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Tue
08
Jul

Indictment Against Ronnie Denny Unsealed

Twelve days after the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Multi-county Grand Jury handed down an indictment against Ronnie Denny, the indictment was unsealed Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Denny, 35, who was arrested in Princeton, Texas, on July 1, was indicted on one count of murder in the first degree in the death of Melissa Sue Flores.
 
Tue
08
Jul

Cordell Council Approves Utility Rates And Fees

After approving the budgets for fiscal year 2014-2015 at a special meeting on June 19, Cordell City Council members, in their capacity as trustees of the Cordell Utilities Authority, approved utility rates and fees at their meeting on Monday, July 7, 2014. The modest 1.7% increase raises the minimum monthly residential charge from $5.9719 to $6.0734, an increase of approximately ten cents. If less than 250 kilowatt hours (kWh) are used, the cost per kWh went from 0.05680 to 0.05777.
 
Tue
01
Jul

Ronnie Denny Arrested For Murder Of Melissa Flores

At approximately 10:30 p.m. Monday, June 30, 2014, Ronnie Dean Denny Jr., 35,was arrested at his home in Princeton, Texas, for the murder of Melissa Flores. He was booked in at the Collin County Jail in McKinney, Texas, just after midnight on the morning of July 1, and is currently awaiting extradition.

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Tue
01
Jul

Cordell Provides Place For Fourth Of July Fireworks

While it is true no fireworks can be discharged inside the city limits of Cordell, the Cordell Police Department has coordinated with City government and the fire department to furnish a safe and legal place for families to celebrate the Fourth of July. The Gregory Sports Complex at the Cordell Airport will be open for personal fireworks displays from 8 p.m. until midnight, Friday, July 4.

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Tue
01
Jul

Keith Schneberger won numerous awards

Keith Schneberger (pictured with his daughter) won numerous awards at the annual Oklahoma Texas Meat Processors Association Convention, held June 13-15 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

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Tue
01
Jul

Burns Flat Sales Tax Helps Fire And Parks Departments

Both Burns Flat Town Administrator Jacob Foos and Burns Flat Fire Chief Justin Newberry were pleased voters chose to continue the one percent sales tax in Burns Flat. One-quarter of revenues from the tax go toward the fire department, one-quarter goes toward ambulance/EMS and half goes toward the Parks and Recreation department.

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Tue
01
Jul

Washita County Voting Precincts Run Late In Primary Election

Three Washita County Voting Precincts were among the last to report in the state Tuesday, June 24. The precinct from Sentinel and two precincts in Burns Flat all reported relatively late. The Election Board was able to send the cumulative report a little before 10:00 p.m.

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Wed
25
Jun

Fire Department Sales Tax Passes, Hospital Tax Fails

In an election that has included controversy, last-minute resolutions and a court order, Washita County voters passed only one of the sales tax elections on the June 24 ballot. Proposition One, a new 5/8 cent sales tax with some proceeds dedicated to Washita County fire and ambulance services, with the rest to go to the Washita County General Fund, passed by a wide margin  
 
Wed
25
Jun

1989 edition of The Cordell Beacon

The photo above ran in the June 14, 1989 edition of The Cordell Beacon. It shows Dr. Randy Abernathy and his wife Jolyna with their children Carissa, Bobby and Kent
 
Wed
25
Jun

Competition in Oklahoma City.

The Kliewer family, left to right, Phil, Addison, Abbey and Milli at an equestrian competition in Oklahoma City
 

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