Wesner elected to national post

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.

Virus numbers continue climb

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.

Deadline to Request Absentee Ballots Nears

Less than a week remains for registered voters in Washita County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the November 3 General Election, County Election Board Secretary Leah Jones said today. Applications for absentee ballots must be received by the County Election Board no later than 5 p.m.