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Cordell Council Holds First July Meeting

In their meeting held on Monday, July 3, 2017, members of the Cordell City Council were scheduled to hear reports from the mayor, city administrator and various city departments.

They were scheduled to discuss and possibly vote on the following items:

• Minutes of the June 19, 2017, regular meeting

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Cordell Hospital Hires Downs As Chief Operating Officer

Cordell Memorial Hospital (CMH) has hired longtime educator Kenny Downs as Chief Operating Officer.

Downs has worked for CMH since June 2015 where he has served as Accounts Payable Manager, Safety Officer and Purchasing Director.

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Bud Canterberry

Bud Canterberry is the City of Cordell employee of the month for July. He has been with the City water department for 15 years and has lived in Cordell for most of his life. 

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The Cordell square

People gathered along the streets, on the corners, and in windows of buildings around the Cordell square on Saturday, July 1, 2017, to watch the parade as area residents and visitors celebrated Founder’s Day.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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