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N EMBER 21, 1996 Coate es at- of people back Homecoming Served to 259 and teachers. r with the field, with attempting by a31 to7 half-time cer- was queen members and present for ,. [ by a humor- by r di- A&M Col- Was introduced who had the and Mrs. r. and children Houston Neal Were present home to cel- birthday. winner at was Bert Winning the Were Bertha ace Cowger, and Scott, Coe, Carol Sa- Florence olds, Tom and absent when Lynn news, re- E. Trent: Holbrooks in They of the M.E. Dunlap is a new TV set nieces and had water reported and Mrs. called Stewart *Mr. and Visited Sun- and Mrs. qem HD Club and cov- in the home on Fri- [6 members session Devo- I ert Dobson "Insect and given by Club met of Mrs. rd with well *Jasper Elnora on re- in Califor- With Mr. and other rein- news re- A nice at Eden to see a home in • Cowley's and Wells, vice secre- game leader. in his An reports on Season: This six lost the glitter records of but "Rec- Is due half- the only re- !oumal turnee from last year's fine backfield. His speed and agility on offense was a tremendous asset to the team and splendid defensive safety work cost oppo- nents several touchdowns." • The Perkins Demons closed out their 1961 season Friday night by rolling over Davenport 32-0 at Davenport. • The Lost Creek YF was host to 125 young people and their sponsors Sunday, Nov. 12 for the fall district rally. • Perkins Lions Club mem- bers enjoyed a discussion and demonstration of old and rare coins led by Lions member and coin collector E.L.. McCarty Monday night in the Lions Club. • At the November meeting of the Priscilla Class held in the home of Darlene Westbrook re- freshments of cake and hot Dr. Pepper were served to Leola Emerson, Charlene Duckett, Lorayne Hughes, Gayle Sager and Onda Crabs. • Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Dodrill had as their Saturday evening visitors, Mr. and Mrs.. Rellen Dodrill, Gary and Karen of Okla- homa City. State University is up slightly this year with 10,078 students as compared "with 10,608 last year. The greatest increase is in the senior class--from 2,170 to 2,335. • The Jaycee Janes purchased and painted barrels to be used to crawl through and climb on and boards to be used as balanc- ing boards instead of teeter tot- ters to help revive the grade school playground. • Ripley FFA Sweetheart Imogene Hall and Mel Dorsey are shown at the Ripley FFA box supper Thursday evening of last week where $728 was raised. The FHA girls raised $42 vith a cake walk. Miss Hall's atten- dants were Marsha Morgan, Gail Drake and Karen Zetterberg. • The Perkins Mighty Mites Football team celebrated a win- ning season Saturday night with a supper held at the Perkins Community Building. The team was coached by DeWayne Moser, Dick Lore and Bill Dickson. • News from Clarkson- Oakdale area, reported by Belle Whitmore: Ormel and Lelvin Majors were weekend guests in the paternal Leonard Majors home. * Seaman Roger D. Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Ander- son of Perkins, is circling South America on board the ocean es- cort USS Edward MacDonnell during Unites XII operations. Anderson is a 1970 graduate of • Thirty-four students from PTHS. Perkins are among the 11,301 on-campus students enrolled at Oklahoma State University this fall. • Attending the Perkins HD Club meeting with Mrs. Rose Anderson on Monday, Nov.. 6 were Allie Stumbo, Leah Hous- ton, Nellie Knox, Edna Jones, Vernita Siegman, Ella Baker, Evah Woodrum, Eliza O'Dell, May Bartholomew, Nora Fulton, Maude Markee, Winnie Moser, Goldie Lacy, Stella Arnett and Evelyn Cruse. • Garvin Cruse is shown with a big buck, one of several taken by Cruse and his party on a re- cent Colorado deer hunting trip. Years Ago. Nov. 10. 