Mid-Week

Cowley Students Take Part In Storytelling Workshop



ARKANSAS CITY — Students from Cowley College’s Journal Writing/Storytelling, Focused Seminar: Writing, and Introduction to Cinema classes and students in the Multicultural Scholars Program took a trip to Ponca City on Friday, April 6. Their morning was spent at Standing Bear Museum and Education Center where Director T.L. Walker presented students with a storytelling workshop that revolved around the history […]

Area Calendar 2018-04-18



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 […]

Kids Focus on Fishing Set For May



KAW CITY — Kids Focus on Fishing for children ages 5 to 12 will be held Saturday, May 12 at Pioneer Cove, Kaw City. Organized by the Kaw Lake Association, Kids Focus on Fishing is also sponsored by City of Kaw City, Kay Electric, The Bass Federation, Kaw Lake Educational Foundation, US Army Corps of Engineers, Holloway Ranch, Loftis-Wetzel, Happy […]

Cotner To Guest At Nowata Jubilee



NOWATA — Tax Day will be over, so why not come out to relax and enjoy an evening of music and dancing? The Nowata Country Jubilee presents talented, regional musicians in a comfortable, family-oriented setting. Located at the Jack R. Ellis Memorial Theater in downtown Nowata, at 116 North Maple, this non-profit organization funds two scholarships through the entertainment of […]

Significant Women in Oklahoma Agriculture Highlights Carnegie’s Jeannie Hileman



By BRYAN PAINTER Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture CARNEGIE – If it’s possible for a person and a place to share a path through their lives, that person is Jeannie Hileman and that place is the Carnegie Gin. The Carnegie Gin, managed by Hileman, has produced and persisted through literally the best of times and the worst. The Carnegie Gin was […]

Getting Ready for Earth Week



Earth Day has been celebrated every April 22 since 1970 in response to growing environmental concerns and a culture of social activism that was occurring at the time. Rachel Carson’s book, “Silent Spring,” is said to be one of the key triggering agents which spurred the general public and ultimately governments to examine our impacts on the environment. In addition […]

Cline Named To NOC Board of Regents



TONKAWA — Ponca City Financial Advisor Jodi Cline was approved as a member of the Northern Oklahoma College Board of Regent last week. Cline appeared before the Oklahoma State Senate Education Committee Monday morning. She was approved by a 10-0 vote. Her nomination to the senate was carried by Sen. Eddie Fields. Cline takes office July 1 and will be […]

NOC Student Art Exhibit ‘Making Our Mark’ Opens



TONKAWA — “Making Our Mark” the annual Northern Oklahoma College student art exhibition is on display through May 7 in the Eleanor Hays Art Gallery in the Kinzer Performing Arts Center at NOC Tonkawa. Art major and graduate candidate (Dec 2018) Jordan Wise, Kingston, planned and organized the exhibit as part of the requirements for his Portfolio/Gallery Seminar. Under the […]

Library Book Sale Continues



The Friends of the Ponca City Library’s second $2 per bag book sale of this year is currently underway. The sale will continue until 12 p.m. on Tuesday May 1. The sale takes place on the lower level of the Library as well as in the Book Sale Room and on the shelf across from the Circulation Desk upstairs where […]

NOC Students Named All-Academic



TONKAWA — Five Northern Oklahoma College students were among 40 students named to the Oklahoma Council of Two-Year College Presidents and the Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges (OACC) 2018 All Oklahoma/USA Academic Team. Also, one NOC student received an OACC President’s Tuition Waiver Award. NOC students were recognized as All-Oklahoma Academic Team members during the March 27 ceremony, held at […]


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