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Liberty Elementary school teacher, Katy Thomason has been selected as the Ponca City Public Schools’ 2018 District Teacher of the Year.  The announcement was made at the annual Teacher of the Year Banquet held on February 21 at the high school commons. With over 200 people in attendance, this year’s …Read More

From A News Release The Ponca City High School will initiate CPR Awareness training on March 6 through 8, 2017 for all seniors as a means to meet their graduation requirement as outlined in the Dustin Rhodes and Lindsey Sneed CPR Training Act. Beginning with the 2015-2016 school year, all …Read More

A water line break Sunday caused some low pressure issues. Customers on Drake Lane were affected, as well as those on Lemon Tree Lane. The pressure issues also stretched from Donner Drive and North 14th. Kay County Water District 3 has also been affected. The broken line was an 18-inch …Read More

The Process Technology (PTEC) Program at Northern Oklahoma College (Tonkawa Campus) is currently accepting applications for the fall 2017 semester. This is a two-year program that provides industry specific training for individuals interested in refining, oil and gas, and other process industries. Upon completion of the program, students receive an associate in …Read More

The Ponca City Leadership Alumni Luncheon will be held on Thursday, April 6 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Ponca City Country Club Ballroom.  Cost to attend is $16.00 per person. Our featured speaker will be Mayor Homer Nicholson.  The Mayor will be discussing how our community is doing today, …Read More

Ponca City DECA recently attended the Oklahoma DECA State Career Development Conference in Tulsa. The 30 Ponca City DECA members competed against over 1,500 other Oklahoma DECA members in areas of finance, hospitality, marketing and management. The chapter was very successful in their competitions and brought home the following awards: …Read More

On Friday, February 17, 2017, Po-Hi will be honoring the 1987 Po-Hi Girls Basketball Championship team and the Rehl coaching era during halftime of the girls Varsity game. It will also be Senior Night. Seniors will be honored at 6:00 p.m. with the girls game starting at 6:30 p.m. The …Read More

Things haven’t been going well in the Perry school district. The school board there has suspended Superintendent Scott Chenoweth. Attorneys and school district officials aren’t saying anything publicly about the suspension, but it comes about three weeks after a teacher’s aide was arrested and accused of inappropriately touching seven children …Read More

Authorities say a man has died and an unborn baby was lost after a crash in Pawnee County. According to reports, 22-year old Austin Franks of Fairfax was driving southbound on State Highway 18, about 3 miles north of Pawnee, at around 8:15 a.m. on Feb. 15. Franks’ vehicle reportedly …Read More

Kay County Commissioners have approved a motion to enter into a lease agreement between the authority and the USDA. Attorney David Cummings said the plan is to pay the Use Tax Account back after the USDA loan is paid back. There is a 2.37 percent interest rate on the principal. …Read More