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EDEN CHAPEL By Donna Murlin There were 42 attending Church Sunday. The O. R. U. had charge church services at both Chapel and Lost Creek. Shayne Chesmore of Car- visited Mr. and Mrs. Muffin Tuesday after- Ion. Wednesday evening visi- of Mrs. Elsie Pock were and Mrs. Wayne Taylor, and Mrs. Max Edmon. s0n and Mr. and Mrs. they TaYlor. Mr. Troy Courtright was dinner guest of Mr. Mrs. Joe Burton. Mrs. Opal Courtright ited Mrs. Emily Floyd Friday. Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Garvin Cruse f, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene ey and family, Mr. and rs. Wayne Taylor and ily and Mrs. Ruth "aeridge. Chris and Susan Peterman several days with Mr. Mrs. Alva Murlin while mother, Mrs. Harry was with her Mr. Smith who is in Hospital in Okla- City. We are glad to he is better. Lori and Shawn McLemore kpent Saturday with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Joe Burton. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Murlin, Kenny, Kathy, Jana and Chris wee Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Alva Murlin. Personal Shower Held A personal shower honor- ing Mrs. Jessie Taylor was held at the home of Mrs. Don Pricker Thursday evening. Those attending were: Mrs. Cleo Sumpter, Mrs. Grace Testerman, Mr. and Mrs. Ward Hampton of Tribune, Kansas, Mrs. Retha Ruth- bun, Mrs. Reba Burton, Mrs. Rena Burton, Mrs. Pat Prickett, Mrs. Wanda Pow- ell, Mrs. Betty Beverage, Mrs. Vivian Schuessler, Mrs. Clarilee Evans, Mrs. Cecil Sharp, Mrs. Hellen Robinson, Mrs. Lois Taylor, Mrs. Murle Taylor, and Scott Pendleton. Those sending gifts were: Mrs. Pat Stark of Illinois, Mrs. Maude Hanks, Miss Debbie Powell, Mrs. Floyd Hillhouse, and Mrs Peggy Drawer of Choctaw. -0- I The Carney ]-xtension enjoyed Mon- September 19 at City touring say- different points of Among the places Hall Fame, Fire Fighters National Softball and Puddin' Lane Center. ball Folks, don't forget the meeting and "Bingo" fol- lowing, on Oct. 1 at the School Cafeteria at 6:30. Everyone who is interested in becoming a member of the Club, please be there. Denier Mills at Chandler sold out to the Garon Co. There will be a short vacation for the turnover but will be Open Meeting Law From Page 1) by telephonic or electronic means. The proceedings of a public body shall be kept by a person so designated by such public body in the form of written minutes which shall be an official summary of the proceedings showing clearly those members pres- ent or absent, all matters considered by the public body, and all actions taken by such public body. The minutes of each meeting shall be open to public inspection and shall reflect the manner and time of notice required by this act. In all meetings of public bodies, the vote of each member must be publicly cast and recorded. Section 306 specifies: "No informal gatherings or any electronic or telephonic communications among a majority of the members of a public body shall be used to decide any action or to take any vote on any matter." Section 307 provides for executive sessions being permitted only for purpose of discussing the employment, hiring, appointment, pro- motion, demotion, discipling or resignation of any individual salaried public officer or employee; or by district boards of education for the purpose of hearing evidence and discussing the expulsion or suspension of a student when requested by the student involved or his parent, attorney or legal +gauran and for the purpose of discussing negotiations concerning employees and representatives of employee groups. Provided, however, that any vote or action thereon must be taken in public meeting with the vote of each member publicily cast and recorded. No executive session by a public body shall occur except on a vote by a majority of a quorum of the members present. The complete law is printed in this week's Journal LONGAN FAMILY 1977 Open Meeting Law Text Following is 'the text of the 1977 Open Meeting law (Title 25, Sections 301-314 of state statutes) which is effective October 1, 1977. SECTION 301. This act shall be known as the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act. SECTION 302. It is the public policy of the State of Oklahoma to encourage and facilitate an informed citizenry's understanding of the governmental processes and governmental problems. SECTION 303. All meetings of public bodies, as defined hereinafter, shall be held at specified times and places which are convenient to the public and shall be open to the public, except as hereinafter specifically provided. All meetings of such public bodies shall be preceded by advance public notice specifying the time and place of each such meeting to be convened as well as the subject matter or matters to be considered at such meeting, as hereinafter provided. SECTION 304. As used in this act: 1. "Public body" means the governing bodies of all municipalities located within the State of Oklahoma, boards of county commission- ers of the counties