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Pension liability can hurt schools
Right at the moment, the money only exists on paper. If school district administrators and boards of education in Oklahoma have a voice in the final decision, that on-paper money won’t end up in their ledger.
Brown takes multi-generational approach
For most of her working life, Tara Brown’s focus has been on her peers, assisting and administrating programs geared toward adults.
‘Jingle Bells’ is theme for Waurika’s parade; Sorosis drive still on
Waurika’s Main Street will be steeped in holiday spirit on Saturday, Dec. 14, when Waurika Christmas Parade begins at 6:30 p.m.
Deadline nears for Letters to Santa to be delivered to News-Democrat
Deadline is Friday, Dec. 13 for youngsters to send their letters to Santa Claus to the News-Democrat, explaining to the Jolly Ol' Elf just what it is they're hoping to find on Christmas Day.
Application deadline near for WVFD Operation Christmas
Waurika Volunteer Fire Department has launched its 2013 Operation Christmas project. Operation Christmas provides presents for children 12 and under who might not be getting many or any gifts during the holiday season.
High goal set for Toys fo Tots campaign
Christmas is a time of joy, happiness, and goodwill. It is a time of giving and helping those who are less fortunate than ourselves, especially impoverished children.
WHS academic team headed to Area fest
After breezing through the district level, Waurika High School’s academic team followed up with impressive wins at regional and are now poised for a possible trip to the state level of the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association Academic Bowl.
Officers will fashion job descriptions for county’s work force
Acting to remove the potential for former employees to seek redress for wrongful termination, the Jefferson County Commissioners agreed to create job descriptions for positions in their districts and to have all county officers do the same.
Lions flipping pancakes today to raise funds
Waurika Lions Club is hosting its annual Pancake Day Thursday, Dec. 5, with lunch and dinner serving times.
New business will be the topic at Ryan meeting
A representative from a business considering purchase of the Ryan Nursing Home will be available when a special town meeting is held at 6 p.m. Monday, at the Ryan Senior Citizens Center.
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