Recently, a couple of friends have expressed an interest in what might become of the $4 million-plus of insurance recoveries in the hands of the Chickasha School District. If they don’t know, I suspect many of you do not know either.
A better question would be, “What became of those funds?” Because that money is substantially gone, and I believe your readers (and taxpayers) will take some interest in reading the breakdown of what for and where it went. Further, I firmly believe such revelation should come from your school system – both members and administration.
It comes to mind that since a significant portion of those funds went for fixed assets; why was this money not used for the early childhood school (thus relieving the taxpayers of that much of the $20 million debt recently passed)?
And on that subject, would someone please reveal the amount of the non-competitive fees associated with that $20 million bond issue? No, strike “please.” I insist you publish those fees.
Homer H. Hulme
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The Chickasha Area Arts Council (CAAC) Directors and the Rock Island Arts Festival 2010 (RIAF) Committee, which was chaired this year by Candice Staats, would like to 'THANK YOU' for your generous support of the 2nd Annual 'Arts Festival'! It was a wonderful, fun-filled and entertaining event for the whole community.
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I would like to take this opportunity to thank District Attorney Bret Burns and Chickasha Police Chief Lynn Williams for going above and beyond their job descriptions to help me with a situation that recently occurred at Ninnekah High School.
Chickasha Police Chief Lynn Williams helped in a matter that occurred in the Chickasha city limits, but affected Ninnekah School. I appreciate his assistance. The Chickasha School District is extremely lucky to have a police chief who will go the extra mile to support education and student safety.
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