City Briefs 2017-06-27



Arrest Made — The Ponca City Police were contacted at 9:14 a.m. Monday in reference to a domestic altercation that occurred in the 200 block of Westbu… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Wayne Austin Shoffner



BRAMAN — Wayne Austin Shoffner, died June 22, 2017, at his residence in Braman, at the age of 93 years. Wayne was born on Sept. 5, 1923, in Blackwell, the son of Isaac Franklin and Mary Lenice Austin Shoffner. He attended Braman Public Schools and graduated with the class of 1940. He was a member of the United States Army […]

Just as Confusing as the Others



WASHINGTON — Five months into Donald Trump’s administration, only the unwise doubt the president’s intelligence.Just ask former FBI Director James Com… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

BarbarismIsn’t What ItUsed To Be



The Brezhnev Doctrine said that the Soviet empire could only expand and never give back its gains. A domestic version of the doctrine has long applied… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Megyn Kelly Smacks Down Dangerous Conspiracy Theorist



As vigorously hyped broadcast events go, Megyn Kelly’s televised confrontation with internet conspiracy cultist Alex Jones proved something of a dud. … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Marilyn Kay Sheely



BROKEN ARROW — Marilyn Kay Sheely, age 73, former long-time Ponca City resident, passed away June 24, 2017 in Tulsa. Friends and loved ones may pay their respects at Trout Funeral Home and Crematory from 12-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 28, with family greeting friends from 6-8 p.m. A service to gratefully celebrate her new life with Christ will be held at […]

Bertha Jane Woods



PAWNEE — Bertha Jane Woods, age 71, passed from this life on Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Stillwater, surrounded by her loving husband and immediate family. She was born on March 23, 1946, in Shidler, the daughter of Francis and Wunita Riley Eaton. She grew up on a dairy farm near Grainola and graduated from Shidler High School in 1964. On […]

Funerals 2017-06-27



Wednesday David Snyder — A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in IOOF Cemetery under the direction of Grace Memorial Chapel.

Local Case Dismissed



NEWKIRK — The case against Catherine Ann Croft, 68, Ponca City, has been dismissed in Kay County District Court.Croft was charged on Aug. 14, 2015 wit… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Jerry S. Reid Jr.



BLACKWELL — Jerry S. Reid Jr., of Blackwell, died Sunday morning, June 25, 2017, at Blackwell Regional Hospital Emergency Room, at the age of 65 years. Jerry was born on March 10, 1952, in Nardin, the son of Jerry S. and Berneice Akins Reid Sr. He attended Blackwell Public Schools and graduated with the class of 1970. He married Billie Louise […]


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