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Tue
01
Nov

The Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair is in full swing at Cordell Elementary says librarian Charlotte Betche. The annual Family Shopping Night will be Thursday, November 3, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Cordell Auditorium lobby. Funds raised will support the Cordell Elementary Library Media Center which serves 430 students.
 
 

 

Tue
01
Nov

CASP Holds Furry 5K Run

With the weather unseasonably warm, runners in the Cordell Animal Shelter Project (CASP) Furry 5K run on Saturday, October 29, 2016, enjoyed their time raising money and awareness. Evan Anderson won the 5K race, followed by Bryce Waldrop and Kaitlin Kuehne. Once the 5K was over, Anderson went back out with the one-mile walkers and completed it as well.
 
 
Tue
25
Oct

Health Fair Sets Record

Hundreds of individuals recently descended on Washita County’s only hospital. Cordell Memorial Hospital’s 27th annual health fair offered reduced-cost health screenings, and the hospital processed a record 380 lab specimens.    
 

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Tue
25
Oct

Cordell Cruise Night Continues To Grow

It started with an idea of getting together with friends and cruising around the Courthouse square, north to Sonic, and back to the square. “Like we did when we were in school,” explained Daniel Watkins, one of the organizers of Cordell Cruise Night. “It was actually Dennis’s (Lee) idea,” Watkins said.     
 

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Tue
25
Oct

CHS One Act Team Going To State

The “roaring 20s” are making a comeback in Cordell as members of the Cordell High School One Act team prepare to compete in the State Tournament on Saturday, October 29. Their presentation of The Great Gatsby placed third at the Regional competition and qualified them for the State competition which will take place in Mustang.  
 

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Tue
25
Oct

Classmates Announce Fundrasier For Keith Vermillion

In December 2014, Keith Vermillion had an MRI done because off back pain. The result was a diagnosis of spinal tumors and the beginning of a difficult journey that has changed many lives. Cordell classmates, friends and family have organized a  fundraiser for Keith and his family, to be held on November 4, at the last regular season Cordell Blue Devil home football game.  
 

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Tue
25
Oct

Fire Destroys Cordell Business

“We should have still been in there, but my last two clients couldn’t come so we had left the shop,” said Patti Johnston after the fire that destroyed Main Attractions, her hair salon and gift boutique. “I thank God every night nobody  was hurt and everyone is okay,” she continued. “The building and what was inside can be replaced. Lives can’t.”   

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Tue
18
Oct

Cordell Students Submit Artwork In UnCapped 2016 Contest

Who knew those used plastic bottle caps were actually a work of art just waiting to happen? Cordell Elementary teachers Tiffani Gallagher and Terry McKee did have that knowledge and used it with their Fourth and Fifth Grade English Language Arts class to make the wall hanging pictured above.
 
 
Tue
18
Oct

Students of the Month

The Cordell Civic Club October Students of the Month are Crimson Zanghi and Jacolby Mitchell.
 
 
Tue
18
Oct

Council Approves Agreement With Varners To Open Washita Theatre

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