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Friday, September 30, 2016
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OKLAHOMA'S OWN Justin Bogle was featured on the Moto Playground cover in 2011 at the age of 18, right, and was also the subject of an advertisement for Playground's sister magazine, The PICKLE Motocross Illustrated. The ads placed inside the Playground publications regularly feature youth and amateur racers, bringing early fame and notoriety to 6-year-olds, 8-year-olds, and 12-year-olds. Many of those subjects have gone on to success as professionals in later life. Cushing-native Bogle, for instance, a three-time Amateur National Motocross Champion, captured a 250 Supercross championship for Honda's GEICO Powersports team in 2014 and then rode for Honda in the premier 450 class this season. Bogle is rumored to be a frontrunner for a much-coveted 450 ride with Team RCH Suzuki for 2017.

Rewriting History

By STEVE DYE Mid-Week Editor For 40 years running, the Grand National Championships were a focal point of amateur motocross nationwide — and of mid-summer in Ponca City. This year, for the first time since 1975, the Jack Blevins Motocross Park was silent and empty in July. There are p ...

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Business

Santa Bucks Christmas Promotion For Christmas Now In Full Swing

By LOUISE ABERCROMBIE

News Business Editor

Always busy, while the Ponca City Area Chamber membership drive is beginning to wind down, the Sant ...

New Nutrition, Tea Shop Opens Recently on Grand

A new nutritional shake and tea shop, Ponca City Nutrition, has opened at 215 East Grand Avenue. Donnetta Conley, one of partners, said “We ...

The Perk ‘Wows’ Owner During Recent Opening

By LOUISE ABERCROMBIE

News Business Editor

“Wow,” said Jennifer Green, answering what the response was to the opening of her coffe ...

Area Business News; Notes and Quotes 2016-09-28

Fairfax to get HUD Funds

FAIRFAX — The city of Fairfax is set to get a new $1 million fitness center funded by an $800,000 grant from the ...


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Education

One Book, One District Project Begins Oct. 3

Beginning on Oct. 3, Ponca City Public School’s elementary schools will embark on a special project, a district-wide book club called One B ...

Ponca City Public School Attendance Awareness Month

Ponca City Public Schools (PCPS) is kicking off a community-wide Attendance Awareness Month in October to educate the community regarding the iss ...

Student Awarded Scottish Rite Scholarship

A Ponca City student, Charles Wylie of Ponca City, majoring in English education at Northwestern Oklahoma State University has been awarded the G ...

THE LOCAL DECA chapter installed their 2016-17 officers and members at their September Meeting at Lake Ponca.

Local DECA Chapter Names Officers For 2016-17

The Ponca City DECA chapter (Distributive Education Clubs of America), installed their 2016-17 officers and members at their September Meeting at ...


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Religion

Church Briefs 2016-09-30

Fall Carnival

Kildare Baptist Church will hold a Fall Carnival on Oct. 2 from 4-6 p.m. located at 800 Church St.

Activities include bounce hou ...

Denison Performing At Crestview Baptist

Jamey Denison will perform a free concert at Crestview Baptist Church, 38 South Indian Hill road on Oct. 2 at 10:30 a.m.

Denison has toured thro ...


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