Science and the Winter Olympics



The 2018 Winter Olympics opened in PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on Friday, February 9 and are scheduled to close on Sunday, February 25. If you are like most people, you will watch at least some of the events, even if it is just the highlights. The different sporting events are going to be showcasing athletic skill and a great deal of […]

New Advocate Sworn In



NEWKIRK On January 25, 2018, the Honorable Judge Bandy swore in Samantha Moran as a CASA volunteer — court-appointed special advocate for abused and neglected children. The newly appointed CASA volunteer joins 32 other dedicated community members who have been trained and are advocating for foster children in the county’s juvenile dependency court system. As officers of the court, they […]

New Clinic Expands Services in Ark City



ARKANSAS CITY — A new concept in health and wellness for Cowley County is open for business and already expanding its offerings. Cowley HealthWoRX is a direct primary care clinic located on the medical center campus at 6403 Patterson Parkway in Ark City. Initially the clinic was only open to employers and their employees. However, after a successful first month […]

Arts and Humanities Council To Host Free Concert at Poncan



Ponca City Arts and Humanities Council is excited to host Matt Stansberry and The Romance in concert at the Poncan Theatre on Friday, Feb. 23. The show will start at 8 p.m. and doors open at 7 p.m. The event is free to attend. Matt Stansberry & The Romance is a 9-piece, American Rock ‘N Roll band based in Oklahoma […]

Oklahoma Commission To Provide Free Legal Help



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A commission created by the Oklahoma Supreme Court is looking at new ways to provide free legal help to the poor in civil cases. “The whole goal here is to allow more people to do pro bono, to help people who otherwise wouldn’t have access to these legal services,” said Rebecca Hamrin, a member of the […]

Local Family Creates Accidental Winery



ADA, Okla. (AP) — The winery was an accident. Bob Waddell and his wife, Debbie, liked wine, so he decided to make some of his own. That turned out to be more than they could drink, so they started selling it. And while the wine has done pretty well, it’s the vineyard that’s become the star of the show. “We […]

Xi Zeta Lambda Chapter Holds Meeting



The Xi Zeta Lambda chapter met on Feb. 1. Vice president Francie James called the meeting to order in the home of Lila Logan with 10 members standing … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

City Tax Return



The Oklahoma Tax Commission report to the City of Ponca City indicates the sales tax collections for retail activity here during the approximate perio… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

PCDA Meeting



By LOUISE ABERCROMBIE News Business Editor Ponca City Development Authority approved an Agreement in Aid of Economic Development to the Bliss Manufact… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Cruelty to Animals



When I was five I saw four men that had a cat tied up by its hind legs and it was crying for mercy. There was nothing I could do about it then but the… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.


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