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e Princlsl Joe Hren- the following teachers for the year. First day of Aug. 22. Davis Joshua Evans, Alan Jennings, Gary Timothy Leister, Laura Mobley, Crystal Savory, Kerri Varvi], and Davis Crystal Holder, D. J. McClenny, Laurie Mc- Mills, Tiffany Palmer, Barry Perkins, Jeseica Roberts, Raeanna Rodieck, Tammie Savory, Lee Scott, A. W. Sharp, Justin Spoonemore, Lori Thomas, Jermey Varvfl, and Tammy Wagner. Second Grade--Mrs. Ewlng Christy Blair, Ashley Collum, Fleeta Courtright, Anthony Dean, Tyler Fowler, Brandon Frame, Autumn Harris, Jeanne Johnson, Jsesica Johnson, Jeff McClellan, Magan McVey, Josh'Morris, Jesse Murray, Shajuan Penn, Anita Slusser, Angels Stearman, Julie Stinson, Steven Stolns, Jennifer Talley, and Regina Ventrie. Second Grade--Mm. B0otlsn Allen, Tobi Hennis, Jacob Metcalf, Cody Candi Murray, Stacy Thomas Allen, Michelle Alex- Perkins, Andrew ander, ~enneth Bittle, Piper Roggow, Billy Dickson, Ashlee Drake, Kevin Stearman, and Eaves, Joshua Fields, Katrina Hmmlbaker, Michael Lee, Chris McCutchan, Jimmy McDowell, Cary Motcer, Jennifer Milligan, Randy Pendergrmm, Brandi Porter, Virginia Rock, Will Ryim, JoAnn Savory, Hannah Stearman, and Niles, Erik Oliver, Larry Reed, Stacy Stanton, James Wilkes, and Scotty Wooden. Fifth Grade--Mrs. Demou Christie Beane, Katina Blocker, Preston Charlton, Brad Co{lure, Suzanne Constien, Erica Crane, Shauna Dotson, Deanna Dry, Timo- thy Ervin, Jennifer Eshelman, Trish Field, Shane Frazier, Krissa Grider, Mike Hodges, Shanteah King, Dondi Lawson, Rachel List, Stoney Matheson, Donna Matney, Matt Parsel, Jered Prickett, Amy Scott, and Kim Watts.- Fifth Grade--Mrs. Hardin Trfici Jami Beery, Jason Binty'- haelMlc Bostian, Kessie Brown, Brown, Kathy Constien, Brent Cop- pock, Traci Furman, Leonard Geer, Kristi Hall, Angels Harper, Charissa Hazelbaker, Matthew Hill Chris Hux, Shad Minton, Shannon Ools, Bryan Payne, Kelly Perkins,. Karl Pierce, Raegan Savage, Tonya Slusser, anli Billy VanStavern. Fifth Grade--Mrs. PEARCYS HOLD REUNION The annual Pearcy reunion was held in Perkins, Oklahoma at the Free Methodist Campground, on Sunday, August 4, 1985. This 20th reunion was attended by 123 descendants of Stacy and Annie Pearcy. Those attending from Arkansas were Laverne and Martha Pearcy, Christoper and Rachel Poague; Brenda Rodebush, Jeremy and Erin of Van Buren; Athena Cook and Calvin; Mearl and Dora Pearcy of Greenwood; Rev. Ray and Charlene Carter and Kristi of Alma; Cubert and Jean Pearcv and Sterling;, Leon The Perkins Journal Thursday, August 8, 1985 PAGE I I 9 a Norma (McGee) Cooper, a property owner near the Dugout Creek bridge on the In- dian Road south of Perkins, says the $100,000 bridge is causing her farm to be washed away, and has called in county and state officials to help her. and Tammy Percy of Maynard; Mrs. Coope_ran!thtlr.hu.sb_im.d Rev, Max and Kathy Williams, of Cushing, met with local Cassie, Christina and Cody of War- ten; James and Dorothy Pearcy, farmers and Rep. Mike Morris Wanda and Karla; Omer and RaChel Pearcy of Hackett; and Sharon Blythe, Kimbedy and Keith of Boonesville. Attending from California were Shirley Biggs and Tracie of Victorville; and Lee Peal cy of Norwalk. Attending from Missouri were Richard and Deone Atkimmn of Columbia; and Ricky Cook and Janma of Springfield. At- tending from Nebraska wlml David and Darlene Barwick and Bruce of AlmL AtUmd from Kansu Bob Georgia INmrcy, Lance and one evening last week at the site. They all agreed that the new structure is not compatible with the present course of the creek. According to Mrs. Cooper, the new concrete structure built with state FEMA funds and de- a she was finally able to get the debris cleared out from beneatK She says she has learned that apparently the state can come in, engineer the bridges agai t all local advice, move out and assume no responsiblity to the farmers and property owners for the damage they have i caused. The county engineer has made some recommendations but that doesn help. The county commissioners are apparently responsible to no one, Mrs. Cooper states. The property owner has con- tacted local farmers, some who joined her at the bridge site for i signed by state engineers, izmpectkmwhichwas also at- "' 1 replaced an old, narrow stn tended by Rep. Morris and the ture that had no Those included Pal- was spanless letting tlm water, nmr, Wendell and J 17 Sadler, flow throug The new strtic- PauIEvans, Russell Westfal] i thatJoe Bart northAmerican Focht~ Raymond I~ow ...... ~rly Hall. 'ramara Matthew AHen, !