Avril Lang Smith



Avril “Annette” Lang Smith, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017, at the age of 86. Annette was born Feb. 6, 1931, at Ponca City Hospital the daughter of Avril and Howard Lang. She received her early education in Ponca City. During World War II she lived and attended school in Enid while her father was stationed at Vance Air Force […]

Coming Together To Remember



This week, Oklahomans joined together in remembrance of the Oklahoma City Alfred P. Murrah bombing. It’s hard to believe that that was 22 years ago. … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Strategy From a Fortune Cookie



WASHINGTON — Foreign leaders and local interlocutors, aka pundits, might as well take a vacation for the next few minutes until Donald Trump’s next fo… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Canada and Its Partners Looking to Recapture Sense of Purpose



MONTREAL — If you were looking for a place to explore how the world has changed in the past half-century, you could do worse than venture here and con… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

News Briefs 2017-04-23



Bible Study — Explorers Interdenominational Women’s Fall Bible Study on the Gospel of John. Pre-enrollment, April 26, 9 a.m. Providence Baptist Church… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Junior Varsity Tennis Tournament

Noah Willis, left, and Taylor Hinch Ponca City hosted a junior varsity invitational tennis tournament Thursday at the Wally Smith Tennis Center. … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Suzanne Winner Robinson



Suzanne Winner Robinson, 77, formerly of Ponca City, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2017, in hospice care in Colorado Springs, Colo. Suzanne was an accomplished teacher, a lifelong learner, an avid traveler, an original and creative spirit, an enthusiastic gardener, and a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, wife, daughter, aunt and friend. Suzanne was born in Oklahoma City to […]

Joyice Cotham



DALLAS, Texas — Joyice Cotham, 81, of Dallas, Texas, and formerly of Pampa, Texas, was called home by our Lord and Savior on April 19, 2017, in Dallas. Services will be 3 p.m., Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Trinity Fellowship in Pampa, with Rev. Charles Lowry, officiating. Cremation and arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. Joyice Mae […]

Jimmy Dean Williams



HAYSVILLE, Kan. — Jimmy Dean Williams, beloved husband, father and grandfather, went to Heaven from his home in Haysville, Kan., on Monday, April 17, 2017. He was born in Ponca City, on July 20, 1937, to Maurice and Opal Williams, who preceded him in death. He was a retired electrical engineer (OSU) who had worked for Phillips Petroleum Company, McDonnell […]

Harold White



Harold White, age 72, a lifelong carpenter and resident of Ponca City, passed away on Tuesday April 11, 2017. Harold was born on Nov. 20, 1944, to Lola Scott and Jesse White. He graduated from Ponca City High School and entered into the United States Army. He was married and had two children, James and Lynn White Whitfield. After returning […]


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