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25
Apr
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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
18
Apr
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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
18
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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Tue
18
Apr
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Cordell High School seniors

Cordell High School seniors Kale Kauk, left, and Billie Wilson have been named the Cordell Civic Club Students of the Month for March.

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Tue
18
Apr
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Florida Boy “Rides Along” With Cordell Police Officer

For the last couple of weeks Cordell Police Officer Deakon Wood has had a new partner while out on patrol.

“Flat Tyler” - also know as Tyler Carach - has been in Wood’s cruiser as he patrols Cordell.

It all began on March 27 when the Cordell Police Department received a letter from Tyler and his mother.

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Tue
11
Apr
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Washita County Releases Election Results

Final results in the April 4, 2017 Municipal Elections were released on Friday, April 7, 2017. In Cordell, voters elected the Marshal and two Council members. Brandon Rogers was elected Marshal for the City of Cordell with over an 80% majority. He received 444 votes, with challenger Chad Pool receiving 108 votes. In the Absentee voting by mail,

Rogers received 13 votes and Pool received four votes. The Early Voting tally was 74 for Rogers and 29 for Pool. Rogers received 357 votes on election day and Pool received 75.

 

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Tue
11
Apr
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The Cordell Beacon Bracket Buster

Rob Kuehne of Cordell won The Cordell Beacon Bracket Buster contest and came in earlier this week to collect his prize. He gave a lot of the credit to his son Raydon for the correct prediction of the teams in the final game and the eventual winner.

 

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Tue
11
Apr
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OBI Schedules Two Blood Drives In Washita County

Spring in Oklahoma means all kinds of weather, but most residents look forward to milder temperatures.

The Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is urging donors to take advantage of the improving weather to give blood and save the lives of fellow Oklahomans. On Thursday, April 13, 2017, Cordell Memorial Hospital will join OBI to host a blood drive at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 

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Tue
04
Apr
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Four Cordell High School basketball players

Four Cordell High School basketball players were recently named to the Shortgrass All Conference Team. They are, from the left: Heston Brown, Layne Balzer, Paxton Switzer and Drayton Maddox.

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