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Wed
13
May

County Schools Announce Graduation Dates

Schools across Washita County are in the final days of the 2014-2015 term and are announcing dates and times of graduation services. Cordell High School will hold Baccalaureate services at 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 17. Commencement services will be held in the school auditoriumat 7 p.m. on Monday, May 18.

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Tue
05
May

Cordell Council Approves Lease For Washita Theatre

A number of items were listed as Potential Voting Business on the May 4, 2015, agendas for the Cordell City Counciland related Authorities, but relatively few went to a vote. One item that was approved was a new lease between the Cordell Development and Redevelopment Authority and Jerry Applewhite for operation of the Washita Theatre.

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Tue
05
May

Abby Kliewer signed a Letter of Intent to ride for the Texas

On Thursday, April 30, 2015, Abby Kliewer signed a Letter of Intent to ride for the Texas Christian University Equestrian team. With her at the signing were her father, Phil Kliewer, and her mother, Milli Kliewer, as well as her sister Addison, and Cordell High School principal and athletic director, Larry Johnson.

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Tue
05
May

CHS Senior Dalton Ball Wins New Mustang

Friday was more than just “May Day” for Cordell High School senior Dalton Ball. While he was standing behind a crowd of CHS students, visiting with some of the high school coaches, he heard his name called as the winner of a 2015 Ford Mustang.

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Tue
28
Apr

Commissioners Sign Claims For Over $650,000 And Approve Disposal Of Equipment

At their meeting on April 6, the Washita County commissioners approved the lease purchase agreement in the amount of $216,300.00 between the Oklahoma Department Of Transportation and Washita County for the purchase of a 2015 John Deere 772G Motor Grader for District 1.

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Tue
28
Apr

Spring Brings Rain, Hail And Wind

While the rains of the last two weeks have brought welcome moisture to the Washita County area, the U. S. Drought Monitor still shows the entire county to be in either Exceptional or Extreme Drought.

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Tue
28
Apr

The Cordell Chamber of Commerce

The Cordell Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for Pecan Creek Cafe was held on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Pictured above, in the front row, from the left are: Sheryl McComas, Chamber president; Chad and Ambyr Igo, owners and operators of Pecan Creek; and Michelle Ainsworth, Chamber director.

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Tue
21
Apr

Cordell Council Discusses Animal Shelter, Sewer And Water Issues

A larger than normal crowd was in attendance when the Cordell City Council met in regular session on Monday, April 20, 2015. There were few items of voting business on the agenda, but a great deal of discussion was held concerning a proposed animal shelter and the circumstances surrounding serious issues at the sewer treatment plant. Most of the people in the audience raised their hands when asked who had come in support of the Cordell Animal Shelter Project (CASP).

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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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