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Be THE JOURNAL, Thursday, July 8, 2021 STILLWATER Talking and listening is the best way to reunite a sorely divided America. In a partnership with Sto- ryCorps, KOSU is inviting V people across Oklahoma to take part in meaning- ful conversations being recorded for history. With support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Oklahoma is one of six locations across the country selected to take part in StoryCorps’ nationwide One Small Step initiative to facilitate and broadcast conver- sations with Americans of opposing viewpoints. With participant permis- sion, these conversations are preserved for future generations at the Amer- ican Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. StoryCorps is a national nonprofit dedicated to recording and preserving personal stories, KOSU plans to broadcast edited versions of some of the Oklahoma submis- sions. “After a year of isolation and division, it’s time to remember what we have in common. At KOSU, we are honored to facilitate these conversations,” said Rachel Hubbard,'KOSU executive director. “It is important to us that all Oklahomans feel heard A and valued, no matter their ~¥ life experiences or what ? JVAfl 7‘3‘8113'371‘1‘ ‘t 11"“ 7. " shaped them.” Dave Isay, founder and president of StoryCorps, agrees. “Recent polls demon- strate what most of us have already experienced first-hand: that there is a pervasive culture of contempt that threatens the very foundations of our democracy,” he said. “According to a CBS News poll released earlier this year, more than half of all Americans say the greatest danger to Amer— ica’s way of life comes from their fellow citi- zens. One Small Step aims to remind people of the humanity in all of us and that it’s hard to hate up close. These communities can model this change for the rest of the country.” President and CEO Patri- cia Harrison says the Cor- poration for Public Broad- casting is very pleased to support this effort. “StoryCorps uses its innovative approach to sharing stories in its One Small Step Communities initiative to foster under— standing and respect, even among people who deeply disagree,” she said. “By working with local public radio stations to connect [people with different backgrounds and polit- ical beliefs, One Small Step is helping stations strengthen their commu- nities, one step at a time.” Launched by StoryCorps in 2018 in response to growing division in the country, One Small Step. is a national initiative that pairs two strangers who hold different views in facilitated and recorded conversations to coun- teract intensifying hostil- ity and enable those who disagree to listen to each other with respect. Rather than spark addi- tional partisan debates, One Small Step encour- ages answers to questions such as, “Was there a moment, event, or person in your life that shaped your political views?” and “What scares you most when you think about the future?” KOSU encourages Okla- homa residents to take part in this limited-time opportunity: - Information about how to participate is at kosu. org/onesmallstep. - To accommodate partic- ipant comfort levels with in-person recording ses- sions, KOSU may use Sto- ryCorps’ remote recording I Community [(05 U partners to foster conversations across US ideological divides platform, over video. KOSU will also team up with a variety of com- munity organizations to spread the word and col- laborate with StoryCorps to match participants and record conversations through the, end of the year. The project will include a series of public listening events, streamed online, in fall 2021. Find out how your organization can partner with KOSU at kosu.org/onesmallstep. KOSU’s