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Cotton County Free Fair Set For August 21-22-23-24-25, 2018

Cotton County Free Fair is coming up next week. You can find all kinds of entries to look at. On Saturday, August 18th you can even get some homemade Ice Cream. So if you find yourself without any thing to do, get out and experience the Cotton County Free Fair.

This is a list of the activities that will be going on:

Tuesday, August 21--4-H Exhibit Entry Day, 3:00-6:00 PM

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2018 AAA School’s Open, Drive Carefully

August 6, 2018 - - -As a new school year begins, AAA’s “School’s Open, Drive Carefully” campaign aims to reduce the number of school-related pedestrian injuries and fatalities. With more distractions than ever, AAA reminds motorists to watch out for students as they travel to and from school.

School zone speed limits are in place to save lives. Motorists need to be especially vigilant during the morning and afternoon hours when schoolchildren are walking to and from school. A hit-and-run crash occurs every minute on U.S. roads, according to recent research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

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5 Tips To Help You Live A Poetic Life Poetry reading is on the rise.

Almost 29 million U.S. adults now read poetry that’s not required for work or school, the highest rate since the National Endowment for the Arts began doing a survey on the topic 15 years ago.

The increased interest in poetry has been driven largely by young adults, women, and racial and ethnic minorities—people most likely to be involved in social protest and online activism.

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97th State 4-H Roundup Creates New Memories For Club Members

STILLWATER, Okla. – What happens when you combine recognition of hard work and achievement, educational workshops, competitive events, making new friends and $100,000 in educational scholarships? These are just a few of the ingredients for a successful 97th State 4-H Roundup.

Nearly 800 club members, volunteer leaders and Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension educators gathered recently on the OSU campus for the state’s biggest 4-H event. This year’s theme was Capture Your Moments, Develop Your Future.

Serving as delegates from Cotton County were Shalyn Bowles, Haley Smith, Allie Powers, Hailey Franklin, Makenna Fisher, Jolie Davis, Macie Edgmon, Kynleigh Henson, Kendall Meason, Dylan Simon and Kenneth Ballard.

 

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A Shared Alliance

By: Congressman Tom Cole

As the United States continues its historic buildup of its defense capabilities, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has committed to increasing security investments as well. Russia seeks to change the international order by stressing our alliances, undermining national institutions, and supporting conflicts around the world. Its goal is to exert greater influence around the globe and demonstrate Russia is not only a nuclear power, but a Great Power. The NATO alliance shares a common strategic vision on how to counter this threat.

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Walters JH Cheer Squad Participated In UCA Cheer Camp at UCO

Last week the Walters JH Cheer squad participated in UCA Cheer Camp at UCO in Edmond.

 

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Voter Registration Deadline is August 3rd

Friday, August 3rd, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the August 28th Runoff Primary Election, 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.

 

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Walters City Council Met On July 17, 2018

The Walters City Council met in regular session at 5:00 p.m. on July 17, 2018 in the City Council Chambers in the City Hall. Those present were; Chairman Roberta Ellis: Vice-Mayor David Mitchell; and Councilmen Steve McCammon and Bob Nance. City Manager Shawn Strange; City Clerk Sheri Davis and City Attorney Hyman Copeland. Richard Anderson was absent.

John Sheppard opened the meeting with prayer.

 

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2018 Walters Rodeo Parade and Rodeo

On Thursday, July 19, 2018 Walters Chamber of Commerce held the annual Rodeo Parade on Broadway. There were many entries not counting Sheriff Dept., Walters PD and Walters Fire Department. There was plenty of candy thrown for kids and adults.

Float winner: Comanche Star Casino and Non-float winner: Easton Dilks.

During the parade Walters Chamber of Commerce had cold water in their office, First Baptist Church was walking around downtown passing out cold water or you could go to The Gem to get water. A thank you to all who participated in the parade and showed up to watch. A special thanks to Mr. Pyle of The Gem for going on Friday morning and picking up left water bottles.

 

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Local Students Attend SWOSU Band Camp

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s 63rd annual band camp recently attracted 442 students from six states to the Weatherford campus for Oklahoma’s oldest and longest-running band camp. Camp director Marc Mueller said the students auditioned for placement in six concert bands and participated in rehearsals as well as a variety of recreational activities.

 

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