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Walters Chamber of Commerce Annual 2017 Walters Car Cruz

October 7, 2017 Walters was the place to be for the Annual Walters Car Cruz and the City Wide Garage Sales.

The weather was perfect for the Car Cruz and for yard selling. The sun came up with a smile and turned the day into a wonderful Fall Day!

The contenders for Queen and Princess of the 2017 Car Cruz raised over $2200.00. Car Cruz Princess and Queen are: Queen- Nevaeh Dryden; Princess- Ashlynn Dryden.

There was an Air House to bounce on Kansas St. furnished by Walters Chamber of Commerce Car Cruz Committee, along with Pennington Farms providing a train ride down Broadway and back.

 

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AfPreference Donates To Walters Food Pantry

AgPreference, ACA presented a $2,000 check to Walters Food Pantry of Walters, Oklahoma on September 27, 2017, to help in the effort to aid those struggling with hunger. Pictured in front left to right are: Jerry Adkison, Cecil H. Sheperson, President and CEO of AgPreference, and Paul Metcalfe.

 

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Keeter School

In the Walters Herald last week (10/05/17) on the front page, is a bigger picture of the one with this article, a story looking for help finding information about the picture and the people in the picture.

Linda Garrison, Walters Historian has all the information on the picture. Thank you Linda for your help and furnishing names.

 

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Oct
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Seeking Help From Readers

By Deborah Yoder

James Randall & Matilda Elizabeth Parkey, my grand parents, purchased a farm on Cache Creek in 1914. After 3 generations, that farm is still in the Parkey family.

The Parkey children attended rural schools in the area, first Mount Pleasant School, then Kneedler School for grades 1-8, then on to Temple High School.

 

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Cotton County Art Council To Reveal Calendar At Car Cruz!

The Cotton County Art Council is excited to reveal their 2018 calendar that has frame-able prints of artwork done by several council members. The calendars will be at the Walters Car Cruz on October 7th, along with many pieces of original artwork that will be on display at the gazebo, on Broadway and Colorado. Artists contributing to the calendar are Bill Boyer, Judy Brannan, Pattie Calfy, LaMonte Dolman, Lavonne High, Linda Moore, Priscilla Pennington, Traci Pennington, Michelle Roberts, LynneAdene Thompson, and Sharon Wiley. The monthly CCAC meeting will be October 9th at 7:00 pm at the Depot. Come and join us as we make scarecrows out of bottles!!! For more information call Traci Pennington at 591-2716.

 

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2017 Walters Car Cruz Saturday October 7

Bring the Kids, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Moms and Dads there is something for everyone!

Everyone get out their competitive spirit and win cash at the 2017 Walters Car Cruz, October 7, 2017 by entering the Monster Mash Dance Contest, Car Hop Relay, Bubble Gum Blowing Contest, Frozen T-Shirt Contest and Skull Decorating Contest. Also, there will be Zombie Rubber Ducky Throw. ALL these contests pay CASH!

 

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Wed
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FFA Chapters Weld Feral Swine Trap Gates For Conservation Districts

Every conservation district office across the state of Oklahoma will now have feral hog traps to be made available to landowners in their conservation districts thanks to the help of numerous FFA Chapters across the state of Oklahoma.

In April, the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry (ODAFF) Wildlife Services partnered with the Oklahoma Conservation Commission (OCC), the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts (OACD) to provide feral swine traps to all 85 districts.

 

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Flood-damaged vehicles may soon flood the market

By Trisha Gedon

STILLWATER, Okla. – Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left a wide path of destruction across Texas and Florida. Now that the forceful winds are dying down, cities and towns in both states are dealing with massive flooding.

Unfortunately, some unscrupulous people may try to take advantage of others in the wake of these horrific storms.

 

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BuyWalters City Council Met On September 19, 2017

The Walters City Council met in regular session at 5:00 p.m. on September 19th, 2017 in the City Council Chambers in the City Hall. Those present were Mayor David Mitchell; Vice Mayor Roberta Ellis; Steve McCammon and Richard Anderson; City Manager Shawn Strange; City Attorney Hyman Copeland; and City Clerk Dollie Glenn. Councilman Bob Nance was absent.

Interim Fire Chief Scooter Bivins opened the meeting with prayer.

 

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Lavonne High Donates A Print To Walters Senior Citizen Center

Local artist, Lavonne High, has donated a Print to the Walters Senior Citizen Center for the purpose of holding a raffle to help fund the replacement of the A.C. Unit.

Lavonne has been a member of the cotton County Arts Council for over 30 years. She has become well known for her art, which is on display in several galleries.Along with several other artist, her work has hung in the Oklahoma State Capital.

 

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