TECT Aerospace Pledges $150,000 For Sumner Campus Naming Rights



ARKANSAS CITY — With excitement looming for the opening of the new Cowley College Sumner Campus Technology and Innovation Center in the fall of 2018, and the Short General Education Center in the fall of 2019, TECT Aerospace in Wellington, Kan., has announced its pledge of $150,000 for naming rights at the Sumner Campus. “We view this as an investment […]

Annual Camp At NOC Set for July 23-27



TONKAWA — Area youngsters entering Grades 6 through 12 can voyage through the arts under the guidance of top-notch artists at Arts Adventure 2018 Summer Camp set for July 23-27 at Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa. Also open to students who graduated high school this spring. Arts Adventure 2018 begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. […]

Significant Women in Oklahoma Agriculture Highlights Milburn Rancher Patti Townsend



By KAYLEE SNOW Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture MILBURN — Move and adapt. For Patti Townsend, her entire life could be described by these two words. After enduring the drought of the Dust Bowl, Townsend’s father, an Oklahoma farmer and coal miner, decided to move his family west to California during World War II. There was a need for work in […]

CASA of Kay and Noble Counties Announces Its Playhouse Winner



CASA of Kay and Noble Counties revealed the winner of the 2018 CASA Playhouse on Saturday, June 2 at the Herb Festival in Ponca City. After much anticipation, Ron Cremers, of the Ponca City Fire Department drew from the entries and announced Jimma Thompson of Ponca City as the winner. Thompson was very excited to be the winner. “This is […]

Milk, Dairy, Derivatives



Milk? Go to the dairy section of any grocery store. There you will find a host of products from cheese to yogurt to milk. Traditionally, when you said milk in relation to this section of the store, it would mean milk from a cow. Sure, you might find a choice between whole milk and a couple of low-fat milks, but […]

‘Build My Ride’ Comes to Newkirk



NEWKIRK — The Newkirk Main Street Promotion committee hosted a “Build My Ride” event at the Hole in Wall park on Saturday, June 9, drawing local students to design and a fun day for the community. Thirteen elementary and middle school aged students participated along with their adult escorts to the event and much creativity was shown in their “rides.” […]

Congressman Impressed With Sumner Campus Tech Center



WELLINGTON — Cowley College President Dr. Dennis C. Rittle and Sumner County Operations Officer Janet Grace recently hosted Congressman Ron Estes for a tour of the new Cowley College Sumner Campus Technology and Innovation Center. Congressman Estes expressed to Dr. Rittle how impressed he was to see the cooperation between the College and the Community to make this project a […]

The House FM Names New CEO



After serving 25 years as program director for 89.7 The House FM and 88.7 My Praise FM, Tony Weir has been named CEO of the non-profit Christian radio networks. Weir will be taking the reins from Doyle Brewer, who founded the ministry in 1992. Brewer retains his role as president as he transitions into semi-retirement. Weir was the first employee […]

Candidate Forum Set Friday



Local candidates for the Oklahoma State House of Representatives and the Oklahoma State Senate will take part in a public forum set Friday, June 22 in… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Lunch and Learn Scheduled



BLACKWELL — The Blackwell Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Lunch & Learn on July 18 with the topic, “Prevention of, and Response to, an Active … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.


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