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Motion to Dismiss Filed by Defense in Sexual Assault Case

Jun 15, 2021

An Ardmore man accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old-girl had a motion to dismiss filed on his behalf. Dustin Gullett was charged with possession of child pornography, forcible sodomy, first degree rape and contributing to the delinquency of minors during an appearance at the Washington Co ... read more »

David Topping Named Bartlesville Fire Chief

Jun 15, 2021

Deputy Fire Chief David Topping has been tapped to take over the top position at the Bartlesville Fire Department in the wake of Chief John Banks' retirement later this month. After 32 years of service with BFD, Topping will officially become chief of the department on July 1. After servi ... read more »

Sheriff Hoping to Get Nowata County Use Tax Funds

Jun 15, 2021

The discussion continued about how to allocate County Use Tax funding at Monday’s Nowata County Commissioners Meeting. A resolution regarding the CUT was tabled at the meeting as officials are still sorting out the best way to distribute the funds. In early May, Nowata County sheriff Ja ... read more »

Lighthouse Looks to Add Storage Facility, More

Jun 15, 2021

The Lighthouse Outreach Center in Bartlesville is looking at building a new storage facility and expanding its transitional housing. Linda Radaker, the Director of Development at the homeless shelter, said the storage facility will be located at the property across from their facility at 1411 ... read more »

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Osage Casinos

Jun 15, 2021

The Osage Nation held groundbreaking ceremonies for the two casinos that are set to open in 2022 for both the Bartlesville and Pawhuska locations. While in Pawhuska, Osage Nation Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear said it is important to continue moving forward and making things better fo ... read more »

Leadership Bartlesville Class XXX Completes Project

Jun 15, 2021

Bartlesville Leadership Class XXX wrapped up its backyard deck project for Youth and Family Services of Washington County's (YFS) Emergency Youth Shelter over the weekend. YFS Executive Director Katie Wilson was a project lead with Brook Barnes with Zach's Garage. Wilson said they spe ... read more »

Arvest Bank Provides More than 1.6 Million Meals

Jun 15, 2021

Arvest Bank launched its annual Million Meals initiative to fight hunger in the four-state region the bank serves two months ago. On Tuesday, the bank announced that with the help of customers and community members, it has exceeded the campaign goal by raising more than 1.68 million meals. La ... read more »

Lankford, Johnson, Paul, Hawley, and Rick Scott Request Documents Regarding NIH’s Handling of COVID-19 Pandemic

Jun 15, 2021

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) joined Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) announces that he, along with Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Josh Hawley (R-MO), sent a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Xavier Becerra and the Director of the National Institutes of Heal ... read more »

Courthouse Renovations Could Begin in August, September

Jun 15, 2021

A few weeks have come and gone since Stout Construction demolished the former Washington County Election Board offices in the courthouse in downtown Bartlesville, and the focus has shifted to the future of the space. Washington County Commissioner Mike Dunlap has been talking about remodeling ... read more »

Asphalt for Bison Road Project is Two Weeks Out

Jun 15, 2021

Crews continue to work on the first leg of the Bison Road project between Tuxedo Boulevard and Durham Road just east of Bartlesville as conditions dry out. Washington County Commissioner Mike Bouvier said asphalt for the roadway is approximately two weeks out. Bouvier said this is because the ... read more »

Todd Starnes to Join KWON Lineup Weekdays at 1pm

Jun 15, 2021

Todd Starnes is a longtime, award-winning journalist and radio commentator. His daily radio presence has reached millions of listeners on hundreds of stations, and his syndicated column is also read by millions. He is a frequent contributor in major media, and social science researcher Georg ... read more »

Today's Dad Deserves It Contest Daily Winner 6-15-21

Jun 15, 2021

Congratulations, to R.G. Ketchum of Skiatook for being today's daily winner in our "Dad Deserves It" contest. He wins two tickets to the Grand Jubilee at Grand Country Music Hall in Branson, MO.   You can still enter our "Dad Deserves It" contest through ... read more »

The Best of Take3 Headlines OKM Festival Tonight

Jun 15, 2021

  The Best of Take3 takes the stage tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Bartlesville Community Center.   Their program includes works by: Bach, John Lennon, Billy Joel, as well as themes from: Game of Thrones, Fortnite, Pirates of the Caribbean, and more.   With a flair ... read more »

Two Injured in Rollover Accident Near Avant

Jun 15, 2021

A personal injury collision occurred Monday evening just before 8pm on State Highway 11 approximately .75 miles south of CR2200, 2 miles south of Avant in Osage County.   Kayla Crenshaw, 34, of Tulsa was driving a  2014 Nissan southbound on State Highway 11 when she left the roa ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged with Burglary

Jun 14, 2021

A Bartlesville woman was arrested on Saturday after allegedly breaking into an occupied residence. Jessica Zimmer appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Monday facing felony charges of first degree burglary and false personation as well as a misdemeanor count of obstructing an officer. ... read more »