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Golden Chick Coming Soon

Ponca City is getting another new restraunt. Golden Chick has been issued a construction permit to begin building at the corner of 14th and Bradley Avenue, the site of the former Pizza Inn. The project will take 100 days but could be extended by weather.  Golden Chick offers a variety …Read More

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City Construction Work

The City of Ponca City has entered into an agreement with the construction firm Hembree and Hodgson to reconstruct second street from the North side of Broadway Avenue to the South side of Hazel Avenue. That section of Second Street will be closed to all through traffic during construction and …Read More

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Ponca City Sports

Friday night at the Allen Robson Fieldhouse in Ponca City, the Lady Cats and Wildcats will host Blackwell. The girls and boys high school games can be heard on Sunny 104.7 and NewsTalk 1230 beginning at 6:15.  Homecoming will take place before the girls game at 6:30.  Six senior basketball …Read More

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Pre-K Registration

The Ponca City Public Schools have scheduled the registration window for Pre-Kindergarten eligible students for the 2016-17 school year. To enroll,  a child must be four years old by September 1, 2016.  Registration is set for February 29 through March 11 at the Registration Center at 111 West Grand.  If …Read More

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Road Improvement Vote

Ponca City voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, February 9th to vote on the extension of the 1/2 cent sales tax designated for road improvements. The vote will also ask that the tax become permanent so the  issue does not get voted on every five years.  Be informed …Read More

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Motorcycle Rider Dies After Collision In Ponca City Friday Afternoon

The Ponca City Police Department reports that a crash at the intersection of 5th Street and Bradley Avenue has claimed the life of 53 year old Dale Lawrence of Ponca City. The accident was reported to the Communications Center at approximately 3:44 pm Friday afternoon. Lawrence was riding his motorcycle …Read More

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10 Arrested in Friday Drug Busts

From the Ponca City Police Department: Friday January 29, 2016 Just over one pound of hydro-marijuana along with two handguns a 25 caliber and a 357, ammo and digital scales, packaging materials , methamphetamine and over $300 in cash were seized during a search warrant when 22 year old Blake …Read More

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Student Death

The Ponca City Schools released a statement this morning confirming the death of a student at West Middle School. The district was contacted at 4:55 Thursday afternoon by police. Dr. Pennington stated that thoughts and prayers go to the family and that a crisis intervention team will be available for …Read More

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Man Arrested in Ark City

A 38 year old man who escaped from an Oklahoma prison was recaptured Thursday afternoon in Arkansas City. Jason Jude Leith was taken into custody at an apartment on West Cypress Avenue by Ark City police, The Kansas Highway Patrol and the Cowley County Sheriffs Office. Leith escaped the Clara …Read More

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Steve Vaughn on NewsTalk 1230 and Sunny 104.7

Join Sterling Broadcasting the week of February 1-5 as the Oklahoma State Legislature prepares for the upcoming session. District 37 State Representative Steve Vaughn will join both Sunny 104.7 and Newstalk 1230 to discuss the budget shortfall, teachers pay, Oklahoma roads and much more. Mary Fallin delivers her state of …Read More