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July 15, 2014

Getting ready for new school year

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — It might be mid-July but activities are already starting to be scheduled in preparation for a new school term next month.
A couple of churches kind of kick things off with events meant to help out with things like school clothing.
Grant and Maple Church of Christ in Pauls Valley will offer free clothing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19.
A week later — Saturday, July 25 — the First Baptist Church of Elmore City will host its annual Back To School Free To All event.
Lots of free clothing, shoes and household items will be offered from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Family Life Center next door to the church building.
There will also be school supplies on a limited basis. For more information, call 580-788-4110.
Higher Ground Church in Pauls Valley will host its 5th annual Backpack and Burrito Day on Saturday, Aug. 2.
There will be 250 backpacks stuffed with school supplies given to local school aged children.
In addition to the school supplies, a burrito lunch will be given to all who come.
This year’s event will feature a special dramatic presentation by the IMPACT Youth Group, free hair cuts for all children and a jumping castle.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the presentation starts at 9 a.m. at the church located just west of I-35 off of state Highway 19.
The gridiron season is also not far away as anyone interested in placing an ad in the PVHS football program should contact Marnie Crawford at405-990-7236.
Payment and ad designs must be placed by Aug. 11.
The next Panther Athletic Club meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 in the PVHS library.
School physicals will be available 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 at the PV offices of Dr. Brian Allee, 105 N. Indian Meridian. The cost is $25.
Summer rehearsals for the PVHS Pride of the Valley band are the weeks of July 28-Aug. 1 and Aug. 4-8.
Whitebead School will have new student enrollment for district students from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5. Come to the school office for enrollment forms.
A 4-man golf scramble to benefit PV student Abby Gamble, who is battling leukemia, is on July 26 at Purcell’s municipal course.
Pauls Valley student Anna Parker is raising money to participate in a European band tour next summer.
Anyone interested in helping may make donations in a special fund at First United Bank in PV.

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    Lisa D. Brinkley of Springdale, Arkansas was born to Clarence (C. L.) and Bertha (Wright) Pelfrey on November 3, 1947 in Yuba City, California and passed from this life on July 15, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 66 years.

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  • Roger Glen Clayton

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  • Reba Joyce Dawson

    Reba Joyce Dawson of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma was born to Ben and Gertie Mae (Gates) Crawford Jr. on July 28, 1934 in Carthage, Texas and passed from this life on July 8, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 79 years.

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  • Lawatha Dean Gilley

    Lawatha Dean Gilley, of Pauls Valley, passed away July 8, 2014 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma at the age of 80 years.

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