Columns/Opinions

Tue
25
Aug

A Word From The Superintendent

This school year is off to a great start. Excellent faculty and staff, great parents and a supportive community have all contributed to the smooth sailing. In my article, I would like to highlight some of the exciting things going on within your school district.
Tue
18
Aug

Working Hard for Oklahoma

As of August 20, 2015, all Oklahoma public and private schools are to be tobaccofree. The new law will also prohibit anyone from using tobacco in school vehicles and at any school-sponsored
or school-sanctioned eventor activity, including sporting events. 
 
Tue
18
Aug

House Report

I am encouraged by the continued efforts of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, to deal with the EPA’spower play on our states natural resources.
Tue
11
Aug

Savvy Senior

By Jim Miller
 
Is macular degeneration hereditary? My mother lost her vision from it before she died a few years ago, and now at age 65, I’m worried I may get it. What can you tell me? Nearsighted Susan Dear Susan, Having a parent or sibling with macular degeneration does indeed increase your risk three to four times. But the good news is there are things you can do to protect your eyesight, and a number of treatments that are availableif you do happen to get it. Here’s what you should know.

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Tue
11
Aug

Working Hard for Oklahoma

By Governor Mary Fallin
 
roads and bridges is one of the  healthy economy. Oklahoma is at the intersection of three major interstate highways, and we rely on a modern, functional and uncongested infrastructure system to transport an enormous quantity of goods across our borders every day. Businesses choose to locate and expand where employees can come and go easily and where they can get their goods to market. Tourists visit (and spend money at) convenient locations that are easily accessible.

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Tue
04
Aug

DEMOCRATIC-REPUBLICAN

By LeRoy Jones

Tue
04
Aug

Rural Healthcare Realities

By Landon Hise

Tue
28
Jul

Washita County Museum News

By Wayne Boothe
Over the next two or three weeks, I will be reporting on an article that appeared in the  Cloud Chief Herald-Sentinelnewspaper in 1893. The article was written by F.C. Cook, editor and proprietor.  The article, written by Mr. Cook, 122 years ago, is  probably the reason I live inWashita County today.
 
Tue
28
Jul

POLITICAL PARTIES

By LeRoy Jones
Donald Trump is running for the Presidency as a Republican, but sometimes he doesn’t sound like a Republican. He has strongly indicated that if  he is not the Republican nominee that he will seek the office as an Independent.  Just think. We have more that 15 months to listen to the bickering of those who would  seek high office. Do you get tired of it? I do.
 
Tue
21
Jul

Washita County Museum News

By Wayne Boothe

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