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Man Charged With DUI After Hit and Run

May 16, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested after being involved in a hit-and-run incident while driving under the influence on Wednesday night. John Richmond appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of DUI and leaving the scene of an accident. According to an affidavit, the victim cla ... read more »

Big Heart Days Coming to Barnsdall

May 16, 2019

The 66th annual Big Heart Days in Barnsdall will take place next weekend. Because of construction, there are a few changes to the three day festival, which starts on Friday, but President Claude Rosendale says there will be plenty to do, especially early in the morning on Saturday.   ... read more »

Relay for Life NOW to Celebrate, Honor Cancer Survivors

May 16, 2019

Relay for Life for Nowata, Osage and Washington Counties will celebrate and honor cancer survivors on Saturday. Event Committee Member Linda Dolezal said one way they will celebrate is with a Survivor Lap. Traditional purple t-shirts will be worn during the event, which takes place all over t ... read more »

Sen Lankford: Legislation Will Benefit Military Members

May 16, 2019

On the Senate Floor, US Senator for Oklahoma James Lankford talks about Military Appreciation Month. As Military Appreciation Month carries on, Sen. Lankford encourages the nation to take the time to remember that 24 hours a day, seven days a week - whether the nation is sleeping or is awake ... read more »

Ranch Heights Reaches Out About Programs

May 16, 2019

Ranch Heights wants to reach out to the public about their “Donuts with Dudes” and “Goodies for Gals” events. These two separate events take place once each quarter at Ranch Heights Elementary School. During those times, the school children and their guests enjoy a bre ... read more »

Pawhuska Seniors Set to Graduate Friday

May 16, 2019

Seniors from the Pawhuska class are scheduled to graduate Friday evening. The ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. at Ormond Beach Memorial Stadium. While David Cash has only been at Pawhuska for one year, he recognizes that this is a special group of kids who will be graduating.   The ... read more »

Lane Closure Planned for US-75 at County Line Monday

May 16, 2019

The left lane of northbound US-75 will be closed at W. 4000 Road in Washington County, located just north of the Tulsa/Washington County line. The lane will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to midnight May, May 20th for surface repairs. The right lane will be closed in this same area from 9:00 a. ... read more »

Eastbound Lane of Price Road Closes Thursday

May 16, 2019

Continued lane closures are planned this month to facilitate the ongoing Price Road Rehabilitation project. The eastbound lane closed Thursday to through traffic between U.S. Highway 75 and Silver Lake Road. Bartlesville City Manager Mike Bailey said the westbound lane is open. The closur ... read more »

Budget Agreement Gives Teachers Pay Raise, More

May 16, 2019

House and Senate leaders gather with the governor to announce a state budget agreement. The reached budget agreement provides a 5-percent increase in investment in core state services such as education, infrastructure, public safety, health care, jobs and the economy and other areas. Hous ... read more »

Services to be Held for Found Bartlesville Man

May 15, 2019

Funeral services will be held in Bartlesville for a man who disappeared while hiking two years ago. The remains of 33-year-old Rodney Letterman from Bartlesville was indentified by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Arkansas nearly two months ago. The remains were found near Devi ... read more »

Three Graduations to be Aired Over the Weekend

May 16, 2019

Graduations are taking place all over Nowata, Osage and Washington counties this weekend. KWON-KYFM-KRIG-KPGM will be on hand for the Nowata, Dewey and Pawhuska High School graduations tomorrow. Nowata and Pawhuska’s graduations will take place at 7:00 p.m. and Dewey’s graduation ... read more »

OKWU to Hold Active Shooter Drill Thursday Morning

May 15, 2019

Oklahoma Wesleyan University will be partnering with local law enforcement Thursday morning to host a safety drill, including a few different scenarios if an active shooter were to be on school grounds. Several members of OKWU staff, faculty members and volunteers will participate. OKWU&rsquo ... read more »

Adams Golf Course Improvements Taking Shape

May 15, 2019

Wide scale improvements have made their way to the Adams Municipal Golf Course ahead of the summer season. City of Bartlesville officials say that a project to add white quartz sand to all the bunkers on the course is nearly complete. This project was funded as a part of the 2018 G.O. bond sc ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested on 2018 Burglary Warrant

May 15, 2019

A Bartlesville man was arrested on a warrant in conjunction with a February 2018 burglary. Chad Cassell appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing charges of felony first degree burglary and concealing stolen property. According to an affidavit, Cassell allegedly took several items f ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged in January Burglary Incident

May 15, 2019

A Bartlesville man was taken into police custody this week on a warrant related to a breaking and entering charge. Matthew Hobson stood before a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday facing a felony charge of first degree burglary. According to an affidavit, Hobson arrived at ... read more »