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Tue
11
Nov

Cordell Library

Cordell Library Board Members Cheri Nabors and R. B. Mathis hold sample bricks being sold as a fundraiser for renovation projects at the library.
 
Tue
11
Nov

Vandals Damage Park Property

Approximately two weeks ago, between 7:30 and 8:00 p.m., vandals damaged a structure in the children’s play area in Lee Park. According to Cordell Lion’s Club spokesman Lyle Lubbers, an underage individual was seen on surveillance video slicing the rubber conveyor belt surface on the bouncy bridge, then jumping on it until it tore across the entire surface.
 
Tue
11
Nov

Cordell School Board Hears Audit At November Meeting

Cordell’s Board of Education held their November meeting Monday, November 10, in a meeting focused primarily on the school’s finances. Rick Miller, CPA, of Britton, Kuykendall and Miller presented the school’s audit report to the Board. In sum, the school’s finances remain in good shape. Though expenses exceeded income slightly overall, the school retains a significant carryover in all of its main accounts, including the general fund. Further, the school managed to stay within budget on all its funds, Miller reported.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Weichel Named 2014 American Star Farmer

There are dozens of awards given out by the National FFA organization, but the most important is the Star Farmer of America. Zach Weichel, a 2011 Cordell High School graduate, was named the 2014 Star Farmer at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Ta-Da! The Road Is Ready For Traffic

Go West, young man! Or East, or North, or South. You can travel in all directions now for the first time in almost 11 months, since Crider Road and 14th Street are both open to two-way traffic.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Father-Daughter Duo Win All District Honors

When the Piedmont Softball team took the field this year, they were led by a fatherdaughter duo that eventually led to All District honors for both.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Divided Council Hires Controversial Attorney

Division within the ranks of the Cordell City Council reared its head again at the regular meeting held on Monday, November 3, 2014. During his many years of service as city attorney, Mark Wesner has offered his resignation to every new mayor at the beginning of his or her term.
 
Tue
28
Oct

State Champions!

Cordell ended a 42-year championship drought Saturday, October 25, as the Cordell Lady Blue Devils cross country team won the 2A Girls championship. Berkley Price won the individual championship as well, crossing the two-mile course in a blistering 12:09 time. Kylee Isbell was close behind, finishing fourth with a 12:36 time.
 
Tue
28
Oct

Zach Weichel Is American Star Farmer Finalist

Zach Weichel, a 2011 Cordell High School graduate, is a 2014 finalist for an American Star Farmer award from the National FFA Organization at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo held in Louisville, Kentucky.
 
Tue
28
Oct

Cordell Boosters Raise Money For Snyder Teen

Cordell’s win over Snyder Friday night, October 24, was more than a football game, it was Cancer Awareness Night. Perhaps more than that, it was an example of this community’s generosity, as the Cordell All Sports Booster Club raised over $1,500 for Snyder Junior Austin DeRosa, who is battling lymphoma.
 

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