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Blackwell Youth Center to offer after-school program
The Blackwell Youth Center is offering a way for children in the first grade and up to get a little extra “help” outside of the classroom in the...

Blackwell Elementary dedicated "Buddy Bench" to Caden Stafford
For students at Blackwell Elementary School who need a friend, there will soon be a place to make one. At a school-wide assembly held Friday,...

Chamber of Commerce holds 125th annual banquet
The Blackwell Chamber of Commerce held their 125th Annual Banquet this past Monday night, changing venues from the Kay Room on Doolin to the...

Kay County sales tax up from 2017
The Oklahoma Tax Commission has released the sales tax numbers for the period of Nov.15-30 and Dec. 1-15 for the local municipalities and counties....

Blackwell Middle Schooler sells soap to ready for college
The name “Turtle Girls” is a name is becoming a familiar name to Blackwell residents thanks to seventh-grade student Aspen Thomas, who sells goat's...

City Council holds January meeting to discuss lawsuit
The Blackwell City Council met Thursday, January 17 with newly-hired City Manager Janet Smith to discuss a lawsuit against a large Oklahoma-based...

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...