Jack Dean Hicks Sr.

May 20, 1928 – Aug. 9, 2017 Jack “Sonny” as he was known to his family, was born in Perry, to Sylvester Stanley Hicks and Bessie Cleo Stoddard. He grew up in Perry, where his parents ran a laundromat. He joined the Navy as a young man and was stationed at Moffett Field, Calif., after completing his radioman class in […]

James Batt

James Batt, resident of Ponca City, died on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. He was 77. He is survived by wife, Jackie Batt of Ponca City, son, Randy Batt of Ponca City, brother, Ricky Batt of Lawton, sisters, Estelita Ashby of Oklahoma City, Linda Ward of Oklahoma City, Sharon Dawes of Oklahoma City, Terry Batt of Ponca City, and four grandchildren. […]

W.J. Burns

World War II veteran and long-time Tonkawa resident W.J. Burns passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. He was 99 years and 75 days old. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 10 a.m. at the I.O.O.F cemetery in Tonkawa. Services are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home and Crematory. W.J. was born May 25, 1918, in […]

Drake Alan Wilmot

Drake Alan Wilmot was born in Enid on June 24, 1999, to Christine Wilmot and Josh Bennett. Christine married Chris Hempfling a few years later and made a home in Lahoma where Drake would attend Cimarron Public Schools. He later lived with his loving aunts, Kassie and Sheera, where he graduated with honors from Bixby High School as part of […]

Harold O. Fisher

The world lost a special person when Harold O. Fisher Jr., age 95, longime resident of Ponca City, passed away Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Ponca City. Friends and loved ones may pay their respects at the funeral home from 3-8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 13. A graveside ceremony to celebrate his life will be held at 2 p.m., Aug. […]

Miles Taylor Miller, Sr.

Miles Taylor Miller, Sr., age 92, longtime resident of Ponca City, Oklahoma, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Ponca City, at Ponca City Nursing Home. Miles was born on Aug. 11, 1924, in Caney Kan., the 6th child and only son to Alva Taylor Miller and Leona Mae Heistand Miller. Miles was raised in Caney, attending school there until […]

Wind Energy Industry Expected to Expand

WIND TURBINE construction in the east-west corridor along Badlands Road near Marland is seen in this July 15, 2017 file photo. (News File Photo by Rol… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

City Briefs – 2017-08-13

Concert — The public is invited to attend a Concert of Praise which will be presented at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church at Hartford and Pecan on S… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

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