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Nearly News 2017-10-17



The annual McCord School Craft Fair will be held Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The school is located one mile south of Highway 60 on McCord Road. Shop for handcrafted goods for your home and garden. Kids activities will include a bounce house, crafts and a bake sale. Concessions will be available. Admission is free.

Nearly News 2017-10-16



Ponca City Public School students will be out of school on Thursday, Oct. 19 and Friday, Oct. 20 for Fall Break. Classes will resume again on Monday, Oct. 23.

Nearly News – 2017-10-15

In a story Friday regarding the jury decision on Daniel Curtis Patterson, Patterson testified on Thursday that his children are 10 and 13 and that he was 24 and his ex-wife was 15, not 25, when they married. The News apologizes for the error.

Nearly News 2017-10-13



It’s not too late to submit something for The News’ annual Update special section. This annual publication highlights local businesses, clubs, churches, schools and more. The final deadline is 8 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 16. Email your information to Kristi Hayes, Managing Editor, at kdg@poncacitynews.com. The publication will appear in The News on Sunday, Oct. 22.

Nearly News 2017-10-12



The Ponca Tribe will hold a Special Meeting of the General Council of the tribe at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Oct. 14, for the purpose of electing members to the Ponca Tribe Election Board. All eligible adult members of the tribe are encouraged to attend and take part in this election for Election Board members. The Election Board will then […]

Nearly News 2017-10-11



Tonkawa’s annual Haunted Sale Barn will open soon. The event opens on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 8 to 10 p.m. (Kid’s Night half price), Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20 and 21 from 8 p.m. to midnight, Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 25 and 26 from 8 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27 and 28 from 8 p.m. to midnight […]

Nearly News 2017-10-06



If you were born to shop or just enjoy getting a really good bargain, Newkirk is the place to be on Saturday, Oct. 7. The Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a City-wide Garage Sale. A list of garage sale addresses along with a city map will be available at the Chamber office, 114 S. Main, Main Street Bakery, Apple Market […]

Nearly News 2017-10-05



The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs partners with the Otoe-Missouria Tribe to host an InterTribal Veterans Stand Down offering services to veterans from across the State of Oklahoma. The Stand Down takes place Friday, Oct. 6 at the 7 Clans Paradise Event Center, 7500 Highway 177, Red Rock, beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m. Free clothing, shoes, […]

Nearly News 2017-10-04



The Ponca City News is currently working on the annual Update special section. This is an opportunity to submit information on your business, school, civic group, etc. Please email your information and photos by Monday, Oct. 9 to Kristi Hayes, Managing Editor, at kdg@poncacitynews.com. ————— Ponca City High School is celebrating Homecoming Week. A parade will be held on Thursday, […]

Nearly News 2017-09-29

A $25,000 grant will be awarded to Kara’s Game at halftime tonight of the Blackwell High School football game. In June, the Blackwell Community Foundation entered its cause – Kara’s Game – in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program. Out of 2,000 submissions across the United States, the group survived the first round of selections by the company, and remained […]