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Candidate filing begins in Newkirk
NEWKIRK — Candidate filing is under way at the Kay County Election Board. Candidates for various school board seats across the county and municipal races in Blackwell and Ponca City have until 5 p.m. on Friday to file. Those who have filed today include:. Incumbent, Anna Roland, 42, Ponca...
Mid America Dragway Becomes the Newest WDRA Member Track
The World Drag Racing Alliance (WDRA) proudly announces that Mid America Dragway in Geuda Springs, Kansas, has reached a multi-year sanction agreement with the WDRA and will become the newest track to join the WDRA member track family. Formerly sanctioned by NHRA, Mid America Dragway was built as a landing...
Jail bookings Nov. 23-Dec. 1
The following information is provided by the Kay County Detention Center. Those booked in the county jail Nov. 23-Dec. 1 include:. Christy Daniella Blackburn, 44, Ponca City, harboring an endangered runaway, DUI, littering, and illegal parking. Caleb Ray Buffalohead, 29, Ponca City, burglary, domestic assault, kidnapping, conspiracy, burglary, assault and...
Weekly Safety Report: Burglary, Domestic Dispute, Hit and Run, Theft, and Firearms Incident in Kay County, Oklahoma
This week in Kay County, Oklahoma, law enforcement responded to several incidents including a burglary, a domestic dispute, a hit and run, a theft, and a report of an intoxicated male with a firearm. Additionally, a court date was set for a man accused of threatening individuals with a firearm in a nursing home parking lot, and a Ponca City man was convicted on domestic charges.
Sumner County Finance Director Seeking Qualified Grant Accountant: Local Job Opportunity
The Sumner County Finance Director is hiring a Grant Accountant. The salary ranges from $85,000 to $120,000, depending on qualifications and experience. The main duties include accounting for opioid abatement funds, data analysis, and providing documentation to support county leadership in fund allocation decisions.
Phillips 66 meets with picketers
The United Steel Workers, Local 13-857 of Ponca City picketed outside of the Phillips 66 refinery on Wednesday, Nov. 29 following two clerical positions that were eliminated at the company as a result of a plan called the “Business Transformation”, which saw corporate wide reductions in workforce, and cost reductions. The union stood with clerks in the afternoon on Wednesday as a means of…
Eye on Agriculture what the recent snowfall means for Kansas farmers
Cale Chapman met with a Sumner County farmer who shared about the positive impact of heavy, wet snow on crops when the ground isn't frozen yet.
The Oklahoma Today Podcast: December 4
Download the latest episode here. When it comes to celebrating the holidays, Ponca City doesn't fool around. Zach Trantham, tourism coordinator for the Ponca City Area Chamber of Commerce, joins the podcast to talk about the town's Festival of Angels holiday lights tour and the many other ways they make Christmas special. From the fabulous Marland Mansion to live penguins, Ponca City proves itself as a real Yuletide heavyweight.
Today the gas price is close to $2.65 in Newkirk as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
THE PONCA City Chamber
THE PONCA City Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Ziggi’s Coffee, located at 2112 N. 14th St., on Friday, Dec. 1. Cutting the ribbon are the store’s owners: Tony and Katee Nemer.
Discovering the Culinary Delights of South Central Kansas: A Guide for Local Foodies
The article discusses the variety of food options in South Central Kansas, focusing on Cottonwood Falls, Newton, Arkansas City, and Hesston, all linked by Highway 50. The Grand Central Hotel & Grill in Cottonwood Falls, run by Suzan Barnes, serves traditional steakhouse food in a building from 1884. It's in the Flint Hills along the Flint Hills National Scenic Byway and offers fine dining, a full bar, and a wine list.
Online voting is now open for the Best of Kay County Awards 2023
The Blackwell Journal-Tribune has opened our ballot for the Best of Kay County Awards, the newspaper's annual awards voted on by readers of the Blackwell Journal-Tribune newspaper. There are over 70 categories this year including best businesses, food items, employees, city officials, public service members, and more. Voting will be...
First Class Estate Sales helps raise funds for Shop with a Cop
The Ponca City Police Department (PCPD) is preparing for their “Shop with a Cop” project for Christmas. Shop with a Cop has been an off and on event for the past few years with it continually doing so for the past 8 years. The project sees PCPD working with the school system to identify children and families who may need help at Christmas. They reach out to West Middle School, East Middle School…
Monday Basketball Tournament update…
Cheney girls 54 Wellington 45 (stories coming soon). Wellington 7A 47 Augusta 24 (Georgia Gulick had 20 points). Wellington 7A is 11-0. Wellington 7B 36 Augusta 14. Wellington 7B is 10-1. Wellington 8A 31 Augusta 24. Wellington 8A is 9-2. Augusta 8B 16 Wellington 4.
Check out Dept. of Commerce offerings for local businesses
I’m extremely passionate about helping Oklahoma businesses grow and expand, as well as helping entrepreneurs follow their dreams and attracting new industries to our great state. Many may not realize this, but the Oklahoma Department of Commerce offers numerous grants and programs to help in these efforts, especially in rural parts of the state like ours.
Broncbusters split with Cowley on the road
Arkansas City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Playing on the road for a second conseuctive game, Garden City went on the road to Arkansas City to face the Cowley Tigers Saturday afternoon. It would be a split of the doubleheader, as the Lady Busters made a furious rally in the fourth quarter to take a 64-59 win, while the Buster men’s comeback fell short 78-69.
Winfield Isle of the Lights Reopens After Semi-Truck Accident Causes Damage
Winfield's Isle of the Lights holiday display is back in action after a semi-truck caused extensive damage. The incident sparked debate over signage clarity, with some defending the driver's confusion. Despite the damage, the park is open and accepting donations for repairs.
Red Dirt Rosie slings paint in Ponca City with festive window murals
Red Dirt Rosie is a very well known name around the Ponca City area. From the art hidden in the alleys of Ponca City to the windows of the businesses, the Red Dirt Rosie name is nearly everywhere you look. During the year, it is hard to miss the beautiful artwork that Red Dirt Rosie spreads around the community. Kortny Miller is not only a full time artist since 2022, but a wife, mother, animal…
Hospice of North Central Oklahoma achieves Level 4 distinction in “We Honor Veterans” program
Hospice of North Central Oklahoma in Ponca City has recently achieved a Level 4 distinction in the “We Honor Veterans” program, an achievement that Hospice has been working toward for the past 8 years. We Honor Veterans1 is a nationwide program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that is designed to help…
Blackwell organizations planning massive Christmas celebration December 4
Details for Blackwell’s annual Christmas Parade set for December 4 have finally been revealed by the City of Blackwell, Blackwell Tourism, and Blackwell Area Chamber of Commerce. Long-known as the “Night of Lights” parade, the Blackwell Christmas Parade has now expanded into a Christmas extravaganza, according to the Chamber...