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Avant Man Caught With Meth

Apr 24, 2017

An Avant man is in the Washington County Correctional Facility after being caught with methamphetamine. Brian Daniel Tisdale was taken into custody on Sunday. According to an affidavit, officers stopped Tisdale during a traffic stop after the car he was traveling in failed to use a turn sign ... read more »

Andy Coleman Continues his Congressional Campaign

Apr 24, 2017

Bartlesville's Andy Coleman announced his candidacy for Jim Bridenstine's First District Congressional Seat in February.  He is a U. S. Air Force Academy graduate and has served overseas in the Air Force.  He spent that last several years at Voice of the Martyrs working in count ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners

Apr 24, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Among action items, the commissioners approved several bids for six-month road materials. The commissioners also approved and signed several more forms from ODOT for the Bison Road Projec ... read more »

Tim Harris Announces Congressional Campaign

Apr 24, 2017

Former Tulsa County District Attorney, Tim Harris announced his campaign for Congress.  Harris is one of what will likely be a field of Republicans running for the seat the First District Congressman Jim Bridenstine will vacate in November of next year. Harris was elected as Tulsa County ... read more »

Nowata County A Member of National Group

Apr 24, 2017

The Nowata County Board of Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Mornday morning. The board approved Nowata County’s membership into the National Association of Counties in Washington DC. Most counties in the state are already members. Vice Chairman Curtis Barnes explains ... read more »

Area Legislators Answer Education Questions

Apr 22, 2017

State Senator Julie Daniels and State Representatives Earl Sears and Travis Dunlap answered an hour's worth of education-related questions from teacher-heavy audience Friday night.  The room was filled to overflowing and there were more in the hallway. The legislators answered questi ... read more »

Bartlesville Renews it Tree City USA Credentials

Apr 22, 2017

Just a handfull of people turned out to plant a tree Saturday morning next to the Johnstone Park Pavillion in Bartlesville.  Retired City Forrester, Chuck Parkin planted a Caddo Sugar Maple. Members of the city's staff cooked hot dogs and provided snacks for the participants.  ... read more »

Adam Hooper Services Saturday

Apr 21, 2017

The Bartlesville radio family and followers of Oklahoma Wesleyan, Nowata, and Dewey and area school sports lost a friend Monday morning.  Adam Hooper passed away in a Tulsa hospital. A memorial service will be held for Adam Hooper Saturday afternoon at 2pm in the Oklahoma Wesleyan Unive ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Points Gun At Police

Apr 21, 2017

A Bartlesville man is in custody on several felonious charges, and one misdemeanor. Louis Neil Ruckman is charged with two counts of felonious pointing of a firearm, one count of assault with a deadly weapon, and a misdemeanor of obstructing an officer. According to an affidavit, a police of ... read more »

Neosho River Expected to Flood Saturday

Apr 21, 2017

The Neosho River is expected to surge into moderate flood levels by Saturday morning. Flooding is to be expected along the river’s flood plain in Labette County Kansas and Ottawa County Oklahoma but will most likely only affect agricultural lands. The Labette County Sherriff’s Departm ... read more »

New BHS Tennis Courts In Use

Apr 21, 2017

The six new tennis courts at the high school were ready for play on Wednesday. Workers continued to construct the center stands and other finishing touches, however, the courts themselves are finished and have already been used. The new courts feature walkways on the north and south sid ... read more »

Maya Angelou Musical Arrangement To Be Performed

Apr 21, 2017

The Madison Middle School Choir will be one of eleven school choirs across the United States to premiere the musical arrangement of Maya Angelou’s "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."   This event will be on Tuesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Madison Middle School Auditori ... read more »

Bartlesville Domestic Abuse

Apr 21, 2017

A Bartlesville woman is in the  Washington County Correctional Facility for domestic abuse. Carolyn Nichole Vaughn pleaded not guilty in court on Friday. According to an affidavit, Vaughn was upset with the victim that he was moving out to live with another woman. She then admitted that ... read more »

Caney to Crest Saturday Morning

Apr 21, 2017

The Caney River is expected to crest at 23.4 feet at Ramona Saturday morning.  That's a little more than a foot and half below flood stage at 26 feet.  Those numbers could change based on the amount of rain the area receives throughout the day.  Administrative Chief for Washing ... read more »

Local Obserance of National Day of Prayer Set

Apr 21, 2017

Bartlesville’s Voice of the Martyrs will host the annual prayer event for the National Day of Prayer on Thursday evening, May 4th at 6:30.  Bartlesville area families are encouraged to attend a special time of prayer for our nation. A local interdenominational committee is organizi ... read more »