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Local schools tout program that helps test preparation

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Two Canadian County elementary schools got some great news in the form of state report cards.

Calumet Elementary received an A and Darlington Elementary received a B. These schools are two of 66 schools that have received top grades in the report card issued by the Oklahoma State Department of Education. The report cards are based on state testing and student attendance.

Officials from both schools cited similar reasons for the students success.

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Water views

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El Reno issued 125 permits for new housing in 2019, with 17 of those coming in December. Construction is under way at Crimson Lake Estates, a new development taking shape
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Gov. Stitt to serve as keynote speaker at El Reno Now banquet

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El Reno Now is starting off the year with an awards-type banquet aimed at celebrating the many successes found throughout the community. The event will feature Gov. Kevin Stitt as the keynote speaker.

On Jan. 16, state officials, public school leaders, community volunteers and citizens from all walks of life will meet at the Palace Event Center on Banner Road.

The banquet will bring the community together to look back at the accomplishments of 2019, as well as take a glimpse into the future, said the city of El Reno’s Heather Brothers.