 114 E. Kirk Church .................. C3 Classifieds .......... B3-B5 Comics ..... ............ B6 Entertainment ...... C2 Farm & Ranch ....... A6 History .................. A5 Obituaries ........... A2 Opinions ..... ..... A4, $4 Public Records .... $2 School .................. A3 Seniors ................. r C4 Sports ................. B1-B2 By Cindy Sheets Contributing Writer A new agreement between Perkins Police Department and the Payne County Jail went into effect this week. Perkins Police Chief Bob Ernst said the agreement was approved last month by both Perkins City Com- mission and Payne County Commission, and it offi- cially went into effect on Monday, June 11. "Basically, the agree- ment is that Payne County Jail will house all of our municipal and district court prisoners," Ernst said. Perkins' last jail agree- ment was with the Iowa Tribe Police Department, but a fire at the tribe's emergency services build- ing left the department without a location to take its prisoners, Ernst said. The new agreement is also a bit different than the prior jail plan because it will allow prisoners to be held longer. "Before, due to limited cell space, our prisoners could be held for only 72 hours at the Iowa Tribe jail before they'd be released," Ernst said. "That's not how it is now. Prisoners will now stay in jail until they're bonded out or take care of it through the court system." Ernst said he is pleased to have the new agreement in place and hopes those t III mill who have open warrants will take steps to get their matters cleared up with the court. "We will start actively pursuing those people who have outstanding warrants and get them taken care of," Ernst said. "We are going to begin serving city warrants and transporting people to the Payne County Jail. "It seems as if there has been a 'feeling' or a 'notion' that people do not have to pay Perkins fines or comply with the court because we have not had a jail agreement, and the threat or possibility of being incarcerated was not there. Now, there is a jail agreement." Ernst also reports the police department is now being dispatched out of the Payne County Sheriff's Office. "Sheriff Hauf and his staff have been so good to work with in getting these agree- ments put into place," the chief said. Ernst also commended the Iowa Tribe Police Depart- ment for their assistance, and reports his office con- tinues to work closely with the ITPD. A listing of all Perkins Police Department out- standing warrants follows and can be viewed on the City of Perkins website, www.cityofpetkins.net, under the "Court" and vvl, unm, Lj jtLaum un under "Police Department" pages. These are real time listings and are kept cur- rent, Ernst said. City of Perkins outstand- ing warrants: Note: This list was current as of 11:03 a.m. 6/12/12. Any updates after that time are not reflected on this list. An up-to-date warrant list can be viewed at www.cityofperkins.net. Clifford B. Adams Jacqueline J. Agbo Bud F. Anderson Jeffry D. Arnett Douglas E. Ballard Joseph D. Banks Corey L. Barber Clayton D. Barrett Kevin C. Bidwell William C. Bigelow David S. Blackwell Lucinda Blanchard See JAIL, Page A4 By Cindy Sheets Contributing Writer The Iowa Tribe of Okla- homa will host its 26th Annual Pow Wow over the weekend at the tribe's complex near Perkins. The weekend of events kick off Thursday, June 14, with the tribe's 4th Annual Golf Tournament at Cimar- ron Trails in Perkins. Registration will begin at 7 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Registration includes a cart, green fees, continental breakfast, lunch, and a $10 free play coupon for Cimar- ron Casino. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third places in both flights. Addi- tional cash prizes will be awarded for longest drive and closest to the pin for both men and women. This event is hosted by Perkins Family Clinic and Cimarron Casino. For more information, contact L'mda Andre at (405) 547-5352, ext. 23, or Gary Pratt at (405) 547-4358. Friday morning, June 15, activities will begin with the 9th Annual Health Fair. The Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Bah-Kho-Je Chena Build- ing on the Iowa Tribal Pow Wow Grounds. This event is a partnership between the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma and Perkins Family Clinic. The Chena Building will be filled with a variety of activities