Peckham, OK

OHP identifies victims of Interstate 35 crash

BILLINGS — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released the names of those involved in the fatality accident that occurred at 2:10 p.m. on Sept. 27 on Interstate 35 near mile marker 204 near Billings in Noble County. Troopers report that Michael Davidson, 60, Uniontown, Penn. was driving a 2022...
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Break In, Theft Of Cash Reported At Winfield Restaurant Wednesday

Winfield Police are investigating a break in that occurred this week at a restaurant on Main. Someone forced open a door at Bleus Family Dining in the 900 block of Main in Winfield. An unknown amount of cash was taken. The break in was discovered Wednesday morning. No other damage...

Three arrested following raid on Braman marijuana grow facility

NEWKIRK — At least three people have been arrested and charged in Kay County District Court with drug trafficking following last week’s raid on a marijuana grow facility in Braman. Jack Man Lee, 48, San Francisco, Cailf., Justin Zhang, 52, and Larry Dean Lunn, 58, both of Ponca...

Two Oklahoma Quarter Horses Test Positive for WNV

The Oklahoma State Veterinarian Office confirmed two horses tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) at private facilities in Okmulgee and Noble counties. On Oct. 3, an unvaccinated 15-year-old Quarter Horse mare in Okmulgee County tested positive for WNV. She was febrile, depressed, and had muscle fasciculations (twitching) of the face and neck beginning on Sept. 20. She is recovering.

Police Logs 10/05/2022

Anyone wishing to send an anonymous tip online to any crime in Ponca City can do so at fill out the tip sheet, and send the information. You can text PCPD plus your message to CRIMES (274637) from your cell phone. If you want to contact us by email here is our address: [email protected] , if you want to phone in a tip, the number is still (580)762-5100. As always, you will remain anonymous, and you may receive a reward of up to $1,000.

10 Years Ago

Mayor Chuck Hall presents Gloria Brown, managing editor of the Perry Daily Journal, a framed plaque observing the PDJ being selected at Main Street of Perry’s Business Spotlight of the Month. Junior livestock judging team at the Noble County Free Fair was comprised of Brian Levings, Beth Parrish, Hailey...
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Ponca City’s annual Oktoberfest continues to entertain the community

Over the weekend of Oct. 1 and 2, Ponca City held its annual Oktoberfest at the Marland Mansion. This Community event is put on by a group od volunteers and works as a fundraiser for the Marland Estate Foundation, who’s goal is to preserve the estate and keep E.W. Marland’s story and home alive. This is an event that many people in the community look forward to all year, which is why it has the…
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Wildcats hope for second win

With the sweet taste of victory still fresh, the Ponca City Wildcats are setting their sights on securing another victory. That opportunity will come Friday when Putnam City North are scheduled to make the trip to Sullins Stadium for Week 3 of district competition. Ponca City got in the win column for the first time last Friday with a solid 24-16 victory over previously unbeaten Lawton in an…

Department of Commerce executives visit Precision Metal Fab

PONCA CITY — Executives from the Oklahoma Department of Commerce visited Precision Metal Fab, LLC a CADREX Company, a recipient of the 2022 Oklahoma Innovation Expansion Program (OIEP) to learn more about the company’s operations and discuss how the company is utilizing OIEP funding. Precision Metal Fab is...

Ghost Hunt At The Marquee Is Oct. 22

Get into the Halloween spirit this month at Marquee Inc. in Winfield. Ghost Hunt at the Marquee is set for 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 22. Ghost hunter Adam Catlin is your tour guide for the evening. The night will include tarot card reading, a Ghostbuster Car and Ouija...
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Maroons collapse against Perry during "Battle of the Maroons"

After opening the 2022 season with a win at home, the varsity Maroons have struggled, losing the past 4 games by a combined score of 221-20. The Maroons faced Perry in the battle of the Maroons on Friday, September 23rd in Perry. Blackwell scored early and held a 6-0 lead...

Local musician wins national dulcimer contest

Kara Barnard, a multi-instrumentalist and music instructor from Nashville, won the National Mountain Dulcimer Contest in Winfield, Kan., last month. Winfield is the home of the Walnut Valley Music Festival, which conducts several national and international instrumental competitions every September. Past winners of the instrumental contests at the festival include...
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PCFMC presents OSU Opera students

The Ponca City Federated Music Club (PCFMC) is very pleased invite the public to a concert of scenes from various operas presented by the students of Opera Studies from Oklahoma State University. The program will be Sunday, October 9 at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in the Welcome Center. The concert is free and there will be a reception following the program. The scenes to be…

Vehicle inspections move to 812 Millington today

The Winfield Police Department says they are relocating VIN inspections back to their station, 812 Millington, during Octoberfriz Disc Sports Festival this Thursday, October 6th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. They will resume inspections at Barn 4 of the Winfield Fairgrounds beginning Tuesday, October 11th, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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"Redemption" screening earns rousing reception

The “stars” were out over Blackwell on Sept. 28 before Homecoming for an exclusive preview of “Redemption, Oklahoma” at the Blackwell High School Auditorium. The event was hosted by the production company Great Creative Minds Media and featured a Q&A with audience members. The proof-of-concept screening...

Court date set in burglary case

NEWKIRK — A status docket is set for Kelly Dean Garroutte, 44, Ponca City, in Kay County District Court. Garroutte is facing a felony count of first degree burglary and a misdemeanor charge of threatening to perform an act of violence. The charges were filed on May 12, 2021...

Kyle Dillingham set to perform in Newkirk on Oct. 8

NEWKIRK — Kyle Dillingham will perform at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the Kay County Amphitheater, 9th and Main in Newkirk. Dillingham picked up the violin when he was nine, and eight years later, he gave two featured performances at the Grand Ole Opry. Since then he has performed in 41 countries.

Ponca City residents involved in accident

PONCA CITY — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that four Ponca City residents were involved in an injury accident at 2:12 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of U.S. 77 and Oklahoma 11, north of Ponca City. Troopers report that a 2019 Jeep Cherokee driven by Jacob Gibson, 26, Ponca...
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Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

Body Friday, October 14, 2022 is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to voter in the November 8, 2022 General Election Kay County Election Board Secretary Carol Leaming said today. Leaming said that persons who are United States Citizens and residents of Oklahoma,...