Fishing Buddies

FISHING BUDDIES drop lines early today in a pond at the Lake Ponca Park. Four-year-old Slaiton Holloway is guided by experienced fisherman Dawson Prit… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Resurfacing Project Continues

HOT ASPHALT is applied Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 as work moves forward on the resurfacing of South Avenue from First Street to Thirteenth Street. Traffi… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Area Calendar 2018-08-01



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 […]

Appreciating The Pioneers Of Women In Sports



By DAVID MILLER News Sports Writer Saturday The Associated Press carried a story about Wendy Tuck that caught my eye and while reading what they had to say about Ms. Tuck, I was inspired to sit down and write this piece. In case you don’t know who Wendy Tuck might be, you aren’t alone. Before reading the short news story […]

Ralston to Hold its 73rd Annual Labor Day Celebration Sept. 1-3



RALSTON ­— The small town of Ralston will be holding its annual Labor Day Festival from September 1-3, 2018. Beginning in 1945, the town has continued this celebration for 73 years. Founded in 1894, the small town of Ralston is on the Arkansas River in northcentral Oklahoma. The three-day event is full of family-oriented activities and includes a car show, […]

Significant Women in Oklahoma Agriculture Highlights Stephens County’s Jerri Wilson



By BRYAN PAINTER OK Dept. of Agriculture LOCO — Cattle and horses over people. Jerri Wilson, raised near Duncan in southern Oklahoma, made that choice about the time she was still shedding baby teeth. Horseback at every opportunity, Wilson would carry her lunch around in her saddle bags. Why? “If it was even mentioned about going to town,” she said, […]

Bringing Experience to Cowley Agriculture Program



ARKANSAS CITY — Looking for someone with a vast amount of experience to lead Cowley College’s new Agriculture program at its Sumner Campus, the college found that individual in Buddy Curry. Curry has taught and coached on both the community college and university level from Texas to Kansas. He has received numerous awards including Livestock Judging Coach of the Year, […]

All About Science – Geology Versus Geography



Have you ever taken a moment to think about how we classify the topics in school? You know: How is a topic covered under math, science, history, reading, etc.? Recently, a discussion came up about the topical area of geography, and whether or not it would be classified under the general topic of science. The first part of the discussion […]

Library Holds Crazy Days Book Sale Running Through Monday



The Friends of the Ponca City Library are having a book sale in support of the Crazy Days this August. This sale will run from Monday, July 30, through Monday, August 6. The price of books will be $2 for a brown bag full. For each bag purchased you can get another full bag free. Since a brown bag can […]

Flickinger Receives Awards From Mark Arts/Mary R. Koch Arts Center



ARKANSAS CITY — Mark Flickinger, Cowley College Visual and Performing Arts Department Chair, continued to add to his long list of accomplishments as he recently had two of his oil paintings receive awards during the Oil Painting National Invitational held at the Mark Arts/Mary R. Koch Arts Center in Wichita, Kansas. Flickinger’s oil painting Niagara from the Canadian Side placed […]


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