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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...


Budget cuts at NOC force reductions

BUDGET CUTS have forced Northern Oklahoma College to eliminate several positions within the college. Fall 2018 enrollment numbers are down with a 2.6 ... Please...

Weekend Happenings 2018-11-16

Weekend events in the Ponca City area. Friday“Witness for the Prosecution” will be presented by the Ponca Playhouse at 7:30 p.m. Free concert and danc......

Board votes to streamline permits

Though it may seem a bit off season to consider boating options on Lake Ponca, the care and feeding of Ponca City’s Parks and Recreation...

Coleman takes oath, begins Senate term

BILL COLEMAN takes the Oath of Office at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City. Coleman will represent District 10 in the State Senate. Bill Coleman...

Signs of the Season

HOLIDAY BANNERS go up today, Nov. 15, 2018, in downtown Ponca City as city Park and Recreation Department crews help prepare for the Thanksgiving and...

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Nearly News

Nearly News 2018-11-12

With snowy conditions in the western part of the state, the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s crews are continuing to treat highways and especially bridges. Crews are applying salt and sand to bridges in following the counties: In northwest Oklahoma: Cimarron, Texas, Beaver, Harper, Ellis, Woodward Alfalfa, Woods, Major; In western Oklahoma: Roger Mills, Beckham, Custer, Harmon, Kiowa, Washita, Greer, Dewey, […]

Nearly News – 2018-11-11

The 19th Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Food Fair at Grace Episcopal Church, 109 North 13th Street, will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Parish Hall. A variety of frozen meat, pasta, and breakfast casseroles, soups and baked goods will be available. Proceeds benefit community outreach.

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,...