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29
Aug
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Cotton County Rural Water District No. 2 receives $5,000,000 water system funding from OWRB

OKLAHOMA CITY –Cotton County Rural Water District No. 2 (District) received approval Tuesday for $5,000,000 in funding from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board (OWRB) to improve the District’s water infrastructure. Construction and improvements to the water system will be financed by the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) along with $164,000 from an Indian Health Services (IHS) grant and approximately $958,221 in local funds.

 

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Wed
22
Aug
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New to Walters Elementary School - “Read to Echo” Programtie

Therapy dog Echo (Shetland sheepdog, AKA “ShelProgramtie”) and Owner/Handler: Nancy L. Adkison will start being at Walters Elementary in Walters.

Inaugural session will begin Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at 1:30pm

Students who may be uncomfortable about their reading skills can read to Echo in a relaxed no-judgment setting.

 

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Wed
22
Aug
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Oklahoma Army National Guard Unit Supports Walters Public Schools

Members of the Oklahoma Army National Guard provided breakfast to staff members on Tuesday, Aug. 14.

L to right are Roland Morales, Principal of Walters High School, Spc. Eugen Ryan, Spc. Tanner Kuykendall, SSG Chris Luina-Quintero, and Jimmie Dedmon, Superintendent of Schools. Thanks for the ongoing support of these soldier

 

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Wed
22
Aug
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Tuesday’s Election: All the information you need

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday for the August 28th Runoff Primary Election, 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 and also on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

* Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Lines are possible at peak voting times. Wait times will likely be shortest at mid-morning and mid-afternoon.

 

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Wed
15
Aug
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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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Wed
15
Aug
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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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Wed
15
Aug
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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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Wed
08
Aug
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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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Wed
08
Aug
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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.

Wed
01
Aug
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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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