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Spring Fling TODAY at the Hutchins Auditorium!!!

Don’t miss the 17th Annual Spring Fling -TODAY from 9am – 4pm at Hutchins Auditorium! Home improvement, landscaping, health care, employment opportunities, concessions…and lots of fun stuff! Admission is free! Free Petting Zoo for the kids provided by the Ponca City FFA! Last year over 7,000 attended. From Stolhand Heating and Air Conditioning, The Ponca City News, Tonkawa News, WBBZ, ...

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One Injured Thursday Night in Accident at Highway 11 and LA Cann Road

A single vehicle accident at Highway 11 and LA Cann Road on Thursday night resulted in one person being treated at Ponca City Medical Center. Just about 10pm Thursday a juvenile, driving a 2013 Dodge Charger, failed to stop at a Y intersection, then traveled across Highway 11, through a fence and several trees before coming to rest in a ...

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East Middle School Band Earns Top Honors at Contest

The East Middle School Band attended the Heartland Music Festival Contest in Oklahoma City where they received Superior ratings along with the Outstanding Achievement Award and the Sweepstakes award for receiving the highest score from the judges. The Flute section won the Outstanding Section Award, and Haylee Roquemore received the Outstanding Musician Award. East Band Director, Arlis Henegar, said, “I ...

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4 Search Warrants Lead to 9 Ponca Drug Arrests

It has been another busy week for the Ponca City Police Department and the Special Project’s Unit. A total of four searches have been executed resulting in the arrests of nine all facing drug charges. A request for a drug charge warrant on a tenth subject is pending. On Monday afternoon at approximately 3:30pm Tracy Denise Koeppen 49, Thomas Bryson ...

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Ponca City Woman Dies After Accident on East Highway 60

The The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting that a 21 year old Ponca City woman had died following a two vehicle accident on Saturday morning in Kay County. The report says that Bridgette Alexis Coleman was a passenger in a pickup that failed to stop at a stop sign and was struck by another pickup on U.S. 60 about 5am Saturday.  ...

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Dog Poop Stunt Leads to Damages – Check Out Suspects on Video

At approximately 12:35am on Saturday morning April 4 two young black males placed what appeared to be a bag of dog feces on the porch of a home in the 2300 block of Donner Street and attempted to light it on fire.  One of the suspects kicked the front screen door of the home and this incident left the homeowner ...

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Roosevelt Earns GE Model School Distinction for Tenth Consecutive Year‏

Roosevelt Elementary School has earned the distinction of being named a Great Expectations Model School for the 10th consecutive year. The staff and students celebrated by releasing 10 balloons. The basic principles of the program are: high expectations for students, a learning climate based on mutual respect between student and teacher, student self-esteem, a belief that all students can learn, positive teacher ...

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Woman Tries to Pass Altered Check at Walmart – Sought by Police

Police need your help to identify the woman pictured here in a surveillance photograph taken at a self- checkout register at Wal-Mart. On March 20 at approximately 1:20pm this woman attempted to pay for over $400 in merchandise with an altered personal check written on a closed account. A clerk approached the woman and asked for her license number, which ...

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Crimestoppers Looking for Computer Thieves

In late February two men entered Midwest Computers, which is located at 510 North First Street, one man distracted the clerk and the other made off with a laptop computer. The lap top was a black 11.6” Lenovo brand. At approximately 3pm on Thursday February 26, the men entered the store together. Surveillance video shows the male with the dark ...

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Police Seeking Two Women For Theft at Wal-Mart – Check out the pics

Police need help in identifying two women involved in the theft of a purse at Wal-Mart. The vehicle they left the store together in is pictured here too. Just after 5pm on Friday March 13, the victim placed her purse on the register in the self-check area at the east end of the store. After completing her transaction, she walked ...

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