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Tue
09
May

Lady Blue Devil Megan Brown won the Golf State Championship

Cordell Lady Blue Devil Megan Brown won the Golf State Championship on Thursday, May 4, 2017. She shot 76 in the first round and 77 in the second to win the tournament by ten strokes. She is pictured with CHS Coach Brandon Gallagher who said, “I am very proud of Megan. She handled expectations and pressure well all year and is by far the best in her class this year. She was always able to battle when things weren’t going well. She works very hard, puts in many hours and it all paid off during this tournament.”

 

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Tue
02
May

“Party In The Park” Relay For Life Will Be Saturday, May 6

Survivors, caretakers, family and friends will gather on Saturday, May 6, 2017, to Party in the Park for the annual Washita County Relay for Life.

The event will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Lee Park in Cordell.

In addition to the Survivor Lap and Luminaria Ceremony, other planned activities include a pie eating contest, face panting, bounce houses, dog costume contest, ugly dog contest and train rides.

 

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Tue
02
May

Kuehne Receives Scholarship

Kaitlin Kuehne, a 2017 graduate of Cordell High School, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Farm Credit of Enid.

The scholarship is given to outstanding high school seniors who are furthering their education and have parents or grandparents who are voting stockholders at Farm Credit of Enid.

Kuehne is the daughter of Robert and Nikki Kuehne of Cordell and plans to attend the University of Oklahoma.

 

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Tue
02
May

Storm Downs Power Lines, Dumps Four Inches Of Rain

Cold, wet and windy! That describes the weather in Cordell and the surrounding area from late Friday, April 28, through part of Sunday, April 30.

The cold front and accompanying wind and rain blew through late Friday, with wind gusts in the area clocked between 80 and 85 miles per hour.

Rain, coming down almost sideways at times, poured for hours with an accumulation of nearly four inches.

 

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Tue
25
Apr

Have been named the Cordell Civic Club Students

Cordell High School Seniors Skylar Goodwin and Dalton Gray have been named the Cordell Civic Club Students of the Month for April

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Tue
25
Apr

Churches Unite To Bring Revival To Cordell, In 1916

By Vicki Salley

In the summer of 1916, eight Cordell area churches organized a two week community revival.

The event was arranged by all of the Cordell community churches and was referred to as The Union Revival Committee.

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Tue
25
Apr

2017 Census Countdown Begins

America’s farmers and ranchers will soon have the opportunity to strongly represent agriculture in their communities and industry by taking part in the 2017 Census of Agriculture.

Conducted every five years by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), the census, to be mailed at the end of this year, is a complete count of all U.S. farms, ranches, and those who operate them.

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Tue
25
Apr

Commissioners Consider Transfer Of Property

The Washita County Commissioners met in regular session with Chairman Schneberger calling the meeting to order on the 3rd day of April, 2017.

Bob Plummer and Ronnie Smith, representing the Cordell Civic Club, were present to hear an update from the Board concerning the lot located south of the Courthouse.

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Tue
25
Apr

The Cordell High School Junior-Senior Prom "Viva Las Vegas"

The Cordell High School Junior-Senior Prom "Viva Las Vegas" was held this past Friday night. 

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Tue
25
Apr

Club Members Share Impact Of 4-H With State Legislators

When driving in downtown Oklahoma City, one of the buildings dotting the landscape is the Capitol Building. While most people simply drive by, a group of Oklahoma 4-H’ers recently spent the day there while learning about how the state’s government works.

More than 130 club members from 57 counties took part in the 21st Annual 4-H Day the Capitol where they not only learned about government, but also shared with legislators the positive impact the Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development Program has had on them and their communities.

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