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Tue
14
Oct

Town Of Burns Flat Trustees Meet

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Burns Flat held its regular meeting on Monday, October 6, 2014. Trustees present were Terry Field, Duane Manuel, Rod McKone and Candace Bond. Berry Hill was absent. Also present were Town Administrator Jacob Foos, Clerk/ Treasurer Denise Willis, Chief of Police Tony Willis, EMS Director Debbie Bloomer, Fire Chief Justin Newberry, Ron Schlarbaum, Tom Sanders, Tom Collins, Sharon Moore, Ernie Harris, Brian Harris, and James Kuykendall with Britton, Kuykendall & Miller.
 
Tue
07
Oct

Burns Flat Alum Named OSU Homecoming Exec

The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association has selected Jimmy Hutson, a Junior from Burns Flat studying agribusiness and agricultural communications, as the executive director of the 2014 Homecoming Celebration Promotional Design Committee.
 

 

Tue
07
Oct

The Cordell Lady Blue

The Cordell Lady Blue Devils Cross Country team earned first place as a team at the Bearcat Cross Country Meet held in Hobart Saturday, October 4, 2014. Freshman Berkley Price finished in first place with a time of 12 minutes, 23 seconds. Four other Lady Blue Devils finished in the top ten.
 

 

Tue
07
Oct

Willeford Bound Over For Trial

Following a preliminary hearing Tuesday, September 30, in Cordell, Earl Willeford, 25, of Elk City, was bound over for trial on a charge of Murder in the First Degree - Deliberate Intent. The charge stems from the death of 64-year-old Javier Garcia on February 23, 2014. Garcia’s body was found March 6.
 

 

Tue
07
Oct

Cordell School Board Approves Bonds Bid, Field House Location

In a special meeting of the Cordell Board of Education held Wednesday, October 1, at noon, the Board continued progress on the bond issue passed in August, 2014. After receiving three bids for the $585,000 General Obligation Building Bonds, the Board voted to approve the lowest bid from Great Plains National Bank in Elk City at an interest rate of .911076 percent.
 

 

Tue
30
Sep

Russ Crowned Miss Tulsa State Fair

Lacey Russ has pulled those fancy dresses out of storage, dusted off her pageant skills, and is back on tour as a queen. On Thursday, September 25, 2014, Lacey was crowned Miss Tulsa State Fair and will compete in the Miss Oklahoma pageant next June in Tulsa on the Oral Roberts University (ORU) campus.
 
Tue
30
Sep

Truck Carrying Chemicals Crashes Five Miles South Of Cordell

A fortunate driver escaped with minor injuries in this Washita County accident on Highway 183, but the same cannot be said for his truck and its contents. Edwin Custer of Jourdanton, Texas, working with TAS Trucking in Clinton, allegedly fell asleep and went off the road at a curve, overturning the truck one-half time according to the initial report.
 
Tue
30
Sep

Coach David Barker Making Himself At Home

Fans of Cordell football have heard a new, very energetic voice on the sidelines this year and may have wondered who that voice belonged to. His name is David Barker, and he’s your new coach. Barker will be coaching the offensive skill position players and will help head coach Dustin Beasley call plays as well.
 
Tue
30
Sep

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

Friday, October 10, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the November 4 General Election, according to Washita County Election Board Secretary Leah Jones. She said that persons who are United States citizens, residents of Oklahoma, and at least 18 years old may apply to become registered voters.
 
Tue
23
Sep

The 2014 Cordell High School Football Homecoming Queen will be crowned at ceremonies

The 2014 Cordell High School Football Homecoming Queen will be crowned at ceremonies scheduled to be held at 6:45 p.m. on Friday, September 26. The candidates and their escorts are, from the left: senior escort Andy Newman and sophomore candidate Kaitlin Kuehne; senior escort Jesus Miranda and junior candidate RaeAnna Dudgeon; and senior escort Reace Russell and senior candidate Shyann Dixon.

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