Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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By Bob Fisher"We catch a lot of bugs at our altitude," said pilot Jason Robinson, pointing to the insectspattered leading edges of the wings of the huge flying boat. The craft, one of three that gained fame dropping water on the huge Rhea wildfires this week, has been based at the old Clinton-... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Agents from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) are investigating a possible murder-suicide which occurred in Bessie on Sunday, April 22, 2018.According to an OSBI report, the dead are Tyler Scott Sloan, 27, and his wife, Ciara Dawn Sloan, 23. To read more please log in or... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Cordell’s hospital wants to upgrade and expand services for Washita County’s citizens.In anticipation of the summer 2019 Washita County sales tax vote, Cordell Memorial Hospital CEO Landon Hise has revealed a five-year plan to renovate and redesign hospital facilities and to add much-needed... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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On April 11, 2018, Cordell High School golfer Megan Brown won the Riverside High School Girls Golf Tournament for the third year in a row. She shot a 73 in 30 to 40 mile per hour winds to have the low round of the tournament, which included 105 girls. The team won Runner Up honors with a 412.... + continue reading
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Single-digit humidity, winds gusting to 45 miles per hour, and dangerous drought conditions combined on Thursday, April 12, 2018, to fuel a fire in Dill City that destroyed six houses.According to Burns Flat Fire Chief John Wilson, only one of the houses was occupied at the time of the fire, which... + continue reading

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04/24/2018
Party in the Park with family and friends as Washita County holds their annual Relay for Life on Saturday, April 28, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.The opening ceremony will begin promptly at 6 p.m. followed by the Dog Costume and Best Dog Trick Contests at 6:45 p.m. To read more please log in or... + continue reading
04/24/2018
In a special meeting held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, the Washita County Commissioners voted unanimously to amend the resolution which authorized the calling and holding of an election for the purpose of permitting the retail sale of alcoholic beverages by the drink for on-premises consumption.... + continue reading

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04/17/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Aiden and Andrew Willard traveled with the Oklahoma Kids Wrestling Association (OKWA) to Reno, Nevada, on April 5-8, 2018, to compete in the World of Wrestling Reno Championship.The boys were entered in the 8 and under age division as heavyweights.  To read more please log in or subscribe... + continue reading
04/10/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Krystle Uecke was sworn in as Washita County Assessor by District Judge Chris Kelley on April 2, 2018. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. http://etypeservices.com/Cordell%20BeaconID392/ + continue reading
04/10/2018 - 0 comment(s)
A scholarship fund in memory of Bubba Baldwin has been established by the Class of 1980.This is a one-time scholarship to be awarded to a 2018 Cordell High School graduating senior. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. http://etypeservices.com/Cordell%20BeaconID392/ + continue reading

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04/24/2018 - 0 comment(s)
On April 11, 2018, Cordell High School golfer Megan Brown won the Riverside High School Girls Golf Tournament for the third year in a row. She shot a 73 in 30 to 40 mile per hour winds to have the... + continue reading

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04/24/2018 - 0 comment(s)
By State Representative Todd RussHouse members are working fervently to finish our work for this legislative session, so we can adjourn, or sine die, by May 4. This would save state taxpayers some... + continue reading

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04/24/2018 - 0 comment(s)
Party in the Park with family and friends as Washita County holds their annual Relay for Life on Saturday, April 28, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.The opening ceremony will begin promptly at 6 p.m. followed... + continue reading