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Community Invited to Back-to School Prayer Walk

The First United Methodist Church, PC invites you to the annual Back-to-School Prayer Walk. The event is scheduled for August 27th from 7:00 am to 9:00 am to intercede for students and teachers as they start the new school year. The Prayer Walk will be held at the Ponca City...
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Law enforcement logs Aug. 7-9

The following information is provided by Ponca City police. At 1:58 a.m. PCPD received a report of a group of juveniles who reportedly broke into a bus at Bible Baptist Church, 333 S. Washington. officers responded and reported the church was secure and the bus door was open. At 6:40...

New Osage Casino construction delayed to 2023

The Osage Nation is delaying the opening of its new Bartlesville and Pawhuska casinos to 2023 due to supply chain problems with construction materials. Construction on both projects began June 15, 2021, with the Tribe announcing at the time expected openings in fall 2022. Now, the Bartlesville casino is expected to open on Oct. 27, 2023 and the Pawhuska location on Nov. 10, 2023.

Suspension from Athletic Activities for Unsporting Behavior Rule Enacted

The OSSAA has enacted a new rule, Suspension from Athletic Activities for Unsporting Behavior Rule, in efforts to improve sportsmanship at high school and middle school athletic events. Ponca City Public Schools is an OSSAA member school. Any “egregious” unsportsmanlike behavior by Coaches, Players, or Fans two or more times...
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More Charlie’s Tellers announced

Body Charlie Adams Day will soon be here on September 10, 2022. Lots of great BBQ and plenty of free entertainment. The Oklahoma Humanities Council has provided a grant for Charlie’s Tellers. These talented storytellers will be in front of the Newkirk Public Library. Kim Shafer Shanks will portray...

New Excise Board member appointed

NEWKIRK — Judge Lee Turner swore in new Kay County Excise Board member Jeff Wilson today. Wilson replaces the retiring Joe Carey. Wilson is the former Newkirk Middle School principal. He joins J.C. Estes and Steve Austin on the board.

23 Best & Fun Things to Do in Pawhuska (OK)

In search of the best and most fun things to do in Pawhuska, OK? This city have some of the best attractions to give you a fun stay. Pawhuska is a city in Oklahoma State and the county seat of Osage County, United States. The city, founded in 1872, is named in honor of an Osage Chief from the 19th century but was first known as Deep Ford before Paw-Hiu-Skah, which translates to “White Hair.”

PC Chamber Stuff The Bus Will be Back at Walmart

The Ponca City Chamber of Commerce “Stuff The Bus” with school supplies will be held at Walmart on East Prospect on Saturday, August 20th, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. They will be set up at each door and hope people will donate both school supplies or money.
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Barbara Kay (Adams) Mayes

Body Barbara Kay (Adams) Mayes passed away peacefully at the Clarehouse in Tulsa on August 4th, 2022 after a very brief illness. Graveside services will be 10am Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Odd Fellows Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601.
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Dorothy Jannell (Jan) Sensintaffar

Body Dorothy Jannell (Jan) Sensintaffar, 75, of Broken Arrow, OK, went to be with our lord and savior on July 29, 2022. Jan was born October 21, 1946, in Ponca City, Ok to Ray and Ruby (Fancher) Madderra. She graduated from Ponca City High School in 1964 and continued her...

Obituary for Tishia Green

May 15, 1983 ~ July 2, 2022 (age 39) Tishia Marie Green, loving mother, daughter, and sister, passed away on July 2, 2022 after losing her battle with brain cancer. Tishia was born May 15, 1983 in Hagerstown, Maryland to Vickie Sue Neal and James “Jimmy” Green. She was hard working and very independent, which led her to being an entrepreneur who was on her way. Tishia always said that she didn’t need nobody to cosign for her.
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A busy weekend in Ponca City

Body The Ponca City Main Street (PCMS) organization held their Casino Grand special event on Friday, Aug. 5 from 7 pm to 11 pm. The event was held in the Summit room at City Central located at 400 E. Central Ave. and featured a variety of casino games including craps, poker, roulette, and blackjack. (Photo by Calley Lamar)
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Gene V. Dougherty Retrospective Exhibition to be held Aug. 11 to Aug. 20

The City Arts Organization, formerly known as the Ponca City Art Association (PCAA), hosted a retrospective exhibition celebrating the life of artist Gene V. Dougherty. Dougherty was an accomplished artist in watercolor and oils, characterizing the American West with an open, clear, and refreshing realism. Dougherty taught art at Northern Oklahoma College (NOC) in Tonkawa for 31 years and is known for his paintings of local buildings, wildlife, hunting scenes, landscapes, and Native American dancers.

New Wakon Iron Hall to be Built

In July, the Wakon Iron building was razed due to size issues but now the Pawhuska Village Community and the Osage Nation are celebrating the beginning of construction on a new Wakon Iron Hall. Officials from the Osage Nation and the Pawhuska Village Community broke ground on the new larger...
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Volleyball team has potential for growth

Body When Ponca City volleyball Coach Jennie Hinterreiter looks at her 2022 team, she sees a very youthful bunch, but one with a great potential for growth. The Lady Cats have some scrimmages under their belts, but will officially initiate the season by participating in a tournament Friday and Saturday in Sand Springs. The eighth grade team was scheduled to host Bartlesville Tuesday.
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Ponca City Fire had a sold out banquet for All Fired Up, Sat., Aug. 6

On Saturday, Aug. 6, the Ponca City Fire and Life Safety Council and the Ponca City Fire Foundation teamed up to hold their “All Fired Up” fundraiser banquet and auction. All Fired Up is the only fundraiser that they do and all of the profits go back into the fire department to better the community. This money is used to support things like the new training center, free car seat checks, fire prevention programs in the community’s schools, and more. They had a great turnout and were completely sold out of tickets, thanks to the community.