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It Is Up To You

If you have been one of the Cordell residents who has voiced a complaint about how the city is run, then you should also be one of the residents who votes in the election scheduled to be held on Tuesday, November 6.

There are a number of state wide races on the ballot, as well as some that are for Washita County offices, but there is a big question on the ballot that directly affects Cordell.

 

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Trick Or Treat Night Is October 31

Ghosts, goblins and ghouls will be seen on the streets of Cordell on Wednesday, October 31, the night officially recognized for Trick or Treat.

According to Cordell Police Chief Brandon Rogers, Trick or Treat will begin at dusk and run until 10 p.m.

 

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Washita County Hosts CODA Meeting

On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, Washita County hosted the Southwest District County Officers and Deputies Association (CODA) Meeting.

Held at the Washita County Activity Center, it was the first time the meeting has been hosted by Washita County since 1996.

 

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CHS Blue Devils Tripped Up By Hobart Bearcats

The Cordell Blue Devils will look to get back on track to securing the final playoff spot in District A-2 this Friday night against the Hollis Tigers.

It was a game worth forgetting last Thursday night in Cordell as the Hobart Bearcats rolled to a 39-14 win over the Blue Devils.

 

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Phillip Leo Walters

Phillip Leo Walters, 81, of Foss, Oklahoma, passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side on October 16, 2018. Leo was born on March 25, 1937 to Henry Phillip and Myrtice O'Hara (Lauderdale) Walters. He grew up and attended school in Burns Flat, Oklahoma, graduating in 1955. After high school Leo attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University. He served in the United States Army as a Fire Direction Specialist and was stationed in Germany from July 25, 1956 to June 27, 1958. Upon returning home he met and married Agnes Mobley. They wed on October 30, 1959 in Elk City, Oklahoma. Leo worked for Shell Oil from 1959 to 1964, He owned and operated Walt's Auto Supply from 1965 to 1975. The store was located in Burns Flat and Altus, Oklahoma. In 1975 they moved back to the family farm. They farmed together until he retired in 2014.

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Emma Ella “Midge” Combs

Emma Ella “Midge” Combs, age 101, longtime resident of Sentinel, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the Cordell Christian Home in Cordell, Oklahoma. Midge was born July 12, 1917 near Gotebo, Oklahoma to Adam and Julia Leiphardt. She married Alva Combs on November 25, 1936, and they were married 55 years before Alva passed away in 1991. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sentinel, and enjoyed church trips to Branson, Missouri with her friends. Preceding Midge in death were her parents, Adam and Julia Leiphardt, husband Alva Combs, two sisters: Bertha Williamson and Rachel Mobley, and one brother Chester Leiphardt. Midge is survived by her sons: Alden Combs and wife Judy of Madill; Alvin D. Combs and wife Mary Linda of Sentinel.

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Ricky Lynn White

Ricky Lynn White was born on September 19, 1952. He entered into heaven on October 15, 2018. Rick was born to Leland and Geraldine White in Sentinel, Oklahoma. He was raised in Sentinel and graduated in 1970. Rick was a star track athlete and salutatorian of his graduating class. He graduated summa cum laude from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma with a business degree. Rick married his high school sweetheart, Delores Ann Yount, on May 25, 1973, in Sentinel, Oklahoma. They lived in the Oklahoma City area for two years while Rick was a bank examiner. They returned and made their home in Sentinel. Rick worked for over 40 years at the State Bank of Rocky and the Bank of Cordell until his retirement in August 2014. The majority of those 40 years were spent working with three of his best friends: Ernie, Becky, and Rita.

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Helen Rae Weese

Helen Rae Weese, 95-yearold resident of Cordell, Oklahoma, passed from this life on October 19, 2018. Helen was born on May 30, 1923 to Clay and Martha (Mc- Clain) Cocannouer in Watonga, Oklahoma. Helen attended school at Watonga, before going on to earn her GED. As a young woman during World War II, Helen moved to Seattle, Washington, for three years and worked at the Boeing plant putting decals on the instrument panels on B-29 airplanes. Following this, Helen went on to attend nursing school at the Frank Phillips College, where she earned her certificate as an LPN. On August 17, 1947, Helen was married to Buford (Pete) Weese, Sr. in El Reno, Oklahoma. To this union were born two sons, Buford Weese, Jr and Geary Weese.

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Ona Louise Sappington

Ona Louise Sappington was born to Dallas Rudolph Williams and Hazel Irene Head Williams September 25, 1945 at Florence Hospital, Cordell Oklahoma. She passed from this life at Cordell Christian Home on October 14, 2018. Ona attended and graduated from Cordell Schools. On July 30, 1982, Ona and Lonnie Sappington were united in marriage at Wheeler, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dallas and Hazel Williams; a bother, Tommy Williams; a son, Kyle Garrison. Ona is survived by her husband, Lonnie of the home; a brother, Vonnie Williams and wife, Elk City; four step children: Kendall Garrison and family, Amarillo, Texas; Byron Garrison and family, Lubbock, Texas; Donnie Sappington and wife Linda, Oklahoma City; Kimberly Coniglio and husband Mike, Norman, Oklahoma; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

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