WALTERS – Superintendent Jimmie Dedmon was “super surprised” when he was told that he’s been named Superintendent of the Year for District 15. He is one of 20 superintendents from across the state who were recognized during the annual Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administrators summer conference.
For the small price of a well-crafted essay about life without electricity, four young women from the Cotton Electric service area earned a spot on the 2015 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. Rachel Simon of Walters, Hanna Stanton of Lawton, Amber Powers of Loco, and Abby Wilcox of Geronimo joined 65 other teens to form the Oklahoma delegation. All had just completed their junior year in Oklahoma high schools. Most of them were from rural communities, all within areas served by electric cooperatives.
On Thursday, July 16, 2015 Walters held the annual Rodeo Parade on Broadway. There were many entries not counting Sheriff Dept., Walters PD and Walters Fire Department, and Ambulance Service. There was plenty of candy thrown for kids and adults. On Friday night Jaydan Vicky was named Rodeo Queen. She won the wonderful trailer, with 2nd place - Kaci Stonerock; 3rd place – Braylie Chumbay and 4th place – Addie Mae Fisher.
It is time once again for the Walters Round-Up Club Rodeo, July 16, 17 & 18, 2015 and the Comanche Homecoming Pow Wow July 17, 18, and 19, 2015. The parade will be held on Thursday, July 16th at 5:00p.m.
On Monday, July 6, 2015 Tammy Morris was sworn in as Cotton County Treasurer by Judge Michael Flanagan. Ms. Morris has been employeed in the Cotton County 2015Treasurer’s Office for 16 years. She became Treasurer in February, 2006.
CEO of Cemplex Group Named Chair of Leadership Oklahoma The Leadership Oklahoma Board of Directors recently elected Russ Harrison, CEO of the Cemplex Group to be chair of the organization’s 2015-2016 Board of Directors. Harrison “believes wholeheartedly that LOK members are a catalyst for positive change within their communities and across the State of Oklahoma.
Well over 25 members of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association spent their Fourth of July serving a full barbecue meal to residents of the Lawton-Fort Sill Veterans Center, according to Roger “Beast” Clark, chapter secretary.
The Walters Chamber of Commerce, City of Walters and the Walters Volunteer Fire Department once again did a great job on the preparations and presenting the Fireworks Display held on Saturday night, July 4th
“We’ve Got Rhythm, We’ve Got Jive - We’re the Class of ‘65.” It’s been 50 years since those challenging words resounded at every pep assembly in the auditorium, downtown pep rallies and in the patio of Walters High School. This class of Baby Boomers gathered Saturday, June 20, to celebrate this huge mile-stone with members of the Classes of ‘64 and ’66.