The City of Ponca City’s free fireworks display at Lake Ponca will be held on Monday, July 4 at 9:50 p.m. The colorful pyrotechnic and musically choreographed fireworks show will fill the night skies over beautiful Lake Ponca to celebrate America’s Independence Day. A safety zone... Read More.
Cayson Badley has accepted an invitation to play in the OFBCA All-State Game on July 29 at Oklahoma Baptist University. Coach Scott Harmon said, “Cayson started every high school football game he ever played in. His commitment to our program and work ethic are... Read More.
In light of the recent tragic events, Ponca City Superintendent Shelley Arrott reviewed safety protocols with board of education members Monday night during the monthly board meeting. “First and foremost, with the recent mass school shooting in Uvalde and the recent in-state shootings in Taft... Read More.
The Ponca City Board of Commissioners met in regular session on June 13. Vice Mayor Paul Taylor called the meeting to order, which was followed by the pledge of allegiance. Commissioners Chapman and Scott were in attendance. Ceremonies and Proclamations Under Ceremonies and Proclamations, the character... Read More.
The electric grid relies heavily on natural gas for power generation. Compared to 2021, natural gas market prices were up 291 percent in May of 2022 and 248 percent in April of 2022. Some factors cited for the rise in natural gas prices include:... Read More.
Patrons will not be able to place holds online starting Thursday June 16th until the new system goes live at the Ponca City Library. On Monday June 20th we will be in the process of changing ILS systems. Due to that, patrons will only be... Read More.
Ponca City Public Schools will host a Support Staff Job Fair on Thursday, June 23 from 2 to 6 p.m. at 613 East Grand Avenue. A variety of support staff positions are available including bus drivers, bus aides, secretaries, custodians, paraprofessionals, child nutrition, Wildcat safety... Read More.
ATTENTION KAY ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS!!! With the high temperatures, high residential electric usage that goes along with the summer heat, limited fuel supply for electric generation and supply chain shortages, Kay Electric members will be seeing higher than normal monthly bills in the coming months... Read More.
Jeneva Nelson has been hired as the new head softball coach, pending board approval. Jeneva Nelson is graduate from Frontier High School and Oklahoma State University. Straight out of school she played Division 1 softball at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn. She transferred to Southern... Read More.
Sara Bell has been named Title VI Project Director, pending board of education approval. Her first day will be July 1, 2022. Bell will replace Chris LittleCook, who retired following the 2021-2022 school year. Sara is a graduate of Oklahoma Wesleyan University with a degree... Read More.
Construction work continues at Lincoln Elementary. The gym floor has been removed, the playground site work is beginning and crews will pour the concrete slab for the new cafeteria addition on Tuesday morning. The bathrooms are also ready for new flooring after wall tile... Read More.
Oklahoma Boys State was held May 28 through June 4, 2022, on the campus of Rogers State University. A total of 11 boys represented Ponca City High School at the event including Bingnan Jason Chen, Brian L. Fredricks, Cason D. Wilson, Connor Owen McQueen,... Read More.