in the State of Oklahoma, boards of public and higher education in the State of Oklahoma and all boards, bureaus, commissions, agencies, trusteeships, authorities, councils, commit- tees, public trusts, task forces or study groups in the State of Oklahoma supported in whole or in part by public funds or entrusted with the expending of public funds, or administering public property, and shall include all committees or subcommittees of any public body. It shall not mean the state judiciary or the State Legislature or administrative staffs of public bodies, including, but not limited to, faculty meetings and athletic staff meetings of institutions of higher education, when said staffs are not meeting with the public body. 2. "Meeting" means the conducting of business of a public body by a majority of its membs being personally together. 3. "Regularly scheduled meeting" means a,meeting at which the regular business of the public body is conducted. 4. "Special meeting" means any meeting of a public body other than a regularly scheduled meeting or emergency meeting. 5. "Emergency meeting" means any meeting called for the purpose of dealing with an emergency. For purposes of this act, an emergency is defined as a situation involving injury to persons or injury and damage to public or personal property or immediate financial loss when the time requirements for public notice of a special meeting would make such .procedure impractical and increase the likelihood of injury or damage or immediate financial loss. 6. "Continued or reconvened meeting" means a meeting which is assembled for the purpose of finishing business appearing on an agenda of a previous meeting. For the purposes of this act, only matters on the agenda of the previous meeting at which the announcement of the continuance is made may be discussed at a continued or reconvened meeting. SECTION 305. In all meetings of public bodies, the vote of each member must be publicly cast and recorded. SECTION 306. No informal gatherings or any electronic or telephonic communications among a majority of the members of a public body shall be used to decide any action or to take any vote on any matter. SECTION 307. No public body shall hold executive sessions unless otherwise specifically provided for herein. Executive sessions of public bodies will be permitted only for the purpose of discussing the employment, hiring, appointment, promo- tion, demotion, disciplining or resignation of any individual salaried public officer or employee: or by district boards of education for the purpose of hearing evidence and discussing the expulsion or suspension of a student when requested by the student involved or his parent, attorney or legal guardian and for the purpose of discussing negotiations concerning employees and representatives of employee groups. Provided, however, that any vote or action thereon must be taken in public meeting with the vote of each member publicly cast and recorded. No executive session by a public body shall occur except on a vote took a brown-bag in production before too REUNION by a majority of a quorum of the members present. and ate their dinner at long. They make Garanimals The Longan family reunion Lincoln Park. They clothes, will be held Sunday October led a very good time Everyone have a nice day 2, 1977 at the Coyle Lre planning on going and go to the church of your Community Building. Olivet EH Club News n the near future, ch,o!ce on Sunday. ,, The meal will be a Potluck .... The Olivet Extension scheduled for October 19 was trey Boosters Basket- God loves you. Dinner. 0 Homemakers Club met Tues- discussed. Carol showed ========================== :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: day September 20 at the articles made out of paper =====::"Y=============:.:==== !::i!!ii.':!:::::::: home of Mrs William Yaseck towel rollers, old Christmas for their regular meeting, cards and some metal cans. Eight members answered Carol gave the lesson, roll call by sharing a bit of Understanding Ages and wisdom from a family Stages of Life. If an adult member, wishes to understand a In the absence of our child's behavior, hewoulddo chaplain, Mrs. Allen, Beulah well to understand himself read the Devotion, Eccles. first. To develop a mentally 3:1-12. healthy state, children have Those present signed a specific needs: Security,   card to send Vera Grant Love, Acceptance, a senseof _ .. Trlaminicin Pierced wishing her a Happy values and an example of Cold Tabs Birthday. Vera was one of fine adults in their lives. Metamucd Ear R, ngs the 00rst and a longtime Vema served delicious ] 40 member of the Olivet Club. refreshments to Edna Close, 3- 2 1 9 24's 2" 12s "" 1" Pro Brite Tooth Brushes Watch Bonds Coets August 22, nine members enjoyed a good time and pot luck supper at the home of Helen Chrystal in Stillwater. Five members entered exhibits at the County Fair and received fifteen ribbons. The Arts and Crafts Show, Beulah Cox, Carol Jarvis, Jewell Mahar, Hazel Scott, Etta Woods and