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The seventh and eighth grade bands of West and East Middle Schools will take to the stage Thursday, February 20, 2020 for their annual Pre-District Band Concert. The program will begin at 7 p.m. in the Ponca City School Concert Hall with admission free of charge. Under the direction of Andrew Orr (7th Grade Band) and Connor Pratt (8th Grade Band), the bands plan to take audience members on a tour of each group’s musical preparation in their journey to OSSAA District Band Contest. In addition to performing two musical selections, each band will also give listeners a glimpse at these students’ incredible aptitude to learn music by publicly sight reading brand new pieces of music never before seen by students or directors. The next performance for both bands will be at OSSAA District Band Contest in Cushing on March 11, 2020.
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Theft --- At 7:34 a.m. Friday a subject in the 700 block of McFadden reported her grandson stole some quarters and crawled through the window. An officer responded and advised the grandmother didn't want to press charges but wanted the quarters back.
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DUANE HUNT, volunteer tax counselor, prepares an income tax return at the Ponca City Library. This free service is provided Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., now until April 15. Services are provided on a first come, first service basis. Taxpayers are encouraged to bring a photo ID, social security card or their social security income statement, any W-2 income statements, 1099-R retirement income statements, 1099 interest and dividend statements, final brokerage statement, and any other 2019 tax documents. Taxpayers are also asked to bring their 2018 tax return to assist tax preparers in the event of any issues with their return. This free service has been offered more than 50 years by the IRS and the foundation arm of AARP.