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Tue
06
Jan

Year End Shooting Leaves One Dead

About 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, the Washita County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting an accidental shooting. Location of the incident was 1.5 miles north of Dill City in Washita County.

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Tue
06
Jan

Commissioners Approve Minutes Of Final 2014 Meeting

On Monday, January 5, 2015, Washita County Commissioners approved the minutes of the final meeting of 2014, held on December 22. The minutes reflect the board signed the blanket purchase orders and the following claims for December:

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Tue
30
Dec

BF-DC High School Hosting Winter Blood Drive January 7

Burns Flat-Dill City High School is starting off the new year by saving lives through blood donation. Teaming with the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) BF-DC encourages all healthy adults, 16 and older, to donate blood from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 7, in the school library.

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Tue
30
Dec

The final days of 2014

The final days of 2014 saw work on the Washita County Courthouse continuing to move along, with nearly half of the exterior work on the brick completed.

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Tue
30
Dec

Happy 2015

Happy 2015 The Best Year You've Ever Seen! from your friends at The Cordell Beacon

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Tue
30
Dec

Area Businesses Sponsoring Cordell Elementary New Year Art Contest

Fifteen pieces of artwork done by Cordell fifth and sixth grade students are part of a contest sponsored by Cordell businesses and can be found inside this issue. The theme for this year was “2015 - The Best Year You’ve Ever Seen.” Each piece of artwork is sponsored by one of the following businesses:

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Wed
24
Dec

Merry Christmas

Wed
24
Dec

Cordell Elementary Girls Raise Money For American Heart Association

Cordell Elementary School held their annual Jump Rope For Heart on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The event was held in the Cordell Elementary Physical Education facility. All of the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth grade girls participated in the event which raised a total of $1,500.15 for the American Heart Association (AHA). The girls divided into teams of their choice and then jumped single ropes or double- dutch ropes for 90 minutes.

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Wed
24
Dec

Burns Flat Trustees Held Final 2014 Meeting

Members of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Burns Flat held their final regular meeting of 2014 on Monday, December 8. Terry Field, mayor, called the meeting to order at 6 p.m. Other members present included Duane Manuel, Rod McKone, and Barry Hill, Candace Bond was not present.

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Tue
16
Dec

Washita State Bank Employee Celebrates 25 Years

Ronald Reagan was in the White House. Oil was trading at 18 dollars a barrel and there was some talk about something called “the internet”. The year was 1989. It was also the year that Washita State Bank in Burns Flat and Debi Gordon began a 25 year relationship.

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