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Arvest Bank Names New President

Mar 31, 2015

A man who has steadily moved up the ranks since he started with Arvest Bank in 2002 has been named President and CEO of Arvest Bank in Bartlesville. The new position for Kyle Hubbard is effective April 1st, 2015. Regional Executive of Arvest Bank Group, Inc., Bradley W. Krieger, announced the app ... read more »

Local Legislator Attends Education Rally

Mar 31, 2015

Several thousand people were in attendance at Monday's education rally at the state Capitol. Senator John Ford, Chairman of the Education Committee, was in the middle of it all. Ford said most people realized that this year, an increase in funding is likely not readily available. He said ... read more »

ConocoPhillips Announces Layoffs

Mar 31, 2015

The word layoff is beginning to be a bad word in the oil industry. The Tulsa World is reporting that a spokesman confirmed that some employees will be laid off due to falling crude oil prices. The number of workers to be laid off is unknown but the layoff will be company wide. Reports are that th ... read more »

Elder Care to Hold Educational Classes

Mar 31, 2015

A local organization that's mission is to help mature adults live a happy and independent life continues to do just that, according to Community Relations Coordinator Jennifer Ennis. Washington County Elder Care has many other services available, such as fitness classes and caregiver supp ... read more »

Guest Director in Bartlesville for Next Production at Theater Bartlesville

Mar 31, 2015

Theater Bartlesville has a guest director in town for its next production, the Thornton Wilder classic, “Our Town.” Actress Shelby Brammer is the guest director. She's from Texas but lives in New York City. Brammer says “Our Town” could be anywhere. The play &ldquo ... read more »

Boys and Girls Club of Bartlesville to Get New Facility with a New Name

Mar 30, 2015

A new capital campaign has been launched and the wheels are already in motion for a new facility for the Boys & Girls Club of Bartlesville. Resource Development and Marketing Coordinator Mirelle Onukwube said the new facility will be named for someone very important to the club. A fundrai ... read more »

Washington County Fairgrounds Sign Could be Replaced Soon

Mar 30, 2015

The Washington County Fairgrounds sign received an inadvertent hit a couple of weeks ago. A 20-year-old drunk, speeding driver trying to elude the Dewey Police turned onto Bulldogger Boulevard from Highway 75, lost control and hit the sign. While the county waits for Kaelib Richard's insuranc ... read more »

Ochelata Woman Succumbs to Fire

Mar 30, 2015

An Ochelata woman is dead after the mobile home she was in burned down. 69-year-old Glenda Smith was declared dead at the home located in the 400 block of East Main Street. Fire crews arrived on scene to find the home fully engulfed just before 3:30 A.M. on Sunday. Smith's husband said he tri ... read more »

County Sells Tax Properties

Mar 30, 2015

The Osage County Board of County Commissioners met Monday, March 30, for a brief meeting during which most was standard procedure.   Osage County local Eddy Lee once again procured several tax properties from the county. Two tax lots in Pawhuska and four in Hominy. Lee has procured s ... read more »

Washington County Commissioners Talk Infrastructure

Mar 30, 2015

Infrastructure repairs and agreements with ODOT for projects were major topics of discussion during the special meeting of the Washington County Board of Commissioners on Monday morning. Mike Dunlap, District 3 Commissioner, talked about two projects, one on Road NS4030 over Green Lake Creek. The ... read more »

Commissioners Discuss Sheriff's Budget

Mar 30, 2015

The Nowata County Commissioners Monday morning discussed the funding problems at the Sheriff's Office.  Commissioner Chairman Doug Sonenberg said officials are keeping a close eye on the situation.  Officials will have a good idea on the finances when the appropriations comes in nex ... read more »

Nowata County Sets Clean-Up Event

Mar 30, 2015

Nowata County will host two major cleanup events on Saturday, April 11th.  In collaboration with The Great American Cleanup and the Keep Oklahoma Beautiful initiatives that will last all of the after-Easter weekend.  The county will host activities on Saturday, April 11th from 8 to 4. A ... read more »

KWON Radio Repeats as Station of the Year, Non-Metro, by OAB

Mar 27, 2015

KWON radio was recognized for as one of the top radio stations in the state Friday night at the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters awards ceremony.  In addition to the Non-Metro Radio Station of the Year Award -- which is a repeat from the Non-Metro Radio Station of the Year award fro ... read more »

Skiatook Police Looking for Armed Robber

Mar 27, 2015

A Dollar General Store in Skiatook was robbed Thursday night. Police say the robbery occurred at about 10 P.M. Police say a man in his 20s and wearing a black hoodie, showed a firearm and demanded money from a clerk. He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Officers canvassed the area and ... read more »

Students Bring Faith-Based Entertainment to Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Mar 27, 2015

A fairly new course of study at Oklahoma Wesleyan University teaches students about business in the music world. Two students in the Music Business class talked to KWON's Charlie Taraboletti about an upcoming event at the University.   958YP   Yulia Pashchenko also s ... read more »