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Mar

Nine students recently completed EMT Training

Nine students recently completed EMT Training conducted by Burns Flat EMS through Western Technology Center. Pictured are: Back row: Jon Wilson, James Updike, Jessie Norris, Instructor Debbie Bloomer, and Nocona Cook. Front row: Eric Dominguez, James Cox, and Instructor Jessi Perriman. Not pictured are James Livingston, Chris Beggs, and Lonnie Heine.
 
Tue
11
Mar

The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood, CBA’s junior class play

The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood, CBA’s junior class play. The actors are as follows: Standing: Regan Wherritt (Maiden Marian), Jordan Penner (Sheriff of Nottingham), Michael Boese (Evil Prince John), Joel Kliewer (Allen), Mitchell Graf (Will), Aevry Hayes (Jane of Locksley), Chandler Smith (Friar Tuck) and Wesley Javorsky (Town’s Guy). Front Row: Cassie Oliver (Lady Gillian Laughalot), Morgan Leppke (Lady Mary Ellen), Lily Hurtado (Lady Millicent Haven-sent), Riley Kliewer (Robin Hood), and Brendon White (Little John)
 
Tue
11
Mar

Cordell Speech Team Excels At District Tournament

Five Cordell students participated at the District Speech Tournament at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Bryce Allen was the best finisher for Cordell, being named a first alternate for the National tournament in Kansas City, Kansas. She was named an alternate in humorous interpretation, and she also competed in dramatic interpretation.
 
Tue
11
Mar

Cordell School Board Approves Administrative Contracts In March Meeting

With few voting items on the agenda, the Cordell school board’s March meeting centered around an executive session that lasted nearly two hours. The meeting began with new board member Chris Johnson reciting the oath of office, officially taking his place on the school board.
 
Tue
04
Mar

Fires Destory Two Cordell Homes

One of Cordell’s newest families lost their home and virtually all of their possessions when their newly-acquired house at 400 South Linwood was destroyed in a March 2 fire. Firefighters received the call at 10:37 a.m. and found the residence fully engulfed when they arrived. Jackie Hymer with the Cordell Fire Department said the fire was apparently started by a blanket which got too close to the fireplace.
 
Tue
04
Mar

Co-workers suprised Lavern Jones

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, co-workers suprised Lavern Jones, pictured above, with a meal and a plaque honoring him for his years of service to Washita County. Jones began working for the County in 1968.
 
Tue
04
Mar

Bass And Rodriquez Opening For The Platters

The Rocky gym will rock again when the world-famous Platters entertain in a concert on Friday, March 7. Although the program is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., everyone is invited to go early to get a good seat and to see local talent perform before the Platters take the stage. One of the opening acts will be Brenda Bass, Cordell, who will do her stand-up comedy routine.
 
Tue
04
Mar

Cordell Memorial Hospital Health Fair Continues To Save Lives And Dollars

“Every year hospital employees put in lots of extra work to make sure our neighbors have access to the reduced-cost tests,” said Charlie Greene, Cordell Memorial Hospital (CMH) Administrator. “When we think of the lives that have been saved over the years, however, we know the extra work is worth it,” Greene continued.
 
Tue
04
Mar

Yarbrough Resigns As Burns Flat Town Administrator

Longtime Burns Flat Town Administrator Billy Yarbrough resigned the post at a meeting of the Burns Flat Board of Trustees on Monday, March 3, 2014. The resignation is effective March 12, 2014. In other business, the following invoices for February 2014, were approved: $41,249.56 from the General Fund; $1,072.36 from the Street and Alley Fund; $4,747.74 from the Ambulance Fund; $169.99 from the Fire Department Fund; and $112.48 from the Sports and Recreation Fund.
 
Tue
25
Feb

Dr. O’Halloran Volunteers At Oklahoma Mission Of Mercy

Dr. Kevin O’Halloran, Cordell dentist, recently volunteered at the fifth annual Oklahoma Mission of Mercy (OkMOM). On a day that began at 5 a.m. and continued to 5 p.m., Dr. O’Halloran worked with Dr. Stephen Young, Dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, to assess patients and recommend treatment. During the two-day event, 1,465 patients received 11,786 procedures, the most ever for any OkMOM event.
 

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