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Tue
09
Aug

Cordell School Board Signs Extra Duty And Coaching Contracts

At their meeting held on Monday, August 8, 2016, members of the Cordell Board of Education signed extra duty and coaching contracts.
The final extra duty assignments were approved:
Angela Caler - Counselor, website, district test coordinator, alternate education, marquee, senior advisor and Homebound
Tue
09
Aug

Cordell Council To Hold Special Meeting Tonight

Tue
09
Aug

Spending Time At The Library

Tue
09
Aug

Burns Flat Plane Crash Kills Broken Arrow Man

Tue
02
Aug

Dr. Giles Is New CBA Superintendent

Members of the Corn Bible Academy board recently hired Dr. Greg Giles to assume the responsibility of School Administrator, effective August 1. Dr.
Tue
02
Aug

Mayor Calls For Separation Of City Marshall And Chief Of Police Positions

In a move that appeared to be designed to ease the appointment of the mayor’s selection for Cordell Chief of Police, the first item of voting business on Monday night’s City Council agenda was to repeal a City ordinance and replace it with one separating the positions of City Marshall and Chief of Police. 
 
Tue
02
Aug

Cordell Council Approves Removal Of Fees For Tree Limb Disposal

In a meeting that lasted well over three hours the actual voting business before the Cordell City Council took only about ten minutes. In that period of time Cordell EMS Director James Glover confirmed he and his wife, Annie, are moving to Elk City where she has taken a job. 
 
Tue
26
Jul

Cordell Carnegie Library Lives On As Washita County Museum

The building I know as the Washita County Museum was originally the Cordell Carnegie Library. Early on, the people of Cordell intended to encourage and maintain quality education by establishing a free public library to serve the entire county. Constructed in 1911, and opened in January of 1912, the building housed a major educational resource.

 

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Tue
26
Jul

Australian Group Visits Dill City Pecan Orchard

The detour around Dill City while the bridge on Highway 152 was replaced had traffic passing by a pecan orchard located south and east of town. For many, it was the first time they were aware of the orchard which was planted in the early 1980s by the Ledbetter family. Now operated by Nick and Cassie (Straub) Risley, the orchard was visited on Monday, July 25, 2016, by a tour group from Australia.

 

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Tue
26
Jul

CMH Completes Second Phase Of Renovation Project

The Cordell Chamber of Commerce Yard of the Week has been awarded to Rayma Balzer, 902 Ella Street. Rayma said she works even harder to maintain her beautiful flowers when the weather becomes so hot.

 

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