participation in the One Small Step Com- munities project is made possible by the Corpora- tion for Public Broadcast- ing. StoryCorps’ national One Small Step initiative is made possible by the generous support of The Hearthland Foundation, the Fetzer Institute, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Corpora- tion for Public Broadcast— ing and the Charles Koch Institute. Man iailed on 10 counts of child abuse in Stillwater By Patti Weaver Journal Correspondent STILLWATER — A Shaw- nee man has been jailed on $60,000 bail pending his arraignment this week on 10 child abuse counts alleged to have occurred in Payne County during a seven-year period when he lived in Stillwater and the surrounding area. Erick Roy Hale, 34, could be given a maxi- mum penalty of 10 life prison terms if convicted of two counts of child sexual abuse and eight counts of child physical abuse filed in Payne County by pros- ecutor Debra Vincent last week. Stillwater Police Officer Shawn Millermon began an investigation in March when he received a referral from the Oklahoma Depart- ment of Human Services that originated in another county regarding sexual and physical abuse of two children by Hale, an affida- vit alleged. “In the referral it was made apparent there were other children in the home at the time of the abuse,” the affidavit alleged. “On March 25-26, I was present for forensic inter- views of minor children,” ages 7, 10, 11 and 13, that were conducted at the Sav- ille Center, the Stillwater police officer wrote in his affidavit. A l3—year—old girl “dis- closed physical abuse, as well as sexual abuse by Erick at locations in Still- water and the surrounding area,” between the ages of 5 and 10, the affidavit alleged. At one point, the girl “and her siblings were told by her mother to go pack their clothes because they were leaving Erick,” who tried to stop them, the affidavit alleged. An 11-year—old boy said that when he was 2, he “received stitches from being slammed into the bed frame by Erick,” the affi- davit alleged. He disclosed being present when Erick physically abused,” four other children on various days and various locations, the affidavit alleged. He said, “Erick told him not to tell anyone,” the affidavit alleged. A 10-year-Old girl said that when she was about 4, she was choked and “thought she was going to die because she couldn’t breathe,” the affida- vit alleged. She said the 13-year-old girl “had told her about being sexually abused by Erick, but did not want to talk about herself ,” the affidavit alleged. Asked who she could talk to if she needed help, the 10-year- old girl said “she would talk to no one because she would be brave,” the affi- davit alleged. The Stillwater police officer wrote in an affidavit, “On April 6, 2021, I was present for the forensic interviews,” of two boys, ages 11 and 12, who were interviewed in another county. The 12-year-Old boy “disclosed being sexually assaulted by Erick when they lived in Stillwater,” between the ages of 8 and 9, the affidavit alleged. The l l-year—old boy “dis- closed being pushed down the stairs by Erick ,” after he and another boy dropped a kitten, the affidavit alleged. The boy, who was 6 or 7, “hit his head when this hap- pened and he remembered Erick laughing at him,” the affidavit alleged. Both boys “disclosed being made to watch Erick ‘rape’ their mother,” the affidavit alleged. LEGAL NOTICE Legal notice published in The Perkins Journal July 8, 2021 'The Payne County Board of County Commissioners met in a regular meeting of the board at 9:00 am. on June 21st, 2021, at the Payne County Administration Building, Gloria Hesser Commis- sioners Meeting Room 200/201, located in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Chairman