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Tue
27
Jan

James Edward Holly Arrested For Sentinel Bomb Threat

Just after 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) announced the arrest of James Edward Holly, 27, Sentinel, for making a bomb threat that led Sentinel Police Chief Louis Ross and
three Washita County sheriff’s deputies into a man’s home where officers were met with gun fire.
 

 

Tue
27
Jan

Hise Appointed To State Rural Health Council

Rural health care in Oklahoma just gained a strong voice in Washita County Cordell Memorial Hospital (CMH) CEO Landon Hise was recently appointed to the Oklahoma Hospital Association Council on Rural Health.
 

 

Tue
27
Jan

The Cordell High School Lady Blue Devils

The Cordell High School Lady Blue Devils are the reigning champions of the Tri-County Tournament played last week in Altus. During the tournament the Lady Blue Devils defeated Sayre, Leedey and Mangum.
 

 

Wed
21
Jan

Arrest Made In Sentinel Bomb Threat

James Edward Holly was arrested Tuesday, January 20, 2015 for making a bomg threat in Sentinel.

Just after 5 p.m. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) announced the arrest of James Edward Holly, 27,Sentinel, for making a bomb threat that led Sentinel Police Chief Louis Ross and two Washita County sheriff’s deputies into a man’s home where officers were met with gun fire.
The report stated Holly was behind bars at the Washita County jail, arrested on a complaint of making a bomb threat.
According to the report, District Attorney Angela Marsee will determine if Holly will face other charges.
The report stated an intense investigation led investigators to Holly. He was arrested after agents interviewed him about the bomb threat.

Tue
20
Jan

Cordell Graduate Receives Diploma

In the summer of 1965, following her junior year at Cordell High School, Judy Kay Stalcup married Quinton Ploch when he returned from Vietnam. They moved to Oklahoma City and Judy began classes there. But, as life would have it, she was unable to complete her senior year. She worked for Mustang Schools for many years, and always regretted not graduating from high school.

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Tue
20
Jan

Shooting And Bomb Threat Still Under Investigation

Anxious minutes passed Thursday, January 15, 2015, as reports of a bomb threat and shooting in Sentinel circulated throughout Washita County and across the state. According to reports by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI), the Washita County Sheriff’s Department requested OSBI investigative assistance on Thursday morningabout 6 a.m. The request came after Sentinel Police Chief Louis Ross was shot when he and two Washita County deputies entered the home of a bomb threat suspect.

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Tue
20
Jan

CJHS Blue Devils and Lady Blue Devils Tri-County Champions

CJHS Blue Devils and Lady Blue Devils Tri-County Champions

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Tue
20
Jan

Cordell Council Discusses Purchase/Appraisal Of Property

Because of the holiday on Monday, January 19, the Cordell City Council meeting was held on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. The agenda called for reports from the mayor, city administrator, and grants office, receipt of a sales and use tax comparison report, and an update on the golf course from Jerry Burrows. Also on the agenda was an executive session to discuss the purchase or appraisal of real property.

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Thu
15
Jan

Sentinel Police Chief Shot

The front of the house where two suspects were taken into custody following an alleged bomb threat. Sentinel Police Chief Lewis Ross was reportedly shot while in the house investigating the alleged threat.

Multiple gun shots rang out in a residential area of Sentinel about 5:30 a.m. Thursday, January 15, 2015.
Sentinel Police Chief Lewis Ross reportedly suffered gun shot wounds to his arm and chest, but, according to his brother-in-law Ron Putman of Cordell, is expected to recover.
Ross was transported to the Hobart Hospital then medi-flighted on to a hospital in Oklahoma City.
“Thank goodness he was wearing his protective vest,” Putman said.
Ross was reportedly responding to an alleged bomb threat called in against the Sentinel Head Start, located in the Community Action Development Corporation building located at 221 South Seventh in Sentinel.
The alleged suspects in the threat and shooting are Dallas Horton and Marie (Clements) Horton, thought to be in their late 20s or early 30s. Both are reportedly being held in the Washita County Jail.

Tue
13
Jan

Beasley Wins Heavyweight Title At USJOC

Cordell’s Britton Beasley won the Division Five, 15 and under, Heavyweight United States Junior Open Championship (USJOC) on January 3, 2015. The event was held on January 2 and 3 in Oklahoma City
 

 

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