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04
Mar

Fires Destory Two Cordell Homes

One of Cordell’s newest families lost their home and virtually all of their possessions when their newly-acquired house at 400 South Linwood was destroyed in a March 2 fire. Firefighters received the call at 10:37 a.m. and found the residence fully engulfed when they arrived. Jackie Hymer with the Cordell Fire Department said the fire was apparently started by a blanket which got too close to the fireplace.
 
Tue
04
Mar

Co-workers suprised Lavern Jones

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, co-workers suprised Lavern Jones, pictured above, with a meal and a plaque honoring him for his years of service to Washita County. Jones began working for the County in 1968.
 
Tue
04
Mar

Bass And Rodriquez Opening For The Platters

The Rocky gym will rock again when the world-famous Platters entertain in a concert on Friday, March 7. Although the program is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., everyone is invited to go early to get a good seat and to see local talent perform before the Platters take the stage. One of the opening acts will be Brenda Bass, Cordell, who will do her stand-up comedy routine.
 
Tue
04
Mar

Cordell Memorial Hospital Health Fair Continues To Save Lives And Dollars

“Every year hospital employees put in lots of extra work to make sure our neighbors have access to the reduced-cost tests,” said Charlie Greene, Cordell Memorial Hospital (CMH) Administrator. “When we think of the lives that have been saved over the years, however, we know the extra work is worth it,” Greene continued.
 
Tue
04
Mar

Yarbrough Resigns As Burns Flat Town Administrator

Longtime Burns Flat Town Administrator Billy Yarbrough resigned the post at a meeting of the Burns Flat Board of Trustees on Monday, March 3, 2014. The resignation is effective March 12, 2014. In other business, the following invoices for February 2014, were approved: $41,249.56 from the General Fund; $1,072.36 from the Street and Alley Fund; $4,747.74 from the Ambulance Fund; $169.99 from the Fire Department Fund; and $112.48 from the Sports and Recreation Fund.
 
Tue
25
Feb

Dr. O’Halloran Volunteers At Oklahoma Mission Of Mercy

Dr. Kevin O’Halloran, Cordell dentist, recently volunteered at the fifth annual Oklahoma Mission of Mercy (OkMOM). On a day that began at 5 a.m. and continued to 5 p.m., Dr. O’Halloran worked with Dr. Stephen Young, Dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, to assess patients and recommend treatment. During the two-day event, 1,465 patients received 11,786 procedures, the most ever for any OkMOM event.
 
Tue
25
Feb

Make Your Wedding Day Stand Out With These Inspiring Ideas

It Starts With Your Theme.
 
Tue
25
Feb

Canute Public School Names February Wall Of Fame

Paxton Edmond Hunt was born on March 27, 1997. His parents are Brian and Lisa Hunt. He has an older sister Paige. He is the grandson of Modell and Frank Hunt of Elk City, and Lana and Johnny Lewallen of Elk City. He is the great grandson of Dolores Greteman and the late Edward Greteman and Oma Dee Lewallen and the late Vergil Lewallen.
 
Tue
25
Feb

Negotiations Continuing For Washita Theatre Operator

When the Cordell City Council and related Authorities met last week, there were few items of voting business beyond the Consent Agendas and an Executive Session on the agendas. Cordell Mayor Alex Damon did report, however, there is hope an agreement will be reached soon for a lessee of the Washita Theatre. Damon announced negotiations are underway between his office, the Theatre committee, and Jerry Applewhite of Carnegie for operation of the theatre.
 
Tue
25
Feb

Cordell Memorial Hospital Health Fair Continuing Through Friday

By 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 83 individuals had registered for reduced-cost medical tests at the Cordell Memorial Hospital (CMH) Health Fair. In addition, 15 had taken advantage of the carotid artery screening. “This is a large number for two days,” remarked CMH administrator Charlie Greene. He continued, “The health fair has been running very smoothly, with a steady flow of people coming in and with virtually no waiting.”
 

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