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Tue
07
Jan

Lane Closures On Crider Road And 14th Street Frustrate Cordell Residents

Lane closures on two Cordell roads are frustrating Cordell residents, and in some cases, hitting their check books as well. Crider Road is completely closed north of 14th Street and only open northbound between 14th and Main Street. Fourteenth Street is only open westbound between Crider and Glenn English Street
 
Wed
01
Jan

Demolition of the old Dixie Building began

Demolition of the old Dixie Building began in earnest just after 2 p.m. on Monday, December 30, 2013, as a crew began to push in the south side of the nearly 100-year-old building. The demolition was completed in just over an hour and a half, with removal of the debris to take up to a week.
 
Wed
01
Jan

Area Businesses Sponsor Cordell Elementary Art Contest

Fifteen pieces of artwork done by Cordell Sixth Grade students are part of a contest sponsored by Cordell businesses and can be found inside this issue. In a departure from previous art contests, this year the students displayed their computer skills as they designed their entry.
 
Wed
01
Jan

SWODA Board Presents Seven Service Awards

The South Western Oklahoma Development Authority (SWODA) Board of Trustees honored the service of four board members and three SWODA employees at the monthly meeting held Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, in Burns Flat. Board members receiving service awards were Anthony Fixico, Jackson County commissioner, five years service; Leo Goering, Washita County commissioner, five years service; Illando Sawyer, Jackson County at-large representative, ten years service; and Blake Roberts, Jackson County municipality representative, 15 years service.
 
Wed
01
Jan

Child Welfare Staff Hosts Foster Christmas Party

Child Welfare staff of the Custer and Washita Counties Department of Human Services hosted the annual Christmas party for Foster Families in the two counties on December 10 at the Clinton United Methodist Church. A crowd of over 100 enjoyed pizza provided by Mazzio’s, Pizza Hut, The Brick and Adamo’s Italian Villa. Multi-County Youth Services made cookies for dessert, the church provided drinks and S and D Drug supplied all the paper goods.
 
Wed
01
Jan

Post Office Announces Holiday Hours

Cordell’s Post Office window will close at noon on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, and on Thursday, January 2, 2014. Mail will be delivered as usual on those two days. The Post Office will also be closed on Wednesday, January 1, 2014, and no mail will be delivered that day. Regular window hours will resume on Friday, January 3, 2014.
 
Wed
25
Dec

Library Offering Adult Winter Reading Challenge

The annual Winter Reading Challenge for adults will begin in the New Year. Beginning Thursday, January 2, 2014, hallenge participants ages 17 and older can check out books and audio books to win items and be placed in a drawing to win a Kindle! There is a limit of one entry per day. 
 
Wed
25
Dec

Ray Will Perform At Capital One Bowl

Ravin Ray, an eighth grade student at Merritt Junior High, has been selected to perform in Orlando, Florida, on New Years Day at the Capital One Bowl. She will dance in a performance with platinum recording artist Hunter Hayes as he performs his current chart topping hit ‘I Want Crazy 
 
Wed
25
Dec

Cordell FFA Members Attend Conference

Members of the Cordell FFA chapter recently attended the Made For Excellence conference in Oklahoma City. Held on December 14 and 15, the conference was conducted by the Oklahoma FFA Association and sponsored by
McDonald’s
 

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