City Court Issues Fine In Public Nuisance Case

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The saga surrounding the city’s efforts to force the clean-up of a dilapidated building on Cordell’s city square entered a new phase Monday evening. City Judge Jimmy Hines ruled that

Cordell Business Fined For Ordinance Violation

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JD Banks, owner of J & D’s Bargains in Cordell, was fined $95 by Judge Jimmy Hines in Cordell’s city court Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. He was issued a citation

Pitzer Named To Canute Wall Of Fame

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Kaylie Pitzer was born on Feb. 3, 2004, in Oklahoma City. She is the daughter of Lance and Hollie Pitzer. She has one younger sibling, a brother, Brance age 13.

Child Care Provider Event Set For Oct. 29

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A come & go informational session: “Starting Your Child Care Business!”, will be held Tuesday, October 29th, from 3:00pm-6:00pm at the Jackson County DHS Office, 201 S. Main St. in

New Census Could Cost Rural Districts Political Clout

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Oklahoma lawmakers are in the early stages of planning for the decennial redistricting process that will rewrite the state’s legislative and congressional districts. The redistricting work, will occur after the

WTC Students Learn About Cochlear Implants

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Recently the seniors from both the morning and afternoon Western Technology Center-Biomedical Academy program had the privilege to listen to an excellent guest speaker. This guest speaker was Dr. Lisa

Educator Grant Workshop Set For Oct. 23

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Western Oklahoma pre-K-12th grade teachers seeking customized professional development opportunities are encouraged to attend an upcoming information session in Clinton about Fund for Teachers grants. In partnership with the national

Gene DeVern Reeves 86, of Dill City

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Gene DeVern Reeves passed away in the home Saturday, Oct. 12. 2019.at the age of 86. He was born April 2, 1933, in Cordell. Gene was the second of three

John Thomas King 57, of Sentinel

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John Thomas King Jr., 57, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 7, 2019. He was born on Sept. 18, 1962, to John Thomas Sr., and Mary Jo (Carmichael) King in Sentinel.

Glenna Alexander 89, of Whitesboro, Texas

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Glenna W. Alexander was born in 1930 on the family farm near Rocky to Dixie Watson Williams and J.R. Williams. She departed this life on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 in

Cordell’s Sidewalk Ordinance Issue Heats Up

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The issue of retail merchandising on sidewalks in Cordell is heating up. Following the issuance of a citation to J.D. Banks of J & D’s Bargains, city councilwoman Earlene Smith

Local Veterans Honored At High School Football Game

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Two Cordell-area veterans, James Mayfield and Mike Mayfield, were recently recognized for their service to the nation during Bixby High School’s Military Appreciation Night event. Technical Sergeant (TSgt) James Mayfield
Criag Holman testifies during a city court hearing Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Bob Henline | The Cordell Beacon

City Court Issues Fine In Public Nuisance Case

The saga surrounding the city’s efforts to force the clean-up of a dilapidated building on Cordell’s city square entered a new phase Monday evening. City Judge Jimmy Hines ruled that the building located at 106 South College constituted a public nuisance and issued a fine to the previous owner,…

Cordell Business Fined For Ordinance Violation

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JD Banks, owner of J & D’s Bargains in Cordell, was fined $95 by Judge Jimmy Hines in Cordell’s city court Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. He was issued a citation

Hinton Comets Shoot Past Blue Devils, 20-7

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The Cordell Blue Devils went on the road last week to play their third homecoming game in a row at Hinton. After a hard-fought battle, the Blue Devils came up

Cordell’s FFA Skeet Teams Advance To State Competitions

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Cordell’s senior and junior Future Farmers of America Skeet teams both qualified for the state competition after competing at the district championships in Altus last week. Leading the charge for

Cross Country Competes At Hobart Meet

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The Cordell Cross Country teams traveled to nearby Hobart to compete in their last meet of the season before regionals. Kobi Cameron picked up the team’s only medal, placing 17th