CHAMPS SHARE WISDOM

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From Scratch Bakery and Catering hosted a luncheon on Feb. 25 for the Lady Blue Devils basketball squad and cheerleaders with special guests from the 1961 Class A State Champion Cordell girls basketball team. Champions Elaine Hinds Kautz, Cheryl Lindley Lowry, Sue Young Turner, and Robetha Myers Fariss shared motivational speeches and words of wisdom with the group of young ladies in attendance. AT RIGHT: Andrea Palmer, Evan Anderson, Bailey Troub and McKenzy Isbell clap along to a rousing rendition of the Cordell fight song while viewing memorabilia from the 1961 State Championship game. PHOTOS BY HEATHER FLORES

Drug Court members help clean up city

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Members of the Washita-Custer County Treatment Court Program, the program compliance officer Daniel Evans, and the program coordinator Sarah Mears-Ivy met Feb. 24 to do a "spring clean-up" in Cordell.

For the Children: Moving beyond the numbness

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Numb. That was the one-word answer I submitted to a group call on an online meeting platform last week. The question, “How are each of you feeling?” was likely asked in a kind gesture with the expectation of a standard answer of feeling okay, frustrated, or some other comment made in passing.

Guess Where?

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How well do you know Washita County? Here’s a partial photo of something pretty recognizable. HINT: This photo was taken just outside of Cordell city limits. Guess what it is and where it was taken. Send your guess to us at editor@cordellbeacon.com or call us at 580-832-3333. Several people correctly guessed the last photo of the side wall of the old bowling alley. Mickey Allen was selected randomly and will be entered into the month’s end drawing for the March prize.
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