Community Encouraged to Attend the First-Ever Mountain Bike ‘Boulder Bash’



PONCA CITY will play host to a round of the Oklahoma State “Tour De Dirt” mountain bike race series this Sunday, August 20. The “Boulder Bash” on the … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

PTC Receives Gold Star Award



Pioneer Technology Center received the Gold Star School Award in Oklahoma City at the Oklahoma Association of Technology Centers (OATC), Summer Conference. The Gold Star School Award, sponsored by OATC, provides recognition to technology center districts with outstanding programs designed to meet a broad spectrum of community needs. This is the fifteenth year PTC has met and even exceeded the […]

Townspeople Show They’ll Back Blackwell Hospital With Big Effort



BLACKWELL — Patients driving 50 miles for even routine hospital visits. No place for life and death emergencies. When citizens of Blackwell thought of this scenario, they said, “Not in our community.” Blackwell was determined not to join the list of 75 hospitals in rural America that have closed since 2010. Most of those hospitals were in the South. Blackwell […]

EMS Pioneer Honored For Lifetime Achievement



Local resident and Emergency Medical Services standards pioneer Eddie Manley was recently honored at the annual Oklahoma Emergency Medical Technicians Association banquet in Norman with the first ever Jon Hansen Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was created in memory of Jon Hansen who personified the Oklahoma Standard during the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. […]

NOC Student Interns at Sherwood Forest



TONKAWA — Northern Oklahoma College math major Ethan Fields is completing a summer internship with Sherwood Forest Camp. Sherwood Forest is a month-long camp in Lesterville, Mo., which serves low-income families and single-parent households from the inner city St. Louis area. “My primary duties are to counsel the children at the camp and help them better understand the basic applications […]

Beginners Line DanceClass At Senior Center

The Ponca City Senior Center will soon offer a beginners line dance class, again taught by Pat Brown. “Dancing isn’t just about the steps and music… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Richard Charles Washko

Richard Charles Washko, 82, of Ponca City, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, with family at his side. He was born in Hecktown, Pa., on Dec. 11, 1934, the son of Charles and Beatrice Hawk Washko. Dad was a graduate of the University of Tulsa and a retired veteran of the USAF and the […]

Lady Cats Sweep

RILEY BARRICK (15) of Ponca City returns a ball at the net during volleyball action Tuesday against Chisholm at Po-Hi. The Lady Cats defeated Chisholm… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Sand Springs Tops Lady Cats

KELCI HASENFRATZ of Ponca City unleashes a pitch during a softball game Tuesday against Sand Springs at the West Middle School softball field. Hasenfr… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.


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