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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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Tue
17
Nov

The Cordell Police Department’s

Kendall Kliewer and Evan Thiessen were the first and second place winners in the Cordell Police Department’s (CPD) Halloween Costume Contest. Every trick or treater at the CPD had their picture taken and the pictures were then posted on the department’s Facebook page. The photo with the most “likes” won. In the photo above, Officer Steven Nail (far left) and Chief Daniel Allen are pictured with the young winners.

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Tue
17
Nov

Students Turning Box Tops Into Dollars

Want to give a Christmas gift that doesn’t cost anything? You can help Cordell Elementary by giving them the box tops off some of the items you buy every week. Each box top you clip, save and give to the elementary school will earn ten cents for the school to spend as they see fit. 

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Tue
17
Nov

Clark Writes Book With Cordell Connection

Growing up in Cordell was the beginning point for “Roses for Mama,” a book written by former Cordell resident Janice Clark. “Readers will recognize many of the places I talk about in the book,” Clark said. “The grocery stores, courthouse, old Lincoln grade school building, Shorty’s, the Red Barn, and Edith’s Beauty Shop are all mentioned in the first part of the book.” 

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Tue
10
Nov

Veterans Will Receive Free Admission To First Play Off Game

United States Veterans will be admitted free of charge to first round football playoff games according to a statement released by the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activity Association (OSSAA). Larry Johnson, Cordell High School principal and athletic director, said a veteran and one guest will be admitted 

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