Virus numbers continue climb

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The number of people in Washita County testing positive for COVID-19 rose again some during the past week, the Oklahoma State Health Department reported. The total number testing positive in the county is now 181.

Wesner elected to national post

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Cordell native Brett Wesner, president of Wesner Publications in Cordell, was recently elected chair of the National Newspaper Association during the association’s 134th annual meeting. He had been treasurer.

Jaicee Drinnon has been named to the Canute Public Schools Wall of Fame

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Jaicee Drinnon has been named to the Canute Public Schools Wall of Fame. Jaicee was born in March of 2006 in Elk City. She is the daughter of Chris and Jill Drinnon. She has two younger brothers, Vincent and Hayze Drinnon. Jaicee is currently a Freshman at Canute Public Schools. She enjoys playing basketball. She also likes spending time with family and friends. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The Cordell High School

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The Cordell High School FFA clay sporting team qualified for the state shoot. Pictured are, from left to right, Raydon Kuehne, Brady Reimer, Carlie Banks, Thomas Reimer, Danny Schmidt and FFA Advisor Tiffany Taton. PHOTO BY NIKKI KUEHNE

Births

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Eric and Amanda (Maxedon) Hamilton of Oklahoma City announce the birth of their daughter, Eleanor Katherine Hamilton, on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, 7 p.m. at Integris Hospital, Oklahoma City. Eleanor weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long. Eleanor is the granddaughter of former Cordell residents, Lynn and Debbie Hamilton now of Edmond, and Don and Cathy Maxedon of Yukon. Her great-grandparents included the late(s) Lyndel and Vanetta Hamilton, Cordell, OK; Lawrence and Geneva Thompson, Apache, OK; AV and Joyce Lee, Laurel, MS; and Ray and Betty Maxedon, Columbia, TN.

Burns Flat-Dill City Cross Country

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Burns Flat-Dill City Cross Country went to the Hobart Cross Country Invitational on Oct. 17. The JH boys and girls teams placed first. BFDC JH Girls team: Faith Schneberger, Sienna Garcia, Evangelene Denny, Addison Moore and Jaiden Crotts. BFDC JH Boys Team: Ezra Denny, Ezekial Denny, Dorian Rascon, Tate Uecke, Edgar Baez, Korbin Perriman, Joseph Plaza, Alex Harrison, Ashton Elmore, Braden Webb, Casen Kauk and Isiah Lucero. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
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