Oklahoma Promise applications due June 30

The deadline for a popular state scholarship program is quickly approaching for Oklahoma students who just completed eighth, ninth, tenth or 11th grade. This is the final opportunity for students who were 11th-graders in the 2021-22 school year to apply for the program. June 30... Read More.

NOC participants shine at Miss Oklahoma Pageant

Four Northern Oklahoma College students participated in the Miss Oklahoma Pageant in Tulsa June 7-11. Miss NOC Tonkawa Emma Valgora received a $500 non-finalist talent award, a $500 dreamer award (given by the judges for a young lady that stood out in interview and impressed... Read More.

Solid Waste Collection Routes Starting One Hour Early

Due to the increase in temperatures that we experience in the summer season, the Solid Waste (Trash) Collection department will begin their normal routes one hour earlier, at 6:00 am. This will go into effect on Monday June 20, 2022 and continue through September 2,... Read More.

PCPS Registration for 2022-2023 YEAR

The Ponca City Public School District announces online registration for the 2022-2023 school year will open July 1, 2022. All returning students who will attend Ponca City Public Schools must be registered online annually through the PowerSchool Parent Portal to update district and state... Read More.

Blackwell woman killed in accident Thursday morning

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that a Blackwell resident was killed today in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at 10:51 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of S. 13th Street and west Hubbard Road, two miles south of Blackwell. Troopers report that Cynthia Cox, 56, died... Read More.

One killed in accident Friday on Highway 11

A Bartlesville man was killed and a Ponca City man injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred today at 7:39 a.m. near the intersection of State Highway 11 and Waverly, three miles west of Kildare in Kay County. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that an... Read More.

Cayson Badley Will Play in All-Star Game

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.

PCPS Reviews Safety Protocols

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.

Ponca City Board of Commissioners meet in regular session on June 13

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.

City of Ponca City shares update on fuel prices

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.

Library will be updating software

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.