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Boys & Girls Clun 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 »

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 »

Quinton Man Drowns at Skiatook Lake

Aug 21, 2016

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a Quinton man has drowned in Skiatook Lake. The OHP report indicates 30-year-old Nicolas William Birckel drowned in the lake Friday afternoon. The patrol initially reported that the drowning occurred Saturday. An OHP report says Birckel jumped from a boa ... read more »

Ethanol's Environmental Damage

Aug 21, 2016

 The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general says the Obama administration has failed to study as legally required the impact of requiring ethanol in gasoline.     The IG says the government also failed to investigate whether new regulations intended to addre ... read more »

Pedestrian Injured in Accident West of Sperry

Aug 20, 2016

A Sperry woman is in the hospital as a result of injuries she suffered in a Saturday morning accident four miles west of Sperry.  The Oklahoma highway patrol reports 33 year-old Justin Auten of Sperry was driving his Tahoe eastbound on 113th street a tenth of a mile east of 68th West Avenue. ... read more »

Area Football Coaches Preview the Season

Aug 20, 2016

The KWON sports team had the opportunity to speak with area high school football coaches on Saturday morning.  Most of the teams will open their season Friday night.  You can download the broadcast HERE.   ... read more »