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Wednesday, October 26, 2016
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Ponca Politics Committee of the Ponca City Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a public forum at noon Wednesday at the Commissioners Room at City Hall. The presentation on the state questions on the November ballot will be explained by Pat McFerron with Capitol Gains.


The Kay County Election Board wants to remind voters that early voting will occur in Oklahoma on Nov. 3 and 4 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


GROUNDBREAKING for the new Continental Carbon Company $110 million dollar cogeneration facility on the grounds of the present plant drew a large crowd Thursday. On the shovels are Laurence Beliel, left, Ponca City Development Authority; Vance Johnson, Kay County Commissioner District 1; Mayor Homer Nicholson; Phillip Burton, Plant Manager; Dennis Hetu, President and CEO Continental Carbon Company of Houston; and Rob Nebergall with the builder Babcock and Wilcox Company. See related photo page 8A.

Company Breaks Ground on Facility




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The large crowd attending groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Continental Carbon $1 ...

Manufacturer’s Day Set

At P.C. Hangar Oct. 28

A special event coming up to celebrate manufacturing in Ponca City has been set for Friday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Ponca City Ha ...

PONCA CITIANS honored at the Manufacturing Week Awards in Oklahoma City were Erik Peitz, left, general manager of Custom Mechanical Equipment, who received an award for diversifying manufacturing and Greg Neisen, right, accepted the Sustainability Award for 48 years of manufacturing by Precision Tool and Die. (Photo Provided)

Three P.C. Firms Win Four State Awards

October 7th was the official day designated in celebration of Manufacturing across the nation. Here in Oklahoma and definitely in Ponca City, man ...

Boulevard Extension

Gets PCDA Approval


News Business Editor

Trustees of the Ponca City Development Authority unanimously awarded the bid of Sooner Construction ...

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Student Receives OSU Honors

STILLWATER — The OSU Honors College has recognized 148 honors students who received either the General Honors Award or the Departmental Hon ...

LINCOLN ELEMENTARY School Teacher, Dana Castleman (right) and Phillips 66 Plant Manager, Tim Seidel (left) observe students using ST Math.

Phillips 66 Awards Grant For ST Math

The Ponca City Public School district received a grant in excess of $600,000 from Phillips 66 to purchase Spatial Temporal (ST) Math licenses for ...

NOC Student Wins Scholarship

Jaelin Dollretta Kent, of Tonkawa, won a Northern Oklahoma College tuition waiver scholarship when her name was drawn from registrations at the r ...

NOC Will Offer FAFSA Help

Northern Oklahoma College and Blackwell, Perry, Ponca City and Tonkawa high schools will host Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) co ...

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JASON PETTY will portray country music legend Hank Williams in a one-man show coming to the Poncan Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 22. Petty's performance originated in a critically acclaimed two-year run playing Williams in

One Man Show Comes

To Poncan Theatre

Entertainment reviewers from major publications including the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Billboard, Entertainment Weekly and the Tennessean h ...

Kyle Dillingham To Hold Release Party At Poncan

The Poncan Theatre will be the site of the release party for Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road’s newest CD on Thursday, October 27.

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Local Church Announcements

Collecting Donations

Albright United Methodist Church, 128 South Palm, is collecting boxes of cereal unscented diaper wipes, Playdoh and snacks ...

SQ 790 Reflects Tensions

By Warren Vieth

Oklahoma Watch

State Question 790 raises fundamental issues about church-state collaboration and could have significant lo ...

Bartlesville FBC Turning 125

BARTLESVILLE — Bartlesville First Baptist Church will celebrate its 125th year with two special Anniversary Celebration services on Sunday, ...

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