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12
Dec
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Fires Destroy Elizondo Home, Lone Tree Trucking

In the space of six days, two fires in Cordell destroyed a business and a home.

On Tuesday, December 5, the rented building which housed Lone Tree Oilfield Services was totally destroyed by a four-alarm fire.

On Monday, December 11, a fire destroyed the Elizondo home located at 316 North Symcox in Cordell.

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Tue
05
Dec
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NTSB Releases Crash Details

Fifteen months after Scott Edward Wilson, 66, was killed in the crash of an experimental World War IIera aircraft, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released more details about the accident.

Wilson was flying a replica of the Bugatti 100P when the plane crashed at the former Clinton-Sherman Air Force Base about 8:25 a.m. on Saturday, August 6, 2016.

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Tue
05
Dec
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Cordell Council Approves OMPA Service Agreement

Following a brief presentation by Drake Rice and Jim McAvoy of the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (OMPA), the Cordell City Council voted unanimously to enter into a service agreement for OMPA.

The cost of the agreement, $30,000 per year, will assist Cordell with reduced charges for routine and emergency services as well as provide a set number of hours to be worked each year by the line crew.

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Tue
05
Dec
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The 20-member Board oversees the operations of Baptist Villages

Jimmie Musick of Sentinel, is pictured with Dr. Bill Pierce, president of Baptist Village Communities (BVC). The 20-member Board oversees the operations of Baptist Villages in Ada, Broken Arrow, Cleveland, Cordell, Elk City, Grove, Hugo, Lake Texoma, Miami, Oklahoma City, Okmulgee and Owasso. It also oversees Entrusted Hearts by Baptist Village services at home in the Lawton, Oklahoma City and Owasso/Tulsa areas, as well as Entrusted Hearts Medical Equipment by Baptist Village. BVC is the largest not-for-profit provider of senior living and aging services in Oklahoma, serving residents across the state since 1958.

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Tue
05
Dec
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Reimer Opens Mikes Meats In Cordell

Mike Reimer has recently opened Mike’s Meats, a fresh and frozen meat store in downtown Cordell. Reimer is a Cordell native, graduating high school in 1991.

Mike’s Meats offers a selection of fresh cut steaks, chicken, and pork. He also offers vacuum packed frozen meats and vegetables. “I offer the frozen meat for those that like to stock up. It would be easy to bring an ice chest and get everything you need.”

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Tue
28
Nov
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OBI Plans Two Blood Drives

Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) needs generous donors to share the priceless gift of saving lives this holiday season.

It is a busy time, but OBI is encouraging donors to take just an hour to make sure the blood supply for area hospitals stays at levels necessary for life-saving procedures.

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Tue
28
Nov
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4-H, FFA Broiler Show Entries Due December 6

The 4-H and FFA Broiler Show will be held during the Washita County Junior Livestock Show, scheduled for February 25 - 27, 2018, in Cordell, Oklahoma.

Those who would like to participate must buy chickens through the Washita County Fair Board.

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Tue
28
Nov
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Historical Society Names McLemore Farms As Centennial Farms

Jack and Freeda (Harris) McLemore own three farms which have recently been designated as Oklahoma Centennial Farms.

Through his mother’s side of the family, Jack is a member of the Caddo Indian Tribe of Oklahoma and all three farms were originally tribal land.

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Tue
28
Nov
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Students of the Month

Tyler Wedel and Hallie Sewell were named Cordell Civic Club Students of the Month.

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Tue
28
Nov
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Local Crew Helping Rebuild In Puerto Rico

While most families in Cordell were gathering around a feast on Thanksgiving, six local men were “celebrating” in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico.

Three drivers and trucks from Lone Tree Oilfield Services, owned by Lincoln Hunter, and three drivers and trucks from Southwest Well Services, owned by Jeff Dudgeon, are on the island to help with rebuilding efforts.

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