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Tue
16
Jun

Harris Writes Book For Children

Just in time to take care of the “What can I do” from the four to seven year oldchildren in your house this summer comes a new book by Cordell resident christy Harris.“Froggie Fiasco” is a tale of two frogs, one just minding his own business in the pond, the other being super silly. Will the misbehaving frog ever calm down and be good, or will the big blue dog get him first?

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Tue
16
Jun

Heavy Rain Brings Flooding, Prompts Water Rescue

“It was a dark and stormy night” could have been the beginning of a story with an unhappy ending on Sunday, as water flooded over intersections and trapped at leastone driver in a life-threatening situation. According to Cordell Police Chief Daniel Allen. Officer Steven Nall was checking the roadways for flooding about 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, June 14.

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Tue
16
Jun

Cordell Memorial Clinic Adds Full-Time Internist

Cordell Memorial Clinic is gaining a reputation for specializing in specialties. According to a press releasefrom the Clinic, another specialist, Dr. Qaisar Qayyum - Dr. Q to his patients - joins the stable of doctors practicing at Cordell Memorial Clinic. Dr. Q is an internal medicine specialist and will begin seeing patients at the clinic July 6. “We’re excited to bring Dr.Q on board because this is one of the final pieces to our clinic,” said Cordell Memorial Hospital (CMH) CEO Landon Hise. “We’ve got a family nurse practitioner, cardiologist, orthopedist, and now an internist.”

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Tue
16
Jun

Council Revises Water Ordinance, Reappoints McLaughlin To Board

At their regular meeting held on Monday, June 15, 2015, the Cordell council members assed an ordinance revisingthe water restrictions enacted prior to drought-ending rains. According to the revised ordinance, outdoor watering will still be done on an odd-evenbasis, depending on the street number, but the two-hour limit was lifted, as was the time ofday during which the watering can be done. Cordell residents can also now wash their cars at home as long as they use a positive shut-off valve.

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Tue
09
Jun

Cordell School Board Hires Elementary Teacher

At their regular meeting held on Monday, June 8, 2015, members of the Cordell Board of Education voted unanimously to hire Allee (Blackburn) Young, CHS Class of 2008, as a teacher at the elementary. She has been employed by the Burns Flat-Dill City elementary teacher for three years.

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Tue
09
Jun

Lee Will Compete At Finals Rodeo

Sterling Lee, son of Chad and Gena McDaugale and Shannon Lee, will be one of approximately 1,000 contestants from 42 states, five Canadian provinces, and Australia competing at the National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR)

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Tue
09
Jun

Lifeguards at the Cordell Swimming Pool for 2015

Lifeguards at the Cordell Swimming Pool for 2015 are, standing, from the left: Chelsey Griffith and Kendi Spradlin; Sitting on the diving board: Treasure Heath, Ashley Damon, Shaylon Morris, and Courtney Walters;sitting on the rail: Mikey Mayfield, Miranda Maldonado, and Juliet Damon; back row: Skyler Goodwin, Heston Brown, Regina Germaine, Shane Dixon, Logan Selman, Jacolby Mitchell, and Hailey Bledsoe.

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Tue
09
Jun

The Cordell High School Class of 1960

The Cordell High School Class of 1960 celebrated their 55th reunion at the First Baptist Church in Cordell. Hosted by Carolyn and Larry Heath, the reunion was held May 30, 2015

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Tue
02
Jun

Cordell Council Discusses Budget, Sets Date For Public Hearing

Although it wasn’t listed as a discussion item on the agenda, a substantial portion of the Monday, June 1, 2015, Cordell City Council meeting was spent discussing the proposed 2015-2016 budget.

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Tue
02
Jun

Cordell Chamber Names Yard Of The Week

The Cordell Chamber of Commerce names the winner of the first Yard of The Week for this year. Eva and Neva Tittle located at 1508 Crestview Drive.

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