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4-THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, August 9, 2001 by Cindy Sheets plans to welcome Harding gestions for ribbon cuttings. J{}urnal Publisher Lawrence to Perkins are pro- John Nyper, the workforce Chamber of Commerce ceeding, development coordinator for the members are ready to welcome Lawrence will serve as this Stillwater market of the Okla- leachers back during the year's Old Settlers Harvest Fest homaWorkforce Investment chamber's annual Back to Parade Grand Marshal. Board, gave a short program School Business Fair. Lawrence, born in Perkins in outlining the board's system of The Business Fair will be 1920, gained world-wide noto- developing and aligning people held Monday, Aug. 13, at the riety as the driving force behind with the skills that they will need middle school gym. the establishment of Braniffln- to fill jobs in this area. Participating business own- ternational as the epitome of Nyper asked chamber mem- ,:rs will ofiL'r information and style in the air transportation bers to consider serving on this vvcial discounts and goodiesto field, board. R,turnmg teachers. Kathleen Ford, wife of theFollowing adjournment, Bttsincss Fair committee late Henry Ford lI, isalso sched- chamber members attended a chair Twila Longan handed out uled to attend the event, ribbon cutting ceremony at Big sign-up packets during the Sasser said the Lawrence Sky Mercantile. chamber's meeting held on Aug. entourage attending the parade The next chamber meeting is 2. Any interested business will number at approximately scheduled for noon Thursday, owner who would liketo partici- 40. Aug. 16, at the Perkins Lions ~ate in the fair is encouraged to In other business, Patty Club. contact Longan at 547-2436. Johnson asked for nominations David Sasscr reported that forcitizen ofthemonth and sug- Allen and Nelson marry Sherryl LaVette Allen and Cameron Terrell Nelson. On June 24, 2001 at 7:30 CallieNelsonofClanton, Aia- p.m., Sherryl LaVette Allen bama. and Cameron Terrell Nelson The Rev. Elvin Mack, Sr. were joined in marriage in conducted the wedding cer- Perkins. emony. The ring bearer was Sherryl is the daughter.of Deon Anderson and the flower Elroy and Sheron Allen of girl was Celina Momson. Perkins. Cameron is the son of The couple will make their Don and YolandaAnderson of home in Stillwater. Edmond and Michael and Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Fair entries Missy Green, owner of Big Sky Mercantile, is joined by members of Perkins Commerce for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 2. Journal photo by Ripley Schools to begin classes on August 16 Classes will begin for Ripley class schedule. The signature of Public Schools at 8:30 a.m. on one parent is needed on all en- Thursday, August 16. Breakfast rollment packet forms. For stu- will be served from 8 to 8:25 dents already pre-enrolled who a.m. Students new to our school may need to change their sched- and students not yet pre-en- ule, seniors and juniors may do rolled who will be entering 7 this on August 6 and 7 between through 12 grade will need to the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 12 come in on August 14 between noon; sophomores and freshmen the hours of 8:30 a.m. and3:15 may come in August 8 and 9 p.m. to complete the necessary between the hours of 8:30 a.m. paperwork and put together a and 12 noon; and 7 and 8 grad- Payne County can enter. Some of the new classes this year are: angels, any medium; ceramics, glazed and dry brush; doll clothes, 1 complete outfit dress on the doll; calligraphy, any item; decoupage; handmade stained glass; scrapbooks (memory books) by adults and by children; handmade bas- ketry; decorative beadwork (any designed article); bird- house or other nature craft; and computer graphics (personally designed) with a class for adults ers may make chan gust 10 between 8:30 12 noon. We will .be Welcome Back on Tuesday, August 1, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., during time students and meet teachers, become with classrooms and any unfinished perwork. We look seeing everyone there! OPAT receives grant for 10th Perkins-Tryon Oklahoma Parents as Teachers has received a State Department of Education Grant for the 10'h year. OPAT supports parents as their child's first teacher in building founda- tions for living and learning. The program is designed to provide parents an opportunity to en- hance their child's development in the following areas: language, intelligence, social/emotional and physical. The OPAT pro- gram offers practical ideas and announces OM applications and for youth; but there are lots more. suggestions to make parenting available for 2001-2002 In the pie baking contest even more fulfilling. Saturday, September 1, a cat- This program is free and vol- egory has been added for a pie untary for families with children The Iowa Tribe Of Oklahomadistribution pick up date, time, Monday, August 27, 8 a.m.- with pastry bottom crust and a from birth to age three who re- JOM Program announces the and location. 