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Forgiven Quartet announces retirement

THE FORGIVEN Quartet is retiring at the end of the year. One of their last shows is scheduled at St....

Pecan Sale

FIRST UNITED Methodist Church UMW members including, from left, Suzi Lenhart, Mary Lou Lorett and Valinda Goeppinger, are now selling...

Church Briefs 2018-11-16

Thanksgiving Food FairThe 19th Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Food Fair at Grace Episcopal Church, 109 North 13th Street, will be held Saturday,...

Tree Dedication

THE CITY of Lutherstadt Wittenberg, located in Upper Saxony, the southern part of what was once East Germany, has planted 500...

Albright United Methodist Women make stockings

ALBRIGHT UNITED Methodist Women prepared stockings for the Cookson Hills Center in eastern Oklahoma. Front row from left are: Lynnita...


Annual Lighting Display

THE BLUE ANGEL decoration, a part of the Festival of Angels holiday lighting display, is raised early Monday morning next to the Pioneer Woman Statue.......

Annual Food Fair Held

THE GRACE EPISCOPAL Church Women’s Food Fair was held on Saturday at the church. Doors opened at 9 a.m. with over 140 casseroles. By 9:15...

Death investigated

Sherry Bowers, spokesperson with the Ponca City Police Department, said at 7:35 a.m. Saturday a man reported to Ponca City police that he came home...

One hurt in wreck

An injury accident was reported on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3:32 p.m. on I-35 southbound at mile marker 218, approximately three miles north of Tonkawa....

Decorative Downtown

THE CHRISTMAS spirit is in full swing in this festive photo taken in front of City Hall in downtown Ponca City by Suzanne Devinney. We...

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Nearly News

Nearly News – 2018-11-19

Ponca City Chamber offices will be closing on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 3 p.m. The offices will also be closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Please make sure you have enough Santa Buck tickets to get you through the week and weekend.

Nearly News – 2018-11-18

The 79th annual Po-Hi Panic will be Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 19 and 20 in Howell Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door, and proceeds support graduation activities of the Class of 2019. The theme of this year’s Panic is “World-Wide Panic,” and is under the direction of […]

Business

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

THE PONCA City Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Sheffield Travel. Cutting the ribbon are owners Todd and Julie Sheffield... Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News...

Chamber Ribbon Cutting

THE PONCA City Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly reopened Rockin’ Horse Saloon, located at 2200 East Coleman R... Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News...

PC agency offers for-hire decorating for Christmas

With the Christmas holidays approaching, local resident David VanBuskirk has launched a new business offering the services of holiday lighting profess... Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username...

Rural broadband service available

WASHINGTON D.C. — Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced this week that USDA is investing in infrastructure projects... Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article....

Education

Donation given to Blackwell band

BLACKWELL HIGH band students are pictured with the school’s new five-octave Rosewood marimba purchased through a generous donation to the...

Ponca Princess Visits School

PONCA PRINCESS Alain’s Herrera, visited Union Elementary School during Native American Heritage week. She is pictured here with 5th grade...

Students of the Month

THE PIONEER Technology Center (PTC) November Students of the Month are Morgan Fortkamp and Elizabeth Hockert. Representing the Cosmetology program,...

Donation Made

BLACKWELL DENTISTRY donated a refrigerator to the Family and Consumer Science class at Ponca City’s East Middle School recently. Pictured...

Prize Winners

STUDENTS AT Union Elementary School recently won prizes by answering daily trivia questions about the book they are currently reading,...