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PAGE 8 - The Perkins Journal Thursday, November 2, 1989 Dusty Townsend, Robert Thre(.t, Be Spillars Survives C~ Ryam Camero~.. Geneva Ellis. ~:,., ,~. : 9 ...... ~ ~+::~,. ~,. :~, .,~ Rhonda lto)~er, Missie Smith, Jane Calif. Earthquake ~. ....... ;i~i:: ~ : .~G. ~ ~. "::G::::, Johnson. Crystal Cuellar, Meri Bo Spillers, a Perkins native By Pat Skaggs Assembly of God Church The Carney Assembly of God Church had 64 for Sunday School, ~ct. 29th with several more coming #or morning worship service at 0:45 a.m. 'r he Sunday School lesson was on "Christian Freedom," taken from Romans 14:4-9, 13-16, 15:1-7. Cen- tral truth, Christians should exer- cise their liberty with consideration tar others. We should always try to keep peace and harmony in whatever we do for others during , ~ ].;fetime. Sunday night the church had a ~ingspirational Service," a fellowship followed the services with everyone enjoying the evening very much. First Baptist Church The Carney First Baptist Church had a good "Praise Service" for Sunday hight service. There were around 15 who helped make the ser- vice very good with their songs of praise and praise talks. Everyone enj oyed the service very much. Senior Citizens News We are going into the holiday season and everyone is getting in- dia the festivities. Friday, Oct. 13th, we wore our clothes inside-out to ward off the superstition for Halloween. Everyone is going to make their own mask and the best one will get a prize and then we will have a par- ty. That. evening the Seniors will be here to hand out treats to the Spooks and Gobblins. So you spooks be sure to make the Center for your treats. We are adding another advantage here. Kimberly Homer will be here every other month to do blood work. They will do blood sugar and blood pressure. If you need your blood checked, be here at 9:30 the 3rd Thursday starting in November. We will be giving our flu and pneumonia here Wednesday, Nov. 8th at 9:30 a.m. Be sure to call the Center if you need a shot to get your name ou the list. If you have a Medicare card, be sure to bring it. We are having our other ac- tivities as usua~ playing cards every Monday, exercise every Tues- day and Thursday at 11:15, Sing-a- long every Friday. We have a good nutritious meal each day at noon and anyone who would like to come eat with us, we'd be glad to have you come. If you or your spouse is 60 years of age, you are eligible to join us. This program is through Project H.E.A.R.T. and funded in part by C.O.E.D.D. of Shawnee. The Cushing Kitchen Band will be here to perform for us one day next month. The date hasn't been set for sure but will put it in the paper when we do. If you haven't seen this group, they are really worth an effort to come see them. They play kitchen utensils and the older songs which we all enjoy. Schedule for November Wednesday, Nov. 1--Board meeting, 11:15; Thursday, Nov. 2--Skip-Bo tournament, 9:30; Wednesday, Nov. 8--Flu shots, 9:30, and Birthday party, 11:30; Friday, Nov. 10--closed Mondav, Nov. 13--Council on AAA, Davenport, 9:30; Wednes- day, Nov. 15--Nutrition program, 11:30; Thursday, Nov. 16--Blood work, 9:30; Friday, Nov. 17--Thanksgiving Dinner; Mon- day, Nov. 20--Education program on Alzhimers Disease by Alvena Douglas; Tuesday, nov. 28--Bingo, 10 a~n~; and Thursday, Nov. 30, school entertainment Remembered Carney area people who need our remembrances and prayers this week include Helen Wilson who is at home now but is still very ill, Mozell Wlson is doing better, Mrs. Arveila Savage, Mrs. Faye Perry. Mrs. Paul Holton, Mrs. Grace Franklin, Mrs. Pearl Best, Blanch Williams, Ben Green and family, Bob Haneen and family, Charles Kirkpatrick and family. Several have' had or still have colds, flu and sore throats. We wish all these people better health in the very near ffiture. I dropped by the L.C. Wassell home a few days ago. Was nice to visit with Ruth and here's praying both of their health problems get much better soorL Trip Enjoyed Bud and Shirley Best of Edmond and Bob and Gerry Skaggs of Carney have returned from a trip to Nashville and Memphis, Tenn. The points of interest they saw were: a sightseeing tour of Nashville in- cluding Music Row, homes of coun- try music stars, the historic Rymen auditorium, the former home of the Grand Ole Opry, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and RCA Studio B. They went to Opryland, toured Minnie'Pearl's museum and also saw some other musical shows. They went to the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday night and saw the nephew of Colleen McBride, a Carney resident, playing in the band for