EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT NEWS Ponca City Emergency Management SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS: Being prepared is critical during severe weather events. Make sure you are ready before the big one hits! Make a Plan: Have a family or work meeting. Discuss the local hazards for which you should prepare. Make... Read More.
A Black and White Party and art auction will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Ponca City Art Center, at the historic Soldani Mansion at 819 E. Central in Ponca City. Proceeds from... Read More.
A physical therapist has been booked into the Tulsa County Jail after two teenage girls say he made sexual advances toward them. 32-year-old Richard Johns II from Glenpool works in Henryetta. He was arrested this morning and charged with performing lewd acts with a minor. A teenage... Read More.
Since the passage of HB3146 (the Impaired Driving Elimination Act, or IDEA Act) last year, the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety and the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office have been working to fulfill a legislative mandate to improve statewide data collection and standardization... Read More.
The Kay County Detention Center has been busy. Very, VERY busy. Center Director Don Jones told commissioners the Monday inmate count was 337, not counting the over 70 defendants who were arrested and released over the weekend. Jones said over 370 were arrested since February 1st,... Read More.
A 39 year old Tonkawa woman will face a revokation hearing shortly. Julie Howard was booked into the Kay County Detention Center on a motion to revoke in a grand larceny case filed against her in 2012. She bonded out of jail for $3500.
The Oklahoma Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill to bring the state into compliance with the federal REAL ID Act, at a cost of an additional $5 to Oklahomans for driver's licenses. The bill passed the Senate Tuesday on a 35-11 vote... Read More.
Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa sophomore Laramie Edens is Coach Greg Krause’s pick for Student-Athlete of the Week. For the week ending Feb. 26, Laramie averaged 18 points, 10 rebound, 4 steals and 2.5 blocks per game, according to Krause, head women’s basketball coach. “Laramie is on... Read More.