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Tue
23
Sep

Weixel Retires As Cordell Fire Chief

By Brad Overton.
 
Fighting fires and working to keep Cordell residents safe has been part of the life of Mike Weixel for 22 years. He served as Assistant Fire Chief in Cordell for seven year. For the last two years, he has extended that level of service and led the Cordell Fire Department as chief.

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Tue
16
Sep

Alpha Nu Awards Scholarship

Alpha Nu Sorority recently announced Elaina Cameron as the newest scholarship recipient. Cameron, the mother of three children, is a valued employeeof Price Prints and is currently completing a degree  in Business Management at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
 
Tue
16
Sep

Witnesses Incriminate Denny

BY GERALD GREEN
 
Ronnie Denny Jr. allegedly told at least three people he killed Melissa Flores, an affidavit written by an agent forthe Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) indicates. One of the three, Russell Davis, now of Oklahoma City, helped Denny hide a trunk near Bessie which he believed contained Flores’ body, the affidavit states.
 
Tue
16
Sep

Cordell Council Denies Damage Claim

Cordell’s City Council and related Authority Boards met in regular session on Monday, September 15, 2014. Each of the entities voted to approve an Ordinance amending the Employment Retirement System’s definition of spouse.
 
Tue
09
Sep

Cordell Integris Retirement Village is very proud of their "Fair Ladies"

Cordell Integris Retirement Village is very proud of their "Fair Ladies" Wanita Sawatzky, Dovie Ringo, Ann Schmidt and Mary Lou Knox. Between the four of them, they brought home one Champion ribbon, 17 First Place ribbons, six Second Place ribbons, and four Third Place ribbons. The entries were on display at The Village on Monday, September 8, for all to see and admire.

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Tue
09
Sep

Farm Bureau Hosts Ag Day

Sixth graders across Washita County left their classrooms Friday, September 5, to experience agriculture at the first Washita County Farm Bureau Ag Day. The 160 students toured eight stations. Roger Gribble, a retired agronomist, hosted a station about plant science; Mindy Dowdle of the Farm Service Agency hosted a station on farm finance; Dana Church of Wootton New Holland hosted a station about machinery

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Tue
09
Sep

Ice Bucket Challenge Comes To ALCO

From celebrities to students, from grandparents to children, everyone is doing the ice bucket challenge. Add your friendly neighborhood Cordell ALCO to the growing list of participants in the fundraiser for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) charities. Challenged by the employee’s of an ALCO in Kansas, three employees were doused with icy cold water the afternoon of Wednesday, September 3.

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Tue
09
Sep

Jesse Wayne Parker

Tue
09
Sep

Denny Charged With First Degree Murder

On Tuesday, September 2, 2014, District Attorney Dennis Smith filed a First Degree Murder charge against Ronnie Denny Jr. in connection with the death of Melissa Flores. Denny had been arrested for the alleged Flores murder at his home in Princeton, Texas, on June 30, 2014, and booked into the Collin County Jail in McKinney, Texas, just after midnight on the morning of July 1.

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Tue
09
Sep

Cordell School Board Discussed Location Of New Construction

September’s meeting of the Cordell Board of Education focused discussion on new construction, funded by the bond issue approved August 26, 2014. Regarding the location of the new field house, the Board was torn between three options, each with distinct pros and cons.

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