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Ponca City Woman Injured in Crash

A 20 year old Ponca City woman suffered serious injuries in a car accident yesterday morning.   Rebecca Dawn Simmons was transported by EagleMed to the St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa in critical condition with a head injury.  The accident occurred at 10 a.m. Monday morning 2.5 miles south of U.S. …Read More


Kay County Vote

Voters in Kay County will go to the polls tomorrow(Tuesday June 28) to decide if liquor can be served in Kay county on Sundays and on election days during voting hours. Republican voters will decide on a new sheriff choosing between three candidates, Brian Herbert, Tom Burg and Steve Kelley. …Read More

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Fairfax Bank Robbery

The Security State Bank of Fairfax was robbed at 9:46 a.m. Friday morning according to the Osage County Sheriff’s Department. A man walked into the bank and handed the teller a note demanding  money. The suspect is described as a white male, six feet tall, weighing approximately 220 pounds.  Witnesses …Read More

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Ponca City Victim Identified

The victim of a fatal gunshot wound Thursday evening in Ponca City has been identified as 18 year old Darion Alexander Hawk Terrell.   Officers conducted three search warrants last night and will submit evidence gathered to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation for analysis. The .45 caliber handgun believed to …Read More


Phone System Down.

The phone system at the Kay County Courthouse in Newkirk is out at this time. A spokesperson said that the phone system is down and will be until further notice.

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Ponca City Man Dies of Gunshot Wound

Ponca City Police are investigating the shooting death of an 18-year-old man in the 1000 block of North Second Street. A 911 call was received by the Communication Center at 6:07 p.m. from a resident of a garage apartment in the 1000 block of North Second. The caller reported a …Read More

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Arrest Made In House Fire

A 23 year old Ponca City woman has been arrested on first degree arson charges in the setting of a house fire earlier this week. Ashley Nicole Hooper was placed under arrest by Ponca City police just hours after a fire destroyed a home at 510 North Pine Street. The …Read More


Ponca City Safety Event

Operation Kidsafe Safety Event will take place this Thursday through Saturday at Jack Bowker Ford Lincoln in Ponca City. The event is free and private for families.  Hours for Operation Kidsafe is Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Parents receive …Read More

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OSU Wins in CWS

The Oklahoma State Cowboys are just one win away from reaching the finals of the College World Series in Omaha. For the second straight game, the Cowboys scratched across a run in the fourth inning and rode strong pitching.  This time it was Tyler Buffett who shut down the Arizona …Read More

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Kaw Lake Drowning

A 52 year old Kaw City man drown on Kaw Lake yesterday afternoon. Gregory Allen Skrdla was a passenger on a boat that was being operated by 60 year Ron Enderud also of Kaw City.  The boat was about 100 yards from a boat ramp at the Pioneer Cove Marina …Read More