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Tue
08
Dec

Hicks Arrested In Beach Death

Grief over the death of a well-liked community member gave way to anger as news spread that Mike Beach had died from multiple gunshot wounds. Beach was found dead in his home at 421 South Orient in Cordell on Monday, November 30, 2015. 

 

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Tue
01
Dec

Cordell, Burns Flat Announce Tree Limb Disposal

Following the ice storm which hit Washita County over the weekend, many area residents have tree limbs which need to be disposed of. Cordell City Administrator J.C. Moser said crews are currently picking up limbs which have been placed at the curb.  

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Tue
01
Dec

Alpha Nu Schedules Annual Tour Of Homes

Area residents will have the opportunity to tour five unique homes in Cordell on Sunday, December 6, 2015, during the annual Alpha Nu Tour of Homes. Tickets will be available at each of the houses on the tour. Funds raised from the annual event are used for scholarships and community projects 

Tue
01
Dec

Beauty --- And The Beast

Black Friday took on an entirely new meaning in Oklahoma this past weekend as ice and freezing rain made traveling treacherous and, late in the day, began causing power outages that caused homes and businesses to go dark.  

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Tue
24
Nov

The City of Cordell Employee of the Month for December is Daniel Allen

The City of Cordell Employee of the Month for December is Daniel Allen, City Marshal and Chief of Police. He has lived in Cordell since 1995 and has been with the police department since 2006. Daniel has extensive training related to his work that branch off into his other interests, including electronics and computer science. He and his wife, Nicole, have two daughters, Berkley and Brooklyn. In his free time he enjoys being a dad and also spends time as a debate tutor for high school students.

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Tue
24
Nov

Cordell Memorial Hospital Wins National Award

Cordell’s hospital is one of the nation’s top performing rural hospitals. Cordell Memorial Hospital was given the Performance Leadership Award by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH). The award was given for overall excellence in Outcomes, Patient Perspectives, and Financial Strength, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation.

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Tue
24
Nov

Television Ad Features Kliewer Sisters

Coming to a television near you! Abbey and Addison Kliewer in a Profiles of a Nation ad for the Chickasaw Tribe. The spot, which is being seen locally in both 60 second and 90 second versions, was filmed in August, most of it in Cordell at the facility owned by the Kliewer family, north of the Cordell High School football field. The riding event shown was the American Quarter Horse Youth World Show at the State Fair Arena.

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Tue
24
Nov

Angels Ready For Adoption

Some say the names of angels are on the special tree located at the Cordell Police Department (105 West Main Street), but it just could be the people who adopt one of those little ones are the real angels. Every name on the tree represents a child connected to our community and in need of special help at this time of year.

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Tue
24
Nov

Christmas In The Park Will Be Saturday

First, Thanksgiving. Then, Black Friday. And on Saturday, November 28? It is the Third Annual Cordell Christmas In The Park celebration, which will include the official lighting of the decorations in the park. Beginning at 3 p.m. in Cordell’s beautiful Lee Park, vendors will be set up and ready to help everyone with the perfect gift for that special someone.

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Tue
17
Nov

Schools Call For Elections

Public school districts in Washita County have called for annual elections to be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2015. The filing period for the election we be Monday through Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., December 7 through 9.  

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