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!MBER 26, i996 ournal 40 Years Ago -September 27. 1956 *Dry drought conditions have resulted in what many feel is a record in fire runs answered by the Perkins Fire Department in many years. The total fire runs for 1956 is 17, with not quite so dry 1955 pro- ducing only four runs. The 1956 record started with the $50,000 Mill fire the first day of the year. ,Phillip Fagan and ArEs Riley returned home Tuesday after spend- ing the summer at harvest. They worked in Texas, Enid, Kansas, North Dakota and South Dakota. -The Perkins Demons suffered their first loss of the season to a big, aggressive Yale team 7-0, in a tightly contested battle that could have gone either way with a few breaks for either team. Outstanding on defense for the Demons were freshman guard Stephefi Sumner and Horace Moore, who held down one linebacker post. In rushing, the Demons were led by halfback Bob Fagan who gained 33 yards. Friday, the Demons meet Marshall on the Perkins field in a con- ference game. The Demons beat Marshall 20 to 0 last year. Display ad on page two: NOTICE - I have bought theMobil Sta- tion at Perkins Corner from Mr. Cundiff. I would liketo extend an invitation to his former customers to continue to drop in, and all new customers to come in and try our fine Mobil products and ex- pert service. All brands of oil, candy, pop, cigarettes and fiats fixed. Open every day 7 a.m. till 9 p.m. - Shaffer Service Station - phone 9501 in Perkins. -Nu-Way Cardinal Food Store advertised Breakfast Delight Cof- fee in vacuum pack for 79 and two pounds of Family Style Bacon for 98. 38.yr Ago - Sentember 28. 1961 Glenda Mercer, Oklahoma State University student from Perkins, presented a program of piano music to the Perkins Lions club Mon- day night. *Display ad on page two: 33-40 CAFE - Good home cooked food, come out and eat with Muriel and Nona. Barbecue that's out of this world and fried shrimp. oln a Letter TO The Editor, residents Mr. and Mrs. James Adams write: "Justice? I see no reason why the residents of Perkins should pay for a service they do not receive half the time. It would seem only fair, that if the City of Perkins charges its residents 50 cents monthly as a trash hauling fee, they should receive this service. Individual complaints seem of no avail. Our Mayor has stated that His ship, USS Edward McDonnell, crossed the equator during her current Western Pacific deployment. He has been designated a "Shellback", having been declared so by the seafaring legendary, ominous court of"King Neptune." His ship entered the Southern Hemisphere off the coast t)f Ecuador, South America. *All roads lead to Perkins this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 24 and 25, for the annual Old Settler's Day Celebration and Rodeo. There'll be fun for everyone - from horseshoe pitching, hog calling, to dancing, to dominoes. But look out for The Wild Bunch pictured below. This salty group has threatened a bank robbery about 2:30 p.m. Their names are Warren Reynolds, Curtis Owens, Myron Reynolds and Leon Reynolds, so be on the lookout for them. Be sure to wear your Western clothes or you may be fined and/or thrown in jail. So it may be a little dangerous to attend, but the fun will be well worth it. Helen Christina Allen and Carl Fowble were united in marriage at 7:30 p.m. Saturdayin the Friends Chapel Church. Perkins-Tryon junior Andy Roberts (rign The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rolley Allen of Coyle. Foe/m,gan of Guthrie, investigate the tim ', Carl is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Fowble of Perkins. tom on a truck during their automotive/di Miss Connie Fowble, sister of the groom, served as bridesmaid program at Meridian Technology Center, . and ] and Winifred Evans of Perkins was the best man. Ushers were Jerry Meridian .... Burrow of Perkins and Marvin Moorman of Stillwater. The couple will maketheir home in Perkins. Caregiver workshop begins in to, 20 Years A, o-Sentember 23, 1976 A six-week workshop, Reflect- to an aged-- '--- In a recent review of the Perkins-Tryon School District #56 fi- ing Change, will consider prac- greater accesS ' nancial figures with superintendent Shelby Wyatt, it