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Tue
18
Nov

Navy Dad Surprises CHS Student

From his seat near the center of the band, Cordell High School Sophomore Chase Bryan listened intently as band leader Steve Smith announced a special guest would be attending the Veterans Day assembly. What he didn’t know, however, was the special guest was his father, Senior Chief Cory Bryan, United States Navy.
 
Tue
18
Nov

Cordell Memorial Hospital Recognizes Farren Evetts

Florence Nightingale’s spirit is alive and well in Cordell. Farren Evetts was recently honored with the first ever “Above & Beyond Award” by Cordell Memorial Hospital (CMH). A Registered Nurse, Evetts is an eight-year veteran at CMH. Recently, hospital administration decided to recognize employees who go the extra mile to serve the community with outstanding care.
 
Tue
18
Nov

McClanahan Wins State AARP Award

Still an active volunteer at age 80, Violet Mcclanahan was recently named the AARP Andrus Award winner during a ceremony held at Will Rogers Theater in Oklahoma City on Thursday, November 6. McClanahan was one of five nominees for the prestigious award which honors the Volunteer of the Year for Oklahoma.
 
Tue
18
Nov

School Board Filing Begins December 1

Candidates for the Board of Education in five Washita County school districts will file their Declarations of Candidacy over three days, beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 1, and continuing Tuesday and Wednesday. Washita County Election Board secretary Leah Jones said the official filing period ends at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3, 2014.
 
Tue
18
Nov

Council Discusses City Attorney Contract, Animal Shelter Location

Another marathon meeting of the Cordell City Council featured a great deal of discussion and a vote on a number of agenda items. Council members met in Executive Session for approximately 48 minutes to discuss the financial options for the new city attorney, Johnny Beech.
 
Tue
11
Nov

Cordell Library

Cordell Library Board Members Cheri Nabors and R. B. Mathis hold sample bricks being sold as a fundraiser for renovation projects at the library.
 
Tue
11
Nov

Vandals Damage Park Property

Approximately two weeks ago, between 7:30 and 8:00 p.m., vandals damaged a structure in the children’s play area in Lee Park. According to Cordell Lion’s Club spokesman Lyle Lubbers, an underage individual was seen on surveillance video slicing the rubber conveyor belt surface on the bouncy bridge, then jumping on it until it tore across the entire surface.
 
Tue
11
Nov

Cordell School Board Hears Audit At November Meeting

Cordell’s Board of Education held their November meeting Monday, November 10, in a meeting focused primarily on the school’s finances. Rick Miller, CPA, of Britton, Kuykendall and Miller presented the school’s audit report to the Board. In sum, the school’s finances remain in good shape. Though expenses exceeded income slightly overall, the school retains a significant carryover in all of its main accounts, including the general fund. Further, the school managed to stay within budget on all its funds, Miller reported.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Weichel Named 2014 American Star Farmer

There are dozens of awards given out by the National FFA organization, but the most important is the Star Farmer of America. Zach Weichel, a 2011 Cordell High School graduate, was named the 2014 Star Farmer at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Ta-Da! The Road Is Ready For Traffic

Go West, young man! Or East, or North, or South. You can travel in all directions now for the first time in almost 11 months, since Crider Road and 14th Street are both open to two-way traffic.
 

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