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THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, October 16, 2003-B5 News be a part of Homecoming festivities U B L:;l00etball to host t3asketball Bash (OSU Ath- http://www.okstate.com) State Basketball the Basketball Bash 18, at 11 a.m. Arena, it was today. The annual off the official bas- tBash will be part of a full of activities focused flOSU's Homecoming, one g events COuntry. The Homecom- which will feature Cowboy All-American Country" Reeves as marshall, begins at 9 runs along Main Street parade ending at the Main St. and Hall of Avenue, fans will then be able to stroll over to the OSU Ath- letics Center to catch a glimpse of the Cowboy and Cowgirl Bas- ketball teams in their first action of the season. The Bash will last approximately one hour to allow fans to line Hester Street for the Walk prior to the football game. The Bash will feature a slam dunk competition and a three- point shooting contest, followed by a 15 minute intrasquad scrimmage by the men and a 15 minute intrasquad scrimmage by the women. Doors will open at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $3 for OSU students and youth 18 years of age and younger. Tickets will be avail- able starting Tuesday morning at the OSU Athletics Ticket Office in the Athletics Center. 00Voods football scholarships OK - A signed by Heisman trophy Rashaun Woods will Iauction at the OSU Home- at State University xga- is having a silent auction money for organizational Items up for auc- signed items from soccer, baseball, even a Bullet retire- ue. organization, we have sports memorabilia mae fans of the Cow- Said the organization's Kristin Dickerson. directly to scholarships for OSU's students." The organization has recently increased their national member- ships from a mere three people last year to over 60 members this year, said Meredith Dibert, orga- nizational treasurer. "Our organization is combin- ing Stillwater's loyalty to the Cowboy's with the nation's larg- est homecoming event, and all for a good purpose." said Dibert "We would like to thank all of the OSU fans for being such great support- ers by offering memorabilia they can treasure for a lifetime." The auction booth is located in front of Stout Hall on University Ave. and bids will be taken until 8: 30 p.m. For any questions please Meridian employee recognized for achievements As the result of her hard work and achievements. Amber Jones, a graduate of Meridian Technology Center, is among those featured in the Meridian Success Gallery. The gallery was designed to recognize graduates of Meridian who excelled in their studies at the technology center and have gone on to rewarding careers with busi- ness and industry. A 2001 graduate of Meridian's Business Technology program, Jones went on to complete the Information Technology program in 2003 and is now employed by the school as a secretary in the Computer Training Services divi- sion. While a student, her accom- plishments included winning the Kristi Shultz Treadwell Endowed Scholarship. the Oklahoma Depart- ment of Career and Technology Education Non-Traditional Student Award and recewing the Business Technology Outstanding Student in Software Applications Award. in addition to many other business awards and scholarships. Jones says that her strong work ethic has helped her in her suc- cesses. "I strive to always be dependable, trustworthy and a hard worker." said Jones. 'q think those attributes and the enjoyment Meridian Technology Center graduate and employee Amber Jones. of working with people have gotten me where I am." Now, as a full-time secretary and part-time instructor. Jones says she is excited to continue her associa- tion with Meridian. "Meridian gave me hands on skills and wonderful opportunities to meet past and present employers," said Jones. "It was a wonderful experience." To learn more about the Business and Information Technology Pro- grams, call Meridian Technology Center at 405-377-3333. Right Path to hold BBQ & Open House Once again it's time for some "'good old fashioned fun and food" at the 7  Annual BBQ and Open House. October 26, from noon till 4 p.m at the Right Path Riding Academy. Located south of Drumright, Right Path is a therapeutic horseback riding facil- ity for disabled children. This year promises to be bigger and better than ever with free admission, live enteetainment and music, and Joseph's BBQ lunch and fixins'. $5 for adults and $2 for children 10 and under, being served 12 noon until 2 p.m. The free activities for kids include Pawnee Bill. some 1840's fur traders, pop and cake walks. offer a variety of items for all price ranges and there will be a drawing for a Circle Y saddle. For a small donation, one receives a carrot which entitles that 'person to be in a drawing for some karats of a different type - diamonds. Right Path, a 501C3 non profit organization, serves the needs of "'special" children from Tulsa. Lincoln, Payne and Creek coun- ties. This winter session of 45 kids includes students from Keystone and Sand Springs elementary schools for the first time. The Open House will be held indoors in the riding arena and signs will be posted at intersections with directions. For questions, call Both live Bill Ranch to host tcn ,Oven Cooking Workshop Oklahoma Historical historic Pawnee will host