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Southwest Oklahoma Fishing Report

Texoma: Elevation 4 ft. below normal, water 82 and clear. Largemouth and smallmouth bass fair to good on crankbaits, plastic worms baits and spinnerbaits at 5-15 ft. in upper ends of creek channels. Striped and white bass fair to good on sassy shad, live bait and slabs at 10-25 ft. in the river channels.
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Cotton County Free Fair - 2013

DEPARTMENT A: BEFF CATTLE.
HEIFER
Angus - Logan Simpson - WAS Club - 1st/Breed Champ
Chianina - Ashton Keeter WAS Club - 1st/Breed Champ/Grand Champ
Maine Anjou - Lilli Benson - Big Pasture FFA - 1st/Breed Champ/Reserve Grand

 

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A ZOMBIE WALK for Drug free Awareness

Red Ribbon Week 2013 brings some new ideas from Walters Public School Staff. The Walters Elementary School (WES) Drug Prevention week will begin Wed. October 23rd with “Life is more Colorful Drug Free”. The classes have been assigned different colors to wear. Thursday, Oct. 24th “Team up against Drugs”- Team building Challenge activities. (Wear camouflage and bandana) Friday, Oct 25th “Form an Alliance against Drugs- Red Ribbon Rally.” Fall Party- wear your costumes.
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Community Chest Drive begins October 21, 2013

The annual Community Chest Drive begins its journey to raise funds next week on October 21st and ends with a Pancake Breakfast on October 26th. Volunteers will call on businesses and individuals asking for your donations to help the Walters community. The goal of the Chamber of Commerce is to benefit its citizens and the Community Chest makes this possible. Some of the activities it funds, or helps fund are: youth sports programs, Walters Public Schools organizations, community organizations, and other charitable requests throughout the year. This is the only resource the Chamber has available for these worthwhile activities.
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Cotton County Election Board News

Voters in Cotton County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the November 12th, Special Countywide Election, should apply now, County Election Board Secretary, Shellie Hart said today. Although the county election board can accept applications for absentee ballots until Wednesday, November 6th, Mrs. Hart urged voters who want to vote by absentee ballot to apply early.
 
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Thirteenth Annual Walters Car Cruz A Huge Success

2013 Car Cruz Queen - Kelsey Caldwell and 2013 Car Cruz Princess - Nevaeh Cruz
October 5, 2013 Walters was a happening place, with the Thirteenth Annual Walters Car Cruz and the City Wide Garage Sales. Despite the cold weather the turn out was well over expectations. With the sun coming out around lunch time the people started to come out and there was lots of fun and competitions!
 
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Cotton County escapee volatile

Robert Lee Turk - photo KSWO. TV
by Malinda Rust and Judi Bolland
 
Law enforcement agencies from across Southwest Oklahoma continued their search Monday for an inmate who escaped from the Cotton County Jail overnight, bring his total number of escapes in the county to five. The last time 45 year-old Robert L. Turk was cornered by law enforcement officers -near the Comanche-Cotton county line - he forced a pistol into his mouth and pulled the trigger. At that time, he was being sought in connection with the June 22 shootings of Donna Devine, and Louis Slomba, who were shot at a home northeast of Walters.
 
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Michael Edgmon Member of CSC College Rodeo Team

Michael Edgmon, a 2011 graduate of Walters High School, is a member of the Connors State College Rodeo Team in Warner, OK.
Warner, OK – Michael Edgmon of Walters, Oklahoma is serving as a member of the Connors State College Rodeo Team in Warner, OK. Edgmon is a sophomore at CSC and pursuing an Associates of Science degree in Agriculture. Edgmon competes in Steer Wrestling and was selected by other members to serve as an Event Director for the team. Majoring in Equine Science, Edgmon plans to transfer to Oklahoma State University after graduation. Michael is the son of David and Alexandra Edgmon.
 
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Oct
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AgPreference, ACA donates $2,000 to help the hungry

ALTUS (September 24, 2013)—AgPreference, ACA presented a $2,000 check donation to the First United Methodist Church/Food Pantry of Walters, Oklahoma on Tuesday to help in the effort to aid those struggling with hunger. The funds are to be used in Cotton County. “We are proud to ‘share our success’ with those in need and be good corporate citizens,” said Cecil H. Sheperson, AgPreference president and chief executive officer. “By getting involved, we can make a difference in helping with this cause and the important work that First United Methodist Church-Food Pantry does every day.”
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Walters Chamber of Commerce held Ribbon Cutting September 13, 2013

The Beauty Lounge is owned by Beverly Anderson a native of Walters. The Beauty Lounge has many thing to offer. You can get a cut, color, facial, massage, waxing tanning and spray tanning. They also have retail hair care and skin care product. You can call or come by for an appointment. The business ours are Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. till 6 p.m. and some Saturdays 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. They are located at 608 E. Missouri, Walters.
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