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Tue
21
Oct

Cordell Cross Country Wins Regional, Headed To State

Speed, stamina, toughness, work ethic, determination: The Cordell girls cross country team has them all. All those attributes have led Cordell to the highest level of success, as the team won their Regional meet at Velma Saturday, October 18. Their final test will be the State meet at Shawnee this Saturday, October 25. Berkley Price (12 minutes, 43 seconds) and Kylee Isbell (12:53) finished first and second, respectively, in a dominant showing for the duo.
 
Tue
21
Oct

Council Adopts Code Of Ordinances

“Once we get this (Code of Ordinances) passed, published, and filed at the Courthouse we will be back in business,” said Cordell City Administrator J.C. Moser at the meeting of the City Council on Monday, October 20, 2014. Council representative Steven McLaughlin said there were some corrections which need to be made.
 
Tue
14
Oct

Canute And Sentinel Schedule Blood Drives

Blood drives will be held later this month in the communities of Canute and Sentinel. Blood donors in Canute can show their community and school spirit by donating blood on Monday, October 20.
 
Tue
14
Oct

Phantom Of Cordell Seen In Local Businesses

It’s that time again! The alltime favorite Cordell Beacon contest, Mystery Photo, begins in this issue and gives readers the opportunity to take home a first prize worth $100. Business people in Cordell are pictured on pages six and seven, cleverly concealed behind a Phantom of the Opera mask.
 
Tue
14
Oct

Town Of Burns Flat Trustees Meet

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Burns Flat held its regular meeting on Monday, October 6, 2014. Trustees present were Terry Field, Duane Manuel, Rod McKone and Candace Bond. Berry Hill was absent. Also present were Town Administrator Jacob Foos, Clerk/ Treasurer Denise Willis, Chief of Police Tony Willis, EMS Director Debbie Bloomer, Fire Chief Justin Newberry, Ron Schlarbaum, Tom Sanders, Tom Collins, Sharon Moore, Ernie Harris, Brian Harris, and James Kuykendall with Britton, Kuykendall & Miller.
 
Tue
07
Oct

Burns Flat Alum Named OSU Homecoming Exec

The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association has selected Jimmy Hutson, a Junior from Burns Flat studying agribusiness and agricultural communications, as the executive director of the 2014 Homecoming Celebration Promotional Design Committee.
 

 

Tue
07
Oct

The Cordell Lady Blue

The Cordell Lady Blue Devils Cross Country team earned first place as a team at the Bearcat Cross Country Meet held in Hobart Saturday, October 4, 2014. Freshman Berkley Price finished in first place with a time of 12 minutes, 23 seconds. Four other Lady Blue Devils finished in the top ten.
 

 

Tue
07
Oct

Willeford Bound Over For Trial

Following a preliminary hearing Tuesday, September 30, in Cordell, Earl Willeford, 25, of Elk City, was bound over for trial on a charge of Murder in the First Degree - Deliberate Intent. The charge stems from the death of 64-year-old Javier Garcia on February 23, 2014. Garcia’s body was found March 6.
 

 

Tue
07
Oct

Cordell School Board Approves Bonds Bid, Field House Location

In a special meeting of the Cordell Board of Education held Wednesday, October 1, at noon, the Board continued progress on the bond issue passed in August, 2014. After receiving three bids for the $585,000 General Obligation Building Bonds, the Board voted to approve the lowest bid from Great Plains National Bank in Elk City at an interest rate of .911076 percent.
 

 

Tue
30
Sep

Russ Crowned Miss Tulsa State Fair

Lacey Russ has pulled those fancy dresses out of storage, dusted off her pageant skills, and is back on tour as a queen. On Thursday, September 25, 2014, Lacey was crowned Miss Tulsa State Fair and will compete in the Miss Oklahoma pageant next June in Tulsa on the Oral Roberts University (ORU) campus.
 

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