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10/21/2014

Marland Children’s Home Fall Festival 2014 will be held on Friday, Oct. 24 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. A haunted house will be available plus food, games, music and much more. The haunted house only will be open on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 7 to 10 p.m. Ticket prices are $1 per ticket, with the haunted house taking 10 tickets. Kiddie carnival games will be offered in the gymnasium. Admission for the that will be five tickets. A loaded baked potato bar will be offered for seven tickets plus cheeseburgers (three tickets), hot dogs (two tickets), cotton candy (two tickets) and more. Hot chocolate and a petting zoo will be free.

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The Carl and Carolyn Renfro Endowed Lectureship Program at Northern Oklahoma College featuring Andrew H. Card, Jr., former White House Chief of Staff on 9/11, has changed the date to Wednesday, Nov. 12. The dinner event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., the $10 tickets are available for purchase from NOC beginning Oct. 28, according to Sheri Snyder, vice president for development and community relations.

Business

Tonkawa Happenings Coming Up

TONKAWA — The Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting at the Tonkawa Tag Agency on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 11:45 a.m. The new owner is ...


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Education

JEFF DENTON, Ponca City Public School Child Nutrition director shows a group an example of a tray of food from one of the public schools. From left, Jeff Denton; Krista Neal, Stillwater Public Schools; Congressman Frank Lucas and Curt Roggow, SNA Legislative Consultant.

Group Discusses School Lunches

Changes in the National School Lunch and Breakfast program were the topic of discussion following a recent town meeting at the Ponca City Library ...

THE CHALLENGE Day program allowed students at East Middle School to experience innovative sessions designed to teach compassion, break down barriers, teach respect and promote school and community environments based on understanding, acceptance and love. The students were guided participants in a carefully-designed series of games, activities and trust-building exercises that break down the walls of separation and create new levels of empathy and respect.

East Middle School Students Participate In Teen Challenge Program

Imagine a school where every child feels safe, loved and celebrated. This is the vision behind Challenge Day, an award-winning day-long experient ...

Po-Hi Chorale to Present Fall Concert

The Ponca City High School Chorale will present its annual Fall Concert on Thursday, Oct. 23 at Grace Episcopal Church. The concert will begin at ...

Grade Cards Now Available Electronically

Grade cards will be available electronically for the first time through Ponca City Public School District’s PowerSchool student information ...


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Entertainment

One Ponca Citian Will Compete In Talent Show AT NWOSU

ALVA — Peyten Norris, of Ponca City, was among the 22 young ladies representing high schools in Oklahoma and Kansas. The students attended ...

Oklahoma City Horror Festival Begins Wednesday

OKLAHOMA CITY — Following up on last year’s highly successful outing, the Oklahoma City Film Club is back to host another series of f ...

Rocky Horror To Debut At Poncan Theatre Nov. 1

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, a 1975 musical comedy horror, based on a musical stage production of the same name, will make its debut at the Pon ...


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Religion

ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC School students greet Ponca City Wildcats with a pep rally as the team arrived to eat a pre-game meal at the Church before the recent Homecoming Game.

ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC School students greet Ponca City Wildcats with a pep rally as the team arrived to eat a pre-game meal at the Church bef ...

Walk Or Rock To Combat Hunger

On Sunday afternoon, Oct. 26, volunteers from various churches in Ponca City who want to combat hunger in the United States and around the world ...

ONE HUNDRED and forty-one quilts were on display at the Lutheran Women's Missionary League at First Lutheran Church. All quilts were packed in boxes the next day and transported to Wichita, Kan. by Gery and Marilyn Pralle where they are sent to Lutheran World Relief and the Lutheran Grain Train. These relief organizations see that the quilts are used in the United States or around the world wherever disasters have been experienced.

Quilts, Quilts And More Quilts

One hundred and forty-one quilts were on display at the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League at First Lutheran Church. The Quilting Group led ...

Ponca City Bahá’í Community

To Celebrate Holy Day

On Monday, Oct. 20, the Bahá’í Community of Ponca City will observe the holy day, the birth of The Báb at 6–7 p.m. at 9774 Rocky Ridg ...


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