NOC Communication Student Participates in CEC Internship



TONKAWA — Northern Oklahoma College communication major Michael Gilmore is participating in an internship with the NOC Cultural Engagement Center. Gilmore films special event hosted in the Cultural Engagement Center (CEC), edits the footage, and posts videos to the Center’s social media platforms. The CEC supports Native American students and low-income students through retention and graduation efforts. So far, Gilmore […]

NOC Seeking Distinguished Alumni HOF Nominations



TONKAWA — Northern Oklahoma College is seeking nominations for the 2019 NOC Distinguished Alumni Award. Nominations are due Nov. 1, according to Jill Green, alumni relations coordinator. Recipients will be inducted into the NOC Hall of Fame at the Alumni and Friends Reunion to be held in the Renfro Center, March 30, 2019. The Distinguished Alumni Award has been established […]

Area Calendar 2018-10-17



Every Day Principles Before Personalities, Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Harmony House upstairs (use south entrance by parking lot). Twice a Month Friday or Saturday Christian Singles Group meets twice a month, for more information on time and place, call 763-5945 or 762-1295. Every Sunday Flea Market At VFW, 6 a.m.-2 p.m., VFW Post, 3001 East Prospect, Ponca City, Vendor Spaces […]

Tex Winter Made Impact on Basketball World



By DAVID MILLER News Sports Writer It was with sadness that I read The Associated Press story last week concerning the death of veteran basketball coach Tex Winter. Although Winter had a long distinguished career coaching basketball, first at the college level and then in the NBA, he will always have a special place in my memory. That memory goes […]

Watchfire Event Planned



The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 750 of Ponca City is announcing it will host its 20th annual Watchfire this coming Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. The… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

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MotoPlayground Race Continues to Rewrite Ponca City Motocross History

By STEVE DYE Mid-Week Editor At 9 a.m. this morning the gates opened at Jack Blevins Motocross Park, with first dozens of vendors and then hundreds of motorhomes and funhaulers rolling into the pit and camping areas for what may be Ponca City’s biggest motocross race ever. Now, those may be bold words to those who remember the halcyon days […]

New Inductees to Enter Athletic Hall of Fame at Southwestern



WINFIELD — The Southwestern College Athletic Hall of Fame will induct seven new members Saturday, Oct. 20, in the Roy L. Smith Student Center at 10 a.m. Inductees will also be introduced at halftime of the Southwestern-Bethel Homecoming football game. The new members are Kalan Powers ’04, Stephen Peebles ’88, Torey Keller ’87, Darren Boyd ’85, Paul Steele, ’85, Cheryl […]

Medicare Drug Plan Assistance Offered



Assistance will soon be available for Kay County area residents in evaluating the best and most cost-effective choice among Medicare Part “D” Drug Plans for 2019, based on their particular medications. ConocoPhillips, Phillips 66, and other volunteers, who have been trained in the use of the computer modeling program provided by Medicare, will be offering this individual help. There is […]

Cowley October Student Of The Month Thriving in America



ARKANSAS CITY — Growing up in Padova, Italy, Anna Maggiolo found success as a student-athlete. However, she wondered what life was like in America. The sophomore business administration major has continued her success as a student-athlete at Cowley College in Arkansas City and was recently named the school’s October Student of the Month. Maggiolo is the daughter of Catia Trolese. […]

Fairfax Bounces Back From Storm Damage For Delayed Heritage Day



By STEVE DYE Mid-Week Editor FAIRFAX — Going into Sunday, Oct. 7, plans were well in place for the annual Heritage Day celebration in Fairfax, which had been all set to go for the following Saturday on Oct. 13. Then, that Sunday night, those plans were immediately swept to the side as the Fairfax downtown district was hit by one […]


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