The Washita County Courthouse is over a century old and is one of the most historical landmarks in the county. Originally built in 1911, the Courthouse is actually the second court house to be built. According to a 2008 article in the Cordell Beacon, the original courthouse was a two story wood building built in 1902 when the county seat was first moved to Cordell. In 1909, the courthouse burned, and all documents were destroyed.
One hundred and four years ago the Cordell Carnegie Library opened it’s doors for the first time to the citizens of Cordell, Oklahoma. Since that day in 1911 the library has undergone several modifications,
In a meeting that lasted well over two hours, the Cordell City Council heard a proposal from Mayor Bob Plummer regarding limiting the amount of time citizens could be heard in the Public Remarks portion of
The first official day of summer was just three weeks ago, and our first 100 degree days have only just arrived, but the countdown to the first day of the 2015-2016 school year has begun with the release of enrollment dates and times by Cordell Public Schools. Elementary students will enroll from 8 a.m. until noon on Thursday, August 6, at the elementary building
Crews are spending long hours in the push to complete the Washita County Courthouse project. Most, if not all, of the sidewalks have beenpoured, including handicap ramps on the north and south sides. A railing has been installed n the upper portion of the outside stairs on the east side and the Bicentennial marker is slated for cleaning and a fresh coat of paint
During the months of June and July the First Baptist Church of Cordell, Oklahoma, hosts a free lunchfor children in the Cordell City Park twice aweek. It continues through the rest of the summer. Each Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. a group of volunteers from the church comes together to make lunches for children in the Cordell community, said Charlene Long, a First BaptistChurch member and program volunteer.
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Karol Kay (Johnston) Sewell, 76, died Monday, July 13, 2015. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Lawnview Cemetery in Cordell under the direction of Musick-Varner Funeral Home.