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Bartlesville Man Arrested For Kidnapping

Aug 24, 2016

A $750,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly was involved in a kidnapping of a woman back in July of this year.  47-year old Anthony Paul Ornder is charged with kidnapping, two counts of possession of a weapon, and possession of methamphetamine.  Bartlesville police ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Arrested For Attacking Ex-Wife

Aug 24, 2016

A $50,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville man who allegedly attacked his ex-wife.  William Elton Littlesun, Jr. is charged with domestic abuse assault and battery.  Bartlesville police were called to a home in the 5100 block of Southeast Manning where they found the suspect sitting ... read more »

Boys & Girls Plan Groundbreaking Ceremony

Aug 23, 2016

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Wednesday at 4 p.m. for The Boys & Girls Club of Bartlesville. Their facility, the C.J. “Pete” Silas Boys & Girls Club, at 401 S. Seminole Avenue will begin construction. The project includes a 30,000 square foot building, an outdoor b ... read more »

BRTA Approves Budget

Aug 23, 2016

Monday afternoon the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority met for the Monthly regularly scheduled meeting. BRTA Executive Director Chris Wilson provided the end of year financial report, a thorough review of the fiscal year 2017 budget, as well as the directors report. Residential Redevelop ... read more »

Bartlesville Voters Approve Bond Proposals

Aug 23, 2016

Bartlesville voters came out Tuesday in support of their teachers and the local school system to approve a 19.4 million dollar bond proposal.  Question number one passed with 4,081 yes votes to 1,776 no votes for 69.68 percent of participating voters saying yes.  A transportation bond p ... read more »

Accident on Highway 75

Aug 23, 2016

There has been a reported two car accident on U.S. Highway 75 and Green Country Road. Please avoid if possible. More on KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3 when it becomes available. ... read more »

Baton Rouge Collection

Aug 23, 2016

A former Bartlesville physician is collecting and distributing money to flood victims in Baton Rouge. Dr. Ralph McLaury and his wife Pat are taking in funds and laundry, as well as sheetrock. Because there were 35 inches of rain, the sheetrock is needed. 100% of the funds and items will b ... read more »

Governor Fallin Approves Ballot Questions

Aug 23, 2016

Gov. Mary Fallin has signed election proclamations that place five state questions on the Nov. 8th general election ballot. Fallin signed the proclamations on Tuesday ahead of Friday's deadline for the governor to complete paperwork for the general election ballot. The ballot qu ... read more »

Vinita Teen Arrested in Shooting Death

Aug 23, 2016

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the shooting death of a Vinita woman. The agency said earlier that a 38-year-old woman was found dead in her home Monday after her step-son walked into the Vinita Police Department about 7:30 a.m. Monday ... read more »

Accident on Highway 60

Aug 22, 2016

There has been a reported accident on East Highway 60 towards Nowata. The accident reportedly involves a motorcycle and another vehicle, and Life Flight is en route. ... read more »

New License Plate

Aug 22, 2016

Governor Marry Fallin unveiled the new license plate design for the state of Oklahoma, titled “Explore Oklahoma.” The plate is light blue with the state bird, a scissor-tailed flycatcher, in white, in the middle. At the bottom of the plate is the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Rec ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

Aug 22, 2016

The Washington County Board of Commissioners held a lengthy meeting on Monday morning in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room. The commissioners were scheduled to hear four presentations, although they only heard three of them. Charity Kossin, Program Director for City on a Hill, Andrew Oleson, ... read more »

Hester Back In Court

Aug 22, 2016

A Bartlesville man who was arrested last week on drug charges, appeared in a Washington County Courtroom for the second time Monday afternoon facing formal charges.  34-year old Ramone D. Hester is charged with possession of methamphetamine and obstructing an officer.  Bartlesville poli ... read more »

Nowata County Court Clerk Resigns

Aug 22, 2016

Another top Nowata County Official has resigned.  Court Clerk Sara Ewers announced her resignation effective August 31st.  Nowata County Commissioner Chairman Bud Frost read Ewers letter. The commissioners accepted Ewers resignation.  In other action, the commissioners approved ... read more »

Oklahoma's Suicide Rate Remains High

Aug 21, 2016

Oklahoma's suicide rate is 37 percent higher than the national rate, yet the state ranks near the bottom in spending for mental health services. The Tulsa World reports  that nationally, there are 12.6 suicides per 100,000 people each year. Oklahoma ranks 13th in the country with a rat ... read more »