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Temple School improvements at stake in vote

TEMPLE – Registered voters in the Temple Public School District are being asked to go to the polls August 26 to vote on two proposed school bonds for the district. The first, Proposition 1, is for a total amount of $375,000 and the second, Proposition 2, is for $75,000. Kolby Johnson, who has been the Temple Superintendent of Schools since July 1, said the first proposal allocates $345,000 to construct a secure entry at the elementary school and $30,000 to purchase an enclosed sport utility vehicle
 
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Walters City Council Met on August 5, 2014

The Walters City Council met in regular session on August 05, 2014 in the City Council Chambers in the City Hall. City Clerk informed council that Air Evac will allow our employees to continue membership with them at the same discount rate if the city pays the invoice and the employee reimburses the city
 
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Aug

Polls For August 26, 2014 Run-off Open at 7:00 A.M.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, for the Runoff Primary and Temple Special School Elections, and Shellie Hart, Secretary of the Cotton County Election Board, offered voters some tips on how to make their votes count 
 
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Walters Fire Department Called Early Saturday Morning

A call came into the Walters  Fire Department around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2014 of a house fire on the corner of Ohio and Hough. There was no electricity running to the house according to Fire Chief Monty Powers.
 
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13
Aug

Walters completes work on two school buildings

WALTERS, Okla._Two new school buildings are ready for the upcoming school year in Walters. It started five years ago when a committee was formed  to see what the needs were for Walters Public Schools; having more space was a top priority. In 2012, voters approved a $1.2 million bond to pay for the construction of an addition to their elementary school and a new agriculture education building 
 
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Aug

Lawton principal remembered for her contributions

LAWTON, Okla._A Lawton principal’s unexpected passing has shocked the community. Resa Harvick died at her home Monday night. She had served as principal at Crosby Park Elementary School for the past nine years. Although her friends and family were caught off guard by the news of her passing, they know that the school will carry on her legacy.
 
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13
Aug

District Judicial Race

If you aren’t clear on the upcoming judicial elections, you aren’t alone. This article 1s designed to clarify judicial elections and the reasons why you w1Il be voting on judicial candidates from other counties in November.
District Judges and Associate District Judges in Oklahoma are elected by a vote of the people every four (4) years.
 
Wed
06
Aug

A July To Remember

Sometime around the third week of May, with wildfires scorching the state and drought continuing to intensify, Oklahomans were in search of a miracle. The spring rainy season at that point seemed like a figment of Mother  Nature’s imagination amongst one of the driest January-May periods in state history.
 
Wed
06
Aug

Donna Dutton Graduates Great Plains Technology Center Practical Nursing Program

Colleen Hacanson proudly adjusts the cap of her daughter, Donna Dutton, prior to Dutton’s graduation Ceremony on Thursday, July 24, 2014, from the licensed Practical Nurse Program at Great Plains Technology Center. Other graduates included W. Thomas Berry, Leanne Burgos, Ashlie Calvin, Sarah Kathleen Dailey, Stephanie Lynn Frazier, Michelle Janae Gallimore, Candra Garza, Kayla Kreft, Adrinna Denise Mack, Sara A. Robinson, Taylor  Sheffield, Diane LaShawn Smith, Kim Dawn Swietek and Jessica Webber. Jeff Dixon, Staff - Lawton Constitution
 
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06
Aug

Cameron University President’s Partners Scholarship

Joseph Nickolas “Nick” Suson-Harr of Walters was awarded the Cameron University President’s Partners Scholarship. It is a one-year, $1000 award, comprised of a $500 tuition waiver and a $500 stipend, half of which
is paid each semester, beginning in the fall
 

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