Columns/Opinions

CBA Plans 2021 Move

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Corn Bible Academy is excited and pleased to announce that it has secured financing that will allow it to complete its 50,000 square foot school building in Clinton in 2021. CBA, which is currently located in Corn, has been in existence since 1902, but believes that the time is right to complete the move to Clinton where it will be better positioned to serve families along the I-40 corridor.

Swim Club Challenge Started at SWOSU

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Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s pool has new hours, and a new challenge has been started on the Weatherford campus. Paul Hummel, instructor in the SWOSU Parks and Recreation Department, said 100- and 200-mile swim clubs have been started.

Five SWOSU Students Each Win $1,000 Scholarships

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Five SWOSU students each won $1,000 scholarships at the recent “Bulldog Strong” event held in Weatherford Towne Centre. Winners were: Abigail Garcia – Elk City Ryan Horn – Buffalo Sabrina Hughbanks - Alva James Ivy - Cordell Abby Love – Yukon The scholarships were made possible by the SWOSU Foundation, Inc.

Flashbacks

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September 6 1995 Company Explores Possible Apartments for Cordell Square Housing Designed for Senior Citizens An Oklahoma based company, which specializes in affordable housing for senior citizens, is currently testing the waters in the hopes of opening 20 to 24 apartments on the downtown square in Cordell. Kenneth Smith, owner of South Ridge Apartments Company, is doing a market survey to see if the project is feasible and the $230 apartments could be filled.

2020 Washita County Fair Results

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Swine Show Berk: Champion & 1st Place Luke Rozell Chester: Champion & 1st Place Aubbri Johnston Hamp: Class 1 Grand Champion, Champion & 1st Place Luke Rozell; Class 2 Reserve Champion & 1st Place Luke Rozell Spot: Champion and 1st Place Blade Baldonado Cross: Class 1 Reserve Champion & 1st Place Blade Baldonado; Class 2 Reserve Grand Champion, Champion & 1st Place Aubbri Johnston; Class 3 1st Place Luke Rozell Goat Show Doe: Class 1 Grand Champion, Champion & 1st Place Aubrey Sturgeon; Class 2 Reserve Grand Champion, Reserve Champion & 1st Place Brett Sturgeon Wether: Grand Champion, Champion & 1st Place Evely Veloz; Reserve Grand Champion, Reserve Champion & 2nd Place Colin Walters Sheep Show Breeding Sheep: Shrop: Champion & 1st Place Kaylin Holt Hamp: Class 1 1st Place Kaylin Holt; Class 2 1st Place Braxton Holt; Class 3 Reserve Champion & 1st Place Kaylin Holt and 2nd Place Keegan Holt; Class 4 Grand Champion, Champion & 1st Place Kinley Pruett and 2nd Place Keegan Holt; Class 5 1st Place Keegan Holt Natural: Reserve Grand Champ, Champion & 1st Place Clay Randall and Reserve Champion & 2nd Place Jacob Baker Cross: Class 1 Champion & 1st Place Hazen Pruett and Reserve Champion & 2nd Place Jacob Baker; Class 2 1st Place Zada Baker Market Sheep Southdown: Champion & 1st Place Ryder Callahan Shrop: Class 1 1st Place Kaylin Holt; Class 2 Reserve Champion & 1st Place Jacob Baker and 2nd Place Karlee Callahan; Class 3 Champion & 1st Place Jessica Briggs Speckle: Class 1 Champion & 1st Place Kaylin Holt; Class 2 Reserve Champion & 1st Place Keegan Holt Hamp: Class 1 1st Place Kaylin Holt; Class 2 1st Place Ryder Callahan and 2nd Place Kaylin Holt; Class 3 Grand Champion, Champion & 1st Place Kinley Pruett and 2nd Place Zada Baker; Class 4 1st Place Keegan Holt; Class 5 Reserve Champion & 1st Place Jessica Briggs Suffolk: Champion & 1st Place Zada Baker Cross: Class 1 Reserve Grand Champion, Champion & 1st Place Clay Randall; Class 2 Reserve Champ. & 1st Place Jacob Baker Beef Show Heifer: Angus: Champion & 1st Place Denton Cook Red Angus: Reserve Grand Champion, Champion & 1st Place Brett Sturgeon Chianina: Grand Champion, Champion & 1st Place Carson Hogue Maine: Champion & 1st Place Keegan Holt Maintainer: Champion & 1st Place Denton Cook Shorthorn: Champion & 1st Place Josh Wilson Shorthorn +: Champion & 1st Place Joe Wilson Steers: Angus: Grand Champion, Champion & 1st Place Bentlee Lester Chi: Champion & 1st Place Keegan Holt Maine: Champion & 1st Place Denton Cook Shorthorn: Reserve Champion, Champion and 1st Place Aubrey Sturgeon Cross: Champion and 1st Place Bentlee Les-.

New Book Highlights Kansas’s Cold War Role

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According to Oklahoma history professor Landry Brewer, Kansas played an outsized role in the Cold War, when civilization’s survival hung in the balance. In his book Cold War In his book Cold War Kansas, published August 24 by Arcadia Publishing/The History Press, Brewer tells the fascinating story of highest-level national strategy and how everyday Kansans lived with threats to their way of life.

Safety is key when canning food at home

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Many gardeners across the state are finding themselves with excess fresh fruits and vegetables. Although the family can consume a fair amount of the garden bounty before it spoils, canning that food is a great way to reduce waste and preserve that summer-fresh taste all year long.

Russell Says Cordell Real Estate Market Is Good

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The real estate market in the Cordell and Washita County area is healthy right now, a local real estate agent believes. Michelle Russell, who owns and operates Triple R Realty in Cordell, this week described the market “as pretty healthy and doing really well.” Russell stated, “It’s a buyer’s market right now.