Celebrate Christmas in the Village at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center



ENID — Visit the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center on Friday, December 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. for Christmas in the Village. Families will be enchanted by the Heritage Center’s beautifully adorned Humphrey Heritage Village, decorated for a Victorian Christmas. Visitors will escape to a simpler time and experience Christmas in the Cherokee Outlet as it was more than […]

Volunteer Organization Giving a Helping Holiday Hand



Volunteers and donations are needed for Santa’s Cause, an all-volunteer organization providing anonymous last minute response to children’s letters to Santa that would otherwise go unanswered. Santa’s Cause Too is a nonprofit reaching out to families who need last minute services due to unforeseen circumstances. “We want to make sure all kids are excited on Christmas Eve,” said a group […]

Ponca City’s Lighted Festival of Angels Opens Tonight at Lake Ponca Park



Each holiday season the Festival of Angels, a nonprofit organization operated by volunteers and donations, sets in place thousands of twinkling lights for the public to enjoy during the holidays. Ponca City is home to this fabulous lighting festival. Displays cover the south Lake Ponca Park playground and pond area creating a fantasy land of holiday entertainment to experience. In […]

Pawnee Festival of Lights Set For Saturday



PAWNEE — Pawnee’s annual Festival of Lights Christmas Parade kicks off Saturday, November 25, at 5:30 p.m., with a grand entry by Santa Clause aboard Pawnee’s big red fire engine. “Santa will be dropped off at the Buffalo Theater to visit with children and hear their requests for Christmas,” according to Tom Briggs, manager of the Pawnee Chamber of Commerce. […]

Area Calendar 2017-11-22



Every Day Principles Before Personalities, Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Harmony House upstairs (use south entrance by parking lot). Twice a Month Friday or Saturday Christian Singles Group meets twice a month, for more information on time and place, call 763-5945 or 762-1295. Every Sunday Flea Market At VFW, 6 a.m.-2 p.m., VFW Post, 3001 East Prospect, Ponca City, Vendor Spaces […]

Chamber Sets Early December Ribbon Cuttings



With November winding down, it is time to look at the Ponca City Area Chamber of Commerce’s December ribbon cuttings calendar. The events calendar in… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Phillips 66 Turnaround Training Met



The Pioneer Technology Center (PTC) Safety Training Center taught an estimated 1,683 individuals over the course of four weeks, during the turnaround … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Weekly TOPS Meeting Held



The Thursday morning chapter of TOPS OK #0725 met on Nov. 16, 2017 at the First Presbyterian Church with weigh in starting at 8:45 a.m. The meeting st… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Football on Thanksgiving Has Long History



By DAVID MILLER News Sports EditorSClB“Isn’t there a football game on TV?” someone usually asks after the Thanksgiving Day table is cleared and some (usually men) move to somewhere else in the house. And the annual ritual of watching some football on the day set aside to give thanks begins. My connection with Thanksgiving and football goes way back to […]

Chemistry Is Served



This time of year seems to be filled with various culinary temptations. And, beginning with the big feast day tomorrow, Thanksgiving, it seems that it will be all about the food. From appetizer to dessert, there is a great deal of chemistry and physics occurring so that the food will have just the right texture, just the right color, and […]


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