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Nearly News – 2017-08-20

The Solar Eclipse glasses given out by Pioneer Technology Center has been included in a product recall by Amazon.com. Although the glasses were labeled as CE and ISO certified, Amazon has been unable to confirm the authenticity of these certifications with the manufacturer. Do not use these glasses to view the eclipse. You may be putting your eyesight at risk. […]

Nearly News 2017-08-18

The Ponca City Public Library will hold a solar eclipse watch party on Monday, Aug. 21, from 12-2 p.m. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs and observe the eclipse from the library lawn. A limited number of “Eclipse Shades” will be given out beginning at noon on the south end of the library lawn. For more information, call […]

Nearly News – 2017-08-17

The Solar Eclipse glasses given out by Pioneer Technology Center has been included in a product recall by Amazon.com. Although the glasses were labeled as CE and ISO certified, Amazon has been unable to confirm the authenticity of these certifications with the manufacturer. Do not use these glasses to view the eclipse. You may be putting your eyesight at risk.

Nearly News 2017-08-16



A local group, Kara’s Game. is seeking funds to build a T-Ball facility for special needs children. They are asking people to assist them in this effort by going online to cast a vote for their project. A story on Page 2B describes the effort. Voting began today and ends Aug. 25.

Nearly News 2017-08-14



The first day of school for Ponca City Public School students will be Tuesday, Aug. 15. Motorists are urged to slow down around children and obey school zones.

Nealy News – 2017-08-13

In a story printed in The News on Wednesday, Aug. 2, Urgent Care and Family Practice Clinic of Ponca City will be joining the AllianceHealth network of medical providers in September. Ponca City Urgent Care is not associated with AllianceHealth. The News apologizes for the error. ————— The Ponca City Public School District is hosting a reception for Dr. David […]

Nearly News 2017-08-10



The free ice cream social at the McCord Senior Center will be on Aug. 11, at 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., not Aug. 9, as previously stated.

Nearly News 2017-08-09

Ponca City will play host to its first ever mountain bike race on Sunday, August 20. The “Tour de Dirt” is the Oklahoma state racing series. Ponca’s “Boulder Bash” race will be presented by the Ponca City Mountain Bike Society on specially built trails located alongside Lake Ponca.

Nearly News 2017-08-07



A Community Assistance Fair will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 8 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Ponca City Library. Several local agencies regarding mental health issues, shelter/home assistance, services for the blind and handicapped, food assistance, job assistance, transportation needs and more will attend the event. Free smoke and carbon monoxide detectors will also be given out.

Nearly News 2017-08-03



There is no karaoke at the American Legion this evening. Yesterday’s advertisement was in error.