Ken Luttrell Named to CLEER Board of Directors

SAN ANTONIO – Rep. Ken Luttrell, R-Ponca City, was elected to serve on The Energy Council's Center for Legislative Energy and Environmental Research (CLEER) Board of Directors at the 2022 Annual Meeting last week in San Antonio. The Energy Council is an international non-partisan legislative... Read More.

Redemption, Oklahoma: Free Blackwell Screening September 28

Local native Tray Goodman, the owner and producer of Great Creative Minds Media and the driving force behind a new movie called “Redemption Oklahoma” has announced a free screening in Blackwell next week.  The movie, filmed recently at Bob’s Grill in Blackwell and in... Read More.

Po Hi Hall of Fame Banquet Thursday Sept. 22

The Po-Hi Hall of Fame banquet will be held Thursday evening at 7 at the Carolyn Renfro Event Center and tickets are still available.   $50 per person or a reserved table for eight is $500, with proceeds going toward Po Hi Scholarships.   Inductees include... Read More.

Ponca Schools Announce Cat Care Superheroes of the Year

Meet our first Cat Care Superheroes of the Year!! Cat Care students at the Washington Pre-K Center are learning what it means to be king, cooperative, brave, responsible and honest. These students were observed leading by example. Pictured, from left, are Paisley Smith (kind),... Read More.

Land & Sitterly Retire from Ponca City Schools

A retirement reception was held Thursday morning for PCPS employees Sherre Land and Cheryl Sitterly. Congratulations...and thank you for your years of service to our students, schools and families!

Cherokee Strip BBQ & Chili Cookoff Highlight Busy Weekend

The 36th annual Cherokee Strip BBQ & Chili Cookoff is happening today at Lake Ponca. BBQ & Chili tasting starts at 12:30.  All proceeds benefit Hospice of North Central Oklahoma. The Kay County Fair in Blackwell runs through Sunday Today’s the final day of Osage County... Read More.

Enid Man Killed In Semi Rollover North Of Caldwell

An Enid man was killed in a single-vehicle semi accident in Sumner County late Tuesday afternoon. The deceased was identified as 61-year-old Carl Oldridge, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Oldridge was driving a 2019 Kenworth hauling a trailer southbound on K-49 near milepost 5 in... Read More.

Po-Hi Student Schedule Pick-Up and Parking

Release from Ponca City Schools Parking spaces are numbered, and stickers will be given on a first-come, first-served basis for Juniors and Seniors to choose their parking spot for the year. 12th -10th Grades will be picking up their schedules and Student ID’s... Read More.

Man set to face charges in Daisy Doe 1988 killing.

The body of Jeanette Ellen Coleman was found near Fort Gibson Dam in 1988.  At the time, authorities found no identification and dubbed Coleman “Daisy Doe” because of a tattoo on her shoulder.  In 2015, the State Medical Examiner’s office finally identified Coleman and... Read More.