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Couple celebrates 40 years

Body Jerry and Jean Ailey of Ponca City, OK celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in Puerto Vallarta – Marival Armony, Mexico. The couple was married June 11th, 1982 at Lake Murray Resort in Ardmore, OK. Mrs. Ailey is the former Jean Butterfield. The couple had their first child in December of 1983, then their second child in August of 1987. The couple raised their family in Blackwell, OK until 2006 when Jerry’s job moved them to Dodge City, KS. They lived in Dodge from 2006-2019 when Jerry’s job again moved them to Ponca City, OK where they currently reside. The couple have two children, Brandon (Kayla) Ailey of Ponca City and Casey Durbin of Tonkawa. Five grandchildren, Breck and Dace Ailey, Addyson, Tynlee, and Johanna Durbin. Mr. Ailey is employed with Becker Oil Corporation as the Production Supervisor. Mrs. Ailey is employed with PCPS as a Title VI Coordinator.
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Summer Wildcats set for tournament

Body The summer Ponca City Wildcat baseball team will close out its schedule by participating in a league tournament. The Northwest Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association Tournament is scheduled to start Tuesday in two locations--Pioneer School, near Enid, and Drummond. The Wildcats are scheduled to open in the tourney with a...
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Ponca City police logs June 20-22

The following information is provided by Ponca City police. At 12:03 a.m. Osage County requested an officer to assist a deputy with a report of a 12-year-old screaming at the Double N. Motel. At 6:44 a.m. police received a report of vandalism to the South Ave. underpass. BNSF was notified.
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Melvin Curtis

Mel Curtis, native of Ok., celebrated his 106th earthly birthday on May 26, 2022, and went to his heavenly home on May 30, 2022. We can go back to his 2 sets of grandparents being in the Okla Land Rush and staking claims side by side on the old Uncas Road bringing his parents together.
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Obituary for Michael Hunsaker

Michael David Hunsaker of Ponca City, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. He was 71. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601. Mike was born on March 13,1951, to Scott and Doris (Hammond) Hunsaker in Oklahoma City,...
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Bill R. Harney

Bill R. Harney departed his earthly journey on June 21, 2022 at his home in Perry, Oklahoma with his faithful caregiver by his side. He was born November 3, 1939 in Ponca City, OK to Lee Ross and Grace Jeanette (Miller) Harney. He grew up on the family farm south of Ponca with his three brothers before graduating from Ponca City High school in 1958. He went on to earn his degree in Agricultural Science from Oklahoma State University in January of 1963.
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Happenings and Announcements

Board of Commissioners/ PCUA Regular Meeting City Hall, Commission Chamber, 516 E. Grand Ave., 5:30 p.m. CITY OF PONCA CITY TO OBSERVE INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY ON MONDAY,. Residential Refuse WILL NOT BE PICKED UP on Monday, July 4 and WILL RESUME on Tuesday, July 5. As there will be no...
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Obituary for Mary Butler

January 30, 1938 ~ June 23, 2022 (age 84) Mary Benedicta Littlewalker Butler,84, passed away June 23, 2022, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mary was the daughter of Newman Littlewalker, Sr, and his wife Clara Mehojah on January 30, 1938, in Kaw City, Oklahoma. As a child she took piano lessons for five years from Mrs. Julia Hunt and used this talent both in school and locally at church services. She attended Washunga school until the 5th grade and moved to Kaw City School where she graduated in May 1955. Mary went on to attend Ponca City Business College, completing the secretarial course in 1956. She held employment with The Bureau of Mines in Bartlesville, Chilocco Indian School, and Geological Survey in Tulsa. Later in 1976 she was employed with Cities Service Co. (later OXY USA) in Human Resources and retired in 1989.
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Obituary for Maxine Bahm

V. Maxine Bahm, 92 years old, of rural Kaw City, Oklahoma, went to join the Lord and her husband, Bob, in heaven on July 23, 2022. A Rosary Ceremony will be held at 6:00 PM, Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Trout Funeral Home Chapel. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, June 27, 2022, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with Father Carson Krittenbrink officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W. Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601.
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Michael David Hunsaker

Michael David Hunsaker of Ponca City, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. He was 71. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601. Mike was born on March 13,1951, to Scott and Doris (Hammond) Hunsaker in Oklahoma City,...
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Tulsa Police Arrest Man Accused Of Leading Officers On 2 Chases In 1 Day

Tulsa police have arrested a man accused of leading officers on a chase twice in one day. According to Tulsa Police, Christopher Manard led officers on a chase Wednesday afternoon but got away. Police say they recovered drugs Manard had allegedly tossed out of the car during that chase. Officers...
TULSA, OK
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NOC Tonkawa hosts Livestock Judging Camp

Body Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa hosted two livestock judging camps in June. The camp for Grades 3-6 was June 13-15 and the camp for grades 7-12 was June 16-18. The camp had over 100 students and group leaders from Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Texas, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kentucky. NOC Livestock...
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Crews repairing section of Pecan Road

NEWKIRK — Crews are pouring concrete today on Pecan Road between Dry and Canteen Roads. The road has been closed since a section reportedly buckled from the heat earlier this week. Kay County Commissioner Jason Shanks said he hopes to reopen the road Monday at noon.
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