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2023 Cherokee Strip Cook-off set for September 15th & 16th

2023 Cherokee Strip Cook-off is September 15 & 16 Help Professionals Today Celebrate our 37th year on Saturday, September 16, 2023! There will be fun, food and a weekend full of entertainment and competition at one of the most beautiful cook-off venues anywhere!

City of Ponca City Labor Day Hours

City Hall Offices will be CLOSED on Monday, September 4, and will REOPEN on Tuesday, September 5.Residential Refuse WILL NOT BE PICKED UP on Monday, September 4, and WILL RESUME on Tuesday, September 5. As there will be no residential trash collection on Monday, September 4, please only put trash out on the scheduled... Read More.

Safety Precautions for PCPS

With the recent school-related incidents across Oklahoma and the U.S., Ponca City Public Schools will enhance safety precautions at all home high school football games. The first home game of the season is Friday at 7 p.m. against Enid. In addition to seven security officers, PCPS will have increased administrator and... Read More.

4 Vehicle Fatality Accident Early Sunday Morning

A fatal collision occurred on Sunday, August 27th, at 5:34 AM on I-35 northbound, mile marker 221 in Blackwell.Involved in the collision was a 2014 Toyota Tundra driven by Byron Richmond, a 44-year-old white male from Edmond. Richmond was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner.

Attucks Park Improvements Begin August 28th

The City of Ponca City received a Community Development Block Grant for major improvements to Attucks Park, located at 1313 East Dixie Drive. In April of 2023, a new poured-in-place surfacing was installed at the park playground allowing for safer play for users. Beginning August 28, 2023, further work at... Read More.

Oklahoma Shootout Fast Draw Event set for September 2nd

The World Fast Draw Association has scheduled a fast draw event on Saturday, September 2nd, at 5250 North Hilltop Road in Newkirk.Renowned as one of the world's premier organizations dedicated to the fast draw sport, the World Fast Draw Association boasts a vast membership across the United States, Canada, Japan, Korea, the United Kingdom,... Read More.

Tonkawa Full Moon Concert set for 8/31

The Guys featuring Northern Oklahoma College Roustabout Alumni will headline the Full Moon Concert on Thursday, Aug. 31 in Tonkawa Centennial Park, 301 East Grand in Tonkawa. The musically eclectic band features four NOC Roustabout alumni including Brandon Haynes (lead-vocals/piano), Brad Matson, (auxiliary percussion), John Shwayat (bass), Hunter Vogele (drum-set), and Erik Willadsen (guitar) who is also a NOC... Read More.

Newkirk High School Student Struck by Semi; In Critical Condition

A Newkirk High School student is currently in critical condition following a collision with a semi-truck in front of the school premises on Monday.According to Newkirk Fire Chief Adam Longcrier, emergency personnel received a distress call at 12:14 p.m. concerning an incident involving a student and a semi-truck near the intersection of South and... Read More.

Fatal Collision Claims Life of Motorcyclist in Kaw City

A tragic collision occurred earlier today, August 18, 2023, at approximately 9:11 AM on State Highway 11 and Acker Hill Road, within the city limits of Kaw City in Kay County. The incident involved a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle and a 2014 GMC Sierra pickup, resulting in the fatality of the motorcycle's... Read More.

Good Fix FREE Spay/Neuter Clinic Returns October 26th-28th

Greater Good Charities is bringing their Good Fix FREE spay/neuter clinics back to Kay County for a third time, on October 26-28th, 2023! The team will set up on the 25th with doors open the 26th-28th. When they were here in March, they performed over 1,000 surgeries. The goal for this clinic... Read More.

Ody’s 3rd Annual Unleashed Poker Run with NOKHS

Ody's 3rd Annual Unleashed Poker Run benefiting the Northern Oklahoma Humane Society is coming up! It will be on September 30th with registration beginning at 9:45 AM for buggies and 10:15 AM for bikes. Get ready for a thrilling adventure! They'll have 6 stops around Northern Oklahoma for a quick community ride,... Read More.