1966 • The Perkins Oldtimers stag- gered to a 24-14 victory Satur- day night at the local field over Yale Hasbeens in the second an- nual "Charleyhorse Bowl" spon- sored by the Perkins Jaycees. • Mr. and Mrs.. Ross Jacobs returned Sunday night from an eight-day trip through Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee and Ken- tucky. They visited with old Army buddies in some areas. The trip was also in celebration of their 24th wedding anniver- sary. • Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Grimm were Mr. and Mrs. John Collins, Sylvia Squires and Helen Herndon. • From Jean Zetterberg s Me- hen news: Mrs. Goldie Coonts visited her son Roy and his fam- ily in Tulsa recently. • The Executive Committee of the American Legion Auxiliary met in the home of Mrs. Evah Woodrum Thursday, Oct. 27 to finish plans for the Veterans Day Turkey Dinner to be held in the Christian Church Educational Building Thursday, Nov. 10. • A photo shows the Home- coming Queen and her court for the game Oct. 28 against Bow- legs: Wendy Sadler, Debbie Arthur, Queen Rhonda Bostian, Sandy Cundiff and the flowergirl, Saphen Hollingsworth. The home team won the game 38-16. • The women's softball team held a chili supper on Oct. 28 which put $63.88 into the fund for baseball lights. Those help- ing with the supper were: Stella Hughes, Lorene Redus, Sherilyn Smith, Marilyn Evans, Ruby Mangold, Carol Porter and Betty Newport. • In the FHA news, Carol Reed reported that the FHA had a successful day cleaning up the town--a project done each year for the homecoming game. One of the projects the FHA members had was selling cookbooks. 25 Years Ago. Nov. 11. 1971 • In last week's issue, PTHS grad Bob G. Story is shown with a plaque he received. He and Precious Jewel Miller of Wellston were named as "two outstanding student leaders, among 38 from Oklahoma State University, named to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 1971-72. • Total enrollment at Central • William Gammill, poet and playwright and winner of the Edgar Lee Masters Award for college poetry, will be an "artist- in-residence" in the Perkins pub- lic schools Nov. 15, 16 and 17, ac- cording to Supt. Cecil Acuff and Mrs. Anna Marie Evans, lan- guage art laboratory instructor. • Kent Barnes, local FFA member, is shown with Terry Pope of Bartlesville and Sharry Pope, also of Bartlesville, as rep- resenting Oklahoma Junior Hereford Assn. during the recent American Junior Hereford Assn. Convention in Kansas City. Barnes was elected the treasurer while the other two are the vice president and secretary, respec- tively. ....... 20 Years Ago. Nov. 11. 1976 • Rev. Hartley Freeman, pas- tor of the First Christian Church in Perkins, will be ending his tenure as minister of the local congregation on Nov. 14th. He plans to remain in Perkins. • Big things are happening on the west side of Perkins. What started as a dream of several lo- cal civic leaders two years ago is beginning to shape into a real- ity. In the winter of 1974 the group of people were successful in obtaining $9000 of the city's revenue sharing funds to pur- chase 10 acres from the Perkins Industrial Foundation on the west edge of Perkins which ad- joins the City Park, which will someday become tennis courts, regulation size baseball field, etc. • Over 240 former students and teachers attended the 25th annual alumni banquet and business meeting on Nov. 6 in the PTHS gym. • The Washington Irving HD Club met in the IXL School Building for the November meet- ing. Those who enjoyed learn- ing about holiday foods were: Maurine Riggs, Lois Howland, Rosa Wegley, Lorraine Hall, Bernice Jordon, Thorn Cundiff, Edith West, Vivian Maxey, Effie Emerson, Eleanor Nutt, Grace Hudgens and Frances Burton. • In his column, Drifting Down Memory Lane, Ward Hays tells about the bull fight he and his wife saw on their stay at Las Crues, NM in August of 1945. He is pictured dressed as a mata- dor. • Mrs. Melba Glover hosted the Bridge Club on Nov. 4th. Wild blueberry pie was served to: Joyce Youngker, Erma Brixey, Mae Vassar, Pat Vassar, Charlene Wyatt and guests Irma Shelby and Marie Merrit. • Dana Westfall, Ginger Sa- dler and Jennifer Dodrill are shown admiring the red, white and blue fence they had painted for the kindergarten. Twelve FHA girls had worked on the project. • The Demons' 1976 football season ended not only with a cold trip to Fairfax, but it also ended with a cold note with a score of 40-14 in favor of the opposition. • According to the item by Mike Byrd and Rick Hamilton, Coach Lauener's Junior High Team has had a very outstanding season with only one loss and seven victories, av- eraging over 20 points a game while keeping his opponents down to only four points and less than 100 yards a game. • Those present at the Friend- ship Club meeting held in the home of Mrs. Ruth Stanley on Nov. 1 were: Clara Westfall, Flo- rence, Malloy, Nora Fulton, Ha- zel Scott, Bertie Tarlton, Vera Jarvis, Dovie VanZandt, Goldie Lacy, Maude Markee, Winnie Moser and Tillie Bateson. Guests were Margaret Fresh, Axie Magee and Mabel Bickell. Margaret Fresh became a new member. 