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E PERKINS JOURNAL-THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1997 lAY, 15, 1997 December urtis Burns .m. - returned call to Car- zie at elementary school, three items discovered from burglary last a.m. - at Payne County Will contact Secret Ser- i a.m. - at high school with PD's K-9 to search lockers, no contacts. a.m. - returned call to tnie White, had found in straw picked up from Will bring to PPD a.m. - collision with mail- :511 SE 4th, girl next door her father's pickup out and it kept going mailbox. No damage to Girl will pay for new and post, all agreed. Ottaway a.m. - at-high school/ school for drug dog p.m. - call from Angel re vehicle speeding on hSt., attempt to locate lye.. - report of noise and lass breaking at Sager Checked, no apparent extra patrol. .m. - call from PCSO, re- abandoned wheel chair /d Stumbo. Checked, did I, looked for occupant, December 16, 1997 Orene Dean called I wheelchair stolen porch. Checked area needed. 12:30 p.m. - high school re- ported car wash vandalized dur- ing morning hours at school. 3:05 p.m. traffic on l losanlkNVe fl-_Apple.Comp_p_ ^___vress any key when ready IO SYSMSDOS SYSU- report of suspicious vehicle two miles north of Whistle Stop #2. Set up at WS #2, no contact. Burns 8:49 a.m. - to Stillwater for meeting, also picked up sup- plies. 3:20 p.m. - across from Steer Inn on possible fight starting. OK, horseplay. Ottaway 5:30 p.m. - report of trash bag laying in roadway on Hwy. 33, is traffic hazard Checked, found and removed five sacks to side of road. 8:06 p.m. - report from SPD of gas drive-off from 14th/Perkins Rd. in Stillwater, blue 86 Olds headed south. Set up at Whistle Stop #2, negative contact. THURSDAY, December 18, 1997 Burns 8:25 a.m. - traffic on SH 33 and Sadler, written warning to Glen Rose of Edmond for speeding 65 mph in 55 mph zone. 2:50 p.m. - at residence on counterfeit money, some passed in area. 4:40 p,m. - lady in PPD to re- port subject walks dog on E. I(nlpe every day and beats dog with belt. Checked at 4:44, un- able to locate. Obituary Lyle Monroe Jones Lyle Monroe Jones was born near Hill City, Kansas on May 15, 1914. He was the third of five children born to Raymond and Edna Jones. Lyle moved with his parents to Perkins about 1924 when he was ten years old and lived there for riage ended in divorce in 1973. Lyle worked in Perkins as an electrician from the mid-1930s until 1957, except for the W.W.II years when he worked for the Douglas Aircraft Company in Oklahoma City building bomb sights for B-36 bombers. When electricity became available to farm families around Perkins early in his career, he wired many of their homes He was an avid fisherman and during all his years in Perkins he loved to fish the Cimarron River. He also enjoyed quail and squirrel hunting. In 1957, he moved to Stillwa- ter where he was employed as head of maintenance at the old Stillwater Hospital. He worked there until retirement in 1978. Since retirement he has lived on a farm southeast of Stillwater where he raised cattle. He was preceded in death by his parents; an older sister, Fern Ratliff of Westmoreland, Kans.; an older brother, Oral, who died in his late teens; and a younger brother, Dale, of Oklahoma City. His other sister, Maxine Wade of North Hollywood, Calif. died only a few weeks ago. He is sur- vived by his son Larry and daughter-in-law Kayo, and his daughter Carol Dobbs and son- in-law Kenneth, all of Stillwater, as well as five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. A memorial service was held at the Perkins Strode Chapel at 4. p..m: o_n T uesday December 23 with the Rev. Tom Hunter of- ficiating. Burial was in the Perkins Cemetery under the di- rection of Strode Funeral Home. Pallbearers were three of his grandsons: Roger Jones and Ri- chard Jones and Ricky Dobbs; Randy Hornberger, a grandson by marriage; and two longtime friends, Joe Russell and Dale Holbrook. Card of Thanks The employees of Perkins Food Center wish to thank Stumbo where Officer the next 33 years. In high Ronnie and Diana Newell for the O~ \o New Year's Eve Reservations Now// Featuring "Luck Of The Draw"..$10 per person LIVE ENTERTAINMENT SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 "Pretty and the Packers" Open To The Public Open Wednesday thru Saturday At 5:00 (Closed Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday) dispatched last night,school, he was an outstanding Christmas dinner and party. II wheelchair on Porch ofathlete' excelling in several ii ttmbo, sports, Time to renew? a.m. - Stephanie WhiteHe and Maurine Williams, also It's easy to tell when it's time : her doctor will ana-of Perkins married in 193 and to renew your Journal subscrip- sheca l d about yes- had two children, a son, Larry, tion-See the date on your label, 547-21 02 let n0e"know if PPD and a daughter, Carol. the mar- then see page two.Thanks! #7322 Perkins, America From: (Your Name):. I ICity State I! TO: (TheirName) I the person you are sending The Perkins Journal to in our "Christmas Card" that will be published weekly. tetown New - . ==.=.. . :_-==.-.: --. --. - =-.-. N~WS~AP~ I Address: Payne and Lincoln COunties For Over 108 Years! ! I City: State: I | *Leave your name and address and Mail .to: Perkins Journal | EO. Box 40 Perkins, OK 74059 Zip: we will ill you. im I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I.