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KAY COUNTY District No. 1 voters will head to the polls from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today in a special election to choose a new District one County Commissioner to replace Vance Johnson who died June 20. The... Read More.

Ponca City’s Autumn Leaf Collection guidelines.

Mulching and composting leaves provides a rich soil for yards and gardens.  However, for residents who would like to have their leaves removed, the City of Ponca City’s Autumn Leaf Collection will begin on November 20, 2017 and end... Read More.

Bill addressing VA care passes Senate.

Republican Sens. James Lankford and Jim Inhofe presented a bill to the  Senate intended to address the care of military veterans in Veteran’s Administration hospitals.  The bill passed at the end of last week. The bill would allow the... Read More.

Man found dead after police standoff.

Osage County Sheriff Eddie Virden said that Friday’s standoff with a gunman near Ralston ended with the gunman found dead in the home. A deputy and a Fairfax police officer responded to a 911 call reporting a burglary and... Read More.

New location for Salvation Army in Kay County

The Salvation Army announces a new location which will offer social services to residents of Kay County. The new address is 111 W. Comanche, Ponca City. The target date for opening the office is Nov. 15. Volunteers are needed... Read More.

Care taker charged in Payne County.

District attorney in Payne County, Laura Austin Thomas, announced yesterday that an 18-year-old Perkins woman, Stephanie Payne, has been charged with neglect by caretaker. Payne, is accused of withholding “necessary medications from several vulnerable adults at Red Bud Assisted... Read More.

Budget Bill fails to pass in Oklahoma House

The Oklahoma House convened at 1:30 p.m. yesterday and began discussion on HB 1054X. The bill includes a $1.50 cigarette tax increase, a six cent fuel tax increase, an alcohol consumption tax and an increase in the Gross Production... Read More.