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Send us photos of your creative or cool masks

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It’s now mandatory to wear a mask in Cordell, per city ordinance. Why not take advantage of that and win a prize sponsored by West Okie Boutique? The Cordell Beacon’s December photo contest is on creative and cool face masks.

NEWS IN BRIEF

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Chamber hosting Santa Thursday night on Facebook Live The Cordell Chamber of Commerce will host Santa Claus live on its Facebook page at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Guess Where?

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How well do you know Washita County? Here’s a partial photo of something pretty recognizable. HINT: This photo was taken in the southern part of Washita County. Guess what it is and where it was taken. Send your guess to us at editor@cordellbeacon.com or call us at 580-832-3333.

State brings free ‘Surge’ COVID-19 testing to the area

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The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – in a public-private partnership with eTrue-North and state and local officials – will bring free COVID-19 testing to Oklahoma through Dec. 19.

True heroes

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Cordell Christian Home staff members continue their brave battle to provide care for their residents in the face of the pandemic. They were greeted by this sign of appreciation when they arrived for work last week.

AFTER THE STORM

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Ominous clouds hover over part of Cordell after a Wednesday afternoon thunderstorm last week. The storm was brief, and left magnificent rainbows over the city. The National Weather Service said the Cordell area received about 1 inch of rain of the past week.