Archive for April, 2012

Perryton Trivia

Do you know all the nitty-gritty details about Perryton and Ochiltree County? Put your knowledge to the test with this month’s quiz.

You’re Invited to Leadership Perryton X Graduation

On Friday, May 4 everyone is invited to join us in recognizing the graduates of the Leadership Perryton X class and celebrating 10 years of the Leadership Perryton program. The graduation and celebration will take place at a noon luncheon at the Perryton Club. Following their completion of the nine-month leadership course, 26 people will

A Look at Area Artifacts

For those who have an interest in prehistoric and historic artifacts, the 2012 Perryton Stone Age Fair is this Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Museum of the Plains (1200 N. Main). At the event, artifact collectors will showcase their prehistoric and historic Indian artifacts and their pre-settlement era (specifically

Leadership Perryton to Host Cliff Quicksell

On Thursday, April 19 Leadership Perryton will host motivational speaker Cliff Quicksell as he presents “Accountability Begins with You.” The event will be at Frank Phillips College Allen Campus from 6:30 to 8 p.m., with registration taking place from 6 to 6:30 p.m. The event is free thanks to the generous sponsorship of Western Hot

Black Sunday

On Sunday, April 14, 1935, the worst dust storm in history swept through southwestern Kansas, through the Oklahoma Panhandle, into Perryton, and extended down through the Texas Panhandle. The extreme drought and dry weather of the early ’30s, combined with poor soil conservation techniques, led to frequent dust storms—as many as 50 over a 104-day

Gearing Up for Relay for Life

If you’re interested in participating in this year’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life event, it’s time to start putting together (and registering) your team. The overnight event will start on Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m. and will go until 7 a.m. on April 28 at the Expo Center. The event goal is to

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