Sybil Wall. The next meeting will be October 18 at the home of Etta Woods. Sybil will give the lesson on Metric Update. '80's 3/79 20% off 68' Store Hours: 6:30- 7:00 Monday thru Saturday Pharmacist" All Day Emergency Night Number.547.5069 Calvin Anthony, Owner !Perkins ehon. u,.,o,, Frontier Federalor00Lo=00Sav!ngs alvin Anthony and Steve WiUingham, Pharmicists Enid Sil?;tei 'ty EdOaTma*Yesvi,TSacushi. The Perkins Journal Thursday, September 29, 1977-9 SECTION 308. Any meeting between the Governor and a majority of members of any public body shall be open to the public and subject to all other provisions of this act. SECtiON 309. The Legislature shall conduct open meetings in accordance with rules to be adopted by each house thereof. SECTION 310. Any member of the Legislature appointed as a member of a committee of either branch of the Legislature or joint committee thereof or a committee of the State Legislative Council shall be permitted to attend any executive session authorized by this act of any state agency, board or commission whenever the jurisdiction of such committee includes the actions of the public body involved. SECTION 311. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, all regularly scheduled, continued or reconvened, special or emergency meetings of public bodies shall be preceded by public notice as follows: 1. All public bodies shall give notice in writing by December IS of each calendar year of the schedule showing the date, time and place of the regularly scheduled meetings of such public bodies for the following calendar year. 2. All state public bodies, including, but not limited to, public trusts and other bodies with the state as beneficiary, shall give such notice to the Secretary of State. 3. All county public bodies, including, but not limited to, public trusts and any other bodies with the county as beneficiary, shall give such notice to the county clerk of the county wherein they are principally located. 4. All municipal public bodies, including, but not limited to, public trusts and any other bodies with the municipality as beneficiary, shall give such notice to the municipal clerk of the municipality wherein they are principally located. 5. All multi-county, regional, area.wide or district public bodies, including, but not limited to, district boards of education, shall give such notice to the county clerk of the county wherein they are principally located or if no office exists, to the county clerk of the county or counties served by such public body. 6. All governing boards of state institutions of higher education, and committees and subcommittees thereof, shall give such notice to the Secretary of State. All other public bodies covered by the provisions of this act which exist under the auspices of a state institution of higher education, but a majority of whose members are not members of the institution's governing board, shall give such notice to the county clerk of the county wherein the institution is principally located. 7. The Secretary of State and each county clerk or municipal clerk shall keep a record of all notices received in a register open to the public for inspection during regular office hours, and, in addition, shall make known upon any request of any person the contents of said register. 8. If any change is to be made of the date, time or place of regularly scheduled meetings of public bodies, then notice in writing shall be given to the Secretary of State or county clerk or municipal clerk, as required herein, not less than ten (10) days prior to the implementation of any such change. 9. In addition to the advance public notice in writing required tO be filed for regularly scheduled meetings, all public bodies shall, at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to such meetings, display public notice of said meeting, setting forth thereon the date, time, place and agenda for said meeting, such twenty-four (24) hours prior public posting shall exclude Saturdays and Sundays and holidays legally declared by the State of Oklahoma; provided, however, the posting of an agenda shall not preclude a public body from considering at its regularly scheduled meeting any new business. Such public notice shall be posted in prominent public view at the principal office of the public body or at the location of said meeting if no office exists. "New business", as used herein, shall mean any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen prior to the time of posting. 10. In the event any meeting is to be continued or reconvened, public notice of such action, including date, time and place of the continued meeting, shall be given by announcement at the original (Continued on Next Page) .":It- ' - ...... : -' '"' tlll + ,,o+' i . w-.'. 1+ ,, JACKET!,00 i, ! II I! We have sere o styles to select from in o ! II = Look '". ./ ! " ! i 3 This Coupon is Worth 11 I' 20% off ! ;,en's threitone polyester filled ski on Any Coot +_I + S.'.++ E _ Hours: 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday