All About Science – In Science, This Just In…



If you were listening to the news, you heard several stories that were science-based. In the past ten days, there have been several discoveries and technological advances that were highlighted in the news. For example, in the area of health, an announcement was made that scientists are not only sequencing DNA/RNA but now they are sequencing proteins as well. Understanding […]

Cowley’s Andreo Recognized For Exceptional Service



ARKANSAS CITY — The Quality Matters Conference recognizes faculty, staff, and institutions for advancing quality assurance. Quality Matters (QM), a leader in quality assurance for online education, recently held its 10th annual conference, “Gateway to Quality,” in St. Louis Missouri Oct. 30 – Nov. 2. During the conference, Eddie Andreo, Cowley College’s associate vice president of distance learning and site […]

NOC Presents The Spitfire Grill



TONKAWA — The Northern Oklahoma College Division of Fine Arts is presenting The Spitfire Grill, A Musical, Nov. 8-11 at the Kinzer Performing Arts Center in Tonkawa. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8-10 and 2 p.m. on Nov. 11. The production is directed by Chad Anderson. It is based on the music and book by James Valcq, lyrics and […]

Purple Heart Ceremony Set At NOC



TONKAWA — A Purple Heart Ceremony is set for Saturday, Nov. 10 at Northern Oklahoma College for 1st Lt. Strather Franklin Wood, USMC, and father of NOC Engineering, Physical Science, and Process Technology Division Chair Frankie Wood-Black. The ceremony is set for 11:30 a.m. at the Gazebo near the clock tower. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be […]

‘Visions of the Tallgrass’ Featured at Local Signing



On Sunday, Nov. 11 at 1:30 p.m., Harvey Payne and James Ronda will be at Brace Books and More in Ponca City to sign copies of their new book titled “Visions of the Tallgrass.” This beautiful coffee table style book captures the essence of the Tallgrass area just east of Ponca City. The text is written by James Rhonda and […]

Celebrating Freedom



Ponca City’s award-winning annual Veterans Day Parade, one of the premier parades in all of Oklahoma, took place on a crisp Saturday morning in the historic downtown district, and just eight days before the centennial anniversary of the end of World War I. A Veterans Day celebration followed at War Memorial Park, with local veterans honored by the community. This […]

Bedlam Just One of the Great Sports Rivalries



By DAVID MILLER News Sports Writer EDITORS NOTE — Saturday will be the renewal of an intense rivalry football game known in these parts as Bedlam. The thought of that game reminded me of this column that first appeared in February, 2015. ——— A big event for Oklahomans is coming up on Saturday, the annual football war known as Bedlam. […]

Area Calendar 2018-11-07



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Junior Main Street Services Statues



NEWKIRK — Newkirk Junior Main Street washed and waxed statues recently. This is an annual activity for them usually done shortly after school starts. Newkirk Junior Main Street seeks to improve and preserve the future of Newkirk’s downtown heritage while providing fourth through eighth graders a sense of ownership within their community. Among other endeavors, Newkirk Junior Main Street encourages […]

Artist Coalition



ALVA — The art work of Kyle Larson, assistant professor of art at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, was accepted for an exhibition in the Tulsa Artists’ Coalition (TAC) Gallery. The show “Gray Days” opened on Nov. 2, and will continue to Dec.1. Larson said the opening of his show would be part of the Tulsa Art Walk, with people able […]


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