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Religion

Are you ready to receive an outpouring of love?

Pastor Steve EllisonMany times in the Bible the Lord directs questions to specific individuals. I find it interesting and helpful...

Albright Church to host pancake feed

THE JOURNEY of Hope Sunday School class at Albright United Methodist Church will host a pancake and sausage feed on...

Instrumental voyages into spiritual territory

By TERRY MATTINGLYWhile recording his “Beyond Nature” album, Phil Keaggy spent many hours doing three things — playing acoustic guitar,...

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...


Murray named Teacher of the Year

PO-HI STUDENT COUNCIL members sing "Happy Birthday" to science teacher Zach Murray, far left, shortly after he was named the District's 2020 Teacher o... Please...

Weekend Events

Weekend events in the Ponca City area. FridayA Purple Affair: A Night of Food, Fun and Fashion hosted by Survivor Resource Network, will be held...

Tribe welcomes waterpark

  NEWKIRK — 7 Clans Casino prepares to open an exclusive indoor waterpark to hotel guests next week.“This project has been a long process, but...

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...

Musical runs this weekend

TONKAWA — The Northern Oklahoma College Division of Fine Arts presents the Disney Musical, “Freaky Friday,” Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Kinzer ... Please...

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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

Cheer squad competes at nationals

THE NORTHERN Oklahoma College Maverick Cheer will compete at the USA Nationals in Anaheim, California Feb. 23-24. (Photo by John...

NWOSU students complete drive for the fall semester

UNITED METHODIST Circle of Care receives donations from the SWAT Compassion in Action Dignity Drive. Pictured left to right are...

Students of the Month

THE PIONEER Technology Center (PTC) February Students of the Month are Kacie Martin and Juan Gutierrez. Representing Practical Nursing is...

Area students make fall honor roll

OKLAHOMA CITY — Cerena Chaney of Kaw City and Ellen Roth of Tonkawa were recently named to the Oklahoma City...

PIE partners present gift cards

FOUR STUDENTS from Woodlands Elementary School were presented with $25 gift cards by Blackwell Dentistry and Exploration Destination through the...