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Tue
11
Oct

The City of Cordell Employee of the Month

The City of Cordell Employee of the Month for October 2016 is Brian Holden. Brian, who is with the water department, is originally from California, but has lived in Cordell for six years and loves the community. He and his wife Rhonda have two children, James and Karista.
 
 
Tue
04
Oct

Council Rejects Appointment Of Two New Members, Declares Seats Vacant

Even before the Cordell City Council meeting began Monday, October 3, 2016, Mayor Bob Plummer allowed representative Vicky Dunlap to make a motion, pushed for a second, and called for a vote. Even though the meeting had not been called to order, Dunlap twice read a prepared statement asking that the new Council members appointed and confirmed at the September 19 meeting not be sworn in. She also wanted the appointments of Danny Watkins (Ward 2) and Loretta Waddell (Ward 3) discussed in the Executive Session scheduled for later in the meeting.  
 
 
Tue
04
Oct

The Cordell Post Office

On Friday, September 30, 2016, Rodney Nonast retired from the Cordell Post Office, after 31-1/2 years of service
 
 
Tue
04
Oct

F3 Tornado Hit Cordell Fifteen Years Ago

It’s October, fall is here, and most people are looking forward to cooler weather, changing leaves, and the holidays, which are fast approaching. The very last thing on anyone’s mind is a tornado. By October, the chances of severe weather has drastically lessened.  
 
 
Tue
04
Oct

Cordell Schools Making Full Use Of STEM Building

A drive around the Cordell Schools campus reveals wellmaintained grounds, nice education, athletic and auditorium facilities, and, as of the beginning of this school year, a new building which would be right at home on a college campus. The newest building on the Cordell campus houses the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) classes and also includes safe rooms which are able to house all of the junior high and high school students as well as all faculty and staff.  
 
 
Tue
27
Sep

Cordell Tractor Supply Sets Grand Opening On October 1

From a chicken coop, to a restaurant, to a motel, to a flower shop and funeral home. The northeast corner of Highway 152 and Crider Road in Cordell has seen a lot of changes in the last 60 years or so. On Saturday, October 1, area residents will celebrate the newest business in that location during the Grand Opening of Tractor Supply.  

 

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Tue
20
Sep

Layne Balzer and Britton Beasley

Layne Balzer and Britton Beasley were named the Cordell Civic Club Students of the Month for September.
 
 

 

Tue
20
Sep

Cordell City Council Names Watkins And Waddell To Vacant Seats

Makenzie Hougland, 15, daughter of Kevin and Debra Hougland, was the winner of the Cordell Animal Shelter Poject (CASP) 5K T-shirt design contest. Makenzie is pictured with CASP volunteers, from the left, Katie Kastner, Sarah Ivy, and Lisa Gregory. She won free entry into the 5K, a free T-shirt, and a prize.
 
 

 

Tue
20
Sep

Makenzie Hougland

Makenzie Hougland, 15, daughter of Kevin and Debra Hougland, was the winner of the Cordell Animal Shelter Poject (CASP) 5K T-shirt design contest. Makenzie is pictured with CASP volunteers, from the left, Katie Kastner, Sarah Ivy, and Lisa Gregory. She won free entry into the 5K, a free T-shirt, and a prize.
 
 

 

Tue
20
Sep

Cordell Memorial Hospital Plans Health Fair, Unveils Renovations

Wellness and newness are in the air in Washita County. Cordell Memorial Hospital’s (CMH) 27th annual health fair is scheduled for October 17 through October 19, from 7:30 a.m. until noon each day. The yearly event provides reduced-cost exams for attendees who might not otherwise receive vital health screenings.
 
 

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