Don R. Colwell



Don R. Colwell, of Tonkawa, died, Sunday, Oct. 1, at Deaconess Hospital, Oklahoma City. He was 57. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Tonkawa. Don is survived by his mother Bertie Colwell, of Tonkawa; a brother, Rod Colwell and family, of Ponca City and his son, Kyle Colwell and […]

Pending – Alice Wilson



Alice Wilson, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Ponca City. She was 71. Arrangements are pending with Trout Funeral Home and Crematory.

Pending – Charlotte Harris



Charlotte Harris, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Ponca City. She was 82. Arrangements are pending with Trout Funeral Home and Crematory.

City Briefs – 2017-10-06

Fraud Report — The Ponca City Police Department was contacted at 9:08 a.m. Thursday by an employee of a business located in the 2900 block of North 14… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Weekend Happenings 2017-10-06



Weekend events in the Ponca City area. FridayThe Po-Hi Steppers will sponsor a Homecoming dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Po-Hi Commons. Wildcat … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

2017-10-06

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Ponca City Emergency Management – Wherever you are, protect yourself during an earthquake!

“SHAKE OUT DRILL” OCTOBER 19 AT 10:19 A.M. Wherever you are, protect yourself during an earthquake! Indoors: Drop, cover, and hold on. Drop to the floor, take cover under a sturdy desk or table, and hold on to it firmly. Be prepared to move with it until the shaking stops. If you are not near a desk or table, drop […]

Oklahoma Earthquake Hazards

2010 was an active year for earthquakes in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Geological Survey has recorded more than 200 earthquakes which occurred in Oklahoma. There have been nearly 60 earthquakes which were felt. This is a much greater number than in years past. The seismicity at this point appears consistent with normal background seismicity. Presently, the number of Earthquakes recorded in […]


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