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Closings & Cancellations

Closings and Cancellations from the Ponca Post/Sunny 104.7 News Room. To report closings and cancellations, click here or call (580) 491-4286.  If you go to voice mail, leave a message with a call back number. For the latest road conditions from the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety, click here. Closings Kay County Courthouse will close at 1:30. All NOC campuses will ...

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Benefit Dinner for the Diesel McGuire Family Saturday in Tonkawa

Six year old Diesel McGuire was injured in a motorcycle accident in January that claimed the life of his aunt. This Saturday from noon ’til 6pm, a Chicken & Noodle Dinner Fundraiser for Diesel and his family will be held at the Tonkawa Masonic Lodge. Please spread the word and considering attending. If you can’t attend, but would like to ...

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Blinn Park Playground Fundraiser Lunch This Sunday

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Lt. Richard Evans Named 2014 Ponca City PD Officer of the Year

ePolice Lieutenant Richard Evans was nominated and voted on by his peers to be named as the 2014 Ponca City Police Department’s Officer of the Year.  Evans is pictured here (center) with Deputy Chief Anthony Rogers and Police Chief Don Bohon. The Citizen Police Academy Alumni hosted the awards and appreciation banquet last night.

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Shania Twain Announce New Tour – August Show in OKC

Shania Twain, one of the best selling female artists in history, has announced she’s coming to Oklahoma City as part of her first North American tour in over 10 years.   The concert is scheduled for Wednesday August 12th at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Twain’s “Rock This Country” tour kicks off in Seattle on June 5th and will feature the greatest hits ...

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Beard Wins Newkirk Mayoral Election, Voters Say No To School Bond

Newkirk has a new mayor-elect this morning as Justin Beard wins yesterday’s election with 288 votes or 66.4%. Brian Hobbs finished second with almost 30% of the votes cast, followed by Michael Jones at 4.8%. Also on the ballot yesterday was a $4.4 million bond proposal for a new event center safe room on the Newkirk High School campus.   The ...

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Meth Bust During North 14th Traffic Stop Tuesday Afternoon

The Special Projects Unit of the Ponca City Police Department initiated a traffic stop this morning shortly before 11am in the 2700 block of North 14th Street. A white limousine driven by 29 year old Jamel Ray McBride was searched and then towed from the scene. A second vehicle was pulled over simultaneously and in close proximity, that vehicle was ...

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Stabbing Reported in 1300 Block of East South Avenue Tuesday Afternoon

A stabbing was reported this afternoon just after 2:30 by an employee of the South Avenue Liquor Store. Officers responded and located the victim, a male age 55, which was transported by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries to the Ponca City Medical Center. Details are still somewhat unclear, but the officers are concentrating their efforts on a residence on the ...

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Spring Fling at Hutchins Saturday April 18th

Last year over 7,000 people attended the 2014 Spring Fling, and this year’s event promises to be bigger than ever. Presented by WBBZ, Sunny 104.7, The Ponca City News and The Tonkawa News, this year’s Spring Fling will take place on Saturday April 18th at Hutchins Auditorium at 5th and Overbrook. Ron Jolley, with WBBZ, is already reporting that space ...

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Health Care Town Hall Meeting For Veterans Set for March 18th in Ponca City

The Oklahoma City VA Health Care System will host a Veterans Town Hall meeting in Ponca City on March 18, 2015 at 1:30pm.  The Town Hall will be held at the Ponca City Library located at 515 E. Grand Avenue.   Gerald K. Darnell, Psy.D., Acting Medical Center Director, and the rest of the leadership team will be available to answer ...

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