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Ponca City man convicted on domestic charges
NEWKIRK — A Ponca City man accused of trying to run over a female near the intersection of Fifth and Hartford this summer, entered no contest pleas to the charges in Kay County District Court. James Howard Welch, 65, entered no contest pleas to misdemeanor charges of assault and...
PC Nov. 27 commission meeting minutes
PONCA CITY — The Ponca City Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Nov. 27. Mayor Homer Nicholson called the meeting to order, which was followed by the pledge of allegiance. Commissioner Robert Bodick, Garrett Bowers, Paul Taylor and Kelsey Wagner were in attendance. Consent Agenda. Under the...
Cowboy rescues girls out of wrecked car
Osage County rancher Ron Reed hailed as “a great Thanksgiving blessing” the opportunity that a cowboy working for the Reed family ranch had to extricate two girls from a wrecked car Wednesday morning, Nov. 22. Reed said that an accident took place along State Highway 18, about three...
Blackwell man convicted of embezzling from youth pageant
NEWKIRK — A Blackwell man accused of embezzling from the Blackwell Youth Pageant is now convicted of the offense. Tyson Wayne Convers, 42, Blackwell, entered a no contest plea in Kay County District Court to a felony count of embezzlement and sentencing is deferred for one-year. Convers was charged...
Jail bookings Nov. 2-22
The following information is provided by the Kay County Detention Center. Those booked in the county jail Nov. 2-22 include:. Maleah Shae Archer, 20, Arkansas City, Kan., drug charges. Kenneth Lee Brittain, 39, Blackwell, child neglect and child abuse. Garin Lee Clinton, 53, Ponca City, embezzlement of bank funds, false...
Rotary Trailblazers Kids Coat Drive ends Dec. 5
The Ponca City Trailblazers Rotary Club is looking to keep local elementary school children warm and cozy this winter with a coat drive event. These coats will be donated to two local elementary schools to give to students in need. “Inspiration for the club’s service projects comes from many of the Trailblazers directly. One of our club members passed a school and despite the weather being a…
INTEGRIS Health Ponca City Hospital Celebrates New Ownership
INTEGRIS Health recently held a welcome celebration at its new hospital in Ponca City. You may remember in August, INTEGRIS Health announced it would be acquiring AllianceHealth Ponca City and the operational assets of AllianceHealth Woodward. Even though the announcement came months ago, the transaction was not official until Nov....
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Kittens Of ponca city, OK Need You!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to ponca city..
The Rise and Fall of Marland, Oklahoma: A Chapter in American Oil History
In the early 20th century, the small town of Marland, Oklahoma became the epicenter of a significant oil boom, reshaping not only local history but also leaving an indelible mark on the American oil industry. Driven by the daring vision of Ernest Whitworth Marland, Marland Oil Company, which later merged into the Continental Oil Company (Conoco), played a pivotal role in the town's development. His 1911 discovery on Ponca Indian land sparked an oil frenzy reminiscent of a gold rush, catapulting Marland Oil into a major player with a production exceeding 1.3 million barrels and setting the stage for a series of industry innovations.
PCPS Holiday Concert scheduled Thursday, Nov. 30
The Ponca City Public Schools Elementary, Middle, and Philharmonic String Orchestras will present their annual Holiday Concert on Thursday, Nov. 30. The concert is free to the public and will begin at 7 p.m. in the Ponca City Schools Concert Hall. We are very excited that Santa is going to be able to make the journey to Ponca City for our holiday concert. He will be in the lobby from 6 to 6:45…
Friends of Fairfax to hold 'smudging ceremony'
Friends of Fairfax, a nonprofit group working to try to turn the town of Fairfax into what it terms “a sustainable tourism community,” has announced it intends to hold a “smudging ceremony” from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30 (this Thursday) for property that it intends to convert into an art gallery and artist studio complex.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.62 and $2.89 in Ponca City as of 2023-11-29. Find the cheapest 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 Wednesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.281 , according to AAA.
Kaw City: A Tribute to the Rich Heritage of the Kanza Tribe
Nestled within the rich tapestry of American history, Kaw City stands as a living tribute to the Kanza Native American tribe, known as the Kaw. Their storied past is etched into the city's identity, with a name that serves as a constant reminder of its first people. The Kanza's Dhegiha-Siouan linguistic heritage and their journey through displacement mark a narrative of resilience and cultural revival, now celebrated through language initiatives and a tribal museum.
Echoes of Expansion: The Founding of Blackburn, Oklahoma
Nestled in the narrative quilt of Oklahoma's history, Blackburn stands as a testament to the tumultuous era of westward expansion and Native American displacement. Established in 1903 and named in honor of Senator Joseph Clay Stiles Blackburn of Kentucky, the town's origins hark back to the Cherokee Outlet land opening of 1893, when the area, once part of the Pawnee Reservation, was made available to non-Indian settlers. Blackburn's foundation captures the essence of the American frontier, marked by the pioneering spirit and the complex legacies of political figures like Senator Blackburn.
Training Session Taking Place for Osage Casino in Pawhuska
The Osage Nation Financial Office will be offering another paid training session from Monday, December 4th through Friday, December 15th to Native Americans living within Osage County. Training at the casino includes computer skills, safety training, customer service and more. The classes will take place from 9 a.m. to 3...
Friday is Last Day to be Eligible to Vote in Wynona Election
This is the last week to register to vote for the town of Wynona special election set to take place on Tuesday, January 9th. Osage County Election Board Secretary Kelly Chouteau said U.S. citizens, residents of Oklahoma and those over the age of 18 can register to vote. The County Election Board responds to everyone who submits an application and the response will either be a voter ID card or a letter explaining why the voter was rejected an ID card.
NOKHS holds silent auction
On Thursday, Nov. 30 through Saturday, Dec. 2, the Northern Oklahoma Humane Society (NOKHS) is holding an online silent auction on Facebook to support their furry friends. The proceeds will be going to continue the life-saving efforts that the humane society does every day within Northern Oklahoma. Beginning at 7 am on Thursday, Nov. 30, NOKHS will begin their silent auction of goods and…
Blackwell, Oklahoma: The Heartland's Breadbasket
In the heart of Kay County, Oklahoma, the city of Blackwell stands as a beacon of agricultural excellence, earning it the title 'The Land of Wheat.' This small city, surrounded by sweeping wheat fields, boasts a significant role in the national wheat supply. The strategic location of Blackwell, at the crossroads of U.S. Highway 177 and State Highway 11, coupled with its historical rail connections, has turned it into a vital agricultural trade center since its emergence in 1893.
Discovering America's Culinary Heritage in Ponca City: Four Dishes You Can't Miss
In this article, we are going to explore four traditional American cuisines that you can find in Ponca City. Have you had the chance to taste any of these dishes yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
City of Blackwell takes steps to expand city limits to welcome new industry
The Blackwell City Council met last Thursday night for a productive meeting which held two executive sessions with a focus on major economic opportunities for the City of Blackwell including expanding the City of Blackwell’s corporate city limits to introduce over 600 acres of land for industry. The meeting...