7 p.m. is Entry Day for all ex- refrigerated filling, such as key side in the Perkins-Tryon School 2001-2002 school year applica- To qualify for the JOM pro- hibits in the Exhibit Hall at the lime, strawberry, etc. district. Parents will receive the lions are available.Anew appli- gram your child/ren will also Payne County Fair, excluding Last year a youth class made following services; home visits , cation must be filled out for ev- have to attend public school in plants and flowers and the Sat- by someone under 18 was with a parent educator and par- ery child each school year. JOM the service area of the Iowa urday contests, added. It should have a bottom ent group meetings, both in was set up to help eligible In- Tribe of Oklahoma, which in- Fairbooks list over 400 crumb crust, and can be any which child development infor- dian students educationally and eludes the following school dis- fiaanciatty, A,copy of the: stu, ~ ~t~;,iC~, ~yte, Guthde, classes in Open Class, includ- kind of pie. mation is shared. Each child will . ~ing e4~,ilai~,i,~ax~ ~af/.s,~ ,., T'F~ mor~ informationabo~ '' be screened for, strengths and debts tril al enrollment card. Perkins, " S[illwater,+ and bakiffg?cl hihg,r6ps,'fiffeart; enl ?ihg:l he fair, come get a weakness in all areas of devel- meisl accompany all applica- Wellston. : !I "food preservation, home gar- fairbook at the Payne County opment. tions. All parents of eligible JOM dening, photography and plants OSU Extension Center or the The following are quotes They also have to meet in- participants are encouraged to & flowers. Expo Center office, from participating parents: "I really like this program. It tells me what stages my children are ready for and what to look for in their education, things I wouldn't know by myself. It is very helpful." "The OPAT program is won- come guidelines (i.e. eligible for attend the JOM IEC (IndianExhibits for children and Entry sheets, entry tags, can- free or reduced lunches). Education Committee), the youth are designated, as well as ning labels, and exhibitor num- School supplies will be dis- meetings are the second Tues- some classes for people 70 and bers can also be obtained at tribmed after your 2001- 2002 day of each month at 6:30 pm, over, but any age may also com- those two locations. Or, call application has been approved, in the White Cloud building at pete against the adults in any ex- 405-747-8320 or 405-377- Once your child/s application is the tribal complex. The next hibit. And, anyone who lives in 1275. complete and approved, you will meeting will be Tuesday August Payne County or has land in be notified of the school supply 14. derful. My family feels that we are a part formation available is New and different idOs really been valuable on development." "I feel that my learned a lot from the stimulating activities proud to be in a feels learning is As parents you child's first and teacher. For more enroll, contact Pat (Perkins Elementary ,CLEANING CARPET, I_ DRAPES .TILE ,WATER DAVID [~IICRC Certified Master Cleaner 121 Cushing 918-22! Library storytime By Barbara 7hrltolt Ahring Storytime will resume on Au- gust 15 for preschoolers ages 2 and up. "['he preschool storytime will be each Thursday at 10 a.m. A parent or caregiver should ac- company the preschooler/s to storytime. ]'his time is tailored to be an interactive time between the preschooler and the adult. Stories and activities are centered around themes. The storytime themes for August and September are: August 16 - Back to School Like the Big Kids August 23 - Glorious Sunflow- crs August 30- Yum! Yum! Water- melon! September 6 - Bears Every- where September 13 - Watch Out For Dinosaurs! September 20 - Apple Land .September 27 - Fall Preview Perkins-Tryon ed KAKAS_ Wednesday, 8-15: Cinnamon rolls or cereal, sausage patty, fruit juice, toast, jelly, milk. Thursday, 8-16: Breakfast pup or cereal, fruit juice, toast, jelly, syrup, milk. Friday, 8-17: Sausage gravy or cereal, biscuits, fruit juice, milk, jelly, margarine patty. LUNCH: Wednesday, 8-15: Pepperoni pizza or chicken nuggets, school menus green beans, pineapple chunks, chocolate pudding, ketchup, milk. Thursday, 8-16: Nachos with ground beef or chicken nug- gets, pears, refried beans, chocolate chip cookies, ketchup, milk, picante sauce. Friday, 8-17: Chicken Burger or chicken nuggets, tator tots, Ambrosia fruit salad, ketchup, salad dressing, milk. King Crossword -- Answers RO0 GOROON HOME IMI Roofing Home Repair & Remodeling Oecks - Privacy Fencing 20 Years -Insured Experience Rod Seniors - On a fixed income? I will figure out how to fix itll Payne County Electrolysis Three methods for permanent hair removal. hairline eyebrows & facial hair ears. chest & breast arms & underarms abdomen & back bikini fine legs Ask us about the anesthesia services of D'r. Williams for painless hair removal. 505 E. Highway 33, Suite A 405,547-7000 P.O. BOX 84=?- STILLWATER, OK 74076-0842 405-372-3367 SFltt) 199a S~! -10-3 i ' ' " Back-to-school gift baskets for teachers and students Wedding & Baby registry Ranch style furnishings Gourmet sauces + (:;if!>; :ill occassions! 132"S. Main 547-2928 Ages 3-Adult Kinderdance Ballet Tap. Jazz .Pointe Class sizes are limited. For more information, please call 547-2158. Classes start Aug. 13. Barbara Jones - Instructor Tuesday Customer Appreciation Night )!( All you can eat pizza buffet with a 1 6 )i( ice cold Coke fountain drink, l ll l l l l l l l lll Present This Qoupon For A LARGE PIZZA FOR A I MEDIUM CHARGE One Coupon Per Customer I Don't forget our Tuesday night buffet! Remember...4% of buffet sales go to II I I I I I I I I I