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Aug

Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Recommends Caution on Lakes, Rivers and Streams

During this Labor Day holiday, many Oklahomans may be planning a trip to one of the state’s lakes, rivers, or streams to enjoy swimming,  boating, canoeing and other water activities. While the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) encourages Oklahomans to visit the state’s many natural water bodies, the agency reminds residents to be cautious 
 
Wed
27
Aug

Local Group To Improve Community Structure

(Walters, OK - August 25, 2014) - Fresh Paint Days, a Keep Oklahoma Beautiful (KOB) project designed to encourage volunteers to seek out unsightly community structures and renovate them with the creative use of resources
begins in September as City of Walters works to improve City Hall.
 
Wed
27
Aug

Arvest Bank Treats WPS Faculty & Staff to a Back to School Lunch

On Monday, August 18th Arvest Bank Associates treated the Walters Public School Faculty and Staff to a barbeque lunch just before they started the school year. The faculty and staff enjoyed the door prize drawings for 
assorted school supplies. Hal Labyer, Community President and Megan Whan,  Branch Manager presented a donation on behalf of Arvest Bank to the school  
 
Wed
27
Aug

Tabitha Eastman New Teacher At Big Pasture Public School

Tabitha Eastman was the 2003 Valedictorian of Big Pasture Schools. Having graduated from Cameron University in 2007 with a  Bachelors’ Degree in Health & Physical Education, she is currently working on her Masters degree in counseling at Wayland Baptist University. 
 
Wed
20
Aug

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
 
Wed
20
Aug

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
 
Wed
20
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 
 
Wed
20
Aug

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.
 
Wed
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 
 
Wed
13
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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