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Missing Wisconsin woman possibly seen in Enid and Ponca City areas

The Enid Police Department is asking the public for assistance in locating a missing Wisconsin woman who was last seen at a residence in Enid. Stephanie Rene Wallace, 23, of Spring Green, WI, was last seen at a residence on North Adams on June 5. She was reported missing to the Dodgeville Police Department in Wisconsin and has been missing from there since June 2. Enid Police is assisting the Dodgeville Police Department and began their own missing person investigation.
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Marland’s Place offers foster family services

Marland’s Place is a non-profit organization that has cared for over 10,000 children with widely diverse backgrounds. Established in 1928 under the name Marland’s Children’s Home, Marland’s Place is located on 100 acres of land donated by E.W. Marland. Marland, along with William McFadden and other local businessmen donated money to build dorms for children whose families had lost their lives in World War I or whose parents were serving at the time. The mission of the organization has.
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Hook ‘n Chase Junior fishing day camp

Introducing a child to fishing can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life! The Hook ‘n Chase, Junior Fishing Day Camp was hosted by Kay County 4-H member Trenton Morton on Thursday, June 3. The day was perfectly timed for the program, weather wise and for the youth of Kay County to start their summer with the skills learned. Trenton is the son of Lori and Tyson Morton, rural Newkirk,…
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Missing Wisconsin woman may have been dropped off in Kay County

ENID — Enid police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Wisconsin woman who may have been or still could be in the Kay County area. An Enid police official said today that Dodgeville, Wisconsin Police contacted Enid police on June 8 and said that Stephanie Rene Wallace, 23, was last seen in the Dodgeville area on June 2.
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OSBI investigating death reported at Kay County Detention Center

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation confirms that agents were contacted last week by Kay County officials in regards to a death at the county jail. OSBI spokeswoman Brook Arbeitman said that Royce Verlin Wooten Jr., 57, was arrested on traffic warrants on June 2. He was reportedly transported to the county jail that day around 4:15 p.m. and pronounced dead at 8:20 p.m.
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County Sale to be held at Kay County Courthouse

The Kay County Treasurer would like to make the public aware that the treasurer’s office will be conducting the annual Tax Resale for the office of the County Treasurer on Monday, June 14th at the KAY COUNTY COURTHOUSE beginning at 9:00am. This sale will be for property that is being sold for several years of delinquent tax as required by state statute Title 68 Section 3129.
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Pursuit ends on Lake Road near Pecan

PONCA CITY — A 35-minute pursuit that resulted in two damaged Kay County Sheriff vehicles, a damaged stop sign and street sign came to an end about 11:30 a.m. today near the Valero on Lake Road and Pecan Road. Undersheriff Sean Grigsba said that deputies responded to a report of...
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Police Blotter

Body Suspicious person/vehicle - Reporting party requested an officer for subject trying to break into vehicle. #43 located the vehicle involved. Vehicle was stolen previously. Vehicle was processed, released to the owner. Animal call - Reporting advised there is a young injured deer on the tracks behind his house. Deer...
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Teenager dies after semi-truck strikes vehicle from behind on I-35 in Kay County, OHP says

KAY COUNTY, Okla. — A 14-year-old from North Dakota died after a multivehicle crash Friday afternoon on Interstate 40 in Kay County. According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol collision report, a 2005 Volvo semi-truck and a 2010 Jeep Wrangler were traveling south in the outside lane of I-35 around 2:35 p.m. when the semi-truck struck the Wrangler from behind. The Wrangler left the road and overturned, causing all three people in the vehicle to be ejected.
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Fatality collision reported in Kay County

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported that a fatality collision occurred at about 2:35 p.m. Friday on I35 southbound near the 232 mile marker, approximately 2 miles north of Braman, OK in Kay County. The patrol said the accident involved a 2005 Volvo Semi driven by Martin Vardanyan (SIC), 46, of...
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1 killed, 1 in critical condition following accident in Kay County

KAY COUNTY, Okla. (KOKH)--A 14-year-old was killed and one person was critically injured after an accident involving a Volvo Semi Friday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the Volvo Semi and a Jeep Wrangler were traveling southbound on the outside lane of I-35 near mile marker 232 in Kay County. The semi was behind the Jeep and hit the Jeep from the back.
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Police Blotter

Body Vandalism - At 5:26 am on May 28, reporting party requested an officer in reference to vandalism to a vehicle. Reporting party will be in a 2006 Honda Grey at the gate. No crime committed. Reporting party thought her tire was slashed but, she just ran over something. Suspicious...
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42 new COVID-19 cases reported for Oklahoma on Wednesday

PONCA CITY – 3,902 COVID-19 cases/83 deaths/3,814 recoveries. BLACKWELL – 684 COVID-19 cases/28 deaths/654 recoveries. NEWKIRK – 446 COVID-19 cases/6 deaths/439 recoveries. TONKAWA – 375 COVID-19 cases/15 deaths/360 recoveries. KAW CITY – 64 COVID-19 cases/3 deaths/61 recoveries. BRAMAN – 24 COVID-19 cases/1 death/23 recoveries. Posted below is data for local...
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Thomas Danny Johnstone

Body Thomas “Danny” Johnstone passed peacefully from this life on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at his home in Ponca City, Oklahoma surrounded by the love of his close family. Danny was the 14th child born to Willie Barnes “W.B.” Johnstone and Octavia Walker Johnstone on January 14, 1933, in Hunnewell, Kansas. He grew up and spent most of his life in northern Oklahoma. During his early adulthood he worked as an oil driller. On February 14, 1953, he married Glenda Bilyeu and to that union were born two children, Pamela, and Brett. After the birth of his children, he began a career of law enforcement in Kay County, Oklahoma. Over 10 years he worked his way from jailer to Sheriff where he held office for another 10 years. On August 2, 1980, Danny married the love of his life, Dottie Christy, and became the stepfather to her two children, Mark, and Kimberly Woolley. After retiring from his role as sheriff, Danny worked several other jobs to fill his time. He greatly enjoyed hunting, camping, fishing, gardening, and anything else outdoors. He was proud to pass his traditions and knowledge of those things down to his children, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren. Danny was also a proud member of several organizations including the Northern Oklahoma Southern Kansas Peace Officers and The Noon Lions Club.
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Phyllis Prince

On May 12th, 2021, our beloved Phyllis Prince passed away at home with her loved ones by her side. Phyllis was 63 years old. Phyllis is survived by her husband Butch, Mother Nancy, Sister Pamela (Terry) Morgan, Daughter Sabrina (Brandon) Ward, Granddaughter Savannah (Trent) Valdez, Grandsons Kaden Hedges & Cooper Ward, Niece Amanda (Richard) Elizondo, Nephew Trey (Mary) Morgan, Great Niece Abi Elizondo, and Great Nephews Joseph Elizondo, Miles & Tucker Morgan. Her very special kids…. her fur pups Buck & Bo.
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Marland’s Place shares foster care information at 1 Million Cups

Body June’s speakers for the monthly 1 Million Cups meeting held at Pioneer Tech Center were Madelin Newcomb, Family Specialist, and Allison Broome, Director of Development, from Marland’s Place. Marland’s Place was formerly known as the Marland Children’s Home, and before that, the American Legion Children’s Home. Established in 1928,...