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Wed
05
Nov

Father-Daughter Duo Win All District Honors

When the Piedmont Softball team took the field this year, they were led by a fatherdaughter duo that eventually led to All District honors for both.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Divided Council Hires Controversial Attorney

Division within the ranks of the Cordell City Council reared its head again at the regular meeting held on Monday, November 3, 2014. During his many years of service as city attorney, Mark Wesner has offered his resignation to every new mayor at the beginning of his or her term.
 
Tue
28
Oct

State Champions!

Cordell ended a 42-year championship drought Saturday, October 25, as the Cordell Lady Blue Devils cross country team won the 2A Girls championship. Berkley Price won the individual championship as well, crossing the two-mile course in a blistering 12:09 time. Kylee Isbell was close behind, finishing fourth with a 12:36 time.
 
Tue
28
Oct

Zach Weichel Is American Star Farmer Finalist

Zach Weichel, a 2011 Cordell High School graduate, is a 2014 finalist for an American Star Farmer award from the National FFA Organization at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo held in Louisville, Kentucky.
 
Tue
28
Oct

Cordell Boosters Raise Money For Snyder Teen

Cordell’s win over Snyder Friday night, October 24, was more than a football game, it was Cancer Awareness Night. Perhaps more than that, it was an example of this community’s generosity, as the Cordell All Sports Booster Club raised over $1,500 for Snyder Junior Austin DeRosa, who is battling lymphoma.
 
Tue
28
Oct

County Commissioners Approve Claims For September

In their meeting held on Monday, October 6, 2014, Washita County Commissioners approved Pay Application Number 6 in the amount of $452,417.25 for the Courthouse Renovation.
 
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.
 

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