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City Calendar – 2018-12-05

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 […]

City Calendar – 2018-11-28

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 […]

Scholarships presented to top-two Queen Alalah candidates



ARKANSAS CITY — The top-two finalists for Queen Alalah LXXXVII, Livian Eaton and Halle Bucher, were recently presented with scholarships. Eaton, who was crowned Queen Alalah LXXXVII on Oct. 26, was awarded a Dorothy Moore Harbaugh (Queen Alalah I) Endowed Scholarship worth $600 and a scholarship on behalf of the Ark City Clinic worth $500. “These scholarships are so kind […]

Significant Women in Oklahoma Agriculture Highlights McClain County’s Jaynie Dowd



By BRYAN PAINTER
OK Dept. of Agriculture WASHINGTON — Most people are familiar with the catch-all phrase, “other duties as assigned.” Jaynie Dowdle thinks it may have been in her wedding vows and she just didn’t hear it at the time. Jaynie Staggs met Greg Dowdle on Main Street in Purcell. However, when they married on Dec. 5, 1975, he took […]

All About Science – On Running Out of Fuel



Most of us have been there: You are mowing the lawn, and your lawn mower stops, or you are driving along (and haven’t been paying attention to the gauge) and your car sputters and stops. You have run out of fuel necessary to complete the task. And, while these events are a temporary inconvenience and may be frustrating at the […]

Power Play



By STEVE DYE Mid-Week Editor In the modern era of computer tablets, cell phones, and game consoles, children might not remember what it is to play without power. Union Street Elementary fourth grade classes received a visit from Ponca City Energy last week, with representatives demonstrating that while electricity might power toys, it is certainly nothing to play with. Accompanied […]

Writers’ Corner held at Cowley



ARKANSAS CITY — The Creative Writing program at Cowley College, along with the creative writing club Creative Claws hosted the first Writers’ Corner of the year on Tuesday, October 30. Over 50 students and guests turned out to support the writers. Ten writers presented 26 original works, including poetry and short fiction and non-fiction, during the evening. “As usual, I […]

Forty-plus years later, Purple Heart awarded



By STEVE DYE Mid-Week Editor TONKAWA — Veteran’s Day hit home Saturday with belated recognition for one man’s sacrifice for his country as he was honored with a Purple Heart Ceremony held on the Northern Oklahoma College campus. The rememberance, with the medal presented by Marine Color Guard representatives, was held in the wake of successful efforts to have the […]

Area Calendar 2018-11-14



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 […]

Schenkel, Carter, Weber — now that’s bowling



By DAVID MILLER News Sports Writer Every October for the past few years my wife Lynnita and I have taken a three-day respite in a resort area near Branson. This year friends and family told us about a new part of the resort that includes a lot of games and activities. One of those activities that is available on the […]


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