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;4A-THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, December 6, 2001 Chocolate Fest is back Thomas and Reedy to wed Becky Thomas and Justin Reedy, both of Perkins, will wed on Saturday, December 29, 2001, at 6 p.m. in Lost Creek United Methodist Church before Rev. Max Rudd. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Larry and Jan Thomas of i Perkins and the granddaughter of E.R. (Dyke) and Wanda [ Friedemann of Stillwater and Richard and Maxine Thomas of ,~Medford. The groom-to-be is the son of Floyd and Charlotte Reedy of Chickasha and the grandson of Virginia Hardy and the late Nick Hardy, J.C. and Bea Hunter, the late Charles Reedy and the late Vesta Morgan. Becky graduated from Perkins-Tryon High School and will graduate from Oklahoma State University with a degree in finance -- this month. She is employed at The Bank N,A. of Stillwater. Justin graduated from Chickasha High School and attended ,,USAO in Chickasha and Oklahoma State University. He is .',employed with the Stillwater Police Department. (Bash trash poster contest underway " Bash the trash for cash in the Department of Environmental "~Eleventh Annual Trash Poster _ ntest. , Students are invited to help -'Keep Our Land Grand by +howcasing their creative talents + n the contest, a partnership of ":he Oklahoma Department of .'Fransportation (ODOT), Keep - 3klahoma Beautiful (KOB), the :Department of Education, the 2herokee Nation and the Quality (DEQ). The contest encourages students to learn about Oklahoma's litter and solid waste issues and propose solutions through their art. Last year, nearly 12,000 students designed anti-litter posters to enter this statewide contest. The contest is divided into categories by grade: K-2, 3-5, Deering completes Corps basic training November 26, 2001 '(FHTNC) - Marine Corps Pfc. James E. Deering, son of Anita M. Deering of Perkins, Okla., "recently completed basic 'training at Marine Corps Recruit 'Depot, San Diego. Deering successfully completed 12 weeks of training designed to challenge new marine recruits both physically and mentally. Deering and fellow recruits ,,began their training at 5 a.m. by running three miles and :performing calisthenics. In "addition to the physical conditioning program, Deering "spent numerous hours in classroom and field assignments which included learning first aid, uniform regulations, combat water survival, marksmanship, hand-to-hand combat and assorted weapons training. They performed close ' order drill and operated as a small infantry unit during field J m II Ii I 1 ++. +:+ , +.+++, I m +~e n ii training. Deering and other recruits also received instruction on the Marine Corps' core values- honor, courage and commitment, and what the words mean in guiding personal and professional conduct. Deering and fellow recruits ended the training phase with The Crucible, a 54-hour team effort, problem solving evolution which culminated with an emotional ceremony in which the recruits were presented the Marine Corps Emblem, and were addressed as "Marines" for the first time since boot camp began. Deering is a 2001 graduate of Blue Springs South High School of Kansas City, Okla. Variety of homes on Cushing tour Cushing - An unusual variety of homes from an upper-story downtown apartment to an antique-filled converted church to a sprawling new building will be featured in the third annual "Holiday Home Tour" in Cushing Sunday, Dec. 9. The third annual tour, which is set for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., is co- sponsored by Downtown Cushing Main Street and the Cushing Board of Realtors. All proceeds go to benefit the work of Downtown Cushing Main Street, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of downtown Cushing. One of the featured homes will be that of Jay and Cathy Culp, 1112 East 13% who live in the home his parents built in the 1960s. Another home is that of Leslie Kise, who lives in a gracious home in an historic neighborhood at 924 Broadway Avenue. Norman Rubenstein's home at 752 East Cherry is a converted former Christian Science church that he has filled with his extensive antique collection. John and Pat Fechner will host the tour in their home at 1001 Christmas Tree Lane, which was just completed in 2000. Cimarron Tower will be the downtown site on this year's tour. The Tower is a 202 HUD elderly housing complex. The apartment of one of the Cimarron Tower residents, Joan Waiters, will be available for viewing. Tickets for the tour, at $5 each, are available by calling the Downtown Cushing Main Street office at 225-2100. Ticket sales sites are at Taking Care of Business Office Supply, Confetti, Bank of Cushing, SpiritBank, any Cushing Board of Realtors member, the Cushing Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Downtown Cushing Main Street office. 