Cordell Youth Gives Birthday Money to Fire Department

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An 11-year-old Cordell girl flipped the switch on her birthday and decided to give a present. Alee Syfert, daughter of Heath and Lena Syfert, pooled up the money she’d been

Five Things To Know About Virtual School Funding

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Oklahoma lawmakers have 133 million reasons to examine virtual charter school funding. That is the number of state taxpayer dollars expected to flow to the state’s five statewide online schools

CPS To Host Title I Meeting

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Cordell Public Schools will have a Title Meeting Monday, September 30th at 3:30 p.m. The Title I meeting will take place in the Cordell High School Library Media Center, which

Washita County Man Arrested On Drug-Related Charges

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Jeremy Ian Poos, a resident of rural Washita County, could be facing life in prison following his Sept. 10, 2019, arrest on drug and weapons charges. Poos has been charged

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Larry Dean Holman passed away Sept. 10, 2019, at home with his sister Tonjua and niece Suzzi by his side, who were his caregivers for the last years of his

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Arlye Don Adams was born April 5, 1922 in Lockney, Texas to parents Homer and Harmon Adams. He went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 29, 2019, at

Theater Operators Address Council Concerns In Letter

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During Monday’s meeting of the New Cordell City Council, council members were given a letter sent by Karrie Kiehn-Varner regarding the operation of the Washita Theatre. The letter was in

Abatement Costs To Be Added To Utility Bills

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The New Cordell City Council voted Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, to adopt a new ordinance that would allow the city to add the cost of abatement to the utility bill

Cordell Schools Parent-Teacher Conferences Set For Sept. 19

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Cordell schools will hold Parent-Teacher conferences on Thursday, September 19th from 3:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Parents of Cordell Elementary students may contact the elementary office at 580-832-3420, extension 402,

Theater Operators Address Council Concerns In Letter

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During Monday’s meeting of the New Cordell City Council, council members were given a letter sent by Karrie Kiehn-Varner regarding the operation of the Washita Theatre. The letter was in

Abatement Costs To Be Added To Utility Bills

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The New Cordell City Council voted Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, to adopt a new ordinance that would allow the city to add the cost of abatement to the utility bill
Alee Syfert, left, presented a check for $300 to Jason Dudgeon with the Cordell Fire Department. Photo courtesy of Jason Dudgeon.

Cordell Youth Gives Birthday Money to Fire Department

An 11-year-old Cordell girl flipped the switch on her birthday and decided to give a present. Alee Syfert, daughter of Heath and Lena Syfert, pooled up the money she’d been given as birthday presents and donated it all, $300, to the Cordell Fire Department. Alee’s father, Heath, is a volunteer…

Equity Bank Hosts Pet Adoption Event

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Working with the Cordell Animal Shelter Project (CASP), the Cordell branch of Equity Bank hosted a pet adoption event Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. At the end of the day, five

Cordell Schools Parent-Teacher Conferences Set For Sept. 19

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Cordell schools will hold Parent-Teacher conferences on Thursday, September 19th from 3:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Parents of Cordell Elementary students may contact the elementary office at 580-832-3420, extension 402,

Blue Devils Fall To Rush Springs In Defensive Showdown

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With the majority of his injured starters back on the field, Coach Zane Trammell’s Blue Devils hosted the Redskins of Rush Springs in Cordell’s best defensive showing of the young

Lady Blue Devils Cap Busy Week At Snyder Tourney

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The Cordell Lady Blue Devils had a busy week last week, ending at the Snyder Tournament Thursday evening. The girls wrapped up the six-game week on the road with a