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Two BHS Student Named National Merit Semifinalists

Sep 12, 2018

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced that two Bartlesville High School seniors, Aarya Ghonasgi and Liza Williams, have been named Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Aarya Ghonasgi is the daughter of Archana Sapre and Dhananjay Ghonasgi. She is ... read more »

Charges Presented in Hit-and-Run Case

Sep 12, 2018

A women arrested for her involvement as the alleged driver in a fatal hit-and-run incident on August 18 appeared in Washington County court on Wednesday in front of special judge Kyra Franks. According to a press release from the Bartlesville Police Department, 32-year-old Ashlee Nicole Johns ... read more »

Thomas Arrested; Facing First Degree Murder Charges

Sep 11, 2018

Police arrested a man who allegedly killed his estranged girlfriend in Ocheleta on Sept. 4 after recovering from his injuries at a Tulsa hospital. John Jeffrey Thomas appeared in Washington County court on Tuesday facing a charge of first degree murder with deliberate intent and a misdemeanor ... read more »

ConocoPhillips' Lance Focuses on Employment, Infrastructure

Sep 12, 2018

ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Ryan Lance spoke at City Church in Bartlesville Wednesday morning. Lance says that the last time he was in Bartlesville; he was going through his sixth downturn with the business.  When asked about employment for ConocoPhillips' Bartlesville location, ... read more »

Thief Caught on Camera Steals Lawn Care Equipment

Sep 12, 2018

KWON’s news partner, The News on 6, says a man in Ochelata has had three thousand of dollars of lawn care equipment stolen from him. Childers, who owns a lawn care business, told the News on 6 that he caught the thief on tape before 5 a.m. Tuesday. The home video surveillance can see an unk ... read more »

Charges Filed After K9 Officer Death

Sep 11, 2018

Charges of killing a police dog and public intoxication have been filed against 38-year-old Shoshone Hicks of Nowata, according to our news partners at The News On 6. Hicks appeared in court Tuesday in front of Judge Carl Gibson. On August 29, Hicks was stopped by a Nowata Police officer on H ... read more »

Three Arrests Made in Hit-and-Run Incident

Sep 11, 2018

Three arrests have been made stemming from a hit-and-run incident that occurred on August 18 and led to the death of Cleo ‘Cotton Boll’ Lewis. According to a press release from the Bartlesville Police Department, 32-year-old Ashlee Nicole Johnson of Bartlesville turned herself in arou ... read more »

Several Instances of Vandalism Occurring at City Parks

Sep 11, 2018

Vandalism has been rampant at several of the City of Bartlesville’s 17 parks and recreational facilities. City Parks Superintendent Bobby Robinson said in a press release that one parks gets vandalized every day, sometimes more than one in a day. Damages range from mild graffiti to the ... read more »

Ramona Man Violates Protective Order

Sep 11, 2018

A Ramona man with a violent history towards his wife violated a protective order in an incident in which he followed his wife’s vehicle all around Ramona. Chance Herren was arrested on Sunday for the incident and appeared in Washington County court on Tuesday where charges were presented an ... read more »

Osage County Free Fair to Begin

Sep 11, 2018

The Osage County Free Fair is set to begin on Wednesday at the county fairgrounds in Pawhuska. The fair will be open to the public through Saturday. All still exhibits will be entered and judged on Wednesday, the fair’s first day. Livestock entries will be taken starting at 8 a.m. o ... read more »

Fire Dept. Honor Guard Remembers 9/11 Victims

Sep 11, 2018

The Bartlesville Fire Department Honor Guard honored the lives of those lost during the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center seventeen years ago Tuesday morning. The 9/11 memorial was held at the Central Fire Station and the honor guard retired an American flag to honor the lost. City M ... read more »

Woman With Violent Past Arrested Again

Sep 10, 2018

A Bartlesville woman with a history of domestic assaults was arrested after allegedly causing two domestic disturbances in two days. Rachel Madison made an appearance at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. Madison is facing potential charges of domestic assault and battery for an incident ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Charged With Burglary

Sep 10, 2018

A Bartlesville man with previous convictions of larceny and robbery was arrested and charged with second degree burglary and possession of stolen property for an incident that occurred on Saturday. Cody Donnell appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday and stood before Special Judge ... read more »

Nowata County Commissioners Approve Pay Raise

Sep 10, 2018

The Nowata County Commissioners approved a resolution for a payroll correction at a brief meeting on Monday morning. The resolution will give all county officials a $137.50 raise per month. The county payroll was approved by the excis board. Initially the resolution was for a $150 per month r ... read more »

Honor Guard, Fire Department to Remember 9/11 Victims

Sep 10, 2018

Fire Chief John Banks with the Bartlesville Fire Department says the Central Fire Station will have a memorial service to remember the lives lost during the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center seventeen years ago. Bartlesville’s recently acquired honor guard will be in attendance ... read more »