Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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For the last 70 years there has been an Eddie Brown selling cars in Cordell, but that era ended Tuesday, August 14, when Eddie Brown, Jr. and his wife Talena sold their Ford dealership at 700 North Glenn English. Eddie, Sr., began selling cars in Cordell in 1948, with Eddie, Jr., joining the family... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Posted by Edgar
Members of the Cordell Academic Foundation are pictured with proceeds from the recent Back To School event sponsored by The Cordell Beacon. Along with a donation of $250 raised at the event, the Foundation was also given two Teacher Gift Baskets. Pictured above, from the left, are: Hilda Humphrey,... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Posted by Edgar
The 2018-2019 school year for Cordell Public Schoo will begin on Thursday, August 16. Classes in other Washita County schools are also in session. Please be aware of children in crosswalks and getting on and off buses. State law requires drivers of vehicles to stop when a school bus is loading or... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Posted by Edgar
What happens when you combine recognition of hard work and achievement, educational workshops, competitive events, making new friends and $100,000 in educational scholarships? These are just a few of the ingredients for a successful 97th State 4-H Roundup. Nearly 800 club members, volunteer leaders... + continue reading
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Posted by Edgar
A ribbon-cutting was held on Friday, August 10, 2018, at Top Notch Nutrition (TNT), one of Cordell’s newest Chamber of Commerce members. Located at 105 North Market Street, TNT was purchased and restructured by Amy Riggs in May. TNT offers weight management, healthy living and coaching. Amy offers... + continue reading

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08/21/2018
By Brad Overton Smooth sailing is the best way that I can describe the start to this school year. The students are back in class. Teachers are welcoming students and putting their minds at ease from the anxieties of the first week of school. Our current enrollment is 671 students which is... + continue reading
08/14/2018
By State Representative Todd Russ I wrote last time on the teacher pay raises that went into effect Aug. 1 and the additional funding for common education that will be in this school year’s budget. I voted for all four teacher pay raise proposals over the last two years, regardless of what... + continue reading

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08/07/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Property taxes in Oklahoma are among the lowest in the region and the U.S. The median annual property tax paid by homeowners in Oklahoma is just $1,076, the seventh lowest amount of any U.S. state.Some counties deliver a greater return on residents’ property taxes than others. A study by financial... + continue reading
07/31/2018 - 0 comment(s)
While certainly helpful, the recent rainfall in Washita County didn't do much more than dent the drought that plagues most of the county and much of the state. On the bright side, the drought has not reached the depth seen two years ago.  To read more please log in or subscribe to the... + continue reading
07/31/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Who knew it could be so much fun being part of a feud?Cordell’s Berry family found out first hand in April, 2017, when they traveled to Atlanta to play “Family Feud” on television.Their segment of the show first aired on Thursday, October 12, 2017 and will rebroadcast on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday... + continue reading

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08/07/2018 - 0 comment(s)
2018 Cordell HS Football ScheduleDate Opponent LocationAug 24 Mooreland AwayAug 31 Okeene HomeSept 7 OpenSept 14 Thomas AwaySept 21 Merritt HomeSept 28 Sayre AwayOct 5 Hinton Home  To read... + continue reading

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08/21/2018 - 0 comment(s)
By Brad Overton Smooth sailing is the best way that I can describe the start to this school year. The students are back in class. Teachers are welcoming students and putting their minds at... + continue reading

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08/21/2018 - 0 comment(s)
For the last 70 years there has been an Eddie Brown selling cars in Cordell, but that era ended Tuesday, August 14, when Eddie Brown, Jr. and his wife Talena sold their Ford dealership at 700 North... + continue reading