Washita

Congress changed the names of four parks: Homestead National Monument of America, Weir Farm National Historic Site (NHS), and Jimmy Carter NHS, all became National Historical Parks. Whereas New River Gorge National River was redesignated as a National Park and Preserve. From The National Parks: Index 1916-2016, “National historical parks are commonly areas of greater physical extent and complexity than national historic sites. . . National preserves . . . [are] established primarily for the protection of certain resources. Activities like hunting and fishing or the extraction of minerals and fuels may be permitted if they do not jeopardize the…

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LET’S GO FISHING!

Where: Skipout Lake, 11.5 miles west of Cheyenne on State Hwy 47 and 1/2 mile north on County Rd. N/S 1750Time: Registration and fishing between

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Awesome

AWESOME…July and Jorja Vernon both received a I on their piano solo at the Oklahoma Music Teachers Association (OMTA) State Piano Contest last week. Their

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Cleaning

CLEANING…Upper Washita Conservation District employees Tracey York, Katy Elliott, and Hope Porter spent the day traveling around the county picking up trash in various locations.

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Champion

CHAMPION…Jacquelynn Padgett and her steer HSC Bazooka Joe won the Grand Champion Prospect Steer at the 2024 OMHA Route 66 Classic Show in El Reno

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