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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...


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...

Ceremonies Held

FRESH FROM the swearing in ceremonies, District 37 Representative Ken Luttrell wasted no time building bridges and relationships for north-central Okl... Please login below or...

Library Event Held

YOUNGSTERS LISTEN closely on Saturday afternoon during the Family Turkey Bingo event held at the Ponca City Library. (News Photo by Rick Logan)... Please login...

Memorial service set on Dec. 1

The Hospice of North Central Oklahoma annual Candle Lighting Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. at the Carolyn Renfro...

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...

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Nearly News

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 […]

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, […]

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,...