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Tue
26
Apr

2016 Cordell High School “An Enchanted Evening” prom

Some arrived in a horse drawn carriage, some of them came in a monster truck, but they all came looking their very best as they entered the 2016 Cordell High School “An Enchanted Evening” prom.
 
Tue
26
Apr

Cordell Elementary School Receives High Performing Recognition

Tue
26
Apr

CHS Band Receives “Outstanding Achievement Award” At State

The Cordell High School Band made its appearance at State Contest on April 18th at East Central University in Ada for the second year in a row. Cordell band has earned their way to State Contest in nine of the 13 years Steve and Amy Smith have been directors of the Cordell band program.
 
Tue
26
Apr

Fires Spark Arson Arrest

On Friday, April 22, 2016, the Washita County Sheriff’s Office was notified several fires had occurred south of Weatherford in Washita And Custer counties. Deputy Russell Stewart responded to the area and met a person who had seen a dark green, four-door car with no front bumper in the area of Cou
Tue
19
Apr

Council Hears Financial Update, Suggestion Of 7% Expenditure Cut

Before the vote to approve the Financial Report for March 2016, members of the Cordell City Council heard a brief presentation from the City’s financial advisor, Russ Meacham. He said the City is basically “treading water” in balancing expenditures with income, and also said he hoped the income fr
Tue
19
Apr

Sheriff’s Office Takes Armed Robbery Suspect Into Custody

With the assistance of the Burns Flat Police Department and an Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics Agent, deputies with the Washita County Sheriff’s office served a search warrant at a Dill City residence in connection with the attempted armed robbery of the Dill City Quick Shop on April 9. During the April 13, 2016, search, clothing and a gun were recovered and Roy James Colt Terrell, 16, was taken into custody on the complaint of Attempted Armed Robbery With A Dangerous Weapon.   

Tue
19
Apr

Heston Brown, Cordell High School junior

Heston Brown, Cordell High School junior, recently signed a Letter of Intent to play golf at Southwestern Christian University. With Heston at the signing were his parents, Jeff and Amy, as well as his sisters Megan, on the left, and Birdie, on the right. Also present were SCU Men’s Golf Coach Darren Montgomery, SCU Women’s Golf Coach Jaime Cuellar, and CHS Principal and Athletic Director Larry Johnson.   

Tue
19
Apr

Accident Sends One To Hospital

No serious injuries were reported from an accident which occurred at approximately 3:15 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2016, at the intersection of 14th Street and North Glenn English. According to Cordell Police Department Assistant Chief Scott Hill, Royce Lowber was driving east on 14th Street in a 2014 Chevrolet Spark.  

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Tue
12
Apr

Countdown Begins For Relay For Life

Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society’s signature fund-raising event, will hold events in more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries. Washita County residents can join the fight against cancer on April 30, when the local Relay for Life event will be held from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Lee Park in Cordell.
 
Tue
12
Apr

Spaceport Lands Deal With Air Force

A deal worth $6.7 million was recently signed between the United States Air Force (USAF) and the Oklahoma Space Industry Development Authority (OSIDA), also known as the Oklahoma Air and Spaceport. OSIDA owns and operated the spaceport in Burns Flat which was formerly the Clinton-Sherman Air Force Base.
 

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