15 Years Ago. Nov. 12. 1981 • P-T Band won 7th among the top 30 bands at Owens Field in Norman. Over 65 band mem- bers from PTHS attended. The band members were to march Saturday at the annual Home- coming Celebration at OSU. Cowboys Rocking Around the Clock is the '50s theme for this year's celebration. • The 30th annual Perkins- Tryon Alumni Banquet was held Saturday, Nov. 7 in the P-T gym with 323 former students and teachers. Kenneth Price was the master of ceremonies. • Tammy Jean Evans was one of 29 coeds vying for the title of 1981 Homecoming Queen at Northeastern A&M College dur- ing the annual Homecoming Queen Pageant, Nov. 5. • Johnny Payne, local busi- nessman, was the profession per- son that Carol Graham inter- viewed this week and Faye Phipps was the Homemaker of the Week. • In the school news, Tara Harp and her morn, Phyllis, are shown demonstrating to Mrs.. Dickson's third grade class how to make Indian Fry Bread. • The Perkins Christian Fel- lowship held a crusade last Fri- day and Saturday nights with many local people present. Oth- ers came from Stillwater, Cush- ing, Ripley, Drumright, Newkirk and Enid. Jan Gufiter was the reporter. I0 Years Ago. Nov. 13, 1986 • David Sasser has purchased the old Methodist Church prop- erty at the corner of East Tho- mas and Second Streets and is offering the old church structure to the Historical Society for a museum. • The PT Demons go into the first round of playoffs Friday night on Wilhite Field aider clos- ing out their regular 10-game season with a 14-0 win at Pawhuska Friday. • Stephanie Miller, senior at PTHS, lei Sunday, Nov. 2 to join 260 other high school students in Washington, D.C. attending the 1986 National Young Lead- ership Conference. She is the daughter of Monnie and Fran Miller of Perkins. • Ruby Dobson and Beaulah Thompson were hostesses when the Perkins Senior Citizens met for Monday Night Music. Re- porter was Mildred Cash. • Pvt. 1st Class Darin J. Combs, son of Myron W. and Sharon G. Combs of Stillwater, has graduated from the U.S. Army Signal Center's single channel radio operator course at Fort Gordon, Ga. • Don Hardin, a '75 graduate of PTHS, will lead the Chamber of Commerce at Guthrie as presi- dent in 1987. • Tara Herring, a sophomore at PTHS, was selected to attend the Hugh O'Brian Leadership Seminar this spring in Tulsa. • Rick Runowski, Cubmaster for Pack 24, is shown accepting the Summertime Pack Award from Ken Newkirk, district scout executive. • Air Force Master S t. Gars4 Akin, son of Shorty and Florence Akin of Stillwater, has arrived for duty with the 36th Tactical Fighter Wing, West Germany. • Being shown on the Carmike Cinema 6 Screens were: The Color of Money, Soul Man, Croco- dile Dundee, Cry From the Mountain, Children of a Lesser God and Tiapan. At Satellite Twin: Peggy Sue Got Married, Something Wild and Shadow Play. At Centre Twin: Legal Eagles and Ferris Bueler's Day Off. 5 Years Ago, Nov. 14, 1991 • Perkins resident Don Pogue threw away his Del-Mar's mana- gerial apron last month to be- dome the fulltime director of Foundation Education which is a subsidy of Go Direct, Inc., a non-profit, non-denominational organization funded by Stillwa- ter businessmen with Christian values--a latch-key program with a difference. • Sharon Robinson reported that the second grade had their Bookworm Bill Store recently. The second graders brought their signed calendars to partici- pate in this store. "• Susan Petermann and Brad Collins were selected for the Spirit Spotlight this week. Su- san, selected for her outstanding participation in National Honor Society, is the daughter of Harry and Dee Petermann. Brad is the son of Randy and Barbara Collum. He was chosen for his efforts against the Kellyville Po- nies. • Jennifer Thomas and Heather Skillman are this year's two top senior softballers and have been named to the All Re- gional list. • Ken Hall is the Sports Booster of the Month for Octo- ber. "I couldn't do without him," says Booster Club president Howard Skillman. "When there's work to be done, he's got both sleeves rolled up and is div- ing right in to help." DENTURES, PARTIALS & RELINES 1/2 mile west on Freeman, next to Cimarron Bin Casino, appointments & walk-ins welcome. HOURS: MON-FRI, 8:30AM-4:30PM TODD WASSELL LICENSED DENTURIST 1 547-5900 or toll free 888-93-TEETH (938-3384) O 9 I f#,tl.~.P.ll www. V#~# I,~###[j. rl, t,J,/ w.pr~# I,~e#,rA, ..