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02
Dec

Wreck Sends One To Hospital

A one vehicle accident on Friday, November 28, 2014, sent Bertin Perez, 25, Elk City, to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City with head and trunk internal injuries. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) report, Perez was driving a 2000 Dodge pickup westbound 6.1 miles east of State Highway 6 on County Road 1140, at the Burns Flat-Elk City cutoff, about 3:30 a.m.

Wed
26
Nov

Giblet Provides Information On Zoning And Permits

During the November 17, 2014, meeting of the Cordell City Council, it became clear there is confusion regarding the City’s issuance of building permits. The particular issue discussed at the meeting was a large building constructed on Elaine Drive. According to remarks made to the Council from residents living in the immediate area of the building, an unsigned permit had been issued for the building.

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Wed
26
Nov

Cordell FFA

Wed
26
Nov

Justice Kauger Inspires Book On Art

Thirty years ago, while rummaging through art stored in the state Historical Society’s basement because of a lack of space to display it, Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Yvonne Kauger had an inspiration thatled to a new home for the appellate  court system, a place to display the art, and a book about that art. Kauger, a native of Colony who was born in Cordell, hoped that the Wiley Post Building in the state Capitol complex, now the former home of the Oklahoma Historical Society, would someday become the state’s appellate court system’s home.

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Wed
26
Nov

student volunteers

On Saturday, November 22, 2014, Burns Flat community and student volunteers gathered at the Burns Flat Park to kick off the holiday season.

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Tue
18
Nov

Navy Dad Surprises CHS Student

From his seat near the center of the band, Cordell High School Sophomore Chase Bryan listened intently as band leader Steve Smith announced a special guest would be attending the Veterans Day assembly. What he didn’t know, however, was the special guest was his father, Senior Chief Cory Bryan, United States Navy.
 
Tue
18
Nov

Cordell Memorial Hospital Recognizes Farren Evetts

Florence Nightingale’s spirit is alive and well in Cordell. Farren Evetts was recently honored with the first ever “Above & Beyond Award” by Cordell Memorial Hospital (CMH). A Registered Nurse, Evetts is an eight-year veteran at CMH. Recently, hospital administration decided to recognize employees who go the extra mile to serve the community with outstanding care.
 
Tue
18
Nov

McClanahan Wins State AARP Award

Still an active volunteer at age 80, Violet Mcclanahan was recently named the AARP Andrus Award winner during a ceremony held at Will Rogers Theater in Oklahoma City on Thursday, November 6. McClanahan was one of five nominees for the prestigious award which honors the Volunteer of the Year for Oklahoma.
 
Tue
18
Nov

School Board Filing Begins December 1

Candidates for the Board of Education in five Washita County school districts will file their Declarations of Candidacy over three days, beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 1, and continuing Tuesday and Wednesday. Washita County Election Board secretary Leah Jones said the official filing period ends at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3, 2014.
 
Tue
18
Nov

Council Discusses City Attorney Contract, Animal Shelter Location

Another marathon meeting of the Cordell City Council featured a great deal of discussion and a vote on a number of agenda items. Council members met in Executive Session for approximately 48 minutes to discuss the financial options for the new city attorney, Johnny Beech.
 

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