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October 25, 2001     The Perkins Journal
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October 25, 2001

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THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, October 25, 2001 State Fair events started off with cattle grading. FFA members had a second place team third high individual. place team consisted of (L-R) Abe Cobb, Charlie Brent Saddler, and Chris Carroll. Charlie also was high individual. Cobb and Hannah Carroll carried the winning on with 'dairy cattle. e Cobb (top right) had the Junior Champion Brown Swiss Carroll (bottom right) placed third in the Prettiest Contest with her Guernsey Heifer. says goodbye to "Hedgie" Carlletta Brown, elementar3' school librarian just goes to show that no matter how small and prickly somebody loves you. Perkins-Tryon Elementary School students attended a me- service on Oct. 17 for "Hedgie," a friend and a member Beams class. edgie the hedgehog was born Oct. 18, 1998 and died Oct. m Stiilwater. She was born in Edmond, Oklahoma where spent the first two years of her life. Mrs. Beams became her and Hedgie resided in her classroom until she died. l'Iedgie spent time with her student friends. The first home visited in Perkins was the home of Kyle Knott. This past she lived with Jesse Hover and family. ie was loved by many and will be missed. She leaves several children and grandchildren in Edmond, Okla- Computer training Ripley Community Education Program will be accepting enroll- ment for a Basic Computer course for those of you that need to start at the beginning. It will include how to use basic programs, useing the internet, sending and saving correspon- dence to a disc or hard drive, and type of computer to best fit your needs Each evening there will be time to work on the computers and ask questions about what you're in- terested in. The instructor will be Chase Houston, the classes will be held in the High School com- puter lab beginning November 6 at 7 p.m. Everyone needs to pre- enroll by phoning Lynda Grimes (918) 372-4570. The fee is $30 for six weeks. Classes will be held November 6, 13, 27, December 4, 11, 18 from 7-9 p.m. Enroll today. & Garden .Lawn Mowers .Plumbing .Electrical Paint .Automotive Parts OPEN SATURDAYS 8 A.M. TO 1 P.M. Monday-Friday 8 am to 6 pm 111 South Main .547-2477 .Perkins South Main, Stillwater 405/372-3041 Kent & Annette Kinzie .CLEANING CARPET, UPHOLSTERY, DRAPES TILE FLOORS WATER DAMAGE .RESTORATION DAVID REED IICRC Certified Master Cleaner 121 West Broadway Cushing 918-225-6222 daughter wants me have the very best care, she knows I still need independence." Center otfers lhe tmst of tmlh We cater to adults still enjoY an independent r aclive tilesty , txa rnay need basis or from t ne 1o time , in a manner lhat meets the residenfs as noeds Affordabl+ Our A nts Feature: "Large one & two bedrtxml designs upto 1006 sq. ft. apmlments ' HandicaPF-. d design private baths 24 Hour urity l:mJanced meals Housekeeping and laundry Planned activities signals in bedrtx)m mid bathroom to month rental :and grounds maintenance tO town Health Care Ser-,4ees: Bathing ztssistance Wake-up/tuck-in rvices Permmalized a sistance Supporting services 41 4t Assistance with specific medical needs such as skin . care, toileting and + coordination of physic therapy "and oth rvices Personal care Medication assistam Health care F(xxl tray service Companionship is a key word at Golden Oaks. Our residents have an opportunity to make new friendships and renew ones. And with the beautifully decorated lounge areas, me s tsn dining room, and their own cozy .apart ment K:lents are never at a loss for a lovely place to entenatn melr g .". _ . Call Jamie at (405) 377-1114 or come oy tooay to see now you can become part of the Golden Oaks family. Village of StiUwater Joshua Taylor of Perkins was recently recognized as a Top 10 Freshman Man at Oklahoma State University. Accepting a plaque on behalf of their son were Rosalee and Kent Taylor, inset at right, during a ceremony in the Student Union Atrium on the Stillwater campus. Joshua was unable to be present since he was attending a leadership retreat at Vanderbilt University for the Baptist ~dlegiate Ministries. The Top 10 Freshman Men are selected by : Omicron Delta Kappa based upon scholarship, community service, campus involvement and outstanding leadership from their freshman year. Congratulating the Taylors for their son's honor were OSU President and Mrs. James Halligan, on the left. Nelson selected to UCO President's Leadership Council !. Aleisha Elaine Perkins is one of 24 of Central Oklahoma's in- coming freshmen to be selected from hundreds of applicants to serve on the university's President's Lead- ership Council. Nelson is a 2001 graduate of Perkins-Tryon High School. She is the daughter of Ken and Lynette Nelson, also of Perkins. At UCO, she is majoring in marketing. While attend- ing high school, Aleisha was a member FCA, Cheerleading, FFA, the Interna- tional Club, Stu- dent Council, Key Club and Senior Class Secretary, among other organizations. At UCO she is a member of Alpha Gamma Delta. the President's Leadership Council, the Student Programming Board, FCA. the West Hall Council and the UCO Student Association. RO0 GOROON Home Oecks 20 Years Insured Nelson of "The students are chosen Universitybased on the leadership, citizen- leadership skills, to provide tl e university with high quality dent representa- tion and to pre- vide UCO sup- port and on-gr- ing recruitment. "Through the Council, students are ex- posed to a wide range of oppoz- tunities, prolro- rient leaders add professionals from througl - out the state and nation,," McNeiland said. Members receive full ition schOar- ships and ha,if off of their UCO housing Aleisha Nelson (left) a recent graduate of Perkins-Trvon I r,,~ n.+.-tlcin.fl High Schoohs recogmzed+bs ~ht~,red+ ~t'~enb~alO+k~ho~l ing, +hey r+- Executive Vice President/vice President l+or Academic Affairs J new tfieh Betz during the university's recent PLC reception. | Council status " throughout their undergraduate studies 6y ship, organization and commu- nication skills they have dis- played throughout high school," said Stacy McNeiland. director of Prospective Student Services/ Scholarships. The President's Leadership Council is designed to promote maintaining a "B" average or better and through active partici- pation in at least three campus clubs or organizations. Council members undergo six hours of leadership study at the university, as well. Nelson plans to graduate from UCO in 2005, and aspires to work as a marketing execu- tive "for a very high payi g company." Mcwherter's . Totem Ho Bed & Breakfast Open House Sunday, Oct. 28 Z-4 p.m. Free refreshments All Welcome [ Located between Ampride'~ and Whistle Stop on SH south side of road ! HOME IMPROVEMENT Roofing Repair & Remodeling - Privacy Fencing Rod 6ordon 405-547-2745 Perkins, OK Experience Seniors - On a fixed income? I will figure out how to fix itll Young people arc the III[III(P ()i our o~mmunities~+/ +- as well as lhe future nlCIIII)t'I'-OWIICr$ Of our cooperative. ,"rod we want to help them learn to be safe. l li. l'm Kendra Stanek, Youth Programs (;oordinator h>r Central Rural Eh'ctric Co