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Board of Education: 788 Policy aims to prevent "medical marijuana...
The Blackwell Board of Education has approved a policy strictly prohibiting the use of medical marijuana on school campuses. Schools and...


JoJo's Customs is open for business
JoJo's Customs is looking to become Blackwell's one-stop-shop for custom-designed T-shirts, letter jackets, and Maroon apparel. On Wednesday...


Casey's has arrived in Blackwell
Casey's General Store has officially opened in Blackwell. Bonnie Green, district manager for Casey's, greeted customers Friday afternoon as the...


Associated Charities to host coat-drive
Donating your old winter coat could really help someone this winter. That’s the message sent by the Blackwell Associated Charities, the operator...


Blackwell Youth Center to offer after-school program
The Blackwell Youth Center is hosting a free after-school program beginning in January 2019 from 3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays for...


Filings for City Council/Board of Education open December 3
Candidates for municipal office in Blackwell file Declarations of Candidacy beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, December 3, 2018. Chery Howard,...


Special report: Wind farm agrees to pay taxes
An issue with the Rock Falls Wind Farm in Kay County and an agreement with the Blackwell Economic Development Authority that would affect funding...


Blackwell City Council to appoint interim City Manager
The City of Blackwell will wait until their regularly scheduled meeting on December 6 to appoint an interim city manager after the unexpected...


Treasurer informs Kay County taxpayers of statements being mailed
Treasurer Informs Taxpayers of Statements Being Mailed Christy Kennedy, Kay County Treasurer, would like to inform county residents that the...


Blackwell Middle School/High School TSA teams attend conference
he Blackwell Technology Student Association chapter sent 15 students to the Oklahoma Fall Leadership Conference in October.
During the Oct. 24...


County unemployment drops to 4.0 percent
The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OSEC) recently released their unemployment numbers breakdown for the counties for the month of September. Kay County dropped...
Treasurer informs Kay County taxpayers of statements being mailed
Christy Kennedy, Kay County Treasurer, would like to inform county residents that the 2018 ad valorem tax statements have been mailed. An option to pay your taxes...
Frias added to Most Wanted List
The United States Marshall Service, The Blackwell Police Department and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation have been looking for Luis...


Blackwell High School to host Veterans Day assembly this Friday
Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11 and Blackwell citizens both young and old will be able to honor local veterans at different community...


Blackwell City Council approves hemp nursery
The Blackwell City Council heard from various city department officials and voted to allow a hemp nursery to open up shop in Blackwell during its...