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Tue
19
Jan

Dustin Pool

Dustin Pool is the City of Cordell Employee of the Month for February 2016. Dustin is the City’s Electric Superintendent. He said he has a sense of accomplishment when he is able to fix a problem in his department that affects the community. Dustin enjoys fishing and camping with his family.
 
Tue
12
Jan

Washita County In Disaster Declaration

Washita County is included in Presidential Major Disaster Declaration M4247, which designates several Oklahoma counties as primary disaster areas due to losses caused by sever winter storms and flooding. The designation allows eligible farmers to apply for emergency loan assistance from the Farm Service Agency. 

 

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Tue
12
Jan

Sheriff Arrests 16 For Fuel Larceny

On the evening of January 7, 2016, and into the early morning hours of January 8, the Washita County Sheriff’s office conducted an operation to apprehend individuals involved in the act of larceny of fuel at the Western Producer’s Cooperative fuel locations in Dill City and Sentinel. 

 

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Tue
12
Jan

Winners in the annual Cordell Beacon New Year Art

Winners in the annual Cordell Beacon New Year Art Contest were announced Monday, January 11, 2016. Taking home the $25 first place prize was Matt Haywood, far right. Tony Ferrero was awarded the $15 second place prize, and Hanna Williams, far left, and Abby Brown were each awarded the $10 third place prize. 

 

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Tue
12
Jan

The Cordell Academic Team

The Cordell Academic Team, comprised of Jesse Bridges, Zane Hendricks, Alec Pankhurst, Naomi Southerland, Macey Taylor and Tyler Wedel, are among the top academic teams in the state. During the 2015-16 school year these students have traveled to academic meets and recently placed first in both District and Regional competitions under their coach, Mrs. Monika Belt. The Cordell team also has a top eight individual conference finisher, Alec Pankhurst, and a top 20 individual conference finisher, Jesse Bridges. From extensive studying of art, literature, history, science and mathematics, to studying sports and pop culture, these students have excelled academically and are representing Cordell High School in the upcoming Area Tournament, which will be held in Dale, Oklahoma, on Saturday, January 16. 

 

Tue
05
Jan

Corn Bible Academy All Area Honor Band

Six Corn Bible Academy students will be representing the school on January 8 and 9 when they will participate in the All Area Honor Band clinic and concert in Fairview, Oklahoma. Playing in the high school Honor Band will be Senior Levi McAbee, third chair Alto Sax; Senior Hanna Hays, seventh chair trombone; Junior Carter Smith, first chair Tenor Sax; Sophomore Cody Schmidt, fourth chair bass clarinet; and Freshman Brittan Newton, sixth chair clarinet. eighth grader Kaylee Hunnicut, seventh chair trombone, will also represent CBA in the junior high Honor Band.

Tue
05
Jan

Council Approves EMS Pay Schedule

A loss of electricity due to at least two underground explosions moved the first 2016 Cordell City Council meeting to the Precinct Room on Monday, January 4. The hour and ten minute meeting include a 20-minute Executive Session to discuss the pay schedule for Emergency Medical Services personnel.

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Tue
05
Jan

Cordell Memorial Clinic Adds Telemedicine Specialties

More specialists are coming to Cordell. Last year Cordell Memorial Hospital partnered with St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City and began the state’s first telehospitalist program. Using cameras and monitors, this program allows a patient in a Cordell hospital bed to consult with a specialist in Oklahoma City called a hospitalist. 

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Tue
05
Jan

Explosions Disrupt Electric Service To Downtown Businesses, Courthouse

After escaping the most recent round of nasty weather with uninterrupted electric service, the Washita County Courthouse and businesses in the block immediately north of the Courthouse went dark Monday afternoon after two explosions and a brief-duration fire sent residents into the street to see what happened.

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Tue
29
Dec

Emergency Water Situation Develops

By Monday afternoon, the  water situation in Cordell was becoming tense, and by Tuesday morning was described as an emergency situation by Cordell City Administer J.C. Moser.

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