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Bartlesville Man Picks Up Firearm Charge

Jul 15, 2019

A 20-year-old Bartlesville man was charged with recklessly handling a firearm for an incident that occurred on July 10. Robert McClintock appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing the felony charge. According to an affidavit, officers were investigating property damage at ... read more »

Taylor Appears in Court; Accessories Identified

Jul 15, 2019

Dalton Taylor faces the recommended charge of first degree murder for his alleged role in a homicide last Friday. Taylor appeared in front of district judge Linda Thomas at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. A $500,000 bond was set over the weekend after Taylor turned himself in to Bartl ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Discuss Creek Name Change

Jul 15, 2019

The Nowata County Commissioners heard from several different county officials at Monday morning’s meeting. The commissioners first continued an item held over from last week regarding a potential creek re-naming on behalf of Jot Hartley. Hartley proposed changing the name of Madden Creek to ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Close Bridge

Jul 15, 2019

It appears that 115 Timberlake Bridge will be closed for the foreseeable future, after the Washington County Commissioners took action on the matter during its weekly meeting on Monday. District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier said that after going over several consultations, it would be best to ... read more »

Senator Inhofe Talks National Defense and Oshkosh Fly-In

Jul 15, 2019

America's enemies now include more than just our tradional competitors. Those are the words of Senator Inhofe. who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committe, Friday as he spoke KWON News on the air Friday. He says we face not only military threats from Russia and China, but also various t ... read more »

Humility Picnic at Sooner Park Brings Attention to Love

Jul 13, 2019

Churches came together at Sooner Park in Bartlesville on Saturday for a Humility Picnic. Committee Organizer Travis Dunlap said the ad hoc committee joined forces well in a few weeks to put on a wonderful event. He said Saturday that there is room in this society and this culture where there ... read more »

Pride Picnic Rocks Johnstone Park on Saturday

Jul 13, 2019

The 2nd Annual Pride Picnic took place at Johnstone Park in Bartlesville on Saturday. Toby Jenkins, the Executive Director for Oklahomans for Equality out of Tulsa, said they loved the turn out and mourned with those who needed to mourn. He said when cities, corporations, and other groups rej ... read more »

Job Fair for Support Staff Positions at Bartlesville Public Schools

Jul 13, 2019

Bartlesville Public Schools is holding its annual support staff job fair on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Bartlesville High School Commons Area. The district is filling positions for substitute teachers, non-teaching coaches, teacher assistants, paraprofessionals who w ... read more »

Senator Lankford and Others Respond to Turkey Accepting Russian Air Defense System

Jul 13, 2019

Senators James Lankford (R-OK), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) issued the following joint statement after reports today that a shipment of parts for the Russian S-400 air defense system had arrived in Turkey. The group of Senators led a& ... read more »

No Fault Found in June 1 Police-Involved Shooting

Jul 12, 2019

No wrongdoing was found on behalf of two Bartlesville Police officers in regards to the June 1 shooting death of Thomas Gay. District Attorney Kevin Buchanan released a statement  on Friday afternoon say no charges will be pursued against either officer. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investig ... read more »

Timberlake Bridge to be Consider Again on Monday

Jul 13, 2019

After the item was tabled last week, the Washington County Commissioners will reconsider the closing of the 115 Timberlake Bridge. District 2 Commissioner Mike Bouvier said several weeks ago that the fracture structure was unsafe and that people do not adhere to the weight limit signs for the ... read more »

City Manager Contract to be Discussed on Monday

Jul 13, 2019

After hearing a sales tax report, the Dewey City Council may enter into executive session in their next meeting. When they exit the executive session, the Council will consider and possibly vote to approve City Manager Kevin Trease’s employee contract for the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year. ... read more »

BPS to Hold Annual Support Staff Job Fair Tuesday

Jul 12, 2019

Bartlesville Public Schools will hold its annual support staff job fair soon. The District is filling positions for substitute teachers, non-teaching coaches, teacher assistants, paraprofessionals who work with special education students, bus drivers and IT Specialists. They also need cooks, ... read more »

National Defense Authorization Act Passes the House

Jul 12, 2019

The House voted on the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act Friday. It passed with a vote of 220 to 197. Oklahoma Representative Kevin Hern voted against the 2019 NDAA. He said in a statement that, “Funding our national defense is a bipartisan priority, but bipartisanship is not refl ... read more »

Tulsa Man Arrested After Using Fake Prescription

Jul 12, 2019

A Tulsa man was arrested after trying to apprehend prescription drugs under a false name. Lance Woods appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday facing felony charges of attempting to obtain a controlled substance under false pretenses and false impersonation to create liability. ... read more »