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Church To Present Pipe Organ Concert

The First Osage Baptist Church in Fairfax plans to revive it’s pipe organ with the presentation of a concert and...

Spring Gospel Meeting Begins Sunday, April 30

The Hartford Avenue Church of Christ will host their Spring Gospel Meeting beginning Sunday morning, April 30 through Wednesday evening,...

Church Briefs 2017-04-28

Church Fundraiser First United Methodist Church, 120 Eaton Ave., Braman, will host a homemade Mexican Fiesta Dinner fundraiser on Friday,...

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...


Ottaway Carnival Leaving After Friday night

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Severe Storms Possible

NORMAN (AP) — Severe thunderstorms with possible tornadoes are forecast from the Plains states to the Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee Valley regions. The National Weather...

Weekend Happenings 2017-04-28

Weekend events in the Ponca City area. Friday Ottaway Carnival will open at 6 p.m. at the 101 rodeo grounds, weather permitting. Karaoke for Babies...

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Nearly News

Nearly News 2017-04-27

An advertisement on Wednesday in The Ponca City News for First Lutheran School had the incorrect date. Friendship Sunday at First Lutheran will be held on Sunday, April 30. A Sunday School hour brunch begins at 9:30 a.m. and the worship service at 10:45 a.m.

Nearly News 2017-04-26

Have an old family quilt in the closet that you’re not quite sure how to take care of? Make plans to attend a care and conservation of heirloom quilts presentation with Elsie M. Campbell on Saturday, April 29 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Pioneer Woman Museum. For additional information, call 765-6108.

Business

Opening Soon

FFO Home Opening Set Friday

By LOUISE ABERCROMBIE News Business Editor A new retail place of business has moved into the building on North Fourteenth Street which Hastings bookstore recently vacated. The new business is FFO Home, which will bring...

Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse Now Open for Business

Now open is the Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, 702 South Third, in the old Rock Island Depot. This new cozy place, operated by Audra Bailey is open 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. In...

House Passes Bill Naming B.A. Bridge In Honor of the Late Rep. Brumbaugh

OKLAHOMA CITY — State Rep. Steve Vaughan offered an amendment to a bill that would honor the late state Rep. David Brumbaugh (R-Broken Arrow), who passed away unexpectedly. Vaughan’s amendment to Senate Bill 642, by...

Education

Phillips 66 Grant Gives Students Hands-on STEM Science Kits

Ponca City Public Schools has received a $30,000 grant from Phillips 66. The purpose of the grant is to support...

Jill Harmon Receives 2017 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award

Jill Harmon, Business Instructor at Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa, has been named a regional recipient of the 2017 Accreditation Council...

Ponca City High School Chamber Strings Will Present Concert

The Ponca City High School Chamber Strings will take to the stage to present their Spring Concert on Tuesday night,...

Story Submission Information

To submit education stories or pictures for publication, email them to education@poncacitynews.com. For questions call Kay Bojorquez at 580-765-3311.

Noc Tonkawa Nurses Pinning Set For May 6

The Northern Oklahoma College Stillwater Nursing Class of 2017 will receive their nursing pins from family members or friends in...