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Wed
27
May

Flooding Rains, High Winds Hit Cotton County Hard

The City of Walters and Cotton County have been hit hard this May from rain here in our area and north.  ast Cache Creek floods when Lake Ellsworth, north of Walters, receive enough water they have to let it out to keep from loosing the dam.At least 10 homes in Walters were effected by the flooding water coming from the north and many acres of land. The Comanche Nation and the City of Walters were busy helping those affected with sandbags around their homes. The Walters Comanche Nation Center east of Walters opened their doors for those who had to evacuate and need somewhere safe to stay till they could get back in their homes.   
 
Wed
27
May

Six WHS Seniors Receive Educational Foundation Scholarships

arship. This scholarship is $3,000 a year and is given forfour years. Kaitlyn competed in the interscholastic meet at Cameron for two years in Spanish and English. She was a member of the softball team for four years and the basketball, cross country and track teams for two years.She is also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. An active volunteer, she has volunteered at the food pantry for two years, recorded stats at the high school footballs games for four years, attended Missions trips in  exico for five years, and   eads worship with the praise team at her church. Kaitlyn  s a member of the Nazarene Church, the varsity choir and attended basic leadership workshop and advanced leadership  workshop.
 
Wed
27
May

Mixed Media Workshop Scheduled for June 9, 2015

Pattie Calfy looks on as Patti Bates works on her mixed media art piece during the 2013 workshop. The Cotton County Art Council is again offering a 1 day workshop in Mixed Media with Pattie Calfy as the teacher. The workshop will be from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. All supplies will be provided, and no previous art experience is necessary. For cost and registration contact Pattie Calfy at 580-875-3191 or calfinator@ yahoo.com. This workshop is made possible by a grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council.  
 
Wed
27
May

You Could Be The Next 4th Of July Prince Or Princess

The Walters Chamber of Commerce will be holding their Annual 4th of July rince & Princess Contest  gain this year. It is open to boys and girls, ages 11 years old and younger. They will be selling raffle tickets for the following prize: Yetti Ice Chest. The Prince and Princess will receive a crown, a trophy, banner and prize as well as be named Walters 4th of July Prince and Princess. Tickets and rules can be picked up starting June  , 2015 at Buzzin’ Around   lowers, 105 S. Broadway 
 
Wed
20
May

Fire Consumes House on West Iowa

Saturday was a very busy day for the Walters Fire Department. A call came in around 9:30 p.m. of a house on fire in the 200 block of West Iowa. There was no one living in the house and no utilities on. The Fire Department keep
the two houses on each side from burning as well. 
 
Wed
20
May

Cotton County Comes Together

When tragedy strikes a small town it is awesome to see so many come out to help in any way they can. Last Friday, May 15 was such a day in the City of Walters. Several juveniles were on West Cache Creek boating and one lost his life.
 
Wed
20
May

Walters Students Received State FFA Degree

Cheyenne Connel, Taylor Davis, Hunter Kirkpatrick, Hunter Moore and Justin Russell of Walters FFA Chapter have been nominated to’ receive the State FFA Degree, the highest degree of active membership awarded by the
Oklahoma FFA Association.
 
Wed
13
May

Free Workshop: Soil Health, Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture and Managing Pastureland

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is announcing with the Oklahoma Tribal Conservation Advisory Council (OTCAC), Farm Service Agency (FSA), Risk Management Agency (RMA), Rural Development (RD), National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) and the Cotton County Conservation District are partnering to hold a free conservation workshop and lunch on Thursday, May 21, 2015.
 

 

Wed
13
May

Red River Technology Center recognizes Outstanding Students

Students recognized in the morning awards assembly were: Tallyn Greenway, Comanche, Auto Collision; Emily Havens, Adult, Auto Service I; Weston Spivey, Bray-Doyle, Auto Service II; Stephanie Perry, Adult, Carpentry; Jonathon Murphy, Duncan, Carpentry; Janice Dove, Adult, Computer-Aided Drafting; Brianne Hamm, Adult, Computer-Aided Drafting; Jayden Newberry
 

 

Wed
13
May

Walters Elementary School April Students of the Month

Fifth Grade: Jacob French, Nathan Kohout, Sky’lyn Fletcher, Neveah Dryden,Fourth Grade: Ryan Kosechata, Alexis Valdez, Amber Spence, Beauticia Stevenson, Jennifer Lopez
 

 

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