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Sheriff investigating murder in Braman; One in custody

BRAMAN — The Kay County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a murder that occured in Braman this weekend. Sheriff Steve Kelley said the body of a young adult white male was located in a field south of Bender Road on P Street, east of Braman. “We have one person...
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Murder under investigation in Braman

BRAMAN, Okla. (KAKE) - Per Kay NewsCow, a murder is being investigated by the Kay County Sheriff’s Department that occurred in Braman, Oklahoma over the holiday weekend. A body of a young white man was discovered in a field south of Bender Road on P Street, east of Braman, says Sheriff Steve Kelley.
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The National Patriot Run and Fundraiser tour

The National Patriot Run and Fundraiser tour came through Kay County on Saturday, July 2. The procession started at 7 Clans Casino Convenient Store on Highway 77 and then moved through Newkirk, Ponca City, before finally moving to Pawhuska at American Post 198. Pictured is the procession as it moved through Newkirk, riders were permitted to join the procession at any point in the run. The flag…
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Sheriff investigating fatal fire in Braman

BRAMAN — Officials are investigating a fatal fire that occurred in Braman last night. Firefighters from Braman, Blackwell and South Haven, Kan. responded to a fire in the 402 Kimmel last night at 9:08 p.m. Kay County Sheriff Steve Kelley said a female perished in the fire. Kelley said...
BRAMAN, OK
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PCPS Seventh Graders Vaccine Due Before Enrollment

Seventh grade students are required to have an adult Tdap shot before they will be fully registered for the 2022-2023. This means parents may fill out the registration but it will not be complete until the PCPS Registration Center, 111 West Grand Avenue, has received the updated shot record. Students...
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Jones sworn is as county commissioner

NEWKIRK — Ponca City resident Shane Jones was sworn in by Judge David Bandy today as the new District No. 1 Kay County Commissioner. Jones replaces Jack Godberson who resigned his position this week. Gov. Kevin Stitt approved an Order of Appointment on June 17.
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92-year-old grandmother fighting Ponca City Schools to keep home

The fight to keep a 92 year old grandmother in her Ponca City home continues as she faces the threat of losing it to eminent domain, to build a sports facility. "The paramount issue is for Mrs. Welch to live out her final days in her home," said Harlan Hentges, Frances Welch’s lawyer..
PONCA CITY, OK
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Hoogendoorn to lead 4th of July Parade

The Blackwell Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the annual Fourth of July parade, and this year, the march will be led by U.S. Navy E-4 Seabee John Hoogendoorn. The parade will begin Monday at 10 a.m. Line-up will begin at 9:15 a.m., with the contest for decorated bikes and wagons taking place at 9:30 a.m. At 1 p.m., a free-swimming event will take place at the Blackwell Memorial Pool.
BLACKWELL, OK
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White Eagle Health

White Eagle Health Center held a blood drive Thursday, June 30. This is one of many drives in the community, as blood banks try to fill their supply during the overwhelming blood shortage. (Photos by Dailyn Emery)
KAY COUNTY, OK
Ponca City News

Nicole Henderson selected as June’s Healthcare Professional of the Month by the Community Health Foundation

Body Nicole Henderson has been selected as the Community Health Foundation’s June Healthcare Professional of the Month. Nicole is an LPN at Newkirk Family Health Center. She was nominated by Kathryn Hand who said, “Nicole has worked for the clinic over five years. She does what she can for her patients. She also is a great coworker that is willing to help any staff member that is needed.”
KAY COUNTY, OK
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PCPS issues statement; Welch attorney responds to statement

PONCA CITY — Members of the Ponca City School Board and school administrators released a joint statement today concerning the eminent domain cases pending in Kay County District Court against 92-year-old Francis Welch and her niece Beverly Phillips. The statement below, suggests that the members of PCPS and or...
PONCA CITY, OK
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Police Blotter

Disturbance - At 12:14 am, the reporting party advised he heard a single gunshot in the area of Osage and Palm. Field Interview - Officer #47 went prisoner in custody with David Soutter, 07/1983, for Kay County warrants for domestic abuse in presence of a minor, and DUI. Subject’s bike was taken to the residence.
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Commissioner Godberson leaving office this week

NEWKIRK — Kay County Commissioner Jack Godberson is resigning his position as District No. 1 commissioner this week. Godberson took over for Vance Johnson in 2017 after Johnson died unexpectedly. He has held the office for four years and seven months and is leaving office six months early. Godberson’s...
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Jail bookings June 17-24

The following information is provided by the Kay County Detention Center. Those booked in the county jail June 17-24 include:. Delane Black, 28, Ponca City, drug charges. Thomas Carl Brown, 40, Braman, DUI. Isaiah Ezra Buffalohead, 28, Red Rock, domestic assault. Matthew Pawnee Combest, 34, child abuse by injury. Tonya...
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