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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Emergency Sirens To Sound Thursday 2017-04-26



The testing of the Ponca City emergency siren warning system will be held at noon, every Thursday, according to emergency management operations director Paula Cain. The test is scheduled throughout the year. Cain said that in case of inclement weather, the test will be postponed, and in this case or if additional tests are planned, the public will be notified […]

Kay County Lawyers To Offer Free Legal Advice Thursday



Thursday, April 27 – 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. (English) Thursday, April 27 – 3 – 9 p.m. (Spanish) Number to call: 800-456-8525 Email: AskALawyer@okbar.org Email: PregunteAUnAbogado@okbar.org Attorneys across Oklahoma will provide free legal advice on Thursday, April 27, 2017, during the 66th annual statewide celebration of Law Day. Oklahoma City and Tulsa lawyers will staff the statewide toll-free hotline […]