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Page 2- The Published every Thursday by Reid Newspapers, Inc. dba The Perkins Journal, 133 ,South Hain P.O. Box 695 Perkins,- 74059 Telephone [405] 547.241 I" 23, 1993 Perkins Journal -David W. Reid...President &amp; Publisher Suzann Gibson...General Manager Bob Williams .... Editor '1"he Perkins Journal U$PS 42 8040 'SecoCnd-class postage paid at Perkins, OK 74059. POSTMASTER: Send change of address to P.O. Box 695, Oklahoma 74059-0695 Subscription Rates: In Payne, Lincoln, Logan, - $15.00 per year. By Hall elsewhere in Oklahoma- $17.00 Outside of Oklahoma - $29.00 per year. From the Journals Files... Erom the files of the PerlCms Journal 10 years ago, Sept. 22, 1983 - Perkins was informed last week by the state that it has received $100,000 grant to be used in the development of several capital improvement projects, fire stadon, parks and installation of water lines, under the Emergency Jobs Bill. The improvements will mean employment for at least 12 people. The Perkins City Council ap- proved ylor Dozing Service Inc., Kingfisher, as the low and success- ful bidder on the sewer improve- mcm project that will get underway next week. The Annual Jaycees sponsored Old Settler's Day celebration will be held Saturday, Oct. I. The taxable value of proper in the Perkins school district increased $756,975 over the valuation last year and is up nearly $4.5 million from 10 years ago. The Perkins-lYyon Demons held on to defeat Tonkawa 14-7 to run their season football record to 2- 1 Friday night. The Demons face Crescent next. less than 20 years ago with prat- tle.ally nothing, but now controls better than 4,000 acres has been named WKY's Oklahoma Farmer- Rancher of the Year for 1973. Jack Downey of Perkins will be cen- ter stage in special ceremonies con- ducted at the Oklahoma State Fair on Sunday, Sept. 23. Judy Spillars has been elected president of the Young Homemak- ers Organization. Other officers in- clude: Connie Rafferty, vice pres- ident; Judy Moorman, secretary- Frmn the files of the Perkins treasurer; Lorene Redns, historian; Journal 20 years ago, Sept. 20, Donna Lauener, reporter; and Vir- 1973 - A Payue County wheat grower and cattleman, who started thumped Oilton 25-0 Friday night behind the running of Tom Hinkle who scored a pair of touchdowns on runs of 14 and 34 yards. From the rdes of the Perkins Journal 30 years ago, Sept. 19, 1963 - The Perkins Demons survived a first quarter derive by the Oilton Panthers and went on to win going away, 22-6, in their football season opener. The Perkins Lions Club held their annual "teacber's nighC Monday with a record 77 members and guests showing up. the files of the Perkins gina Sasser, advisor. Journal 40 years ago, Sept. 24, The P-T football-playin8 Demons _ 1953 - Several out-of-town ps j" Letter TO The Edftor],, J ! THE PERKINS Chember of Commeroe Arts and Crofts 8how, '.hristmaa in 8eptember," hem at the ag farm was deemed "a very large auooeem," by Gone Wollenberg, halrman of the event. "There was a large and steady steam of JPlt at thehow which pleased the exhibitors," said Wollenberg. "About everyone I talked to was very happy with the event." Looking to Find Places For Farming and Grazing Or Hunting and Camping--- a Weekend Getaway? Land Is All You Need. Solution: State School Land. Sound Good? It Is! Prime State Land for Lease Five Year Lease Terms. AUCTIONS FROM OCT. 15---NOV. 6 Auctions Nearest You Oct. 15: Payne County Fairgrounds, Stillwater Oct. 21: Enid Fairgrounds, Hoover Auditorium To Tne Editor: I want to thank Bob Williams and his staff at the Perkins Journal for publishing our Senior Citizens article each week. Too, I want to thank all those who read the news article and especially to those who look forward to receiving it. John has retired as president of the Senior Citizens. I will no longer be writing the news letter, but Goldie Bean will. She will do a good job. We are moving to Stillwater but will be coming back and forth. Thank you again Betty Beeler i l To The Editor: I was very pleased with the turnout for the prayer last Friday night prior