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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 »

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 »

State House Makes Budget Progress

May 23, 2017

Despite a constitutional prohibition on passing revenue bills in the final week of session, the Oklahoma House approved a plan to generate about $100 million by limiting the amount of itemized deductions Oklahoma taxpayers can claim on their tax returns. The bill approved Monday caps deductio ... read more »

Bartlesville Council Works on Fy 18 Budget

May 22, 2017

The Bartlesville City Council awarded KSL Dirtworks the bid for asphalt rehabilitation work on portions of five streets.  KSL was the lower of two bidders at 529 thousand dollars.  The bid combined five smaller projects in order to get a better bid based on economy of scale for the cont ... read more »

Hundred Barrel Oil Spill in Osage County

May 22, 2017

Monday morning at the meeting of the Osage County Board of County Commissioners, Emergency Management Director Jerry Roberts provided his quarterly report and updated the commissioners on an environmental accident which took place last week. While grading county road 2280 near Barnsdall a county ... read more »

Bartlesville Domestic Dispute

May 22, 2017

An Owasso man appeared in Washington County court Monday. Lucas Wayne Stevens is facing a felony charge of domestic abuse for incident that occurred on April 11th. According to an affidavit, the alleged incident occurred at the Candlewood Suites in Bartlesville. A woman accused Stevens of jum ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Domestic Abuse

May 22, 2017

A Bartlesville man was in court on Monday for domestic abuse. Jamie Ray Adams appeared in Washington County after the incident occurred in March. According to an affidavit, Adams punched his step-father in the back of the head while he was seated at church. The punch cause Adams’ step-f ... read more »

Dewey Domestic Abuse

May 22, 2017

A Dewey man was in the Washington County Courthouse on Monday. Ryan Cargill was charged with one misdemeanor count of domestic abuse. According to an affidavit, an officer was investigating a case of domestic violence in the presence of a minor child. Cargill and his girlfriend had been livin ... read more »

Washington County Board of Commissioners

May 22, 2017

The Washington County Board of Commissioners met at their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday morning. Among action items, the commissioners approved a resolution and reimbursment form regarding the Washington County Clerk.  During the Commissioners' Report, the commissioners discu ... read more »

Nowata Commissioners Approve Sales Tax

May 22, 2017

The Nowata County Commissioners met for their regular meeting Monday morning. The main thing on the agenda was the approval of the sales tax plan for the 2017, 2018 Fiscal Year. The Commissioners approved funds in the same amount as the last fiscal year. The Fair Board, the OSU Ag Extensi ... read more »