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NOC Cheer Tryouts

Tryouts for the 2015-2016 Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa Cheer Team are scheduled for Tuesday, April 21 in the NOC Wellness Center beginning at 4 p.m.  Tryouts will include stunting, tumbling, fight song, and a home cheer.  In addition, three open gym sessions will be held on Sunday’s, March 29, April 12, and April 19 from 3-5 p.m. in the Wellness ...

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Tonkawa FFA Spring Blue & Gold Sale

Tonkawa FFA Spring Blue and Gold Sale is going on now through April 5.  Orders can be taken by any FFA member.

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Po-Hi Golf Booster Host Scramble Tournament

Po-Hi Golf Booster Club will be hosting 4-person golf scramble tournament on Good Friday, April 3 at the Ponca City Country Club. Team Prizes for 1st through 4th place will be given out along with individual prizes like Closest to the pin, Longest Drive, and Longest Putt.   The shotgun starts at 1 p.m. right after lunch which will be held ...

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3rd Annual Knees 2 War 5K Run

Third annual Knees 2 War run/ walk will be held Sunday, April 12 in Downtown Tonkawa at the Heart in the Park. The 5K run /walk will begin at 3 o clock p.m. This event is to help raise funds to help Touch India Ministries support the physical and spiritual needs of children near Bangalore, India.  For more information, Call ...

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Attempted Robbery Leads to Arrest on West Grand Tuesday Night

A 56 year old male resident in the 700 block of West Grand called the Communications Center, just before midnight to report that he’d been confronted by a man with a gun who had demanded money. Officers arrived and were told that the victim heard a knock on the front door of his home and he opened it before looking ...

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Six Arrested in Drug Bust on South Ash Wednesday

Just after 6:00am this morning the Special Projects Unit with assistance from the Police Department’s tactical team served a search warrant on a home in the 400 block of South Ash.  Six adults were arrested and two young children were removed from the home by of the Department of Human Services. In the room right next to the children’s bedroom ...

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Seven Arrested In Drug Raid Thursday on South 9th

(See pictures below) The Ponca City Police Department Tactical Team assisted the Special Projects Unit in a search warrant early this morning at a residence in the 1200 block of South Ninth Street. A city park sits directly behind the home and that fact heightens the charges against all seven of those arrested. Just after 4:30am Officers entered the home. ...

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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust at Lake Road & Pecan – 3 Arrested

        A traffic stop at Lake Road and Pecan just after 4pm on Wednesday netted the arrest of three. Brandon S Ivers age 30 and Tina D Ivers age 29 were arrested for Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance Prescription Medication, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Paraphernalia and Possession of Drug ...

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Six Po-Hi Students Make BPA State Finals

The Business Professionals Association (BPA) State Conference was held in Okmulgee at the OSU-IT campus on March 3, 2015. A total of 11 Ponca City High School students competed in eight events. Their faculty advisors are Marisa Dye and Troy Buller, Po-Hi BITE (Business Information Technology Education) Instructors. The Awards Ceremony was scheduled for March 4at Oral Roberts University. However, ...

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Dr. Pam Stinson Named NOC Vice President for Academic Affairs beginning July 1

Dr. Pam Stinson, currently serving as Northern Oklahoma College associate vice president for academic affairs, has been named vice president for academic affairs succeeding Dr. Judy Colwell who will retire after 25 years of service at NOC. Stinson will assume her new duties beginning July 1. She will remain on the Tonkawa campus and will serve as a member of ...

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