Francisco “Pancho” Gonzalez Named New CEO of Lopez-Dorada Foods

Lopez-Dorada Foods announced Tuesday that Francisco “Pancho” Gonzalez has been named Chief Executive Officer of the company effective June 1, 2022. The announcement was made by Ed Sanchez who will serve as the company’s Chairman of the Board.   “I am thrilled that Pancho is bringing... Read More.

Construction for Union Street Bridge set to start June 6

Kay News Cow reports that the start date for the Union Street bridge re-decking project is now June 6. Union Street will be closed during the entire 90-day project. During the project Union will be closed from Summit  to Park and traffic will detour to the... Read More.

Express Employment Clydesdales coming to Ponca City

The Express Employment Clydesdales are coming to Ponca City for the first time ever and will appear at the 101 Wild West Rodeo on June 10- 11th. ”We are thrilled to have the Express Employment Clydesdales here for the 101 Wild West Rodeo & Parade... Read More.

Flood Watch in effect from this afternoon until Wednesday night

The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a Flood Watch for portions of central Oklahoma, northern Oklahoma, northwest Oklahoma, southwest Oklahoma and western Oklahoma from late this afternoon through Wednesday night.   This includes the following counties, in central Oklahoma, Canadian, Kingfisher, Lincoln, Logan, Oklahoma... Read More.

Chuck Bowman Donation

Former Ponca City High School graduate and 2018 Ponca City High School Alumni Hall of Fame Inductee, Charles (Chuck) Bowman’s life is recounted in his new coffee table book, “Godly Influence On and Off the Field,” which chronicles his life in sports and as... Read More.

Tonkawa Police currently hiring Part-Time Dispatchers

The Tonkawa Police Department is currently hiring Part-Time Dispatchers. The dual-role of dispatcher, at the Tonkawa Police Department, serves as a Communications Officer and a Detention Officer (Jailer). As a Communications Officer/Dispatcher, the selected candidate’s main responsibility will be to facilitate communication between citizens... Read More.

Ponca City Board of Commissioners held regular session Monday night

The Ponca City Board of Commissioners met in regular session on May 23, 2022. Mayor Homer Nicholson called the meeting order, which was followed by the pledge of allegiance. Commissioners Bodick, Chapman, Scott, and Taylor were present. Consent Agenda Under the Consent Agenda, the City Commission... Read More.

Blackwell City Council proposes utility rate hikes

The Blackwell Journal-Tribune reports that the Blackwell City Council are proposing a series of utility rate hikes for residents in the Blackwell community. The BJT reports that the Council discussed at Thursday's meeting and approved a first reading of four utility rate increases for sewer,... Read More.