a Dutch 2ooking Workshop on from 9:30 a.m. to 1 husband and wife !0f and Linda Edmond- Larry and LaNita of Stillwater, will the workshop. is required 25, because of limited space. Cost of the Workshop is $25. The fee will include lunch that will be cooked in the Dutch Oven. The Edmondsons and Planks have been Dutch Oven cook- ing competitively for the past five years and have taught classes in the surrounding area as well. Each partici- pant will take home a binder of information and a variety of recipes. European settlers brought iron pots to America as early as the 1600s. The pots with flat iron lids could be used with coals under and over the pot for baking. They were named Dutch Ovens after the settlers that brought them. By the time trappers and traders were moving West during the 1700s and 1800s, Dutch Ovens. were used widely.,The Lewis and Clark expedition had them in 1803. Chuck wagon cooks used them on cattle drives, and settlers used them as they moved to the frontier. Participants are asked to wear closed toe shoes and bring an oven mitt and a writing utensil. For more information, call Erin Brown at 918/762-2513 or e-mail pawneebill@ok- history.mus.ok.us. M00um College Homecoming reroutes ' entrance to Farmers' Market The Stillwater Farmers Market 2003 season is open until Wednesday, Oct. 29, and full of fall produce and deco- rations, soil amendments, and fresh food from local gardens, barns and kitchens. Come see and taste our goodies for two more weeks. During the OSU homecom- ing this Saturday, market visi- tors can use the back gate on Virginia/Miller. a market sign marks the drive. Sneak in and sneak out, we'll be glad to see you. This week the tables will be filled with: beans (green, yard long, yellow wax), beets, egg- plant (white, purple, slender Oriental), eggs (fresh from the nest of free range chick- ens), cut flowers, garlic, herbs (plants and fresh cut), okra, peanuts, peppers, pumpkins, squash (summer and acorn), straw bales, sweet potatoes (red and white), tomatoes, and turnips. Baked goods: pies and breads. Home-style foods: jams and New Mexico style foods using roasted green chile in salsa (hot & mild), potato salad, and Queso Chi- lado (a cold cheese spread), and tamales. The Stillwater Farmers' Market is open Wednesday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. rain or shine and is located in Strickland Park at 309 N. Main. The market is organized by the Payne County Fruit and Veg- etable Growers Association, a nonprofit group, to provide a place tor local growers and customers to meet. For more information on being a vendor or to ask questions about tle market, call Leah at 880-765 or Jacqui at 377-2309. Zesty Stuffed Green TomatoN 2-4 reed, size green tomatoes 1/2 cup bread crumbs 3 tab. red pepper, chopped 3 Tab. green onion, chopped 2 teas. flour 1-2 basil leaves, chopped 114 cup Monterey jack cheese shredded 112 cup sour cream 114 cup cheddar cheese, shred- ded salt and pepper to taste Cut tomatoes in half, then scoop out seeds and pulp and discard the seeds, but chop the pulp. Combine the ingredi- ents except the cheese. Fill the tomato halves 2/3s and place 4 to 5" from the broiler. Cook for 2 to 3 minutesare until mixture is bubbly and brown, then spdnkle the tomatoes with the cheese and broil for 2-3 minutes more. Serves 4 to 6 Options: Substitute 1 teaspoon of one of the following fresh herbs for the basil: oregano, rosemary, or thyme. Gdlled Green Tomatoes 1 tab. each of the following ingre- dients except the basil Green tomatoes Dijon mustard Balsamic vinegar 1 teas. basil, chopped olive oil. Mix the ingredients together and spread on one side of the tomatoes, grill or broil with herb spread facing the heat. Cook until soft. Turn and brush more of the mixture on tomatoes and continue to grill or broil until just brown. Recipes from the kitchens of Stillwater Farmers' Market vendors. %cl00oc.vl 00'00,eu,Ltd% RIPLEY BREAKFAST ] Breakfast pizza pockets, hash browns, or cematt& toast or biscuits & gravy, milk/juice. ] Sausage links, biscuits & gravy or cereal & Io,ast, milk/juice, Cherry/apple turnovers, fruit, or cereal & toas( or biscuits & gravy, milk/juice. : NO SCHOOL - P.T.C. LUNCH Monday 10/20: Pizza, garden salad, oranges, milk/juice. Tuesday 10/21: Chicken strips, fries, pickle spears, brownies w/icing, milk/juice. Wednesday 10/22: Ravioli wlcheese, green beans, hot rolls, fruit mix, milk/juice. Thursday 10/23: Taco burgers, cheese, tator tots, pickle spears, milk/juice. ErJday_l.0J: NO SCHOOL- P.T.C. CARNEY BREAKFAST Monday 10/20: Cereal or pancakes, sausage, syrup, toast, jelly, juice, milk. tlld;lll.Ll0Z Cereal or cream of wheat, hash browns, toast, jelly, juice, milk. Cereal or sausage gravy, biscuits, jelly, juice, milk. .TJlgJ3hcJ/ Cereal or scrambled eggs, toast, jelly, juice, milk. Eflday_t0Z2: NO SCHOOL - P-T CONFERENCE LUNCH Monday__l_0/ZO: Barbeque on bun, corn, salad, pears, milk. 1: Chicken & noodles, green peas, peaches, salad, rolls, milk. /: Baked ham, green beans, Texas toast, salad, pineapple, milk. 11: Lasagna, green beans, garlic bread, salad, mixed fruit, milk Edday_lg/2: NO SCHOOL - P-T CONFERENCE I the subsear celb Cox customer se , also be Included in ESPN ( do Nut' sales tax. Commercial locations require an appropriate license agreement. 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