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Tue
23
Jun

Denny Trial Set For September 22

“Let’s tentatively say September 22, but that’s subject to change,” said District Judge Doug Haught on Friday, June 19, 2015, setting the trial date for Ronnie Denny Jr. Denny, 36, has been charged with murder in the first degree - malice aforethought, in the presumed death of his former girlfriend, Melissa Flores

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Tue
23
Jun

Ace Hardware Nearing Completion

The countdown has begun for the opening of the new Ace Hardware Store located at 1415 North Glenn English in Cordell. “Our old location will close permanently on Saturday,” said Eddie Campbell, Cordell Ace
Hardware Store manager

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Tue
23
Jun

The case with the Courthouse

The final two or three weeks of a construction project often seem to be the longest, as it becomes more clear how the final project will look. That would seem to be the case with the Courthouse as it moves into the final stages and the exterior work, which is the most visible, seems closer to completion

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Tue
23
Jun

Hendrix Receives High School Diploma

James Hendrix was like many high school graduates last month, smiling as he accepted his diploma from Burns Flat Superintendent Ron Hughes. The only difference was, he got his diploma about 65 years later than his classmates.

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Tue
16
Jun

Harris Writes Book For Children

Just in time to take care of the “What can I do” from the four to seven year oldchildren in your house this summer comes a new book by Cordell resident christy Harris.“Froggie Fiasco” is a tale of two frogs, one just minding his own business in the pond, the other being super silly. Will the misbehaving frog ever calm down and be good, or will the big blue dog get him first?

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Tue
16
Jun

Heavy Rain Brings Flooding, Prompts Water Rescue

“It was a dark and stormy night” could have been the beginning of a story with an unhappy ending on Sunday, as water flooded over intersections and trapped at leastone driver in a life-threatening situation. According to Cordell Police Chief Daniel Allen. Officer Steven Nall was checking the roadways for flooding about 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, June 14.

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Tue
16
Jun

Cordell Memorial Clinic Adds Full-Time Internist

Cordell Memorial Clinic is gaining a reputation for specializing in specialties. According to a press releasefrom the Clinic, another specialist, Dr. Qaisar Qayyum - Dr. Q to his patients - joins the stable of doctors practicing at Cordell Memorial Clinic. Dr. Q is an internal medicine specialist and will begin seeing patients at the clinic July 6. “We’re excited to bring Dr.Q on board because this is one of the final pieces to our clinic,” said Cordell Memorial Hospital (CMH) CEO Landon Hise. “We’ve got a family nurse practitioner, cardiologist, orthopedist, and now an internist.”

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Tue
16
Jun

Council Revises Water Ordinance, Reappoints McLaughlin To Board

At their regular meeting held on Monday, June 15, 2015, the Cordell council members assed an ordinance revisingthe water restrictions enacted prior to drought-ending rains. According to the revised ordinance, outdoor watering will still be done on an odd-evenbasis, depending on the street number, but the two-hour limit was lifted, as was the time ofday during which the watering can be done. Cordell residents can also now wash their cars at home as long as they use a positive shut-off valve.

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Tue
09
Jun

Cordell School Board Hires Elementary Teacher

At their regular meeting held on Monday, June 8, 2015, members of the Cordell Board of Education voted unanimously to hire Allee (Blackburn) Young, CHS Class of 2008, as a teacher at the elementary. She has been employed by the Burns Flat-Dill City elementary teacher for three years.

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Tue
09
Jun

Lee Will Compete At Finals Rodeo

Sterling Lee, son of Chad and Gena McDaugale and Shannon Lee, will be one of approximately 1,000 contestants from 42 states, five Canadian provinces, and Australia competing at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR)

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