Space Begins To Fill Up

EARLY ARRIVALS for the MotoPlayground Race motocross event wait for the gates to open this morning at Jack Blevins Motocross Park, located on West Pro… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

City Briefs 2017-10-18

Harvest Revival – Oct. 19-20, 7 p.m. and Oct. 21 at 2 p.m., Newkirk High School Gym (Mark Branch Fieldhouse), 207 Maple Street (behind courthouse lawn… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Emergency Sirens To Sound Thursday 2017-10-18

The testing of the Ponca City emergency siren warning system will be held at noon, every Thursday, according to emergency management operations direct… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.


The first-ever MotoPlayground Race was held last October in Ponca City, hashtagged “Make Ponca Great Again.” It did. Ponca City is back on the map for top-level amateur motocross racers across the country, and hotels, restaurants, and stores will see a big influx of customers and cash this weekend as the next step arrives. Over twelve hundred racers on the […]

SCKMC Enters the Stone Age With Inspirational Rocks

ARKANSAS CITY — A new craze is sweeping Cowley County and South Central Kansas Medical Center is jumping on the bandwagon. #620rocks is a local Facebook group dedicated to spreading joy through one of the planets most common items, rocks. You may have noticed the brightly colored rocks sitting around town, some with painted pictures, others with inspirational words, and […]

Cowley Breaks Sumner Campus Ground

WELLINGTON — Groundbreaking ceremonies for Cowley College’s Sumner Campus took place Wednesday, October 11 in Wellington. More than 270 individuals attended the event, which featured comments from Kansas Lieutenant Governor Dr. Jeff Colyer and Marjorie Short, owner of the Short Land Company. Colyer said this was a historic day and is something that Kansans are extremely proud of. “This is […]

Singer Will Clark Featured at Nowata Country Jubilee

NOWATA — The Fall music scene at the Nowata Country Jubilee is active and exciting. Fine local and regional musical talent will be presented there on Saturday, October 21. The Nowata Country Jubilee is located at 116 North Maple in Nowata. The formidable Jubilee house band, Classic Country, will provide foot-stomping accompaniment for the evening guest. Singer Will Clark, who […]

It Was Good News Day For PCDA on Thursday

By LOUISE ABERCROMBIENews Business EditorPonca City Development Authority announced several areas of good news at Thursday’s meeting.The main good new… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Area Calendar 2017-10-18

Every Day Principles Before Personalities, Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Harmony House upstairs (use south entrance by parking lot). Twice a Month Friday or Saturday Christian Singles Group meets twice a month, for more information on time and place, call 763-5945 or 762-1295. Every Sunday Flea Market At VFW, 6 a.m.-2 p.m., VFW Post, 3001 East Prospect, Ponca City, Vendor Spaces […]

It Was Fun Watching Home Run Challenges

By DAVID MILLER News Sports EditorSClBSeveral weeks ago, a caller left a message on my office voice mail. “We’ve got a couple of players who are close to breaking Roger Maris’ home run record. Do you think either will do it?” was all the message said. The call caught me off guard, a little, because there have been several players […]

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