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Kaw City Sets Two Special Event Dates



KAW CITY — Two big future events have been announced for Kaw City. The newsletter indicates the annual Christmas open house at the Kaw City Museum is set for Sunday, Dec. 10, 2 to 4 p.m. A box of pictures from the past will be on display and to give away if anyone would like them. The other special event […]

Perry Gets Ice Cream Plant



PERRY — The City of Perry is going to be the location of a Billy Goat Ice Cream plant. The city officials signed the agreement for the processing plant to be operated in Perry. At the present the ice cream is being processed at Meridian Tech Center at Stillwater. Currently the product is being sold by Whole Foods, Walmart and […]

Area Calendar 2017-12-06



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 […]

Our State Has Rich Heisman Trophy Heritage



By DAVID MILLER News Sports EditorSClBA question that has been asked frequently around these parts in the past several weeks goes something like this — “Do you think Baker Mayfield will win the Heisman Trophy?” For those who may not know, Mayfield is the current quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners, and he has been having a fantastic season. For others […]

Holiday Art Market Opens Friday in Red Rock



By HEATHER PAYNE Otoe-Missouria Public Information Officer RED ROCK —The Otoe-Missouria Tribe hosts a Holiday Indian Art Market Fair on Friday, December 5 at the Tribal Complex in Red Rock. “This is a unique arts and craft shows,” says Otoe-Missouria Employment & Training Director Gwynn Ridge. “Most of our vendors are selling Native American made or Native American themed products. […]

New Life Trails Needs Community Help



By KAY BOJORQUEZ News Education Editor New Life Trails, a 501 c3 non-profit organization in Ponca City is looking to expand their operations and needs help from the community. The non-profit agency was developed through a vision by founder/CEO Renee Spears. To further the vision, Spears has said the trails are in need of a building to use for tutoring, […]

Time Capsule Burial Slated



The Friends of Marland’s Grand Home invite you to attend the burial of the Time Capsule at Marland’s Grand Home, 1000 East Grand Avenue, on the north west lawn on December 16, at 1 p.m., in honor of the 100th anniversary of the home. The intent is to preserve and protect the heritage of Ponca City and its history. Let’s […]

Lundblom Named November Student Of the Month



ARKANSAS CITY — Balancing a career, family, and school, Cowley College sophomore Emily Lundblom has found a way to do all of these things while succeeding academically. The pre-nursing major was recognized for her stellar work in the classroom by being named Cowley College’s November Student of the Month. Lundblom is the daughter of Melinda and Jeff McNown and Kyle […]

Book Sale Closing Capped By Library Open House



The Friends of the Ponca City Library announce that the current sale of books at $1 per bagful is ending tomorrow, December 7. The following day on Friday, Dec. 8, the Friends will hold an Open House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This will be just inside the West door on the main level. There will be refreshment served […]

NOC Students Read to Tonkawa School Students



TONKAWA — Two Northern Oklahoma College students recently read stories to Tonkawa Elementary students on Nov. 16 as part of Native American Heritage Month. NOC Freshmen Denver Wahwassuck and James Young each read to two classes of Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students. Wahwassuck read “Addie, Be Brave” while Young read “Frybread for Addie.” The books are authored by Mindy Standley and […]


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