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Identified: Police Find Woman in Walmart Hit & Run

Earlier today the Ponca City Police released surveillance pictures of a woman thought to be involved in a hit and run incident involving a police car in the Walmart parking lot.  We've been informed that the woman has now been identified.

Rollover Accident in Ponca City

Ponca City Police responded to a two vehicle rollover accident this morning at 5th and Prospect . The accident occurred when a blue Buick Century collided with a white Ford truck.  Air bags deployed in both vehicles and there were no injuries to the adults, but one child was... Read More.

Hastings Bankruptcy

The future of Hastings is clouded with the announcement yesterday that Hastings Entertainment has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Hastings has 27 locations in Oklahoma with one store in Ponca City on North 14th Street.  Hastings has locations in Stillwater, Enid and Bartlesville.According to a press release, all stores... Read More.

Cutting Down on Disabled Parking Violations

Ponca City police may have some help enforcing disabled parking ordinances if City Commissioners pass a resolution at tonight's City Commissioners meeting. The new ordinance would create a Volunteer Disabled Parking Violation Unit made up of citizens to assist in the enforcement these parking laws.The city meeting begins at... Read More.

Ponca City boy Bitten

A two year old Ponca City boy is in critical condition in a Wichita, Kansas hospital after being bit multiple times by a 100 pound Italian mastiff dog. According to the police report, the call came in at 3:16 Friday afternoon of a child being injured by a dog.Emergency... Read More.

Hot Rod Tour

The 1500 mile 2016 Hot Rod Power Tour will be coming through Northern Oklahoma next week. The tour will roll through Tonkawa on Thursday June 16.  Last year 2,120 drivers and cars made the trip beginning in Oklahoma City and over 6,000 drivers joined them on their journey.  They... Read More.

Newkirk Hires Basketball Coach

Newkirk High School has named Josh Laney as their new boys basketball head coach. Laney replaces Rob Lancaster who moved on to Blackwell.  Most recently, Laney was the head coach at McLoud but has coached at Gage and Canton.  The 33 year old Laney is from Mannford and went... Read More.

Ponca City Scam

The Ponca City Police Department is alerting the public to another possible scam in our community. This scam involves someone calling and identifying themselves with Publishers Clearing House.  The caller will ask the victim to withdraw $1000 from their bank account, purchase a cashier's check and mail it to... Read More.

Saturday Morning Program in Ponca City

The Ponca City Senior Citizens Center will host psychiatrist Dr. Nancy Grayson this Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Dr. Grayson will present a program entitled "A Kiss is still a Kiss.  Keeping Warmth and Closeness as we Age"  There will be a no-cost brunch, but reservations must be made... Read More.

Rodeo Begins Tonight

A Ponca City tradition continues the next three days as the rodeo comes to town. The 57th Annual 101 Wild West Rodeo begins tonight and runs through Saturday with performances at 8 p.m. the next three evenings.  The rodeo parade will take place in downtown Ponca City on Saturday... Read More.

Vote Just Weeks Ahead

Three weeks from today, voters in Kay County will go to the polls with six issues on the ballot. The one receiving most of the attention is the Kay County Sheriffs race with three candidates looking to replace the retiring Everette Van Hoesen.Voters in Tonkawa will vote on a... Read More.

Traffic Victim Identified

Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials have identified the person killed in a motorcycle accident yesterday near Ponca City. 70 year old Clarence Hoyer of Ponca City was killed when the three wheeler he was driving struck a turkey vulture on the roadway five miles east of Kildare.After striking the vulture,... Read More.