Sherri Lynn Parr-Powers

Sherri Lynn Parr-Powers died on Dec. 1, 2018 at Baptist Integris Hospital in Oklahoma City, surrounded by her loved ones. Sherri started her adventurous life on March 16, 1961 when she was born to Lt. Col. (Ret.) Gary and Pat (Clark) Parr in Lawton, Okla. Sherri always considered life an adventure. Her first adventure was being an “Army Brat” for […]

Tonya K. McDougall

Tonya K. McDougall, resident of Ponca City, passed away on Dec. 3, 2018. She was 60 years old. Services are pending with Trout Funeral Home & Crematory.

Midterm election, while not a no-hitter, was a solid outing

Much of what I know about politics I learned from sports. If you want to know what’s going on in a baseball game, for example, you’ve got to know not … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password


Wednesday Louis Edward Backhaus — The body will lie in state at the funeral home Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon. The casket will also be opened following the service. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5 in Miller-Stahl Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in Newkirk Cemetery with […]

John Hiram Sixkiller

John Hiram Sixkiller of Oklahoma City died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at his home at the age of 46 years. John Hiram Sixkiller was born on Nov. 22, 1972, in McKinney, Texas, to Roger Lee and Marelene Cora Olin Sixkiller. In 1973 he moved with his family to Blackwell where he grew up and graduated from Blackwell High School in […]

Four O’Clocks hold luncheon

FRUIT SALAD with orange sherry dressing. (News Photo by Sherry Muchmore) During the last week of November, the Four O’ Clock Garden Club held their me… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Ella Caroline Hall Cariker

Ella Caroline Hall Cariker of Ponca City, formerly of Cushing, was the daughter of Leo Bennett Hall Sr. and Sybil Satterfield Hall. She was born July 29, 1933 at Whitefield, Oklahoma, and passed from this life November 30, 2018. Ella was reared and educated at Whitefield and graduated from Stigler High School in 1951. Following high school, she started her […]

The best day of your life

If you ask my friend Robert how he’s doing, he always gives the same answer.“Best day of my life!”Even though the chances that today is really the bes… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Barbara Jean Newland

Barbara Jean Newland (Nee Ford) went home to her heavenly resting place on Nov. 23, 2018 in her home surrounded by family. She enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother and step-father Ruby L and Melvin Watkins; her father Eldon J Ford; her sister Carole Ford; her daughter […]

Sleepwalking to a trade war

All the signs are pointing to the Trump administration sleepwalking toward a global trade war.It is not simply that the United States is now regarding… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

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