For 100 years, the National Park Service (NPS) has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting parks as a health resource for visitors. 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of an agreement between the US Public Health Service (USPHS) and the NPS to protect, promote, and advance health in our parks. The theme for this year is: The Power of Parks for Health. Make Washita your healthy park, your New Year’s resolution, your place to walk, expand your mind, contemplate, and be out in nature. During the month of January, 258 visitors came to the park. Will you be one of…

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GIVING…Security State Bank Vice President Josh Haven presents a check to Ann Merritt for the Christmas Food Basket Giving Tree Project. Also pictured is Laura

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HONORED…Upper Washita Conservation District Chairman Tony Tracy presents Deanna LeGrand with a certificate of recognition from the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts for fifteen years

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