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Contract For Arrott Approved

The Ponca City Board of Education held a special meeting Wednesday to discuss the proposed written contract between the school district and Shelley Arrott to serve as the district’s Superintendent of Schools. A motion was made after the board returned …Read More

Two Car Collision Injures Local Woman

A Winfield woman was injured early this week after a two-vehicle accident. 31-year-old Ashley Harper, sustained potentially serious but not life threatening injuries. She required stitches and had cuts and bruises and was treated and released from the hospital. Around …Read More

District No. 1 Commissioner Dies Unexpectedly

District Number 1 County Commissioner Vance Johnson died  of an apparent heart attack last Tuesday.  District Attorney Brian Hermanson  said the Commissioner became ill at the Kay County courthouse during a deposition hearing.  Hermanson said Johnson asked for some water …Read More

BINGO, The Winning Musical at Blackwell

From the Dr. Randy Weber Hometown Calendar: Blackwell Community Theater again will present a wonderful family friendly musical at the Blackwell High School Auditorium. BINGO, the winning Musical. June 23 and 24 and June 30 and July 1 at 7:30PM …Read More

Pioneer Family Fun Days

The Pioneer Woman Museum will host Pioneer Life Day on Saturday, June 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of the museum’s summer program, Pioneer Family Fun Days. The day will include a variety of hands-on and make-and-take …Read More

Blackwell Movie In The Park

This Friday in Blackwell, the Movie Trolls will be shown at the 1st United Methodist Church in the Gazebo Area at 6th and Coolidge. The Blackwell Tourism Board, in cooperation with First United Methodist Church, is presenting  Movies in the …Read More

Court Clerk Office Closes Friday

The Ponca City office of the Kay County Court Clerk in the city center building will close permanently this coming Friday, June 23, 2017.  The closing is because of budget cuts, according to the Kay County Court Clerks office in …Read More

Projected Cost to Extend Passenger Rail

It may seem simple. The tracks are in place all the way from Chicago to Houston through Kansas City, Wichita, Oklahoma City and Fort Worth. Freight trains whizz by on the BNSF Railway mainline today. However, Class-1 railroads require capital …Read More