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Tue
16
Dec

Washita State Bank Employee Celebrates 25 Years

Ronald Reagan was in the White House. Oil was trading at 18 dollars a barrel and there was some talk about something called “the internet”. The year was 1989. It was also the year that Washita State Bank in Burns Flat and Debi Gordon began a 25 year relationship.

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Tue
16
Dec

November Sales Tax Collections Mixed In County

The November distribution of sales tax collections by the Oklahoma Tax Commission primarily represents local tax receipts from October. Disbursements of the sales tax were returned to 511 cities and towns while distribution of the use tax was distributed between 384 cities and towns. Sales tax in more than half of Washita County communities increased over the same month in 2013.

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Tue
16
Dec

Congratulations CHS Wrestling Team First Place Team Finish At The Vernon Tournament

Congratulations CHS Wrestling Team First Place Team Finish At The Vernon Tournament

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Tue
16
Dec

Cordell Council Passes Planning Commission Ordinance

At their final regular meeting of 2014, the Cordell City Council passed an Ordinance concerning the formation and composition of the City’s Planning Commission. The new ordinance, which was passed with an Emergency Clause which makes it immediately effective, more closely mirrors the wording in the Oklahoma State Statutes.

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Tue
09
Dec

Cordell Memorial Clinic On Track To Open In January

Construction continues on Washita County’s newest health care facility. To meet the community’s growing health care needs, Cordell Memorial Clinic (CMC) will open in January. Owned and operated by Cordell Memorial Hospital (CMH) just across the street, CMC will feature multiple health care professionals, including two Certified Family Nurse Practitioners.

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Tue
09
Dec

Cordell Annual Tour Of Homes Set For Sunday

Area residents will have the opportunity to tour four unique homes in Cordell on Sunday, December 14, 2014, during the annual Alpha Nu Tour of Homes. Homes on the annual tour will be open from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and belong to:

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Tue
09
Dec

Community Christmas Dinner Will Be December 24

The Cordell Police Department and Cordell Senior Citizens Center are partnering to sponsor a community Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. On the menu are turkey and dressing, green beans, salad, mashed potatoes, bread, and dessert. The meal, which will be free of any charge, can be eaten at the Senior Citizens Center or requests for delivery can be made by calling the Cordell Police Department at 580-832-2121.

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Tue
02
Dec

Putman Announces Candidacy

Robert Putman, Cordell businessman, has announced he will be a candidate for the Cordell Board of Education, seat number five. “My concern is one hundred percent for the students - their education and equipping them for a successful future” Putman said. “If it is right for the kids, we need to be doing it.”

Tue
02
Dec

Fire Causes Major Damage At Caprock

Thanksgiving break was put on hold for area firefighters who responded to a major fire at Caprock Plungers the night of Wednesday, November 26. There was nobody at the facility at the time, and no one was hurt. According to Cordell Fire Chief Seth Slaughterback, Kenny Gregory called 9-1-1 at 8:18 p.m. to report the blaze. By 8:27, the Cordell fire department was on the scene. Caprock owner Dale Selman said Cordell, Cloud Chief, Rocky and Bessie fire departments helped put out the blaze.Per Slaughterback, seven  trucks, 16 firefighters and an ambulance responded.

Tue
02
Dec

Area Dancers Featured In “The Nutcracker”

When the curtain goes up on Western Oklahoma Ballet Theatre's (WOBT) 31st fulllength production of the holiday classic “The Nutcracker,” young dancers from Cordell and Burns Flat will be featured in the ballet. Performances are set for Saturday, December 13, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, December 14, at 2:00 p.m., at the Fine Arts Center of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

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