City Briefs 2017-04-28

Indian Tacos — An Indian Taco fundraiser will be held Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at St. Mary’s Parish Hall. Proceeds help pay for a participant to attend a native languages archival research training conference Breath of Life in Washington, D.C. from May 29 to June 9. ————— Windshield Chips repaired professionally. Guaranteed and insurance approved. Ponca Glass, 300 West Highland […]

Rare Opportunity Tuesday At Small Business Program

By LOUISE ABERCROMBIE News Business Editor Those in Kay County and surrounding area interested in being involved in business have a rare opportunity next Tuesday. The Small Business program free and open to the public is set for May 2 and features nationally known speaker Becky McCray. The event is set for Pioneer Technology Center. McCray will speak about small […]

Tai Chi Demonstration Set May 1 To Kick Off Older Americans Month

The Ponca City Senior Center will celebrate Older Americans Month with several activities in the month of May, with a Tai Chi demonstration at City Hall to kick off on Monday, May 1. Several Senior Center regulars will take part in the 9 a.m. demonstration, including Deloris Pickens. Pickens will hit a milestone in June when she turns 90 years […]

City Briefs 2017-04-27

Sack Sale — My Favorite Things Sack Sale will be Friday, April 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 207 East Grand. $6 per sack. Each sack is allowed one oversized item that will not fit in the sack for half price. ————— Accident Report — The Ponca City Police Department […]

Horn Will Address DAR

James Horn, a native of Stillwater, will speak at the upcoming DAR meeting on Friday, April 28 at Marland’s Grand Home. Regent Carol Bouldin will call the meeting to order at 12:45 p.m. Horn holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from OSU and a master’s degree from George Washington University. He served in the Marine Corps and as an FBI […]

Area Calendar 2017-04-26

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 […]

Mechanical Advantage

The word work brings to mind a variety of concepts, images, and expectations. We tend to think of people going to work, i.e. going to a place of business, or factory, or farm where a task or set of tasks will be performed. However, in the world of science, the term work has a very specific meaning. Mechanical work is […]

Poncan Theatre Hosts Collaborative ‘Carmina Burana’

The Poncan Theatre will present “Carmina Burana” on May 2, a huge production and concert representing a group effort by the Northern Oklahoma College Band, the Northern Oklahoma College Choir and Madrigal Singers, the Po-Hi Chorale from Ponca City High School, and the Chorale Arts Society of Northern Oklahoma. Showtime is at 7:30 p.m. and admission is free to the […]

PoncaWorks Gives Students New Options

By LOUISE ABERCROMBIE News Business Editor Welding and construction are not usually on the minds of 13 and 14 year old girls. And not many might be thinking about future career paths or going to school during the middle of their summer break. However, eighth grade girls who attend the two-week Girl Power Camp may be inspired to broaden their […]

State Auditor to Make Ponca Appearance at Party Meeting

Oklahoma State Auditor Gary Jones will address the Kay County Republican Party on Thursday, April 27. Jones is expected to speak to the recurring budget crisis and his ideas to move our state out of the crisis budgeting mode with sensible solutions resulting in stability and confidence in certain revenue streams. Jones believes we need to move toward long-range budget […]