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Abuse Victims Want Reckoning

By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs WriterSix Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania joined the list this week of those around...

Indonesian President Urges Tolerance

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s president urged his country to embrace its founding spirit of tolerance in an annual national...

Victory Offers Muslim Candidate New Platform to Oppose Trump

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated PressMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump, meet Ilhan Omar.Two years ago, the Minnesota Democrat became the...

Local Church Brief

Kids ZoneSt. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1904 Pecan, will host Kid Zone beginning Aug. 22 3:30 p.m. until 5:15 p.m....

Myanmar Probing Crisis

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Members of a commission established by Myanmar’s government to investigate human rights violations in western Rakhine...


Summer Recreation

TWO UNIDENTIFIED kayakers paddle their craft in the Arkansas River about a half-mile downstream from Kaw Dam, taking advantage of the relatively mild ... Please...

Party at the Palace

THE PARTY AT the Palace event was held with beautiful weather Friday night at the Marland Mansion. The event was sponsored by the Ponca City...

Apply for Absentee Ballots

NEWKIRK — The deadline to apply for absentee ballots for the Primary Run-off Election, the Newkirk Municipal Special Election and Kildare School Bond ... Please...

YMCA Board Terminates Agreement

THE YMCA Board of Directors voted Thursday to terminate the Recreation Center Operating Agreement with the City of Ponca City to operate the facility.... Please...

Weekend Events

Weekend events in the Ponca City area. Friday The Ponca City Chamber of Commerce will host Party at the Palace at the Marland Mansion beginning...

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Nearly News

Nearly News – 2018-08-19

The 15th annual Po-Hi Back to School Bash will be Saturday, Aug. 25 at Wentz Pool from 6 to 9:30 p.m. The Bash is organized by the Too Much to Lose (2M2L) club at Po-Hi, which works to prevent underage drinking. There will be a volleyball tournament, belly flop contest, pizza, snow cones, and prizes. The Bash is free, but […]

Nearly News – 2018-08-14

Gubernatorial candidate Mick Cornett will speak tonight at the Pioneer Technology Center 5-6 p.m.

Business

Liberton Named ToBoard of Trustees

Erin Liberton The University Center (UC) is proud to announce the approval of Erin Liberton to the UC Board of Trustees. Liberton is filling the se... Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City...

GateHands Gets a New Logo

AN UPDATED logo has been introduced for local manufacturer KB Enterprise, maker of GateHands lube gate latches. Pictured is the last batch of green/or... Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access...

2018 Leadership Class

INTRODUCING PONCA CITY Chamber’s 33rd Ponca City Leadership Class. Pictured, front row from left, Troy Buller, Ponca City Public Schools, Chad Sheetz,... Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article....

Adding a Beer Cave

A REFRIGERATED Beer Cave is under construction at Old West Liquors, one of several upcoming changes at the Ponca City business located at 3211 North 1... Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City...

Education

NOC Administrators Attend Summit

DENVER, Colo. —The first annual Native American-Serving, Nontribal Institutions (NASNTI) National Summit was held July 26-27 at the Westin Denver...

Donation Given to NOC Foundation

THE TONKAWA Area Arts & Humanities Council presented a $1,000 donation to the Northern Oklahoma College last week. Pictured Front...

Record Number Of Freshmen At Southwestern

SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE student Tre Thomas, center, assists parents with luggage on Move In Day on Wednesday. SC welcomed a record...

Apply Now for Absentee Ballots

PAWHUSKA — Less than a week remains for registered voters in Osage County to apply for absentee ballots to be...

PTC Receives Gold Star Award

ACCEPTING THE Gold Star School award for Pioneer Tech was left to right Zac Ladner, Business Information Tech Instructor; Traci...