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School THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, October 22, 2009. A7 i )i)~ii );i ~iii; i+ ; > > ) i~i )i )i iiii)i~iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii~ii;iiiiiii~iiii;iiii~ii iiiii! i il ,i Taking in a little history about Route 66 during the 4-H Road Trip. Connor Bunch (seated), Alyssa Followill, Garrett Dollins, Brett Cheary and Conner Carroll. By Carlee Robbins Keeping on the move, Sat- urday Perkins 4-H members took pumpkins to Grace Living Center and helped the residents paint and decorate pumpkins for their dining area. We had time to visit with the residents and had a good time. Margaret, one of the residents, said that she was in 4- H and that her major project area was photography. That was really exciting espe- cially for those of us that do have a project area in pho- tography. Next, we stopped at McDonald to donate all the pop tabs we had col- lected. We had an entire brown grocery bag full! If anyone has pop tabs they would like to donate to the 4-H takes trip down Route 66 By Garrett Dollins feathers unless you have a and hike the nature trails Several members of the permit. The Iowa Tribe has a for a couple of hours before Sr. Perkins 4-H Club headed religious-use permit to gather we headed on west to the out on a road trip Saturday, the eagle feathers as the eagles 4-H Centennial Corn Maze October I0. Our first stop was loose them to be distributed to between Hydro and Weath- the Grey Snow Eagle House tribal members to be use in erford. The maze was a located north of the Iowa their cultural activities. The network of twists and turned Tribe Complex. The Eagle feathers are slanted so one carved into a 7-acre cornfield House currently is home to can tell which side they came designed to recognize 100 both bald and golden eagles, from. Left side feathers are years of Oklahoma 4-H. Eagle bones are hollow used for religious activities Besides the corn maze, you making them fight, but unable and the fight side are used could pick out your favorite to re-break if injured and not for dancing. We also found pumpkin, visit the petting healed together correctly. The out it is illegal to have any zoo, participate in the Corn "eagles currently living there migratory bird feathers such Olympic Contest, eat a chuck were found to be non-releas- as cardinal. As we finished Wagon Meal and end the able due to theiz injuries, our tour, we climbed into the evening with a concert with We learned eagles have van and headed to Arcadia Beautiful Chaos. By6:30p.m. great strength in their talons on Historical Highway 66 to the temperatures had dropped and can apply up to 1,000 lbs the round barn, built in 1898 to 36 and we headed back of pressure per square inch by W.H. Odor and to Pops to home. We had a great time and can take down a 40 pound check out the many different visiting all the places and just deer. Bald eagles eat mainly sodas as we waited for our hanging out! We would like fish, but will also eat carrion great lunch, to thank Megan Trope for the (dead and decaying animals). After eating, we contin- tour and her time at the Eagle Golden eagles will not touch ued our travels to Red Rock House. We are ready to go alnf fish. They are considered Canyon gt H nton to climb ag " . ...... ;~),~, ~,,~. :f!gi~; I'.,.2fi dessert eagles and eat mainly .... :~: ' ..... ~ ' ' " ~ ' groundhogs, c'fi S; rabbits, grouse, crows, pheasants, snakes or other small animals. Young eagles must be trained to hunt by their parents. They do not know instinctively how . to do this. Adult bald eagles have a white head, neck and tail and the young bald eagles are a mixture of brown and white. Golden Eagles are brown with lighter brown on the head and neck with the tail faintly banded. Young golden eagles feathers are more banded or ribbed in color instead of splotchy., like the bald eagle, mMake-pU aWi gs It is illegal to have eagle aHaunted House Props Children s & Adult Costumes aStar Trek aSpider Man aStar Wars ~~ iiiiii And every other type of costume you iii!iii!i! might want, child or adult. / :i!~ : 113 S. Perkins Rd., Stdlwater 405 - 377 - 799 0 ..... Perkins-Yryon 4-H and FFA Booster Club Students of the Week Megan Beam Kelcea Cundiff Ginger Wall Sr. 4-H Secretary FFA Secretary Jr. 4-H Secretary Pork Chop Supper & Auction Saturday, November 14 Meal 5:00 pm--Auction 6:30 p.m.- Perkins Club, we will take Perkins 4-H Club to par- that, "the decisions you themjustgiveusacall405- ticipate, make now are plannin~ 612-0959. In the afternoon Over fall break there was a your life." The moral is it we participated in the OSU 4-H Youth-in-Action (YIA) you make bad decisions homecoming parade. Mem- leadership conference,now you are planning bers from different clubs in Those attending from the bad life for yourself. If you Payne County decoratedSr. Perkins 4-H Club was make good decisions you a float the last two weeks Tanner Bridenstine, Garrett are planning for a success- and walked beside it in the Dollins, Megan Beam and ful life. One goal of 4-H is parade. We placed 2nd in Carlee Robbins. While we to teach and work with us the Community category, were there we got to vote to help us make good deci- It was lots of fun, waving on district officers. One sions and learn valuable life and seeing all people. We of the things we learned skills. Also don't forget thal had ten members from the while we were there was the PORK CHOP DINNER elects new Ripley 4-H met on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 and elected new officers for the 2009- 2010 year. The new officers are: President, Zach Ames, Vice-President, Levi Morris, Secretary, Michaela Cranford, Song Leader, Aly Carpenter, Reporter, Jacob Ames, and Game Leader, Michael Ames. Many activities and events are being planned for the upcoming months. October is National 4-H Awareness Month and the club spent the evening designing posters to hang up the school to promote 4-H and the many opportunities that are offered by being a member Of 4-H. News * Photos Classifieds Sports Weather Directory In print Online Anytime 24/7 -Custom Quotes -In-House Fabrication -- -_ ...... II r-.. . 4.5 MileS South on 177 Stop Sted Shop 405-377-8763 t