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Blackwell Hospital remodel discussed at Town Hall meeting
A $12 million proposal to remodel the Blackwell Regional Hospital was the topic of discussion at a Town Hall meeting held Thursday night at the...


Janet Smith discusses goals as new City Manager
Janet Smith says she has “always enjoyed” working in Kay County. Now, she'll have another shot at doing so. On Thursday January 10, the...


Local missionary shares story of Gods love
If you saw Boun today, you would think she had been going to church for her entire life. But she didn't know God until she was 14 years...


Jovani's Pizza returns with a new owner; delivery
Blackwell's own pizzeria, Jovani's Pizza, is starting the new year with a new owner. Michael Vest, the restaurant's former cook, is now the...


Murder suspect Luis Frias to feature on "In Pursuit with John Walsh"
Blackwell, Oklahoma will be featured on national television tonight, January 16, when Investigation Discovery (The ID Network) launches its newest...


Voter deadlines approaching January 18, Feb 6
Friday, January 18, is the last day to apply for voter registration in order to be eligible to vote in the February 12, Ponca City Municipal...


City Council holds January meeting
A presentation detailing the findings of the city's annual financial audit that was slated for the Thursday meeting of the Blackwell City Council...


Ponca City model train club seeks members
The evening hadn't really begun until Rodger walked in. “Good evening, Gentlemen. And you too, Kelly,” he dryly joked. On Monday night, Kelly...


Kay Electric contest opens for Youth Tour in Washington D.C.
We’re Looking For Teen Leaders Kay Electric Youth Tour contest offers travel, friends, and fun If you have a high school junior who loves to...


2018 Year in Review
How would you describe 2018? As we enter the New Year, the Blackwell Journal-Tribune would like to thank you, our loyal readers and advertisers,...


Christmas 'Spirits' at D's
It’s the holiday season which means friends, family, and neighbors will be coming together to eat, be merry, and especially drink. D’s, which...


Meet Jessica Swain, BMS's new English teacher
The newest teacher at Blackwell Middle School, sixth grade English instructor Jessica Swain, started her new job earlier this month. Within her...


Railroad safety from Blackwell's Northern Gateway Railroad
Engineers on the Blackwell Northern Gateway Railroad have never hit a vehicle or pedestrian with a train. They don’t want to have a “first,”...


Prairie Smoke: New owners, same flavor
Prairie Smoke BBQ, a restaurant that has become a Blackwell staple on the food scene since opening in 2015, is now under new ownership. In early...


Blackwell Methodist Church to hold bike give-away
Thanks to the donations received from several community members, the First United Methodist Church of Blackwell will be able to give away...