Cotton County Newswire

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Results 1 - 20 of 21 in Cotton County, OK

  1. 1st candidate files as felon under new Okla. ruleRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... crimes on candidacy declaration forms. Gary Alan Edgmon, a candidate for District 7 county commissioner from Cotton County, was convicted in December 1990 of fraud. Under new rules introduced by the Oklahoma Election Board this year, every candidate ...


  2. Arrest in High Speed ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | KAUZ

    Cotton County Sheriff David Johnson and one of his deputies attempted to pull over Larry Garcia for traffic violations.


  3. Police pursuit spanned two statesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | KSWO

    COTTON COUNTY, Okla._An attempt to cite a driver for a traffic violation led police on a chase spanning two states.


  4. Commissioners discuss five-year bridge construction planRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Duncan Banner

    ... has not had a burn ban since Feb. 3. As of Monday, six counties were under a burn ban, including neighboring Cotton County. This is an increase from two counties on March 24. Five of the counties adopted burn bans Monday with all but one setting a ...


  5. High fire danger across Oklahoma this weekRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... Forestry Services said the fire danger will be high to extreme Monday west of a line from Osage County to Cotton County. The weather service is warning of high fire dangers in northeastern Oklahoma and northwestern Arkansas. The weather service also ...


  6. After a bomb threat Friday, Hog Fest continued SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 29 | KSWO

    ... had everyone evacuated within 20 minutes. That is when police went to work to make sure the area was secure. Cotton County Under sheriff David Johnston said, "we began a sweep on the area, checking for any devices, nothing was found." Ellis was ...


  7. Old gas line ruptured while being worked onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | KSWO

    ... The Walters Fire Department quickly arrived on the scene to help secure the line, while police and the Cotton County Sheriff's Department worked to evacuate nearly 60 homes in the immediate area. Officials said since modern gas lines are built with ...


  8. Temple family starts to recover after overnight fireRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | KSWO

    ... can't get inside of their home until the house has been deemed safe. So the town of Temple is working with Cotton County commissioners and the Red Cross to provide them with the basics to get by for now. An account for the Veach family has been set ...


  9. Winter weather updateRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2014 | KSWO

    ... At one point during the early morning hours, PSO reported around 570 customers were without power in the Cotton County area, near Temple. As of 6am, the power company said that number had dropped below 100. Cotton Electric also reported outages in ...


  10. Grown For You debuts new mobile classroomRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | KSWO

    ... of farming, and we are highlighting a lot of the products that come from Oklahoma," said Margaret Ann Kinder, Cotton County Farm Bureau Representative. The Farm Bureau plans to take it all over the state of Oklahoma and Kinder said with the growing ...


  11. Burn Ban: Oklahoma City under burn ban along with multiple countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2014 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... danger and local counties have already issued burn bans for residents. - Blaine County - Canadian County - Cotton County - Grady County - Jefferson County - Latimer County - McIntosh County - Payne County - Pittsburg County - Stephens County - ...


  12. Officials highly discouraging outdoor burning due to dry, windy conditionsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2014 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... State Forester. "Though the highest danger today will be seen near and west of a line from Alfalfa County to Cotton County, the entire state will experience high fire danger." They are also warning drivers many roadside fires start because vehicles ...


  13. Forestry Service Warns Oklahomans Of High Fire DangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2014 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... State Forester. "Though the highest danger will be seen near and west of a line from Alfalfa County to Cotton County the entire state will experience high fire danger." Caution should be exercised with outdoor grilling and welding. Geissler said ...


  14. Since 1960, Dems have held edgeRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2014 | Duncan Banner

    Oklahoma in 1960 required its citizens to either declare their party preference or register as independents.


  15. Road conditions: Some roads, highways already slick and hazardousRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2013 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... heavy snow and the ground is cold enough that there is a bit of accumulation. Roads are slick and hazardous. Cotton County - Troopers reporting light snow mixed with sleet. Some areas are experiencing heavy snow and the ground is cold enough that ...


  16. Reality show star arrested in Stephens CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2013 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    ... y. "We have a full confession from one of the individuals to what occurred. He also led us to a remote area in Cotton County where they had buried the actual weapon that they had shot Mr. Roebuck with along with another weapon," McKinney said.


  17. Two Men Arrested for Stephens Co. Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2013 | KSWO

    ... and Winston Walters had been on the sheriff's radar for months after the invasion happened. A drug bust in Cotton County earlier this month revealed overwhelming evidence that linked the two men directly to one Stephens County family's night of ...


  18. Jeffrey named 4-H youth development extension educatorRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2013 | Duncan Banner

    ... of Stephens County 4-H youth development extension educator. Jeffrey took over the job on Nov. 4, coming from Cotton County where he was program assistant. Jeffrey replaces Kim Davis, who has increased her responsibilities by taking the position of ...


  19. Cotton County voters reject alcohol measureRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2013 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... the proposal in a special election Tuesday. The Lawton Constitution reports ( ) that Cotton County voters rejected a similar proposal in December 2009. Backers of the measure say they'll keep fighting to make Cotton County ...


  20. Outskirts Press Self-Publishing Author George Rhoades Takes Poetry...Read the original story

    Nov 12, 2013 |

    ... visit his page at About the Author: Born on a farm in George Rhoades Cotton County, Okla., was a soldier, printer and rancher before making journalism his career, first as a reporter, then as a professor, ...