16th Annual Kid DJ Day Held

The House FM and 88.7 My Praise FM hosted their 16th annual Kid DJ Day on Saturday, Sept. 30. The free event saw more than 550 Kid DJ’s and 888 total family members attend the event at the 89.7 The House FM and 88.7 My Praise FM studios. “Our headquarters have been in Ponca City for 25 years and the […]

Tiebreaker Series Have Decided Pennant Races

By DAVID MILLER News Sports EditorSClBThere are many big moments in the world of sports. The Super Bowl, the NBA championship series, and the NCAA basketball tournament are all pretty big events, the way I look at things. But going back to when I was “knee-high-to-a-grasshopper”, a phrase I remember one of my uncles using frequently, the baseball World Series […]

‘Midnight at the Masquerade’ Set At Burford In Ark City

ARKANSAS CITY — Have you always wanted to attend a murder mystery event? If so, you are invited to an elegant evening of intrigue, fantasy, and mystery for “Midnight at the Masquerade,” an interactive murder mystery dinner party at the Burford Theatre in Arkansas City set for Saturday, November 4. Midnight at the Masquerade is planned to be an unforgettable, […]

Chikaskia Literary Festival Opens Thursday

TONKAWA — Oklahoma Poet Laureate Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, internationally touring performance poet Lauren B. Zuniga, award-winning literary novelist Keija Parssinen and young adult novelist Brad McLelland will be featured readers at the fourth annual Chikaskia Literary Festival on Thursday, Oct. 12 and Friday, Oct. 13 in the Walcher Conference Center at the Memorial Student Union at Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa. […]

Schwintz Named Winner Of Arkalalah Float Contest

ARKANSAS CITY — With Arkalalah nearing, newly hired Cowley College Alumni Relations/Golden Tigers coordinator Adriana Somerville had the idea to put together a float design contest for the school’s engineering students so they could gain experience in creating a design and then execute a build. Out of the students that participated, sophomore Aimee Schwintz had her work chosen as the […]

Weekend Flash Book Sale Set For Public Library

The Friends of the Ponca City Library have announced a “flash” book sale will be held this upcoming weekend, Oct. 13-15. The group is just concluding a successful $2 per bag book sale but find they still have a huge number of good books that need to go out the door. The price for this weekend only sale is still […]

Safeguarding Sudden Impact

When you are driving down the highway, you may notice that there are orange or yellow drums or devices located in front of the supports for the bridge structures. You may see similar devices at the ends of guardrails. Or you may see a similar device that is mounted on a truck or vehicle with the flashing lights telling you […]

Area Calendar 2017-10-11

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 […]

Giveswater Service Club Honors Potter

Mary Anne Potter, founder of Operation Pioneer Spirit, was recently recognized by the Giveswater Service Club for her years of service to local veterans. The Giveswater Service Club was formed in 1943 to serve and honor family members and other Ponca veterans then serving in World War II. The club has evolved over the years to honor all service men […]

New Programs Are Sets fr YMCA Fall Season

The Ponca City YMCA has announced a variety of new programs on the fall schedule with activities aimed at all ages, including a gala open house on October 28 featuring everything from face painting for kids to sample fitness classes. The Y’s “No School Fun Days” will be held from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 9, 19 and […]