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Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority

May 24, 2017

The Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority held a regular meeting on Wednesday afternoon where they spent much of the meeting in executive session discussing with their legal council about several pending lawsuits from Joel Rabin and Sharon Hurst. The authority also approved a recomendati ... read more »

BPS Summer Food Service Program

May 24, 2017

The Bartlesville Public Schools Child Nutrition Department will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program for Children this year. Free meals will be served to children ages 1 to 18 in the cafeterias of four schools in the Bartlesville Public School District – Richard Kane, Ranch H ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman Charged With Possession of Inhalants

May 24, 2017

A Bartlesville woman was in the Washington County Courthouse on Wednesday. Allison Leathers was charged with possession and use of nitrate inhalants. According to an affidavit, Leathers used an air duster to inhale intoxicating chemicals, which is a misdemeanor. Leathers next court date i ... read more »

Bartlesville Man DUI

May 24, 2017

A Bartlesville man appeared in Washington County court on Wednesday. Erik Yales was charged with driving under the influence of drugs earlier this week. According to an affidavit, an officer stated that he witnessed Yales driving a truck into a garage door and was led to believe that Yales wa ... read more »

Kiddie Park to Observe 70 Years Saturday

May 24, 2017

Bartlesville's Kiddie Park will celebrate 70 years of serving the youngsters of Bartlesville on Saturday.  The event is billed as a "Happy Days" anniversary.  Kiddie Park board chairman, Ron Adams says Bartlesville's park is a one-of-a-kind.  He refers to a 2009 s ... read more »

Legislature has Budget Problems

May 24, 2017

An impasse among Oklahoma lawmakers over how to fix the state's worst budget problem in decades has sent the legislature spiraling into chaos and focused blame on the usually sacrosanct oil and natural gas industry for not paying more taxes. The industry has historically been the key driv ... read more »

Nowata School Board to Consider Hiring Decisions

May 24, 2017

The Nowata School Board plans to hire a high school football coach during its Wednesday night meeting.  The agenda also calls for the board to consider hiring a special education teacher or director of special education for the middle school and take action on hiring a teacher/coach.  T ... read more »

Bartlesville Motorcyclist Injured in Osage County

May 24, 2017

A Bartlesville motorcyclist driving under the influence and too fast for conditions was injured just after 11 o'clock Tuesday night.  The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports 21 year-old Jacob Ketchum  was westbound on county Road 2760 5 miles southeast of Bartlesville in Osage County at ... read more »

Washington County Accident

May 23, 2017

An accident occured this morning on Gap Road, just southwest of Bartlesville. A pickup truck that was pulling a utility trailer was westbound when the trailer went left of center on the road, where a man riding a motorcycle was traveling eastbound. The man on the motorcycle hit the trailer and wa ... read more »

2017 Bartlesville High School Graduation

May 23, 2017

The 2017 senior class of Bartlesville High School will be honored on May 26th with graduation ceremonies beginning at 8 p.m. at Custer Stadium. Bartlesville High School principal LaDonna Chancellor, says about 400 seniors are eligible to graduate. In the case of inclement weather, the graduat ... read more »

BPS Completes Challenge Grant

May 23, 2017

The Bartlesville Public Schools Foundation presented a check for $85,017 to the Bartlesville Board of Education on May 15. The check was from the successful Challenge Grant for piloting a new STEM program in the Bartlesville school district’s six elementary schools, and was presented by thr ... read more »

Vehicle Accident Temporarily Closed Adams Boulevard

May 23, 2017

KWON learned just after 3pm a vehicle accident temporarily closed down parts of Adams Boulevard. It appeared to be West of Quapaw towards downtown.  No further details are availabe at this time on the accident. ... read more »

Bartlesville Woman In Court Again

May 23, 2017

A Bartlesville woman appeared in Washington County court today. Kaitland Elizabeth Shaffer appeared before a judge today facing a charge of not returning to a treatment facility after being released on bond. According to an affidavit, Shaffer did not return to the Washington county Detention ... read more »

64th Annual Big Heart Day This Weekend

May 24, 2017

This weekend is the 64th Annual Big Heart Day in Barnsdall, Oklahoma. Big Heart Day is actually a three day event starting with the Barnsdall Education Foundation Golf Tournament at Adams Golf Course. Friday will also have the Alumni Basketball Games and the Osage Nation Prevention – Movie ... read more »

Independence Police Investigate Monday Night Homicide

May 23, 2017

A homicide investigation is underway in Independence, after a man is fatally shot.  Police Chief Jerry Harrison tells our news partner, KGGF News, that his department is being assisted by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. The scene is near 24t ... read more »