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Bartlesville Man Allegedly Spits on Officer

Jul 29, 2020

A Bartlesville man was charged with several counts after being arrested and spitting on a police officer. Brian Riley was charged with driving under the influence of drugs, carrying a firearm while under the influence and assault & battery on police officer during a Tuesday night incident. ... read more »

Oklahoman's Receiving Unsolicited Seeds

Jul 29, 2020

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry is reporting that Oklahoman's have received a number of unsolicited seeds from foreign countries.   Seeds are sent in packages, usually stating the contents inside is jewelry. This is known as, “agriculture smuggling ... read more »

Riley Signs Extension Through 2025

Jul 29, 2020

Earlier this week it was announced that Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley agreed to a new six-year contract that will keep him in Norman until 2025. This adds two more years to Riley’s current contract with the Sooners. Riley made $6.3 million in the 2019 season, which was among the top ... read more »

Immunization Clinics Being Held in Osage, Washington Counties

Jul 29, 2020

The Washington County Health Department will be holding its back to school immunization clinic on Thursday, August 6th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.   A chart of your child's shot history will be required. It is recommended that you call ahead of time to ensure availability. Masks will b ... read more »

Lisa Beeman Provides Park and Recreation Update on City Matters

Jul 29, 2020

Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Bartlesville Lisa Beeman was on KWON Monday morning during City Matters to talk about what will be on the upcoming General Obligation Bond Election on August 25th.   Beeman said there are several projects that they are hoping to pass in ... read more »

Trial Could be Forthcoming for Sexual Battery Case

Jul 29, 2020

A Bartlesville man facing charges of sexual battery could be tried in Washington County next month. Brian Neal is set for Friday’s jury sounding docket where his case could be selected for the jury trial docket as soon as next month. Neal allegedly made unwanted advances toward a woman ... read more »

Price Tower Receives CARES Act Grant

Jul 29, 2020

The Price Tower announced on Wednesday that it was recipient of a Cares ACT Grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council. This grant is meant to help organizations effected by COVID-19 like Price Tower which had to shut down for three months. Education and Outreach Specialist Price Connors says this gran ... read more »

Barnsdall Schools to Release Back to School Plan Monday

Jul 29, 2020

This coming Monday, Barnsdall Superintendent Jeff Lay will present a finalized plan for the students to return to school safely at its regularly scheduled board meeting. Much like other area schools, Barnsdall is offering multiple plans for student enrollment, including full-time participatio ... read more »

Dewey Schools Has Slight Change in Enrollment Process

Jul 29, 2020

For students attending Dewey Public Schools, there has been a slight change in the enrollment process. For those in middle school, students won’t be given a Google Chromebook. Families will now fill out paperwork and the laptops will be handed out on the first day of school. This is bec ... read more »

Osage County Man Dies from COVID-19

Jul 29, 2020

An Osage County man in the 65 or older category has died due to COVID-19 according to Wednesday’s situation update from the Oklahoma State Department on Health. This is the eleventh reported Osage County death since March. Osage County is reporting 50 active cases, an increase over the ... read more »

Bartlesville Chamber Survey: COVID-19 Challenges

Jul 29, 2020

Where do we go from here in the COVID-19 era? That is what the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce wants to know as they rollout a new survey this week. Chamber President Sherri Wilt wants to know the challenges our local businesses are facing. Many planning questions exist from not knowing if, ... read more »

USD 436 Caney Moving Start of School To August 26th

Jul 29, 2020

USD 436 in Caney has released its modified calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. The new start date for grades 1-12 will be August 26th instead of August 20th, while pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students will not start their school year until after Labor Day. The school district will b ... read more »

OK Dept. of Veterans Affairs Provides Update on COVID-19 Response

Jul 29, 2020

Secretary of Military and Veterans Affairs Ben Robinson was joined today by Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs Executive Director Joel Kintsel, Oklahoma City VA Health Care System Director Wade Vlosich and Oklahoma State Department of Health Deputy Commissioner Keith Reed to provide an updat ... read more »

Siemers Provides Road Construction Update on City Matters

Jul 28, 2020

The Director of Engineering for the City of Bartlesville, Micah Siemers was in for City Matters Tuesday morning, to give an update on road construction projects that are happening within the city of Bartlesville.   Siemers says there are a few bridges that are about to have major wo ... read more »

Lankford Talks About U.S.-China Supply Chain

Jul 28, 2020

Oklahoma republican senator James Lankford warned of possible hazards on the supply chain on several products from China, including personal protective equipment. Lankford questioned dependence on China, which earlier this year prevented companies from receiving PPE at the height of the pandemic, ... read more »