Columns/Opinions

Tue
23
Aug

Working Hard for Oklahoma

By Governor Mary Fallin
 
Tue
16
Aug

House Report

By State Representative Todd Russ
 
Tue
16
Aug

A Word From The Superintendent

By Brad Overton
 
Classes began last Thursday for the students of the Cordell School District. We had a nice, smooth start to the school year. Smooth starts have become common place within our district because of the faculty and staffs’ hard work preparing for the school year.
 
Tue
09
Aug

My Point Of View

By Zonelle Cox Rainbolt
 
Tue
02
Aug

Washita County Museum News

By Lonnie Yearwood

Tue
26
Jul

House Report

It’s no secret higher education took budget hits this year, almost 16 percent. I wish that were not the case for the small regional university in my district. I value higher education and advocate for all Oklahoma high school graduates to consider the benefits of a college degree or a comparable industry certification.

 

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Tue
26
Jul

ONE FOR THE OKLAHOMA HISTORY BOOK

By: Max J. Nichols, Oklahoma Historical Society 

With the development of railroads, land run settlements and a greater demand for agricultural products, grain elevators quickly played an increasing role in the agricultural development of Oklahoma. In 1892, just three years after the 1889 Land Run, a small elevator in Yukon was purchased by two Czechoslovakian families – the Kroutils and Dobrys.

 

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Tue
19
Jul

Washita County Museum News

By Lonnie Yearwood

My article last week was based on odd accidents that happened somewhere in the United States. This week we will look at mishaps that took place in Washita County in the first half of 1924 and were covered by The Cordell Beacon. In January, Ferdenand Peterson of the Guy Community, northwest of Bessie, was cranking his Ford. The car backfired, and the crank, turning in reverse, broke his arm in two places.  

 

Tue
19
Jul

Pet Corner

By De De Young

Our dogs have very sensitive noses. Their sense of smell is as much as 100 times better than ours on some things. The nose of a dog is a very big part of his well being. Take precautions in the care of the nose. When treating the yard with chemicals, be sure your dog is out of the yard until it is completely dry.  

 

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Tue
12
Jul

Savvy Senior

By Jim Miller

Dear Savvy Senior, I just turned 65 and received my Medicare card. I see that the ID number on my card is the same as my Social Security number, and on the back of the card it tells me I need to carry it with me at all times. What can I do to protect myself from identify theft if my purse and Medicare card get stolen?  

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