Teams Honor Players Of Note By Retiring Numbers



By DAVID MILLER News Sports Writer EDITOR’S NOTE— This first appeared on Sept. 2, 2015. —— Flicking through stories from The Associated Press, I came across this piece that talked about the numbers famous athletes wore on their uniforms. For example, Babe Ruth wore No. 3 and Lou Gehrig wore No. 4, making those numbers famous just because of the […]

Pioneer Tech Again Awarded The Carl D. Perkins Grant

Pioneer Technology Center (PTC) has once again been awarded the Carl D. Perkins grant which is dedicated to increasing learner access to high-quality Career and Technical Education programs of study. The purpose of the Carl D. Perkins Federal Act is to develop more fully the academic, career, and technical skills of high school and adult students who elect to enroll […]

NOC Instructor Nominated for Influential Women List



TONKAWA — Northern Oklahoma College Art Instructor Jena Kodesh has been nominated for the 2018 Woman of the Year Award “50 Making a Difference.” The nomination was quite a surprise to Kodesh, who has taught 16 years as an adjunct and full time instructor at NOC. “I was in total shock,” she said when she found out the nomination in […]

Amatuer Rocket Launch Set For Pawhuska September 29



Tulsa Rocketry and the Pawhuska Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce High Frontier 15, an amateur rocket launch, which will take place at the Pawhuska Municipal Airport on Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30, 2018. For the fifteenth year in a row, hobby rocketry enthusiasts from across Oklahoma and several surrounding states willconverge on Pawhuska for two days […]

Shifting Gears

From Fastballs to Fast Bikes to Faster Cars

By STEVE DYE Mid-Week Editor Though most Ponca City sports fans would naturally enough think of Po-Hi standout and former major league pitcher Clint Sodowsky as more of a stick and ball guy, it’s not such a big secret among those that know him well that his first love was and still is motorsports. “I had that 1972 Monte Carlo […]

All About Science – I Spy With My Spectacular Eye



The eye is a pretty spectacular thing. For most of us we wake up in the morning and open our eyes and get a view of the world. But, most of us know that our vision is not perfect. Some of us rely on glasses, some on contact lenses, and some have even had surgeries to correct the vision. (The […]

Osage County Free Fair Opens Soon



Since 1913, the Annual Osage County Free Fair has been a staple and go-to affair for the people of Osage County. The 2018 Fair runs Sept. 12-15. The event is sponsored and promoted by the Osage County Commissioners. The current commissioners are: Jerry Howerton, District One Commissioner; Kevin Pasley, District Two and Darren McKinney, District Three. Each Commissioner appoints t […]

Student Takes Part in Internship



TONKAWA — Northern Oklahoma College Behavioral Science Major Gabriella (Gabby) Ochoa is participating in a two-year internship with the Kaw Nation Domestic Violence Program. Ochoa says “My primary responsibilities are contacting clients to check on them and collecting client satisfaction surveys.” She also sits in on intake sessions and provides childcare for clients during talking circles. Ochoa added, “I am […]

Northern Oklahoma Fishing Report 2018-09-05



FORT SUPPLYSubmitted by: ReichenbergerDate: Sept. 3Lake Elevation: NormalWater Temp and Clarity: MurkyCrappie, White Bass, WhiteAction: FairBaits: Ji… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Blackwell Museum To Host Land Run Celebration Soon



BLACKWELL — During the month of September many northern Oklahoma counties will celebrate and honor the Cherokee Outlet Land Run of 1893. This run took… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.


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