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County Commissioners Sign Estimates Of Needs

In the minutes of the June 19, 2017, meeting of the Washita County Commissioners, approved on July 3, the following Cash Fund Estimates of Needs and Request for Appropriations for May were signed:

•County Bridge and Road Improvement (CBRI) 105 - $16,888.35

•Highway Cash - $291,750.32

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Tue
27
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School Board Meets Tonight

Wrapping up business for the 2016-2017 school year will be the primary items of business when the Cordell Board of Education meets at 5:30 tonight, June 28, in the board room in the Administration Building, 606 East Third Street.

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Tue
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Cordell Schools Announce Enrollment Dates

School has been out for just over a month, but Cordell Superintendent Brad Overton recently announced enrollment dates for the 2017-2018 term.

Cordell elementary students will enroll on Thursday, August 3, 2017, from 8 a.m. until noon.

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Tue
27
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Cordell Celebrates Colorful History

Shortly after the 1892 Cheyenne and Arapaho Opening, which offered land in part of Oklahoma for non-Indian settlement, H. D. Young helped found Cordell.

He opened a general merchandise store on a parcel of land which was located about where the airport is today, approximately 1.5 miles northeast of the current location.

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Tue
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Founder’s Day Celebration Celebrates Cordell’s 125th Year

Get ready to celebrate Cordell’s 125th birthday on Saturday, July 1, 2017!

There will be lots to do, see, and eat all day as residents throw the community a big birthday party.

To kick off the celebration, at 10 a.m. there will be a parade around the Courthouse. Those who are participating in the parade are asked to be at the fire department by 9:30 a.m.

Immediately following the parade there will be a group photo on the steps on the west side of the Courthouse.

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Tue
27
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Cordell Animal Shelter Project (CASP)

Cordell Animal Shelter Project (CASP) held an adoption event at Tractor Supply on June 17, 2017, and two dogs were adopted. Tractor Supply donated a large amount of collars, leashes, tie outs, harnesses, and training items to the local shelter. CASP volunteers are selling raffle tickets for a tractor that was donated by Lindley Farm Equipment.

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Tue
27
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The Cordell Chamber of Commerce Yard of the Week was presented to Jim and Virginia Evetts, 137 West Tahoe.

The Cordell Chamber of Commerce Yard of the Week was presented to Jim and Virginia Evetts, 137 West Tahoe.

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Tue
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Donors Save Lives

Tomorrow, Thursday, June 29, is when you can save three lives!

The Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) blood drive sponsored by Cordell Memorial Hospital will be held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center.

In addition to the satisfaction of knowing they are saving lives, donors will also receive a free pass for two to the Oklahoma City Zoo and a T-shirt featuring the zoo’s majestic bison.

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Tue
20
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The Cordell Chamber Yard of the Week

The Cordell Chamber Yard of the Week was awarded to Wanda Rizzi, 200 South Middle, who has her house all decked out for Independence Day.

 

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Tue
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Flames engulfed the former restaurant

On Monday, June 19, 2017, flames engulfed the former restaurant located at 106 West Highway 152 in Dill City. The cause of the fire at the building, which was serving as the residence of Tiffany Garganeous and her son Andy, was still under investigation at press time on Tuesday, but Dill City Fire Chief John Wison said he believed it would be declared a total loss.

 

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