was learned tical information to help sources, learn llt " -x,,xq L, O' that the district's valuation is nea,ng the five million dollar mark. caregivers understand feelin ,s tivel with one Front page photo caption: Who d ever thought there would ve been traffic lights on the Cimarron? But here it is, plain as day. The lights keep traffic regulated remarkably well as workmen repair the surface of the Lee Kirk Bridge, south of town. The Prague Red Devils conquered the Perkins-Tryon Demons Friday night with a 35-6 victory which left the Demons with a 0-3 : - : p. L, ation )fthe in- ylorsvllle record for the s$ason, formative group discussion is set Thursday, Oct. ~-*At . ey Years Ago - Sentember 24. 1981 at the St, llwater Parks & Recre ,ng the . ' . : , - .... (ott In this weeks'@elephone P011 Perkins was asked: Is the state- at,on Sen,or Achv,tv Center, N-1Accord"i ( t 1015 E. 12. " mission, conce o Sc wide County Commissioner investigation, that is revealing exten- The ~essions are desigmed tbr Call 4~~'~tag v sive corruption, a surprise to you? Yes, 30% and no, 70%. adults who have older parents, formatmn.-' ' " ut'nts *PlY.to caption: Bill Hunt rides shotgun on this stagecoach in Saturday's Old Settler's Day parade, spouses, relatives, neighbors or Three Oklahoma State University students from the Perkins- -friends they are caring fer or an- ,yon area will be practicing teachers during the fall semester, ticipate caring for. A supportive Dawn D. Bradley, daughter ofA. Arlin Bradley, 104 Eaton Drive in Perkins, will be teaching physical education in the Kingfisher Public Schools. Ginger Kaylene Sadler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Jerry Sadler of Perkins, will be doing her on-site elementary at Stillwater High- land Park School. Sheila Gay Vassar, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Allan Vassar of Try,n, will be doing her on-site elementary at Stillwater Will Rogers School. and infornmtive approach is de- signed to alleviate stress on families with changes associated with growing older. Session u)pics include: Under- standing the P. yehological As- pects of Aging; Chronic Illnesses & Behavioral Changes with Age; Sensory Deprivation & Improv- "Friends even if the trash were not picked up, we still are charged. Ten Years A o. Seatember 25, 1986 ing Communication; Living Ar- If the city needs money that desperately, it seems to me it should October 14 is the date set for a bond election to fund the con- rangements" & Shared Dectslon Making, Avadabdzty & Utd~za try giving tickets for the speeding and reckless driving that seems struction of a new Perkins elementary school that will be located " ' ..... - . tmnof Community resources, to be the pastime in this town." on a 15 acre campus on East Kirk Avenue in Perkins. i . . and Camng /br the Careg~ver, Display ad on the back page: ANNOUNCING - On Monday, Tues- Thelocation, was purchased from Mrs. Peters and her serf _ . . , " Wednesday of each week, my shop will be managed by Conrad DePriest, is located across the street south ofth 4 nited -o',-, -l? t g IPa. ts an .antllp.ate Theda Rainbolt, a graduate ofStillwater Beauty Academy. For an Methodist Church. learning to develop greater appointment, call L/7-2668 or L/7-2551. - Dora's Beauty Shop *The Perkins-Tryon Demons will open their district play Friday awareness of personal responses AROUND THE TOWN: > Mr. and Mrs. Ray Harral returned Sept. 18 from a three-day visit night at 8 p.m. on Wilhite Field in Perkins, when they meet Sperry. The Demons have already played three non-district games, de- Diamonds--Colored .t with their son, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Harral, jr. of Wagoner. The Harrals felting Kellyville 33-14, Deer Creek Edmond 28-20 and Chandler Wedcling Bands--Walcbes Gifts" | fished at Ft. Gibson lake and visited the Sequoyah arena. 21-6. - [ A.] J > Attending the Stillwater Hairdressers Association meeting in the Homecoming Queen. Student Union in Stillwater Sept. 11 from Perkins were Maxine Martin and Estelle Jacobs. Five Years Alo . Sentember 26, 199! 3Q Years Ao -Sentember'22. 