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28
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Washita County Museum News

By Wayne Boothe
Over the next two or three weeks, I will be reporting on an article that appeared in the  Cloud Chief Herald-Sentinelnewspaper in 1893. The article was written by F.C. Cook, editor and proprietor.  The article, written by Mr. Cook, 122 years ago, is  probably the reason I live inWashita County today.
 
Tue
28
Jul
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POLITICAL PARTIES

By LeRoy Jones
Donald Trump is running for the Presidency as a Republican, but sometimes he doesn’t sound like a Republican. He has strongly indicated that if  he is not the Republican nominee that he will seek the office as an Independent.  Just think. We have more that 15 months to listen to the bickering of those who would  seek high office. Do you get tired of it? I do.
 
Tue
21
Jul
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Washita County Museum News

By Wayne Boothe

Tue
14
Jul
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Away Back When…

25 Years Ago (July 18, 1990) Bruce Ford posted a 37- vote victory in the special Cordell School Board election. He was to replace Grayson Bottom on the Cordell School Board and would fill out an unexpired term in offic number three for three years. It was the final seat on the board to be filled after resignations by Bottom and Darrel Donica.There was to be a Cordell High School football meeting on July 30 for grades 9 through 12. Dennis E. Haws assumed full duties as administrator of Cordell Christian Home on July 1, 1990. He had served as Administrative Assistant since September   

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Tue
14
Jul
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House Report

By State Representative Todd Russ Although I am highly disappointed in the ruling meant to remove the Ten Commandments monument from state property, I am proud of the response of Oklahomans andconservative officials. Governor Mary Fallin has said that the monument will not be removed. Meanwhile, conservative lawmakers have already filed a constitutional amendment to eliminate the Blaine Amendment, a portion of the Oklahoma Constitution that was cited in the ruling.     

 

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Tue
07
Jul
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House Report

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Tue
07
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Washita County Museum News

When Ludwig Jackl and Bert Kollmeier aren't bicycling across America, they're helicopter policemen in Bavaria, Germany. Bavaria is the largest of Germany's five states and comprises the southeastern part of the country.

Wed
01
Jul
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Washita County Museum News

Traveling east on Highway 152, two German bicyclists, Ludwig Jackl and Bert Kollmeier, reached Cordell around mid-afternoon Wednesday, this past June 24th. They were crossing the United States and hoped to reach Red Rock Canyon State Park at Hinton before nightfall. 
Tue
23
Jun
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Washita County Museum News

In December, 1902, the Herald- Sentinel, a Cloud Chief newspaper, published a special edition on Washita County. The following account of early events in the county's history is taken from an article in that edition.

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Tue
23
Jun
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SURPRISE!

LeRoy and Sandra Jones were honored by their family with a 6 p.m. 60th Anniversary family dinner Saturday evening, May 23, 2015, at the private dining room of Fisherman’s Cove Restaurant, Medicine Park, Oklahoma

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