Cotton County Newswire

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  1. Voters raise sales tax, pass school bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSWO

    SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA_Southwest Oklahoma voters went to the polls and decided four issues between Cotton County, Hobart Public Schools and Rush Springs Public Schools. Voters in Cotton County passed a 0.75 percent sales tax increase to help fund the courthouse.

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  2. Sheriff's deputy testifies in home invasion trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KSWO

    DUNCAN, Okla._The defense put a sheriff's deputy on the stand in the trial of a home invasion in Cotton County. Winston Walters, a former realty TV star, is charged with six felonies, including first-degree robbery and kidnapping.

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  3. Home invasion victim takes to the standRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KSWO

    DUNCAN, Okla._In a Stephens County courtroom, the victim of an alleged home invasion took the stand as the trial began for a Cotton County reality TV star accused in the invasion. Winston Walters is charged with six felonies, including first-degree robbery and kidnapping.

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  4. Jury selection begins in home invasion trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | KSWO

    DUNCAN, Okla._Jury selection is underway in the trial of a Cotton County man once known for his role in the reality TV show 'Mudcats.' Winston Walters is charged with six felonies, including conjoint robbery, first-degree burglary and kidnapping.

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  5. Slick and hazardous conditions reported statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    ... at this time from Marshall or Johnston Counties....JWP 0500 TROOP G- Roads in Caddo, Grady, Comanche and Cotton County are slick and hazardous. This includes the H.E. Bailey Turnpike and Interstate 40 between Mile Markers 104-86. Roads in Stephens ...

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  6. County officials urge for sales tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | KSWO

    WALTERS, Okla_ Cotton County officials are urging their residents to vote for an increase to their county sales tax when they go to the polls in March. Cotton County officials spoke at the Walters Community Center in a town hall meeting about the tax Monday.

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  7. Man sentenced to death in trooper killing claims sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | KSWO

    ... Malone shot and killed trooper Green in 2003 after Green caught him manufacturing meth on an isolated road in Cotton County.

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  8. Bomb threat evacuates Walters casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | KSWO

    WALTERS, Okla._A Cotton County casino has reopened to the public after a bomb threat evacuated staff and guests for about 4 hours. Comanche Nation Police along with the Cotton County Sheriff's Office were called out to the Comanche Star Casino around 4:30 Thursday afternoon after the casino received a call of a possible bomb inside the building.

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  9. Two die in separate accidents on Oklahoma roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... suffered in a 9:50 p.m. crash Sunday on S Boundary Road about a half-mile east of County Road N 2610 in Cotton County, the patrol reported. Miller was driving west at a speed unsafe for a gravel road when he lost control. The sport utility vehicle ...

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  10. Walters man killed in crashRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a Walters man has been killed in a single-vehicle crash on a Cotton County road. The OHP says 37-year-old Jeremy Craig Miller died in the collision near Walters shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday.

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  11. Walters man dies in Cotton County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | KSWO

    Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 37-year-old Jeremy Craig Miller was driving west on South Boundary Road Sunday night when his SUV went off the gravel roadway and rolled two times. Troopers say Miller was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the SUV.

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  12. Fatal crashes reported in southern and southwest Oklahoma Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    ... suffered in a 9:48 p.m. crash Sunday on S Boundary Road about a half mile east of county road N 2610 in Cotton County, the patrol reports. Miller was driving west at a speed unsafe for a gravel road when he lost control. The sport utility vehicle ... 1 comment

  13. Southwest Oklahoma well represented at Governor's Arts AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | KSWO

    ... of people from southwest Oklahoma were honored at the Governor's Arts Awards. The Governor's Award went to the Cotton County Art Council, of Walters, who have been improving the arts throughout southwest Oklahoma since 1966. Inside the capitol ...

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  14. OHP prepared for Thanksgiving holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | KSWO

    ... of .08 BAC, they will be arrested and booked into jail. Boswell will drive throughout Comanche County and Cotton County, and he says he has already prepared himself mentally for the weekend ahead. "You never know what you'll run across the next day ...

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  15. Cotton County Art Council to be awarded by governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | KSWO

    Cotton County Art Council to be awarded by governor - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo - WALTERS, Okla._ Governor Mary Fallin will soon award the Cotton County Art Council for their commitment to promoting the arts throughout southwest Oklahoma.

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  16. Weekend rainfall helps southwest Oklahoma farmersRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Farmers in southwestern Oklahoma are breathing sighs of relief after a daylong thunderstorm dropped up to three inches of rain over the area. Cotton County farmer Jimmy Kinder says he can't remember the last time a storm dropped so much rain for so long.

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  17. Turk sentenced for shooting and burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | KSWO

    ... the sentence. There were officers from the Walters Police Department, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Cotton County Sheriff's Department to discourage Turk from trying to escape again. Turk has escaped from the Cotton County Jail three times in ...

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  18. Fridaylanders will be honored with 2014 Governors Arts AwardsRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Oklahoma City Friday

    ... The Governor's Award recognizes longtime leadership and significant contributions to the arts. Honorees are: Cotton County Art Council, Walters; and Judy Love. The Business in the Arts Award recognizes individuals, businesses and corporations that ...

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  19. New Oklahoma lawmakers to take oaths TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | KSWO

    ... Coody of Grandfield is the new representative for House District 63, formerly Don Armes' seat. Scooter Park of Cotton County will represent House District 65, formerly Joe Dorman's office. John Michael Montgomery of west Lawton will take over for ...

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  20. Park, Hasenbeck run for Dorman's House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | KSWO

    Park, Hasenbeck run for Dorman's House seat - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo - The position covers much of Cotton County, as well as parts of Stephens, Grady and Comanche counties.

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