1966 *Perkins-T jon pri ncipal Max Townsend announced today that 708 S. MAIN, STILLWATER, OK 74074 The new- te Cloud Lodge at the IOA Ranch near Perkins Phillip E. Raines had been named a Commended Student in the "Serving Stillwotor end Ate# $in0 W[ National Merit Scholarship Program. Aletter of commendation from" will be dedicated September 25, 1966, at 2 p.m. Governor Henry the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the KENT & ANNETI'E KINZIE Bellmen will be the dedication speaker, program, will be presented by the school to this outstanding senior The lodge is the newest addition to the IOA Ranch and is equipped to handle 15 boys. It is located at "The Cedars which is one mile west of the Cimarron River bridge on US 177. The main home on the ranch is called Dairyland" and is located three and one-half miles south of Perkins on US 177. The IOA Ranch is 750 acres of farm and ranch land which pro- daces wheat,, alfalfa, hay and dairy products. The farm also oper- _a s a f.eed__ lot program. The ranch is a home designed as a school for family living for delinquent boys and was started in 1947 when the G. W. Main fam- ily deeded 650 acres to a non-profit organization. The other 100 acres was donated by the Santa Fe Railroad from right of Way and river frontage. The ranch is now a state project of the Lions Club. The Perkins Lions Club will be at the dedication to park the cars and the Perkins Jaycees will have a concession stand. Demons win at Yale, beat Bulldogs 28-0. Front page photo caption: Leading the cheers at the Perkins High School football games this season are these six PHS beauties: Jody Nelson, Marilyn Brixey, Kathy Himes, Debbie Arthur, Karen Holbrook and Jane Wells. Photo captions on the sports page: (1.) Shown is the first touch- down in the Perkins-Yale game Friday night at Yale Larry Porter, directly behind No. 44 of Yale, smashed through for the score late in the first quarter. (2.) Maurice Overholt clutches a Danny Kastl pass for the final score Friday. 25 Years Ago. Seatembc.r 23. 1971 The Perkins-Tryon Band traveled to Perry Sunday to capture second place in the Cherokee Strip Celebration parade. Losing the Class C title to Hennessey by only one point, the March- ing Demons were awarded 92 out of a possible 100 points. .Rain! Rain! Rainl In the month of September,'Perkins has al- ready received 7.35 inches. .Rodger D. Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Anderson of Perkins, recently participated in one of Naval tradition's oldest and most heralded rituals. *Nobody enjoyed the 69th Annual Old Settler's Day celebration more than Brenda Payne. Payne was the grand prize winner of over $500 in Perkins Bucks and other merchandise prizes. The drawing was the final event of the day. Old Settler's Day dawned overcast and chilly and kept the crowds down early. By parade time at 11:30 a.m. the streets were lined with spectators. The Senior Class had the winning float in the 69th Old Settler's Day Parade. Last Year-. September 2& 1995 *Perkins-Tryon school officials expelled a local student last Fri- day for allegedly carrying a gun to school, the district attorney's office confirmed Tuesday evening. The 16 year old male juvenile has been turned over to the "juve- nile court system", according to Assistant District Attorney Jack Bowyer. The Perkins Chamber of Commerce sponsored annual Harvest Fest Celebration held this weekend will.be fun for the entire family with events scheduled Friday evening and all day Saturday, local Chamber of Commerce leaders said. Members of the Perkins-Tryon Board of Education looked like they had been kicked in the stomach last Thursday night at a spe- cial board meeting held to open and hopefully award a low bidder to construct a new gymnasium that voters had overwhelmingly May. ABLE COUPON Get More Than a Test Get Back Your Life NATIONAL DEPRESSION SCREENING "bREE of (.batge Written self- 7Ost Jbr Depression Screening Interview with Mental Health Edt cational Presentation Symptoms of Depression Include feelings ofsad wss, hopelessness, wc cha ges in sh,eping and eatingpatter S irritability, a xiousness, restlessness inabili(r to co tcentrate fatigue or loss o[e.ergy uneaI)lained aches andpains thoughts of death or suicide Depression ts an illness and effective are available. Cushing Regional Hospital Behavioral To Schedule an A