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Explorers Bible Study Pre-enrollment

Explorers Interdenominational Women’s Fall Bible study on the Gospel of John pre-enrollment will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April...

Church Briefs 2017-04-14

Reverend Leaving Rev. James A. Riggs has announced that he is leaving St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1904 Pecan. In...

Albright UMC Will Host Three Events Easter Weekend

Albright United Methodist Church has three events scheduled for Easter weekend. They will hold a Good Friday Service on April...

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Many Easter Services Planned

Easter Services Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2800 Turner, will hold Lenten services each Wednesday at 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday,...


Accident Injures Three

New Driveway for Home

Schools Forced to Make Budget Cuts

Due to additional state budget cuts in education, Kay County public school districts are forced to make difficult decisions, resulting in the elimination of positions,...

Taking Flight

Storms in State’s Forecast

NORMAN (AP) — Forecasters say severe storms packing large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes are possible throughout much of Oklahoma and the surrounding region by...

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Edwin Fair Community Health Center invites children in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade to enter the annual MayFest Coloring Contest. To enter, students are asked to come by the center, 1500 North Sixth Street. Students may also print the picture and rules online at www.edwinfair.com. The contest will have three different grade levels this year with first, second and third prizes […]

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A scheduled appearance on April 25 by Ree Drummond for a book signing at Brace Books and More has been postponed to a later date.

Business

Upcoming Events 2017-04-19

Leadership Graduation The 31st Ponca City Leadership Class graduation will be on Thursday, May 4th starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Carolyn Renfro Event Center. Cost is $25 per person. To RSVP phone the Chamber...

Pitch-Off Plan Designed To Help Small Business Seeking Diversity

Ponca City Development Authority (PCDA) and Pioneer Technology Center are partnering again this year to host the Ponca City Business Plan Competition and Pitch-off. This competition is specifically designed for small businesses wanting to diversify,...

Girl Power Gets Into Workforce

Editor’s Note: This story comes from Liz Pershing of PoncaWorks. During the summer of 2015, PoncaWorks, a program of the Ponca City Development Authority, ventured into the world of workforce development through career pathways with...

Underground Utilities Near Airport Industrial Park Gets PCDA Approval

By LOUISE ABERCROMBIE News Business Editor Approval was given by the Trustees of the Ponca City Development Authority at the April meeting to pay the City of Ponca City to move the utilities near the...

Education

‘WILD Week’ At Po-Hi Starts Monday

The Ponca City High School Student Council is holding their first philanthropy week, WILD Week, Monday April 24 through Saturday...

Po-Hi Band Earns High Marks at State Contest

The Po-Hi Band earned a 1, or superior, in sight reading and a 2, or excellent, in concert competition at...

Po-Hi Senior String Bassist, Macy Willett, Will Give Recital This Sunday

Macy Willett, senior string bassist in the Ponca City High School Orchestra, will give a senior string bass recital on...

Pre-K To Host ‘Summer Splash’ On Monday

Ponca City School’s Washington PreK Center will host an event to help families coordinate summer activities for school aged children....

NOC Students Recognized For Academic Excellence, Leadership And Service

The Oklahoma Council of Two-Year College Presidents and the Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges (OACC) named 39 students to the...