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Tue
17
Jun

Jacob Foos Takes Over As Burns Flat Town Administrator

With plenty of ideas and energy, Jacob Foos has taken over as Burns Flat Town Administrator. Originally from Enid, Foos was raised in Chandler, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. While in Arizona, he attended two years of college at Northern Arizona University.
 
Tue
17
Jun

Vote YES on Hospital Sales Tax

Cordell Memorial Hospital (CMH) is preparing to challenge in court the validity of the actions of the Washita County Commissioners when they voted to cancel the election on Proposition 2, the sales tax to support the hospital.
 
Tue
17
Jun

Cordell Council Delays Budget Vote

With the state mandated deadline looming for budgets to be approved, the Cordell City Council voted on Monday, June 16, 2014, to have a special meeting on Thursday, June 19, 2014, to finalize that procedure. The meeting is scheduled to begin a 6 p.m. in the Cordell Community Center.
 
Tue
10
Jun

Applewhite Signs Lease For Washita Theatre

Capping a series of negotiations that spanned several months, the City of Cordell and Jerry Applewhite have signed an agreement for operation of the Washita Theatre. Cordell City Council members, in their capacity as members of the Cordell Utilities Authority, had previously approved the contract.
 
Tue
10
Jun

New City Administrator J.C. Moser Is On The Job

J.C. Moser, Cordell’s new City Administrator, is officially on the job, ready and willing to address the needs of the town. Moser, who most recently was City Manager in Beaver, Oklahoma, is originally from Hugoton, Kansas. He first took a city manager position in Keyes, Oklahoma.
 
Tue
10
Jun

Farm Bureau Hosts Youth Day Camp

More than 40 youth enjoyed the light rain falling on the morning of May 27, during the first ever Washita County Farm Bureau Youth Day Camp held at Camp Springlake located south of Cordell. The event provided leadership opportunities for area teens and a day in the outdoors for youth nine years Farm Bureau Hosts Youth Day Camp and older.
 
Tue
10
Jun

OSU Department Of Agricultural Economics Awards Scholarship

Rusty Bookout, has received a scholarship from the Department of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University for the 2014-2015 school year. He has been awarded the Burruss Family Endowed Scholarship sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Merrill and Nadyne Burruss.
 
Tue
10
Jun

Relay For Life 2014

Tue
10
Jun

Cordell School Board Calls For $5.4 Million Bond Election

With a regular meeting and a special session held within 24 hours of one another, the Cordell School Board was especially active in their first meetings since the end of the school year. In the regular session, the board made several personnel decisions and heard from architect James Howard regarding the construction of a new field house and new classroom space.
 
Tue
10
Jun

Burns Flat Holds Monthly Meeting

The Board of Trustees of the Town of Burns Flat held a regular meeting on Monday, June 9, 2014, in the Town Hall Building. Among those present were Rod McKone, Duane Manual, Terry Field, Candace Bond, Barry Hill, town administrator Jacob Foos, Debbie Bloomer, Denise Willis, Tony Willis, Sharon Kendrick, Joel Newberry, Tom Collins, Justin Newberry and Andy Gearhart.
 

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