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Tue
19
May

CHS Band Performing At Colorado Rockies Game

No sporting event, from high school through professional teams, would be complete without the opening performance of our National Anthem. On June 2, 2015, the Cordell High School band will be performing the National Anthem at the Colorado Rockies game when they take on the LA Dodgers.

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Tue
19
May

CHS Lady Blue Devils Are State Champs

For the second time this school year, a Cordell High School Lady Blue Devil team is the State Champion. On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, the CHS Lady Blue Devil Track and Field team claimed the State Championship. In
something of a flashback, it brought to mind the October 25, 2014, State Championship by the CHS Lady Blue Devil Cross Country team..

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Tue
19
May

Box Tops Mean Cash For Cordell Elementary

You don’t have to be a millionaire to make a big contribution to Cordell Elementary School. Just clip and donate the box tops from many of the items you use every day. Each box top is worth ten cents for the
school.

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Wed
13
May

Dowell Receives Advanced II Certification

Kristen Dowell, Washita County Clerk, recently achieved Advanced II Certification for County Clerks from the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Training Program. To attain the advanced II level in the County Clerk’s certification program, participants must first complete seven courses or 75 hours of instruction at the basic level, then take an additional 60 hours at the advanced I level and 55 hours at the advanced II level. Dowell was honored at the Annual County Clerks School held in Norman in April

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Wed
13
May

County Schools Announce Graduation Dates

Schools across Washita County are in the final days of the 2014-2015 term and are announcing dates and times of graduation services. Cordell High School will hold Baccalaureate services at 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 17. Commencement services will be held in the school auditoriumat 7 p.m. on Monday, May 18.

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Tue
05
May

Cordell Council Approves Lease For Washita Theatre

A number of items were listed as Potential Voting Business on the May 4, 2015, agendas for the Cordell City Counciland related Authorities, but relatively few went to a vote. One item that was approved was a new lease between the Cordell Development and Redevelopment Authority and Jerry Applewhite for operation of the Washita Theatre.

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Tue
05
May

Abby Kliewer signed a Letter of Intent to ride for the Texas

On Thursday, April 30, 2015, Abby Kliewer signed a Letter of Intent to ride for the Texas Christian University Equestrian team. With her at the signing were her father, Phil Kliewer, and her mother, Milli Kliewer, as well as her sister Addison, and Cordell High School principal and athletic director, Larry Johnson.

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Tue
05
May

CHS Senior Dalton Ball Wins New Mustang

Friday was more than just “May Day” for Cordell High School senior Dalton Ball. While he was standing behind a crowd of CHS students, visiting with some of the high school coaches, he heard his name called as the winner of a 2015 Ford Mustang.

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Tue
28
Apr

Commissioners Sign Claims For Over $650,000 And Approve Disposal Of Equipment

At their meeting on April 6, the Washita County commissioners approved the lease purchase agreement in the amount of $216,300.00 between the Oklahoma Department Of Transportation and Washita County for the purchase of a 2015 John Deere 772G Motor Grader for District 1.

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Tue
28
Apr

Spring Brings Rain, Hail And Wind

While the rains of the last two weeks have brought welcome moisture to the Washita County area, the U. S. Drought Monitor still shows the entire county to be in either Exceptional or Extreme Drought.

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