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Tonkawa will host its annual Olde Tyme Christmas activities Thursday evening in downtown Tonkawa. Activities kickoff at 5 p.m. with kids arts and crafts, a bounce house, food and drinks for sale and more. At 6 p.m. the Christian Church Joyful Noise Ringers will perform at First National Bank. A community gathering and Christmas Tree lighting takes place at 6:30 p.m. with the Holly Peart Jazz Combo to perform. The Christmas parade begins at 7 p.m., followed by visits with Santa, community singing and horsedrawn carriage rides.

Ponca City will host its annual lighted Christmas parade on Grand Avenue beginning 6 p.m. Friday. Following the parade, the Poncan Theatre will screen The Polar Express starring Tom Hanks. Tickets are $7 and include a small popcorn and hot chocolate.


The Ponca City Garden Council’s annual fundraiser — the Christmas Open House will be held Sunday, not Saturday, as stated in a headline on page 10 of Tuesdays newspaper.


Busy Year in 2017 Set

For Phillips 66 Refinery

Ponca City Refinery (PCR) is planning for a significant turnaround in 2017. A refinery turnaround involves preventive maintenance and/or upgrades ...

Business Briefs

Moves Location

Embelished has moved from the corner of Grand Avenue and Second Street to 112 East Oklahoma.

Store Closing

Heartland Western Ou ...

CRA Sets



ConocoPhillips Retiree Association (CRA) is hosting the annual Christmas dinner at the newly remodeled Ponca City Country Club on Thursday, Dec. ...

Annual Chamber Planning

Retreat Set For Thursday


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Annually the Ponca City Area Chamber of Commerce conducts a planning retreat to set new goals for t ...

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$5,000 Scholarship For OBU Freshmen

Oklahoma Baptist University will offer a guaranteed minimum $5,000 scholarship per year to all new incoming freshman students, beginning fall 201 ...

NWOSU Awards Scholarships to Students

Two area students receive scholarships from Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s English program for the year 2016-17.

Jade George, se ...

Process Tech Student At NOC Awarded Memorial Scholarship

First recipient of the Joyce Haywood Memorial Scholarship at Northern Oklahoma College is Tina Kear of Ponca City.

A sophomore Process Technolog ...

NWOSU’s Fall Commencement Ceremony To Be Held Dec. 11

Fall commencement at Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, in Percefull Fieldhouse.

Mark Norman, ...

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THE STUDENT LOANS, above, will share the stage at College Hill Coffee in Winfield on Friday, Dec. 9, with the Scott Williams Quartet, and Wellington's The Lough Brothers at the 10th Annual Christmas Jazz concert.

Christmas Jazz Show Set For College Hill

WINFIELD — It’s that time of year again! The tenth annual Christmas Jazz concert will take place on Friday, Dec. 9 at College Hill Co ...

Donahew To Perform At 7 Clans First Council


If you build it, they will come.


This might be the mantra of one of the greatest baseball movies of all time, ‘”Field Of Dr ...

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Service Planned

Grace Episcopal Church, 109 N. 13th Street will host The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, a service of Christian worship celeb ...

Church Briefs 2016-12-01

Handbell Concert

The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Fifth Street and Cleveland handbell choirs will present the 2016 Christmas co ...

Church Briefs 2016-11-25

Concert Planned

Gene and Delores Hutchinson will perform at Ponca City Gospel Jubilee, 151 Howard Street, on Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m.

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Church Briefs


Concert Planned


Gene and Delores Hutchinson will perform at Ponca City Gospel Jubilee, 151 Howard Street, on Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m.


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