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Sunday, November 29, 2015
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Please be winter weather aware if you are traveling this holiday weekend. If you must travel during inclement weather, travel at reduced speeds and keep a safe distance between vehicles. Pack water, blankets, jumper cables and flashlights. Remember to check the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority’s Twitter page @OKTurnpike, Facebook page, visit or call the Turnpike Road Condition hotline at 1-π877-403-7623 for road conditions before you go.


A PIECE OF HISTORY bit the dust with the demolition of the Pizza Inn building, which has been a land mark business building since 1969, when it first opened on North Fourteenth Street. The site is going to be occupied by a Golden Chick put in by Tony Nemer, owner of Pizza Inn. (News Photo by Louise Abercrombie)

Making Way For Something New

THE SHOPPING CENTER at East Prospect Avenue and North Turner Street has been revamped and a new sign gives a new name identifying it as Quail Creek Pl ...

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Sleepy Strip Center Presents Opportunities

The Quail Creek Market wasn’t dead, but it certainly wasn’t vibrant said Chris and Kandas Greenwood, principals of real estate manage ...

THE NURSES PINNING ceremony at Pioneer Technology Center recognized 19 Practical Nurses graduating students in a candle lighting ceremony. Pictured front row left to right, Leah Peters, Newkirk; Tiffani Czapansky, Pond Creek; Sally Thompson, Ponca City; Jocelynn Brassfield, Fairfax; Kathryn Sullins, Instructor and LaRhonda Rudd, Teaching Assistant. Middle Row left to right includes Ashley Payne, Ponca City; Robyn James-Roberts, Ponca City; Stacy LaBlue, Ponca City; Lindsay Shuemake, Perry; Amy Burdick, Ponca City and Cindy Thompson from Billings. Back includes Mary Allan, Instructional Director; Ginny Veal, Instructor; Tera McCleary, Blackwell; Kaitlyn Lawson, Ponca City; Cari Reeves, Ponca City; Tiffany Green, Arkansas City, Kan.; Missey Allensworth, Ponca City; Amy Webber, Ponca City; Cassie Chavez, Ponca City; Taylor Keesee, Ponca City and not pictured is Hayley Johnston from Newkirk.

Pioneer Tech Pins 19 As Practical Nurses

Nineteen students recently received certificates and awards before reciting the nurse’s pledge and participated in the pinning ceremony at ...

Small Business Saturday In Its Sixth Year

Black Friday has been targeted by large retailers as a day for shopping for the holidays. As an alternative shopping day small retailers from coa ...

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MADE IN OKLAHOMA Products were the focus of an educational lunch at Kildare School last Friday. Shown here with the Oats product explanation board are, from left, Brenna Gallaway, Kaden Baker and Edward Gonzal. The guests were treated to food using the MIO products and the students told about the ingredients. (News Photo by Louise Abercrombie)

MADE IN OKLAHOMA Products were the focus of an educational lunch at Kildare School last Friday. Shown here with the Oats product explanation boar ...

PC Middle Schools Will

Compete For Band Honors

West and East Middle School students will represent Ponca City Public Schools on Saturday, Jan. 16 at NWOSU in Alva at the 25th Annual Red Carpet ...

Donation Made


At the October Northern Oklahoma College (NOC) Board of Regents meeting, NOC Regent Linda Brown presented two $5,000 donations, one on behalf of ...

OSU Moves Up In Native American Grads

STILLWATER — The number of Native American students earning a bachelor’s degree is on the rise at Oklahoma State University, rei ...

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BROOKFIELD WESLEYAN Church pastor Mark Busch has been preaching a series entitled

Brookfield Blessings

Brookfield Wesleyan Church, 303 East Brookfield, hopes they have made a “big impact on Ponca City in a small way.”

Pastor Mark Busch ...

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Church Briefs 2015-11-20

New Leader Appointed

Susan Brunkow, First Lutheran Church, has been appointed to the National Leader Development Team for Lutheran Women’s ...

A GRADE school class joins Hillary Bennett on the compound during recess. Bennett said the kids were obsessed with the missionary's cellullar phones. Bennett said they taught the children how to play duck duck goose.

Brookfield Wesleyan Church Member Visits South Sudan

Brookfield Wesleyan Church member Hillary Bennett has returned home from a 10-day medical mission trip to South Sudan.

Bennett traveled to the A ...

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