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10/23/2014

City government will be in the spotlight Friday during the noon to 1 p.m. Ponca Politics presentation at City Hall. The event, open to the public, features Mayor Homer Nicholson and City Manager Craig Stephenson giving a “State of the City” program. The forum is to be hosted by the Ponca City Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee. Lee Evans, chair of the committee is the moderator.

Business

CONTINENTAL CARBON  employees of the past Elmer Feather and Loren Hunt were among the large crowd joining in the company's 60th anniversary celebration at Lake Ponca Park on Saturday.

Continental Carbon Company

Celebrates Sixty Years in P.C.

On Saturday, Continental Carbon Company CCC celebrated its 60th Year Anniversary at Ponca Lake Park. Mayor Nicholson and City Manager Craig Steve ...

Notes and Quotes 2014-10-22

Edward Jones Ranks No. 1 Best Places

To Work in Oklahoma List

The financial services firm Edward Jones recently was named the No. 1 large compa ...

Several Tonkawa Activities Set

TONKAWA — Chamber after Hours will be hosted by Simple Simon’s Pizza on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 5-7 p.m. at the Haunted Mahoney Mansio ...

Area News 2014-10-14

Sales Tax Vote for Hospital

ARKANSAS CITY — Voters in Arkansas City will be voting on a half-cent sales tax for the South Central Kansas M ...


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Education

JEFF DENTON, Ponca City Public School Child Nutrition director shows a group an example of a tray of food from one of the public schools. From left, Jeff Denton; Krista Neal, Stillwater Public Schools; Congressman Frank Lucas and Curt Roggow, SNA Legislative Consultant.

Group Discusses School Lunches

Changes in the National School Lunch and Breakfast program were the topic of discussion following a recent town meeting at the Ponca City Library ...

THE CHALLENGE Day program allowed students at East Middle School to experience innovative sessions designed to teach compassion, break down barriers, teach respect and promote school and community environments based on understanding, acceptance and love. The students were guided participants in a carefully-designed series of games, activities and trust-building exercises that break down the walls of separation and create new levels of empathy and respect.

East Middle School Students Participate In Teen Challenge Program

Imagine a school where every child feels safe, loved and celebrated. This is the vision behind Challenge Day, an award-winning day-long experient ...

Po-Hi Chorale to Present Fall Concert

The Ponca City High School Chorale will present its annual Fall Concert on Thursday, Oct. 23 at Grace Episcopal Church. The concert will begin at ...

Grade Cards Now Available Electronically

Grade cards will be available electronically for the first time through Ponca City Public School District’s PowerSchool student information ...


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Entertainment

Zoorassic Park Exhibit

Extended At Tulsa Zoo

TULSA — The Tulsa Zoo’s popular prehistoric exhibit, Zoorassic Park, has been extended through Nov. 10, offering guests an extra oppo ...

Historical Haunted Halloween At Har-Ber Village

GROVE — Har-Ber Village’s annual Historical Haunted Halloween in Grove, Okla. blends historical demonstrations and reenactments, stor ...

Coleman Theatre Shows Horror Classic

MIAMI — The silent movie “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,” considered to be the first true horror movie, will be featured at the C ...

VOTED

Concert Series Starts With Mountain Smoke on Oct. 28

ALVA — The longtime blue grass band with 40 years of music was voted “Oklahoma’s Favorite Band” by the reader’ ...


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Religion

ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC School students greet Ponca City Wildcats with a pep rally as the team arrived to eat a pre-game meal at the Church before the recent Homecoming Game.

ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC School students greet Ponca City Wildcats with a pep rally as the team arrived to eat a pre-game meal at the Church bef ...

Walk Or Rock To Combat Hunger

On Sunday afternoon, Oct. 26, volunteers from various churches in Ponca City who want to combat hunger in the United States and around the world ...

ONE HUNDRED and forty-one quilts were on display at the Lutheran Women's Missionary League at First Lutheran Church. All quilts were packed in boxes the next day and transported to Wichita, Kan. by Gery and Marilyn Pralle where they are sent to Lutheran World Relief and the Lutheran Grain Train. These relief organizations see that the quilts are used in the United States or around the world wherever disasters have been experienced.

Quilts, Quilts And More Quilts

One hundred and forty-one quilts were on display at the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League at First Lutheran Church. The Quilting Group led ...

Ponca City Bahá’í Community

To Celebrate Holy Day

On Monday, Oct. 20, the Bahá’í Community of Ponca City will observe the holy day, the birth of The Báb at 6–7 p.m. at 9774 Rocky Ridg ...


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