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Missing woman last seen in Enid found safe at Kansas farm

ENID, Okla (KOKH) — A missing Wisconsin woman that had last been seen in Enid has been found safe in Kansas. Stephanie Wallace was found safe in Attica after a farmer reported a tip to the Enid Police Department. The farmer said a worker had brought Wallace with him to...
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Woman wanted in more than 20 fraud cases in Enid

Enid police say she is the suspect of more than 20 fraud cases and has been known to use a fake ID during her crimes. Enid News: 13-year-old injured in Enid hit-and-run accident. Anyone who can identify her is asked to call Enid Police at 580-242-7000. Track crime, special events,...
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School Districts Facing Teacher Shortages

Ponca City Public Schools, like countless other schools across Oklahoma, is facing a teaching shortage heading into the 2021-2022 school year. Superintendent Shelley Arrott addressed the issue to the board of education this week. Teacher retirement benefits are based on the three highest salary years. This year teachers completed the third year of higher salaries since the historic teacher pay raise that started during the 2018-2019 school year.
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Missing Wisconsin woman found safe in Kansas

ENID, Okla. — A missing Wisconsin woman who was last seen in Enid on June 5 was located safe in Kansas Thursday morning, June 17, 2021, according to the Enid Police Department. Stephanie Rene Wallace, 23, of Spring Green, Wisconsin, was found in Attica, Kan., after a farmer reported a...
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Learning to 'build up' downtown through upper-floor living

Enid has a lofty goal as it further pushes its downtown to new heights. Forty-two people from across Oklahoma learned the essential steps of upper-floor downtown living during Main Street’s two-day workshop at Stride Bank Center. Those both from and visiting Enid sat through several hours of scheduled sessions Tuesday...
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Enid’s free women’s clinic reopens its doors

ENID, Okla. – A free women’s clinic has reopened its doors to the Enid community after closing due to the coronavirus pandemic. The clinic closed early on in the pandemic but reinvigorated the program this summer with help from Oklahoma Woman Project, a program that connects providers to women in need. Run out of Enid Community Clinic at 1106 E. Broadway, the clinic provides free mammograms, pap smears and referrals to more advanced services to women without insurance.
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Majors, Plainsmen set for Connie Mack Qualifier

ENID, Okla. — The Connie Mack Regional Qualifier begins Thursday, June 16, 2021 at David Allen Memorial Ballpark, and the Enid Plainsmen and Enid Majors are preparing for their toughest tests of the season so far. Eight teams, including two from Wichita, Kan., will be playing in the qualifier, which...
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PTC Announces June Student of the Month

Candala Shenold is the Pioneer Technology Center (PTC) June Student of the Month. Shenold is an adult student from Ponca City and represents the Practical Nursing Program. Her instructor Michelle Tripp says, “Candala is a great role model and leader. She excels in her clinical opportunities and provides compassionate, competent, and quality care to patients.”
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City Approves Sales Tax Incentive for Retail Developer

ENID, OK - On Tuesday night, the City Commission approved a sales tax rebate incentive agreement with TLM Realty to bring a clothing store to Enid. The developer is eligible for a 2% sales tax rebate that will not exceed $1 million or 10 years, whichever comes first, to help offset the significant costs to renovate the remaining space in the former K-Mart building located at Garriott and Oakwood. The incentive was recommended by the Enid Regional Development Alliance (ERDA) Board of Directors last week.
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Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce recognizes community leaders with awards

ENID, Okla. — Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce honored several people who have impacted the community during its annual meeting and banquet Tuesday night. “We honored some great honorees and some very meaningful people to our community that have made an impact,” said Jason Turnbow, who took over as chairman of the board for the chamber’s 2021-22 year. “They’ve led by example for so many years and set the tone for what Enid is all about.”
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2016 Po-Hi grad completes Naval Academy

Body Nathaniel “Hawkeye” Huff, son of Betty and Jeff Hargraves of Ponca City, and Marcus and Lori Huff of Ten Sleep, Wyoming, graduated and was commissioned as an officer during the United States Naval Academy ceremony that was held in Annapolis, Maryland on May 28, 2021. Huff was a graduate...
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COVID-19 Rent/Mortgage & Utility Assistance Now Available

The City of Ponca City in partnership with New Emergency Resource Agency (NERA) has been approved for the Rent and Mortgage Assistance and Utility Assistance grant program made available by the CDBG CARES ACT through the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. The purpose of the CDBG CARES ACT Rent/Mortgage Assistance and...