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Tue
31
May

Sheriff’s Office Completes Compliance Checks

On Saturday, May 14, 2016, the Washita County Sheriff’s Office went to 12 businesses within the county to attempt to purchase alcohol with an individual who was under the age of 21. Clerks at eight businesses did sell alcohol to the individual. The money used to purchase the alcohol was recovered from each purchase, and the clerk who sold the alcohol was issued a summons to come to court.

 

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Tue
31
May

Memorial Day

Perfect fit for this week. Landon and Amy Jones at 515 Fleming did a great job honoring Memorial Day. Amy says they have worked hard grooming and decorating their yard and is very excited to be nominated.

 

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Tue
31
May

Hise Addresses State Health Conference

Cordell’s hospital administrator spoke before a metropolitan audience about rural healthcare’s need to embrace innovation and change. Cordell Memorial Hospital CEO Landon Hise recently addressed peers at the annual Oklahoma Rural Health Conference at the Embassy Suites in Norman.

 

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Tue
24
May

Chamber of Commerce

The Cordell Chamber of Commerce Yard of the Week goes to Sherry and Conley Ernst at 1102 North Market. Their well groomed yard adds a nice, pleasant view for Cordell.

 

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Tue
24
May

Plans Made For Opening Cordell Swimming Pool

“We are excited to announce the Cordell Swimming Pool will open on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016, if the weather permits,” said Kendi Spradlin, pool manager. The grand opening will include a Free Swim. Other free swims are scheduled for June 4 and July 4.

 

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Tue
24
May

Sheriff Reports Death At Washita County Jail

Washita County Sheriff Roger Reeve reported Max Lynn Stotts, 60, was found unresponsive in his jail cell at approximately 11 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2016. Cordell EMS was paged out at 11:03 p.m., and the Cordell Fire Department arrived at 11:07 p.m. and began CPR. Cordell EMS arrived at 11:11 p.m. and transported Stotts to Cordell Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

 

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Tue
17
May

Cordell Council Schedules Executive Sessions Regarding Property And EMS Supervisor

Two consecutive Executive Sessions were scheduled to be held as part of the Cordell City Council meeting held Tuesday, May 17, 2016. The first Executive Session  was to discuss the purchase or appraisal of real property, with a possible vote to take action on the items discussed in Executive Session to follow.   

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Tue
17
May

Commissioners Name Nightengale Washita County Treasurer

Sherry Nightengale, Cordell, was appointed Washita County Treasurer by the County Commissioners at their meeting on May 2, 2016. The appointment came following the announcement by Washita County Treasurer Shari Giblet she would retire effective August 1, 2016.  

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Tue
17
May

The ONE Gas Foundation

The ONE Gas Foundation, on behalf of its Oklahoma Natural Gas division, recently presented a $2,230 public school foundation grant to the Cordell Public Education Foundation. Presenting the award was Lynda Mobley, ONG Community Relations Manager.

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Tue
17
May

Oklahoma Coaches Association Names Blackburn Vice President

Cordell High School/Junior High Baseball coach has been named the Oklahoma Coaches Association (OCA) Vice President for the 2016-2017 school year. He will serve as president in 2017 - 2018.

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