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Sense and Sensibility

By Ponca City News Staff | February 19, 2019

DEAR HARRIETTE: I have a single friend in her 40s who has a good job and is a solid person. She told me that she is researching adopting a child. She … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Virginia Purificacion Angle

By Ponca City News Staff | February 19, 2019

Virginia “Virgie” Purificacion Angle, passed away on Feb. 14, 2019, in the Integris Bass Baptist Medical Center in Enid at the age of 60 years. Virgie Angle was born June 25, 1958, in Cabanatuan City, Philippines, to Leonardo and Luisa (Sardillo) Purificacion. She was the eldest daughter of nine children. Her siblings are Eduardo, Benjamin, Rollie, Alexander, Flordaleza, Rowena, Eliseo […]

More snow, freezing rain across state

By Ponca City News Staff | February 19, 2019

More winter weather is heading into Oklahoma over the next couple of days. According to the National Weather Service, snow, sleet, freezing rain and f… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Helen Seubert

By Ponca City News Staff | February 19, 2019

Helen Seubert died at her home on Feb. 13, age 100. Helen was born to Ukrainian immigrant parents on Feb. 12, 1919. The family moved in 1923 from Bartlesville, Oklahoma, to Blackwell. Here she experienced some of the signal events of the twentieth century, the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and the U.S. entry into World War II. Helen graduated […]

Edith Purdy

By Ponca City News Staff | February 19, 2019

Edith Purdy of Blackwell died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, at her home in Blackwell at the age of 89 years. Services are pending with Roberts and Son Funeral Home.

Edith Merietta Purdy

By Ponca City News Staff | February 19, 2019

Edith Merietta Purdy of Blackwell died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, at her home in Blackwell at the age of 89 years. Edith Merietta Purdy was born on Aug. 13, 1929, in Blackwell to Henry Edward and Helen Mae (Wallace) Barrows Sr. She grew up in Blackwell and attended Blackwell Public Schools. Following her education she worked as a waitress at […]

Ask the Doctors

By Ponca City News Staff | February 19, 2019

Dear Doctor: Can you please explain scoliosis? My 11-year-old daughter was recently diagnosed with it, and though it’s mild, we’re very worried. Why d… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Were the MAGA hat teens victims of the Trump effect?

By Ponca City News Staff | February 19, 2019

Remember the “red hat” kids?Remember the video-recorded face-off between students from Kentucky’s all-male Covington Catholic High School, some of who… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Three Wildcats qualify

By Ponca City News Staff | February 19, 2019

JENKS — Three Ponca City Wildcat wrestlers qualified for the Class 6A State Tournament during last weekend’s Regional Tournament.Spencer Schickram qua… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Scholarships provided

By Ponca City News Staff | February 16, 2019

NORTHERN OKLAHOMA College Digital Media Institute students Trenton Claybaker and John Swanson received a scholarship from the North Central Oklahoma A… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.