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Walters Hometown Grocery Store DOES NOT Have Recalled Meat

There has been information from USDA and Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) that Rancho Feeding Corporation has had a recall on beef. Many grocery stores have been effected by this recall across the nation Walters Hometown Grocery Store in Walters and Shelton Grocery in Waurika has not been effected by this recall. 
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Agricultural Education Travels Oklahoma Roads

The OKFB Grown for You commodity trailer made a stop Feb. 19 at the Walters Public Schools where 350 students learned about food, fiber and fuel by playing interactive video games. Agricultural education has never been more important. And now, thanks to a trio of Oklahoma institutions, it has never been more mobile either.
 
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Finalists Announced In Essay Competition

High school juniors from 10 schools submitted a total of 100 essays in Cotton Electric Cooperative’s 2014 RuralElectric Youth Tour contest. The entries were pared down to the 25 best essays on the topic “The Seven Cooperative Principles,” and their authors were invited to CEC headquarters in Walters for the interview round of the competition. 
 
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Fireplace gapping causes Walters home to catch fire

WALTERS, Okla._A man trying to stay warm in these sub-freezing temperatures ended up catching his house on fire Monday morning in Walters. The Walters Fire Department responded quickly enough that they were able
to contain the fire and keep it Fireplace gapping causes Walters home to catch fire KSWO.com from spreading to the entire  house
 
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Cache Valley Masonic Lodge #530 held Distrist Dinner

Cache Valley Masonic Lodge #530 held their annual District dinner on Monday, March 3, 2014 at the Cotton Electric Community Center. During the meeting and dinner Dwayne High was  presented with his 50 year pin. Keith Hooker was also honored with a 50 year pin. Mr. Hooker passed away in January so his wife and daughters were there to accept the pin.  
 
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Arrest made on car thefts in Walters

28 year old James Fay Gwin was charged in Cotton County District Court on felony charges. These charges are 4 counts Larceny Arrest made on car thefts in Walters of Automobile and two counts of arson, according to court
records. This is not his first run in with authorities. He was  convicted in February, 2006 on felony charges of Larceny of Motor Vehicle and unauthorized use of motor vehicle, records indicate.
 
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Registor by March 7, 2014 to vote April 1st

Friday, March 7, is the last time to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the April 1, City of Walters General 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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13BR8-2 Graduation Basic Reserve Academy Ceremony held February 22, 2014

Walters Police Department along with the assistance of several CLEET (Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training) Instructors, began the course in August, 2013. The Academy started 13BR8-2 Graduation Basic Reserve Academy Ceremony held February 22, 2014 with 19 cadets, with 16 cadets going through to graduation. Training consisted of Law block, Custody and Control, Fire Arms Instruction and Qualifications, and numerous
other courses. The cadets were tested weekly, sometimes several times a week, with a pass-no-pass grading system  
 
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CECF Announces Recent Contributions

Pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters – set enough of them aside on a regular basis, and the coins add up to dollars. That’s how Operation Round Up works. Most Cotton Electric members participate in ORU, in which power bills are rounded up to the nearest dollar The amount rounded up can be as little as 1 cent and is never more than 99 cents. On average, each participating member contributes about $6 each year  
 
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February 3, 2014 starts a rash of fires in Walters

February 3rd started the  month off with a house fire between 6th and 7th Street on West Iowa, (north side of West Iowa Street). The Fire Department got it out pretty quickly, but not before significant damage was done. Five
days later on February 8th that same house was on fire again. 
 

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