Funerals 2018-09-18



Wednesday Richard Wayne Collins — A memorial ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19th at First United Methodist Church at 200 S. 6th St, with Pastor Mike Smith officiating. Services are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory.

Lester Eugene LaRue



Lester Eugene LaRue, 80, born Dec. 24, 1937 in San Benito, Texas, passed away on Sept. 14, 2018 in Wichita, Kan. Lester is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty; children, Debbie Whiteneck (Keith), Jeff LaRue (Kim) and Kim Anderson (Ray); two sisters, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and another expected. A memorial service will be held at Metropolitan Baptist […]

Hayesenne Rose Haskins



Hayesenne Rose Haskins was born April 14, 1926 to Hayes L. and Lorraine Ivers Little Bear in Tulsa. She passed away on Sept. 15, 2018 at her home. She attended Parochial Schools in Tulsa, Pawhuska and Ponca City, and went on to graduate from St. Mary’s Catholic School in Ponca City in 1944. She was preceded in death by her […]

Danny Sims



Danny was born December 3, 1956 in Ponca City to George and Elsie Sims. He grew up in the Osage and attended McCord, East Jr. High and Ponca City Senior High, graduating in 1975. He then attended Oklahoma University until he joined the United States Army, serving for five years. On Aug. 31, 1977 he married Lucretia Morris in Colorado […]

The Public Will Think He’s Guilty



If Franz Kafka had written about confirmation hearings, he couldn’t have come up with a better scenario than the one now unfolding in the U.S. Senate…. Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Lead the Church By Example



I’ve been thinking a lot about priests lately. In truth, I often do, as some of my best friends do happen to wear Roman collars. Of course, you know w… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

We’re Supposed to Pretend It’s Another News Story



I was minding my own business reading about Bob Woodward, the GREATEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER IN THE HISTORY OF OUR REPUBLIC (as he will be the first … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Court Date Set



NEWKIRK — A court date is set for Connie Faye Trahan, 56, Blackwell, in Kay County District Court on Nov. 28.Trahan is charged with embezzlement.Black… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Linda Carolyn Vickers Powelson



“Boo-Boo,” as most knew her, or Linda Carolyn Vickers Powelson, was born Aug. 15, 1940 in Ponca City. She passed away Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Linda’s parents were Joe S. Vickers and Lela Cantrell Vickers, both of Ponca City. Linda was preceded in death by her granddaughter Jaden Siler, whom she lovingly called Jadie; her parents, Joe and Lela, of […]

Pending – Wilson Hughey



Wilson Hughey of Blackwell died Tuesday morning, Sept. 18, 2018, in the Hillcrest Manor Nursing Home in Blackwell at the age of 95 years. Services are pending with Roberts and Son Funeral Home.


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