Tag: Ponca City

Dockings earn Ambassador Award; Harader-Pate named Young Achiever

A large crowd of Cowley College donors were treated to a night of dinner and music at the annual Cowley College Foundation banquet Nov. 9 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The event had generous support from CPA Solutions LLC and The Trust Company of Kansas, which both have […]

Cowley teacher Cervantes to appear in 33 Variations at Ponca Playhouse

PONCA CITY, Okla. — Students at Cowley College know Marlys Cervantes as the humanities department chair and creative writing instructor. But some might be surprised to learn Cervantes also is an accomplished actress who will appear in the upcoming Ponca Playhouse production of 33 Variations on Nov. 10-12 and Nov. […]

Enid claims third consecutive Grand Champion award at Mound of Sound

WINFIELD — For the third year in a row, the Enid (Oklahoma) High School marching band took home the Grand Champion award at the “Mound of Sound” high school marching band competition Oct. 10 at Southwestern College. The event was approved by the Kansas State High School Activities Association and […]

Mound of Sound Marching Festival returns Oct. 10 to Southwestern

WINFIELD — Southwestern College will be host to the fourth annual Mound of Sound Marching Festival at 10 a.m. Oct. 10 at Richard L. Jantz Stadium. The event is open to the public and there is no admission charge. “We are very excited to host the Mound of Sound again,” […]

ACPD warns local businesses about fraudulent checks

The Arkansas City Police Department has notified local businesses of a recent rash of fraudulent check writing. A man going by the name of Tim Hartzell has passed numerous fraudulent checks in the Oklahoma cities of Newkirk, Ponca City and Stillwater, as well as in Arkansas City, according to ACPD […]

Hal D. Wilcox

Hal D. Wilcox, 90, died Monday, June 5, 2017, at Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor Health Care Center. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 9, 2017, at Parker Cemetery in Parkerfield. Cremation has been effected. Hal was born Aug. 29, 1926, to Eugene M. and Louise F. Wilcox in […]

City officials to ride Amtrak inspection train into Arkansas City on June 9

An Amtrak train will pass through eastern Arkansas City on Friday morning as part of an initiative to evaluate the potential for restoring passenger rail service here. Amtrak will operate the limited capacity one-way inspection train June 9 from Oklahoma City to Kansas City, Missouri. Return transportation will not be […]

Etzanoa researcher offers insights on Oklahoma dig sites at Marland event

PONCA CITY, Okla. — More than a century after Spanish conquistador Juan de Oñate visited the large settlement of Etzanoa, in what is now Arkansas City, the Native Americans who lived there migrated south. Harassed by the Osage, an enemy tribe, the ancestors of the Wichita tribe eventually abandoned Etzanoa […]

Eldon Ray Moorman

Eldon Ray Moorman, 75, passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at his home in Arkansas City, with his wife and family by his side. He had fought a courageous battle against cancer. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at the Newkirk Church of Christ, 324 N. […]

Ponca Playhouse to host Valentine’s Day concert featuring classic melodies

PONCA CITY, Okla. — The Ponca Playhouse will be host to a concert at 7 p.m. Feb. 14. It will include many romantic songs from the ’40s and ’50s. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for complimentary dance lessons — accompanied by authentic music — and the concert will begin […]