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Man Arrested After Smuggling Drugs Into Jail

Jul 12, 2018

A Bartlesville man with an active warrant was arrested and then additional charges were tacked on when he attempted to smuggle drugs into jail. Rickye Brown stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse facing a charge of smuggling contraband into jail. According to affidavit, an o ... read more »

Several Arraigned in Washington County on Friday

Jul 13, 2018

Several individuals were arraigned on criminal charges at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. 43-year-old Stacey Bergstrom was arraigned on charges of violating the Oklahoma Sex Offender Registration Act. Bergstrom is a convicted level three aggravated sex offender for an incident tha ... read more »

Inhofe talks about SCOTUS Nomination

Jul 13, 2018

  Friday Morning on KWON’s Community Connection - US Senator Jim Inhofe was able to share how he feels about the upcoming Supreme Court nominee confirmation. Senator Inhoff spoke to the character of Nominee Brett Kavanaugh, - and how he will most likely be placed on the court. ... read more »

Planet Fitness Grand Opening Well Attended

Jul 13, 2018

A large crowd attended Thursday night's Planet Fitness grand opening at the Eastland Shopping Center.  Marketing Manager for Planet Fitness, Chris Epper says when you look at the number of people who came out on a warm night in Bartlesville, it shows there is a lot of interest in what Pl ... read more »

Union State Bank Ceremonial Groundbreaking

Jul 12, 2018

Bartlesville will have some more banking options in the next 6-7 months. Union State Bank had its ceremonial groundbreaking this morning at the corner of its future location of Nowata and Swan. Union State Bank already has a presence in Bartlesville, but is planning on the new location se ... read more »

Rocky Bevard Appointed Interim Police Director

Jul 13, 2018

The search continues for a new police chief following the retirement of chief Tom Holland, who retired July 6th. Capt. Rocky Bevard has been appointed interim operational director until a new chief is appointed.   Steps were taken to begin the process to replace Holland after he anno ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Arrest Three on Stolen Credit Cards

Jul 13, 2018

Bartlesville Police have made three arrest in connection to the recent Larceny from Vehicles.  According to Captain Jay Hastings, Officers stopperd 18 year old D’Rayvion Todd, 18 year old Colton Viles and 18 year old Gavin Jones Thursday Afternoon. Detectives had developed the three as ... read more »

Caney Man Arrested After Nowata County Chase

Jul 12, 2018

A police chase on Wednesday that started in Nowata County and ended in front of a liquor store in Bartlesville has led to an arrest. 19-year-old Collin Wright of Caney, Kansas was booked into the Nowata County Jail on charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. According to an affi ... read more »

Benson to Resign; District 6 Seat Open

Jul 12, 2018

After eight years of service on the Bartlesville Board of Education Nikki Benson is set to announce her resignation. Benson is giving her up District 6 seat because she is moving out of that board district which covers the southeast portion of the school district. Benson’s resignation i ... read more »

Bartlesville's Warren Neff is a Teacher of the Year Finalist

Jul 12, 2018

A Bartlesville math teacher is one of the twelve finalists for Oklahoma's Teacher of the Year.  Joy Hofmeister has named STEM Math teacher, Warren Neff to the list.   Neff joins five other teachers from the eastern half of the state -- Natalie Fielden from Sapulpa, Amy Green ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Partner With Shoe Ministry

Jul 12, 2018

Bartlesville Police Department has partnered with a local non-profit -- First Step Shoe Ministry.   According to Captain Jay Hastings, First Step will provide the Police Department with new shoes and socks to be given to children when officers come in contact with families with child ... read more »

Third Tower Green Forum Set

Jul 12, 2018

If you missed the first two opportunities to add your ideas to what will become the voter-approved tower green project you have another opportunity.  Consultants and city staf will host a noon forum on Thursday at the Bartlesville Community Center.   It's your opportunity to ... read more »

Senator Inhofe is Confident on Kavanaugh's Confirmation

Jul 12, 2018

Oklahoma's Senator Jim Inhofe says he is confident that the president's nomination to the supreme court, Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed.  Inhofe says several Democrat senators from states that supported President Trump will be motivated to support the nominee.   Inhof ... read more »

Bartlesville Police Report Vehicle Larceny Incidents

Jul 11, 2018

    Bartlesville Police have recently taken 15 Larceny from Vehicle reports during the past three days.   Captain Jay Hastings says the area of activity has been on the east side of Bartlesville along Madison boulevard. Some of the street names are, Grandview, Melmart, ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested

Jul 10, 2018

A Bartlesville man who was pulled over for a routine traffic stop was placed under arrest after officers found drugs and an unregistered weapon. Jeffrey Vire stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana ... read more »