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Utility rate increase brings town more money

The town’s financial consultant said February’s cash flow was good. This was the first month of the utility rate increase. $187,000 dollars was used for sewer improvements and the account for that is almost drained, $1,857 dollars was spent on street repairs, and sales tax revenue is low. The consultant said sales tax revenue will likely continue decrease because of COVID-19.

Sanders Passes Bill Tightening DUI Offenders Participation in Victims’ Impact Panels

Sanders Passes Bill Tightening DUI Offenders Participation in Victims’ Impact Panels

House Majority Leader Mike Sanders (R-Kingfisher) today passed a bill in the Oklahoma House of Representatives that would strengthen the role of victims’ impact panels in helping to stop driving under the influence (DUI) offenses in Oklahoma and to reduce the number of repeat offenders.

Hannah Nease presents Teach and Train FCCLA STAR Event to local Kiwanis
Hannah Nease presents Teach and Train FCCLA STAR Event to local Kiwanis

Hannah Nease presents Teach and Train FCCLA STAR Event to local Kiwanis

On Jan. 8, 2020 Hannah Nease started her FCCLA STAR event research with an interview with Kindergarten teacher and job shadow, Mrs. Penner from Okeene Elementary School. For the next weeks, Hannah used this information to form a group of lesson plans and on Jan. 23rd, Hannah spent 3 hours in the Kindergarten room putting her plans into actions.

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