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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
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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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Apr
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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
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Apr
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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
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Apr
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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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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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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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Tue
18
Apr
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CHS Promenade Will Be Friday, April 21

The annual Cordell High School Promenade will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017, just prior to the Prom.

Prom 2017, “Viva Las Vegas,” will be held at the Washita County Activity Center, with students entering on the east side, in the space between the two buildings.

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Tue
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Washita County HCE Clubs Continue To Hold Meetings

By Vicki Salley

In 1929, the first extension club in Washita County was organized in the Foss community.

The club was known as the Home Demonstration Club of Washita County, and was under the supervision of the Oklahoma A&M College Extension office of Washita County.

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Tue
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Apr
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Ten Elected Officials Take Oath Of Office

Ten Cordell City officials, elected April 4, were sworn in before the meeting of the Cordell City Council on Monday, April 17, 2017.

Taking the oath of office and loyalty oath were:

•Brandon Rogers - City Marshal

•Christie Cherry - City Clerk

•Miranda McGaha - City Treasurer

•Vickie Dunlap - Ward One Council

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