Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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“It has a nice ring to it,” said Tyler Wedel, Cordell High School Senior of the Month, when asked how he liked being the first named to the new honor.According to CHS principal Nick Hutchins, Wedel richly deserves the honor.“Tyler epitomizes everything you want an outstanding student to be,”... + continue reading
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Posted by Edgar
Mario Marquez is the City of Cordell Employee of the Month for October. Marquez has been with the Cordell City water department for less than two years, but had worked for the City previously in 2004 and has lived in Cordell for 20 years. He briefly moved away, then moved back to his hometown. “It... + continue reading
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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Following a weekend of intense and dramatic competition, the Corn Bible Academy volleyball team returned home as the runner-up of the Class 3A State Tournament. In addition, seniors Halle Penner and Mikayla Nelson both were named to the All-Tournament team.With a 26-5 record on the season, the #1... + continue reading
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
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In a game that was back and forth all evening, and which saw the CHS Blue Devils trailing in the fourth quarter, Cordell beat District foe Mangum 28 to 21 on Friday, October 6, 2017.Mangum scored first after driving down the field and getting an assist on a big pass interference call on Cordell.... + continue reading
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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Convicted of the 2015 murder of 59-year-old Michael Beach of Cordell, Kathryn Lynn Hicks was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole by District Judge Doug Haught.The sentence was handed down Thursday, September 28, 2017, and conformed to the jury’s recommendation. On... + continue reading

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10/10/2017
Wellness is in the air in Washita County.Cordell Memorial Hospital’s 28th annual health fair is scheduled for October 16 through 18 from 7:30 a.m. to noon each day.The yearly event provides reduced-cost exams for attendees who might not otherwise receive vital health screenings.“We’re offering... + continue reading
10/10/2017
By Slim RandlesThe food’s awfully good down at the Gates of Heaven Chinese Restaurant. The valley’s other Delbert, Delbert Chin, has been putting on a decent feed there since he came to this country many years ago.We like that lunch buffet. All you can eat, of course, and he makes this pink sauce... + continue reading

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Have you ever looked at a photo and wondered, “How did they get that person to look like that?”You will certainly find yourself wondering that as you look at the Mystery Photos on pages eight and nine of this edition.The photos of your Cordell friends and neighbors, all local business people, have... + continue reading
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Several members of the Cordell Chamber of Commerce gathered on Monday, October 2, 2017, to celebrate the ribbon cutting at one of Cordell’s newest businesses, Gatlin’s Garage, located at 610 East Main Street. Cutting the ribbon is business owner Kyle Gatlin, with his wife, Brooke, standing to the... + continue reading
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“I don’t have any excuses,” said Cordell Head Football Coach Dustin Beasley following the Blue Devil’s 7 to 12 loss to Watonga on Friday, September 29, 2017.“We have hung our hat on our toughness and Watonga was tougher than us Friday night,” he continued. “They outworked us and were just flat... + continue reading

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Following a weekend of intense and dramatic competition, the Corn Bible Academy volleyball team returned home as the runner-up of the Class 3A State Tournament. In addition, seniors Halle Penner and... + continue reading

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By Slim RandlesThe food’s awfully good down at the Gates of Heaven Chinese Restaurant. The valley’s other Delbert, Delbert Chin, has been putting on a decent feed there since he came to this country... + continue reading

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10/10/2017 - 0 comment(s)
Wellness is in the air in Washita County.Cordell Memorial Hospital’s 28th annual health fair is scheduled for October 16 through 18 from 7:30 a.m. to noon each day.The yearly event provides reduced-... + continue reading