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Tue
28
Jul

What A Difference A Year Makes

Joined by new Chief Financial Officer Marie Meyer and Business Office Manager Laurie Parker, Landon Hise took  over as Cordell Memorial Hospital’s (CMH) Chief Executive Officer last summer.  At age 30, Hise brought a fresh perspective, a youthful enthusiasm, and a lot of ideas to the hospital.
 
Tue
28
Jul

Students

Students who attended the camp were, front row from left, Parker Johnson, Kendrick Evans, James Ivy and April Boeckman, all of Cordell; Middle row from left, Shannyn Gaffney, Davin Gray, Xavier Lund, Brittany Dudgeon and Lexis Dixon, all of Cordell; Back row from left, Zane Hendricks, Cordell;  Jayden Kendrick, Burns Flat-Dill City; Denim Holman, Justin Hamlett and Brock Smith, all of Cordell.
 
Tue
28
Jul

History Surrounds The Washita County Courthouse

The Washita County Courthouse is over a century old and is one of the most historical  landmarks in the county. Originally built in 1911, the Courthouse is actually the second  court house to be built. According to a 2008 article in the Cordell Beacon, the  original courthouse was a two story wood building built in  1902 when the county seat was first moved to Cordell. In 1909,  the courthouse burned, and all documents were destroyed.
 
Tue
28
Jul

Animal rights activists from PETA

Animal rights activists from PETA dispute claims by Sea- World that orca whales live as long in captivity as in the wild. Credit: Ed Schipul, FlickrCC
 
Tue
21
Jul

Washita County Commissioners Designate Depository Banks

At the most recent meeting of the Washita County Commissioners approved Resolution Number 2015-21, designating the following as the official depository banks for Washita County for Fiscal Year
2015-2016:
 
Tue
21
Jul

The Cordell Library: More Than Just Books

One hundred and four years ago the Cordell Carnegie Library opened it’s doors for the first time to the citizens of Cordell, Oklahoma. Since that day in 1911 the library has undergone several modifications,
Tue
21
Jul

Cordell Council Discusses Limiting Time For Public Remarks, Approves Appointment of City Officers

In a meeting that lasted well over two hours, the Cordell City Council heard a proposal from Mayor Bob Plummer regarding limiting the amount of time citizens could be heard in the Public Remarks portion of 
Tue
14
Jul

Cordell Schools Announce Enrollment Dates, Times

The first official day of summer was just three weeks ago, and our first 100 degree days have only just arrived, but the countdown to the first day of the 2015-2016 school year  has begun with the release of enrollment dates and times by Cordell Public Schools. Elementary students will enroll from 8 a.m. until noon on Thursday, August 6, at the elementary building  

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Tue
14
Jul

The Cordell Chamber of Commerce

The Cordell Chamber of Commerce Yard of The Week goes to Randy and Ginger Butler at 214 South Cordell Street

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Tue
14
Jul

Courthouse project

Crews are spending long hours in the push to complete the Washita County Courthouse project. Most, if not all, of the sidewalks have beenpoured, including handicap ramps on the north and south  sides. A railing has been installed  n the upper portion of the outside stairs on the east side and the Bicentennial marker is slated for cleaning and a fresh coat of paint  

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