Category Archives: Ponca City

World discovers Head Country BBQ, and likes it!.

PONCA CITY, Okla. — Move over Kraft, Famous Dave’s and Hunt’s, because Ponca City’s own Head Country BBQ is heading up the ranking chart. Head Country jumped from No. 14 to No. 11 in total sales and units moved as ranked by Information Resources I ...

Think Like A Girl helps build future workforce.

PONCA CITY, Okla. — Think Like A Girl, PoncaWorks‘ Girl Power! Day Camp, is designed to introduce middle school girls to potential career paths in manufacturing and jobs available specifically in Ponca City. Girls are often overlooked by many of ...

More power from Ponca City.

PONCA CITY, Okla. — The Charles D. Lamb Energy Center near Ponca City was dedicated this month by the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority. The $90 million natural gas plant is a 103-megawatt, simple-cycle peaking unit. It will provide additional powe ...

The Great Race thunders into Oklahoma City.

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Great Race rolled into Bricktown on June 21, the second day of the antique car rally. A total of 113 classic race vehicles are making the 2,400-mile journey on Route 66 that began in Kirkwood, Missouri, and ends in Santa Monica, ...

Dorada expands, creates 450 jobs.

PONCA CITY, Okla. — Dorada Poultry will receive up to $6.78 million in Oklahoma Quality Jobs Program incentive funds to expand its chicken processing facility in Ponca City and add up to 450 jobs. The expansion qualifies the company for cash payme ...

Carolyn Renfro Event Center opens in Ponca City.

PONCA CITY, Okla. —  The Carolyn Renfro Event Center has opened in Ponca City after almost 10 years of community efforts to bring an event center to the area. The Carolyn Renfro Event Center is part of the new Hospice of North Central Oklahoma buildi ...

Dorada hosting hiring event in Ponca City.

PONCA CITY — Dorada Foods is holding a hiring event Tuesday, January 13, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Pioneer Technology Center.  The company has opportunities including maintenance mechanic, maintenance supervisor, production superintendent, production s ...