Archive for October, 2013

Perryton Community Development Corporation Honored for Economic Development Success

The Perryton Community Development Corporation (CDC) was honored recently with the Community Economic Development Award from the Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC). The prestigious award honors excellence and exceptional contributions of Texas communities in economic development. The Perryton CDC received this recognition at the TEDC’s annual conference on October 17 in San Antonio. Criteria used

October Quiz

Try your luck on our monthly Perryton trivia quiz!

One-on-One with John Erickson

The author of Hank the Cowdog—one of the country’s most popular and beloved children’s book series—didn’t always have it easy. John R. Erickson, a Perryton native, received approximately 1,000 rejection slips from publishers over a 15-year span. But undeterred, Erickson started his own publishing company, Maverick Books, Inc., in his Perryton garage in 1982 to

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