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Perkins, Oklahoma
August 1, 1985     The Perkins Journal
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GRANDMOTHER LEARNS TO FLY COLI,INSVILLE - Lily Ford. a 71 year old retired farmer. Kas been taking flying lessons and soloed after 30 hours flying time recently. She brought her grandson Robert Lee Ford. a college ROTC student. to fly with her. David Lamb of Skiatook is her instructor. She praises Lamb for his patience and says he never yells. -O" OUCH! VANDALS TEAR UP NEW GOLF COURSE PAWNEE - This community has a new grass green golf course that local gblfers psid highly and work- ed hard for, but vandals recently drove a stolen county pickup truck across four of the new greens. Someone also stole a golf cart from the course. Golfers are upset. "O" JOURNAL PRESSMAN RECEIVE8 AWARD PAWHUSKA - Ellis Owens, press foreman for the Pawhuska Daily Journal Ca 'tal has receiv. ed his 10 year pin from the Donrey Media through Journal Capital General Manager Tom Quinn. Owens was also cited for perform- ink well at his job by all the employees of the J-C. Thepressman has been printing the Perkin~ Journal on his four-unit rotary press every Wednesday morning for the past nine years. "O" SAC AND FOX ARE COLLECTING OIL TAX STROUD - The Sac and Fox tribe is using a taxation prc gram that brings in an eight percent tax on oil and gas pro duction on tribal land. An estimated 150 interested in oil and gas and other mineral tax- ation by Indian tribes, attend- ed a conference on Mineral Tax- ation to see how it is done. It is estimated the tribe has col- lected about $300,000 in taxes on their production. Eggs lose more quality in one day stored at room temperature than they would in one week in a re- frigerator. Donn Dodd, publisher of the Claremore Progress, became president of the Oklahoma Press Association July I. Dodd was elected last Feb- ruary during the annual OPA Mid-Winter Convention. He succeeds Don Ferrell, publisher of the Chandler Lincoln County News. Founded in 1906, the Okla- homa Press Association repre sents 236 daily and weekly newspapers in Oklahoma. It is one of the oldest trade associa- tions in the state. OPA has its headquarters at 3601 N. Lincoln in Oklahoma City. Dodd has served off the OPA Board of Directors for seven years, elected July 1, 1978. Before being elected to the Board, Dodd served a dozen more years as a member of 12 of 14 OPA committees. Dodd b :ame minority part- ner with Ed l,ivermore Sr., majority partner, in the owner- ship of the Claremore Progress and the Catoosa Times-Herald in 1975. Since, they have be- come partners in the Will Ro- gers Country News and three cable television systems. He earned a Bachelor's from the Oklahoma State University School of Journalism in 1953. After receiving his degree, he worked as a reporter for the Bartlesville Examiner-Enter- prise (1953-55). He was a reporter for the Miami News-Record (1955-56), and news editor at the Okmul- gee Tin s (1956-59). Dodd joined the Sapulpa Herald as managing editor in 1959, and in 1965 joined the Claremore Progress as editor and general manager. Ih. s,,rw,d on the ('lnr,.wu,ro lhmlth Center Ihmrd of I)irvc- tors for thr,~; years, and was chairman of the board in 19~1. lie is past president of the Claremore Chamber of Com- merce, the Claremore Indus- trial Authority and theClare- more Retail Merchants Asso- ciation. Dodd and his wife, the for- mer Maxine Paris of Fairview, live in Claremore. Maxine is bookkeeper at the Progress. The Dodds have two daugh- ters, Susan, 29, who lives with her husband in Arizona, and Karen, ]9, w, ho attends dental assisting school at Rose State College. Also elected to serve on the Board for a three-year term was John D. Montgomery, Tisho- mingo Johnston County Capi- tal-Democrat. + l)onn l)odd Re-elected for a term as treasurer Reid, Weatherford elected to the three-year term was lips, Seminole JUDIE CR~,YCRAFT ROCKY ROBINETT CALIFORNIA COAST TANNERY Open Daily 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. DESIGNS BY JUDIE Hand Made Gifts Custom Orders Welcome Residence 405-547-2760 Business 405-547-2568 1V2 Miles West on Hwy 33 from 177 Jct PERKINS PIER HOLES, INC. FOUNDATIONPIERS - RIG SAFETY ANCHORS (DEAD MAN) POLE BARNS - UTILITY POLES STEVE PATE - Pres RT 3 BOX 365 24 HR SERVICE 405-547-5262 PERKINS OKLA 74059 Shod 372-5836 SF'EI'4"~y~ NEW HOLLAhD |ram maunnal RANDY FOWBLE (,,?,. .,, flUSH HOG %~,;LtWAT[R ~)KLA '4:;';, 'e'e'" "~ :? r'3~' GATES NOSE & FITTINGS 1-800-522-4190 (0kla. T011 Free) CUSTOM HOMES REMODELS*ADDITIONS CUSTOM CABINETS U, am 4rtflur lgui/dcr 4@$.37~-4e6- S" ..,.WA-EF, oK Realtor-Associate Ikdect HeaRs AIle~'y Off: 4051372-4344 Res: 4051547-5384 207-A S. h~ln P. O. 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