Four with Northern Oklahoma College ties in Miss Oklahoma Pageant

Four current or former NOC students will compete for Miss Oklahoma next week in Tulsa June 8-11. Current Miss NOC Tonkawa Emma Valgora and current Miss NOC Enid Mia-Claire Jones will compete alongside Miss Heartland Chandler Brown and Miss Ponca City Lexi Neahring. Valgora and Brown... Read More.

Blackwell City Council approves 2022-2023 Fiscal Year Budget

The Blackwell Journal-Tribune is reporting that the Blackwell City Council have just approved their 2022-2023 Fiscal Year Budget which includes the following utility rate increases, effective July 1, 2022. SEWER: 40% increase WATER: 4% increase WASTE: 4% increase ELECTRIC: 4% increase

Ponca City man injured in Osage County accident

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that a Ponca City man is in critical condition following a motorcycle accident that occurred at 9:43 p.m. Thursday, on City View south of Scissortail Lane, one mile east of McCord, in Osage County. Troopers report that Glen E. Salmon,... Read More.

Ponca City Library awarded Grant

The ODL (Oklahoma Department of Libraries) has awarded a $12,867.43 grant to the Ponca City Public Library to address impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. ODL offered targeted grants to Oklahoma public libraries as part of the agency’s plan for use of ARPA (American Rescue... Read More.

PCPS Mourns Loss of Po-Hi Graduate

Dr. Stephanie Husen, a 1992 graduate of Ponca City High School, has been identified as one of the victims in Wednesday afternoon’s shooting on the campus of Saint Francis Health System in Tulsa. PCPS is grieving today after learning of the passing of Dr. Stephanie... Read More.

Ponca City Herb Festival happening Saturday

Kay County's longest running plant and craft festival. Come join us for this free-admission 'rain or shine' event this Saturday, June 4, starting at 8 a.m. More than 100 vendors from Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Colorado and Arkansas have rows of fresh herbs, plants, vegetables, primitive birdhouses,... Read More.

Summer Feeding Program Schedule

The Ponca City Public School Child Nutrition Program will be providing meals for children ages 1-18 during the summer months. Ponca City Public Schools will participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to the children without charge and are the same... Read More.

Deadline yo apply for absentee ballots is June 13

Kay County voters who want absentee ballots mailed to them for the June 28 Election need to apply for a ballot by 5 p.m. June 13. Absentee ballots are available to any registered voter, provided they are eligible to vote in the election requested. No... Read More.

PCFD responds to fire Tuesday night on South Elm

Ponca City firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire at 8:43 p.m. Tuesday at 320 S. Elm. According to Kay News Cow, Fire chief Butch Herring said heavy smoke was showing when firefighters arrived. “Crews contained the fire to a bedroom by fire suppression,”... Read More.