Processing Ballots

ELECTION BOARD staff members Lacie Holman, left and Kaylin Pameticky work to process absentee ballots requested for the Aug. 28 primary runoff electio… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Court Date Set in Robbery Case



NEWKIRK — An initial appearance is set for Christopher Kyle Pemberton, 24, Ponca City, in Kay County District Court on Friday, July 13.Pemberton is fa… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Concert Hall Tiles

EXTERIOR TILES are affixed to the new Ponca City Schools Concert Hall under construction on East Overbrook Avenue at North 5th Street as shown Wednesd… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Repairs Needed

WATER DEPARTMENT crew members use brute strength to turn off water to an eight-inch water main which broke early Wednesday, July 11, 2018 along East B… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Upcoming Free Movies at the Poncan Theater



For the 13th summer in a row, you enjoy FREE TUESDAY movies extending through August 7 at the historic Poncan Theater, continuing a long tradition for the youth of Ponca City. Movie times are 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 7 p.m. every Tuesday all summer long. Coming up in July: July 10 — Diary of a Whimpy Kid: Young Greg […]

Area Calendar 2018-07-11



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 […]

MLB All-Star Game Isn’t What It Once Was



By DAVID MILLER News Sports Writer One of the prices a person pays in growing older, it seems, is that events that happen in this day and age are never as glamorous as the same event seemed to have been many years ago. In case that statement lacks in clarity, let me pose an example—the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. […]

Ponca Citian Named To Lead Oklahoma Daughers of the American Revolution



The celebration of a past century and the future century of the Ponca City DAR will come full circle on Saturday, July 21, when Lelia Sue Suthers Allen will become the first Ponca Citian to lead the Oklahoma Daughters of the American Revolution. As the new Oklahoma State DAR Regent, Allen’s inaugural celebration for the 2018-2020 term will take place […]

Looking Up In The Sky



Look up in the Sky – It is… Oh my, it has been an interesting couple of weeks for the astronomers and astrophysicists. And, as summer progresses, there are going to be a couple of sky-watching events that you won’t want to miss. On July 2, Miriam Keppler (a great name for an astronomer, as Keppler is an alternate spelling […]

Blakeslee Delivers Presentation On Lost City Etzanoa at Cowley College



ARKANSAS CITY — Wichita State University Anthropologist Dr. Donald Blakeslee, who helped uncover the long-lost city of Etzanoa, gave a presentation on his findings Wednesday, June 27, in Cowley College’s Earle N. Wright Community Room. The Etzanoa settlement, estimated at 20,000 people, considered by archaeologists as the second-largest — if not the largest — urban center built by Native Americans […]


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