Six people were arrested and a warrant request has been made for a seventh person following the execution of a search warrant Wednesday morning at a Ponca City residence. Kay County Detective John Grimes had been conducting an investigation of stolen forged checks and... Read More.
Films Announced For 2019 BisonBison Film Festival
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The 2019 BisonBison Film Festival: A Student Competition (BBFF) is very excited to announce the films accepted into the Festival. A large variety of student films from six states were submitted, representing 14 different colleges. BBFF accepts short films (40 minutes or less in... Read More.
The Ponca City Area Crime Stoppers, recently, kicked off fundraising campaign for 2019. “Crime Stoppers is working for our Community”, says chair Kelly D. Ailey.PCACS was created in 1984 as a group of volunteer citizens dedicated to involving the public in crime prevention in... Read More.
The City of Stillwater and Warren Theatres announced on Tuesday that they are negotiating for the construction of a new luxury movie theatre in Stillwater. It is intended to be part of the corridor connecting the Oklahoma State University Campus to downtown Stillwater that... Read More.
The City of Tonkawa has announced their candidates for the city council election on April 2. These candidates include Rick Allan, Joe Kingery, Stacy Burns and Scott Klufa. There will be a candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday, March 26, at the Tonkawa... Read More.
A man who allegedly killed himself and his two daughters with a gun near Ripley in Payne County on Wednesday has been identified. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office confirms that the man was 41-year-old Jackie Boyles Junior. Investigators believe he killed his one-year-old and... Read More.
Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford recently honored 126 students for their academic achievements and service. Two of the students that were selected were Joseph Christopher Leven of Newkirk and Bron Briggs of Blackwell. Briggs and Leven, along with the other 124 students, were... Read More.
The Frontier Wind Farm that is located east of Blackwell is looking to expand further east towards Newkirk and Kildare with a second phase called Frontier Farm 2. Not all Newkirk residents are happy with the expansion as citizens fear with wind turbines being... Read More.
The Oklahoma Main Street Center announced on March 1 the finalist's of the program's annual statewide awards competition, which included the Newkirk Main Street organization. All finalists will be honored, and the winners are to be announced May 7 at the 30th Annual Main... Read More.
PAYNE COUNTY - The Payne County Sheriff’s Office along with the Oklahoma Bureau of Investigations are investigating a possible murder-suicide Wednesday. According to the Payne County Sheriff’s Office, they received information concerning a missing person case out of Lincoln County on Tuesday, March 19.... Read More.