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Two Arrested on Child Endangerment & Drug Charges

25 year old Magean M Orndoff and 25 year old Christopher P Rosetti remain jailed on Child Endangerment and drug offenses. A frantic 911 call was received by the Communications Center at approximately 2:19am Tuesday morning reporting an unresponsive two year old.  The ambulance crew and Police arrived at the... Read More.

State Rep speaks out

Ponca City State Representative Steve Vaughn told News Talk 1230 WBBZ and KQSN Sunny 104.7 news he does not feel many communities will vote for the one cent sales tax for education if it takes their tax base over 10 per cent. If enough signatures are gathered state wide,... Read More.

Area Teams in the College Basketball Tournament

Wichita State beat Vanderbilt 70-50 in a first four play in game Tuesday night in Dayton, Ohio. The Shockers advance to play Arizona this Thursday night in the second round.  The University of Tulsa will play Michigan tonight in their play in game.  Tip off is at 8:10 in... Read More.

Battle of the Burger

The Ponca City "Battle of the Burger" is back this summer as part of the annual Cruzin' Grand weekend on June 3rd. Ponca City Main Street is hosting this family friendly event at 5 p.m. that evening.  Tickets for the battle will go on sale in May.  If you... Read More.

Blackwell Man Injured in Accident

An 81 year old Blackwell man is listed in stable condition today at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita after being airlifted by eagle med yesterday. Elmer Jeffries suffered head injuries in the accident just East of Blackwell at State Highway 11.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol report indicated Jeffries... Read More.

Budget Cuts? Ponca City Superintendent Speaks Out

Any budget cuts to the Ponca City Schools will likely come in the secondary levels according to Superintendent Dr. David Pennington.Pennington says that Ponca City can't cut anymore at the elementary school level.  Class sizes at the elementary level exceed 20 students in many schools.  Although no official announcements... Read More.

Basketball Picks

The NCAA Basketball Tournament begins officially tonight with the four play in games. In reality, the games begin on Thursday.  Half the fun of the tournament is filling out the brackets before the games begin.Who did you pick for the final four and the champion?Here's my stab at it. ... Read More.

Ponca Playhouse

The Ponca Playhouse presents the romantic comedy "Same Time Next Year" this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. The show will also take place Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th at 7:30 p.m. and then Easter Sunday March 27th at 3 p.m.  The... Read More.

Accident on Highway 177

A two vehicle accident has closed the North and Southbound lanes of Highway 177 South of Ponca City. Traffic is being rerouted and at this time no word on injuries or details for the accident.  Motorists are asked to avoid that area.

2016 Health Fair

The 2016 Ponca City employee health fair is Tuesday March 22 at the Hutchins Auditorium. City employees that begin their work day at 7 a.m. are asked to attend from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. if possible.  Those employees who start their day at 8 a.m. are asked to... Read More.

Tonkawa Earthquake

It may not have been the strongest earthquake ever recorded, but don't tell residents of the north central Oklahoma town of Tonkawa. A 2.9 earthquake hit the area this morning.  Many reported items falling and being shaken awake.  The earthquake had a depth of 1.4 miles and just to... Read More.