Work Completed

FINAL TOUCH-UP paint is applied today to the new 132-foot high, 16-foot diameter, water tower at White Eagle. The structure is a substantial upgrade f… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

First Day of School

THE FIRST DAY of school in Ponca City today saw many younger students escorted by moms, dads or grandparents as shown here at Union Elementary where P… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Three Court Cases Sealed



BY SHARON ROWENNews Staff WriterNEWKIRK — A status docket is set for Sean Clayton Copple, 31, Ponca City in Kay County District Court., who is charged… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Local Racers Compete On National Stage

The boys are back. Three of Ponca City’s finest have just made the 12-hour drive back from Hurricane Mills, Tenn., where they raced all last week for national titles at the 37th annual AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships held each year at Loretta Lynn’s Dude Ranch. The thing about racing, is that it an individual sport. One racer wins outright, […]

Rittle Tackles Topics at Education Round Table



ARKANSAS CITY — For the third year consecutive year, Cowley College president Dr. Dennis C. Rittle was asked to join a panel of experts to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing education during an Education Round Table held Thursday, August 9 at the Wichita Business Journal. Along with Dr. Rittle, other panelists were former Cowley College vice president of academic […]

Grammy Winner To Perform at Cowley



ARKANSAS CITY — Multi-talented and Grammy award-winning musician Nick Stoppel will bring his talents to Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas City on Saturday, September 8. Stoppel will work with select vocal students in a master class setting from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and then perform a concert that same evening at 7:30 in the Robert Brown Theatre. In […]

Cowley College celebrates opening of Sumner Campus Technology and Innovation Center



WELLINGTON — Celebrating the historic opening of the Cowley College Sumner Campus Technology and Innovation Center in Wellington, Kansas, more than two hundred and fifty people attended a ribbon-cutting event held Thursday, August 9 to mark the occasion. The day began with a Donor Appreciation Luncheon for those that have donated to Cowley College’s Sumner Campus. Cowley College vice president […]

Blitz Drive Expected To Garner $65,000



ARKANSAS CITY — Raising money for Tiger Booster Club Scholarships, Cowley College coaches, employees, and members of the community took to the streets for the school’s annual Blitz Drive on Wednesday and eclipsed $42,000 in pledges with additional funds still trickling in. The Tiger Athletic Department plans to reach out over the next few weeks to individuals they were unable […]

Community Assistance

Approximately 30 agencies from Ponca City and across the state came to share information about services they provide for free or at a low-cost rate to the community as the Ponca City Library held its second Community Assistance Fair on August 7. More than 200 attendees came to learn and visit the various booths.             […]

Current Geological Age



LIKE GEOGRAPHIC sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our time. Does anyone know what time it is? Ask a computer which is a better clock, one that is stopped or one that runs consistently fast or slow? The computer is likely to pick the stopped clock, because it is exactly correct twice each day while the other […]


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