The Blackwell Journal-Tribune reports that the Blackwell City Council approved the first readings of proposed rate increases for water, sewer, waste, and electrical. This does NOT mean that the increases have been approved, as they will need to be read a second time and voted... Read More.
On 05-19-2022 at approximately 2000 hours, the state of Kansas issued an Amber Alert for a missing child out of Rosehill, Kansas. It was report an unidentified male subject and the child's biological mother took the child from his school and left in a... Read More.
House Speaker Charles McCall announced the formation of a special House committee to investigate potential misuse of taxpayer dollars through vendor agreements with the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department (OTRD). One member of the committee is John Pfeiffer who represents parts of northern Oklahoma. Multiple... Read More.
The May Golden Apple Winner is Caleb Allison, EL instructor at Po-Hi and EMS. The Golden Apple Award is presented by 104.7 The Bull. Pictured, from left, are Brenna Scott with United Country Shaw Real Estate, Shelley Arrott, Caleb Allison, Krystina Muralt, Matt Yearout... Read More.
A Ribbon Cutting will be held this Thursday, May 19 at 9 a.m. in Blackwell for the new sidewalk project that runs along West Ferguson Street from 13th Street to Blackwell Elementary School. The sidewalk is to help kids who walk to the school that... Read More.
Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded this fall to Ponca City deserving graduates. Ponca City High School (Po-Hi) graduates and Northern Oklahoma College (NOC) alumni William W. (Bill) Phelps and Dorotha L. (Susie) Bristow are amending their endowment to the NOC Foundation (NOCF) to begin... Read More.
Shelby Dale Krout, 28, Oklahoma City, entered guilty pleas in the Kay County District Court to felony charges of embezzlement and false declaration of ownership in pawn and a misdemeanor charge of false declaration of ownership in pawn. According to Kay News Cow, Krout is... Read More.
The Newkirk Library is in need of volunteers to help with their summer lunch program... if you or an organization you belong to can find time to assist them with this worthy cause, please stop in to Capone's Hoagie's at 116 W 7th in... Read More.
Northern Oklahoma College Regents Brad Fox, Ponca City, and Jason Turnbow, Enid, were appointed by Gov. Kevin Stitt to serve on the NOC Board of Regents on Thursday, May 12. Fox and Turnbow were appointed by Gov. Stitt after approval by the Oklahoma State Senate. Fox’s... Read More.
Northern Oklahoma College has awarded seven Presidential Leadership Scholarships and three State Regents Scholarships for NOC Tonkawa for the 2022-23 academic year. Planning to attend NOC Tonkawa in Fall 2022 from Tonkawa are Allison Green, Kingfisher; Autumn Leist, Ponca City; Cayla Hoch, Lawton; Ally Riddle,... Read More.
Ponca City's Mallory Blackstar signed a letter Tuesday morning to perform for the Cisco College Dance Team this fall. Pictured, front row from left, are mom Holly Blackstar, Mallory, dad Ollie Blackstar and brother Marshall Blackstar, and back row, coach Kristin Smith and sisters... Read More.