Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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The Cordell City Council last week enacted changes to the utility collection policy which could result in much swifter disconnections for customers who fall behind on their utility bills.The new policy states that the city’s 10 percent late charge will be applied to all accounts not paid in full by... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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Cordell Fire and Rescue responded to a vehicle rollover on Highway 54 near Cloud Chief Wednesdsay, June 19, 2019, in support of Cloud Chief Fire and Rescue.  To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. http://etypeservices.com/Cordell%20BeaconID392/ + continue reading
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
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After almost a month of delay and a lot of hard work by the pool staff, the Cordell Swimming Pool finally opened for the season with a free swimming day on Monday, June 24, 2019.The pool opening was originally set for Memorial Day weekend, but severe storms and flooding not only filled the pool... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Cordell’s utility rate payers will see a four percent increase in their utility bills next month. The New Cordell City Council met Monday, June 17, 2019, for its regular meeting and authorized the increase as part of the fiscal year 2019-2020 budget.The city’s budget calls for a total of $6,854,576... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Washita County may be refinancing the balance of the bonds issued nearly 10 years ago to complete the restoration and remodel of the historic Washita County Courthouse. The original 20-year bond had a provision precluding any refinancing or early repayment for a minimum of 10 years, a period which... + continue reading

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06/26/2019
One night a few years ago, my partner woke up delirious with fever, a bright rash, and joint pain so bad he couldn’t get out of bed without help. I was scared — mostly for his health, but also for our financial situation, which weighed heavily on me during our 4 a.m. ride to the emergency room.As a... + continue reading
06/26/2019
On June 14 — “Flag Day” in the United States — US Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) and US Representative Steve Womack (R-AR) proposed a constitutional amendment: “The Congress shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.” President Donald Trump promptly... + continue reading

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06/19/2019 - 0 comment(s)
The next generation of Blue Devils baseball and softball players wrapped up their seasons this week, with Cordell’s 8U and 10U softball teams posting perfect, undefeated records on the year.The season begins with volunteers taking to the fields at Gregory Park to remove weeds and grass from the... + continue reading
06/12/2019 - 0 comment(s)
The team of Haley Larsen, Jacy Bryant, and Madison Donihoo traveled to St. Cloud, Minn., last week to represent Cordell’s Code Blue gym in the finals of the national Granite Games. The team placed 15th out of 53 teams in the competition.The ladies qualifed for the national event through their... + continue reading
06/12/2019 - 0 comment(s)
Washita County’s farmers could be facing severe economic impacts as a result of excessive rains during the past year. The moisture has not only impacted the planting and harvesting of various crops, but also adversely affected some crop quality which will reduce the price for which local farmers... + continue reading

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06/26/2019 - 0 comment(s)
Joy Harjo has been named Poet Laureate of the United States. Perhaps more than any before her, her story is the fractured story of America.Born in Tulsa, Harjo is a member of the Muscogee (Creek)... + continue reading

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06/26/2019 - 0 comment(s)
One night a few years ago, my partner woke up delirious with fever, a bright rash, and joint pain so bad he couldn’t get out of bed without help. I was scared — mostly for his health, but also for... + continue reading

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06/26/2019 - 0 comment(s)
The Cordell City Council last week enacted changes to the utility collection policy which could result in much swifter disconnections for customers who fall behind on their utility bills.The new... + continue reading