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THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, July 29, 2010 - A3 j-- Harriett and Marion Van Coevering Van Coevering's to celebrate 70= wedding anniversary Marion and Harriett Van Coevering will celebrate their 704 wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, August 7th at the Coyle Christian Church. Their children would like to invite Marion and Harriett' s friends to join in a celebration of their anniversary by attending the reception. Marion Van Coevedng and Harriett Hicks were married August 8% 1940 and reside on their farm north of Coyle in Payne County. They have four children: Linda Harjo and her husband Jimmy of Konawa, OK: Georgia Dobson and her husband Carl of Stillwater, OK; Kay Ryan and her husband James of South Haven, KS; and Gone Van Coevering of Coyle, OK. They have five grandchildren: Ronald Sestak of Seminole, OK; Dan Dobson of Fredericksburg, VA; Matt Dobson of McKinney, TX; Jennifer Ryan of Fort Collins, CO; and Gina Van Coevering of Sebring, FL. 1- To the Perkins-Tryon Community, We ]n the P- T Fine Arts Department would like to express our sincere thard(s for the support and confidence you have shown in us by supporting the bond issue that has resulted in the beautiful new Free Arts Center at Peddns-Tryon High School. The addition~ this facility has been long needed and finally reunites the music programs with the high school once again. In years to come when the audltonum is added, we hope that PerkinsTryon schools will have one of the top facilities in the state so that we may continue to be one of the fine-t music the new building on Thursday, August 5. This wilt be a come honor Carol & Cecil Acuff and showcase the new Kawai! grand piano that they have donated to the P-T Music ~. We hope to have that date confirmed so we can advertise it at the open house.. The piano will make it's home in the new choir room until the auditorium is added, at which time it will be moved to it's penmanent ~ on the e. ,> Pant ~1, Band Director Roulee Taylor, Band/Choir Director Willing, Drama Teacher members present program at library On Wednesday, July 21, 4-H Senior Mem- bers Garrett Dollins and Conner Carroll offered a fantastic program for children at the Thomas- Wilhite Memorial Library about water ero- sion. The program was both educational and entertaining. The pro- gram involved use of a stream hydrology trailer that demonstrates about stream flow, bank ero- sion and proper steward- ship of creeks and ripar- ian areas. Participants watched houses and cars fall into the river, then learned how to prevent it. Learning about water and what it can do is only one theme that can be explored through 4-H. Through clubs, school enrichment, and special interest programs on a wide variety of topics, the 4-H Program helps youth develop skills and confi- dence that will benefit them as they grow into adults. Besides educating Garrett Dollins (right) and Conner Carroll (center back) present a program about water erosion at the Thomas-Wilhite Memorial Library. Photo provided youth, the 4-H program at 880-0566 or Donna programs offered this helps to strengthen fami- Dollins at 612-0959, summer at the library. To lies and communities. To or go online and visit learn more about avail- learn more about 4-H and http://oces.okstate.edu/ able programs offered at the programs they offer payne/4-h. The Perkins the library stop by and to the community, or to 4-H can also be found on visit us at 101 E. Thomas become a member, please Facebook. This program St. in downtown Perkins, contact Becky Carrollis only one of the many or call us at 547-5185. oser TOPS OK#13 met on July tion Days at the next meet- 22nd with 14 attendees; ing on July 29th. 11 TOPS, 2 KOPS and 1 Norma Smith gave guest. The week's weight the evenings' program: recording was: lost 12 "Sodium: How to tame your pounds, gain 12.25 pounds salt habit now". Norma pro- for a net of .25 gain. The vided the members with best TOPS loser was Patty helpful information about Pappan. Patty shared some reducing our salt intake to information on the Intema- no more than is required tional Recognition Days for our bodies to function contestants for King and properly. Learning how to Queen. The runner-up king read the labels on processed lost 141.5 lbs to reach his foods for "sodium" that may goal, the runner-up queen not be listed as "salt". lost 177 lbs to reach her If you would like more goal. The IRD King lost information about TOPS 228.75 lbs to reachhis goal (Taking Off Pounds Sen- weight and the Queen lost sibly) please contact Kathy 251 lbs to reach her goal. Albright at 405.624.9995 Patty will share more about or visit tops.org or the International Recogni- TOPSWonders.com MERIDIAN ~ OONTE'R This is Jasmine, she'll be at the event, looking for a new home. So come by and give her a look. Adoption Event 11his Saturday The Perkins Animal Shelter will be holding an ADOPTION/DONATION event this Saturday July 31 at Ampride from 9am to 12pm. The shelter dogs are looking for any type of donations, from food and treats to collars and retractable leashes! So be sure to stop on by to see whose waiting for a home and be sure to drop off the pups some good stuff! Call (405) 714-2093 for any questions. t General Interest Defensive Driving .................................... 8/09&8/11 $50 Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention ............... 8/24 & 8/26 $50 Pepper Spray .......................................... 8102 $50 Refiigerant Handling Certification Exam ................................. 8/11 $55 School Bus Driver Training ........................... 8/16- 8/19$95 Security Guard Refresher/Update .................. 8/09 $40 Computer MTC Office Productivity Certification Prep & T~ing .~ ...................... 8/09& 8Ill $59 Eady Enrollment Enroll at least 7 days before the dass begins and get $5 off our Short-Term courses held between May3 anti August 13. Excepti~ls to the discount inducle olline courses and exam fees, Ftease reference code MMPIL Additional Online Courses Starting August 18 PLANT Continued from Page A1 $7.25 million- $2 million will ity of treating .68 mgd, which come from Stimulus funds will be able to handle storm straight off the top, which water and water coming into leaves about $5.25 million to the system from leaks in the be financed. city's older clay tile pipes. That $5.25 million debt will Seikel noted a lot of the grit be served by the increased that comes into the system is utility rates put in place last delivered from storm ran-off April, and from the Oklahoma and leaks in the older pipes. Water Resources Board Clean "Basically, we will have Water State Revolving Fund double capacity, which (CWSRF) loan. Seikel said means more efficient treat- the 20-year note carries only ment and high quality effluent 2.91 percent interest. (discharge)," he added. "The only other debt on Theck Laird, Quicksilver the project is interest on the vice president, said this type amount of money spent for of system is easy to expand, construction," Seikel said. if needed, in the future, "We The actual debt service begins can add [another cell] on to aboutoneyearaRertheplantis this site. That will theaccepted, which will probably flow by one-third. This plant be in 2012. size should be good until "Iftheweatherholds and we around 2030." can catch up on everything, Seikel added, "There's a construction is scheduled to lot of redundancy built into be complete in December the system. It has its own of this year, with the Perkins stand-by power and there is a Works Authority accepting method for storm water to flow the plant in March," Seikel into system through the Flow said. 'q tis will allow us three Equalization Basin." months training, etc. with new The total cost of the project is facility. Count on us for convenience! - You Can - Payne co= Bank o Is! 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