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OHP: Did You Witness This Accident?

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash that occurred at about 1:30 p.m. March 18 on the Turner Turnpike near Wellston. There have been numerous postings on social media regarding this crash that have been less then accurate. …Read More

Students Learn Dangers of Parvo

Carole Keffer’s Spanish class at East Middle School has been working with Paula Cain, Ponca City Emergency Management, to create flyers in Spanish to inform the public about the dangers of Parvo and how to protect their pets. Parvo is …Read More

Severe Weather Awareness: Some Guidelines

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT NEWS Ponca City Emergency Management SEVERE WEATHER STORM RISK Severe weather season is upon us, so it’s time to review the Severe Storm Risk categories from the National Weather Service. Although local news stations may have risk categories …Read More

New Captain In The PCPD

Police Captain Richard Evans is now into day seven of his new job. The longtime PCPD officer pinned on his present rank Wednesday in a ceremony officiated by Chief Don Bohon. Chief Bohon is starting a new tradition of afternoon …Read More

Utility Work Will Lead To Road Closure

Big Star Services, LLC have entered a contract with the City of Ponca City to reconstruct the pavement and replace the water lines on Elm Street from Ponca Avenue to 75 feet north of Oklahoma Avenue. The project is scheduled …Read More

Ponca Politics Forum Today

The March Business after Hours will be Tuesday from 5 – 7 p.m. hosted by RCB Bank at 14th and Highland Avenue. Please join us. Phone the Chamber Office at 765-4400 to sign up for our Lunch and Learn Thursday …Read More

Animal Cruelty Case In Osage County

Officials in Osage County are investigating a case of animal cruelty. Sources there indicate someone shot and killed most of an entire litter of puppies. The incident was discovered Sunday when two ladies were going fishing. They found five puppies …Read More

4.0 Quake Hits In Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.0 earthquake and two smaller temblors have struck Oklahoma. The larger quake was recorded Wednesday near Stroud, located about 60 miles east of Oklahoma City. Two smaller quakes were also recorded. A magnitude …Read More

Osage Nation Redefines Marriage

In a surprisingly low turnout, the Osage Nation has voted to change their definition of marriage. Less than 350 people turned out at the polls on Monday, although 1,100-plus people voted absentee. 53 percent were in favor of the change, …Read More