Tom T. Hall He was a fiddler. They also toured the Hermitage, home of Andrew Jackson. The tombs of Jackson and his wife were buried in the flower garden and other members of the family were buried in a comer of the garden. They went to Hendersouville, Tenn. where they toured Twitty Ci- ty, Conway Twitty's museum and other beautiful grounds behind the museum, such beautiful flowers, already, decorated for Christmas. Conway has a huge home, one for his mother and all his childrep~ They stopped at a gift shop where Johnny Cash's museum was and Johnny's mother was working there. Coming home they toured different museums in Memphis. They also toured Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, and the Medita- tion Garden where Elvis and his family are buried. They all came home tired but en- joyed the trip and thankful they had a safe trip. Happy Birthdays and A n tdversaries H appy birthday to the following Carney people who celebrated bir- thdays this past week: Sonya Brown, Melvina Winchell, Marvin Bennett, Sonya Avers, Lori Hunt, Jerry Wilson, Jason Townsend, Eric Fox, Don Threet, Dean Threet, Alvin Cravens. Also Betty Wolfe, Gerald Cope, Kinder, Christy Bell, Dwayne Wasson and Scott Hilligoss. Anniversaries were celebrated by Mr. and Mrs. Tim Lamb, Mr. and MRs. C.J. Scott and Mr. mid Mrs. Jenny Dornan. Congratulations to all of you. School Calendar Thursday, Nov. 2--5th and 6th conference basketball tournament at Coyle; YHO-YFO (Young H omemakers and Young Farmers) combined meeting in the library, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3--High school basketball game at Glencoe, B boys, 5:30 Saturday, Nov. 4--Finals of 5th-6th tournament at Coyle; Ex- ecutive Studios wil be at Carney to take family pictures in library, 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5--family pictures begin again at ]2 noon Monday, Nov. 6--Grade basket- ball games at Carney with Coyle: 5th and 6th boys 5 p.m.; 7th and 8th boys and girls following Tuesday, Nov. 7th--Studen~ Council meeting 4th hour in library Perkins Baptist Pastor On Convention Program Larry Wilson, pastor of Perkins First Baptist Church, will be on the program when the B aptist G eneral Convention of Oklahoma meets at Eastwood Baptist Church in Tulsa on Nov. 13-15. Wilson will read the scripture during the opening of the Tuesday evening session. The annual convention of the state's largest denomination is ex- pected to draw some 2,000 messengers from among Oklahoma's 1,500 Southern Baptist churches. Convention features will include a presentation from Baptist Stu- dent Unions on 31 state college campuses and a "Move Up: Reach Oklahoma and the World" report. Musical features will include a concert by the newly formed Sing- ing Church Women of Oklahoma, along with the Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma, the Northeastern Baptist Associational Choir, Wil- mont Place Baptist Church Sanc- tuary Choir and a men's quartet composed of Tulsa ministers of music Robert Winn, Jack Rogers, Paul Brooks and Jim Davis. The convention will begin at 7 p.m. Monday end continue through Wednesday night. Band Boosters Meet T he Perkins-Tryon Band Boosters will hold their November meeting Monday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Band Room. The Band Boosters would like to thank everyone for their help and support with the Old Settlers Day bake sale which turned out to be qui~ profitable. The Band Boosters group asks everyone to attend the last home football game on Friday, Nov. 3 when the Senior band members will be recognized at half-time. As always, the Band Boosters thank you for your support! now living in Redwood City, Cali- fornia, notified friends and rCatives here that he and his wife Neva sur- vived the California earthquake of last week. Bo said their house shook pre- cariously, knocking things from shelves and paintings and photos from the wall. He said only one picture was left hanging on the wall, and that was a picture of Je- sus, which Bo considered a sign that Someone was looking aftra them. Redwood City is south of San Francisco on the Bay. Bo is due back this weekend for the annual Alumni banquet. Bo Spillars stands beside the painting of Jesus in his California, home. The painting was the only article left on Bo's the earthquake hit the northern California area. -d p L W HO ARE THESE GUYS ANYWAY--Recently Judy Tabor, of Del Mar's Food Store, found this old photograph of a Perk--s High School baseball team. If anyone has any idea as to who these stars are and when the picture was taken please us and let us solve this mystery. Write to Journal, P.O. Box 695, Perkins, OK 74059. / cH Icl