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Marlow pastor named executive director

BGCO BOARD members pray over Ligon during the February board meeting. Dr. Joe Ligon was approved to serve as Baptist...

Why did you despise the word?

Pastor Steve EllisonDavid’s life was a roller coaster ride if there ever was one. He lived a quiet life away...

Pancake supper planned

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2800 Turner Road, will hold a Fat Tuesday Pancake Supper and silent auction on March...

Ancient faith and iconic images of martyrs

After one trip into Libya as a migrant worker, Tawadros Youssef Tawadros reported that he had been warned that his...

How long will you mourn?

Pastor Steve EllisonAt the conclusion of the period of the Judges, God’s people begged for a king. God in His...


Design for new headquarters unveiled

THE ARTIST's conception for the front entrance of a new Ponca City Public Safety Facility is shown at City Hall on Monday, unveiled for the...

Break cuts water service

A WATER MAIN break early Tuesday morning left some residents without water for a few hours. An 18-inch water line ruptured in the 1500 block...

Ribbon Cutting Held

PONCA CITY’s Mayor and Board of Commissioners attended the ribbon cutting Tuesday morning for the official grand opening of the Ponca City RecPlex, th... Please...

Kid’s Cafe starts today

The Blackwell Public Library will host a Kid’s Cafe starting Wednesday.Dinner will be served Tuesday through Friday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. with snacks be......

Orchestra performance set on Thursday

THE PONCA CITY High School Symphony Orchestra recently received superior ratings in both the performance and sight-reading portions of the OSSAA Sprin... Please login below...

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Nearly News

Nearly News – 2019-02-19

The annual Teacher of the Year banquet will be held on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Ponca City High School. The theme this year is “#TEAMPCPS!” The three finalists for the 2020 Teacher of the Year are Amy Hollingsworth, Cortney Horne and Zach Murray.

Nearly News – 2019-02-16

Beginning Thursday, Feb. 21 at 8 a.m. the Kaw Dam Road crossing will be closed until 5 p.m. There will be signs and warning flashers at Highway 60, the COE (Corp of Engineers) office, just after Sun N Fun water park and Enterprise Rd., alerting drivers of the closure. This work is taking place to remove equipment stored under the […]

Business

Seminars and workshops planned at Pioneer Tech

The Pioneer Technology Center of Ponca City has announced several new seminars and workshops scheduled for March.A class in “Basic Grant Writing” will... Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this...

DHS will issue all March SNAP food benefits March 1

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) will issue all March SNAP food benefits on March 1, 2019. All eligible SNAP customers ... Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City...

Sales tax returns down slightly

By STEVE DYEsteve@poncacitynews.comSales tax returns for Ponca City for the previous reported month, spanning Dec. 16, 2018, to Jan. 15, 2019, have be... Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this...

PCDA sets Thursday meeting

The Ponca City Development Authority will meet in regular session on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 a.m. in the Ponca City Chamber of Commerce boardroom.T... Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News...

Education

Ponca City mentor honored at Mentor Day

CHRISTIAN ROCKWELL (second from left), a volunteer with the Northern Oklahoma Academic Tutoring Foundation in Ponca City, receives an Outstanding...

DECA chapter competes at conference

PONCA CITY's DECA Chapter recently attended the 67th DECA Career Development Conference held at the Sheraton Reed Center and Rose...

OSU presents ‘A Night at the Opera’

THE OKLAHOMA State State University Symphony Orchestra and OSU Opera will present a performance at the Seretean Center for the...

Locals makes list

TALEQUAH — Northeastern State University is pleased to announce that 872 students met the criteria to be named to the...

Students make OBU honor roll

Several area residents were named on Oklahoma Baptist University’s academic honor roll for the fall 2018 semester.The President’s Honor Roll...