to the first home football game in Perkins. Gathering in the south endzone were cheerleaders, band members, students, teachers and fans from both schools. in store for the Perkins school band, it was announced by Dick Powell, director. TOmorrow afternoon, the band will go to Marshall to play at the football game between the Perkins Demons and the Marshall team. Cattle continues to come into the comparatively lush pastures of this area from drier areas. Congressman TOm Steed was a Perkins visitor last Thursday afternoon. Edwina" Albright, local FFA queen, will compete Sunday after- noon at the Oklahoma State Fair- grounds for the fide of State FFA Quem and Sweetheart. The Perkins Athletic Club will T-_esday at 7:30 at the home of Bob Chesuey. Plans for the junior high school football game Thursday night were discussed and for the high school game Friday afternoon at Marshall were heard. The Perkins Demons launched the 1953 football season Thursday, September 17, by defeating the Yale BuildeRs with a convincin score of 37-7. The Demons are coached by Hollis Ward. Roy Crabs, president of the former student's nounced the annual School reunion will be Oct. 24. Pony Express with ing and Charlton Heston ing at the Perkins Lyric Bob Barnes Motors of was offering a used 1946 Door with radio, heater tires for $595 and a 1949 with radio, heater, sun tone finish for $990. Prom the files of the Journal 57 years ago, 1936 - Ihken up astray, a pig. Owner come and pay for advertising. C.T. Mr. and Mrs. R.B. rented rooms of Mrs. Bums. Prom the flies of the Journal 78 years ago, 1915 - The Perkins Editor has been honored by made secretary of the unfortunately became ill before and was confined and could not attend, and nothing of it except what Miss Emma Sunday to teach her Coyle. Soonerville Sooners 28th annual reunion The Soonerville Soouer's 28th Annual School Reunion will he Sunday, Oct. 10, 11 a.m. 4 p.m. at the American National Bank conmamity room, 300 N. , Cushing. Former studmts, teachers, and spouses are invited to come renew aratmintances, and enjoy a delicious covered dish. It was very heartwarming to see If members or teachers are unable the Christian wimess exemplified by to attend, please write Irene Hood ' 4 . ...............  S" Dmgau, Cushing, 74023 or I want to thank the scho01 cai19182250831, with anupdate administration for permitting this of your family or any information concerning our former school. Any information given will be compiled into a history book If you have any pictures, or articles, of happenings concerning Soonerville School, please brin8 them with you. If amone is unable gathering, and I look forward to an even greater response at future home games. Let's support our team and our God. Sincerely, ! Jeff Gill, Perkins I Is Happy To Announce That... "Ike" Is Back! FRANK L. "lke" HUBBARD, D.O. Is Now Taking Appointments He Will Begin Seeing Patients MON., SEPT. 20 Cimarron Medical Clinic 1102 E. 2nd Cushing 918/225-6904 to attend, maybe a copy furnished to place in the are compiling. Jump, Margaret, jump Jump, Margaret, jump. Joe Hrencher gave his Margaret, an unusual present last Saturd. He her to make her first "It cost about $135/' I principal at the Perkins School, said. "And, the video tape they shoot jump. "She was attached to a sional sky diver." Margaret, who is Perkins-Tryon High School, "it was great." Joe sees it another way. "I see no reason to jump an airplane while it is still he said. ..:: Sun. & TOTAL Perkins Whistle Stops Community Calendar SEPTEMBER 1993 SUN i 5 i i 12 19 26 MON 6 13 TUE 7 14 i WED 1 8 15 THU 2O 21 28 22 29 2 9 16 3O FRI 3 101 17 SAT 4 18 i 25 I Sept. 23-24 District Softball Tournament Here 1 p.m. Sept. 24 Varsity Football Perklns-Tryon At Kingfisher Sept. 27 7th-8th Football At Perry 5 p.m. Sept. 27 Lions Club Lions Den 7 p.m. Sept. 27 Harvest Feat Meeting Computer Learning Center 7:30 p.m. 4-05--372--3367 Diamonds--Colored Stones-Bridal SetS Wedding Bands-'Watches-Giffs-Cl< 708 S. MAIN, STILLwATER, OK 74074 * (405) "Serving Stillwater and Area Since 1964" KENT & KINZIE CERTIFIED PUBLIC JIM E. 321 W. PERKINS, OK PH.