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Ponca Chamber After Hours Today

The Ponca City Chamber’s Business After Hours for November will be hosted this evening by Hometown Realtors and Om (home without the H) Yoga and Wellness Center at 317 East Grand in Downtown Ponca City. It’s a come-and-go event and all chamber members are invited to attended between 5 and 7.

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Trio of Earthquakes Rattle Medford Area Tuesday Morning

Earthquakes have been rattling North Central Oklahoma this morning, including a 4.0 magnitude quake at 8:43 just a mile east of Medford. The area was also shaken by a couple smaller quakes this morning. Q 2.7 magnitude quake, centered 23 miles south of Medford, hit at 8am, and a third – measured at 2.6 – struck just 2 miles northeast ...

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Festival of Angels: Lights Go On Wednesday

Wednesday evening November 26, the 21st Annual “Festival of Angels” will officially open when the holiday lights go on at Lake Ponca Park. Wednesday night’s celebration will includes horse-drawn wagon rides through the park, hot cocoa and cookies with Santa and a marshmallow roast.   The event runs from 6 ’til 9pm and admission is free.

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Board Of Education Filing Window Opens December 1

If you want to run for an open board of education seat in Kay County, you can declare your can candidacy from December 1-3rd at the Kay County Court House in Newkirk. There are open board positions in Ponca City, Newkirk, Kildare, Peckham, Blackwell, Pioneer Technology, and Tonkawa.

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Tonkawa Chamber News: Olde Tyme Christmas and More

The Chamber of Commerce/Tonkawa Development Authority office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday and Friday. The annual Olde Tyme Christmas celebration will be Thursday, December 4th.  If your organization or business would be willing to participate in the parade, please contact the Chamber office, 628-2220.  Activities include children’s crafts, dining at local restaurants, lighting of the tree, parade, ...

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Po Hi Orchestras Make Beautiful Music at State Contest

Po Hi was well represented at the OSSAA State String Orchestra Contest at Edmond Santa Fe High School and came home well-rewarded.   The younger String Chamber Strings Orchestra had a great day earning straight “2” or Excellent marks.   The school’s top group, the Symphony Strings Orchestra, earned all straight Superior (1) ratings from all judges. This group also had top marks in ...

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Food Fair Saturday at Ponca’s Grace Episcopal Church

Grace Epicopal Church Women will be conducting a Food Fair Saturday morning in the Church Parish Hall at 109 North 13th Street in Ponca City. You’ll be able to browse and shop from a selection of casseroles, soups and desserts. Proceeds from the sale are used for local community outreach and other church programs. For more information, call 765-7609.

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Help Raise The Roof at Robson Friday Night

“Raise the Roof on Robson” – the 2nd Annual Winter Bash will be held tomorrow night at Po Hi’s Robson Field House. It’s a chance to get a preview of the winter sports programs at the high school and meet the athletes. The event is free and open to the public and starts at 6:30.

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Ponca Politics Forum Friday at Noon

Treasurer Christy Kennedy, County Clerk Tammy Reese, Kay County #2 Commissioner Jason Shanks and District Attorney Brian Hermanson will all be taking part in the next “Ponca Politics Forum” tomorrow at 12 noon at City Hall in the City Commission Chambers.    

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Newkirk Sophomores Host Thanksgiving Dinner

The Newkirk Thanksgiving tradition continues this weekend as Newkirk High School Sophomores host their annual Thanksgiving Dinner.  The menu includes Turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce, homemade hot rolls, pie, tea, and water and will be served from 11:00 am ’til 1:30 pm in the Newkirk Elementary School Cafeteria.  Cost is just $6.00 for adults and $4.00 ...

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