Ronald Hugh Hutton

Ronald Hugh Hutton passed away at his home surrounded by his loving wife and four children on June 15, 2018, following a lengthy illness. He was born July 16, 1946, in Blackwell, and grew up in Braman. During high school, he was on the track team as a pole vaulter and played basketball and football. He continued to play football […]

Robert N. Colombe

Robert N. Colombe, resident of Tonkawa, died Saturday, June 16, 2018. He was 97. Arrangements are pending with Trout Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Tonkawa.

Richard Lee Cross

Richard Lee Cross was freed from his earthly body and re-united with his beloved wife, Vivian, on June 13, 2018, just weeks before his 92nd birthday. He was born on July 8, 1926, in Cushing, to William Luther “Luke” Cross and Ruby Kaufman Cross. The family, which included his older sister Verna, moved to Ponca City in 1930. As a […]

Betty Louise Box

TULSA — Betty Louise Box, 88, former resident of Ponca City, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Tulsa. She was a retired Oklahoma Natural Gas executive secretary. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, at South Tulsa Baptist Church Chapel, Tulsa. She will be laid to rest in Longwood Cemetery, Ponca City, with a committal service at 2:30 […]

City Briefs – 2018-06-17

Burglary Investigation ­— The Ponca City Police Department investigated a burglary in the 700 block of South 1st Street at 7:22 a.m. Friday in which a… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Man Hurt By Officer

TONKAWA (AP) — A 70-year-old man wanted by authorities in Kansas has been shot and wounded by a police officer following a traffic stop in Oklahoma.Th… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Nearly News – 2018-06-17

The Ponca City News is currently accepting stories and photos for the annual Welcome Neighbors special section. This is a special publication that will include information about the city, clubs, schools, churches and more. The deadline to submit information is Tuesday, June 19. All stories and photos can be emailed to

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