Cowley College Selects Smith As Next President

After open forums for Cowley College employees and the Arkansas City community, dinner, and a face-to-face interview with the Board of Trustees, Dr. Randy Smith has been selected as the next president of Cowley College following a special meeting of the Board of Trustees... Read More.

PCPS Shares Mobile App Reminder

The Ponca City Public School District has a mobile app to provide families with 24/7/365 access to important issues and information. The free mobile app can be downloaded any time from the iTunes and Google Play app stores. Kristi Hayes, PCPS Public Information Coordinator, said,... Read More.

Kay County teen charged with first-degree murder

The Blackwell Journal-Tribune reports that a Kay County teenager is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the weekend shooting death of a young white male near Braman. According to BJT, Dominick Taylor, 19, remains in custody at the Kay County Detention Center in connection... Read More.

Meal Pricing Change for 2022-2023 School Year

The USDA has determined breakfast and lunch WILL NOT be free to all students for the 2022-23 school year. PCPS and other schools will have to return to the meal pricing structure used prior to the No Charge (free) meals for everyone during COVID-19.... Read More.

City of Ponca City to observe 4th of July Holiday

Residential Refuse WILL NOT BE PICKED UP on Monday, July 4 and WILL RESUME on Tuesday, July 5. (As there will be no residential trash collection on Monday, July 4, please only put trash out on the scheduled day of collection. Trash left out overnight... Read More.

Seventh Grade Vaccine Reminder

Seventh grade students are required to have an adult Tdap shot before they will be fully registered for the 2022-2023 school year. This means parents may fill out the registration but it will not be complete until the PCPS Registration Center, 111 West Grand... Read More.

NOC Foundation establishes Judith L. Whitmore nursing scholarship

The Northern Oklahoma College Foundation acknowledges the establishment of the Judith L. Whitmore Nursing Scholarship Fund Whitmore began her nursing career after graduating from Northern Oklahoma College in 1990. After receiving her bachelors and Master's in nursing, Judith began teaching future nurses where her... Read More.

Ponca City Board of Commissioners met in regular session on June 27

The Ponca City Board of Commissioners met in regular session on June 27, 2022. Mayor Homer Nicholson called the meeting to order, which was followed by the pledge of allegiance. Commissioners Bodick, Chapman, Scott and Taylor were in attendance. Consent Agenda Under the Consent Agenda, the... Read More.