for all ages, including health and safety information, health screen- ings, activities for the kids, and door prizes. Visitors and participants will also be treated to a healthy lunch during che health fair. For more information about the health fair, call (405) 547-4363 or (405) 547-4370. The Iowa Tribe of Okla- homa Pow Wow features three days of activities, including special dance competitions. Pow Wow Schedule: 5 p.m. - Lower Flag 6:30 p.m. - Gourd Dance 7 p.m. - Registration opens 7:30 p.m. - Grand Entry 10:30 p.m, - Special "49" Contest Sat.rd 2 p.m. - Gourd Dance 5 p.m. - Lower Flag 5:30 p.m. - Evening meal break 6:30 p.m. - Gourd Dance 7 p.m. - Registration opens 7:30 p.m. - Grand Entry 11 p.m. - Special George Gibson Memorial Stomp Dance Contest SmtI 2 p.m. - Gourd Dance 5 p.m. - Lower Flag 6:30 p.m. - Grand Entry This year's pow wow offi- cials include: Frank Carson, emcee; 2011 Tribal Princess Alexis Tanyan; 2012 Tribal Princess Danielle Springer; Leonard Cozad Jr., Head Gourd Dance Singer; John Arkeketa, Head War Dance Singer; George Alexander, Head Man Dancer; Michelle Garcia-Holliday, Head Lady Dancer; John Shotten, Head Gourd Dancer. Co-host will be Red Rock Creek. Northern Drum is Blackbird. Arena directors are Pat Moore and Bear Murray. Water boys will be Josh and Jordan Murray. Pow Wow divisions are Tiny Tots (0-6; combined boys and girls, combined divisions), Jr. Girls (7-12; combined divisions), Jr. Boys (7-12; comb'med divi- sions), Teen Girls (13-17; combined cloth/buckskin; fancy shawl/jingle), Teen Boys (13-17: combined grass and traditional; straight; fancy), Women (18-54; cloth/buckskin; combined fancy shawl/ jingle), Men (18-54; straight; fancy; combined traditional/grass), Golden Age Men (55+; combined divisions); Golden Age Women (55+; combined divisions) American Indian arts and crafts vendors and food vendors will also be open throughout the weekend. The Iowa Tribal Pow Wow Grounds are located four miles south of Perkins, Okla, on U.S. Highway 177, then one-half mile west. For more information about the pow wow, con- tact Robert Murray, Jr. at (580) 304-6731, or Linda Big Soldier at (405) 547- 4239 or lbigsoldier@iowa nation.org. Summer Reading At The Library Thomas-Wilhite Memo- rial Library's summer reading program, "Dream Big, Read" is in full swing. This week at storytime we learned all about creatures of the night'. Our Summer Cinema featured two movies, one for adults and an afternoon showing for children and a craft day was enjoyed by all. Next week, Pre-K Sto- rytime on Tuesday, June 19, at 10:30 will feature a look at the "Starry Night." We will learn about the night sky by reading stories and making a constellation viewer. On Wednesday, June 20, at 1 p.m., local artist Cath Fowler will be at the library to encourage us all to find our inner artist. She will be bringing lots of unique and fun art mediums for us to explore. This program is open to all ages. Wanda Shipley will be presenting "Mythology: the Stories Behind the Constel- lations" on Thursday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m. She will provide everyone a better under- standing of the arrange- ment of stars in the night sky. All ages are invited to these programs. For a full calendar of events this summer at your library, go to www.cityofperkins.net and click on library or drop in the library and pick up a calendar. And remember to complete your activity log for a fun prize pack! Benchmark Hosts Ribbon Cutting The area's newest veterinary hospital, Benchmark Animal Hospital, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony with members of Perkins Community Chamber of Commerce Thursday, June 7. Hospital staff and chamber members on hand for the event were (I to r) Dr. Remington Petit, Harland Wells, David Sloan, Bob Johnson, Lee Murlin, Lori Kastl, Jeana Coyle, Suzette Barta, Dr. Lisa Mauzerall, Holly Harbin, Jamie Kelley, Brittany Cole, Chris Petermann (holding daughter Alexandra), and Chamber President Brent DeMuth. Photo by Cindy Sheets Award winning singer/songwriter, Monty Harper, enter- tained a full house at Thomas-Wilhite Memorial Library last week. The concert kicked off the summer reading program, "Dream Big, Read." Check with the library or www.cityofperkins.net for a full calendar of fun events every week during the summer. Photo provided THEJOuRNAL ,:IIIIJ!U!UIII!IU i!l rll3 Powered by