Chris Reding called the meeting to order: Meeting called to order at 9:00 am. The following members were present: Chris Reding — District 2 Commissioner, Zach Cavett — Commissioner District 1, Rocky Blasier — District Commis- sioner, Leslie Echalk — Deputy County Clerk. Invocation by Zach Cavett and Flag Salute to our country lead by Dewey Clapp. Approve minutes of the previ- ous meeting of the board: The . Clerk's office presented the minutes of the previous meeting. Motion by Cavett to approve the June 14th minutes as presented, second by Blasier. Roll Call Vote: . Cavett-Abstain, Blasier-Yes, Reding-Yes. Miscellaneous items from the Audience (no action will be taken): None presented on this date. Discussion and Possible Action on Evaluations: District 1 and District reviewed 6 Months 1 Bids. Motion by Cavett to approve the evaluations and rebid as presented, second by Blasier. Roll Call Vote: Cavett-Yes, Blasi- er-Yes, Reding-Yes. Discussion and Possible Action on Reports from Officers and Boards: Resolution 2021-17 -— 2021- 2022 A000 SIG Self Insured Group, Property Liability Insur- ance Renewal/Option Selection: The Board presented Resolu- tion 2021-17 for the A000 SIG Self-insured Group renewal option. Motion by Cavett to go with Option 1 lump sum payment, second by Blasier. Roll Call Vote: Cavett-Yes, Blasier-Yes, Reding-Yes. Discussion/Possible Action - Annual Agreement for Main- LEGAL. NOTICE tenance of Streets and Alleys for the City of Yale and D1: The Board presented the annual p agreement for‘maintenanc‘e of streets and alleys farthe'CIty of‘ Yale with District 1. Motion by Cavett to approve the agreement, second by Blasier. Roll Call Vote: Cavett-Yes, Blasier-Yes, Reding-Yes Discussion/Possible Action — Approval — Agreement between Alternative Dispute Re'SOIutIOR System of the State of Oklahoma and the Payne County Board of Commissioners for Early Set- tlement North Program: The Board presented the agreement between Alternative Dispute Resolution System and the Board for Early Settlement. Motion by Cavett to approve the agreement and the Chairman to sign on behalf, second by Blasier. Roll Call Vote: Cavett-Yes, Blasi- er—Yes, Reding-Yes Contract Approval for Payne County Health Department FY 2020-2021 :Oklahoma State Uni- versity Student Health Center The Board presented the contract for OSU Student Health Center with the Health Department for FY 2021-2022. Motion by Cavett to approve the contract as presented, second by Blasier. Roll Call Vote: CaVett-Yes, Blasi- er-Yes, Reding-Yes Contract Approval for Payne County FY. 2021-2022 -TK Ele- vator The Board presented the con- tract for TK Elevator for District 2 for FY 2021-2022. Motion by Blasier to approve the contract as presented, second by Cavett. Roll Call Vote: Cavett-Yes, Blasi- er-Yes, Reding-Yes Contract Approval for Payne County Health Department FY 2021-2022- R.K. Black, |nc., Oklahoma State University Stu- dent Health Center, Cushing Care Clinic: The Board presented the con- tracts for R.K. Black, OSU Stu- dent Health Center, and Cushing Care Clinic for FY 2021-2022. Motion by Cavett to approve the contracts as presented, second by Blasier. Roll Call Vote: Cavett- Yes, Blasier-Yes, Reding-Yes Request for Traffic Control Signs: None presented on this date. Ingress and Egress Agree- ments: None presented on this LEGAL NOTICE date. A Appointment of Requisitioning and Receiving Officers: The following appointment of requisi- tioning and receiving Officers for FY 2021-2022 we're presented: District ,1 and the Court Clerk with no changes. Motion by Cavett to approve, second by Blasier. Roll Call Vote: Cavett- Yes, Blasier-Yes, Redinnges ‘ ; Cash Appropriationsz‘ None presented