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Update: Four Year Old Ponca City Girl Drowns on Monday

Four year old Haley M Primeaux died as a result of a drowning incident last night. Haley, along with several other children, had been at the swim beach at Ponca Lake in the care of her 26 year old aunt and 53 year old grandmother. Bystanders at the swim beach administered CPR until ambulance personnel arrived. The Communications Center received ...

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Shidler Wins Oklahoma State High School Fishing Championship

The Shidler High School team of Austin French and Dillon Nash brought five bass to the scale weighing 14 pounds, 5 ounces, to win the 2015 Oklahoma State High School Fishing Championship on the Arkansas River. (FLW/TBF) The Shidler High School team of Austin French and Dillon Nash brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 14 pounds, 5 ounces, ...

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Warrant Issued for Ponca City Police Officer; Bohon Releases Statement

The Ponca City News is reporting that a warrant has been issued for Ponca City police officer Rock Lewis Minghetti, who was charged on Monday with a misdemeanor count  of  domestic abuse, assault and battery.   Police believe that Minghetti committed three counts of domestic assault and battery at his home between March 1 and July 5.  As a result, the district attorney has made a request that counts ...

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Free Family Fun with the Sugar Free All-Stars Today at Poncan

The Sugar Free All-Stars make a return to the historic Poncan Theatre today for two free shows: The first at 2pm and the 2nd at 7 o’clock tonight. The act features a fun drum and organ duo with lots of energy – and designed for kids of all ages. Admission to both shows is free of charge and doors will ...

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Oklahoma Was Rockin’ & Rollin’ With Quakes on Monday

For the third time Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake of at least 4.0-magnitude near Crescent.  The latest last night was a 4.5 magnitude quake at 8:18 just 3 miles north northeast of Crescent.  Earlier in the day a 4.0 quake was recorded around 12:49, followed by 4.5 magnitude tremblor quake was registered near the same location at ...

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Po Hi Football Announces Pre-Season Meeting Schedule

With the start of school just a few weeks away, activity is starting to ramp up and that includes meetings for football players in 9th through 12 grades.  The school released the following schedule today: Varsity (10th – 12th Grade) Parent Meeting will be Tuesday, July 28th in the Assembly Center at 6:30pm.  The meeting will go over basic information ...

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Oklahoma Woman Dies After Being Mauled By Dogs

A woman in Red Bird has died after being attacked by a pack of dogs earlier today.  The Wagoner County Sheriff’s office says a witness chased the dogs away and called for help, but unfortunately the woman died before emergency crews arrived.  No identity has yet been released.  Red Bird, is located about 19 miles northwest of Muskogee, halfway between ...

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Annual Pop With A Cop Event Held Thursday Afternoon

Pop with a Cop was held Thursday afternoon at the YMCA Day Camp.  Badge stickers, Police Trading Cards and fist bumps were plentiful.  Pop, juice and water was given to the campers and they visited with uniformed and plain clothes officers.  Thanks to the Ponca City PD for all they do!    

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Police Say Teen Brothers Are Suspects In Broken Arrow Stabbing Deaths

Update: Broken Arrow Police are confirming that two teenage brothers are suspects in the deaths of their parents, a younger sister and two younger brothers late last night.   Robert Bever, 18, and his 16 year old brother are now in custody. The parents have been identified as 52 year old David and 44 year old April Bever.  The three children killed in ...

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Woman Charged in Death of Stillborn Daughter Free on Bond

A 26 year old Ponca City woman, charged in the death of her stillborn daughter, is now free on bond. Cara Lynn Cantrell Ward was released from the Kay County Jail after her bond was lowered from $250,000 to $15,000 by Judge David Bandy.   Cantrell’s daughter was stillborn on July 8th, 2014. Conditions of her release include the forfeiting of ...

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