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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
 
Tue
17
Dec

Early Morning Wreck Kills Megan Hurtgam

Megan J. Hurtgam, 24, Cordell, died early Thursday morning, December 12, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident south of Bessie. According to a report by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Hurtgam was driving north on US Highway 183 in a 2006 Jeep Liberty at 5:40 a.m 
 
Tue
17
Dec

Cordell’s Santa Spreads Christmas Cheer

Keith Hubbard of Cordell had been told for years that he looked like Santa. After hearing the same from a professional Santa Claus in 2011, Hubbard decided to roll with it. He bought a Santa suit, bleached his hair and beard
and embraced a new role for Christmas. 
 
Tue
10
Dec

Washita County Slips Out Of Deep Freeze

Record-breaking low temperatures invaded Washita County on Thursday, December 5, 2013, and didn’t release their grip until the afternoon of Tuesday, December 10. While the thermometer hovered in the single digits, with a
wind-chill significantly lower, area residents either wrapped up in so many clothes they could barely move, or just stayed indoors. 
 
Tue
10
Dec

Cordell School Board Discusses Concession Stand, Approves Contracts

Maybe the Cordell School Board was just hungry for the concession stand across the street at the Junior High Basketball game, but it was the concession stand that attracted significant interest at December’s school board meeting 
 
Tue
03
Dec

Cliff Corbin Dies From Injuries Sustained In Auto Accident

Former Cordell City Council member Cliff Corbin, 63, died on Monday, December 2, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident which occurred earlier in the day. Corbin was assistant superintendent and director of Business and Industry Services at Western Technology Center in Burns Flat, a position he had held for many years. 
 
Tue
03
Dec

Cordell Christmas Cantata Set For December 8

Everyone is invited to enjoy an evening of carols at the Cordell Christmas Cantata, scheduled to be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 8, 2013, in the First Baptist Church building in Cordell. The cantata is “Come Ye
Faithful: A Service of Carols” and was arranged by Hal H. Hopson.
 
Tue
03
Dec

The Cordell Eighth grade class is selling homegrown Christmas Poinsettias

The Cordell Eighth grade class is selling homegrown Christmas Poinsettias. The students planted approximately 240 pots of plants in late August in the FFA greenhouse on the school campus and have been caring for them,  including watering and snipping. Now ready to be enjoyed, the plants will be sold at home basketball games and can also be purchased at the Cordell High School or Junior High School offices. For more information, call 580-832-3420, extension 2, and ask to speak to Alisa Reimer or Greg Wedel 
 

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