Canada and Its Partners Looking to Recapture Sense of Purpose

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News Briefs 2017-04-23

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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 […]

Holton Hiram Payne

Holton Hiram Payne, longtime Kay and Osage County rancher/farmer, died Thursday, April 20, 2017, in the Ponca City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ponca City. He was 89. The son of Virgil Lynn Payne and Dorothy Elizabeth Bush Payne, Holton was born April 25, 1927, in the family home on Little Beaver Creek, seven miles north of Kaw City in Kay […]

Jim L. Baker

Jim L. Baker, of Ponca City, formerly of Enid, died on April 21, 2017. He was 84. Services are pending under the direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home, Enid.


Edwin Fair Community Health Center invites children in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade to enter the annual MayFest Coloring Contest. To enter, students are asked to come by the center, 1500 North Sixth Street. Students may also print the picture and rules online at The contest will have three different grade levels this year with first, second and third prizes […]

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