After open forums for Cowley College employees and the Arkansas City community, dinner, and a face-to-face interview with the Board of Trustees, Dr. Randy Smith has been selected as the next president of Cowley College following a special meeting of the Board of Trustees... Read More.
The Ponca City Public School District has a mobile app to provide families with 24/7/365 access to important issues and information. The free mobile app can be downloaded any time from the iTunes and Google Play app stores. Kristi Hayes, PCPS Public Information Coordinator, said,... Read More.
The Blackwell Journal-Tribune reports that a Kay County teenager is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the weekend shooting death of a young white male near Braman. According to BJT, Dominick Taylor, 19, remains in custody at the Kay County Detention Center in connection... Read More.
The USDA has determined breakfast and lunch WILL NOT be free to all students for the 2022-23 school year. PCPS and other schools will have to return to the meal pricing structure used prior to the No Charge (free) meals for everyone during COVID-19.... Read More.
City of Tonkawa's brief update on the progress on the main water line break repairs: Sometime during the last week of June, a large break developed in the 12” water main that brings the city’s water from the well field and out-of-town basin into town.... Read More.
Kay News Cow reports that the Kay County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a murder that occurred in Braman this weekend. Sheriff Steve Kelley said the body of a young adult white male was located in a field south of Bender Road on P Street, east... Read More.
Pawnee, Okla. - The Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Ponca City man for more than 115 grams of methamphetamine and possession of firearms after a traffic stop on Saturday, July 2nd. On Saturday, July 2nd at around 7:00 PM, Deputy Dartanian Tilly stoped a... Read More.
Residential Refuse WILL NOT BE PICKED UP on Monday, July 4 and WILL RESUME on Tuesday, July 5. (As there will be no residential trash collection on Monday, July 4, please only put trash out on the scheduled day of collection. Trash left out overnight... Read More.
Seventh grade students are required to have an adult Tdap shot before they will be fully registered for the 2022-2023 school year. This means parents may fill out the registration but it will not be complete until the PCPS Registration Center, 111 West Grand... Read More.
The Northern Oklahoma College Foundation acknowledges the establishment of the Judith L. Whitmore Nursing Scholarship Fund Whitmore began her nursing career after graduating from Northern Oklahoma College in 1990. After receiving her bachelors and Master's in nursing, Judith began teaching future nurses where her... Read More.
The Ponca City Board of Commissioners met in regular session on June 27, 2022. Mayor Homer Nicholson called the meeting to order, which was followed by the pledge of allegiance. Commissioners Bodick, Chapman, Scott and Taylor were in attendance. Consent Agenda Under the Consent Agenda, the... Read More.
Recycled paint from Household Hazardous Waste event is now ready for pick up. Paint is free and will be distributed in 5 gallon buckets. We are currently limiting the distribution to 2 buckets per person, so we can make it available to as many... Read More.