• Earthquake shakes area

    Earthquake shakes area - May 18, 2015

    TONKAWA, Okla. (AP) - Parts of northern Oklahoma have been shaken by an earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.3 temblor was recorded at 10:20 a.m. Sunday less than 11 miles sout...

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  • Toddler drowns in Illinois River - May 18, 2015

    TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) - The body of a 2-year-old boy who drowned in the Illinois River has been found in Cherokee County. Local media outlets report the boy's body was found Sunday evening by ...

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  • NOC sponsoring 2016 trip to Ireland

    NOC sponsoring 2016 trip to Ireland - May 18, 2015

    The March 2016 Gateway to the Humanities Irish Heritage Tour, sponsored by Northern Oklahoma College, is now open for enrollment. The trip, timed to coincide with NOC’s Spring Break, i...

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  • Work to begin on Meadow Lane today

    Work to begin on Meadow Lane today - May 18, 2015

    Beginning today, work will begin to reconstruct Meadow Lane from the north side of Fairway Place to the south side of Queens Avenue. The City of Ponca City has entered into a contract w...

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  • School ends this week

    School ends this week - May 18, 2015

    The Ponca City Public School district is preparing to complete another successful school year. The last day of school is Thursday, May 21, 2015. School will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m., with ...

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  • Chamber Chat

    Chamber Chat - May 17, 2015

    As we go in to the summer months we know that visitors to Ponca City will increase as people take time off from work to relax and have fun. Ponca City truly is a tourist destination spot in Oklahom...

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  • Severe Weather Threat for this afternoon

    Severe Weather Threat for this afternoon - May 16, 2015

    HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD- NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE- BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN- CLEV...

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  • 1,450 Blue Bell workers losing jobs after listeria problems

    1,450 Blue Bell workers losing jobs after listeria problems - May 16, 2015

    HOUSTON (AP) - Blue Bell Creameries says it will lay off more than a third of its workforce following a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream that prompted a total product recal...

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  • Oklahoma State University responding to bomb threat

    Oklahoma State University responding to bomb threat - May 15, 2015

    The Oklahoma State University Police Department is responding to a reported bomb threat near the Physical Sciences I building. Students, faculty and staff have been instructed to avoid the area...

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  • Fire vs. Police Blood Drive May 18

    Fire vs. Police Blood Drive May 18 - May 15, 2015

    TIME CORRECTED The Ponca City Fire Department and the Ponca City Police Department are holding a competitive blood drive with the Oklahoma Blood Institute on Monday, May 18. The bloodmobile wi...

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