Bannister Did What Some Thought Impossible



By DAVID MILLER News Sports WriterSClBIs it just my imagination, or has the sport of track and field faded to relative obscurity? Seems to me that when I was a youngster, many of those who excelled at one of the track or field events were household names. Quick, other than what’s his name Bolt, who are the top stars in […]

Work Party Planned for Veteran’s Memorial Project Restorations and Repairs



The Veteran Memorial Restoration Project, sponsored by the Ponca City VFW Post 1201 and Veterans Day Parade Committee and funded by Creekside Village Assisted Living Center, is repairing and restoring the final resting place of all veterans interred at IOOF Cemetery. Many monuments have eroded due to the effects of time and weather. Many others have been damaged or vandalized. […]

Pioneer Technology Center Names New Superintendent



Pioneer Technology Center’s Board of Education has voted to offer the position of Superintendent to Traci Thorpe, currently Deputy Superintendent at Pioneer Tech. Thorpe has accepted and is slated to replace Bruce DeMuth upon his retirement on June 30, 2018. Thorpe will be the seventh Superintendent to serve at Pioneer Tech since its beginning in 1973. “The PTC Board is […]

Pioneer Tech Roast Scheduled



The popular annual Pioneer Tech Center Roast has been scheduled for Thursday, April 12. Mary Austin, PTC Foundation Chairman, announces this year that Adam Leaming, CEO of University Center, will be roasted. He is immediate past president of the Ponca City Area Chamber of Commerce. The mission of the event is to raise money for scholarships. The event will be […]

New Mentor Program Being Offered



The Ponca City office of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma is offering something new and exciting in our schools. The agency’s first school-based mentoring matches in Ponca City were made recently at Lincoln Elementary. One of these new school based matches pairs Ponca City Chief of Police and Big Brother Don Bohon with his new Little Brother, Antwone. When […]

Ponca City Is Named 2017 Tree City USA



Ponca City was named a 2017 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Ponca City achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita, and an Arbor Day […]

New Trustee for PCDA Sworn In



By LOUISE ABERCROMBIENews Business Editor Ponca City Development Authority swore in a new trustee at the March meeting, Lanita Chapman, City Commissio… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Receive Positive Report On Sales Tax Collections



By LOUISE ABERCROMBIENews Business EditorThe City of Ponca City received a positive report from the Oklahoma Tax Commission, sales tax collections fo… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Make Plans Now To Prepare for Weather



In the blink of an eye, disasters can alter a family’s normal routine. Neighborhood streets can be closed because of large debris or downed power line… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Funds Available for Counties



The Long Term Care Authority of Enid Area Agency on Aging announces the availability of Older Americans Act funds for legally formed Public, Private o… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.


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