on this date. Transfer of Appropriations: None presented on this date. Purchase Orders: FY 2020- 2021 $161,321.24 2020-2021 911 Phone 86, AT T, 7960.23, UTILITIES; DA Revolving 10, STILLWATER POLICE DEPT, 884.00, FORFEITURE PRO- CEEDS; Extension—ST 144, US CELLULAR, 107.80, UTILI- TIES; Fair Main-ST 583, B C BUSINESS PRODUCTS, INC., 609.08, MAY BLANKET584, OAKES SERVICE CENTER, 60.00, MAY BLANKET585, VISIT STILLWATER, 900.00, MAY BLANKET586, FALCO ALARM CO., INC., 70.00, FIRE ALARM REPAIR8587, QUEST TECHNICAL SERVICE, 687.50, MAY BLANKET588, CITY OF STILLWATER, 54.31, UTILI- TIES589, CINTAS FIRST AID SAFETY, '157.45, MAY BLAN- KET590, UNIFIRST, 729.64, MAY BLANKET591, QUALITY WATER SERVICES, 35.35, MAY BLANKET592, DEARINGER PRINTING TROPHY, INC., 368.00, MAY BLANKET593, CITY OF STILLWATER, 448.41, UTILITIE3594, TREATS SOLUTIONS, INC., 129.50, MAY BLANKET595, CAMP- BELL COLIN, 882.32, MILE- AGE REIMBURSEMENT596, NATIONWIDE LONG DISTANCE SERVICE, 10.35, UTILITIES597, KINNUNEN SALES RENTALS, INC, 145.48, MAY BLANKET596, THERMACUBE LLC, 80.00, MAY BLANKETSQS, QUALITY WATER SERVICES, 23.10, APRIL BLAN- KET 600, CITY OF STILLWATER, 3179.81, UTILITIESGO1, P K EQUIPMENT, INC., 811.71, MAY BLANKET602, MUSTANG FUEL MARKETING CO, 94.69, UTILITIE5603, WIN WHOLE- SALE COMMERCIAL, 169.20, MAY BLANKET; Fire- St 124, KINNUNEN SALES RENT- ALS, INC, 363.85, MATERI- ALS; General 4199, MUSTANG LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE FUEL MARKETING CO, 802.60, JUNE BLANKET4200, POSTAL PACK & SHIP, 312.77, POST- AGE4201, TK ELEVATOR COR- PORATION, 600.00, SERVICE/ MAINTENANCE4202, CITY OF STILLWATER, 471.47, UTIL- ITIES4203, QUADIENT, INC, 2139.50, LEASE4204, HAM- MOND FIRE SYSTEMS LLC., 450.00, ANNUAL FIRE INSPEC- TION4205, QUALITY WATER SERVICES, 14.70, APRIL BLAN- KET4206, NATIONAL DISTRICT ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION, 60.00, TRIALTECHNIQUE4207, THOMSON REUTERS WEST. PAYMENT CENTER, 894.00, WESTLAW SUBSCRIP- TION4208, OKLA. NATURAL GAS, 308.21, JUNE BLAN- KET4209, B a c BUSINESS PRODUCTS, INC., 357.75, OFFICE SUPPLIES4210, FIRE- STONE PAYMENT CENTER, 3279.24, TIRES4211, R. K. BLACK, INC, 150.00, MAINT ICOPIES/ SUPPLIES4212, CITY OF STILLWATER, 362.74, UTILITIES4213, THOMSON REUTERS WEST, PAYMENT CENTER, 894.00, WEST- LAW SUBSCRIPTION4214, PHILLIPS c.S.R., SHELLY 6., 73.50, PRELIMINARY TRAN- SCRIPT4215, STAPLES, 246.98, PRINTER4216, CITY OF STILL- WATER, 7465.98, JUNE BLAN- KET4217, COMDATA, 9992.22, MAY BLANKET4218, QUAL- ITY WATER SERVICES, 44.30, MAY BLANKET4219, B a L HEATING & AIR, 75.00, MAY BLANKET4220, STAPLES BUSI- NESS ADVANTAGE, 500.59, APRIL BLANKET4221, CITY OF STILLWATER, 73.20, JUNE BLANKET4222, R. K. BLACK, INC, 132.73, MAINT / COPIES/ SUPPLIES4223,TRANSUNION RISK AND ALTERNATIVE, 260.30, TLO CHARGES4224, B a L HEATING & AIR, 75.00, MAY BLANKET4225, QUAL- ITY WATER SERVICES, 14.70, MARCH BLANKET4226, QUAL- ITY WATER SERVICES, 14.70, MAY BLANKET4227, H a H SHOOTING SPORTS, 913.33, SHIRTS, PANTS4228, WALKER COMPANIES, 89.50, NOTARY RENEWAL4229, HUNTER, LOSCO, 6.29, MILEAGE REIM- BURSEMENT4230, B a L HEATING & AIR, 75.00, APRIL BLANKET4231, TOUCHTONE, 28.77, UTILITIES4232, MIDCON SHREDDING, 35.00, SHRED- DING SERVICES4233, AUTO DEFINITIONS, 471.98, SEAT COVER4234, BULLETPOINT MOUNTING SOLUTIONS, 259.98, PHONE MOUNT4235, BOUNCEBACK, 3292.00, ANNUAL SUPPORT4236, STA- PLES BUSINESS ADVANTAGE, 628.25, MAY BLANKET4237, CIMARRON VALLEY COMM, LLC, 658.86, JUNE BLAN- KET4238, POSTAL PACK SHIP, 593.55, POSTAGE4239, CITY OF STILLWATER, 14.21, JUNE BLANKET4240, OKLA. NATURAL GAS, 146.24, UTILI- TIES4241, CIMARRON VALLEY COMM, LLC, 70.38, PROOF OF PUBLICATION4242, THOMSON REUTERS WEST, PAYMENT CENTER, 457.00, OK PRACTICE COURTROOM GUIDE4243, CITY OF