6-8, and 9-12. County-level judging is coordinated by local DEQ offices. County winners will receive certificates and continue to the state-level competition. The 12 state winners will receive cash prizes, including $250 for first place, $150 for second place and $100 for third place in each of the four divisions. They also will receive mounted copies of their posters and T-shirts printed with their designs. The state winners, their families and teachers will be invited to an awards luncheon in April, and the students will be introduced on the floor of the House of Representatives at the State Capitol. State winners' entries will be featured in the 2003 Trash Poster Calendar. Also, one poster will be selected to be mass-produced and distributed to schools, libraries and the public. The teachers of the 12 state winners will be rewarded with a two- night stay at an Oklahoma state park. , Entries must be received at the local DEQ Office by February 1, 2002, County judging and awards will take place during February, and local winners will be forwarded to the state competition in March. After the statewide posters have been judged, copies will be available to other businesses and groups for display and promotion. Entries must be original concepts with positive themes related to litter and solid waste, and must be 11" X 17" on white paper or poster board. Syndicated characters and computer generated images may not be used. Sponsors include OG&E, the Metropolitan Environmental Trust (M.e.t.), Cherokee Nation, Waste Research, Inc., Oklahoma Chapter Sierra Club, Oklahoma State Parks and Resorts, Oklahoma Rural Water Association, Oklahoma Employees Credit Union, Solid Waste Institute of North Eastern OK, Oklahoma Environmental Management Authority, Keep Oklahoma Beautiful and Oklahoma Society of Environmental Health Professionals. For more information and entry forms, contact your local DEQ Office or the ODOT Beautification Office at (405) 521-4037, or access the ODOT website at www.okladot.state.ok.us and click on Highways. mm mm mm mm m mm mm I m ! mm 5hop tOerki s m m m m d get Ho// m | lllllllllm Pbamfliar phrases "blowing off steam" A person maJdr~ steam in a boiler must take great care to regulate the pressure that bmlcl~i up as the water is heated. A safety valve must be released from time to time to let a little steam out; if it Looking for a gift idea? Burt's Jewelry has a great selection of stuff to fit almost any budget! Stop by today and don't forget to get your Holly Jolly tickets with any purchase now through December 14th. $5-$10 - 5 tickets ~OI.LY $10.01-$15 - 10 tickets $15.01-$35 20 tickets $35.01-$60 30 tickets Burt's Jewelry Please save room for dessert on Dec. 13, 6-8:30 p.m. Old Fashion Christmas Night. The "Friends of the will be sponsoring the "Chocolate Fest". The Cimarron HCE will be joining the "Friends" in providing chocolate i' for the "Chocolate Fest". Chocolate tastes are $1.00 for samples of chocolate There will be a silent auction of delicious chocolate Florence Wall, a local porcelain artist, has donated a hand painted blue chocolate box full of goodies for the auction. The "Friends" will also hold a book sale in the south ing building. What could be more perfect than enjoying a book while ing on chocolate goodies purchased at the "Chocolate Fest" Book Sale. Check your ticket numbers now/ You may be this week' Holly Jolly winner It's time to check your Holly call will be returned. Jolly tickets to see if you have not contact the merchant won one of this week's great donating the gift. You will prizes, to present your winning Ticket #138138 wins a bingo Perkins Main Street and pack from Cimarron Bingo Ca- time to pick up your prize sino. the donating merchant. Ticket #191901 wins a You must call before l watch from Burt's Jewelry, val- on Monday, Dee. 10. ued at $75. prizes are not claimed Ticket #229322 wins a $50 noon on Monday, Dec. 10, gift certificate to the Railroad tickets will be drawn and Yard. prizes will be given aws Ticket #261944 wins a free someone else next week. heating system tune-up valued Congratulations at $60 from Country Comtbrt week's winners: Lisa Ward Heat & Air the 6-month membership Tickrt #088380 wins a $75 Iowa Tribe Athletic shopping spree from Perkins nated by the Perkins Food Center. Clinic, Dan Turner Ticket #150292 wins a $50 tive American art gift certificate to Ralph's retail and Beverly Sprfi ger store, savings bond from Ticket #156295 wins a $50 County Bank. gift certificate from the Remind your family Cimarron Valley Coop. friends to check their ticket If you are holding a winning bers. Next week look forw ticket, here's what you need to more prizes given away do. Call the Main Street office Perkins Vet Clinic and at phone number 547-1107 and Drug. ask for program manager, David Remember to have a Holbrook. If no answer, pleaseJolly Christmas and to leave a etailed message. YourPerkins first ..... If we do not have anything to sell If all our customers know all our product benefits If we are certain they will not forget the benefits If there are no new customers we wish to gain If there is nothing about our business that needs ex- plaining If we have nothing to tell that might help customers plan for their future If we believe our trademark will remain indelibly fixed in the memory of our customers If no competitor in the mean- time continues to advertise his or her product +i i S'i'ABLISHED 1998 But, if any of these are untrue, then we cannot AFFORD not to advertise. No other medium offers such breadth of coverage... Such certainty of welcome... Such economy of cost.