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Severe Weather Roundup-March 29th

Last night’s round of severe weather left little damage locally, but did cause power outages, localized flooding, and possibly a lightning-strike victim: 9 p.m.-The NWS issues a severe thunderstorm watch for the Kay County area. 9:34 p.m.-The first of two …Read More

NOC Tonkawa Coming Events, March 30 – April 7

Thursday, March 30 Women’s History Month. Discussion featuring Natalie Shirley (students & NOC employees) – 12:15 to 1 p.m., Renfro Center room 115; Shirley currently serves as OSU-OKC president and formerly served as Oklahoma secretary of commerce and tourism and …Read More

Local Concert Series Entering Its 82nd Year

The Ponca City Concert Series, active since 1933, is about to get underway for the new season. Cindy Wigley says the membership options are easier to pay than ever before. “We have a new website,, where you may pay …Read More

Multi-Offender Back In Jail

    A convicted offender from Ponca City is facing more charges after a local arrest. 28 year old Scott Mears was booked after his arrest on charges of second degree burglary, possession of burglary tools, possession of methampthetamines and …Read More

‘Miss Kaw Lake’ Coming Soon

The annual Miss Kaw Lake Pageant is just weeks away, and entries are being accepted now through close of business April 7th. The theme for this year’s pageant is “Earth Day.” Organizers stress that all makeup should be age appropriate. …Read More

THS Outstanding Alums Sought

The Tonkawa Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for their 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award. The deadline for nominations is close of business May 1st. Qualifications and forms are available at the school’s website, or my calling Melinda Glasgow at 580-628-2987. …Read More