STILLWATER, 6681.32, JUNE BLANKET4244, R. K. BLACK, INC, 81.20, MAINT / COPIES/ SUPPLIES4245, PRAWL c.S.R., MELISSA A., 339.50, COURT TRANSCRIPT; Health 420, LANGUAGE LINE SERVICES, 212.05, INTER- PRETER SERVICES421‘, A T & T, 77.81, UTILITIES422, GUYER, LAURA, 104.72, MILE- AGE REIMBURSEMENT; High- way 1568, DUNHAM ASPHALT SERVICES, INC., 2160.00, COLD PATCH MATERIAL1569, WALMART COMMUNITY, 128.75, SUPPLIES1570, LIONEL HARRIS OIL CO., INC., 458.50, MAY BLANKET1571, ROSS AUTO SERVICE, 15.00, FLAT REPAIRS1572, CORPORATE BILLING LLC, 1379.38, DIAG- NOSTICS AND REPAIRS1573, LACAL EQUIPMENT, 1978.92, BLADE KIT1574, QUALITY FORD, INC., 17.26, Parts1575, KERNS READY MIXED, 309.00, FLOWABLE FILL1576, CITY OF STILLWATER, 304.56, UTILI- T|E81577, UNIFIRST, 467.26, MAY BLANKET1578, QUAPAW CO., INC., 5872.56, ROAD ROCK1579, STILLWATER NEWSPRESS, 62.75, BID SIX MONTH BIDS1580, WARREN CAT, 322.78, MAY BLAN- KET1581, LIONEL HARRIS OIL CO., INC., 375.70, TIRES WASTE FEE1582, AMERICAN WELDING SUPPLY, 530.14, MAY BLANKET1583, TIM- MONS OIL COMPANY, 1877.76, HYDRAULIC FLUID1584, NAPA AUTO PARTS, 829.99, LEGAL NOTICE Below are the changes to the Langston Shuttie LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE Legal notice published ianhe Perkins Journal'JuIy 8 and July 15, 2021 FIRST CAPITAL TROLLEY service. The shuttle will remain the same with the exception of Thursday Langston] Stillwater Thursday Service LEAL iDTICE (August 16, 2021 - May 13, 2022 with exception of summer/holiday scheduie below) AIR COOLER1585, WILCOX- SON OIL, 15693.41, DYED DIESEL1586, A T T MOBIL- ITY, 244.56, UTILITIES1587, QUAPAW CO., INC., 5903.52, ROAD ROCK1588, HARRIS STATION 33, LLC, 70.00, MAY BLANKET1589, FAS- TENAL COMPANY, 214.39, PARTS; Hwy-ST 41, WELCH STATE BANK, 25000.00, MONTHLY PAYMENT; Jail-ST 539, THYSSENKRUPP ELE- VATOR, 2500.00, ELEVATOR REPAIR3540, BOB BARKER COMPANY, INC., 118.20, JUMP- SUIT8541, CITY OF STILLWA- TER, 14021.98, UTILITIES542, MUSTANG FUEL MARKETING CO, 688.32, UTILITIESS43, WIN WHOLESALE COMMER- CIAL, 626.90, SUPPLIE8544, HAMMOND FIRE SYSTEMS LLC., 1000.00, ANNUAL FIRE INSPECTION545, B & L HEAT- ING & AIR, 340.00, BOOSTER PUMP546, GRIMSLEYS, INC., 41.08, VACUUM SWEEPER547, INTEGRATED CIRCUITS, 5512.00, RADIO ACCESSO- RIE3548, UNITED REFRIG- ERATION, 459.55, WATER FILTER549, GRIMSLEYS, INC., 400.27, SUPPLIESSSO, THYS- SENKRUPP ELEVATOR, 409.25, OVERAGE PO ; Mental Health 16, PAYNE CO. DRUG COURT, INC., 4020.85, ADMIN SER- VICES; ML Fee 52, QUALITY WATER SERVICES, 55.00, MAY BLANKET; Rural Fire-ST 141, LAMPTON WELDING SUPPLY CO., INC, 213.75, OXYGEN BOTTLES; Seizure of Prop- erty 6, PAYNE CO. DISTRICT ATTORNEY, 1768.00, FORFEI- TURE PROCEEDS; SH Svc Fee 305, CHARM-TEX INC, 653.00, INMATE SUPPLIES Blanket: None presented on this date. Disallowed: None presented on this date. Payroll/Longevity: None pre- sented on this date. Motion by Cavett to approve purchase orders upon signature, second by Blasier. Roll Call Vote: Roll Call Vote: Cavett-Yes, Blasi- er-Yes, Reding-Yes Monthly Reports of Officers: None presented on this date. Public Announcements from the Board: None presented on this date. Discussion/Possible Action on Public Appearances/Petitions: None presented on this date. Telephone and Utility Permits/ Road Crossings: None pre- sented on this date. New Business: None presented on this date. Recess: Motion by Cavett to recess, second by Blasier. Roll Call Vote: Cavett-Yes, Blasi- er-Yes, Reding-Yes Reconvene: Motion by Blasier to reconvene, second by Cavett. Roll Call Vote: Cavett-Yes, Blasi- er-Yes, Reding-Yes ,tam Adjournment: Motion by Blasier “mum to adjourn. second by Cavett- Roll Call Vote: Cavett-Yes, Blasi- er-Yes, Reding—Yes Does not return to Stillwater LPXLP