Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Editor’s Note - I would like to express my appreciation to Cordell Police Officer Trevor Stewart and to Chief Brandon Rogers for allowing me to ride along on New Year’s Eve.Officer Trevor Stewart started his New Year’s Eve patrol shift at 10 p.m. Dec. 31, 2018, with a reporter along for the ride.... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Commissioner Steve Tompkins, who was sworn in last week by Judge Christopher Kelly, took his seat for the first time at the Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, meeting of the Board of Commissioners for Washita County.After approving the minutes from the Dec. 17, 2018, meeting, the board elected its officers for... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
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SPORTSBy Bob HenlineAs the Cordell Blue Devils prepare for the second half of the season, Coach Brandon Gallagher characterized the first part as “mixed,” with some high points and some areas in which the team needs to improve.“I would sum up the before Christmas part of the season as kinda... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
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The Southwest Oklahoma Development Agency recently honored two local officials for their work with as trustees for the agency. During a Dec. 11, 2018, meeting of the SWODA Board of Trustees, Cordell Mayor Bob Plummer and Washita County Commissioner Leo Goeringer were presented with certificates... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
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Washita County Commissioners and a group of family and friends gathered Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at the site of the new Kenneth “Bill” Jones Bridge along County Road 1230 to celebrate the dedication of the bridge to the former Washita County Commissioner.“I’m glad we were able to do this for him,”... + continue reading

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By Bob HenlineThomas Anthony Flowers, age 29, was arrested in Cordell Dec. 14, 2018, and charged with a single felony count of child abuse. If convicted, Flowers could spend the rest of his life behind bars.According to the probable cause affidavit, Cordell Police Officer Trevor Stewart was... + continue reading
01/02/2019
By Lowayne PierceyThe Washita County OHCE County Council met at 2:00 p.m. Dec. 11, 2018, for a fall council. Lowayne Piercey opened the meeting with a welcome. Lois Johnson led the group saying the flag salute.Lois Johnson gave the thought of the day. Lowayne Piercey called roll and all four... + continue reading

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By bob henline The Lady Blue Devils struggles continued at home Tuesday, Dec. 18, as they fell to the Okarche Lady Warriors, 47-25. The Lady Devils started the game with tough defense, holding the Lady Warriors in check for the first part of the quarter, but they also struggled on the... + continue reading
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The Cordell Lions Club last week announced the recipients of its Citizenship Award for the second nine weeks of the school year. Each nine weeks, teachers from each of the third through sixth grade classes at Cordell Elementary School nominate two students from their classes for demonstrating... + continue reading

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SPORTSBy Bob HenlineAs the Cordell Blue Devils prepare for the second half of the season, Coach Brandon Gallagher characterized the first part as “mixed,” with some high points and some areas in... + continue reading

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01/02/2019 - 0 comment(s)
By Bob HenlineYou may have noticed a few changes in The Beacon over the course of the past month. We hope you like what you’re seeing!One of the big changes we’re working to implement is a more... + continue reading

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01/09/2019 - 0 comment(s)
Commissioner Steve Tompkins, who was sworn in last week by Judge Christopher Kelly, took his seat for the first time at the Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, meeting of the Board of Commissioners for Washita... + continue reading