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Fire in Rural Nowata County

Jun 20, 2018

A large house caught fire in rural Nowata County on Wednesday morning. The blaze in a rural location near Road 405 and Road 19. According to the Nowata Fire Department the house is considered a total loss.  A Nowata Firefighter was taken to the Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartles ... read more »

CMT Cast to Visit Kiddie Park

Jun 20, 2018

Cast members of the Children's Musical Theater for the Little Mermaid production will be performing at Kiddie Park on Saturday, June 30 at 7:30 for park goers.   This will be a first time visit for the CMT, and Jan Watt says the cast is excited to share parts of the show. &nb ... read more »

Coffeyville Police Execute Search Warrant

Jun 20, 2018

An investigation into drug activity and recently break-ins at businesses leads to a search of a Coffeyville home.  Police Chief Kwin Bromley spoke with our news partner KGGF News at the scene at 1005 West 10th Street.   Bromley says those five will be taken into custody for ques ... read more »

Kevin Stitt has Problems

Jun 20, 2018

What does it tell you when you hear that a candidate who is asking for your vote hasn't voted?  According to the Tulsa World, candidate for governor, Kevin Stitt did not vote in at least the last four elections for governor.     The Tulsa World reports Stit ... read more »

Foundation Grant Aids Project Lead the Way

Jun 20, 2018

The Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation announced Monday that it had raised $115,000 towards an expansion of the Project Lead the Way Launch STEM curriculum in the Bartlesville's six elementary schools. The Foundation exceeded its goal of raising $100,000 towards adding additional biomedic ... read more »

Three Join Mary Martha Staff

Jun 20, 2018

Catholic Charities of Eastern Oklahoma has welcomed three new staff members to its team at Mary Martha Outreach in Bartlesville. Misty Wishall has taken on the position of Director, Judy DuVall will coordinate volunteer efforts, and Stephanie Hathaway will serve as GED Teacher/Team Leader. &n ... read more »

Custody Dispute Leads to Domestic Abuse Charge

Jun 19, 2018

A dispute over child custody led to a domestic incident that put a Locust Grove woman in police custody. Rochelle Medlock appeared at the Washington County Courthouse facing a misdemeanor charge of domestic abuse. According to an affidavit, Medlock traveled to Bartlesville to allow her son to ... read more »

City of Dewey Meets For Multiple Meetings Monday

Jun 19, 2018

The City of Dewey met for three separate meetings on Monday evening. At 7 on Monday evening, the Dewey City Council opened their meeting where the majority of time was spent in a public hearing on two dilapidated structures located on Choctaw Street. After hearing from the owner of the proper ... read more »

New Early Voting Location in Osage County

Jun 19, 2018

Osage County voters will for the first time have the option of voting at a satellite early voting location before Tuesday's Primary Election.  Osage County Election Board Secretary Kelly Chouteau says if you want to vote early in person, you can do so Thursday, Friday, or Saturday.  ... read more »

School Board Approves Superintendent Resignation

Jun 19, 2018

The Pawhuska Public Schools Board of Education approved the resignation of superintendent Dr. Janet Neufeld at the Monday evening meeting. With the resignation of Dr. Neufeld, the board also approved resignations for Jill Barnes, Julie Laughlin, Michael Vassar, Sandra Jones, and Lady Husky Basket ... read more »

Governor Fallin Could Call Special Session

Jun 19, 2018

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says she expects to call lawmakers back to the Capitol for a special session if Oklahoma voters approve a state question next week to allow the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. Fallin on Monday expressed reservations about State Question 788 and said the Legi ... read more »

Barnsdall Man Hospitalized After Early Morning Accident

Jun 19, 2018

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol continues to investigate an early morning accident on State Highway 123 6-tenths of a mile north of State Highway 11 east of Barnsdall.  According to the accident report, 30 year-old Jason Detar of Barnsdall was southbound on 123.  His car went off the road t ... read more »

Nowata Man Faces First Degree Rape Charges

Jun 18, 2018

A 21-year-old Nowata man is facing first degree rape charges after allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old who was under the influence of alcohol. Lane Branch was arraigned on Monday at the Washington County Courthouse. According to an affidavit, the victim and a friend, also a minor went to ... read more »

New Braums Opened

Jun 18, 2018

The new Braums location on Highway 75 is ready and open.   With the opening, the old location near Food Pyramid will closed on Sunday night, and all items left in that store were transferred across the street.   The new building features a new design, and features ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve Several Items

Jun 18, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners discussed several items at a Monday morning meeting. The board first heard a presentation from Courtside Benefits Group specifically highlighting insurance benefits for retired county employees. The board approved action that will lower the cost of insurance an ... read more »