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Tue
21
Apr

Allen And Patton Win State Championship

For the second year in a row, Cordell High School students Bryce Allen and Jenna Patton claimed the State Championship in the Humorous Duet category of the State Speech and Debate Tournament. They are members of the CHS Speech and Debate team which placed Fourth in the tournament, held April 9 - 11, 2015, on the campus of the University of Oklahoma. At the tournament, team members competed against students from all over the state in the early rounds. Students who made it to the top six then competed in the State Finals rounds.

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Tue
21
Apr

CHS Promenade Will Be Friday, April 24

The annual Cordell High School Promenade will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015, just prior to the Prom. Prom 2015, "A Night In Disguise," will be held at the Washita County Activity Center, with students entering on the east side, in the space between the two buildings. Each of the individuals attending the event will be announced by Mr. Cox, assisted by Mr. Blackburn, and have a brief moment in the spotlight to pose for photos by family and friends.

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Tue
21
Apr

Accidental Shooting Injures Corn Resident

On Saturday, April 18, 2015, Washita County received a 911 call stating a man had been shot in the head at his residence in Corn. A Washita County reserve deputy arrived on the scene and assisted as Sinor Ambulanceemployees and Corn Fire Department volunteers transferred 31-year-old Johnny Klassen to an Air Evac helicopter which had landed at the football field. Klassen was flown to OU Trauma Center in Oklahoma City where he was treated and released.

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Tue
14
Apr

Open House Draws Crowd, TV Crew

Cordell’s new medical clinic was welcomed with open arms as it opened its doors Thursday, April 9, to people from as far away as Oklahoma City.

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Tue
14
Apr

Cordell High School

Greg Wedel, Cordell High School art instructor, and his students spent several days over the last two weeks working on a sign “warning” visiting schools to beware of the Blue Devils. The sign, on the fence on the west side of the Cordell Service Center, also points the way to the CHS campus

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Tue
07
Apr

Five Arrested On Kidnapping, Assault And Battery Charges

Acting on information from a man who said he was held against his will, members of the Washita County Sheriff’s Department arrested five Washita County residents on charges of Kidnapping and Assault With A Deadly Weapon. The arrests were made on Wednesday, April 1, by the Washita County Sheriff’s Department with the assistance of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol’s Tactical Unit and Bomb Squad, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, District II Drug Task Force and the Burns Flat Police Department.

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Tue
07
Apr

City Takes Over Cordell Ambulance Service

At 5 a.m. on Monday, April 6, 2015, the City of Cordell took over operation of the ambulance service. Later that day, the City-run ambulance made their first run. James Glover has been hired by the City to be the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) director. According to Cordell Memorial Hospital CEO Landon Hise, the hospital graciously donated both ambulances to the City.

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Tue
31
Mar

Megan Brown won first place

Megan Brown won first place at the Anardarko Golf Tournament held at the Ft. Cobb Golf Course on Thursday, March 26. She shot a 44 to bring home the win. The tournament had over 65 girls participanting from several schools. Megan plays for the Cordell Junior High team.

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Tue
31
Mar

Area residents

Area residents are invited to an open house at the Cordell Memorial Clinic from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 9. The Clinic is located at 1109 North Glenn English, across the street from the hospital.

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Tue
31
Mar

Local Edward Jones Financial Advisor

Local Edward Jones Financial Advisor Phil Kliewer recently donated 62 trees to students in the fourth grade at Cordell Elementary School. He is shown with counselor Michelle Russell.

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