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Wed
11
Jan

First Snow Fall of 2017

Walters and surrounding areas received snowfall on Friday, January 6, 2017. The further north you went the more snow there was.

 

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Wed
11
Jan

Walters City Manager To Attend Oklahoma Municipal Assurance Group Winter Conference

The new City Manager Shawn Strange has been selected as a Dave Harris Fellowship recipient for the upcoming Oklahoma Municipal Assurance Group (OMAG). The winter conference is set for January 11 thru 13, 2017 in Norman.
 
Each year OMAG provides a Fellowship for select City Managers and Town Administrators across the state to attend CMAO’s conference training events. 

 

Wed
11
Jan

Walters Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet Set For January 26, 2017

The Walters Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Banquet at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday January 26, 2017 at the Cotton Electric Civic Room located at 308 N. Broadway. (corner of Broadway and Oklahoma) You can purchase your tickets from any Walters Chamber board member or at the Walters City Hall. The meal will be catered by Linda Cromwell.

 

Wed
11
Jan

Oklahoma Excellence in Agriculture Awards Nominations Sought

Oklahoma has a rich agricultural history thanks to dedicated farmers. In 1998, the Governor’s Outstanding Achievement Award in Agriculture was created to recognize those who have helped lead the industry while demonstrating exemplary personal values and pursuing agricultural achievements in Oklahoma. Through Feb. 10, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF) is accepting nominations for a total of four Oklahoma Excellence in Agriculture Awards.

 

Wed
11
Jan

Nominations Needed For Walters Chamber Of Commerce Citizen Of The Year

The Walters Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year. Do you know of anyone who would be worthy of this honor? Someone working to promote Walters, dedicated to helping others and working for worthwhile causes.
 
Some suggested criteria for the Citizen of the Year from former Chamber records…A Leader in promoting Walters as a great hometown. Has initiated positive and progressive ideas and worked to see them completed. Encouraged support and participation of others. Dedicated to helping others—children, teenagers, senior citizens, church and charity groups, through civic, school and individual efforts.

 

Wed
11
Jan

Voter Registration Deadline is January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the February 14th Annual School and Municipal Primary Elections, Cotton County Election Board Secretary Shellie Hart said today.
 
Hart said that persons who are United States citizens, residents of Oklahoma, and at least 18 years old may apply to become registered voters.

 

Wed
04
Jan

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Election and Early Voting: All the information you need

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the January 10, 2017 Empire SD I-21 and Chattanooga SD I-132 Special Elections, Cotton County Election Board Secretary Shellie Hart said today. Please keep the following information and tips in mind as the election approaches:

- Early voting will be available at the County Election Board office from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday, January 5th and 6th.

 

Wed
04
Jan

Chris Lipscomb Retires After 27 Years Of Service

Chris Lipscomb retires from Cotton County as District #2 Commissioner effective December 31, 2016. There was a retirement reception for Chris at the Courthouse on December 30, 2016 Chris Lipscomb began working for Cotton County District #2 as a road maintenance employee in 1989. He was elected as County Commissioner District #2 for three consecutive terms from January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2016.

 

Wed
04
Jan

Former Lt. Gov. Jari Askins Was Guest Speaker At Walters Rotary Club

Former Lt. Gov. Jari Askins spoke to the Walters Rotary Club about her current role as chief administrative officer of the state’s court system. Pictured with Askins are the Honorable Mike Flanagan, associate district judge of the District Court of Cotton County, and Rotary President Leta Coats.

 

Wed
04
Jan

Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus, Are Missing!

St Patrick Catholic Church had a Nativity Scene set up in front of the church. On December 29, 2016 it was discovered that baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph (all made togerther) was missing. If you have any information on this you can contact the church.

 

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