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29
Mar

McKenna Morley

McKenna Morley, a senior on the Cordell Lady Blue Devil Basketball team, was recently named to the Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches Association All State Team. She is one of 15 young women selected to represent 2A - B Class schools and will compete at Westmoore in June. “I am very proud of her and the entire Cordell Lady Blue Devil Basketball Team,” said Cordell Head Coach Jana Rogers. McKenna has had several offers to play college basketball but hasn’t yet made a final decision about which offer she will accept.

 

Tue
29
Mar

Dowell Announces Re-Election Bid

Kristen Dowell has announced she will re-file for the position of Washita County Clerk, a position to which she was elected in November 2012, with her term beginning January 2013. According to Dowell, throughout the past three years, technological advancements have been made to increase the efficiency within the office, while voluntarily decreasing the office budget.

 

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Tue
29
Mar

The biggest

The biggest, most anticipated basketball tournament of the year will take place on Thursday and Friday, March 31 and April 1. No, it isn’t OU versus Villanova or UNC vs Syracuse! It is the annual Cordell Civic Club 3rd and 4th Grade Tournament.

 

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Tue
29
Mar

Cordell Utilities Authority Renews Contract For Trash Service

With a projected savings of nearly half a million dollars over the next five and a half years, five members of the Cordell Utilities Authority (members of the City Council plus mayor Bob Plummer) voted Monday night to renew the City’s contract for trash service with Republic Services. The vote followed about an hour and 45 minutes of discussion about the proposed contract and also included a mini-presentation by the representative of Veteran Waste Solutions Inc.

 

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Tue
22
Mar

Cordell City Administrator Moser Makes Report To Council

At the March 21, 2016, meeting of the Cordell City Council and related Authorities, Cordell City Administrator J.C. Moser presented the following report:  
 
Tue
22
Mar

Code Enforcement Officer Makes Recommendations

“It is that time of year,” said De’Lanea Hiskett, Code Enforcement Officer for the City of Cordell. “Time to start getting the lawnmowers and weed-eaters ready for a season of beautiful grass and, hopefully, few weeds.” 
 
Tue
22
Mar

Cordell High School seniors

Cordell High School seniors Caitlyn Welch, seated on the left, and Kylee Isbell recently signed Letters of Intent to be on the Track and Cross Country teams of the Dodge City Community College Conquistadors. Joining the young women at the signing ceremony were, standing from the left: Caitlyn’s parents Joel and Robin Welch, Cordell High School Athletic Director Larry Johnson, Cordell High School Track and Cross Country Coach Jana Rogers, Isbell’s grandmother Janie Bellah, great-grandmother Kay Osborne, and aunt Anna Feltman.  
 
Tue
22
Mar

Oklahoma City And County Sales Tax Receipts Received In March, 2016

Oklahoma City And County Sales Tax Receipts Received In March, 2016 
 
Tue
22
Mar

Cordell Students Accept Hunger Challenge

Four Cordell 4-H and FFA members took part in the FFA Hunger Challenge by donating an animal at the Oklahoma Youth Expo to the Backpack for Kids Program. Kelsey Dowdle, McKenna Wedel, Douglas Thomas, and Ryan Wedel of Cordell each donated a pig to the program. 
 
 
Tue
15
Mar

Canute Man Dies In Florida Plane Crash

Former Canute businessman Jim Kos, 57, was killed along with one other man in a single engine airplane crash Saturday morning in central Florida. The other man, Dane Sheahen of Port Orange, Florida, was piloting the plane. 

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