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March 3, 2014

Polls open all day Tuesday

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Precincts all over Garvin County are scheduled to be open for voters during the customary hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4.

On the ballot for all registered voters is a countywide half cent tax up for renewal.

Voters in Pauls Valley will have another half cent tax to consider — this one meant to benefit Pauls Valley General Hospital if approved.

The Garvin County tax in place since 2007 is again up for a seven-year term.

Revenue from the tax is earmarked this time for the county sheriff’s department, county commissioners for roads and the county’s 911 dispatch center. A portion would go into the county’s general fund.

The other sales tax measure is just for Pauls Valley voters.

If voters say yes and pass the tax on a permanent basis, all revenues generated will go to make needed capital improvements at PV General Hospital, specifically updating the hospital’s diagnostic equipment.

Voters are reminded if both issues pass the sales tax level in PV would rise to 9.75 percent overall — an increase of 50 cents for every $100 worth of purchases made here.

A deadline is set for next week for a whole other election later this spring.

Friday, March 7 is the deadline for voters to get registered if they want to participate in an upcoming election in Wynnewood.

This election is set for April 1 as a $20.3 million school bond issue in Wynnewood is on the ballot.

The Wynnewood issue, if passed by at least 60 percent, will go to build a new elementary school.

Garvin County

Precincts Open for March 4 Election

Pct. #1 - Bill Mitchell Complex (Training Center), 308 SW 2nd, Lindsay.

Pct. #2 - REC Multi Purpose Center, 808 N. Industrial Heights (East side of Hwy 76N) Lindsay.

Pct. #3 - Erin Springs Baptist Church, 13053 Hwy 76 - 1 1⁄2 mi. South of Lindsay on Hwy 76.

Pct. #5 - Maysville Methodist Church, 705 Mays, Maysville.

Pct. #6 - Paoli Senior Citizens Center, 408 W. Davis, Paoli. (Exit 79 on I-35, located about 2.5 miles West of I-35 on South side of Hwy 145, or .3 m East of Hwy 77 on South side of Hwy 145).

Pct. #7 - Meridian Branch, PV National Bank (Conference Room) 101 N. Indian Meridian Road, Pauls Valley.

Pct. #8 – CM Roberts, LLC, AFLAC Building, 34550 Airline Road, Pauls Valley.

Pct. #9 - Elmore City Community Building, 104 South Main, Elmore City.

Pct. #13 - Hennepin Community Building/Fire Station 33789 N. County Road 3173 (Hwy 7 in Hennepin).

Pct. #15 - Donihoo/Colley Complex, 300 Melville Dr., Pauls Valley.

Pct. #16 - Trucks Unlimited, 35641 Hwy 29, Pauls Valley, NE corner at intersection of I-35 and Hwy 29.

Pct. #17 - Pauls Valley Methodist Church, Parlor Room, North side facing Rennie Street, Pauls Valley.

Pct. #18 - Bosa Center, 207 Bosa Ave., Conference Room, Pauls Valley.

Pct. #20 - Wynnewood Senior Citizen Center, 804 E. Robert S. Kerr, Wynnewood.

Pct. #21 - Subprecinct to #6 – Paoli Senior Citizens Center, 408 W. Davis, Paoli.

Pct. #24 - Stratford Housing Authority Building, 100 Thompson Drive, Stratford.

Pct. #25 - Walker Volunteer Fire Department, 18059 N. CR 3330, Stratford.

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    Roger Glen Clayton, of Wynnewood, was born April 22, 1960 in Arizona to Sonny B. and Wanda Ruth (Riddle) Clayton. He passed away July 10, 2014 in Newcastle, Oklahoma at the age of 54 years.

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