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State Representative hopes to change corrections system and update SQ780

October 18, 2021 | Headlines

OKLAHOMA CITY – Rep. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, plans to draft legislation for next year that would completely change Oklahoma’s criminal justice system. He said his move to a community-based treatment model would better hold repeat offenders accountable for their actions while getting more appropriate help to those dealing with substance abuse and addiction or mental health issues.

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City of Ponca City Oklahoma

Minutes to the Ponca City Oct. 11 Commission meeting

October 14, 2021 | Headlines

PONCA CITY — The Ponca City Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Oct. 11.  Mayor Homer Nicholson called the meeting to order, which was followed by the pledge of allegiance.  Commissioner Rob Bodick, Commissioner Lanita Chapman, and Commissioner Paul Taylor were present.  Commissioner Shasta Scott was absent.

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Ponca City Public Schools

Lost savings bond found and on its way to owner

October 13, 2021 | Headlines

Submitted By KRISTI HAYES | PCPS Public Information

PONCA CITY  — Bryan Frye, a 1994 graduate of Ponca City High School, entered an art contest when he was in junior high and won. His prize was a $100 U.S. Savings Bond. The bond was misplaced somehow and years later will find its way back to the rightful owner.

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Ponca City Public Schools

Ponca City voters pass school bond issue

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Submitted By KRISTI HAYES | PCPS Public Information

PONCA CITY — Ponca City voters passed a $49.7 million bond project on Tuesday with an almost 81 percent pass rate. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, unofficial results from the Oklahoma Election Board shows the project passed by a vote of 1,494 (80.98 percent) to 351 (19.02 percent).

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