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Films Announced For 2019 BisonBison Film Festival

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.

Ponca City Crime Stoppers Kicks Off 2019 Campaign

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.

Man Identified In Alleged Suicide Attempt In Payne County

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.

Kay County Students Honored By SWOSU

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.

Newkirk Residents Concerned About Proposed Wind Farm

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.

Newkirk Main Street Named Finalist

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.