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Pioneer Woman Museum Presents Public Lecture November 8

“Same Traditions, New Reasons” explores the experiences of American Indian women in Wild West shows. A discussion of federal Indian policy leads to motivations for Native families to join these enterprises and the conflicting messages put forth by Euro-American organizers and American Indians. Native women had many common experiences along the show route and within the arena, from food and ...

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Suspect & Victim Identified in Stillwater Murder

Update: Stillwater Police held a news conference this afternoon and announced that they have identified a suspect accused of killing a man at an apartment in Stillwater on Wednesday. Police say the suspect, 21 year old Isaiah Marin, called them about 2:46 Wednesday claiming he had just killed a man.  In addition to the call from the suspect, police also received calls from numerous ...

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Freeze Warning Issued for Saturday Morning

Another cold front is making its way into Oklahoma today and we could see the first freezing temperatures of the fall by this weekend. Expect strong winds from the north at up to 25 mph. Lows tomorrow morning will stay in the lower 40s, but Saturday morning could usher in the coldest weather of the season. Temperatures are expected to ...

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Braman woman injured in Kay County Accident Thursday Morning

An 85 year old Braman woman is in critical condition this afternoon following a two car accident this morning at US 177 and Dry Road in Kay County. Just before 10 AM, Norma Lee Peres, in a 2005 Buick, was driving southbound on US 177  following a 2013 Dodge Ram and trailer driven by 25 year old John Avery of ...

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Pawhuska teen dead & another injured after Saturday accident

One juvenile is dead and another injured after a one car accident on a gravel road in Osage County on Saturday. The names of both victims are being withheld by authorities this morning.   The accident took place at about 5:45 Saturday afternoon on a gravel road. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting that the vehicle, a 2006 Chevrolet being driven ...

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18 year old dies in early morning accident SE of Perry

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that 18 year old Savannah Marie Piatt of Phoenix, Arizona died early Saturday at the scene of a one car accident 5.9 miles south and 6.5 miles east of Perry. At approximately 3:07 Saturday morning, a 2005 Ford F250 pickup, driven by 20 year old Daniel Luke Morgan of Stillwater, was northbound on CR 175, a ...

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Newkirk man injured in two vehicle accident Thursday afternoon

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting that 43 year old Mark Hoepfinger of Newkirk was injured this afternoon when the Ford Escort he was driving was hit by a 2006 Peterbilt driven by 36 year old John Lockwood of Tulsa. The report states that the accident took place at about 12:20 Thursday afternoon on State Highway 11 at US 77 ...

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Ponca PD welcomes Darold Ross as newest officer

Darold Ross is Ponca City’s newest Police Officer. He was sworn to duties by Municipal Judge Bill Kirkpatrick earlier this week. Ross comes to the Ponca City Police Department as a certified Officer. He began his career as a University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Campus Police Officer in 2008 and then joined the Blackwell Police Department in 2010. Ross ...

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Arrest Made in Break-In at Family Pharmacy

Update:  October 15th, 3:00pm 20 year old Logan Ray Shearer was taken into custody this morning at the Police Department.  He is being held in connection with the burglary of the Family Pharmacy.  Shearer was identified through an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip from a feature and surveillance photographs that were released the day following the burglary. Police responded to a ...

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16 Year Old Arrested in Child Porn Investigation

The Ponca City Police Department is reporting that an investigation that began on Monday has resulted in the arrest of a 16 year old male.  He is charged with being in possession of child pornography. He was released to his guardian on a promise to appear.  The case information will be forwarded to the Office of Juvenile Affairs and the District ...

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