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Teamwork for Tables at Po-Hi

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The staff at Ponca City High School would like to thank the hard-working team who contributed to the efforts to provide picnic tables at Po-Hi. A group of PCPS Maintenance Department workers delivered and set-up picnic tables on the south lawn for students to eat breakfast, lunch, and social distance.
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Everyday Cheapskate

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Solutions for Stains on Shirts and Windows From time to time, I reach into the proverbial “Everyday Cheapskate” mailbag and pull out a few of your questions to answer here. My goal is to select questions that will have wide appeal.
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Ponca City Chamber of Commerce continues to be there for the community

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2020 has been a tremendously difficult year for everyone, but the Ponca City Chamber of Commerce has kept active in helping out local businesses and being a leader in these uncertain times. Chamber plans for 2020 were radically altered, every other year the Chamber does a fundraiser, but this year was one without a fundraiser and instead was to be focused on maintaining and growing membership.
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Social Security and You

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Trump and the Future of Social Security My inbox has been inundated with emails from worried senior citizens who tell me they have heard that President Donald Trump will end Social Security if he is reelected and that the trust funds will dry up in 2023 and all Social Security checks will stop going out. I can’t imagine the president has plans to end Social Security.
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PCPS Announces Wildcat of the Week Morgan Mays

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The Heather Cannon TWildcat of the Week for Week #1 of the 2020-2021 School Year is Po-Hi Junior, MORGAN MAYS. Superintendent Shelley Arrott reported, “I am so excited Morgan was named the first Wildcat of the Week for the 2020-2021 School Year. She is a proud, third-year member of the Big Blue Band; she loves music and also plays in the Jazz Band. I hear from good sources Morgan has never really been a morning person, but her dedication to band has her up early and out on the marching practice field every day. In addition to being a participant in band activities, she is enrolled in a rigorous academic schedule and is a member of the Mock Trial Team. In everything she does, Morgan gives her all by demonstrating a strong work-ethic. She never fails to focus on teamwork because she loves to help others succeed in order for the band to continually improve.”
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Lawmakers announce formation of bipartisan, bicameral Future Caucus

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma is now the 30th state in the nation to form a “Future Caucus” to find bipartisan solutions to issues that impact younger generations. The Future Caucus is a bipartisan, bicameral group of members age 45 and younger and will be co-chaired by Sen. Carri Hicks, D-Oklahoma City, John Michael Montgomery, R-Lawton, Rep. Ajay Pittman, D-Oklahoma City, and Rep. Judd Strom, R-Copan. The Future Caucus was announced at a press conference on the south steps of the Capitol on Tuesday.