Columns/Opinions

Tue
25
Oct

Savvy Senior

By Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior, At age 76, my husband has become forgetful lately and is worried he may have Alzheimer’s. What resources can you recommend to help us get a grip on this? Concerned Wife Dear Concerned, Many seniors worry about memory lapses as they get older fearing it may be the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease or  some other type of dementia.  

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Tue
25
Oct

A Word From The Superintendent

By Brad Overton

I am sure many of you feel like I do as we enter the final stretches of the national election. I am tired of hearing all of the promises, accusations, excuses and double talk. There are tough decisions to be made on the national level as well within Oklahoma.

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Tue
18
Oct

Washita County Museum News

By Lonnie Yearwood
 
Washita County, along with the rest of the nation, was ready for a change in 1932. All 32 of the county's precincts voted for Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Democrat, over Herbert Hoover, the Republican. Roosevelt received over 90% of the vote in Burns Flat, Canute, Cowden, Dill City, and Rocky. Even solidly Republican Corn switched sides, giving Roosevelt 188 of 222 votes (85%).
 
Tue
18
Oct

House Report

By State Representative Todd Russ
 
Tue
11
Oct

A Word From The Superintendent

By Brad Overton

Tue
11
Oct

Savvy Senior

By Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior,
Are there any specific flu shots that are better suited for seniors? I just turned 65 and would like to find out what’s recommended and how Medicare covers it.
 
 
Tue
04
Oct

House Report

By State Representative Todd Russ

 

Numerous interim studies have been held this month at the state Capitol. Among them was one on improving healthcare outcomes, particularly in rural communities. The focus of the study was to examine possible strategies and incentives to improve outcomes and access to healthcare in our less populated areas.  

 

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Tue
27
Sep

A Word From The Superintendent

By Brad Overton

As professional educators, teachers are constantly looking for ways to improve their craft. Face it; the students of today are different than those of 100, 50, or even 20 years ago, which requires educators to learn new methods to teach them. Last week we held a professional development session to learn more about dyslexia. We are constantly trying to provide a variety of professional opportunities that benefit all of our teachers.  

 

Tue
20
Sep

Washita County Museum News

By Lonnie Yearwood

Tue
13
Sep

House Report

By State Representative Todd Russ

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