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Tue
05
Jul

The City of Cordell Employee of the Month

The City of Cordell Employee of the Month for July is Tyler Airington, Volunteer Fireman. Tyler has lived in Cordell for five years. He and his wife, Candas, have four children - Maxton, Maeize, Mavric, and Maleah. His interests include going to car races, hunting and going to the range for shooting practice. 

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Tue
05
Jul

Cordell Swimming Pool Has Interesting History

By Vicki Salley

When my editor asked me what my next story was going to be about, we discussed a few things I had been thinking of. One of the items on my idea list was the swimming pool. She told me that our swimming pool has a very interesting history.

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Tue
05
Jul

Hall Retires From Cordell Police Department

She took on the most difficult cases, worked tirelessly for the victims of the most serious kinds of abuse, and was the voice most callers to the Cordell Police Department (CPD) felt they knew personally. Lydia Hall, CPD Communications Officer, officially retired at the end of her shift on Thursday, June 30, 2016.

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Tue
28
Jun

Nomination Period Continues

Skipper Bates, Washita County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, announced the nomination period for local FSA county committees began on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. “County Committees are unique to FSA and allow producers to have a voice on federal farm program implementation at the local level,” Bates said.

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Tue
28
Jun

Law Enforcement Officials Make Several Arrests

Current and former County residents have been charged with felonies in the previous two weeks. Currently being held in the Washita County Jail, Donovan Janrhett (also known as Robert Lee Janrhett), age 26, Burns Flat, was charged with Lewd Or Indecent Acts To Child Under 16.

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Tue
28
Jun

Celebrating Independence Day

By Vicki Salley

Being born on an Air Force base, marrying into a military family, and having a son in the armed forces, holidays like Independence Day, Memorial Day, and Veteran’s Day meant a lot to me. The Fourth of July was always a huge celebration. With the Fourth coming up this weekend, I started thinking how the celebration is a chance to get together with friends and family, have a barbecue, watch a parade or baseball game, and, of course, set off or watch a fireworks display. 

Tue
28
Jun

4-H Hosts Cupcakes, Critters And Crafts Day Camp

Washita County 4-H hosted a Cupcakes, Critters and Crafts Day Camp on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Washita County Activity Center in Cordell. Fifty participants were able to make and decorate cupcakes, learn about turtles, learn about photography, dig for fossils, make dirt buggies, and make crafts.

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Tue
28
Jun

Hise Judges SWOSU-Sayre Radiology Program Applicants

Cordell’s hospital administrator returned to his radiology roots recently. Cordell Memorial Hospital CEO Landon Hise recently sat on a panel of educators and healthcare professionals judging this year’s applicants to the Southwestern Oklahoma State University - Sayre Radiologic Technology Program.

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Tue
28
Jun

City Designates Area For Fourth Of July Fireworks

Birthday parties are always fun and that will be especially true Monday, July 4, 2016, as the United States celebrates 240 years. To help Cordell area residents celebrate safely, the City has designated the Gregory Sports Complex as the area where fireworks can be legally used, between the hours of 8 p.m. and midnight on the fourth of July.

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Tue
21
Jun

Plummer Again Votes To Break Tie

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