Fire Department Sales Tax Passes, Hospital Tax Fails

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In an election that has included controversy, last-minute resolutions and a court order, Washita County voters passed only one of the sales tax elections on the June 24 ballot. Proposition One, a new 5/8 cent sales tax with some proceeds dedicated to Washita County fire and ambulance services, with the rest to go to the Washita County General Fund, passed by a wide margin