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Religion

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...


Road Closed

THE ROAD crossing Kaw Dam was closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday to allow for equipment removal at the dam. The road reopened...

Concert Hall open house set Monday

AN OPEN HOUSE will be held on Monday, Feb. 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. for the new Concert Hall for Ponca City Public Schools....

Poncan to open after renovations

ALLEN HARDESTY shows off the Poncan Theatre's remodeled dressing room area. Hardesty, who serves as president of the theatre's board of directors, sai... Please login...

Registration open for league sports

Registration for several adult recreational league sports is now open or will open soon at the Ponca City RecPlex.An “Adult Upper League” co-ed volley... Please...

Theft suspect arrested in Texas

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Arkansas City Police Department is awaiting the extradition from Texas of one of the suspects in the “skimming” of account...

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Nearly News

Nearly News – 2019-02-21

The St. Francis Guild of St. Mary’s Church has been rescheduled to meet on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 9:30 a.m. in the McGurk Room of the parish center. All members are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served and the business meeting will follow.

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.

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...