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Local Republicans Meet Thursday

Local and regional dignitaries will be on hand for the next Kay County Republican Party meeting. It’s set for Thursday at 7 p.m. Karen Smith Hunter will be the keynote speaker. She’s a well-known local historian, and a member of …Read More

Cowboys Fall By One

Derrick Walton Jr. scored 26 points and Michigan made 16 3-pointers Friday to hold off Oklahoma State 92-91 in the first round of the Midwest Regional. D.J. Wilson had 19 points and four blocks for the Wolverines. Zak Irvin and …Read More

Local JC Penney Store To Close

JC Penney has released a list of the 138 stores it plans to close, and the store in the Ponca Plaza is on the list. Penney is closing those stores as part of a campaign to reduce corporate costs and …Read More

Marland Man Sentenced To Jail Time

A 23 year old Marland man is behind bars after a no-contest plea in a case involving a vehicular homicide. Heron Ramirez was sentenced to jail time in Kay County for his involvement in a deadly crash in January. Highway …Read More

Busy Chamber Says Happy St. Patricks Day

  Happy St. Patricks day to all! Several meetings are coming up: Tuesday, March 21 – Ambassador Committee will meet at 8 a.m. at the Chamber Office.  Brittany Atauvich with City National Bank is the Chair. Tuesday, March 21 – Ponca …Read More

Thousands Of Livestock Lost In Fires

Final numbers aren’t in, but estimates of livestock killed in recent wildfires are reaching the thousands. Oklahoma Forestry Services officials say the fire is getting close to 80 percent contained. Firefighters continue to monitor hot spots and are burning debris …Read More

Oklahoma, Korea Reach License Agrement

Today, officials from the state of Oklahoma and the Republic of Korea will be signing a reciprocal driver license agreement, allowing non-commercial licensed drivers from Oklahoma and the Republic of Korea to obtain a license in each other’s territory without …Read More

Bridge Project Continuing

If you’re on the road this week, you may want to take note of some construction on I-35. A nearly $9 million bridge project is continuing in Noble County near Perry. Starting Friday, traffic around State Highway 15 will be …Read More