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NOC Roustabouts to honor Wilma Harman at Reunion
Saturday, April 6, marks the date for the upcoming Roustabouts Alumni Reunion. It will take place in Blackwell at the new Event Center on the Kay...

EDF and BEDA donate Chrome Books to Blackwell schools
EDF Renewables and the Blackwell Economic Development Authority started the week by purchasing 225 Chromebook laptops and docking stations for...

City of Blackwell ends contract with MKEC in tense meeting
The Blackwell City Council terminated its contract with the city's engineering firm during a three-hour meeting Thursday night after city employees...

Clinical Cannabis Group LLC opens in Blackwell
Blackwell's first medical marijuana dispensary, Clinical Cannabis Group LLC (CCG) opened its doors this past Monday and three of the four owners...

Open Records request reveals expense details at City Hall
The Blackwell Journal-Tribune, in following up on key expenses for the city of Blackwell, has filed open records requests for bills from the city...

Board of Education says "NO" to 4-Day school week
In a contentious meeting held Monday night, the board voted 3-2 against adopting a four-day week, which district administrators hailed as a teacher...

Tensions run high at City Council meeting
The Blackwell City Council held a highly attended meeting last week to approve several business matters and to discuss the positions and roles of...

FFA & 4-H bring home top spots in Local; County shows
Blackwell's local livestock show and Kay County's countywide show were both held last week for the second year in a row at the Kay County...

City Manager Smith receives standing ovation; keeps position
Blackwell City Manager Janet Smith received a standing ovation from community members and city employees during a special meeting of the Blackwell...

Luis Frias captured in Mexico; Court appearance this Friday
Five years of waiting has come to an end for Blackwell law enforcement. Luis Octavio Frias, a former Blackwell resident who allegedly stabbed his...

BREAKING: Luis Frias apprehended by U.S. Marshals in Mexico
The United States Marshals issued a release this afternoon after news broke that Luis Frias, wanted in connection to the 2013 murder for former...

The Iron Horse rides again in Blackwell
A first-time business owner is giving a second chance at life to a local restaurant that closed last year after being open for only four...

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...

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...

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...