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Winners Showcase Set April 7



The Ponca City Federated Music Club invites the public to attend the Junior Music festival winners showcase at First United Methodist Church, Saturday April 7 at 2 p.m. The showcase is the opportunity for the community to hear all of the local winners and for the students to prepare themselves for the Oklahoma Federation of Music Clubs (OFMC) competition on […]

Malted Grains and Flavored Hops: Back Alley Brewers Open on Central



Back Alley Brewers and More opened its doors March 10 at 218 East Central. The business is a specialty retail store currently boasting wine making kits, cheese making kits, and also soda and beer brewing needs from beginner to the master brewer. Owner Travis Megee said he saw a need in the community for specialty craft beverage and food supplies […]

Nowata Jubilee to Feature John Edens



NOWATA — It is no April Fool joke: The Nowata Country Jubilee offers another exciting musical evening on Saturday, April 7, 2018. The house band The Classic Country Band will present a repertoire of popular country, gospel, and rock music for your enjoyment. The guest for the night is popular John Edens. Edens, who comes from Fredonia, Kansas, is quite […]

Area Calendar 2018-04-04



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 […]

Upsets Are What Make NCAA Very Special



By DAVID MILLER News Sports Writer The recently completed NCAA Tournaments, both men’s and women’s events, as usual provided a lot of drama and unexpected happenings. The sports world really was abuzz about the University of Connecticut’s women’s team losing for the second straight year in the semifinal round. The buzz was heard because it is almost taken for granted […]

Area Calendar 2018-03-28



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 […]

Opening Day is Favorite Holiday of Some



By DAVID MILLER News Sports Writer What is your favorite holiday? That was a question on an episode of “Family Feud” a while back. I don’t remember exactly how the 100 persons responded for the show’s purposes, but as you can imagine, Christmas and Thanksgiving were at the top. Added to the mix were the summer holidays of Independence Day, […]

Shoe Drive Underway By Newkirk Junior Class



NEWKIRK — The Junior Class at Newkirk High School is engaging in a fundraiser to support the 2018 and 2019 Newkirk High School Proms and after-prom activities by collecting gently used shoes. The class is working with the “Funds2orgs” organization, which picks up donated shoes of all sizes, shapes, and kinds, and distributes them to 25 countries including Haiti, Dominican […]

Significant Women in Oklahoma Agriculture Highlights Perry Farmer Juanita Bolay



By BRYAN PAINTER Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture PERRY – It all adds up. It’s important to have a good crop that translates to a solid harvest. It’s important to get good gain on cattle. It’s a blessing if the ice storms and hail storms miss you, but yet you receive good and timely rains. However, for it to all add […]

Cool News From Chemicals



Twice per year, chemists, chemical engineers, and other chemical related professionals get together to discuss new research findings in the area of chemistry. This past week, March 18 through 22, was the spring meeting of the American Chemical Society in New Orleans, Louisiana. There were over 13,000 papers presented over the five-day meeting. Here is just a sampling of the […]


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