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r:T THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, September 22, 2011 - A3 Mutual Improvement Club Meets The Mutual Improvement to the Friends of the Library you may check with Irene to ClubmetinthehomeofGaye as Carol was a great sup- see if you owe for this year. LynnChaney, September 15, porter of the library. Plaza Dinner - Virginia: 2011. The meeting started at Irene brought thecopyof The Territorial Plaza is a 7:00 p.m. the Perkins-Tryon Demons' great asset to Perkins and Members present were 2011 Yearbook to passthe surrotmdingcommunity. Gaye Lynn Chaney, Mad- around, it is the book we We have many visitors to ann Miller, Fern Downey, purchased for the Perkins the area, the children love Judy Bartram, Ann McK- Library. It is our wish and the the splash pad, the pavilions night, Kathryn Bostian, Joan libraries that we continue this are used for family gatherings McDaniel, Judy Moorman, purchase in the future. The andthe Vassar Center is also Judy Spillars, Darla Woody, library will contact us when being used for many func- LaNell Harris, Virginia it is time to reserve a book for tions. The church building Sasser, Nelda Kirby and the new school year. has been moved in and .... Irene Nickels. Judy and lrene gave a report hope to start the reroofing 4th overall 4-H honors in the 2011 4-H/FFA Junior Wheat show wont to Kohl Murray President Nelda thanked of the threehomes chosen for project next week, weather Pictured here from left to right: Brad Freie, Shawn Freie, Jim Reese/Secretary of Agricul- Gaye Lynn for stepping up, the summer of 2011. We permitting. Cimarron Valley tufa; Kohl Murray, Dr. Robert Whitson, Dean of OSU's Division of Ag Sciences and Natural on short notice, to host the always enjoyed our excur- Railroad Museum has been Resources; Debbie Murray and Kurt Murray. Photo provided meeting for this evening, sioias and it was a bit of a donated to the Plaza and will / Gaye Lynn has also com- challenge this summer with be located east ofthe Service Murray Making Slrides with Qverley Variety pleted the year books and the weather conditions but Station in the near future. will hand those out this eve- we managed to find three It is once again time Kohl Murray, son of Kurt what it takes to produce tion, Oklahoma Genetics ning. We greatly appreciate very worthy homes, to prepare for the annual and Debbie Murray and milling quality wheat." He Incorporated and Oklahoma all the work and time Gaye Plazaupdate: JudyBartram dinner, which helps fund the Brad and Shawn Freie, also stated that "The pur- State University. Lynn puts into preparing would like to thank all who Plaza and the projects. The recently placed 4th overall pose of this program is to The Oklahoma Wheat these books, participated each weekend committee has been busy in the 4-H division while promote the production of Commission works to A warm welcome was during the summer to be making plans. The dinner showing Overley variety quality wheat and teach 4-H promote greater utilization given to Ann McKnight our available to visitors, to show will be October 15tb and we in the Oklahoma 4-H/ and FFA youth about wheat of wheat in both domestic newest MI member. Also the buildings and answer will need help in every area, FFA Wheat Show Qual- production, marketing, and and international markets in attendance was our guest any questions. Because setting up, preparing the ity Improvement Program management." through research, market and speaker for the evening, of the light house keeping tables, serving and clean- and State 4-H/FFA Junior Murray, a member of the development, and public CrystalOwens. each one did the Pistol Pete ingup. Virginia wiU pass Wheat Show. Murray Perkins 4-H club, received education. Five wheat We were told of the pass- house looked very nice all around a work sheet sign up placed 8th in production $1,000 in scholarship producers representing ing of our honorary member, the time. page. Tickets wiUbe $30.00 and visual, 5th in milling money for his accomplish- designated districts across CarolAcuff. There wiU not It is time once again to pay per person and we are able to and baking, combined ments with his Overleythe state serve as the Okla- be a service for her. Virginia ourannualduesandsoifyou serve240. Our goal this year placing him 4th overall, variety. In all, $16,000 homa Wheat Commission's made a motion to contribute were not at the May meeting is to eam $25,000. Murray recently accepted in scholarship money was board of directors. Current Our next meeting will be his awards at a recognition given away at the banquet, officers are Tom Stephens. October 20th in the home of banquet held at the Okla- Scholarships are funded Chairman. Guymon: Tom " ................. FemDowney. homa State Universityby Check-off dollars and Glazier, Vice Chairman. Our guest speaker Crystal Alumni Center. awarded to the top five 4-H Loyal; Don Schieber. Owens was introduced. She AccordingtoKimAnder- and top five FFA entries. Secretary-Treasurer. is a Sophomore Englishson, Oklahoma Cooperative The contest is sponsored Ponca City; Jeff Kreh- Teacher at Perkins-Tryon and Extension Service grain by the Oklahoma Wheat biel. member. Hydro; and is the Yearbook Advisor. marketing specialist; "Par- Commission, Oklahoma Kenneth Failes, member, Crystal has many interests ticipating students learn Wheat Research Founda-Cherokee. but really enjoys writing, photography and genealogy. She loves taking pictures and being the Yearbook Advisor gives her a great opportunity to take all kinds of photos and often. The meeting adjourned and refreshments were enjoyed by all! ,rounds" itv P-T FFA Cleans Up The Perkins-Tryon FFA Chapter had its biannual trash pick~up on Wednesday September 7th tO clean up the community for Old Settlers Day. The FFA Chapter had 62 members - show up to help. After the pick up the members held a meeting and had pizza for refresh- ments. Pictured above is the group of members who participated with some of their trash. Photo provided "1' "~ (405) 547-11 \ Saturday 9 a.m. to Noon Drive.thru Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 7:30 a.m. to Noon